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  • Liquid Forest™ - Södra’s sustainable biosolutions

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Swedish forest industry Group Södra has launched Liquid Forest™, a pioneering range of bioproducts: biomethanol, tall oil and turpentine. The Liquid Forest™ brand is a concept that offers the market and customers an opportunity to choose climate-smart products derived from sustainably-managed forests from the company’s 53,000 forest-owning members in southern Sweden. / Södra
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  • Södra 360 Experience highlights sustainable choices with VR format

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra has introduced the Södra 360 Experience, which takes advantage of virtual reality (VR) technology to increase knowledge about the role of the forest in society today and in the future, while also demonstrating the values and breadth of Södra’s business. / Södra
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  • Major increase in spruce bark beetle damage in already affected areas

    Etiketter: Forestry
    A late summer swarming caused a widespread spruce bark beetle outbreak and Södra now sees a significant increase in damage. An inventory in late October shows a 25-percent increase in the volume of damaged forest compared with the inventory in late August. Removing as many infested trees as possible before the spring swarming starts is now critical. / Södra
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  • OnceMore® hits new milestone: 20% recycled content

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Södra has successfully added 20% used textiles to its OnceMore® dissolving pulp. The achievement is a significant step towards more sustainable solutions for the fashion industry. / Södra
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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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