Umwelt/Natur - Holz Märkte News

Dezember 21, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark announce commercial operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use of renewable energy.Ro...
Dezember 19, 2017

Forico enters contract with environmental services firm CO2 Australia

In a first for the Australian plantation forest sector, Forico and CO2 Australia have secured the opportunity to enter into a long-term contract to sell carbon credits generated from plantation forestry activities to the Australian Government under its $2.55 billion Emissions Reduction Fund ...
Dezember 15, 2017

Asia Pulp & Paper commences pilot audit for enhanced SGLS certification

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has signed an agreement with the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) to commence with a pilot audit of one of its supplier concessions, an event that marks the commencement of the assessment process for the enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) certification. T...
Dezember 14, 2017

Södra Research Foundation awards SEK 3 million ($352,941) in research projects linked to biodiversity

The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant SEK 3 million ($352,941) to research projects linked to biodiversity. Three different projects have received funding, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.This is the first time since funding commenced in 1995 that th...
November 22, 2017

In August pulplog inventories in US Northwest reaching lowest level since 2Q 2014 because of unusually long fire season

Overshadowed by BC’s unprecedented wildfire season, the US states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana also experienced a significant and disruptive wildfire year, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review. By early September, almost two million acres of forest and rangeland had burned in th...