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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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2018-07-05 01:33 | Melbourne will get its first timber commercial office building with a wood engineered structure and with an end value of $56 million. Source: Sydney Morning Herald It will join Australia’s first multi-storey timber apartment tower and a landmark wooden public library in the Docklands urban renewal precinct which has become a focal point for sustainable buildings. Sydney-based developer AsheMorgan has launched a leasing campaign for tenants to occupy a multi-storey office which will straddle an...

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2018-07-05 01:31 | A new online platform called AREMI identifies the location, availability and volume of biomass, and has been flagged as a pivotal tool to boost investment in Australia’s renewable energy sector. Source: Timberbiz Businesses and investors now have access to a data-rich platform which maps out Australia’s biomass hotspots. Biomass is dead organic matter and can be found in rubbish tips, farms and forest waste, and can be used to generate bioenergy, including electricity, heat and transport fuels...

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2018-07-04 17:19 | “I enjoyed how thorough of a discussion we were able to have with RECOFTC. Of all the organisations we have met, I felt the most engaged with them and was able to apply many of our class lectures to the topics we have discussed” – Elizabeth Stanza As part of RAFT’s efforts to reach out to the […]

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2018-07-03 19:53 | The Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress 2018 (BARC 2018) showcased new and emerging technologies for processing and using bamboo fiber and composite materials, highlighting its potential as a renewable natural resource. Congress participants emphasized how bamboo and rattan can contribute to the SDGs on: no poverty (SDG 1); affordable and clean energy (SDG 7); sustainable cities and communities (SDG 11); responsible consumption and production (SDG 12); climate action (SDG 13); life on land (SDG...

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2018-07-03 19:52 | UNEP released a report assessing country progress in NBSAP development and national implementation. The report finds that second-generation NBSAPs have paid increased attention to both horizontal and vertical biodiversity mainstreaming, and focused more on the correlation between biodiversity and poverty reduction and sustainable development.

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2018-07-03 19:12 | The UNECE/FAO report discusses types of wood energy fuels such as firewood, sources and users, policy instruments that support and hinder use, and ways to sustainably source wood. According to the report, wood energy provides the majority of total energy supply in many developing countries, and nearly 25% in some developed countries, including in Europe where it is the leading renewable energy source. Wood energy can be stored, and provides energy without sun or wind.

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2018-07-03 19:12 | Researchers using satellite imaging have found much greater than expected deforestation since 2000 in the highlands of Southeast Asia, a critically important world ecosystem. The findings are important because they raise questions about key assumptions made in projections of global climate change as well as concerns about environmental conditions in Southeast Asia in the future.

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2018-07-03 14:42 |

Scandinavian country leads funding to save the world's tropical forests, but cannot do it alone, say past and present environment ministers

The post ‘Norway cannot stop deforestation alone’, says environment minister appeared first on Climate Home News.

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2018-07-03 11:04 |

Mühlböck Eberschwang commissioned three System 606 steam-and drykilns to Hvalsoe Sawmill Ltd. in Denmark.

In the system 606, no pre-heated air is lost to the outside, the total amount of airflow passes through the stacks of wood. There are no active exhaust fans, this can save up to 20% thermal energy and up to 15% electrical energy compared to conventional drykilns.

Due to the uniform fresh air supply, distributed over the...

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2018-07-03 09:53 | The Congress Scientific Committee invites submission of session proposals for the 2019 IUFRO World Congress.

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2018-07-03 01:21 | The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has published its latest quarterly briefing note on the implementation of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR). Source: FLEFT The briefing note covers April to May 2018. It summarises recent EUTR enforcement actions and related activities in Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Portugal. It includes summaries of recently published reports and other news related to illegal logging and associated trade in...

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2018-07-03 01:20 | The world’s forests are a leading indicator of the planet’s health. They absorb some of the carbon that we emit and protect us from the growing damage of climate change. And they create microclimates around them—cooling their nearby regions and making the local climate more stable. Source: The Daily Beast Scientists who want to understand how healthy the world at large is look to regional forests and, increasingly, they’re looking at the health of these ecosystems globally. One of the ways they...

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2018-07-03 01:19 | The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has welcomed progress towards a national ban on single-use plastic products, including plastic bags. However, a national approach by the State and Federal Governments to encourage sustainable wood fibre replacement products is needed. Source: Timberbiz “It’s great to see recommendations from a Senate committee this week about a banning of single-use plastics in Australia by 2023. Likewise, the Victorian Government’s decision to extend its...

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2018-07-03 01:19 | The Norwegian government has announced a pledge of 145m kroner (£12m) to help fight forest crime such as illegal tree clearances. The money will be shared by Interpol, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the Rhipto‑Norwegian Centre for Global Analyses, which collects data on illegal logging. Source: The Guardian The funds will‑allow Interpol to expand its dedicated taskforce from six to 15 detectives. The size of the fund may be small in comparison with the $50 to $150bn-a-year scale of‑forest...

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2018-07-03 01:17 | The Australian Woodworking Industry Suppliers Association (AWISA) Exhibition is Australia’s largest exhibition of woodworking technology and design. The annual event is taking place this week at ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre and Laminex is there showcasing new and existing products and design stories. Source: Timberbiz Situated at the main entrance of the Exhibition Centre, the Laminex stand will host daily giveaways and guest speakers covering local and global trends. Coffee and refreshments...

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2018-07-03 01:17 | This year will go down in history as it marks the introduction of the inaugural Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards across Victoria & South Australia. Source: Timberbiz The awards are about celebrating and rewarding individuals and companies involved in the timber industry for the dedication, hard work and best practices in their roles and businesses. Nominations are open for the awards. The event encompasses all sectors of the industry from nursery to silviculture, harvesting, haulage,...

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2018-07-03 01:16 | Nine weekly events involving experts in the field of architecture, urban design and urban planning will feature a diverse range of topics from Kiwibuild and prefabrication through to co-operative housing, as well as reigniting the debate about the best ways to do medium-density housing. Source: Timberbiz The series includes Housing New Zealand’s Manager of Urban Design, Sue Evans discussing ways of fostering better social outcomes, their new apartment projects and the use of Cross Laminated...

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2018-07-03 01:09 |   Timber processors in South Australia are unable to employ more workers due to low levels of supply of raw material from SA’s own forests, a problem caused by absurd export practices, says a small but powerful forestry industry group in Mt Gambier. Source: Timberbiz Chief Executive of SATPA (SA Timber Processors Association) David Quill, speaking from Mount Gambier, said his members were totally supportive of recent calls by Federal and State MPs for better management of export contracts to...

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2018-07-03 01:05 | Watch commercial television over the last few years and you would think Australia has become gripped by a home renovation mania. While this is true over the short-term, the longer-term picture shows expenditure on Alterations & Additions has performed quite poorly over the last 15 years. By Tim Woods for Timberbiz First up, the short to medium-term news is that recent growth in expenditure on alterations and additions to existing dwellings peaked in the second quarter of 2017. It reached an...

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