Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is planning to build a bio-product mill in the existing mill area in Äänekoski, Finland. When materialized, the approximately EUR 1.1 billion investment would be the largest ever investment in the forest industry in Finland. The new mill with an annual pulp production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes is planned to start operating in 2017. The bio product mill will contribute to achieving renewable energy targets in Finland by increasing the share of renewable energy. Furthe
Simformotion™ LLC announces the release of its latest simulator system, the Track Feller Buncher.
Investor portal iNVEZZ.com has released a news article covering Brazil's consideration of measures to stimulate private forestry investment through the implementation of new financing mechanisms.
FRA has highlighted the risks associated with focusing purely on stock investment when building up a portfolio, particularly in the emerging economies.
Although 2012 was a mixed year in terms of returns for wine investors, 2013 is set to be a great year to buy up fine wines as an alternative investment, according to AAA.
Ghana's Forest Investment Programme has won approval from the World Bank in a move welcomed by FRA.
Simformotion™ LLC announces the release of the new Cat® Simulators FM Log Loader System for Forestry.
FRA has welcomed the news that Plum Creek Timber Co has seen its profits soar off the back of growing demand for lumber in the US and abroad.
New figures from the World Gold Council suggest that gold is becoming less popular as an alternative asset class, which could lead more people to invest in other alternatives, such as forestry, according to AAA.
Industry Intelligence Inc. partners with New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) to share news of the forestry and timberland industries with landowners, forest industry professionals and supporters of the association
Cavotec has developed a lightweight, ergonomic radio remote control (RRC) unit for operators to control mobile cranes, tower cranes, crusher machines and other machinery over extended periods.
Forestry Research Associates is hoping to raise awareness of a new £20 million fund available to help rural businesses, including the forestry industry, in the UK.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that its Chinese subsidiary Toyota Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (TMCI) held a signing ceremony on August 26 marking its agreement to carry out the Toyota Green Greater Beijing Economic Zone Fengning Afforestation Project.
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is set to launch the first ArborCamp for the UK & Ireland at the 3rd annual Arb & Forestry Event, 15th & 16th July 2011.
Alternative Asset Analysis (AAA), an organisation set up to advocate and analyse alternative investments around the world, has declared Brazil's Joao Pessoa a good place to buy real estate.
The Biomass Thermal Energy Council is hosting a webinar on June 15th at 12 noon ET. This free educational event is entitled "Brits, Brussels and Biomass: The European Path Toward Renewable Heating"
After only 12 months of expansion into the Asian markets, UK based Plantation Capital Plc has announced a major expansion of its product base in Sri Lanka and Thailand built on the solid foundation it has already established.
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Plantation Capital Plc recently announced the purchase of an estate in Southern Thailand near the 5 star beachside resort city of Hua Hin, situated approximately 200 kilometres from the capital, Bangkok.