June 20, 2017 – Group of companies "Titan" and the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov (NARFU) has signed a cooperation agreement. The document was signed on 19 June 2017 by the rector of NARFU Elena Kudryashova and the General Director of holding Alexey Kudryavtsev.
The main direction of cooperation is the scientific research, development of methods and the best practices when conducting harvesting in the areas leased by the logging enterprises of “Titan” to minimize impact on the environment. One of the main goals of cooperation between the University and the company will be the introduction of innovative achievements of science and technology directly into the production process.
Under the Agreement, the NARFU will work out guidelines for determination of key habitats and their identification on site with necessary training in drawing up of flow charts and development of plots on the basis of the holding’s enterprises and will conduct research and development in the topical areas with the participation of the leading specialists of the University and the most promising students.
It is also planned to fulfill researches in the field of forest management activities that ensure sustainable, continuous, socially responsible forest management on the forest areas leased by GC "TITAN" to develop methods for forest inventory using remote sensing.
Group of companies "Titan" - one of the largest operators of forest in the northwestern Federal district.
Established in 1990.
In "Titan" includes 8 logging enterprises, LLC "Belomorskaya splavnaya company" (transporting the timber), and also the largest sawmill company in the North-West of Russia - JSC "Lesozavod-25".
Allowable cut is 3.2 million m3.
GC "Titan" employs more than 4 thousand inhabitants of the Arkhangelsk region.
Annually tax payments to budgets of all levels, dues to extra-budgetary funds exceed $ 1 billion.
The annual investment in socio-economic development of municipal formations of the region is about 100 million.