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Pöyry challenges forestry sector to unlock benefits of forest carbon

Pöyry challenges forestry sector to unlock benefits of forest carbon

A new Pöyry Point of View explores market based forest carbon solutions that are emerging to help mitigate climate change.  The article, ‘Unlocking the benefits of forest carbon ’, outlines how the Paris climate agreement has been a catalyst...

12-09-2016 Hits:111 Biofuels

Landscapes and Livelihoods: PEFC’s Stakeholder Dialogue set to navigate new terrain

Landscapes and Livelihoods: PEFC’s Stakeholder Dialogue set to navigate new terrain

Join us in Bali for our 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue: two days dedicated to discussion, debate and exchange on how the forest sector and forest certification can better contribute to sustainable landscapes for sustainable livelihoods. The dialogue...

12-09-2016 Hits:87 Forest

Valmet to supply biomass-fired power boiler, biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR power plant in Denmark

Valmet to supply biomass-fired power boiler, biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR power plant in Denmark

Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion A/S have signed a contract regarding delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant and related biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR's Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. The new power plant will supp...

07-09-2016 Hits:96 Biofuels

UPM has published new forest portfolios for competitive bidding

UPM has published new forest portfolios for competitive bidding

UPM has just published on the UPM Bonvesta website for competitive bidding new forest portfolios located in Finland. Four of these portfolios are located in Kainuu, one in Pohjois-Savo and one in North Karelia. Additionally as a special portfolio the...

19-08-2016 Hits:110 Forest

EIA has Issued the Following: U.S. Government Report Confirms Imports of Illegal Timber from Peru

EIA has Issued the Following: U.S. Government Report Confirms Imports of Illegal Timber from Peru

In a report just released by the U.S. government, Peruvian timber imported to the United States in January 2015 has been identified as largely illegally sourced, offering the latest example of illicit timber trafficking from Peru to the United States...

19-08-2016 Hits:121 Forest

ANDRITZ to supply biomass boiler island to Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk A/S, Denmark

ANDRITZ to supply biomass boiler island to Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk A/S, Denmark

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the regional Danish municipality Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk A/S to deliver a biomass boiler island for its combined heat and power plant. With the new boiler, natural gas is replaced by ...

01-08-2016 Hits:173 Forest Bioenergy

Tennessee Awards $250,000 Matching Grant For Lebanon’s Waste-To-Energy System

Tennessee Awards $250,000 Matching Grant For Lebanon’s Waste-To-Energy System

A $250,000 matching funds grant has been awarded to The City of Lebanon to assist with construction of a new waste-to-energy facility that will reduce landfill usage and provide clean electrical power. The funding comes from the Clean Tennessee Energ...

01-08-2016 Hits:162 Biofuels

Lebanon Waste-to-Energy Plant Called Model for Partnerships

Lebanon Waste-to-Energy Plant Called Model for Partnerships

“This facility is going to be a model for waste-to-energy partnerships,” Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead  said last week, “as well as the first stage in moving our city completely away from dumping waste into landfills.” His remarks were part of...

01-08-2016 Hits:149 Biofuels

Nashville Energy Company Names Greg Bafalis New CEO

Nashville Energy Company Names Greg Bafalis New CEO

Gregory L. Bafalis, an energy industry veteran, has been selected as the new chief executive officer of PHG Energy (PHGE), a privately held Tennessee company focusing on waste-to-energy and solar technologies in the renewable marketplace. Bafalis’ 3...

01-08-2016 Hits:149 Biofuels

Biomass firm grows into Scotland

Biomass firm grows into Scotland

A North East biomass energy specialist has made a key appointment to its business and opened a Scottish office as it continues to drive forward ambitious growth plans. Respected biomass energy expert Steve Luker has joined Alnwick-based re:heat as p...

01-08-2016 Hits:162 Biofuels

Karlshamn Energi and Södra Cell Mörrum renew long-term partnership

Karlshamn Energi and Södra Cell Mörrum renew long-term partnership

Karlshamn Energi AB and Södra Cell Mörrum have signed a new 10-year agreement for district heating supplies. Under the agreement, Södra Cell will supply residual heat from biofuel production to Karlshamn Energi’s district heating network. The new agr...

01-08-2016 Hits:114 Biofuels

Digital services for forest owners create an opportunity for the national economy – ”One in five forest properties have been uncared for 30 years”

Digital services for forest owners create an opportunity for the national economy – ”One in five forest properties have been uncared for 30 years”

Finnish forest owners have adopted quite well the new digital services and utilize these services to take care of their forest properties. However, some forest owners still neglect their properties. A study conducted by Tieto together with the Univer...

01-07-2016 Hits:269 Forest

HAIX® Protector Ultra guarantees great comfort and protection for forestry workers

HAIX® Protector Ultra guarantees great comfort and protection for forestry workers

Latest product innovation in the forestry sector available in two different colours. HAIX, the functional footwear specialist based in Mainburg, Germany,  launches the latest innovation in forestry footwear, the Protector Ultra, available in li...

16-06-2016 Hits:272 Forest

Sweden seeks PEFC re-endorsement: public consultation open

Sweden seeks PEFC re-endorsement: public consultation open

The Swedish PEFC System has become the latest national forest certification system to seek PEFC endorsement for the fourth time. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability Bench...

02-06-2016 Hits:267 Forest

Biofuels

Pöyry challenges forestry sector to unlock benefits of forest carbon

A new Pöyry Point of View explores market based forest carbon solutions that are emerging to help mitigate climate change.  The article, ‘Unlocking the benefits of forest carbon ’, outlines how the Paris climate agreement has been a catalyst...

12-09-2016 Hits:111 Biofuels

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Landscapes and Livelihoods: PEFC’s Stakeholder Dialogue set to navigate new terrain

Join us in Bali for our 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue: two days dedicated to discussion, debate and exchange on how the forest sector and forest certification can better contribute to sustainable landscapes for sustainable livelihoods. The dialogue...

12-09-2016 Hits:87 Forest

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Valmet to supply biomass-fired power boiler, biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR power plant in Denmark

Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion A/S have signed a contract regarding delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant and related biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR's Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. The new power plant will supp...

07-09-2016 Hits:96 Biofuels

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Harvesting & Handling

Long Reach Restructures and Expands Sales Organization for Future Growth

Cecil D’Antignac, recently-named Vice President of Long Reach Sales at Allied Systems Company, announced personnel changes and additions in a major sales reorganization. Streamlining the quoting and development process is a priority, D’Antignac expl...

31-03-2016 Hits:342 Harvesting & Handling

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Increasing number of harvesting sites awarded highest environmental ranking

Södra has become even better at applying sound environmental consideration in connection with final harvesting. This was one of the findings of the company's Green Balance Sheet for 2015. The proportion of approved final harvesting sites has increase...

23-02-2016 Hits:465 Harvesting & Handling

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UPM has finalised the logging operations on Ärjänsaari island in Finland

UPM has finalised the logging operations on Ärjänsaari island, in Northern Finland. According to the original management plan UPM continues to develop the recreational services of the island by building new signposts, duckboards and campfire sites la...

09-02-2016 Hits:396 Harvesting & Handling

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Logistics

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:356 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:1257 Logistics

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L&G Forest Products Creates Timber Hub at the Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury announces today (27 November) a new agreement with L&G Forest Products to create a 70,000sq.ft. timber hub at the port serving the Grafton Group and others throughout England. L&G, who are part of the Grafton Group whic...

28-11-2014 Hits:1618 Logistics

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Pellets

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:299 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:331 Pellets

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RusForest announces first sales from its Magistralny pellet mill and Ust-Ilimsk harvesting operations launch

RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces successful first sales from its new pellet mill in Magistralny and newly launched own harvesting operations in Ust-...

29-12-2015 Hits:588 Pellets

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