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Södra Ädla has made its first investment. Ädla became a partner of Happie Nation by investing SEK 3 million ($294 820) in the company. Happie Nation is focused on nature tourism in Sweden.

UPM is the first Finnish company, acting as a shipper and charterer, to discharge its ship-generated wastewater on land and utilise various circular economy solutions in wastewater treatment. The commitment has been made for the years 2022-2026, and it will focus on promoting BSAG's Ship Waste Action initiative.

U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than half a billion dollars through the Great American Outdoors Act to address deferred maintenance, improve infrastructure, increase user access and support rural economies while also meeting conservation goals.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced more than $32 million to fund 2022 wood innovations and community wood grants. These grants aim to expand the use of wood products, strengthen emerging wood markets, and support active management to improve forest health and resilience, especially in light of the ongo...

Stora Enso and wood technology company Modvion are partnering to establish wood as the material of choice for wind turbine towers. The collaboration’s purpose is to demonstrate the vast possibilities in using wood in demanding constructions.

How the world wood markets will change and what the Russian forest based industry will lose. The new report provides a detailed picture of how the global markets for wood products have changed in January-April 2022, and what consequences the war has had for Russian companies. It presents also the forecasts of the owner...

Stora Enso will invest Euro 10 million at its Enocell pulp mill in Finland to replace fossil-based heavy fuel oil with renewable pitch oil. The investment scope at Enocell Mill includes a pitch oil tank, foundations and leaking basin, pumping house with pumps, unloading station, new pipelines, heaters, and automation.