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Now available: Trilon® M Max based on renewable resources

Now available: Trilon® M Max based on renewable resources

BASF has launched Trilon® M Max EcoBalanced, the first renewables-based Trilon® M grade produced according to the biomass balance approach. This approach replaces fossil feedstock with renewable feedstock such as bio-naphtha or biogas at the very beg...

15-08-2019 Hits:41 Biofuels

Magnus Björkman appointed President of Södra Cell

Magnus Björkman appointed President of Södra Cell

Magnus Björkman has been appointed President of the Södra Cell business area. Magnus has been Acting President of the business area since 1 March 2019 and will remain a member of Group Senior Management and report to the President and CEO, Lars Iderm...

15-08-2019 Hits:35 Forest

Tidy Planet Energy brings cutting-edge solid waste boiler monitoring system to RWM 2019

Tidy Planet Energy brings cutting-edge solid waste boiler monitoring system to RWM 2019

Visitors attending the renowned RWM exhibition (11-12 September) will have the opportunity to learn about Tidy Planet’s turnkey Waste-to-Energy plants, which feature pioneering solid waste boiler regulating technology – the Artifi...

31-07-2019 Hits:163 Conferences & Exhibitions

Forestry sector failing to assess impacts of climate crisis

Forestry sector failing to assess impacts of climate crisis

Forestry companies posing risk to sector and investors with only 6% assessing climate risks ONLY 6% of the world’s most significant timber and pulp producers and traders are taking steps to assess the impacts of climate change – posing a risk to the...

31-07-2019 Hits:76 Forest

Knox Recycling takes delivery of Australia’s first UNTHA XR

Knox Recycling takes delivery of Australia’s first UNTHA XR

The first UNTHA XR shredder is now operational in Melbourne, Australia, following a 15,000km journey from the world-renowned engineering facility where it was manufactured in Austria. The 37-tonne mobile machine has been shipped to Knox Recycling (K...

31-07-2019 Hits:97 Biofuels

Eco2 looks towards anaerobic digestion with new appointment

Eco2 looks towards anaerobic digestion with new appointment

Leading Welsh renewable energy company, Eco2 has confirmed its ambition to add anaerobic digestion (AD) to its wide-ranging development and asset management portfolio with the appointment of Robert Richards as Biomass Portfolio Manager focusing on AD...

31-07-2019 Hits:105 Forest Bioenergy

Stora Enso invests in producing bio-based carbon materials for energy storage

Stora Enso invests in producing bio-based carbon materials for energy storage

Stora Enso is investing EUR 10 million to build a pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials based on lignin. Wood-based carbon can be utilised as a crucial component in batteries typically used in consumer electronics, the automotive in...

31-07-2019 Hits:98 Biofuels

Wuudis Solutions secured second prize in EU Big Data solution competition

Wuudis Solutions secured second prize in EU Big Data solution competition

Opening up research and Innovation results for the benefit of society is essential to acknowledge EU tax payers´ money.  With this objective, Wuudis Solutions in collaboration with Finnish Forest Centre and other DataBio partners disseminated hi...

15-07-2019 Hits:120 Forest

SCA publishes map of nature conservation areas

SCA publishes map of nature conservation areas

SCA has published on its website a digital map of the company’s forests voluntarily set-aside for nature conservation. This is forests that SCA has voluntarily exempted from forest management due to its high conservation values. The areas include for...

15-07-2019 Hits:245 Forest

John Deere to invest in customer service centers in Scotland, Sweden and Finland

John Deere to invest in customer service centers in Scotland, Sweden and Finland

The new customer service centers supporting John Deere’s forest machinery business will open in 2020 in Perth, Scotland; Ockelbo, Sweden; and Laukaa, Finland. The investments will improve the geographical scope of our customer service and the efficie...

15-07-2019 Hits:151 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:1893 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:1854 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:2048 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:558 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:953 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:2199 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:378 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:870 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:1577 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

Now available: Trilon® M Max based on renewable resources

BASF has launched Trilon® M Max EcoBalanced, the first renewables-based Trilon® M grade produced according to the biomass balance approach. This approach replaces fossil feedstock with renewable feedstock such as bio-naphtha or biogas at the very beg...

15-08-2019 Hits:41 Biofuels

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Magnus Björkman appointed President of Södra Cell

Magnus Björkman has been appointed President of the Södra Cell business area. Magnus has been Acting President of the business area since 1 March 2019 and will remain a member of Group Senior Management and report to the President and CEO, Lars Iderm...

15-08-2019 Hits:35 Forest

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Forestry sector failing to assess impacts of climate crisis

Forestry companies posing risk to sector and investors with only 6% assessing climate risks ONLY 6% of the world’s most significant timber and pulp producers and traders are taking steps to assess the impacts of climate change – posing a risk to the...

31-07-2019 Hits:76 Forest

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