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Wuudis Solutions secured second prize in EU Big Data solution competition

Wuudis Solutions secured second prize in EU Big Data solution competition

Opening up research and Innovation results for the benefit of society is essential to acknowledge EU tax payers´ money.  With this objective, Wuudis Solutions in collaboration with Finnish Forest Centre and other DataBio partners disseminated hi...

15-07-2019 Hits:5 Forest

SCA publishes map of nature conservation areas

SCA publishes map of nature conservation areas

SCA has published on its website a digital map of the company’s forests voluntarily set-aside for nature conservation. This is forests that SCA has voluntarily exempted from forest management due to its high conservation values. The areas include for...

15-07-2019 Hits:11 Forest

John Deere to invest in customer service centers in Scotland, Sweden and Finland

John Deere to invest in customer service centers in Scotland, Sweden and Finland

The new customer service centers supporting John Deere’s forest machinery business will open in 2020 in Perth, Scotland; Ockelbo, Sweden; and Laukaa, Finland. The investments will improve the geographical scope of our customer service and the efficie...

15-07-2019 Hits:8 Forest

SCA acquires another 10,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

SCA acquires another 10,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire Sundin Mezs SIA from the unlisted Swedish company Livland Skog AB. Sundin Mezs SIA owns forest and land assets in Latvia. The purchase price is approximately SEK 260 million (€24.2m) on a debt-free basis. The a...

15-07-2019 Hits:12 Forest

BillerudKorsnäs sells a majority stake in Bergvik Skog Öst

BillerudKorsnäs sells a majority stake in Bergvik Skog Öst

BillerudKorsnäs has just entered into an agreement for the sale of a majority stake in Bergvik Skog Öst to the pension company AMF. BillerudKorsnäs sells 89.9% of Bergvik Skog Öst AB for a price corresponding to an enterprise value of SEK 12.2 bill...

15-07-2019 Hits:23 Forest

SCA acquires 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia

SCA acquires 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia

SCA has acquired Forestum Group AB, a Swedish company which owns forest and land assets in Estonia, totalling approximately 10,000 hectares. The purchase price is SEK 420 million (€39m) on a debt-free  basis. Forestum has an Estonian subsidiary...

03-06-2019 Hits:139 Forest

Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

Global shredding brand UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as worldwide waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country. The XR3000C mobil-e has made the 6,5...

09-05-2019 Hits:278 Biofuels

Tax rate hike for domestic Solar, Storage and Biomass Boiler markets contested by industry

Tax rate hike for domestic Solar, Storage and Biomass Boiler markets contested by industry

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is contesting a proposal by HMRC to increase VAT rates on low carbon technologies such as domestic solar, biomass boilers, and battery storage. Sudden consultation released by HMRC, which closed on 3rd May 20...

07-05-2019 Hits:300 Biofuels

Benefitting from sustainable financing

Benefitting from sustainable financing

What are green bonds and why is Stora Enso integrating its sustainability agenda into funding and financial services? We asked Pasi Kyckling, our SVP, Group Treasurer for his views on sustainable finance and Stora Enso’s approach to the world of gr...

06-05-2019 Hits:294 Forest

Pellets

Wood Pellet Imports to the UK Fell 24% Year-Over-Year in August after Record High Imports During the First Half of 2016

Wood pellet imports to the United Kingdom have gone up dramatically the past five years and are likely to reach a new all-time-high in 2016, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The US South is the main supplying region with shipments h...

01-12-2016 Hits:1764 Pellets

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North America exports of wood pellets reached record-highs in 2015

North America exports of wood pellets reached record-highs in 2015, with the US Gulf States increasing shipments by 70% from 2Q/15 to 4Q/15, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review Exportation of wood pellets from North America totaled 6.1...

11-05-2016 Hits:1823 Pellets

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Valmet to supply a wood pellet heating plant to the Helen Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki, Finland

Valmet will supply a wood pellet heating plant to Helen Oy's Salmisaari power plant. The wood pellet plant will enable Helen to increase the use of bio fuels in district heat production in Helsinki. The new plant helps the city of Helsinki to meet it...

20-04-2016 Hits:1971 Pellets

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Logistics

First successful bulks shipment of RDF to south coast of Sweden

A demand for quality RDF to the waste-to-energy plant Landskrona Energi has made Geminor turn to Northern-Ireland. Situated in the south-western corner of Sweden, Landskrona Energi district heating plant has received waste fuels from Geminor since i...

31-01-2019 Hits:482 Logistics

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Samskip Nor Lines’ service will start calling SCA Logistics Rotterdam

Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st. The service is provided by Nor Lines’ state of the ar...

23-04-2018 Hits:882 Logistics

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Cronus shows its mettle with new Cardiff gateway

One of Ireland’s most innovative logistic companies is now working with the Port of Cardiff in a move that guarantees container services continue to operate from Wales and expands the southern UK gateways to Ireland. Cronus Logistics has engaged wit...

07-04-2016 Hits:2106 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

John Deere Construction and Forestry Division Announces JDLink™ Ultimate Subscription Price Reduction

John Deere Construction and Forestry is decreasing its annual JDLink™ Ultimate offering prices, providing customers with an affordable, streamlined data solution that boosts productivity and maximizes uptime. Additionally, the division is consolidati...

03-05-2019 Hits:272 Harvesting & Handling

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360 DEGREE HYSTER SOLUTIONS OVERCOME INDUSTRY SPECIFIC CHALLENGES

Hyster Europe announces several updates to help specific industries overcome unique challenges. Whether it’s a lack of space in a retail warehouse or the Just-In-Time demands of an automotive factory, Hyster® solutions are meeting the needs of spec...

12-04-2018 Hits:798 Harvesting & Handling

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Ecolog’s new 688E full-size harvester completes the E series

Now that the eight-wheeled Ecolog 688E harvester has made its world debut at Elmia Wood the E series is complete. Photo: Elmia AB At Elmia Wood Ecolog presented the new harvester that completes the new E series. It is the eight-wheel drive Ecolog 68...

13-06-2017 Hits:1506 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

Wuudis Solutions secured second prize in EU Big Data solution competition

Opening up research and Innovation results for the benefit of society is essential to acknowledge EU tax payers´ money.  With this objective, Wuudis Solutions in collaboration with Finnish Forest Centre and other DataBio partners disseminated hi...

15-07-2019 Hits:5 Forest

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SCA publishes map of nature conservation areas

SCA has published on its website a digital map of the company’s forests voluntarily set-aside for nature conservation. This is forests that SCA has voluntarily exempted from forest management due to its high conservation values. The areas include for...

15-07-2019 Hits:11 Forest

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John Deere to invest in customer service centers in Scotland, Sweden and Finland

The new customer service centers supporting John Deere’s forest machinery business will open in 2020 in Perth, Scotland; Ockelbo, Sweden; and Laukaa, Finland. The investments will improve the geographical scope of our customer service and the efficie...

15-07-2019 Hits:8 Forest

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