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Issue date: 
September 25, 2011

EFSOS II - UN/ECE Forest sector and timber outlook study summary

If no major policies or strategies are changed in the forest sector and trends outside it follow the lines described by the IPCC B2 scenario, consumption of forest products and wood energy will grow steadily and wood supply will expand to meet this demand (see Figure 24).

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September 12, 2011

Japan still matters to the B.C. economy

Canadians are coming to recognize that the balance of power in the international economy is shifting inexorably toward Asia. Already home to three-fifths of humanity, the next two decades will see Asia grow to account for half or more of global output.

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Sep 5, 2011

Pöyry Launches Green Mill Index(TM) for The Pulp And Paper Industry

Finland, Sep 5, 2011 - Pöyry has released an index for analyzing the environmental sustainability of pulp and paper mills.

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Sep 6, 2011

Metsä-Botnia Participates in Plans to Construct a Biorefinery in Joutseno

Finland, Sep 6, 2011 - Metsä-Botnia, part of Metsäliitto Group, is participating in a feasibility study with energy companies Gasum and Helsingin Energia into constructing a biorefinery for biogas production in Joutseno, southeastern Finland. If realised, the biorefinery would produce biogas from renewable wood raw material for transmission to usage sites such as Helsinki Energy’s Vuosaari power plant via the Finnish natural gas network.

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August 2011

Impact of Border Carbon Adjustment and Restrictions on Non-certified Timber on International Commerce in Wood Products

Climate change mitigation measures may soon begin to impact trade in wood products in two important ways.

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Sep 13, 2011

Weyerhaeuser Recognized as Global Sustainability Leader

EDERAL WAY, Wash., USA, Sep 13, 2011 - Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which tracks companies in terms of their economic, environmental and social performance. Weyerhaeuser is one of only eight building materials companies to be included on the World Index.

Weyerhaeuser also continues to be a member of the DJSI North America, as it has every year since its inception in 2005.

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Aug 31, 2011

Portucel Soporcel Group Pursues Forestry Venture In Mozambique And Builds Up Sales Presence

Portugal, Aug 31, 2011, The Portucel Soporcel is exhibiting again at the 47th Maputo International Trade Fair
(FACIM), the largest trade event with an international dimension in Mozambique.

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Sep 1, 2011

Pöyry Awarded BOP-EPCM And Owner's Engineering Contracts For The Suzano Greenfield Pulp Mill Project In Brazil

FINLAND, Sep 1, 2011 Pöyry's Industry Business Group has been awarded services contract by Suzano Papel e Celulose for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for the Balance of Plant (BOP), and the Owners' Engineering services during the project implementation. The parties have agreed that the value of the assignment is not disclosed.

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Aug 18, 2011

Gunns : Forest Agreement Negotiations

Tasmania, Australia, Aug 18, 2011 - Gunns Limited Managing Director, Mr Greg L'Estrange, today welcomed the Tasmanian Government's decision to appoint a probity auditor to review Gunns' contracts but sought assurances that the process would be expedited to end the onerous uncertainty the decision has created.

Mr L'Estrange said the transparency that an audit process should bring was welcomed but was concerned with recent comments made about Gunns involvement in the Forest Agreements process.

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August 24, 2011

Pulp Prices Drop

The total stocks of paper indicates that mass market have faced a major price correction. Analyst comments from the Newsagency Direkt is refered in an in the Swedish business magazine Dagens Industri.


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by Dr. Radut