Study investigates impacts of the material and energetic utilization of wood  Wood is becoming an increasingly popular raw material – and not just in the construction sector. More and more private households and municipal authorities are also using wood for…
Wood pellet exports from North America reached a new record high in the 3Q/14 thanks to higher shipments to Asia, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review Asia has become a new market for wood pellet exporters in Western…
The USDA Forest Service last week released a new report on the effects of the industrial wood pellet industry on southern US forests.  Significantly, the Southern Research Station (SRS) study found that European demand for US wood pellets has a…
RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, has engaged AS Hekotek (“Hekotek”), a mechanical engineering company, to build a wood pellet production facility at the Company’s Magistralny sawmill in…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Enviva, one of the leading producers of woody biomass pellets, to supply woodyard equipment, engineering, and field services for two biomass pellet plants, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year,…
Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) is pleased to announce its plans to construct a pellet plant at each of the Company’s Chetwynd and Fort St. John sawmill sites. The pellet plants will be constructed and operated in partnership with Pacific Bioenergy Corporation.…
The U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) welcomes the release of the UK’s Bioenergy and Counterfactuals Model (BEaC) as an instrument for calculating biomass emissions. This calculator can play an important role in demonstrating that biomass from the U.S. produced from…
Rindi Pellets AB and Härjedalen Miljöbränsle AB (HMAB) on 1 April has formed a joint sales company HR Pellets AB. The new company is owned equally by Rindi Pellets and HMAB. The company will from 1.6.2014 sell wood pellets to…
Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTK) has announced that it has acquired New England Wood Pellet (NEWP), the largest producer of wood pellets for the U.S. heating market. A slide presentation regarding the announcement appears on Rentech’s website, www.rentechinc.com. The Company’s management…
ilkha Biomass Energy LLC, a renewable energy company providing the first commercially available water-resistant woodpellet, has agreed to license its Zilkha Black® Pellet technology to Cate Street Capital, a national leader in developing green technology companies. Thermogen Industries, the pellet…
Viridis Energy Inc. a "Cleantech" manufacturer and distributor of renewable energy providing waste biomass fuel to global residential and industrial markets, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Okanagan Pellet Company Inc. ("OPC"), has entered into a loan facilities agreement…
Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC and Valmet have signed a five-year collaboration agreement in the field of steam exploded black pellets. The purpose of the agreement is to bring steam exploded black pellets to the market. These pellets are principally used…
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