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International Paper And World Wildlife Fund Collaborate To Develop Science-Based Targets For Forests And Advance Forest Restoration In Brazil

How much forest land—and what quality—is needed to ensure forests can continue to provide people, plants and animals worldwide with clean air and water, food and the goods and services they need to thrive? Through a new collaboration between World W...

20-06-2018 Hits:82 Forest

Predatory mites are saving birches

Predatory mites are saving birches

Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg is now using a biological method of pest control for the very first season, which means using beneficial animals instead of traditional chemical pest control. The biological method is more sustainable and creates a bette...

11-06-2018 Hits:97 Forest

Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

PulPaper, PacTec and Wood&Bioenergy on 29–31 May represent the cornerstones of an international event for the forest industry, including an exhibition and extensive programme. In the event, approximately 500 companies ranging from forest i...

18-05-2018 Hits:104 Forest

Långasjö sawmill equipped for the future

Långasjö sawmill equipped for the future

On Saturday 21 April, Södra’s sawmill at Långasjö was reopened at a ceremony attended by more than 2,000 visitors. In 2017, just over SEK 100 million was invested in the facility to increase capacity and achieve more efficient production. The initiat...

25-04-2018 Hits:151 Forest

Samskip Nor Lines’ service will start calling SCA Logistics Rotterdam

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:232 Logistics

360 DEGREE HYSTER SOLUTIONS OVERCOME INDUSTRY SPECIFIC CHALLENGES

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:121 Harvesting & Handling

BREAKING NEWS: Explosive Report Exposes Illegal Palm Oil Clearance by Salim Group

BREAKING NEWS: Explosive Report Exposes Illegal Palm Oil Clearance by Salim Group

New Report Uncovers One of the Largest Cases of Illegal Rainforest Clearance in Borneo for Palm Oil Development Major international banks and brands connected to company controlled by notorious Indonesian business tycoon, knowingly clear-cutting tro...

11-04-2018 Hits:232 Forest

Södra is Sweden’s most attractive employer

Södra is Sweden’s most attractive employer

Södra has been named as Sweden’s most attractive employer in the world’s largest employer branding survey, the Randstad Award. Over the past two years, Södra has advanced from 48 in the ranking to now occupy the top spot and thereby become the first ...

11-04-2018 Hits:161 Forest

The Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM), September 12th and 13th, NEC Birmingham, 10am - 5pm

The Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM), September 12th and 13th, NEC Birmingham, 10am - 5pm

"RWM is the leading recycling, water and energy waste management event in the UK - showcasing the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector to the industry’s most influential names and organisations. Register for your FREE ticket here...

26-03-2018 Hits:315 Conferences & Exhibitions

Forest Bioenergy Review Announces RWM 2018 Partnership

Forest Bioenergy Review Announces RWM 2018 Partnership

We are thrilled to announce Forest Bioenergy Review’s media partnership with RWM 2018, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition. Returning to the NEC Birmingham on September 12th and 13th, the event is under the new management of PRYSM Media Gr...

23-03-2018 Hits:277 Conferences & Exhibitions

Woodland Managers in Sweden Choose Globalstar’s SPOT Gen3 to Enhance Safety for Forest Rangers and Hydro-electricity Staff

Woodland Managers in Sweden Choose Globalstar’s SPOT Gen3 to Enhance Safety for Forest Rangers and Hydro-electricity Staff

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announces that Orsa Besparingsskog, a company which manages a range of forestry, co...

18-03-2018 Hits:295 Forest

More forest from cultivars

More forest from cultivars

Between 2013 and 2017, the proportion of cultivars* increased from just over 50 percent to nearly 90 percent of Södra’s total seedling deliveries. Cultivars ensure strong and healthy forests with better growth and high quality. The increase has been ...

13-03-2018 Hits:270 Forest

UPM Biofuels receives Uruguay's first RSB sustainability certification for biofuel feedstock

UPM Biofuels receives Uruguay's first RSB sustainability certification for biofuel feedstock

UPM Biofuels has received a sustainability certificate for the cultivation of the Brassica carinata crop - a new feedstock for biofuel production - in Uruguay. The RSB (The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) certification in biofuel feedstock pr...

18-01-2018 Hits:472 Biofuels

Using Big Data for sustainable agriculture, forestry and fishery

Using Big Data for sustainable agriculture, forestry and fishery

As part of an international consortium, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing new solutions for the responsible and sustainable use of the resources of agriculture, forestry and fishery. The main goal is to use Big Data particularly ...

17-01-2018 Hits:522 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:1065 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:1323 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:1324 Pellets

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Logistics

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:232 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:1425 Logistics

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Work begins on £25m Quay extention at Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25m extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300 metres of quay work includes a 125 metre quay extension, an up...

16-01-2015 Hits:2348 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

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:121 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:803 Harvesting & Handling

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German wins Forwarder World Cup

The new forwarder world champion, Daniel Bergmann of Germany, is praised by his fellow countrymen. Photo: Elmia AB When the final of the Forwarder World Cup was decided at Elmia Wood on Friday, the battle was between Daniel Bergmann of Germany and P...

13-06-2017 Hits:1133 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

International Paper And World Wildlife Fund Collaborate To Develop Science-Based Targets For Forests And Advance Forest Restoration In Brazil

How much forest land—and what quality—is needed to ensure forests can continue to provide people, plants and animals worldwide with clean air and water, food and the goods and services they need to thrive? Through a new collaboration between World W...

20-06-2018 Hits:82 Forest

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Predatory mites are saving birches

Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg is now using a biological method of pest control for the very first season, which means using beneficial animals instead of traditional chemical pest control. The biological method is more sustainable and creates a bette...

11-06-2018 Hits:97 Forest

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Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

PulPaper, PacTec and Wood&Bioenergy on 29–31 May represent the cornerstones of an international event for the forest industry, including an exhibition and extensive programme. In the event, approximately 500 companies ranging from forest i...

18-05-2018 Hits:104 Forest

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