Södra is using controlled pollination to breed trees for tomorrow’s forests – a new innovation, where nearly 2 million seedlings are being propagated to produce trees that are healthier and more resilient, with 30 percent faster growth than trees in…
According to a new report, Södra has a positive impact on global climate change, equivalent to 20 percent of Sweden’s combined emissions of CO₂ equivalents. The measurements are based on the growth rate of forests owned by Södra’s 52,000 members,…
The Swedish engineering company PetroBio has been commissioned to convert the energy production at the Dutch tomato grower Zonnekreek Tomato from natural gas to renewable bio energy - The extraction of natural gas in the Netherlands has caused the soil to…
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has just announced a pledge to pursue new Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certification standards for the Canadian government lands that the company manages in the Wabigoon forest (in 2020) and Trout Lake forest (in…
SCA is now launching the forest adventure "Kalla Champs" for children and young people together with ski star Charlotte Kalla. The aim is to get more children and young people out into the forest and nature in a playful and…
GoodChips®, the first international certification scheme for wood chips has this month secured its first certified company with UK wood fuel heating specialists, LC Energy. GoodChips®, the sister scheme of world leading pellet certification scheme, ENplus®, has been making its…
NSF International subsidiary NSF Certification, LLC and Soil Association Certification Forestry, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Soil Association, have just announced an agreement to offer certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) responsible forest management…
Friday, 20 September 2019 09:11

RPS for waste wood extended to 2020

The Environment Agency (EA) has extended a Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) on the use of mixed waste wood by a further ten months, to allow completion of a major project. The Waste Wood Classification (WWC) Project is being led by…
Wuudis service for forest damage monitoring - Data to decisions – awarded as finalist at The European DatSci and AI Awards 2019, organised in collaboration with the Big Data Value Association and Ireland's Centre for Applied AI (CeADAR) yesterday in…
This month, Forestry South Africa (FSA) is celebrating women in forestry. Over the next few weeks, FSA will be publishing the stories of 24 women in a series of profiles on www.forestryexplained.co.za. With more than 320 years experience among them in a variety of roles, these…
Sunday, September 1st saw the launch of National Arbor Month by Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Maggie Sotyu in Port Elizabeth. This year’s theme is Forests and Sustainable Cities. Against this year's theme of Forests and Sustainable Cities,…
Valmet will supply a biomass-fired boiler and a flue gas treatment plant to BS Energy's combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Braunschweig, Germany. The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2019. The total value…
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