Join us in Bali for our 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue: two days dedicated to discussion, debate and exchange on how the forest sector and forest certification can better contribute to sustainable landscapes for sustainable livelihoods. The dialogue will open with…
UPM has just published on the UPM Bonvesta website for competitive bidding new forest portfolios located in Finland. Four of these portfolios are located in Kainuu, one in Pohjois-Savo and one in North Karelia. Additionally as a special portfolio the…
In a report just released by the U.S. government, Peruvian timber imported to the United States in January 2015 has been identified as largely illegally sourced, offering the latest example of illicit timber trafficking from Peru to the United States.…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the regional Danish municipality Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk A/S to deliver a biomass boiler island for its combined heat and power plant. With the new boiler, natural gas is replaced by biomass in…
Finnish forest owners have adopted quite well the new digital services and utilize these services to take care of their forest properties. However, some forest owners still neglect their properties. A study conducted by Tieto together with the University of…
Latest product innovation in the forestry sector available in two different colours. HAIX, the functional footwear specialist based in Mainburg, Germany,  launches the latest innovation in forestry footwear, the Protector Ultra, available in lime green and signal red. The boot…
The Swedish PEFC System has become the latest national forest certification system to seek PEFC endorsement for the fourth time. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability Benchmarks by 29 July 2016. Sweden…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. has just announced a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia against Greenpeace International, Greenpeace USA, Greenpeace Fund, Inc., STAND (formerly ForestEthics) and a number of their associates. The…
Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) has just announced the company has completed two separate transactions to enhance its Pacific Northwest timberland portfolio. The transactions include the acquisition of approximately 61,000 acres of well-stocked, highly-productive timberlands in Oregon and Washington, and the disposition…
Chair of the Board of Södra and former Swedish Minister of Environment, she is the new Chairperson of the Board of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform Lena Ek, former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and Chairperson of the Board…
A new electric-drive shredder designed and engineered by Austrian headquartered UNTHA, is set to increase capacity, profitability and safety levels in the pioneering wood recycling and biomass market. And, unusually for this sector, the ground-breaking technology is now available as…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Garneau appeared in Ottawa, Canada, before the Canadian Parliament's Standing Committee on International Trade. Testifying in support of free, unencumbered access for softwood lumber exports from…
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