Södra

  • 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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  • SEK 9 million for research and development

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant an additional SEK 9 million to research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. Nine different projects have received funding. / Södra
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  • Strong trend for Swedish construction timber

    Etiketter: Wood
    Demand for timber remains strong in the Swedish construction market. Södra’s sales to the Swedish building trade have risen for the third consecutive year. / Södra
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  • Södra arranges forestry youth camp

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    During the summer, Södra is to organise nine different forestry youth camps. These are for intermediate-level school children who will learn more about what the forest has to offer for both people and society. / Södra
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  • Digitisation increasing number of seedlings

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra has now completed an investment of SEK 10 million in the nursery at Flåboda. The investment will enable more digitised production and increase capacity by 20 percent, from ten million to twelve million seedlings per year. / 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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  • Drones over forests approved

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The County Administrative Board has approved Södra’s application for a permit to use drones all over Götaland. The aim is to make inventories of storm-affected forests safer and more efficient. / Södra
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  • Trivselhus signs new major building contract for multifamily housing

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra’s subsidiary Trivselhus has signed a building contract with property developer MacFreeze for 52 residential units in Kållered, Municipality of Mölndal, with a total order value of SEK 116 million. / Södra
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  • Moose damage accounts for nearly SEK 1 billion in southern Sweden

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Moose browsing damage to pine sites incurs major costs in the forest industry every year. On estates owned by Södra’s members, the annual loss is an estimated SEK 450 million. The total cost in Götaland is SEK 980 million per year. / Södra
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