The Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of the BC Timber Sales (BCTS) program and timber-sale licence holders in the Stuart-Nechako Natural Resource District in Canada during the week of June 20, 2022.
BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and timber sale licence (TSL) holders in the Columbia Field Unit portion of the Okanagan-Columbia Business Area in Canada holders complied with all legal requirements for the audited activities.
FSC-regional forest stewardship standard for smallholders in Indonesia approved. The standard becomes effective on 01 July 2022. This standard is for the use in plantations by smallholders in Indonesia (Management Units smaller than 20 ha) and applies to rough wood and Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP).
Trejon announces that Trejon Multiforest trailers are now type approved according to the EU norm 167/2013. This makes it much easier to register its trailers in all countries of EU and is also proves of security of its products.
During the week of May 30, 2022, the Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of the BC Timber Sales (BCTS) program and timber-sale licence holders near Williams Lake, in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Natural Resource District.
Scott Pallets has successfully secured an EPAL license to manufacture new EPAL Euro pallets at its Barry site in the UK.
FSC has blocked three Peruvian certificate holders and their FSC certification has been suspended because they were unable to verify the origin of wood they sold and purchased from the Amazon. This decision emerged out of investigation focused on the supply chains of FSC-certified Cumaru, Ipe, and Jatoba timber species...
Kamps, Inc. has joined the Reusable Packaging Association. As one of the nation’s largest full-cycle pallet service providers, Kamps plays a key role in managing reusable transport packaging for supply chains across the U.S.
Funded by UPM scientific report “Fossil carbon emission substitution and carbon storage effects of wood-based products” provides practical guidelines to assess the climate effects both at product and company level.
AV Group NB Inc. has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management Certification on its freehold land situated in York County, N.B. Certification of the 41,000-hectare Acadian Forest type under FSC’s National Forest Stewardship Standard, is a first for New Brunswick, Canada.
Activities in Russia represent less than 1% of the Bureau Veritas revenue of Euro 5 billion.
In March, the PEFC and FSC certification organizations decided to revoke trade certificates for all products made from Russian wood, which was now considered 'conflict timber'.
As stated in the statement of the employees of the FSC office in Russia, the new certification system "Forest Etalon" will allow preserving all the best that has been accumulated over the years of FSC's work in Russia. If FSC International activates the Russian FSC FM/CoC and CoC certificates again, the temporary schem...
Lumber trade flows changed almost instantly due to Russia-Ukraine crisis. Trade sanctions and restrictions in financial transactions by Europe, North America, and major markets in Asia halted shipments from Russia and Belarus. In addition, exports from Ukraine were also disrupted.
LP Building Solutions (LP) announced that it is the first company in Chile to be certified to the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification's (PEFC) new Chain of Custody Standard.
Because of the association of the forest sector in Russia and Belarus with armed invasion, no FSC-certified material or controlled wood from these countries will be permitted to be traded, said FSC.
Smurfit Kappa has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from Smurfit Kappa’s operations (scopes 1 and 2) are consistent with reductions require...
Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc. has achieved International Sustainability and Carbon Certification Plus (ISCC+) recognition at its Fernandina Beach facility.
The Pan African Forest Certification (PAFC) Congo Basin regional system has achieved PEFC endorsement. This is the world’s first PEFC endorsed regional forest certification system. The national members for Cameroon, Congo, and Gabon joined forces under the name of PAFC Congo Basin to develop this regional certification...
The Sokol CLT plant belonging to Segezha Group has successfully passed Conformité Européenne certification for its cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels. The certificate confirms that the enterprise has deployed modern practices to verify that the quality of its products meets European requirements.