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  • Södra delivers stable result in current market condition

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    The current market conditions had a significant impact on Södra’s operating profit in the third quarter. Despite higher year-on-year delivery volumes for Södra’s core products, the price formation for market pulp was weaker. For the third quarter, Södra’s sales amounted to SEK 4,925 million (5,391) and operating profit to SEK 93 million (512). For the first nine months of the year, operating profit totalled SEK 541 million (2,520). Return on capital employed was 3 percent (16) and the equity ratio was 57 percent. / Södra
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  • Inauguration of the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    On Wednesday, 7 October, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan inaugurated Södra’s plant for commercial biomethanol at the pulp mill in Mönsterås. Members of the European Parliament Fredrik Federley, Jytte Guteland and Jessica Polfjärd were present at the inauguration as well as Professor Johan Kuylenstierna of the Swedish Climate Policy Council. / Södra
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  • The opinion of family forest owners: Natural conditions determine felling methods and direction of forest management

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Forest owners would like to see the end of the debate on clear-cut fellings and continuous-cover silviculture. Family forest owners favour free-choice forestry, where the choice of forestry operations depends on the characteristics of the soil and timber stock on the site and on the owner’s preferred objectives. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • SCA to acquire 13,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

    Etiketter: Forestry
    SCA has signed an agreement to acquire forest land in Latvia. The acquisition comprises an area of 19,150 hectares, of which 13,100 is forest land. The purchase price is EUR 44.5m, approximately SEK 450m. / SCA
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  • Continued decrease in notified areas for final felling

    Etiketter: Forestry
    In August this year, forest owners in Sweden notified less area for final felling than in August last year, new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency show. Notifications decreased in all parts of the country except in Northern Norrland. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Södra to raise price of NBSK by USD 40 to USD 880/tonne

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra Cell is increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe by $40/tonne to $880, effective 1 October. / Södra
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  • Södra strengthens its work within public affairs

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Marcus Svensson has been appointed Head of Public Affairs at Södra. He will organise, coordinate and manage Södra’s work within public affairs going forward. / Södra
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  • Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Södra received its certification (1) according to the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) on 24 June. The aim of RCS is to increase the use of recycled materials. “This certification enables Södra to produce and sell RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp. It means that customers receive a promise that recycled cotton has been added to the mixture and that the cotton is derived from collected textiles that would otherwise have been treated as waste,” said Eva Gustafsson, Sustainability Coordinator at Södra. / Södra
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  • Södra announces further expansion of Värö

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Södra is planning a new investment for its state-of-the-art pulp mill in Värö which will allow the mill to increase capacity yet further, in steps toward 850,000 tpy. / Södra
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  • Continued investment in research

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has decided to grant an additional SEK 6.8 million to 13 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. / Södra
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