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The Makapuno Project has Begun to Produce Biomass Fuel Through the “Hybrid Makapuno,” a Coconut Species Created Using Proprietary Cloning Technology

The Makapuno Project has Begun to Produce Biomass Fuel Through the “Hybrid Makapuno,” a Coconut Species Created Using Proprietary Cloning Technology

AGRI Concept Co., Ltd. (Location: Chiyoda, Tokyo; Representative: Kazuhito Hotta), which conducts energy-related business, has started the “Makapuno Project,” which produces biomass fuel through the “Hybrid Makapuno,” a coconut species created using ...

04-12-2018 Hits:57 Biofuels

Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

The shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have signed a binding agreement regarding the previously announced intent to restructure its ownership. With this agreement, the parties aim to complete the transaction during the...

30-11-2018 Hits:69 Forest

Better spruce trees from greenhouse orchards

Better spruce trees from greenhouse orchards

Sweden’s first large-scale greenhouse orchard for control-pollinated spruce seeds has opened at Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg. The project, conducted jointly with the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, will improve the quality of future spruce tr...

29-11-2018 Hits:67 Forest

LC ENERGY CEO MARK LEBUS ELECTED TO THE BOARD OF BIOENERGY EUROPE

LC ENERGY CEO MARK LEBUS ELECTED TO THE BOARD OF BIOENERGY EUROPE

Mark Lebus, CEO of leading UK-based biomass company, LC Energy, has been elected to the Board of Bioenergy Europe, Europe’s premier bioenergy association established to advocate for the sustainable development of bioenergy across Europe and now repre...

23-11-2018 Hits:80 Biofuels

Valmet to supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new power plant in Teixeiro, Spain

Valmet to supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new power plant in Teixeiro, Spain

Valmet will supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new Curtis-Teixeiro biomass power plant in Teixeiro, Spain. With Valmet's boiler technology, the plant will be able to supply power in an efficient and sustainable way. The order is included in Valm...

03-10-2018 Hits:177 Biofuels

Södra’s nurseries are 100-percent fossil-free

Södra’s nurseries are 100-percent fossil-free

Södra’s nurseries have now transitioned to fossil-free operations. Heating, machinery and vehicles are all powered by renewable energy. “Persistent efforts and environmental investments of SEK 10 million have generated results,” said Johan Jonss...

02-10-2018 Hits:141 Forest

ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson, Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson, Sweden

  International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AB Hilmer Andersson to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to their saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden. The FRP shredder will process wood waste and offcuts from the saw mill to be final...

24-07-2018 Hits:299 Forest Bioenergy

Terra incognita: missing maps in the tropical forestry sector hamper efforts to combat forest loss

Terra incognita: missing maps in the tropical forestry sector hamper efforts to combat forest loss

ZSL finds lack of transparency in tropical forestry sector restricts monitoring of corporate commitments Efforts to monitor and manage the impacts of the tropical forestry sector are being hindered, due to many companies failing to accurately discl...

23-07-2018 Hits:280 Forest

To reforest Haiti, include Haitians in land management decisions

To reforest Haiti, include Haitians in land management decisions

Haiti is a country of mountains and fields. Roughly 80 percent of the land is covered in rocky ridges, and the vast majority of rural areas are divided into small, privately-owned, cultivated plots. Haiti’s natural forests, once abundant, have gradua...

18-07-2018 Hits:376 Forest

Arensis Grand Opening of UK Alternative Energy Biomass Testing Facilities

Arensis Grand Opening of UK Alternative Energy Biomass Testing Facilities

Who: Arensis is an international provider of distributed energy systems delivering waste to energy solutions based on the world’s most advanced biomass gasification technology in the market. The E4 and new E5 systems each generate 50kW of electr...

11-07-2018 Hits:367 Biofuels

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

With the world’s attention focused on finding greener solutions and cleaner technologies, opportunity is ripe for young scientists and engineers in the forest product and paper sectors to step up to the challenge. The International Council of For...

09-07-2018 Hits:422 Forest

Cranab at the International Interforst 2018 Fair

Cranab at the International Interforst 2018 Fair

The companies of the Cranab group are definitively oriented towards efficient machines with an excellent environmental impact At the event held every four years in Munich, Germany, the Swedish Cranab Group will be participating from 18 to 22 July wi...

09-07-2018 Hits:365 Conferences & Exhibitions

Teknosavo renewed ChipSmart™ 3D - The only automated and real-time wood chip surveillance

Teknosavo renewed ChipSmart™ 3D - The only automated and real-time wood chip surveillance

Teknosavo has renewed the ChipSmart™ 3D chip quality surveillance device by expanding its analysis range. Fully automated analysis can be connected to the WoodSmart™ debarking optimization system, enabling real-time chip quality evaluation. With new ...

06-07-2018 Hits:326 Biofuels

WestRock Announces Sale of Cabin Bluff Property to The Nature Conservancy

WestRock Announces Sale of Cabin Bluff Property to The Nature Conservancy

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced the sale of its Cabin Bluff property to The Nature Conservancy. Consisting of 11,172 acres of upland longleaf forests, marshes, forested hammocks and wildlife, the property is positioned across the intra...

05-07-2018 Hits:510 Forest

Pellets

Wood Pellet Imports to the UK Fell 24% Year-Over-Year in August after Record High Imports During the First Half of 2016

Wood pellet imports to the United Kingdom have gone up dramatically the past five years and are likely to reach a new all-time-high in 2016, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The US South is the main supplying region with shipments h...

01-12-2016 Hits:1294 Pellets

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North America exports of wood pellets reached record-highs in 2015

North America exports of wood pellets reached record-highs in 2015, with the US Gulf States increasing shipments by 70% from 2Q/15 to 4Q/15, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review Exportation of wood pellets from North America totaled 6.1...

11-05-2016 Hits:1553 Pellets

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Valmet to supply a wood pellet heating plant to the Helen Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki, Finland

Valmet will supply a wood pellet heating plant to Helen Oy's Salmisaari power plant. The wood pellet plant will enable Helen to increase the use of bio fuels in district heat production in Helsinki. The new plant helps the city of Helsinki to meet it...

20-04-2016 Hits:1565 Pellets

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Logistics

Samskip Nor Lines’ service will start calling SCA Logistics Rotterdam

Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st. The service is provided by Nor Lines’ state of the ar...

23-04-2018 Hits:462 Logistics

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Cronus shows its mettle with new Cardiff gateway

One of Ireland’s most innovative logistic companies is now working with the Port of Cardiff in a move that guarantees container services continue to operate from Wales and expands the southern UK gateways to Ireland. Cronus Logistics has engaged wit...

07-04-2016 Hits:1647 Logistics

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Work begins on £25m Quay extention at Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25m extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300 metres of quay work includes a 125 metre quay extension, an up...

16-01-2015 Hits:2567 Logistics

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Harvesting & Handling

360 DEGREE HYSTER SOLUTIONS OVERCOME INDUSTRY SPECIFIC CHALLENGES

Hyster Europe announces several updates to help specific industries overcome unique challenges. Whether it’s a lack of space in a retail warehouse or the Just-In-Time demands of an automotive factory, Hyster® solutions are meeting the needs of spec...

12-04-2018 Hits:362 Harvesting & Handling

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Ecolog’s new 688E full-size harvester completes the E series

Now that the eight-wheeled Ecolog 688E harvester has made its world debut at Elmia Wood the E series is complete. Photo: Elmia AB At Elmia Wood Ecolog presented the new harvester that completes the new E series. It is the eight-wheel drive Ecolog 68...

13-06-2017 Hits:1050 Harvesting & Handling

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German wins Forwarder World Cup

The new forwarder world champion, Daniel Bergmann of Germany, is praised by his fellow countrymen. Photo: Elmia AB When the final of the Forwarder World Cup was decided at Elmia Wood on Friday, the battle was between Daniel Bergmann of Germany and P...

13-06-2017 Hits:1934 Harvesting & Handling

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Biofuels

The Makapuno Project has Begun to Produce Biomass Fuel Through the “Hybrid Makapuno,” a Coconut Species Created Using Proprietary Cloning Technology

AGRI Concept Co., Ltd. (Location: Chiyoda, Tokyo; Representative: Kazuhito Hotta), which conducts energy-related business, has started the “Makapuno Project,” which produces biomass fuel through the “Hybrid Makapuno,” a coconut species created using ...

04-12-2018 Hits:57 Biofuels

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Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

The shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have signed a binding agreement regarding the previously announced intent to restructure its ownership. With this agreement, the parties aim to complete the transaction during the...

30-11-2018 Hits:69 Forest

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Better spruce trees from greenhouse orchards

Sweden’s first large-scale greenhouse orchard for control-pollinated spruce seeds has opened at Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg. The project, conducted jointly with the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, will improve the quality of future spruce tr...

29-11-2018 Hits:67 Forest

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