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Metsä Group raises its result guidance for the 4Q

Metsä Group raises its result guidance for the 4Q 2017, which was announced in the interim report for January - September 2017.The previous guidance was: Metsä Group’s comparable operating result is in the 4Q 2017 expected to be to be roughly at the same level as in the 3Q 2017.The new guidance is: ...
13 hours ago

Holtec supplied a new log yard to Holzwerk Baumann in Germany

Holtec supplied a new log yard to Holzwerk Baumann in Germany. With the new log yard long logs up to 21 m length and with diameters of 10 to 90 cm as well as short logs up to 14 m length can be treated. The performance of the installation with an average diameter of 32 cm is quite more than 100 soli...
December 8, 2017

Rottne launches RK 105 crane for Rottne F10 and F11

Rottne presents RK 105 – a genuine innovation on the crane side for the forwarders Rottne F10 and Rottne F11, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“It is a crane with significant differences compared to its predecessor RK 85,” says Filip Wirbladh, designer at Rottne I...
December 8, 2017

Koskitukki appoints Ville Parkkinen as Director of Wood Supply and Bioenergy

Ville Parkkinen, Master of Science in Agriculture and Forestry, will take on the role of Director of Wood Supply and Bioenergy at Koskitukki, and he will also join the Executive Team, as Koskisen said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Parkkinen joins Koskitukki from UPM Kymmene Metsä,...
December 6, 2017

Södra introduces new measurement technology for timber stacks at Värö mill in Sweden

The measuring station at Värö will be the first at Södra to introduce new technology for measuring timber stack volumes on trucks. The new method is based on automated volume measurement using laser technology, developed by Swedish company, Mabema AB.Introduction of the new technology will also invo...
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