Retail companies with strong responsible forest products sourcing policies are seeing numerous tangible business benefits, demonstrating that sustainability makes business sense, according to a new WWF report. Drawing from the experience of the forest product supply chains, the report supports…
The first Thai company accepted by PEFC as an international stakeholder member Bangkok, Thailand – Double A continues its active promotion of sustainable fiber sourcing in Thailand through certification. The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) accepted Double…
Saxlund International was selected by principal contractor Galliford Try Infrastructure in May 2016 to provide the bulk fuel reception and handling technology for three waste wood gasification facilities currently under construction in Barry, Boston and Hull, for renewable energy company…
Monday, 03 April 2017 10:22

Drones over forests approved

The County Administrative Board has approved Södra’s application for a permit to use drones all over Götaland. The aim is to make inventories of storm-affected forests safer and more efficient. "We are happy about the County Administrative Board’s decision. The…
The theme of the 2017 United Nations International Day of Forests is Forests and Energy. The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) is proud to represent the global forest products industry, which plays an important role in contributing…
Paper and packaging company partners to preserve forestlands and freshwater in Virginia and Tennessee The Nature Conservancy and WestRock Foundation announced a partnership for two conservation projects in Southeast Virginia and along the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. Aligning with The…
The Valmet Chip 'n' Bark Moisture Analyzer (Valmet CBA) offers pulp mills a new tool to advance productivity and efficiency. Continuously measuring wood chip moisture provides the means to accurately control cooking liquor to chip mass ratio for improved digester…
Most development projects start out with a particular assumption about scale: the first order of business is to run a pilot to test a particular intervention, and then, if the results are promising, go on to duplicate the intervention to…
In November, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education decided to contribute an additional SEK 10 million to research projects connected with forestry. Six different projects have been awarded grants, one of which focuses on addressing the future market…
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 10:32

Greater consideration for forest water

Södra has become the first company in Sweden to sign Green Forest Management Plans* that also integrate environmental considerations for watercourses. This is the latest step in Södra’s nature conservation programme.   Södra has become the first forest company in Sweden…
Harvestia has chosen Tieto to modernize its wood supply system and related service environment. The renewal will enable more advanced and efficient steering of wood supply operations and enhance the usability and user experience of applications. Tieto is using this…
Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has achieved Leadership status in the materials sector of CDP’s 2016 Forest Programme for the second year in a row. This follows swiftly on the news that CDP recently recognised Metsä Board’s management of…
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