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We offer management consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique experience allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.

One main area of our expertise lies in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in raw materiel procurement or better predict the competitive environment.

Another main area of our skills is to combine our leading-edge industry expertise and management consulting know-how with the best practices in the fields of sustainable ecosystem management and biodiversity protection such as supporting our clients in forest management and chain of custody certification.

Recent study:
Billion hectares of land have potential for forest restoration

We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.

 

You can find some historical background information about central Eurpoean forestry here



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2017-12-14 11:11 | VANCOUVER, Dec 14, 2017 --- Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) announced today that it has taken a temporary and unscheduled outage on one production line at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft ("NBSK") Pulp mill located in Prince George, British Columbia ("BC"), as a result of a tube leak in the number five recovery boiler.

Canfor Pulp anticipates the number five recovery boiler to be down for approximately two weeks, and is currently projecting...

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2017-12-14 11:10 | Dec 14,2017---Heidenheim/Kehl. When upgrading its PM 2, Koehler Kehl opted for products from Voith's AdvancedPRODUCTS range that enable the company to reduce the machine's water consumption, achieve a faster starting curve and at the same time improve paper quality.

One of Koehler’s major strengths is its willingness to constantly improve. This is why for the upgrade of the press section on the PM 2 the focus was on achieving more stable operation, reliable planning of shutdowns...

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2017-12-14 11:08 | DELAWARE, Ohio-Dec 14,2017-- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced fiscal 2017 and fourth quarter results.

Fiscal Year Highlights Include (all results compared to the fiscal year 2016 unless otherwise noted):

Net sales increased by $314.6 million to $3,638.2 million.
Gross profit increased by $29.8 million to $714.7 million.
Operating profit increased by $46.8 million...

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2017-12-14 11:00 |

How to bring everyone to the restoration table? Nairobi dialogue cultivates answers

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2017-12-14 09:22 |

NUEVA YORK: El 7 de diciembre, la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas otorgó la condición de Observador a la Organización Internacional del Bambú y el Ratán (INBAR),  que es la única organización intergubernamental del mundo que utiliza el bambú y ratán para el desarrollo sostenible; representando así a millones de productores de bambú y […]

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2017-12-14 08:30 |

Agroforestry’s ability to produce multiple benefits can make it a key feature of Peru’s innovative and multi-sectoral approach to NDCs. What is needed to fully harness it? Climate action is increasingly a country-led and country-driven process. Through their...

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2017-12-14 07:00 |

Researchers back development of a gender-responsive policy for the Green Climate Fund

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2017-12-14 06:28 |

Imagine a lumberjack, an ax slung across one shoulder and a chain saw in the other hand.

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2017-12-14 02:04 | It’s official …. OneFortyOne Plantations’ acquisition of the Jubilee Highway sawmill and export woodchip operations has been given the all clear by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. “We are delighted that the ACCC has cleared this acquisition and we look forward to welcoming the Jubilee sawmill and export woodchip operations workforce, sales and distribution teams to OFO,” said OFO Chief Executive Officer Linda Sewell. “This combination will see...

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2017-12-13 23:34 | A mass wedding isn’t appealing at the best of times but this group of women walked down the aisle to find a tree waiting for them. Source: The Daily Mail Having donned white wedding dresses, the women tied the knot with the trees as part of a performance in a park in Lima, Peru. The strange ceremony – entitled ‘marry a tree and save it’ – involved the women carrying white bouquets of flowers and promising to look after the trees until parted by death. It was...

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2017-12-13 23:32 | Global Lumber Trade Demand for imported softwood lumber to the US has fallen by 6% during the first nine months of 2017 as compared with the same period in 2016. Source: Timberbiz In contrast, Chinese import volumes have been up 21% year-over-year, according to Hakan Ekstrom, President of Wood Resources International LLC, in an excerpt from the newly-released market report Wood Resource Quarterly. The lumber trade in Europe has also picked up in 2017 with the United Kingdom, the Netherlands,...

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2017-12-13 23:31 | Rent-based housing models and carbon-neutral skyscrapers are among the projects of almost 100 UNSW Masters of Architecture students which went on show. Source: Timberbiz As “Generation Rent” are forced out of the housing market, a UNSW Masters of Architecture student has designed an apartment model that tackles the housing crisis by rejecting home ownership. Graduate James Paviour’s final project, Inverting the Dream, is a residential development that transforms the way we live by...

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2017-12-13 23:31 | Since 2010 a strain of myrtle rust, a fungal disease native to South America, has firmly established in eastern Australia, threatening many native plant species in the myrtle rich forests along Australia’s east coast. Source: Timberbiz Other strains, not yet in Australia, have decimated eucalypt plantations in South America. Myrtle rust experts and state and commonwealth policy teams met in Canberra to review the threat of myrtle rust to native biodiversity and commence work on the...

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2017-12-13 23:30 | Wood suppliers are warning the lack of product has hit statewide and will delay thousands of building projects in the coming months as the crisis worsens. Source: The Herald Sun Fresh fruit, food, beer and other household goods will also be hit because of added costs for timber crates or palettes required for delivery. Buildoz Carpentry owner Cameron Arthur said the shortage would “create waves … there is no doubt.” “The availability of timber is very hard at the moment and it’s going to...

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2017-12-13 23:29 |  VicForests is seeking input from local community members on the proposed updates to its Timber Release Plan (TRP), relating to timber harvesting operations. Source: Timberbiz The TRP is part of an ongoing planning process that begins once an area of State forest is identified as suitable for timber harvesting, and continues until the area has been harvested and successfully regrown. The TRP lists the areas available for timber harvesting over the next 3-5 years, their locations, the type of...

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2017-12-13 23:28 | Following on from the success of last year’s Christmas tree give away, OneFortyOne Plantations is once again looking to gift Christmas trees from its regional forests to the people in the Limestone Coast this Christmas. Source: Timberbiz “We were overwhelmed by the community support of last year’s give away”, said OFO’s Green Triangle General Manager, Willie van Niekerk. “Our depot teams were touched by people sharing their stories, and how a little kindness can mean so much to people and their...

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2017-12-13 23:27 | A low intensity timber harvesting operation will commence in the Strathbogies State forest in January 2018. Source: Timberbiz VicForests’ General Manager Stakeholders and Planning, Lachlan Spencer, said the operation will use the single-tree selection harvesting method. “Single-tree selection harvesting is different from other harvesting methods as it removes a much smaller number of trees from an uneven aged forest. “This style of harvesting has been chosen as a result of discussions between...

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2017-12-13 23:25 | New Zealand Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor has announced a ministry reshuffle. Stand-alone “entities” for fisheries, forestry, biosecurity and food safety have been created in a portfolio reshuffle that will have them sitting within the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). Source: Stuff NZ Minister for Agriculture, Biosecurity, Food Safety and Rural Communities Damien O’Connor announced that MPI will reorganise its functions to create a stronger focus on core...

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2017-12-13 23:22 | The National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life was created to ensure Australian design guides and standards remain world class in light of climate change, new engineered timbers and changes in building design. Source: Timberbiz Its researchers have also been tasked with devising a world-leading predictive model to enable architects and building specifiers to more easily choose the right timber for the right task. Through close industry and end-user collaboration the Centre aims to...

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2017-12-13 19:30 |

“People have deeply rooted values that are affected by fires,” said Chad Kooistra, who led the analysis as a Ph.D. student in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. “Wildfires are a very salient issue, even months or years after a fire. People who live nearby or go to that area for...(more)

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