30% of Norway’s aviation fuel from forestry residues and pulpwood by 2030 possible only with governmental support
Research commissioned by Norwegian airports operator Avinor has concluded that 30% of Norway’s aviation fuel could be produced from forestry waste and pulpwood by 2030, but this depends on available funding.
Why interest rates differ in timberland investments?
Like in every business, financial analysis is the core of timberland investments. If it is properly done, it can reduce the level of risk in our forestry investment portfolio. This post describes why interest rates differ in timberland investments, and why investors should be careful in their decisions.
Södra Wood increases profits
Timber division of Swedish company Södra recorded a sharp profits jump in the second quarter to 50m SEK (Swedish Krone) compared to a year ago.
NZ exports to China grow +12% but prices seem toppy.
The domestic NZ demand for both pruned and structural logs remains strong and supply ranges from balanced to tight around the country. Due to the drop in export prices the PF Olsen Log Price Index for July has dropped one dollar from the June figure and is now at $125. The average sale price is $14 […]
ExxonMobil signs biofuels pact
Energy giant ExxonMobil is working with an American university to speed up the process of producing biofuels.
UPM continues developing Pulp Business by investing in efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill
UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill’s production process with a EUR 30 million investment.
Portugal to build 15 MW biomass plant by 2019
The Portuguese municipality of Viseu has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of a 15-MW forest biomass plant.
Global wood pellets market is expected to register a CAGR of 15.2% from 2017 to 2025
Wood pellets, known for generating low emission and high power is gaining attention as an alternative to fossil fuels. According to new research report, the global wood pellets market is expected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.2% from 2017 to 2025.
Rising lumber prices caused by wildfire in Canada
Rapidly spreading wildfire in British Columbia are set to tighten the supply of wood products and raise prices as they disrupt timber operations during the year’s peak building season, industry and analysts said on Tuesday.