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Rayonier to Acquire Pope Resources

Rayonier to Acquire Pope Resources

Rayonier Inc. (“Rayonier”) (NYSE:RYN) and Pope Resources, A Delaware Limited Partnership (“Pope Resources”) (NASDAQ:POPE) have just announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Rayonier will acquire all of the outst...

20-01-2020 Hits:51 Forest

BillerudKorsnäs Number One in Global Sustainability Rating

BillerudKorsnäs Number One in Global Sustainability Rating

For the sixth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs receives the highest rating level in EcoVadis, thus continuing to be in the top of the companies being evaluated. This is one of several sustainability assessments, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indi...

17-01-2020 Hits:79 Biofuels

Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

As part of its sustainability strategy “Naturally positive”, the Lenzing Group strives to ensure an intact environment and the protection of forests as an important part of the ecosystem. Against this backdrop, Lenzing initiated a project in Albania ...

16-01-2020 Hits:57 Forest

Kelheim Fibres a Frontrunner in CanopyStyle “Hot-Button“Ranking

Kelheim Fibres a Frontrunner in CanopyStyle “Hot-Button“Ranking

In the 2019 `Hot-Button´ report issued by the forest conservation organisation Canopy, Kelheim Fibres attained a “green shirt” ranking. This result underlines the company‘s excellent performance as regards to raw material sourcing. Many fashion brand...

16-01-2020 Hits:50 Forest

Artificial intelligence develops Swedish forestry industry in new collaboration

Artificial intelligence develops Swedish forestry industry in new collaboration

ForestX and Tenfifty have initiated collaboration to develop services for the forest industry within the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The aim is to show how new technology can be used operationally to optimise, ra...

08-01-2020 Hits:104 Forest

Profit margins declined faster for sawmills in Finland than in neighboring Sweden during 2018 and 2019

Profit margins declined faster for sawmills in Finland than in neighboring Sweden during 2018 and 2019

Profit margins declined faster for sawmills in Finland than in neighboring Sweden during 2018 and 2019, and in the 3Q/19 reached their lowest levels in 15 years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly The financial health of the world’s lumber produce...

07-01-2020 Hits:67 Forest

Wuudis as Provider of Puuni´s Carbon Tracking Solution

Wuudis as Provider of Puuni´s Carbon Tracking Solution

The carbon offsetting trade is an effective way to achieve our sustainability goals. Half a hectare of plantation forest absorbs about 6,000 kg of carbon dioxide per year. This corresponds to about 30,000 km of carbon dioxide emissions from motoring ...

03-01-2020 Hits:82 Forest

Resolute to Acquire Conifex's Three U.S. Sawmills

Resolute to Acquire Conifex's Three U.S. Sawmills

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has just announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Conifex Timber Inc.'s three sawmills in the U.S. South for $163 million plus working capital delivered at closing, which is curre...

03-01-2020 Hits:69 Forest

Forisk Acquires the North American Wood Fiber Review, the Leading Price Reporting Service for Pulpwood and Biomass in North America, from Wood Resources International

Forisk Acquires the North American Wood Fiber Review, the Leading Price Reporting Service for Pulpwood and Biomass in North America, from Wood Resources International

Forisk Consulting, a leader in North American forest industry and timber market research, has acquired the North American Wood Fiber Review from Wood Resources International of Bothell, Washington. The Review, which tracks wood fiber markets in all m...

18-12-2019 Hits:100 Forest

Major rural body to work with biomass heat works! Campaign to further Uk decarbonisation agenda

Major rural body to work with biomass heat works! Campaign to further Uk decarbonisation agenda

Another major nationwide body, this time representing organisations and Councils serving England’s rural areas and communities, is working with the Biomass Heat Works! campaign which is calling for main political parties to protect approximately 46...

06-12-2019 Hits:105 Pellets

Södra takes new step to adapt forests to climate change

Södra takes new step to adapt forests to climate change

Södra is using controlled pollination to breed trees for tomorrow’s forests – a new innovation, where nearly 2 million seedlings are being propagated to produce trees that are healthier and more resilient, with 30 percent faster growth than trees in ...

04-12-2019 Hits:118 Forest

Strongly positive climate-change impact for Södra

Strongly positive climate-change impact for Södra

According to a new report, Södra has a positive impact on global climate change, equivalent to 20 percent of Sweden’s combined emissions of CO₂ equivalents. The measurements are based on the growth rate of forests owned by Södra’s 52,000 members, and...

02-12-2019 Hits:134 Forest

Massive UK biomethane plant went live after only six month construction time

Massive UK biomethane plant went live after only six month construction time

Exemplary project of WELTEC BIOPOWER demonstrates successful use of waste-to-energy With a construction time of only six months, the biomethane plant of Lanes Farm Energy near Pontefract, West Yorkshire, Uk went live on time. “We are very happy and...

31-10-2019 Hits:247 Biofuels

Alamo group inc. Completes acquisition of Morbark, llc

Alamo group inc. Completes acquisition of Morbark, llc

Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) has just reported that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Morbark, LLC, a former portfolio company of Stellex Capital Management, for a total consideration of approximately $352 million, on a debt fr...

31-10-2019 Hits:167 Biofuels

Swedish bioenergy technology helping to mitigate earthquakes in the Netherlands

Swedish bioenergy technology helping to mitigate earthquakes in the Netherlands

The Swedish engineering company PetroBio has been commissioned to convert the energy production at the Dutch tomato grower Zonnekreek Tomato from natural gas to renewable bio energy - The extraction of natural gas in the Netherlands has caused ...

30-10-2019 Hits:212 Forest Bioenergy

Greencoat Capital agrees first biomass acquisition - 40MW Templeborough Biomass Power Plant from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Greencoat Capital agrees first biomass acquisition - 40MW Templeborough Biomass Power Plant from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Greencoat Capital is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Templeborough Biomass Power Plant Ltd (“TBPP”) from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”). The investment is being made on behalf of a number of Greencoat C...

30-10-2019 Hits:188 Biofuels

Investors Won’t Eyeball Sustainable Tech Without A Coherent Framework. Can Brussels Help?

Investors Won’t Eyeball Sustainable Tech Without A Coherent Framework. Can Brussels Help?

Ahead of the trilogue negotiations on EU Taxonomy regulation, the bioenergy, agriculture and forest sectors would like to raise the attention of the European legislator on the importance of a coherent and consistent legislative framework if we truly ...

30-10-2019 Hits:171 Biofuels

Domtar Commits to Pursuing Forest Stewardship Council® Certification of Wabigoon, Trout Lake Forests In 2020, 2021

Domtar Commits to Pursuing Forest Stewardship Council® Certification of Wabigoon, Trout Lake Forests In 2020, 2021

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has just announced a pledge to pursue new Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certification standards for the Canadian government lands that the company manages in the Wabigoon forest (in 2020) and Trout Lake f...

30-10-2019 Hits:244 Forest

Pellets

Major rural body to work with biomass heat works! Campaign to further Uk decarbonisation agenda

Another major nationwide body, this time representing organisations and Councils serving England’s rural areas and communities, is working with the Biomass Heat Works! campaign which is calling for main political parties to protect approximately 46...

06-12-2019 Hits:105 Pellets

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ENplus® Revision goes to Enquiry Stage

The world-leading certification scheme for wood pellet quality enters the next stage of its multi stakeholders’ revision process with that of the Public Consultation. The revised version of the ENplus® procedures and requirements are expected to be p...

30-10-2019 Hits:151 Pellets

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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:2159 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:809 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:1195 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:2439 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

Mobile self-monitoring for mechanized harvesting to help forestry entrepreneurs

An application was developed for LUKE’s FOBIA project which focuses on enhancing forestry entrepreneurs’ business competitiveness. The newly developed tool allows the user to apply self-monitoring while harvesting timber. The application is suitable...

24-10-2019 Hits:181 Harvesting & Handling

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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:609 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:1064 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

Rayonier to Acquire Pope Resources

Rayonier Inc. (“Rayonier”) (NYSE:RYN) and Pope Resources, A Delaware Limited Partnership (“Pope Resources”) (NASDAQ:POPE) have just announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Rayonier will acquire all of the outst...

20-01-2020 Hits:51 Forest

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BillerudKorsnäs Number One in Global Sustainability Rating

For the sixth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs receives the highest rating level in EcoVadis, thus continuing to be in the top of the companies being evaluated. This is one of several sustainability assessments, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indi...

17-01-2020 Hits:79 Biofuels

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Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

As part of its sustainability strategy “Naturally positive”, the Lenzing Group strives to ensure an intact environment and the protection of forests as an important part of the ecosystem. Against this backdrop, Lenzing initiated a project in Albania ...

16-01-2020 Hits:57 Forest

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