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Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia, and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia, and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia, and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017, while they increased to their second highest level in 13 years in the US South in the 2Q/17, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly The ...

21-09-2017 Hits:28 Forest

Södra commences biofuel production

Södra commences biofuel production

Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is scheduled to be ready for operation by spring 2019. The aim is to produce 5,00...

05-09-2017 Hits:75 Biofuels

Unleashing the full power of research and innovation of the EU forest-based sector

Unleashing the full power of research and innovation of the EU forest-based sector

The Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) seeks to align public funding for research and innovation with proper technological developments to reduce GHG emissions and improve forest management and land use With its unique innovation portfoli...

14-08-2017 Hits:96 Forest

Swedish wood increasingly global

Swedish wood increasingly global

Global demand for Swedish wood is constantly rising. In the first half of 2017, Södra delivered sawn timber to 38 counties, representing more than a 100-percent increase in geographic markets since 2005. More and more global markets are acknowledgin...

01-08-2017 Hits:129 Forest

Aries Clean Energy Project Earns National Recognition for Sustainability

Aries Clean Energy Project Earns National Recognition for Sustainability

For the second time in less than 30 days, Aries Clean Energy’s gasification plant operating near Nashville has received recognition as a sustainability success. The latest award is national in scope, presented in Denver this week, from a leading envi...

12-07-2017 Hits:198 Forest Bioenergy

Aries Clean Energy Project Awarded State’s Highest Environmental Stewardship Recognition

Aries Clean Energy Project Awarded State’s Highest Environmental Stewardship Recognition

Aries Clean Energy’s biomass gasification plant just outside Nashville has been recognized as the driving force behind the City of Lebanon’s receipt of a 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award, the most prestigious conservation award in Tenn...

12-07-2017 Hits:184 Forest Bioenergy

AkzoNobel helping to save the Brazilian rainforest

AkzoNobel helping to save the Brazilian rainforest

A large area of Brazilian rainforest located within one of AkzoNobel's sites is being planted with around 12,000 seedlings of species native to the region as part of an ongoing project to safeguard the fragile ecosystem. The seedlings will replace p...

12-07-2017 Hits:188 Forest

Global Telesat Communications Awarded Contract with UK's Forestry Commission for Emergency Response System

Global Telesat Communications Awarded Contract with UK's Forestry Commission for Emergency Response System

Forestry Commission Improves Forest Ranger Safety with Approx. 550 Globalstar SPOT Gen3 Satellite Messengers Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messag...

20-06-2017 Hits:236 Forest

Ecolog’s new 688E full-size harvester completes the E series

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:283 Harvesting & Handling

German wins Forwarder World Cup

German wins Forwarder World Cup

The new forwarder world champion, Daniel Bergmann of Germany, is praised by his fellow countrymen. Photo: Elmia AB When the final of the Forwarder World Cup was decided at Elmia Wood on Friday, the battle was between Daniel Bergmann of Germany and P...

13-06-2017 Hits:304 Harvesting & Handling

Grow Forest – forestry gaming app for children

Grow Forest – forestry gaming app for children

Södra is launching a gaming app for children – Grow Forest – in conjunction with Elmia Wood. In the game, the child follows the main character Banja, whose mission is to create a living and sustainable society using the forest’s resources. Banja take...

12-06-2017 Hits:246 Forest

Forest Fuels appoints renewables specialist, Kevin Smith as sales and marketing director

Forest Fuels appoints renewables specialist, Kevin Smith as sales and marketing director

Forest Fuels, the country’s leading supplier of premium grade and RHI compliant wood pellet and wood chip, has announced the appointment of renewables specialist, Kevin Smith, as sales and marketing director. This new board level position underpins ...

02-06-2017 Hits:297 Biofuels

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Champ...

18-05-2017 Hits:306 Harvesting & Handling

Tieto signs deal with SCA Forest Products to manage SAP environment

Tieto signs deal with SCA Forest Products to manage SAP environment

Tieto has signed a three-year contract with SCA, Europe's largest private forest owner, to handle SAP Application Lifecycle Management Services for its forestry business area. The deal means Tieto will be responsible for application management a...

18-05-2017 Hits:332 Forest

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:608 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:925 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:916 Pellets

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Logistics

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:987 Logistics

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Work begins on £25m Quay extention at Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25m extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300 metres of quay work includes a 125 metre quay extension, an up...

16-01-2015 Hits:1899 Logistics

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L&G Forest Products Creates Timber Hub at the Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury announces today (27 November) a new agreement with L&G Forest Products to create a 70,000sq.ft. timber hub at the port serving the Grafton Group and others throughout England. L&G, who are part of the Grafton Group whic...

28-11-2014 Hits:2379 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

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:283 Harvesting & Handling

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German wins Forwarder World Cup

The new forwarder world champion, Daniel Bergmann of Germany, is praised by his fellow countrymen. Photo: Elmia AB When the final of the Forwarder World Cup was decided at Elmia Wood on Friday, the battle was between Daniel Bergmann of Germany and P...

13-06-2017 Hits:304 Harvesting & Handling

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Who’s the world’s best forwarder operator?

For anyone who wants to experience steel nerves, quick decisions and powerful machines, one hot tip is the stand of the Swedish Association of Forestry Contractors at Elmia Wood. “During the fair we’re holding the Swedish School Forwarder Champ...

18-05-2017 Hits:306 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia, and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia, and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017, while they increased to their second highest level in 13 years in the US South in the 2Q/17, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly The ...

21-09-2017 Hits:28 Forest

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Södra commences biofuel production

Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is scheduled to be ready for operation by spring 2019. The aim is to produce 5,00...

05-09-2017 Hits:75 Biofuels

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Unleashing the full power of research and innovation of the EU forest-based sector

The Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) seeks to align public funding for research and innovation with proper technological developments to reduce GHG emissions and improve forest management and land use With its unique innovation portfoli...

14-08-2017 Hits:96 Forest

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