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Metsä Fibre Oy (formerly Metsä-Botnia)

Headquarters in Finland

Metsä Fibre Oy website: https://www.metsafibre.com/en/Pages/default.aspx

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22 November 2006
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Author: EFE

El Banco Mundial (BM) aprobó ayer un préstamo por 170 millones de dólares y una garantía de crédito por 350 millones para la planta de celulosa que la empresa finlandesa Botnia planea construir en Uruguay. Argentina, que se opone a la planta, pero el...

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22 November 2006

World Bank approves funding for Uruguay pulp mill

Author: Reuters

The World Bank on Tuesday agreed to finance a controversial pulp mill project in Uruguay that has caused tensions with its neighbor Argentina over concerns it will cause environmental damage to a shared river. The financing by the bank's private...

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21 November 2006

Against the Will of 300,000 local stakeholders World Bank Board Approves Loans to Botnia

Author: Center for Human Rights & Environment

Today the Board of Directors of the World Bank, against all legal reasoning and social opposition, approved two loans Botnia to construct one of the world’s largest pulp mills ever. Local sentiment to the decision was conveyed through some of the...

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21 November 2006
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21 November 2006
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente (Argentina)

Hoy, la mesa de Directores del Banco Mundial, más allá de todo razonamiento legal y oposición social, aprobó el préstamo para la construcción de una de las más grandes pasteras del mundo: Botnia. El sentimiento local ante la decisión fue expresado por...

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21 November 2006

IFC and MIGA Board Approves Orion Pulp Mill in Uruguay: 2,500 Jobs to Be Created, No Environmental Harm

Author: IFC (Intl. Finance Corporation)

The boards of directors of the International Finance Corporation and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency today approved a $170 million investment by IFC and a guarantee of up to $350 million from MIGA for the Orion pulp mill project in...

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21 November 2006

World Bank approves funding for Botnia's controversial paper mill in Uruguay

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7 November 2006
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Author: Terra

El presidente argentino, Néstor Kirchner, reclamó al Banco Mundial (BM) que 'suspenda la consideración de toda decisión relativa' a la financiación de plantas papeleras en Uruguay...La instalación en territorio uruguayo de dos plantas de celulosa, una...

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6 November 2006

Argentina asks for halt in paper mill loan

Author: Reuters

Argentine President Nestor Kirchner asked the World Bank on Monday to halt loans for a pulp mill in neighboring Uruguay that critics say will harm the environment...Finland's Metsa-Botnia is building a pulp mill alongside a river dividing Uruguay and...

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6 November 2006

President of Argentina calls on World Bank to halt loans to Botnia's pulp mill in Uruguay on environmental grounds, until Intl. Court of Justice reaches final decision

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