Monday, 22 February 2016 09:22

Exported jobs, illegal timber

EUTR implementation report fails to tackle loophole on printed products The implementation report of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) published yesterday is a missed opportunity. It does not recommend the inclusion of printed products strongly enough in the regulation’s scope.…
RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces preliminary Q4 2015 production and sales results for its Magistralny and Ust-Ilimsk units. Management Comments“RusForest finished the year on a strong…
Following a report published by the European Commission today, which shows that the EU Timber Regulation is still not being enforced effectively in several EU countries a full two and a half years after it was introduced, WWF is calling…
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC (Molpus), a timberland investment management organization headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, has just announced, on behalf of clients, the successful purchase of approximately 87,225 acres of timberland in northern Florida and southern Georgia from affiliates of…
Stakeholders globally are invited to nominate candidates to participate in the revision of some of the core standards of PEFC, the world's largest forest certification system. The standards include PEFC's global requirements for sustainable forest management, forest certification procedures, standard…
The new high capacity log sorting line in Seikku sawmill in Pori is now in full operation. The new investment improves the overall production efficiency of the sawmill significantly because the previous bottle neck is completely renewed. With the new…
Aquila Capital has acquired 3,100 hectares of forest in three locations in Scotland for institutional investors. This is Aquila Capital’s first investment in the Scottish timber market. The forests consist of a mix of sitka spruce, lodgepole pine and other…
The lightweight, fuel-efficient cars of the future can be made using materials from our Swedish forests. The raw material can also be used in batteries, which reduces the use of fossil-based materials and fuel. A research team from Innventia, Swerea…
UPM has been ranked on the 25th place in the list of 100 most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights, the Canadian-based media and research company. UPM is the only company in the Paper and Forest Products category. The Global 100…
Pöyry report calls for a recarbonisation revolution of global material flows by increasing biomass materials over non-renewable ones in the movement of global trade. A new Point of View by Pöyry calls for a recarbonisation revolution of global material flows,…
Award-winning forestry and timber harvesting company Tilhill Forestry is on the hunt for candidates with drive, passion and enthusiasm who are interested in joining one of the forest industry’s leading graduate programmes. Recent forestry graduates, or those studying for a…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. responds to the proposal put forth by FSC International on December 17, 2015, to launch a mediation process between interested parties with the goal of identifying solutions to forest management issues in the Canadian boreal forest.…
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