Wed, 16 Feb 2005: Metsaliitto pulp-mill plans up for adoption…

But the situation changed when the environmental department banned the company's proposed bleaching method, as it would have endangered the Daugava River's ecological system and fishery resources....

Wed, 9 Feb 2005: Investor walks out of pulp-mill project…

He stressed that all pulp mills in Finland use this technology and other methods were used very rarely. Metsaliito could change its decision not to build the pulp mill in Latvia when "conclusions ...

Thu, 24 Jul 2003: Control over pulp mill could fall into different hands…

In the initial phase of the project Metsaliitto, the Latvian state and Sweden's Sodra were equal partners in the Baltic Pulp project, but Sodra and the Latvian state both eventually pulled out.The...

Thu, 10 Jul 2003: Working group: no pulp without paper…

He said though a paper factory would increase the project costs and volume significantly, financial problems were unlikely to occur. "I believe any bank in Latvia will be ready to [finance] this p...

Thu, 5 Jun 2003: Billion-euro pulp mill a step closer to reality…

Roze said it might turn out that the investor wouldn't need the 80-percent discount on corporate income tax for 20 years, as was allowed in a preliminary deal. Any agreement is also subject to the...

Thu, 17 Apr 2003: New leaf turned in massive Baltic Pulp project…

However, the government's task force has yet to make a concrete decision in its negotiations with potential investors, Slesers was quoted as saying by the Diena newspaper. "I can say quite safely ...

Thu, 6 Feb 2003: State drops out of Baltic Pulp project…

The issue of wood supply for the new mill has been a contentious issue since the project's beginning and still remains unclear in the industry."It is up to the company if it wants to source wood s...

Thu, 21 Oct 1999: Summed up…

11. and sent confirmation to Geneva headquarters on Oct. 14. Estonia's membership will automatically occur 30 days from that date. The country will be the third former Soviet republic to join, fol...
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