29 August 2019
Bjørn Einar Ugedal becomes new Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn
Bjørn Einar Ugedal (48) has been appointed new Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn AS from October 15, 2019. He has extensive experience from a number of positions in the process- and power-intensive industry. Until recently, he was the CEO of Ferroglobe Mangan Norway in Mo i Rana, which produces manganese alloys. He has held a number of leading positions in multinational corporations in the process industry. Ugedal holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from the European University of Barcelona (Spain) and graduated with a Master of Science in physical metallurgy at NTNU in Trondheim.
09 August 2019
Norske Skog Saugbrugs granted CO2-compensation
The Ministry of Climate and Environment amends The Norwegian Environment Agency's decision of 19 December 2013 on the basis for CO2 compensation for Norske Skog Saugbrugs AS. The changes are that Saugbrugs will not receive a reduction in CO2- compensation for the years 2018, 2019 and 2020.
19 June 2019
Norske Skog AS considers an IPO and listing on Oslo Børs
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Norske Skog AS has initiated a process to consider an initial public offering (“IPO”) and listing of its shares on Oslo Børs (Oslo Stock Exchange). Sven Ombudstvedt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Norske Skog, commented: - The owner of Norske Skog considers that a listing of Norske Skog’s shares would provide an important platform for future development. We have a strong track record of cash flow generation despite declining demand for paper products. Access to the equity capital market would add opportunities to fund further growth going forward.
19 June 2019
Successful completion of 125 mill euro bond issue
Norske Skog AS has successfully completed a EUR 125 million senior secured bond issue with maturity in June 2022.
02 April 2019
The President’s HSE Prize for 2018 awarded to Norske Skog Saugbrugs
The President’s HSE Prize for 2018 has been awarded to Norske Skog Saugbrugs for their steady improvement within HSE performance. Saugbrugs ended 2018 with H1 and H2 values of 0 and 6, respectively, which is the best results for the mill ever.
10 August 2017
Robotisering og digitalisering i skogkjeden fremover
Digitalisering og strukturendringer må til for å ruste skog-industrien for framtiden. Tirsdag 15. august kl 08.30 på Cafe Victor i Arendal møtes ledelsen i Borregaard, Norske Skog og Norges Skogeierforbund for å diskutere med politikere og miljøbevegelse.
10 August 2017
Norske Skog Skogn takes part in “EffiSludge for LIFE”
- We will participate in an European demonstration project for a sustainable pulp and paper industry called EffiSludge for LIFE. This will lower the energy inputs of the wastewater treatment process to generate biomass valuable for biofuels production.
11 January 2017
Robin Bullen – apprentice from Skogn became national champion
Robin Bullen, currently apprentive at the Skogn mill, became Norwegian champion in vocational subjects in the field of industrial mechanic profession for trainees and young workers.