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UPM Half-Year Financial Report

UPM Half-Year Financial Report 2020: Q2 impacted by lockdowns, transformative growth projects on track UPM Half-Year Financial Report 2020:Q2 impacted by lockdowns, transformative growth projects on track Q2 2020 highlights Sales decreased by 20% to EUR 2,077 million (2,605

Russian Forestry Company signs agreement

ULK Russian Forestry company signs an agreement with WWF and Greenpeace ULK, one of Russia’s largest forestry group of companies recently signed an agreement with WWF Russia. It aims to preserve valuable forests located along spawning rivers in the

Harvester Operator Required

Experienced harvester operator required to join the team, John Deere 1170e working mainly in Scottish Borders, FMOC and first aid +F is essential, paid by the hour. Joe McKnight Tel 07733105043 Only experienced operators need apply Forest Machine

SCA confirms an increase in harvesting

SCA of Sweden has confirmed a new harvesting plan which shows that its harvesting level will increase over the coming five years by an additional one million cubic metres per year over the current level. SCA is Europe’s

The all new AFM 75 processing head

The new AFM 75 is a tough-built processing head with high feeding power and excellent geometry for the most demanding logging operations worldwide. With its new HD frame and pins made from SSAB RUUKKI Scandinavian quality steel and

Kalmar Zero Emission RTGs

Kalmar Zero Emission RTGs chosen by Safiport Derince in Turkey Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to supply two Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Safi Derince International Port in Turkey. The order, which

Frugalpac Papercard Wine Bottle

British sustainable packaging company Frugalpac has launched a wine bottle made from 94% recycled paperboard, which it said has a carbon footprint 84% less than that of glass. The Frugal bottle is made from predominantly recycled paperboard, and

Preserving Finnish History

Two hours to the northeast of Helsinki and 30 minutes from the city of Kouvola lies an encapsulation of Finnish nature and history. The first Verla groundwood mill was established in 1872, with a board mill built a

International survey on forest education

International survey on forest education around the world FAO, the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) launched a comprehensive survey on forest education across the world.  The survey is an ambitious effort to

Norske Skog demand down

Norske Skog’s demand and profits have come down mainly due to national restrictions on the movement of goods and people following the outbreak of the corona pandemic. The restrictions had severe negative impact on operations due to a

A trillion trees is not enough

How many trees are there on Earth? It sounds like an impossible question, but researchers at the Crowther Lab have come up with a number: 3.04 trillion – or roughly 422 trees per person. That may seem huge,

Harvester & Forwarder Operators

RJ Fukes Forestry Services are currently recruiting for Harvester and Forwarder operators to work with in our company based in Wales and Scotland. All interested parties please contact our Southern office in Wales Tel 01550721641

Södra looks ahead to post Covid-19

Södra invests in the future The global outbreak of COVID-19 has led to a serious global crisis. The extent of the economic impact is uncertain, since both production and demand for forestry products have declined globally according to

ECHO Free Second Battery

Get a free second battery worth up to £199 with ECHO 58v Cordless tool range ECHO 58V tool range is an interchangeable battery system whereby one battery fits multiple power tools. When you’re on the go and busy

Wood CO2ts less

Wood CO2ts less marketing campaign launched An industry-wide campaign – Wood CO2ts less – has launched to encourage greater use of wood. The campaign, developed by Swedish Wood in co-operation with Wood for Good and Confederation of Timber

Harvester Operator Required

Colin Stevens Forestry Ltd requires an experienced Harvester operator for the North of England and Borders, please contact Colin 07977674153

Atlassian to build Worlds Tallest Timber Tower

Atlassian is building the world’s tallest hybrid timber building in Sydney to house it’s new headquarters Australian tech giant Atlassian recently unveiled the plan to turn dreams into reality with the launch of the world’s tallest Timber Tower

Wild Bison Returning to the UK

Wild Bison to return to UK for first time in 6,000 years Bison are set to be introduced to a British woodland following a groundbreaking conservation project in Kent, funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. A trial

Roundwood Trade down by 30% in Finland

Trade of roundwood did not pick up as usual in May, but continued as in April. In the beginning of 2020 the trade fell by one fourth compared to the previous year or by 30 per cent compared

Setra Q2 2020

Wood products company Setra is reporting an operating profit of SEK 59 million (117) for the first six months of 2020. Net sales totalled SEK 2,203 million (2,383). Operating profits for the second quarter amounted to SEK 47 million (34), with net

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We cover all aspects of the forest industry from ground preparation, road building, planting, harvesting, extraction, haulage, saw-milling, health and safety, through to the end product. We visit harvesting sites, contractors, hauliers, and timber processing plants to keep abreast of all the latest news and technology. 

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