Umwelt/Natur - Holz Märkte News

Oktober 19, 2017

Smurfit Kappa introduced innovative trucks for reducing CO₂ emissions at Piteå paper mill, Sweden

Smurfit Kappa has introduced innovative new trucks which have increased capacity and slashed CO₂ emissions by 20%. The vehicles, which have been pioneered at the Piteå paper mill in Sweden, can handle heavier loads, resulting in a 30% reduction in the number of trips annually, as the company said in...
Oktober 17, 2017

The Forest Practices Board to audit 11 woodlots in Burns Lake and Francois Lake area, Canada

The Forest Practices Board will examine forest planning and practices on 11 woodlots in the Nadina Resource District, Canada. Auditors will examine whether harvesting, roads, bridges, silviculture, fire protection and associated planning, carried out between October 2015 and October 2017. ...
Oktober 13, 2017

Catalyst Paper: Water use plan development underway for the Cowichan Watershed in British Columbia

Changes in the demand for water, including environmental flow needs, as well as changing climate and land use changes in the watershed over the past 50 years are challenging the security and availability of water to meet the community’s needs. This has been increasingly evident over past years where...
Oktober 6, 2017

Alberta Forest Products Assn.-members plant 80 million trees in 2017

Members of the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) planted 80 million coniferous tree seedlings in forests throughout the province in 2017.“Our Association is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year,” said AFPA President and CEO Paul Whittaker. “Planting trees is an important part of our p...
Oktober 6, 2017

Södra's port in Mönsterås, Sweden, becomes fossil-fuel free

Södra’s port in Mönsterås, Sweden, will become completely free from fossil fuels in October. All work vehicles and cranes at the port will begin using Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) diesel – a completely fossil-free alternative to standard diesel, as the company says in the press release received ...