Southern Africa

Sappi Southern Africa today embarked on an official Section 189 engagement process with staff at its Tugela Mill in Mandeni on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast regarding its decision to mothball the PM4 paper machine from 01 January 2013
On 04 September 2013 Sappi Southern Africa showed its support for The Kruger National Park Warburgia Salutaris project at a ceremonial cheque handover event that took place at the Lowveld National Botanical Gardens.
Sappi Limited is pleased to announce that Glen Pearce, currently the Chief Financial Officer of Sappi Europe SA, will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and join the Sappi Limited Board as an Executive Director on 01 July 2014
The successful upgrade to produce Specialised Cellulose (also known as dissolving pulp) at Sappi’s Ngodwana Mill in Mpumalanga marks an exciting phase of growth and development for the company, and the province.
“There have not been any untoward excursions or exceedances by the mill with regards to its effluent, so contrary to what has been reported: we can state unequivocally that there has not been any toxic “spill of effluent” from the Sappi Stanger mill into the uMvoti River
Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel welcomed the announcement made on Friday 10 April 2015 that Ngodwana Energy has been chosen as a preferred bidder in the Department of Energy’s 4th window Renewable Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
Sappi wishes to confirm that it has reached an agreement to sell its Enstra Mill recycled containerboard and kraft papers business situated in Springs near Johannesburg to Corruseal Group.
Borregaard and Sappi will increase the lignin production capacity by 20,000 tonnes at LignoTech South Africa.
Following on Sappi’s recent announcement of the sale of its Enstra Mill and recycled packaging business, Sappi wishes to announce the sale of its Cape Kraft recycled packaging paper Mill to the Golden Era Group.

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