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SCA wants to acquire forest land in Latvia

SCA wants to acquire forest land in Latvia

SCA and Latvian Forest Company have signed a letter of intent for SCA to acquire 10 000 hectares of forest land in Latvia. Latvian Forest Company owns and runs a number of forest farms in Latvia. The purchase-sum would amount to approximately S...

07-02-2019 Hits:61 Forest

SCA Wood France and ISB consider merger

SCA Wood France and ISB consider merger

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, ISB, are considering a merger of its operations on wood processing and distribution of wood products in France. The potential merger would result in a large and resourceful supplier of...

07-02-2019 Hits:76 Forest

First successful bulks shipment of RDF to south coast of Sweden

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:108 Logistics

Fewer emissions with new more efficient wood stove

Fewer emissions with new more efficient wood stove

We have reached the goal of making the most efficient wood stove in the world. Swedish innovation company Calidum Cor has developed a stove that is both more efficient and environmentally friendly than any alternative on the market. "We have constru...

31-01-2019 Hits:91 Forest Bioenergy

Turning forest carbon assimilation into a service in a VTT-led project

Turning forest carbon assimilation into a service in a VTT-led project

VTT coordinates the EU-funded Forest Flux project, launched in 2018, which creates commercial services for the estimation of forest carbon storage and assimilation. The services are based on computerised interpretation of satellite data acquired by t...

31-01-2019 Hits:134 Forest

So large is the contribution from the forest sector in combatting climate change

So large is the contribution from the forest sector in combatting climate change

At a seminar in Stockholm February 25, SCA will for the first time present figures of the total climate effects of the company’s operations. “Our growing forests, as well as our products, brings substantial contributions to the work with combatting ...

31-01-2019 Hits:78 Forest

Södra adapts timber prices to market conditions

Södra adapts timber prices to market conditions

We are seeing a slowdown in the economy at the same time as wood supplies are high and forestry activity is intense. As a result, the market price of saw logs is declining “Our operating environment is more unsettled, and we are entering a situation...

31-01-2019 Hits:87 Forest

WRA officially launches its Fire Prevention Plan Guide

WRA officially launches its Fire Prevention Plan Guide

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) officially launched its Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) Guide at its members’ winter meeting in Coventry yesterday (Wednesday). The document is the first sector-specific guide on Fire Prevention Plans (FPPs) to be pr...

31-01-2019 Hits:101 Biofuels

Enva announces the acquisition of Hadfield wood recyclers ltd

Enva announces the acquisition of Hadfield wood recyclers ltd

Enva (“the Company”), a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions in the UK and Ireland, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Hadfield Wood Recyclers Ltd and all other businesses within the Hadfield group. ...

31-01-2019 Hits:106 Biofuels

Greater knowledge about the spruce bark beetle

Greater knowledge about the spruce bark beetle

Why does damage caused by spruce bark beetle increase during extremely hot and dry summers? How can growth in young and middle-aged forest be strengthened? These are a few of the questions for which researchers received grants to conduct further stud...

31-01-2019 Hits:164 Forest

Contract with Phoenix Energy

Contract with Phoenix Energy

EQTEC plc (AIM: EQT), the technology solution company for biomass gasification-to-energy projects, is pleased to announce that it has signed its first equipment purchase contract with Phoenix Energy (“Phoenix”), in relation to the Company’s first pow...

31-01-2019 Hits:110 Biofuels

RWM - Recycling & Waste Management Expo

RWM - Recycling & Waste Management Expo

RWM is the UK’s leading trade show for recycling and waste management, providing the biggest platform for the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector. Since changing owners at the start of 2018, RWM has grown to attract over 12,000 visi...

31-01-2019 Hits:126 Conferences & Exhibitions

Stora Enso and FSC® join forces in a strategic partnership

Stora Enso and FSC® join forces in a strategic partnership

Stora Enso and the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) have signed an international partnership agreement establishing a long-term strategic collaboration to develop and promote sustainable forestry. Stora Enso and FSC have announced today a new ...

08-01-2019 Hits:167 Forest

Stora Enso partners with H&M group and Inter IKEA group to industrialize TreeToTextile

Stora Enso partners with H&M group and Inter IKEA group to industrialize TreeToTextile

TreeToTextile AB is a joint venture between H&M group, Inter IKEA group and innovator Lars Stigsson since 2014, with the aim of developing new textile fibers in a sustainable way at attractive cost levels. Today TreeToTextile announces that Stora...

08-01-2019 Hits:131 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:1400 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:1635 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:1658 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:108 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:562 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:1754 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:465 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:1157 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:2042 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

SCA wants to acquire forest land in Latvia

SCA and Latvian Forest Company have signed a letter of intent for SCA to acquire 10 000 hectares of forest land in Latvia. Latvian Forest Company owns and runs a number of forest farms in Latvia. The purchase-sum would amount to approximately S...

07-02-2019 Hits:61 Forest

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SCA Wood France and ISB consider merger

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, ISB, are considering a merger of its operations on wood processing and distribution of wood products in France. The potential merger would result in a large and resourceful supplier of...

07-02-2019 Hits:76 Forest

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Fewer emissions with new more efficient wood stove

We have reached the goal of making the most efficient wood stove in the world. Swedish innovation company Calidum Cor has developed a stove that is both more efficient and environmentally friendly than any alternative on the market. "We have constru...

31-01-2019 Hits:91 Forest Bioenergy

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