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New Forests to Purchase Tasmanian Plantations from Norske Skog

New Forests to Purchase Tasmanian Plantations from Norske Skog

Australia-based international forestry investor New Forests has agreed to purchase the Tasmanian plantations of a local subsidiary of Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog. The purchase includes a net plantation area of more than 18,000 hectar...

22-02-2020 Hits:37 Forest

Grit out, Power Up as Landia help Cannington Bio Energy

Grit out, Power Up as Landia help Cannington Bio Energy

A decade since it began, Cannington Bio Energy’s hive of activity is impressive – with volumes of waste arriving, waste being treated – and green energy being produced. If only it was as simple as all that. In the demanding waste-to-energy industry,...

22-02-2020 Hits:31 Biofuels

Södra first in the world with fossil-free biomethanol

Södra first in the world with fossil-free biomethanol

Södra has built the world’s first plant for commercial biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest biomass, at Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. Over the next few days, a first pilot delivery will go to Emmelev A/S, a customer that will be using biomet...

20-02-2020 Hits:30 Forest Bioenergy

German market opens for contaminated waste wood

German market opens for contaminated waste wood

Geminor is commencing export of Finish CCA waste wood to German energy recovery plants. – The German import is a result of market changes within Northern Europe, says Geminor’s country manager in Finland, Ismo Hiltunen. Over the coming three years, ...

17-02-2020 Hits:49 Forest Bioenergy

Lars Idermark to leave Södra

Lars Idermark to leave Södra

After just over seven years as President and CEO, Lars Idermark has informed the Board that he will be leaving Södra. The Board will now initiate a recruitment process for a new President and CEO. “Now that a new Group strategy is in place for the c...

17-02-2020 Hits:44 Forest

New forest survey shows higher standing volume and higher growth in SCA’s forests

New forest survey shows higher standing volume and higher growth in SCA’s forests

SCA has performed a new forest survey in 2019. According to the new survey, SCA’s standing timber volume is 11 million cubic metres (m3fo 1) higher than previously estimated. The survey also shows that the annual growth is 1 million cubic metres high...

17-02-2020 Hits:49 Forest

Wärtsilä GEMS energy storage technology to enhance Wärtsilä engine plant and integrate renewables in Honduras

Wärtsilä GEMS energy storage technology to enhance Wärtsilä engine plant and integrate renewables in Honduras

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to add a 10 MW/26 MWh energy storage solution to a power plant owned by Roatan Electric Company (RECO) on the Caribbean island of Roatan in Honduras. Wärtsilä’s proprietary GEMS en...

14-02-2020 Hits:62 Forest Bioenergy

ANDRITZ to supply a further high-efficiency PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with biomass firing in Japan

ANDRITZ to supply a further high-efficiency PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with biomass firing in Japan

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from a Joint Venture between Toyo Engineering Corporation and Nippon Steel Engineering Co., Ltd., Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with a flue gas cleaning sy...

04-02-2020 Hits:88 Biofuels

Energy from Waste set to boost UK and global supply chain capabilities

Energy from Waste set to boost UK and global supply chain capabilities

With the global Energy from Waste (EfW market) expected to be worth US$40bn by 2023, EfWs are evolving into its own dynamic energy sector, according to a new report by the Energy Industries Council (EIC). The market is expected to provide a breadth ...

04-02-2020 Hits:107 Biofuels

Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel available at Zurich airport during the World Economic Forum 2020

Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel available at Zurich airport during the World Economic Forum 2020

Neste, the world's largest producer of renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel refined from waste and residues, will deliver renewable jet fuel (sustainable aviation fuel, SAF) to Zurich Airport during the World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos, Switzerl...

04-02-2020 Hits:168 Biofuels

Chief Technology Officer and Green Chemistry Scientific Advisor Join Circa Group

Chief Technology Officer and Green Chemistry Scientific Advisor Join Circa Group

Tony Duncan, CEO of Circa Group Ltd, who produces bio-based solvent CyreneTM from waste biomass – has announced two additions to the team. Circa’s new Chief Technology Officer is Dr Jason Camp, who started working for Circa on 13 Janu...

04-02-2020 Hits:156 Biofuels

Valmet receives the best A rating in CDP's climate program ranking for the second consecutive year

Valmet receives the best A rating in CDP's climate program ranking for the second consecutive year

Valmet has been recognized for its actions and strategy to mitigate climate change by receiving the best A rating in CDP's climate program ranking for the second consecutive year. CDP's evaluation is based on the company's 2019 disclosure about its a...

04-02-2020 Hits:67 Biofuels

Five years at the forefront of biofuel development

Five years at the forefront of biofuel development

The first biorefinery in the world to produce wood-based advanced biofuels started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland five years ago. The UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery uses wood-based residual raw material, crude tall oil, to produce uniqu...

04-02-2020 Hits:77 Biofuels

John Deere Announces Comprehensive Warranty Upgrade

John Deere Announces Comprehensive Warranty Upgrade

John Deere is offering an upgrade to its comprehensive warranty coverage on all new forestry equipment products purchased from Nov. 1, 2019 to Feb. 29, 2020. “Understanding today’s challenging business climate, we’re aiming to help customers maximi...

04-02-2020 Hits:64 Harvesting & Handling

Rayonier to Acquire Pope Resources

Rayonier to Acquire Pope Resources

Rayonier Inc. (“Rayonier”) (NYSE:RYN) and Pope Resources, A Delaware Limited Partnership (“Pope Resources”) (NASDAQ:POPE) have just announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Rayonier will acquire all of the outst...

20-01-2020 Hits:97 Forest

BillerudKorsnäs Number One in Global Sustainability Rating

BillerudKorsnäs Number One in Global Sustainability Rating

For the sixth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs receives the highest rating level in EcoVadis, thus continuing to be in the top of the companies being evaluated. This is one of several sustainability assessments, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indi...

17-01-2020 Hits:119 Biofuels

Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

As part of its sustainability strategy “Naturally positive”, the Lenzing Group strives to ensure an intact environment and the protection of forests as an important part of the ecosystem. Against this backdrop, Lenzing initiated a project in Albania ...

16-01-2020 Hits:94 Forest

Kelheim Fibres a Frontrunner in CanopyStyle “Hot-Button“Ranking

Kelheim Fibres a Frontrunner in CanopyStyle “Hot-Button“Ranking

In the 2019 `Hot-Button´ report issued by the forest conservation organisation Canopy, Kelheim Fibres attained a “green shirt” ranking. This result underlines the company‘s excellent performance as regards to raw material sourcing. Many fashion brand...

16-01-2020 Hits:77 Forest

Pellets

Major rural body to work with biomass heat works! Campaign to further Uk decarbonisation agenda

Another major nationwide body, this time representing organisations and Councils serving England’s rural areas and communities, is working with the Biomass Heat Works! campaign which is calling for main political parties to protect approximately 46...

06-12-2019 Hits:126 Pellets

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ENplus® Revision goes to Enquiry Stage

The world-leading certification scheme for wood pellet quality enters the next stage of its multi stakeholders’ revision process with that of the Public Consultation. The revised version of the ENplus® procedures and requirements are expected to be p...

30-10-2019 Hits:181 Pellets

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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:2195 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:835 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:1226 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:2473 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

John Deere Announces Comprehensive Warranty Upgrade

John Deere is offering an upgrade to its comprehensive warranty coverage on all new forestry equipment products purchased from Nov. 1, 2019 to Feb. 29, 2020. “Understanding today’s challenging business climate, we’re aiming to help customers maximi...

04-02-2020 Hits:64 Harvesting & Handling

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Mobile self-monitoring for mechanized harvesting to help forestry entrepreneurs

An application was developed for LUKE’s FOBIA project which focuses on enhancing forestry entrepreneurs’ business competitiveness. The newly developed tool allows the user to apply self-monitoring while harvesting timber. The application is suitable...

24-10-2019 Hits:210 Harvesting & Handling

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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:640 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

New Forests to Purchase Tasmanian Plantations from Norske Skog

Australia-based international forestry investor New Forests has agreed to purchase the Tasmanian plantations of a local subsidiary of Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog. The purchase includes a net plantation area of more than 18,000 hectar...

22-02-2020 Hits:37 Forest

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Grit out, Power Up as Landia help Cannington Bio Energy

A decade since it began, Cannington Bio Energy’s hive of activity is impressive – with volumes of waste arriving, waste being treated – and green energy being produced. If only it was as simple as all that. In the demanding waste-to-energy industry...

22-02-2020 Hits:31 Biofuels

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Södra first in the world with fossil-free biomethanol

Södra has built the world’s first plant for commercial biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest biomass, at Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. Over the next few days, a first pilot delivery will go to Emmelev A/S, a customer that will be using biomet...

20-02-2020 Hits:30 Forest Bioenergy

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