International demand for wood products is once again contributing to a strong quarterly result for Moelven. Operating income for the year’s three first months was NOK 140.9 million.
We need to use more wood in construction in order to achieve the climate goals, but at the same time use as little materials as possible.
“We’re probably a bit obstinate. Startups like this one are few and far between in the wood processing industry. For us, it means increased value creation from local resources.”
To Malin and Kim, HSE is an important part of everyday work, and they believe this is how it should be for all employees of Moelven.
The impact of forestry on the climate.
Moelven has entered into a cooperation agreement with SCA to deliver pellets from Moelven’s new pellet factory.
It all started as a crazy idea; a wish to showcase what is possible to build using timber. Now the idea has grown to be 85,4 meters tall, and Mjøstårnet holds the record as the tallest timber building in the world.
The record breaking project Mjøstårnet has been awarded the Gold accolade in the New York Design Awards 2018.
The world’s tallest timber building has been awarded the Norwegian Tech Award 2018. Mjøstårnet was declared winner in the Building and Construction category.
Constructing tall buildings in timber has great environmental benefits. "Using timber in the load-bearing structures can reduce emissions from material production by up to 85 percent," says environmental advisor and architect Bård S. Solem.