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To reforest Haiti, include Haitians in land management decisions

To reforest Haiti, include Haitians in land management decisions

Haiti is a country of mountains and fields. Roughly 80 percent of the land is covered in rocky ridges, and the vast majority of rural areas are divided into small, privately-owned, cultivated plots. Haiti’s natural forests, once abundant, have gradua...

18-07-2018 Hits:111 Forest

Arensis Grand Opening of UK Alternative Energy Biomass Testing Facilities

Arensis Grand Opening of UK Alternative Energy Biomass Testing Facilities

Who: Arensis is an international provider of distributed energy systems delivering waste to energy solutions based on the world’s most advanced biomass gasification technology in the market. The E4 and new E5 systems each generate 50kW of electr...

11-07-2018 Hits:69 Biofuels

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

With the world’s attention focused on finding greener solutions and cleaner technologies, opportunity is ripe for young scientists and engineers in the forest product and paper sectors to step up to the challenge. The International Council of For...

09-07-2018 Hits:191 Forest

Cranab at the International Interforst 2018 Fair

Cranab at the International Interforst 2018 Fair

The companies of the Cranab group are definitively oriented towards efficient machines with an excellent environmental impact At the event held every four years in Munich, Germany, the Swedish Cranab Group will be participating from 18 to 22 July wi...

09-07-2018 Hits:98 Conferences & Exhibitions

Teknosavo renewed ChipSmart™ 3D - The only automated and real-time wood chip surveillance

Teknosavo renewed ChipSmart™ 3D - The only automated and real-time wood chip surveillance

Teknosavo has renewed the ChipSmart™ 3D chip quality surveillance device by expanding its analysis range. Fully automated analysis can be connected to the WoodSmart™ debarking optimization system, enabling real-time chip quality evaluation. With new ...

06-07-2018 Hits:83 Biofuels

WestRock Announces Sale of Cabin Bluff Property to The Nature Conservancy

WestRock Announces Sale of Cabin Bluff Property to The Nature Conservancy

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced the sale of its Cabin Bluff property to The Nature Conservancy. Consisting of 11,172 acres of upland longleaf forests, marshes, forested hammocks and wildlife, the property is positioned across the intra...

05-07-2018 Hits:302 Forest

Forest-Products Companies Accelerating Their Digital Investments to Protect Market Share and Competitive Advantage, Accenture Research Finds

Forest-Products Companies Accelerating Their Digital Investments to Protect Market Share and Competitive Advantage, Accenture Research Finds

Additionally, lower levels of cybersecurity investment limit identification of and response to cyberattacks Forest-products companies plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three years, in part to protect their mark...

04-07-2018 Hits:98 Forest

Focus on forest ownership at SkogsElmia

Focus on forest ownership at SkogsElmia

The new-generation forest owners are increasingly managing their own forests. At least as important as the yield is to manage the forests in a long-term and environmentally sound way. This approach will be in focus at SkogsElmia, which will be held n...

02-07-2018 Hits:74 Conferences & Exhibitions

Forest and packing cluster’s top event brought together professionals in Messukeskus

Forest and packing cluster’s top event brought together professionals in Messukeskus

Simultaneous events of the forest and packing industries were held in Messukeskus in Helsinki in May.  The event showed that the industry is looking into the future and that companies are developing themselves in the digitalising world with sust...

02-07-2018 Hits:83 Conferences & Exhibitions

International Paper And World Wildlife Fund Collaborate To Develop Science-Based Targets For Forests And Advance Forest Restoration In Brazil

How much forest land—and what quality—is needed to ensure forests can continue to provide people, plants and animals worldwide with clean air and water, food and the goods and services they need to thrive? Through a new collaboration between World W...

20-06-2018 Hits:116 Forest

Predatory mites are saving birches

Predatory mites are saving birches

Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg is now using a biological method of pest control for the very first season, which means using beneficial animals instead of traditional chemical pest control. The biological method is more sustainable and creates a bette...

11-06-2018 Hits:132 Forest

Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

PulPaper, PacTec and Wood&Bioenergy on 29–31 May represent the cornerstones of an international event for the forest industry, including an exhibition and extensive programme. In the event, approximately 500 companies ranging from forest i...

18-05-2018 Hits:144 Forest

Långasjö sawmill equipped for the future

Långasjö sawmill equipped for the future

On Saturday 21 April, Södra’s sawmill at Långasjö was reopened at a ceremony attended by more than 2,000 visitors. In 2017, just over SEK 100 million was invested in the facility to increase capacity and achieve more efficient production. The initiat...

25-04-2018 Hits:189 Forest

Samskip Nor Lines’ service will start calling SCA Logistics Rotterdam

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:276 Logistics

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:1093 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:1350 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:1353 Pellets

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Logistics

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:276 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:1458 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:2373 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:154 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:834 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:1191 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

To reforest Haiti, include Haitians in land management decisions

Haiti is a country of mountains and fields. Roughly 80 percent of the land is covered in rocky ridges, and the vast majority of rural areas are divided into small, privately-owned, cultivated plots. Haiti’s natural forests, once abundant, have gradua...

18-07-2018 Hits:111 Forest

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Arensis Grand Opening of UK Alternative Energy Biomass Testing Facilities

Who: Arensis is an international provider of distributed energy systems delivering waste to energy solutions based on the world’s most advanced biomass gasification technology in the market. The E4 and new E5 systems each generate 50kW of electr...

11-07-2018 Hits:69 Biofuels

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Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

With the world’s attention focused on finding greener solutions and cleaner technologies, opportunity is ripe for young scientists and engineers in the forest product and paper sectors to step up to the challenge. The International Council of For...

09-07-2018 Hits:191 Forest

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