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  • Setra year-end report 2014

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood products company Setra reports an operating profit of SEK 201 million (107) for 2014, an earnings improvement of SEK 94 million compared with 2013. Net sales for the full year amounted to SEK 4,194 million (4,068). / Setra
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  • RusForest Engages Hekotek to Build Wood Pellet Plant in Magistralny

    Etiketter: Forestry
    RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, has engaged AS Hekotek (“Hekotek”), a mechanical engineering company, to build a wood pellet production facility at the Company’s Magistralny sawmill in Eastern Siberia. / RusForest
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  • Russia seeks intensified wood production

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    After a long history of wood mining, and inspired by forestry in the Nordic countries, Russia wants to increase the sustained yield of wood by intensified forest management. In a Licentiate thesis from SLU’s School for Forest Management in Skinnskatteberg, Vladimir Naumov explores how to succeed with this ambition. First, the regional landscape history and its footprint in NW Russia’s Komi Republic were analysed. Second, the biophysical conditions for intensification in NW Russia and Sweden were compared. / SLU Euroscapes
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  • Capital growth in trees

    Etiketter: Wood
    Australia’s ability to tap into the global wood fibre “boom” will hinge on policies to kick start tree planting in the wake of failed managed investment schemes (MIS), according to timber industry leaders. / Timberbiz
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  • Stefan Lundin resigns as CFO of Setra

    Etiketter: Wood
    CFO Stefan Lundin is leaving Setra. “Stefan has made significant contributions which have taken Setra to its present position as one of Sweden’s leading wood products companies,” says Hannele Arvonen, President and CEO of Setra. / Setra
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  • Wood costs have fallen substantially while softwood fiber costs have remained stable

    Etiketter: Wood
    Manufacturers of hardwood pulp have seen their wood fiber costs decline the past three years from a record high in 2011, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. In contrast, producers of softwood pulp have had fairly stable fiber costs with the SFPI index hovering around $100/odmt the past two years (2012-2014). / Wood Resources International
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  • Guide for Preparing and Completing a Timber Sale

    Etiketter: Wood
    There are frequent horror stories told by timber owners on themselves about mistakes made when selling timber. I wish I had a dollar for every "if only I had done it differently" story. Even better, I wish I had a nickel from every dollar lost by those mistakes. Mistakes when selling your timber can cost you dearly plus can negatively influence future harvests. / About.com Forestry
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  • World Bioenergy Conference on renewable energy and efficiency

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    In the first week of June, four Victorians and a Tasmanian are attending the 2014 World Bioenergy Conference in Jönköping, Sweden, with two from the group involved in proceedings. / Timberbiz
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  • Continued favourable development

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood products company Setra reports an operating profit for the first quarter of 2014 of SEK 67 million (-26), an earnings improvement of SEK 93 million compared with the same period in the previous year. Net sales for the period January-March totalled SEK 1,065 million (945). / Setra
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  • Setra invests in Nyby sawmill

    Etiketter: Wood
    Setra has decided to upgrade the existing trimmer at Nyby sawmill. The investment includes brand new machinery, a new cutting system and installation of automated sorting. The investment is part of the efficiency improvement programme underway at Setra designed to further strengthen the wood products company’s competitiveness. / Setra
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