wood fuel supplier Articles

  • Wood Recycling Firms Shift Markets

    In 1995, Apollo Wood & Metal was one of the many wood processors in southern California struggling to survive the downturn in the cogeneration business. Today, Apollo, located in Fontana (about 40 miles east of Los Angeles), is an entirely different company. It has a new name, Apollo Wood Recovery, and a different market: medium density fiberboard (MDF). In fact, the only thing that hasn’t ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Turnkey Manufacturer & Supplier of Large scale Waste Plastic & Tire Pyrolysis Plant Machinery

    We establish large scale pyrolysis plants on turnkey basis. The total turnkey supply includes of machinery designing & simulation, equipment manufacturing, supply, installation, commissioning, technology transfer and operational training. We are one of the prominent leaders in establishing pyrolysis plants on turnkey basis.   Advantages of pyrolysis plants manufactured & ...

  • Pallets to Garden Products: Value-added Wood Recycling Works

    A business venture of St. Paul’s Neighborhood Energy Consortium demonstrates reuse can generate as much as $3,000/ton. AT ANY MOMENT, there may be over two billion wood pallets in circulation throughout the United States, half of which are used only once. Others are reused over longer periods of time, but eventually almost all — nearly 300 million in the U.S. last year — wind up in the waste ...


  • Wood recycling is cornerstone of new Tallahassee C&D facility

    For better than four decades, the Williams family, owners of Marpan Supply, Inc., have been in the container services business in and around the Tallahassee area. And for the last 15 years or so, steady area growth meant that waste stream has been heavy with construction & demolition (C&D) debris. Seeing that, prompted Kim Williams, son of Marpan's owner and founder, to question the logic ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Completing the Cycle: Composters, Wood Grinders Find Expansion Opportunities

     Composters, Wood Grinders Find Expansion Opportunities Interesting evolutions have taken place over the past ten years in the organics processing industry. Sites that opened to compost yard trimmings gradually transitioned into processing woody materials, while wood processors expanded into the composting arena. Other businesses that started with no plans for recycling wood discovered ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Energy - World’s biggest bio fuel power plant

    Oy Alholmens Kraft Ab runs the biggest bio fuel fired power plant in the world. The plant is located in the town of Pietarsaari on the Finnish west coast. The plant uses mostly biotype materials as the power source. They include peat, bark, and wood and wood chips with coal as the backup reserve fuel. The total annual production is approximately 265 MW. The versatile power plant enables the ...


    By Kopar Oy

  • Case Study: Wood Pellet Plant Helps Biomass Boiler Business Booming in UK

    UK: the world largest wood pellets consumer This wood pellet plant is located in British, one of the largest wood pellets importer in the world. The wood pellet market of UK has been developed in a very short period, started in around the late 1990’s. Now, the UK government is putting efforts on the development of renewable energy. While the biomass energy is expected to ...

  • Woody Biomass as renewable energy source

    In-depth analysis in Minnesota assesses the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of regional biomass generated electricity projects that tap into local feedstocks. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) in Minneapolis, Minnesota undertook a multiphase research project to create a framework that communities and legislators can use to determine the feasibility of biomass-generated electricity in ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Briquetting: A Way to Generate Income for Rural Population

    It has been rightly said that waste not, want not. This is because waste can prove to be potential resource because they can be recycled and used as sustainable fuel. The global economy is dominated by technologies that rely on fossil fuel like petroleum, coal, natural gases to produce power, fuel, materials and chemicals. Even the use of conventional fuel like oil coal and electricity has ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • Eco-Industrial Networking: Co-operation Adds Value to Total Environmental and Economic Performance

    Company Overview Fortum Corporation is an international energy group formed through the combination of two Finnish industrial groups, IVO Group, the power company, and Neste Group, the oil and gas company. Fortum has extensive operations in the energy sector in the Nordic countries, the Baltic Rim and in a number of other markets worldwide. Fortum's core business is energy: oil and gas, power ...


  • Equipment changes help company redefine itself, cope with economic realities

    For years now, loggers have had to cope with the same daunting economic conditions currently plaguing the rest of the country today: tougher markets in which to sell, operations and contracts headed overseas, and pressure to do more with less. To survive, many in the logging and lumber industry have been forced to get extremely creative. So creative, in fact, that some bear little resemblance to ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • A second generation of clear-cut success

    Massachusetts clearing and grubbing contractor builds on a 43-year legacy with great people and great equipment. Some of the most desirable land in the Northeast lies within the rolling, wooded New England countryside. Among the clearing and grubbing contractors performing the important first step of commercial and residential development in the area, one of the better known is Letourneau ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Upstream Particulate Removal for Rtos on Direct-Fired Osb Dryers – How much is enough?

    Abstract Since 1994 Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers (RTOs) have been applied to direct wood-fired OSB dryers for the purpose of VOC abatement. In early direct wood-fired OSB dryer applications many OSB producers felt that upstream particulate control was not necessary. However, the ash from the combustion of wood waste created a host of new operational problems for the RTO systems. This paper ...

  • SRF – a class of its own

    Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) is still classified as a waste material, not a product, despite the fact it is manufactured to a quality specification and is a resource from which energy can be recovered. Here, UNTHA UK’s alternative fuel production expert Marcus Brew considers the parameters within which SRF must be manufactured, before investigating the arguments for and against SRF being ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Renewable Energy – The Answer to the Rising Problem of Global Warming in India

    Earth as we know it is in grave danger. The danger is not from the aliens as shown in various sci-fi thrillers but actually from one of its most evolved inhabitants - humans. Ironically, the solution to this serious problem also lies in the hands of the human race. Humans are the only earthlings that have the inborn gift to think and create. However, for eons, we humans have been creating tools ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • Obama, poker and what 2010 holds for energy efficiency

    Jon Stewart said it best: Obama is a lousy poker payer. Lucky thing, too, for the energy efficiency industry as it heads into 2010. Stewart’s December 8 “The Daily Show” aired a clip of Obama recently telling business leaders: “I don't want to tip our hand too much, but one of the things I would be surprised if we don't end up moving forward on is an aggressive agenda for energy efficiency and ...

  • Bio-SNG featured in energy world in February 2011

    The use of bio-fuels for heating and lighting pre-dates the use of fossil fuels by thousands of years. However, unlike with fossil fuels, a systematic knowledge of the challenges posed by solid bio-fuels is not as widely understood, a fact attributable to the exponential acceleration of fossil fuel usage as global demand increased during the industrial revolution. In the wake of this, producers ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • Compost/landclearing firm keeps pace with St. Louis area growth

    While many metropolitan areas in the country's midsection are experiencing something of a population exodus, with people either seeking new economic opportunities or just the benefit of warmer climes, St. Louis and its surrounding areas have instead seen a resurgence of growth. Today, St. Louis County boasts a population that is one-fifth of the state's overall total, a health care industry that ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Some early beginning of global warming, its causes, and how we will yet GREEN our earth

    Global warming is the result of mankind’s greed and selfishness. We have known it was going to catch up with us since I was in college in the early 1950's. We were aware fluorocarbons were destroying the ozone layers, yet we were continuing to dump refrigerants into the atmosphere without regard of how they would destroy the beautiful world God created for us. The Corporations that produced the ...


    By Pennington Equipment Company

  • Building a lower carbon construction industry

    Dominic Burbidge, Senior Client Manager Carbon Trust Advisory takes a cradle-to-grave view of the construction sector value chain Carbon reduction is a complex challenge for all organisations, not least those in the construction industry. Taking a cradle-to-grave view of the construction sector value chain means considering all aspects of the design, construction, use and demolition of ...


    By Carbon Trust

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