SCA has acquired Forestum Group AB, a Swedish company which owns forest and land assets in Estonia, totalling approximately 10,000 hectares. The purchase price is SEK 420 million (€39m) on a debt-free  basis. Forestum has an Estonian subsidiary which owns…
What are green bonds and why is Stora Enso integrating its sustainability agenda into funding and financial services? We asked Pasi Kyckling, our SVP, Group Treasurer for his views on sustainable finance and Stora Enso’s approach to the world of…
The planting season is now beginning in Northern Sweden and 43 million seedlings are to be planted by SCA in its own forests and on the land of private forest owners. The seedlings are from the Bogrundet nursery, the largest…
RWM will be practising what we preach on the 8th of May, by taking part in Plastic Free Day. We have initiated an office challenge to go 'plastic free' for 24 hours and document our efforts, in a bid to…
LignoTech South Africa (LignoTech) is an equal partnership joint venture between Sappi Southern Africa Limited (“Sappi”) and Borregaard AS of Norway (“Borregaard”). The lignin extraction plant in Umkomaas, KwaZulu Natal was first commissioned in December 1998 and officially opened in…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Eldorado Brasil to supply a biomass handling system for their new Onça Pintada plant in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.…
SCA has acquired Latvian Forest Company’s forest and land assets in Latvia, in total 10 000 hectares. The price is SEK 260 million (€ 26,2  million). Latvian Forest Company owns and runs a number of forest holdings in Latvia. The assets…
Houston Analytics has been appointed by the Finnish “Grow to Sweden program” as one of a handful companies to receive support for expanding their successful business in Sweden. The program aims to help Finnish companies with leading solutions in their…
The decision of both companies to tighten their cooperation will be a win-win for both sides and for the entire forestry community: Wuudis solutions will offer their solutions through the EO Regions! marketplace while Spacebel will bring their EO services…
The positive results for Södra’s consideration follow-ups have continued, according to the company’s Green Balance Sheet report. Both regeneration harvests and thinning operations have maintained continued high levels despite a year of extraordinary weather conditions. At the same time, the…
Thursday, 07 March 2019 08:13

Gunilla Saltin leaving Södra

Gunilla Saltin, President of Södra Cell, is leaving Södra for a new role as Technical Director at the packaging and paper company Mondi, based in Vienna. Gunilla Saltin“I would like to thank Gunilla for all of her years at Södra…
Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:54

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…
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