Domtar's PAPERbecause Campaign Event Wins Award

Posted by Suz-Anne Kinney

10/16/14 4:58 PM

News out of the PPI Awards that the Bringing Paper to Life – Innovative Printing & Writing Campaign of the Year was given to Domtar for its Paper Fun Truck will come as no surprise to those who are familiar with the company’s PAPERbecause campaign.

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Topics: industry news


4 Research-based Forest Carbon Accounting Insights Policy Makers Can No Longer Ignore

Posted by Tracy Leslie

10/7/14 1:57 PM

As policy makers in both the United States and Europe work to solidify regulations around the use of forest biomass to generate electricity, their jobs are made more difficult by the misleading debate some stakeholders cling to about the validity of forest biomass as a low carbon source of energy. (See Stan Parton's post, With Friends Like These.)

Even though forest biomass as it is sourced for energy production today has a positive carbon benefit compared to fossil fuel alternatives, the perpetuation of this debate slows advancement of policy and prevents any progress toward the end goal of slowing, and eventually reversing, climate change.

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Topics: forest carbon accounting


Wood Supply Shortage May Occur in Mato Grosso do Sul

Posted by Suz-Anne Kinney

10/7/14 1:30 PM

An article on Forest2Market do Brasil’s study of wood supply and demand in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil appears in Painel Florestal: Com maior expansão florestal do País, MS pode ter déficit de madeira até 2024. Continue reading for an English version of the article.

Mato Grosso do Sul state, located in Brazil’s Midwest region, has emerged in the national scenario as the center of the forest products industry today. Despite an uptick in the number of hectares of planted forests, a wood supply shortage may be in the region's future.

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Topics: Wood supply in Brazil


Forestry Related Industry News

Posted by LeAndra Spicer

10/3/14 10:00 AM

Our monthly column featuring forestry related industry news. Recent announcments impacted timberlands, paper mills, sawmills, and the wood bioenergy segments.

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Topics: forest industry news


Pulpwood and Wood Fuel Prices in the US South

Posted by Javon Carter

10/2/14 10:00 AM

As they did from 2Q2012 to 2Q2013, year over year delivered prices for pine pulpwood, hardwood pulpwood, and wood fuel in the US South increased  between 2Q2013 and  2Q2014. Prices for pine pulpwood and hardwood pulpwood, however, decreased from 1Q2014 to  2Q2014, while quarter over quarter prices for woodfuel increased.

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Topics: wood fuel prices, pulpwood prices


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