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  • Record-high approval rates for soil and water considerations

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra’s higher rates of approval for environmental considerations in regeneration harvesting and thinning are a continuing trend. This was revealed by the company’s Green Balance Sheet for 2017. One significant improvement was achieved in relation to impacts on soil and water, where the rate of approved regeneration harvests has risen from 76 to 98 percent since 2010 – despite a wet autumn in 2017. / Södra
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  • Planting record for third consecutive autumn

    Etiketter: Forestry
    In autumn 2017, 6.7 million seedlings from Södra were planted. This represents an increase of 600,000 seedlings compared with autumn planting in 2016, and 1.9 million compared with 2015. In 2017, Södra supplied a total of 36.3 million seedlings. / Södra
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  • 120 million more hardwoods within 25 years

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The volume of hardwood in southern Swedish forests has risen by nearly 3 million m³ per year since 1993. This means there are about 120 million more hardwoods in Götaland now than 25 years ago.* At the same time, forest regeneration stands now contain both more hardwood and more pine than ever before. This will result in a more varied forest structure. / Södra
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  • Forest owners say below minimum wage rates ‘unacceptable’

    Etiketter: Wood
    New Zealand’s Forest Owners Association has taken a strong stand on pay rate breaches by forest planting contractors. / Timberbiz
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  • Södra strengthens offer for softwood pulpwood and small-diameter timber

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Demand for softwood pulpwood is high. The strategic investments in Södra’s mills have now led to higher fibre consumption. Södra is therefore raising the price of softwood pulpwood to SEK 320/m ᶾ sub. The price of the small-diameter and softwood block range will also be raised by SEK 25/m ᶾ sub. / Södra
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  • Södra increases exports to China

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Demand for products from the Swedish forest is on the increase in China. In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent. At the same time, Södra’s sales of sawn timber in the country have increased steadily since 2010. / Södra
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  • Södra commences biofuel production

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is scheduled to be ready for operation by spring 2019. / Södra
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  • Local politicians on timber house safari

    Etiketter: Wood
    The growing interest in timber-frame construction continues. 25 municipalities from southern Sweden are represented today at this year’s timber house safari in Växjö, arranged jointly by Södra, the Kronoberg County Administrative Board, the Municipality of Växjö and Linnaeus University. During the day, the participants will move from modern forestry to the living environments of tomorrow. / Södra
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  • Södra to invest in new CLT facility at Värö

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra is investing in a small facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) adjacent to Södra’s sawmill at Värö. The plans include a future investment in a larger facility. / Södra
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  • Södra raises prices for saw logs and pulpwood

    Etiketter: Wood
    The sawn timber market improved during the spring. Demand for softwood saw logs is high and expected to remain so over the summer and autumn. Södra is therefore raising its prices for softwood saw logs by SEK 50/m³sub. / Södra
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