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SCA acquires 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia

SCA acquires 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia

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...

03-06-2019 Hits:89 Forest

Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

Global shredding brand UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as worldwide waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country. The XR3000C mobil-e has made the 6,5...

09-05-2019 Hits:242 Biofuels

Tax rate hike for domestic Solar, Storage and Biomass Boiler markets contested by industry

Tax rate hike for domestic Solar, Storage and Biomass Boiler markets contested by industry

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is contesting a proposal by HMRC to increase VAT rates on low carbon technologies such as domestic solar, biomass boilers, and battery storage. Sudden consultation released by HMRC, which closed on 3rd May 20...

07-05-2019 Hits:246 Biofuels

Benefitting from sustainable financing

Benefitting from sustainable financing

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 gr...

06-05-2019 Hits:251 Forest

This year’s planting season underway at SCA 43 million seedlings to be planted

This year’s planting season underway at SCA 43 million seedlings to be planted

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 nursery in the world for ...

03-05-2019 Hits:223 Forest

Final rally: Plastic Free Day - will you get involved?

Final rally: Plastic Free Day - will you get involved?

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 raise awareness of how much single use plastic...

03-05-2019 Hits:165 Forest

ANDRITZ to supply the sixth high-efficiency PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler for Tokushima Tsuda biomass power plant, Japan

ANDRITZ to supply the sixth high-efficiency PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler for Tokushima Tsuda biomass power plant, Japan

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Hitachi Zosen Corporation (HITZ), Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with a flue gas cleaning system. The boiler will be part of a new biomass power plant ...

03-05-2019 Hits:228 Biofuels

UNTHA appoints industry stalwart as Director of Global Business Development

UNTHA appoints industry stalwart as Director of Global Business Development

Industrial shredding specialist UNTHA has appointed Briton Gary Moore as Director of Global Business Development. The Austrian-headquartered firm has made the strategic decision ahead of 25% projected worldwide growth, over the next 12 months. Curr...

03-05-2019 Hits:262 Biofuels

Climate adaptation in European forests: which role for bioenergy?

Climate adaptation in European forests: which role for bioenergy?

Forests are a key topic of discussion when it comes to the European climate policy. All stakeholders seem to agree: within forests lies significant potential for mitigating the adverse effects of climate change. But how are forests going to fulfil t...

03-05-2019 Hits:432 Biofuels

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:1712 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:1801 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:1926 Pellets

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Logistics

First successful bulks shipment of RDF to south coast of Sweden

A demand for quality RDF to the waste-to-energy plant Landskrona Energi has made Geminor turn to Northern-Ireland. Situated in the south-western corner of Sweden, Landskrona Energi district heating plant has received waste fuels from Geminor since i...

31-01-2019 Hits:432 Logistics

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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:839 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:2048 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

John Deere Construction and Forestry Division Announces JDLink™ Ultimate Subscription Price Reduction

John Deere Construction and Forestry is decreasing its annual JDLink™ Ultimate offering prices, providing customers with an affordable, streamlined data solution that boosts productivity and maximizes uptime. Additionally, the division is consolidati...

03-05-2019 Hits:218 Harvesting & Handling

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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:755 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:1458 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

SCA acquires 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia

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...

03-06-2019 Hits:89 Forest

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Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

Global shredding brand UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as worldwide waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country. The XR3000C mobil-e has made the 6,5...

09-05-2019 Hits:242 Biofuels

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Tax rate hike for domestic Solar, Storage and Biomass Boiler markets contested by industry

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is contesting a proposal by HMRC to increase VAT rates on low carbon technologies such as domestic solar, biomass boilers, and battery storage. Sudden consultation released by HMRC, which closed on 3rd May 20...

07-05-2019 Hits:246 Biofuels

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