You’ll never guess what these pulpwood monsters can do…

You’ll never guess what these pulpwood monsters can do…

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in pulp and paper, pulpwood |

This post shows pulpwood monsters. Have you seen them before?

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in pulp and paper |

A parking lot and stretch of highway made from recycled toilet paper help move a portion of the sludge out of the wastewater stream.

The most developed wood supply chain in the world. Others should learn from it…

The most developed wood supply chain in the world. Others should learn from it…

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in forest business, pulp and paper, pulpwood, wood market |

This post focuses on harvesting and wood supply chain management in the one of the most developed forestry regions in the world. Click to continue!

Södra invests SEK 25 million in Kallinge

Södra invests SEK 25 million in Kallinge

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in wood construction, wood market |

Södra is strengthening the long-term competitiveness of its planing operations and intends to co-locate the units in Ronneby and Kallinge. The new proposed location will be in Kallinge, where SEK 25 million is to be invested in upgrading to a paint system that is more environmentally sustainable, in new machinery and in improvements to the […]

Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti mill

Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti mill

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in pulp and paper, wood market |

Mondi has decided to postpone its €135-million investment (roughly C$196 million) in a new machine glazed speciality kraft paper machine at its Steti mill in the Czech Republic after a “careful review of market conditions.”

Forest Absorption To Balance CO2 Emissions allowed

Forest Absorption To Balance CO2 Emissions allowed

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in forestry |

BRUSSELS, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The European Parliament backed a proposal on Wednesday under which EU countries would balance out their CO2 emissions with absorption of greenhouse gases by forests and agricultural land.

Robust optimization in timberland and wood industry analyses

Robust optimization in timberland and wood industry analyses

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in forest and wood market analysis, forest business |

This post describes an overview and applications of robust optimization technique in the context of timberland and wood industry analyses. 

Log prices in NZ expected to rise

Log prices in NZ expected to rise

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in forest business, wood market, wood trade |

According to Scion Log Price Outlook – August 2017, unpruned log prices are going to trade 5% higher than August prices. The same situation is expected for pruned log prices. Infrastructure management and the availability of truck drivers appeared to be among the most important transport related constraints that may negatively impact business in New […]

Arensis buys Scotland-based wood pellet plant

Arensis buys Scotland-based wood pellet plant

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in acquisition, wood pellets |

Arensis, an international provider of off-grid energy generation, has bought the Verdo pellet plant in Grangemouth, Scotland. The acquisition, part of a £50 million (€54m) UK investment plan, gives Arensis a sustainable, carbon-neutral fuel supply for its biomass energy generation.

Finland’s Metsa starts new 1.2 billion EUR bioproduct mill

Finland’s Metsa starts new 1.2 billion EUR bioproduct mill

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in mill news, pulp and paper |

Metsä Group’s next-generation bioproducts mill in Äänekoski came into operation as planned on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Pulp deliveries from the new mill to customers will begin in early September 2017. The construction project was carried out as planned, in accordance with its schedule and its EUR 1.2 billion budget.