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  • Valtras at work in Czech forest

    The forests of Bohemia in the mountainous northern and western regions of the Czech Republic are alive with the sound of Valtra tractors hard at work. A Valtra 6300 with 24,000 hours on the clock is transporting branches from the logging site to the side of the road, where a new S Series produces woodchips for a nearby power plant. The 200 employees of the Czech company Solitera work in ...

  • Resolute Forest Products announces permanent shutdown of paper machine at its Laurentide mill

    Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) announced today that it is permanently shutting down paper machine # 10 at its Laurentide mill in Shawinigan, Quebec. The permanent shutdown comes after an important drop in demand and an increase in market capacity of the paper grade produced on machine # 10. The Laurentide mill, which currently has 388 ...


    By CO2 Solutions inc.

  • 2013 China-ASEAN Forest and wood Products Expo

    2013 China-ASEAN Forest and wood Products Expo November 12, 2013 On Nov 15 ~ 18, 2013, the 2013 China-ASEAN Forest and wood Products Expo is held in Nanning International Conference & Exhibition Center. On this Expo, woodworking machines, and a variety of wood products are exhibited. Many manufacturers & supporting manufacturers are ...


    By V&T Technologies Co., Ltd.

  • Komptech buys rain forest as CO2 compensation

    Komptech not only has “Technology for a better environment” in its slogan, it has also taken up the cause of sustainable action. For example, this year has seen the acquisition of one hectare of rain forest in Costa Rica to compensate for a part of the company’s carbon footprint. Actions speak louder than words Explaining the step, founder and CEO of ...


    By Komptech

  • Hitachi Showcases New Foresters at DEMO International 2016

    Anything and everything to do with forestry operations was found at DEMO International, one of North America’s largest and most distinctive outdoor equipment shows, held Sept. 22-24, 2016. The flagship event of the Canadian Woodlands Forum, DEMO International is held every four years in a different location. For the first time in 16 years, the show returned to Western Canada and was hosted ...

  • IKEA celebrates the planting of 1.5 million trees together with American forests across America

    Plant a Tree. Clean the Air. Cool the Globe. This thought has been the driver that has inspired IKEA US shoppers. Since June 2006, IKEA US in partnership with American Forests, has had a national in-store 'Plant A Tree' program which asks customers to donate $1 to plant one tree. These contributions, together with money donated by IKEA, have resulted in raising $1.5 million dollars to plant 1.5 ...

  • IKEA, along with american forests, continues the success of its `plant a tree program`; together they have planted 1.9 million trees across America

    Why? Because planting trees will help to clean the air and cool the globe. Since 1998, IKEA US, in partnership with American Forests, has been dedicated to improving the lives of many people through its national in-store 'Plant A Tree' program, a campaign that asks customers to donate $1 to plant one tree. These contributions, together with money donated by IKEA, have resulted in the raising of ...

  • German Campaign takes on multi-million dollar environmental smear machine

    Today, the Berlin Manhattan Institute (BMI) launched the "Green Freedom" campaign to refute false claims and stem the tide of harmful policies perpetuated by European Green NGOs. Explaining the high stakes of Green Freedom"s mission - defending the developing world"s means of eradicating poverty and developing wealth - BMI Executive Director Wolfgang Müller released the following statement: ...

  • Slash conference at ElmiaWood 2 June 2009

    Utilising forest residues collected after final fellings, mainly tops and branches (slash), is becoming increasingly popular in many regions. In the coming years we will also be able to use stumps and residues from thinnings – tops, branches and small trees. The technology to harvest forest residues is steadily developed by researchers and companies active in the field. At this seminar we ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World premiere for mobile chipper

    “The basis is a Morbark 3800, which we’ve equipped with a rotary base, tracks, cab and grapple boom. The result is a chipper that can easily navigate forest roads. Because it’s completely mobile, one operator can manage the entire process from the raw material to the finished chips in containers.” The speaker is Mats Johansson, who is in charge of sales of Morbark ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Third Valta for forestry use to Gunde Svan

    Sweden’s most successful cross-country skier, four-time Olympic champion, and seven-time world champion Gunde Svan and his son Ferry visited today on Wednesday 16th November the Valtra tractor factory in Suolahti to look at the production of his own tractor. The brand-new metallic white Valtra N154 EcoPower Direct (155 hp) is the third in the series of Gunden’s Valtra, which is ...

  • Tree planting robot helps faster reforestation

    One keeps wondering what went through designer Anna-Karin Bergkvist mind when she planned the tree planting robot. Was she alarmed by people"s lack of interest in tree planting or was it just an attempt to make already existing planting machinery efficient and flexible. Whatever may be her real objective the end result, a tree planting robot seems fundamentally useful. The four legged ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • USDA Selects 36 Energy Facilities to Accept Biomass Deliveries

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. Biomass owners who supply these facilities may qualify for BCAP delivery assistance starting July 28, 2014. Of the total $25 ...

  • World premiere: New slash bundler from John Deere

    More horsepower plus new hydraulic and operating systems. Those are some of the innovations on John Deere’s new bundler, the 1190E, which is being shown for the first time at World Bioenergy in Jönköping, Sweden. “Machines for handling biomass are an important part of our product mix,” explains Per Väppling, marketing manager for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Circular cutting chain does the job with less hassle

    Bracke Forest promises lightning-fast roadside clearing, but behind that slogan lies new technology that makes stand thinning and clearing more efficient, which in turn can increase the availability of biofuel. The new silviculture and biomass head was exhibited at the World Bioenergy trade fair in Jönköping and is a hybrid between a traditional harvester head and a giant brush ...


    By Elmia AB

  • 42nd edition of EIMA International 2016

    The 42nd edition of Eima International 2016 has ended; this is the main international exhibition in the field of agriculture and forest and takes place every second year in Bologna. This year again, Energreen has succeeded in establishing itself on the international market, showing its complete range of Robots (RoboZERO, RoboECO, RoboGREEN, RoboMAX e RoboPOWER), whose power output is between 33 ...


    By Energreen s.r.l.

  • TANA BioChipper hit the nerve at Elmia Wood 2013!

    The highly efficient mobile wood chipper, TANA BioChipper, was introduced outside Finland for the first time at the major European forest trade show, Elmia Wood 2013 in Sweden. Attended by more than 54 000 forest industry professionals, it was the place to be at. The TANA BioChipper was on display at the exhibition and it gathered large crowds. We did several demo runs daily and they caught lots ...


    By Tana Oy

  • EWA Fermenter Rapid composting of waste

    From one side it looks like an ordinary shipping container. From the other side it appears to be a perpetual motion machine which spins, hisses and makes a variety of other noises. From the inside, the Solbien EWA Fermenter from the Czech company Agro Eko is a highly mechanised system for the rapid composting of waste. “You put the waste ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Prime movers with purpose

    PrimeTech’s new PT-300 prime mover fills the gap for its clients, fitting perfectly between the smaller PT-200 and the larger PT-400 The French Canadian logging and farming hamlet of Plamondon in North Eastern Alberta has barely 350 residents but can boast an active community. It’s just a dozen or so kilometers off Highway 63, the main route between the province’s industrial ...

  • Paris – Time to move beyond words

    COP21, the UN summit on climate change now unfolding here, declared Saturday a “day of action.” Inevitably, it was a day of words: words that called to action, words that outlined the ideals of action and – in some cases – accounts of action already launched. At the close of the first week of COP21 delegates finally agreed the words of the ...


    By Climate News Network

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