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  • Södra to acquire Bergvik Skog’s forest holding in Latvia

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra is acquiring Bergvik Skog AB’s forest holding in Latvia. The total area is 111,100 hectares, of which 80,300 comprise forest land. / Södra
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  • The Swedish Energy Agency grants Södra´s feasibility study on sustainable aviation fuel production

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    In May 2018, Södra together with strategic partners signed a letter of intent regarding a feasibility study on local sustainable aviation fuel production in Småland, Sweden. Today the Swedish Energy Agency announced that the application has been granted, which means that the study goes from word to action. / Södra
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  • Södra to offer renewable electricity through Guarantees of Origin to Europe

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Södra can now offer Guarantees of Origin (GoOs) for its renewable electricity. The GoOs are recognised by the EU, following the certification of Södra’s Mönsterås pulp mill according to EU standards. “We believe in renewable energy and want to give our customers the opportunity to take advantage of our renewable electricity,” said Henric Dernegård, Energy Coordinator. / Södra
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  • Södra’s nurseries are 100-percent fossil-free

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra’s nurseries have now transitioned to fossil-free operations. Heating, machinery and vehicles are all powered by renewable energy. “Persistent efforts and environmental investments of SEK 10 million have generated results,” said Johan Jonsson, Head of Södra Skogsplantor. / Södra
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  • Record month for Swedish construction timber

    Etiketter: Wood
    Swedish construction customers are buying timber products like never before. Södra’s sales of Swedish construction timber broke all records in May. Sales rose 5 percent compared with the corresponding period in 2017, up from already very high figures. / Södra
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  • Södra divests Södra Wood in Kallinge and Umeå to Sörnsen Holzleisten

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra is divesting Södra Wood Kallinge and Södra Wood Umeå to the German company Sörnsen Holzleisten. The divestment date is 1 September 2018. Trade union negotiations in regard to the divestments will commence immediately. / Södra
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  • Predatory mites are saving birches

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg is now using a biological method of pest control for the very first season, which means using beneficial animals instead of traditional chemical pest control. The biological method is more sustainable and creates a better work environment. / Södra
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  • More green electricity and heat from forests

    Etiketter: Forestry
    In 2017, Södra delivered more green electricity to the national electricity grid than ever before, and six times more compared with 2010. In the same year, Södra delivered heat equivalent to the district heating requirements of 25,000 homes. The increase in energy deliveries was enabled by Södra’s investments in its pulp mills over the past few years. / Södra
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  • Södra enters unique partnership for greener air travel

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Södra has signed a letter of intent with KLM to conduct a joint feasibility study to examine the possibility of producing green jet fuel. In parallel, Södra will become the first company in Sweden to join KLM’s Corporate Biofuel Programme, with the aim of supporting growth in demand for fossil-fuel-free alternatives in the aviation sector. / Södra
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  • Strong result and innovative initiatives

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Net sales for full-year 2017 rose 11 percent to SEK 20,518 million. Operating profit increased sharply to SEK 1,917 million and the Board has proposed a profit distribution of SEK 868 million. Operating profit for the fourth quarter of 2017 totalled SEK 530 million (164). / Södra
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