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  • Södra’s first robot employee

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra welcomes Clerk, the company’s first digital robot employee. Clerk is a software robot that works in six departments and uses its expertise in everyday, repetitive and time-consuming tasks. With Clerk’s help, Södra’s employees can devote their days to more value-creating activities. / Södra
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  • Södra wants to inspire teenage girls to become tomorrow’s engineers

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra is one of the main sponsors of Introduce a Girl to Engineering day (IGEday) — an initiative by the organisation Womengineer that aims to increase interest in technology and engineering among teenage girls./ Södra
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  • Greater knowledge about the spruce bark beetle

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Why does damage caused by spruce bark beetle increase during extremely hot and dry summers? How can growth in young and middle-aged forest be strengthened? These are a few of the questions for which researchers received grants to conduct further studies. / Södra
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  • Point of view: From stovepipes to sustainability

    Etiketter: Forestry
    To reach sustainability, we should consider what kind of world we actually want. Policies that are designed to control progress at molecular level will in practice prevent innovation and solutions, writes Lena Ek. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • Better spruce trees from greenhouse orchards

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Sweden’s first large-scale greenhouse orchard for control-pollinated spruce seeds has opened at Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg. The project, conducted jointly with the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, will improve the quality of future spruce trees. / Södra
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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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  • Södra is increasing production at the Mönsterås sawmill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    From 1 March, the annual production volume of sawn timber at the Mönsterås sawmill will increase by 100,000 m³. This will require a third shift and approximately 30 new employees./ Södra
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