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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:68 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:58 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:185 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:129 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:188 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:170 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:367 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:431 Forest

Södra introduces new measurement technology for timber stacks at Värö

Södra introduces new measurement technology for timber stacks at Värö

The measuring station at Värö will be the first at Södra to introduce new technology for measuring timber stack volumes on trucks. The new method is based on automated volume measurement using laser technology, developed by Swedish company, Mabema AB...

04-12-2017 Hits:355 Forest

Stora Enso announces intent to acquire forest assets in conjunction with planned structural changes in Bergvik Skog AB

Stora Enso announces intent to acquire forest assets in conjunction with planned structural changes in Bergvik Skog AB

Shareholders representing 98% of the owners in Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have agreed to initiate discussions, based on a non-binding letter of intent, aiming at structural changes in Bergvik Skog Group. These shareholders are...

30-11-2017 Hits:375 Forest

BillerudKorsnäs intends to acquire forest assets

BillerudKorsnäs intends to acquire forest assets

BillerudKorsnäs has signed a letter of intent to acquire Bergvik Skog Öst AB, owned by Bergvik Skog AB. Bergvik Skog Öst AB comprises approximately 350,000 hectares of forest land in Sweden. The transaction will secure parts of BillerudKorsnäs’ wood ...

30-11-2017 Hits:362 Forest

Södra invests in more forestry drones

Södra invests in more forestry drones

Södra is now investing in more forestry drones. This digital technology speeds up the work of field staff at the same time as it makes it more comprehensive and safer. “We have identified numerous applications where drones can enhance the efficiency...

24-11-2017 Hits:353 Forest

Record increase in electricity from the forest

Record increase in electricity from the forest

Between January and September, Södra delivered 15 times more green electricity to the public electricity grid compared with the same period in 2015. Deliveries are equivalent to the total electricity consumption* of 7,000 houses per year. The electri...

03-11-2017 Hits:393 Forest Bioenergy

Essity recognized by CDP as world leader for its action on water and forests

Essity recognized by CDP as world leader for its action on water and forests

Essity, a leading hygiene and health company, has been recognized as a global leader for its action on water and forests and received the highest score from CDP, an international not-for-profit charity that promotes a more sustainable economy. From t...

02-11-2017 Hits:339 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:979 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:1244 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:1243 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:1339 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:2253 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:2871 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:683 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:730 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:680 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

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:68 Forest

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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:58 Forest

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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:188 Forest

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