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2 Nov 2012

Sustainable forestry à la Sweden

Could the “Swedish model” of sustainable forest management be part of the solution for forestry in other parts of the world? This is the final question posed in the video above, which was first presented by Sweden at the Rio+20 conference last June.

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Ikea criticised for not using sustainable wood

Ikea has come under heavy criticism for failing to use sustainable forestry for making its wooden furniture.

The Swedish company has been found to have cleared old-growth forests in the north of Russia in Karelia through its wholly-owned subsidiary Swedwood.

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June 9, 2012

The Green Party's proposal to better protect the Swedish forest

The Swedish Green Party unveiled six proposals to better protect the Swedish forest. The Green Party is working for a modern forest management committed to taking advantage of the richness of Swedish forests today and manage wisely for the future.

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Stora Enso repurchase EUR 336 820 000

Stora Enso successfully completes Eurobond tender offer. Stora Enso has successfully repurchased notes with nominal value EUR 336 820 000 from the 2014 bond issued in 2004 and tapped in 2009.

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March 20, 2012

Stora Enso to build EUR 1.6 billion pulp mill in China

Stora Enso to build world-class EUR 1.6 billion consumer board and pulp mill in China. Stora Enso plans to build plantation-based integrated board and pulp mills at Beihai city in Guangxi, southern China.

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February 14, 2012

Norske Skog sells excess power

Norske Skog sells back part of its energy contract to Statkraft. Norske Skog has reached an agreement to sell back excess power in southern Norway to Statkraft. The sale encompasses an annual volume of 680 gigawatt hours and covers the period through the end of 2020.

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Feb 1, 2012

UPM Sells its Packaging Paper Assets to the Swedish Billerud

UPM sells its packaging paper production to the Swedish packaging paper company Billerud. The transaction includes two packaging paper machines; one in Pietarsaari and one in Tervasaari, Finland. The enterprise value of the transaction is EUR 130 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval. The target is to close the transaction during the second quarter of 2012.

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Jan 19, 2012

Sodra Reduces Price of Softwood Pulp Timber

Södra reduced the price of its softwood pulp timber by SEK 25 per m3sub. This price reduction is also applicable to the pulp timber element of its storm range. The price of all hardwood pulp timber ranges will remain unchanged for the time being, however.

"This price reduction is a reaction to the prevailing demand, and there is plenty of raw material available at all Södra pulp mills," said Håkan Svensson, Director of Forestry at Södra.

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Jan 18, 2012

Komatsu Forest Wins Major Contracts in South America

Forest machine manufacturer Komatsu Forest has signed a major deal with the new Brazilian pulp mill Eldorado Brasil in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. In its entirety, the contract is worth about 1.4 billion Swedish kronor (US$ 200 million).

SCA and Södra to cut timber production

SCA Timber is curtailing sawmill production by 10% for the rest of the year.

Most of the production limitation is connected with the Christmas and New Year holidays.


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by Dr. Radut