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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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2017-05-04 02:17 | In an era of rising anti-globalisation and protectionism, countries in the Asia-Pacific region have turned their eyes to the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Source: Eco Business The regional free trade proposal aims to reduce barriers for trade and investment flows among 10 Southeast Asian countries and their six free trade agreement partners: Australia, China, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea and New Zealand. These 16 countries together account for about ...

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2017-05-04 02:15 | A study by the NSW Government using new techniques to more accurately model the distribution of koalas in north east NSW could lead to better management of its habitat, and highlights the need for further research, according to the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA). Source: Timberbiz The study by the NSW Department of Industry – Lands overlayed existing historical koala records with new survey techniques with the aim of developing “a cross-tenure predictive habitat suitability model...

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2017-05-04 02:15 | A simple conveyor belt joins Hyne Timber’s Tuan Mill and neighbouring Altus Renewables. Such is the way for efficient transformation on one plant’s sustainable by-product into another plant’s core business being biofuel. Source: Timberbiz It is certainly not unusual for large scale plantation softwood processing plants to exist as part of a supply chain hub and while each one of these hubs are unique, the manufacture of timber biofuel for clean, renewable energy production is common...

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2017-05-04 02:14 | The first thing that hits the senses when walking into Lendlease’s International House Sydney is the sweet smell of the forest. Source: The Sydney Morning Herald It is the first engineered timber office in the country and sits in Barangaroo complex, Sydney. The designers say it will help to lower blood pressure and orders are said to be flowing in. The wooden beams across the open plan office floors mean staff can literally hug a tree. The managing director of Barangaroo, Rob Deck, said...

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2017-05-04 02:08 | The 2016 Australian Forest Growers National Tree Farmers, Roger and Outhay Poltock, opened up their Wilmot property last week to show how they have successfully managed farming and forestry over the past 30 years. Source: The Advocate Following the theme, ‘Forestry and Farming – A Perfect Fit’, the field day saw more than 85 forest owners and industry representatives spend the day with the Poltocks to see how they grow, manage and harvest 50 hectares of trees on their 170-hectare property....

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2017-05-04 02:05 | The FMA wants to make sure Forestlands has established a proper and fair process for distribution to investors. Source: Stuff NZ The Serious Fraud Office of New Zealand is looking at a group of forestry investment companies that owe investors NZ$18 million. In March, the investors’ money was put into a trust by Motueka-based Forestlands after discussions with the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). Investors in the Forestlands’ group of investment companies had been waiting for the...

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2017-05-04 02:02 | In a landmark case now before the High Court, former Australian Greens leader Bob Brown and fellow forestry protester Jessica Hoyt are arguing that Tasmania’s anti-protest laws unconstitutionally restrict freedom of speech. Sources: The Conversation, Renew Economy The two-day hearing, which concludes today, focuses on Tasmanian legislation. But the case has implications for hardline laws introduced in New South Wales and Western Australia. Standing outside the High Court, Mr Brown summarised...

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2017-05-04 02:01 | New technological tools harnessing the power of remote sensing to make it quicker, easier and cheaper to measure forest inventory will soon be unveiled – and in future could potentially enable a virtual “walk through the forest”. Source: Timberbiz Researchers are set to brief estate managers and forest planners on the results of a world-leading three-year, $1.8 million collaborative research study jointly funded by Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA), forestry companies, universities...

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2017-05-04 01:57 | The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is secretly pushing to allow partially untreated framing timber back into the New Zealand Building Code. Source: Voxy The move risks reigniting the Leaky Home Crisis, estimated to have already affected up to 80,000 houses and cost New Zealand up to $30 billion. Last year MBIE took over the timber treatment standards process and one of the changes it intends to introduce is to allow envelope treated timber. Envelope treatment involves a...

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2017-05-03 22:12 |

Adapting, Evolving, Innovating. Learn more about BC’s forest industry.

The post Learn more about BC’s forest industry: Video appeared first on Council of Forest Industries.

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2017-05-03 21:59 |

China has invested more than $100 billion over the last decade alone in a nationwide campaign to plant new forests, and its top leaders speak of the effort with pride.

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2017-05-03 20:50 | In the first quarter of 2017, high demand for softwood lumber was registered in the global markets. Russian export sales grew 16% on-year to reach 6.1 million m3, worth $761 million (+26% yoy). Softwood lumber exports from Russia in March 2017 amounted to 2.5 million m3 (+32% on February 2017, +11% on-year), worth $313 million […]

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2017-05-03 16:35 | A new study suggests that some official estimates of a nationwide campaign to plant new forests overstated its successes, and mistook shrubs for forests.

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2017-05-03 16:24 | Register now! This year’s theme: Water and Waste - Reduce and Reuse will tackle some of the biggest and most complex challenges facing water professionals today.

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