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Timber IPP to build 25MW biomass plant

Timber IPP to build 25MW biomass plant

Source: http://www.esi-africa.com/timber-ipp-to-build-25mw-biomass-plant/ In South Africa, the country’s biggest sawmill, York Timbers, has announced plans to develop a 25MW biomass power plant in Mpumalanga. The project is expected to cost $106 million and will feed the generated power back into the national electrical grid. According to the African […]

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The illicit timber trade from Myanmar to China worth hundreds of millions of dollars

The illicit timber trade from Myanmar to China worth hundreds of millions of dollars

Source: http://www.mizzima.com/news-domestic-regional/illicit-timber-trade-myanmar-china-worth-hundreds-millions-dollars The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today, 17 September, released a new report following extensive undercover investigations into the timber trade in China and Myanmar, exposing the key actors and systemic corruption which drive and facilitate it. ‘Organised Chaos: The illicit overland timber trade between Myanmar […]

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New Forests agrees to purchase Marlborough timber plantation

New Forests agrees to purchase Marlborough timber plantation

Source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1508/S00157/new-forests-agrees-to-purchase-marlborough-timber-plantation.htm SYDNEY, 5 August 2015 – New Forests today announced that it has reached agreement to purchase approximately 4,200 hectares of freehold land and softwood plantations from the Flight Group. The plantations consist of radiata pine and are located in the Marlborough region of New Zealand’s […]

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