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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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2017-06-29 12:45 | The SNS collaboration Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research is now red by 1 688 persons – that’s all time high!   Latest number of the journal Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research is red by more people than any number before shows … Continue reading →

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2017-06-29 12:03 |

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is further accelerating the development of its digital and connectivity offering. Hiab today announced its forthcoming HiConnect(TM), a connected solution that, in combination with its class-leading load handling equipment, will further enhance productivity, efficiency, and safety for Hiab’s customer’s businesses.

“As pioneers in load handling, our mission is to shape the future of this industry. Digitalization is a business reality for our...

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2017-06-29 10:47 | Learn about the successful involvement of IUFRO in UNFF12, find out more about sustainable restoration of Mediterranean forests and read the latest IUFRO World Series volume on teak, and more…!

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2017-06-29 00:49 | The smog levels in the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou are not yet dire but if the city fails to deal with its pollution, it will only get worse over time. Source: Business Insider Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti believes that building a neighborhood with plant-covered towers could help the city reduce its pollution levels. On June 26, Liuzhou broke ground on what Boeri calls a “forest city.” In April, the company also announced that it will build two skyscrapers,...

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2017-06-29 00:48 | Fire experts in Portugal are citing the need for Australian-style warning systems after the most devastating blaze in decades left 62 people dead. Locals in the town of Pedrogao Grande are struggling to understand how so many people died as they tried to flee the inferno. Source: news.com.au “Catastrophe, that is the only word for it,” said Fernando Antonio Serra Alves Bernardo, 59, who owns the Lido cafe in the town at the centre of the disaster. “This was like a war zone.” Locals and experts...

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2017-06-29 00:47 | France, Austria and Norway are to become home to the world’s tallest wooden buildings according to a new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), which has found Europe to be leading the timber construction movement. Source: Dezeen The CTBUH conducted the study Tall Timber: A Global Audit on built, under construction and proposed towers. It assessed height, location and construction type, including both all-timber and hybrid designs. The report found that 21...

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2017-06-29 00:44 | Fire and termites will be no threat to a nine-storey all-timber office block to be built in inner Brisbane, according to the construction team. Source: ABC News Taller wooden buildings exist in Australia and around the world but 25 King, now underway at the $2.9-billion RNA Showgrounds redevelopment site, is touted as the tallest engineered-timber office tower on Earth. The Brisbane building is due for completion in late 2018. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) – layers of wood glued together...

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2017-06-29 00:44 | Landcare Research’s Gisborne office will close this week after 42 years playing a crucial role in studying the region’s world-famous erosion issues. Source: The Gisborne Herald The office, established in 1975 by the then New Zealand Forest Service, was never meant to be permanent, though. It shifted around several locations, the most recent on Awapuni Road. Its first job was to facilitate research towards better understanding the erosion processes and geology in Mangatu Forest. Robin Black, the...

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2017-06-29 00:43 | Hundreds of families in a small north-east Victorian town have been without pay for almost 10 weeks, after the area’s biggest employer locked out its entire workforce. Source: The Sydney Morning Herald Nestled in the middle of the state’s picturesque alpine ranges, Myrtleford is now in the depths of winter, with the mercury often dipping below one degree. Locals say some families have reached the point that they cannot afford to turn on their heating. On April 19, union members at...

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2017-06-29 00:43 | What better way to showcase the many qualities of engineered timber, including fire compliance in contemporary building design than a new Fire Station? Source: Timberbiz This was the view of Hyne Timber when a potential opportunity arose to give the Maryborough Fire and Emergency Service personnel a new, state-of-theart facility. The existing facility, an iconic part of Maryborough’s history, requires a complete functional overhaul while aiming to restore and retain the 1950’s local...

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2017-06-29 00:42 | Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers has opened an office in Kingscote and appointed two of its directors to executive positions as it works towards approval for its Smith Bay wharf and mobilisation of the forestry industry. Source: Timberbiz The office, at 70 Dauncey Street, provides a convenient meeting location and will be staffed for some of the week. The head office remains in Adelaide. Kingscote-based Shauna Black has been appointed Director of Community Engagement on Kangaroo Island and...

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2017-06-29 00:40 | The Tasmanian Government’s horror week in the upper house has continued, with MLCs swinging the axe on its contentious forestry legislation. Source: ABC News The bill would have allowed logging in 356,000 hectares of forests two years earlier than a moratorium would have allowed. It was defeated in the Legislative Council, with seven MLCs voting it down, with five in favour. The defeat came after the upper house blocked the Government’s mandatory sentences bill on Wednesday night, a...

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2017-06-29 00:39 | A dead koala has been found between fallen trees in a logged forest that the Andrews government could have protected – had it not ignored advice from its own scientific committee. Source: The Age The Sunday Age has obtained graphic images of the lifeless animal slumped over branches in the Acheron Valley north of Warburton, in a confronting example of the potential impact of logging in Victoria. A department investigation is now under way, as Premier Daniel Andrews faces renewed calls to create...

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2017-06-28 17:11 |

June 28, 2017 —COLLEGE STATION, Texas— As Texans from around the state make plans for the Nation’s Independence Day holiday, Texas A&M Forest Service urges vigilance with outdoor activities such as grilling, campfires and fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection Association, July 4th has the m

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2017-06-28 13:59 |

The more effectively we suppress fires, the worse they become. As climate change makes the world more combustible, we need a new approach

The post Even Boeing-747 tanker jets can’t win our total war on fires appeared first on Climate Home - climate change news.

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2017-06-28 13:27 |

Norway has issued a blunt threat to Brazil that if rising deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is not reversed, its billion-dollar financial assistance will fall to zero. The leaders of the two nations meet in Oslo on Friday.

The oil-rich Scandinavian nation has provided $1.1bn to Brazil’s Amazon fund since 2008, tied to reductions in the rate of deforestation in the world’s greatest rainforest. The destruction of forests by timber and farming industries is a major contributor to...

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2017-06-28 13:07 |

Producing 19,000 machines and counting, Tigercat has grown into a global success story — by helping its customers to succeed. With an employee count of 1,400 and over 150 independent dealer locations worldwide, Tigercat has accomplished what many thought to be unimaginable in just 25 years.

Delegates at our FIEA HarvestTECH conference last week were treated to the southern hemisphere debut viewing of the full celebration video during the conference.

It’s got some awesome...

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2017-06-28 12:55 |

Forestry in growth mode and struggling to find workers – Forestry has grown rapidly in recent years to become the main driver of the district’s economy, worth an estimated $262 million a year. A 2013 study found more than one in four households in our region have a person whose job is dependent on forestry. Annual log volumes are closing in on 3m tonnes, and predicted to rise towards a peak of 5.5m tonnes about 10 years from now.

Last month Eastland Port...

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2017-06-28 12:49 |

Sharp increase in log exports from US South to China in early 2017; future growth will be tough –

Total southern yellow pine log exports from the US South to China in 2017-Q1 were 204,000 m3, nearly double the previous first quarter peak in 2015. Even more impressive was that the share of US log exports to China coming from the US South increased from only three percent in 2016, and jumped to 21 percent in 2017-Q1, an all-time record. China’s import demand for...

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2017-06-28 12:08 | As one of the world's top forestry schools, the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia is giving away the largest single grant (up to $280,000) for a forestry student. The fellowship recipient will enroll in UBC Forestry's PhD program and conduct research focused in British Columbia in one of the following areas: Forest Products Biotechnology - Bioenergy - Forest Genomics - Climate Change - Urban Forestry - Forest Management - Conservation - Forested Landscapes - Salmon...

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