Norske Skog Albury (sold)
New South Wales
Norske Skog announced the sale of the Albury mill to Australian packaging group Visy for NOK 520 million (AUD 85 million) on 3 October 2019. Completion of the Albury mill transaction is expected to take place in the first quarter of 2020. The production of newsprint ceased on 5 December 2019. For further information, please see our press release "Norske Skog announces sale and closure of the Albury mill" .
Located in Albury, New South Wales, the mill commenced production in 1981 and ranks among the best newsprint production facilities in the world.
Annual production capacity is around 274 000 tonnes. This represents about 40% of the newsprint and related grades used in Australia each year.
The mill utilises up to 55% recycled fibre, which is produced in Australia’s first large scale newsprint deinking plant. Commissioned in 1993, this facility recycles around 100 000 tonnes of old newspapers and magazines each year. The other source of fibre used at the mill is plantation radiata pine.
|Production capacity||(t)||265 000|
Number of employees: 184
Norske Skog Albury
Albury NSW 2640
Lavington NSW 2641
General manager: Milo Foster
For general enquiries and complaints call +61 2 60583181