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Global Telesat Communications Awarded Contract with UK's Forestry Commission for Emergency Response System

Global Telesat Communications Awarded Contract with UK's Forestry Commission for Emergency Response System

Forestry Commission Improves Forest Ranger Safety with Approx. 550 Globalstar SPOT Gen3 Satellite Messengers Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messag...

20-06-2017 Hits:39 Forest

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

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:71 Harvesting & Handling

German wins Forwarder World Cup

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:73 Harvesting & Handling

Grow Forest – forestry gaming app for children

Grow Forest – forestry gaming app for children

Södra is launching a gaming app for children – Grow Forest – in conjunction with Elmia Wood. In the game, the child follows the main character Banja, whose mission is to create a living and sustainable society using the forest’s resources. Banja take...

12-06-2017 Hits:79 Forest

Forest Fuels appoints renewables specialist, Kevin Smith as sales and marketing director

Forest Fuels appoints renewables specialist, Kevin Smith as sales and marketing director

Forest Fuels, the country’s leading supplier of premium grade and RHI compliant wood pellet and wood chip, has announced the appointment of renewables specialist, Kevin Smith, as sales and marketing director. This new board level position underpins ...

02-06-2017 Hits:108 Biofuels

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Champ...

18-05-2017 Hits:130 Harvesting & Handling

Tieto signs deal with SCA Forest Products to manage SAP environment

Tieto signs deal with SCA Forest Products to manage SAP environment

Tieto has signed a three-year contract with SCA, Europe's largest private forest owner, to handle SAP Application Lifecycle Management Services for its forestry business area. The deal means Tieto will be responsible for application management a...

18-05-2017 Hits:155 Forest

Responsible sourcing of forest products beneficial for businesses, new report

Responsible sourcing of forest products beneficial for businesses, new report

Retail companies with strong responsible forest products sourcing policies are seeing numerous tangible business benefits, demonstrating that sustainability makes business sense, according to a new WWF report. Drawing from the experience of the for...

18-05-2017 Hits:158 Forest

Double A supports Thailand's advancement towards national sustainable forest certification standard

Double A supports Thailand's advancement towards national sustainable forest certification standard

The first Thai company accepted by PEFC as an international stakeholder member Bangkok, Thailand – Double A continues its active promotion of sustainable fiber sourcing in Thailand through certification. The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest C...

18-05-2017 Hits:137 Forest

Galliford Try selects Saxlund Push Floor fuel solution for three waste wood gasification facilities

Galliford Try selects Saxlund Push Floor fuel solution for three waste wood gasification facilities

Saxlund International was selected by principal contractor Galliford Try Infrastructure in May 2016 to provide the bulk fuel reception and handling technology for three waste wood gasification facilities currently under construction in Barry, Boston ...

18-05-2017 Hits:145 Forest Bioenergy

Drones over forests approved

Drones over forests approved

The County Administrative Board has approved Södra’s application for a permit to use drones all over Götaland. The aim is to make inventories of storm-affected forests safer and more efficient. "We are happy about the County Administrative Board’s d...

03-04-2017 Hits:214 Forest

Commercial forests are full of untapped energy

Commercial forests are full of untapped energy

The theme of the 2017 United Nations International Day of Forests is Forests and Energy. The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) is proud to represent the global forest products industry, which plays an important role in ...

20-03-2017 Hits:235 Forest Bioenergy

The WestRock Foundation Supports Projects of The Nature Conservancy

The WestRock Foundation Supports Projects of The Nature Conservancy

Paper and packaging company partners to preserve forestlands and freshwater in Virginia and Tennessee The Nature Conservancy and WestRock Foundation announced a partnership for two conservation projects in Southeast Virginia and along the Cumberland...

08-03-2017 Hits:280 Forest

Mercer International Inc. to Acquire One of Germany's Largest Sawmills and a Bio-Mass Power Plant

Mercer International Inc. to Acquire One of Germany's Largest Sawmills and a Bio-Mass Power Plant

Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) has just announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of one of Germany’s largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant, near Friesau, Germany (the "Frie...

06-03-2017 Hits:291 Biofuels

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:431 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:807 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:801 Pellets

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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:859 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:1765 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:2192 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

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:71 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:73 Harvesting & Handling

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Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Champ...

18-05-2017 Hits:130 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

Global Telesat Communications Awarded Contract with UK's Forestry Commission for Emergency Response System

Forestry Commission Improves Forest Ranger Safety with Approx. 550 Globalstar SPOT Gen3 Satellite Messengers Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messag...

20-06-2017 Hits:39 Forest

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Grow Forest – forestry gaming app for children

Södra is launching a gaming app for children – Grow Forest – in conjunction with Elmia Wood. In the game, the child follows the main character Banja, whose mission is to create a living and sustainable society using the forest’s resources. Banja take...

12-06-2017 Hits:79 Forest

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Forest Fuels appoints renewables specialist, Kevin Smith as sales and marketing director

Forest Fuels, the country’s leading supplier of premium grade and RHI compliant wood pellet and wood chip, has announced the appointment of renewables specialist, Kevin Smith, as sales and marketing director. This new board level position underpins ...

02-06-2017 Hits:108 Biofuels

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