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Springer -20 hours ago

Assessing the influence of harvesting intensities on structural diversity of forests in south-west Germany

Abstract Background To increase ecosystem resilience and biodiversity, the maintenance and improvement of structural and compositional diversity of forests has become an important goal in forest management for many forest owners and jurisdictions. At the same time, future harvesting intensity (HI) may increase to meet the demand for ...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Stora Enso CEO to leave in 2020

Karl-Henrik Sundström has informed Stora Enso’s Board of Directors that he is leaving the position of CEO. The Board has initiated the search process for a successor. Mr Sundström will continue in his current role and will leave Stora Enso during the first quarter of 2020. The exact date will be communicated once a successor is in place. Source: Timberbiz “Under Karl-Henrik Sundström’s l...

timberbiz -1 month ago

Australian Paper committed $51m to Maryvale in 2018

Australian Paper is moving ahead with its five-year, $200 million capital investment program at its Maryvale paper mill in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The company committed $51 million in the second year of the program to upgrade key strategic infrastructure, according to AP’s 2018 Sustainability Report. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz These investments, which will boost production and eff...

timberbiz -1 month ago

Australian Paper on track with $200m spend

Australian Paper is moving ahead with its five-year, $200 million capital investment program at its Maryvale paper mill in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The company committed $51 million in the second year of the program to upgrade key strategic infrastructure, according to AP’s 2018 Sustainability Report. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz These investments, which will boost production and eff...

IUFRO -2 months ago

International Scientific Conference "Forestry: Bridge to the Future"

From 2020-05-06 to 2020-05-09, Sofia, Bulgaria, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.00.00, 9.04.04 The Conference is dedicated to the 95th anniversary of higher forestry education in Bulgaria and is organized by the University of Forestry, Sofia (UFS) and Faculty of Forestry (FFS). The conference attendees will enjoy three professionally challenging days as they attend sessions and meet colleagues, experts ...

CEPI -2 months ago

PRESS RELEASE: European pulp and paper industry creates 2,000 more jobs in 2018

In 2018, CEPI members produced 92.2 million tonnes of paper and board, keeping the same level of production than in 2017, and benefiting from a healthy economic environment.   Our 2018 data confirms the longstanding trend of increased production in packaging, hygiene and speciality paper sectors while graphic paper continues to decline, following the demand reduction.   For the first time since...

Elsevier -2 months ago

Depicting the peril and not the potential of forests for a biobased economy? A qualitative content analysis on online news media coverage in German language articles

Publication date: September 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 106Author(s): Lea Ranacher, Alice Ludvig, Peter SchwarzbauerAbstractForests play an increasing role in bioeconomy policies, providing the material for bio-based products. However, public opinion regarding forest management in Europe is contested, which is considered a potential drawback for the social license to operate fo...

SCION -2 months ago

Scion: Beyond Forestry Science

Introducing CRI Scion, based in Rotorua, whose research focuses on growing sustainable forests to support New Zealand's growing circular bioeconomy....

CEPI -3 months ago

Blue Sky Young Researchers & Innovation Award Europe 2019: Call for applications!

Researchers carrying out projects in a wide range of activities relevant to forest-based science, products using forest-based raw materials, process improvements or other innovations throughout the value chain are invited to submit their application for the Blue Sky Young Researchers & Innovation Award Europe 2019 by 30 September 2019 (see eligibility criteria here below). From November 2012...

Elsevier -3 months ago

Finnish forest-based companies in transition to the circular bioeconomy - drivers, organizational resources and innovations

Publication date: Available online 13 June 2019Source: Forest Policy and EconomicsAuthor(s): Annukka NäyhäAbstractForest-based businesses are the center of the transition to the sustainable and competitive circular bioeconomy in Finland. This study explores the transition of Finnish FBS firms to new business models, with a focus on the organizational resources and capabilities needed for transit...

timberbiz -3 months ago

Metsa paper and packaging centre for Finland

Metsä Board – part of the Metsa Group will establish a Paperboard and Packaging Excellence Centre in Äänekoski, Finland. The new centre will combine packaging design and R&D excellence under the same roof to be able to boost the development of new paperboard and packaging solutions of the future. Source: Timberbiz “The new Excellence Centre will enable a wide variety of collaboratio...

CEPI -3 months ago

Sylvain Lhôte

The secretariat of CEPI has the great regret to inform you about the sudden and unexpected death of our Director General, Sylvain Lhôte, French national, aged 51, on Thursday 6 June 2019 from heart failure. Sylvain was the Director General of CEPI since 2016, he brought a strong leadership to the organisation, reforming the way of working, focusing on building efficient working tools and proces...