Kistefoss museum. Kistefos 2019-12-04

The wood pulp mill

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The exhibit runs until September. C 2015 Bruce Springsteen Los Angeles California, October 23 1999. The mill was added to the list of priority by the. While the project was still in the melting pot, Hein conducted a pilgrimage on the St. This one is called Octopus, created in 1997 by artist Bjarne Melgaard.

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Bladt Industries to build prestigious arts building for the Kistefos Museum in Norway

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However, production was stopped in 1955 but the responsible parties agreed to let all of the machinery, inventory and production equipment remain in place for the purpose of restarting production at a later date. In the autumn of 1953, a 30-year lease was signed between Follum Factories and Kistefos Træsliperi. Paintings on display include works by legendary Norwegian artists Christian Krohg, Edvard Munch, Harriet Backer and Christian Skredsvig. With its great location, it becomes a very beautiful exhibition space with varied light sources and views of the river. The investment portfolio includes Norwegian and foreign companies within the segments offshore, shipping, financial services, telecommunications, real estate as well as financial investments.

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Kistefos Wood Pulp Mill

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The power came directly from the and was transformed mechanically. The new museum building, which will open autumn 2019, will make Kistefos-Museet more modern and visitor friendly. One invention was the process of converting wood to pulp by mechanical pulping grinding , and usage of the resulting pulp for paper. The museum offer something for all ages; both children and adults. The pulp mill was built at the waterfall Kistefossen in the river Randselva, and the location was perfect for a pulp mill because of the waterfall as a power source and the river as water supply for the production.

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The Kistefos Museum

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The steel structure that forms the frame of the building, covers a 60 m free span across the River Randselva, thus linking the north side and the south side of the river. The mill used mechanical grinding to make wood pulp for paper production. Kistefos agreed to deliver power and lumber to the plant at Follum, being paid market price and a premium for the processing. Here, you will be part of an animated tour, where several of the machines can be started. Furthermore, the vortex of the container may be perceived as a reference to the energy created and extracted from the waterfall just below the location of the sculpture. Value creation is achieved through active involvement through board representation in order to develop the companies where Kistefos has substantial ownership interests. Paintings on display include works by legendary Norwegian artists Christian Krohg, Edvard Munch, Harriet Backer and Christian Skredsvig.

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The wood pulp mill

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The lumber came mill owned forests in , pulled across and floated down Randselva to Kistefoss. We have extensive experience in technically advanced bridges and infrastructure projects, and even the steel structure in the arts building is also very difficult to execute because of the twist that the arts building has on its path over the river. The main features of the agreement was that Kistefos would continue as power and timber supplier for Follum at market costs, while Follum was to take over the operation and expenses of the pulp mill from the 1st of January 1954. The sculpture park is part of the abundant and luxuriant park area belonging to Kistefos Museum, and consists of sculptures by Norwegian and international contemporary artists. The arts building will also be an extension of the sculpture park and the Kistefos Museum, which is considered to be one of the most important contributors to Norwegian and Scandinavian industrial history.

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Path to by Jeppe Hein

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By leading the river through the eye, the artist emphasizes the direct link between man and nature, almost as an invitation to use our senses, listen to and take responsibility for nature and our surroundings. The striking feature of the sculpture is the movement that starts at the top of the container: A strong whirling spine - a vortex - grows stronger and stronger in a downward direction. The whole technically advanced structure weighs 380 tonnes, and Bladt Industries is also constructing a platform under the arts building which will be made of 250 tonnes of steel. He shared his own vast collection, lending out paintings to factories and offices, and encouraged others to do the same. For instance, there was a lot of wood pulp in newspapers.

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Kistefosmuseet

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Where are we and where are we headed? The old factory now houses an industrial museum which hosts annual, shifting exhibitions in addition to the sculpture park which focus is sight specific and international contemporary works of art. On the 25th of June 1955, all grinding operations were transferred to Follum. A groundwood mill was established at Kistefos in 1889. A traditional maze disillusions and weakens the sense of direction and location. Experience Kistefos-Museum: industrial museum, art Hall and sculpture park Kistefos Museum gives a calm and informal atmosphere, while at the same time conveying interesting art and history.

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The wood pulp mill

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In 1955, production of wood pulp halted at Kistefos Træsliberi. Mechanically produced wood pulp had to be mixed with cellulose chemically produced wood pulp to make paper. Kistefos is a private investment company wholly-owned by Christen Sveaas. At left, the American ambassador Benson K Whitney. The Kistefos-Museet Foundation was founded in 1996 and was made possible by gifts from Christen Sveaas and Jevnaker municipality.

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The Kistefos Museum

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Season: Medio May - Medio Octobre. Thus, the sculpture appears as a mixture of advanced technology and art. The Kistefos-Museet Foundation was founded in 1996 and was made possible by gifts from Christen Sveaas and Jevnaker municipality. Together with the free span of 60 m, this makes the challenge very difficult. The wood pulp was an important basic product in the manufacture of cheap paper products.

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