Wood energy

  • Wood energy
  • August 26, 2016 13:20

BSW Timber plans to build biomass boiler

BSW Timber might be now the first sawmiller in the UK to generate electricity from biomass fuel from a £2.5m combined heat and power (CHP) boiler.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 25, 2016 11:03

Nippon Paper wants to start wood pellet production

Nippon Paper Industries, Tokyo, plans to produce heavy efficient-burning wood pellets as to use them as biomass fuel for electricity generation. The company will begin the tests on their new project in spring 2017 and plans to start the operation in fiscal 2018... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 24, 2016 16:17

Drax receives SBP certification

Drax Biomass received the first Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certificates issued by SCS Global Services, a leading global third-party certifier, on Aug. 2 for its Morehouse BioEnergy and Amite BioEnergy wood pellet manufacturing facilities... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 18, 2016 11:19

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in July 2016

In July a slightly upward trend for the German wood products price index could be noticed. As compared to the previous month, only the index values for boards, planed softwood and pellets have decreased minorly... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 17, 2016 09:42

Association of Biofuel Market Participants established in Russia

The first Association of Biofuel Market Participants has been established in Russia. The organization was given the name ENBIO (ЭНБИО) and held its first meeting in August 2016... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 16, 2016 09:01

​​​​​Stora Enso’s Imavare mill receives SBP certificate

​​​​​Stora Enso’s Imavare mill has received SBP – Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certificate for its pellet production... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 11, 2016 07:21

Petri Kukkonen appointed Vice President, UPM Biofuels Development

Petri Kukkonen has been appointed Vice President, UPM Biofuels Development as of 1 July 2016... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 10, 2016 07:46

Sari Mannonen appointed Vice President, UPM Biofuels Business Unit

Sari Mannonen has been appointed Vice President, responsible for UPM Biofuels Strategic Business Unit as of 9 August 2016... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 08, 2016 15:17

Russian Boguchansky LPK orders pellet plant from Hekotek

Beginning of June 2016 Hekotek and Boguchansky LPK signed an agreement for complex pellet plant equipment delivery. The new pellet plant – capacity reaching 60,000 ton per year – is to process sawmilling wastes, incl. not only sawdust, but chips as well. In general the ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 03, 2016 08:17

Canadian foreign investors in New Zealand tops Chinese

A KPMG report shows Canada accounted for 22 per cent of foreign direct investment in New Zealand in 2014, including a Canadian pension fund taking a controlling stake in the giant Kaingaroa forest, worth hundreds of millions, and a huge property portfolio worth more than $1 billion, ...... [more...]

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