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  • New quick-conversion kit allows Morbark grinders to produce chips

    Morbark, Inc. announced the successful demonstration of a quick conversion kit that enables horizontal grinders to produce chips in addition to mulch. In a live demonstration today at the company’s Demo Days event, Morbark produced high quality chips with a Morbark® 4600XL Wood Hog™ Horizontal Grinder configured for chipping, and demonstrated the same machine grinding with its usual hammermill ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Project LIBERTY construction on target for startup in early 2014

    Construction of POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ first commercial cellulosic bio-ethanol plant is on schedule to start up in early 2014, POET-DSM executives said at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop today in St. Louis, Mo. POET-DSM’s Project LIBERTY will use bales of corn cobs, leaves, husks and some stalk to produce 20 million gallons of cellulosic bio-ethanol annually, later ramping up to 25 ...


    By POET, LLC

  • Clean Fuel Production

    Pittsburgh, PA / Alpen, Germany, 13-Sept-07 – Increasing energy costs and environmental concerns have spurred the demand for machinery to produce substitute fuels – fuels from waste materials and domestically available biomass. WEIMA America, Inc., a sister company of Germany-based WEIMA Energy GmbH, has made shredding and grinding of refuse derived fuels (RDF) its business, helping customers in ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Morbark launches quick switch conversion kit

    Morbark, Inc. announced the commercial release of the new Morbark® Quick Switch grinder-to-chipper conversion kit. The Quick Switch, available for Morbark track and rubber-tire horizontal grinder models 3800, 4600, 4600XL and 6600, makes it possible for current grinder owners to produce a marketable chip by simply modifying the hammermill of their horizontal grinder.  The design of the Morbark ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • The Updated Exhibitor List for Expobiomasa 2015 bursting with technology from 23 countries

    The figures are once again objectively good. A few days away from ending the 2nd discount period, and 5 months away from opening the fair, the updated Exhibitor List now includes over 300 entries from 23 countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, ...

  • New Campaign Chops Down Growing Trend of Burning American Forests for Energy

    Southern forests are being burned for electricity, and a new campaign announced today aims to put an end to it. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Dogwood Alliance have launched “Our Forests Aren’t Fuel” to raise awareness of an alarming and rapidly-growing practice of logging forests and burning the trees as fuel to generate electricity At the forefront of burning ...

  • The Updated Exhibitor List for Expobiomasa 2015 bursting with Technology from 23 Countries

    The figures are once again objectively good. A few days away from ending the 2nd discount period, and 5 months away from opening the fair, the updated Exhibitor List now includes over 300 entries from 23 countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, ...

  • New torrefaction technology can help replace coal in power plants

    Coal was originally biomass, which was then transformed over millions of years into an extremely dry, energy-rich fuel. At the World Bioenergy conference and trade fair from 25-27 May in Jönköping, Sweden, the Swedish company Torkapparater AB will present their drying and torrefaction technology that transforms fresh biomass into a coal like substitute. The torrefaction ...


    By Elmia AB

  • TGEG Announces Pelletizing to Start in 2012

    True Green Energy Group announced today that it has successfully tested the material recycling facility, shedder and pelletizing machine. TGEG system will reduce landfill waste while generating green energy. The process of turning ...


    By PRWeb

  • Grass Is Greener For Biofuels Future

    A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists in the US can produce ethanol biofuel from coarse, wild-growing switchgrass, rather than using vital food crops such as maize. Scientists in the US claim they have developed a simple, one-step process that turns plant tissue into biofuel. A genetically-engineered bacterium can convert switchgrass into ethanol directly, without any ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GBP 750k wood recycling plant opens in England

    A wood recycling consultant from Manchester has opened a GBP 750,000 chipping facility in West Yorkshire off the back of his best-selling autobiography. Stuart Howarth, who was catapulted to fame this summer through his book 'Please daddy, no', has opened a 4 acre site in Kinsley near Pontefract.Howarth Environmental has already started processing 15,000 tonnes of waste wood in West ...


    By Howarth Environmental Ltd

  • Brad Kelley Joins GBB as Senior Project Engineer

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is pleased to announce that Bradley T. Kelley has joined the firm as Senior Project Engineer. Mr. Kelley has over 20 years of engineering design experience, and as part of his background for equipment manufacturers in the public sector has worked on the concept and design of a multitude of processing systems for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), single ...

  • New at LINDNER – Impact Crusher for Biogas Plants

    In recent years numerous researches for the improvement of biogas plants have been made. Most of them were aiming a higher gas yield and a better quality of gas in order to use it in existing gas networks. Also the reduction of the running costs of mixers and pumps as well as the prevention of floating layers have always been topics to be improved. Last but not least the researches focused on ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Pallmann Industries acquires technology from BP Recycling Systems

    Pallmann Group is strengthening its position in briquette and pelletizing recycling technology with the acquisition of technology from Swiss company BP Recycling Systems GmbH, based in Switzerland. Pallmann Group is making the acquisition via Pallmann Industries Inc., a group company based in Clifton, NJ, USA. The value of the transaction is not being disclosed. Pallmann is a leading specialist ...

  • Lab receives an additional $40.3 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment act funding

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will receive $40.3  million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to  support research in biofuels, fusion energy and the nation’s power grid  and to ensure scientists have state-of-the-art equipment for their  investigations. This new ...

  • 9th International Conference on High Temperature Filtration – A great success!

    Organized by Evonik Fibres, the 9th International Conference on High Temperature Filtration, again turned out to be the top event for participants from around the globe. From September 24th to 26th 2008, a total of 86 experts from 5 continents, representing 18 nationalities, met to collect information around the main topic: “Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels”. (photo 1) Plant manufacturers, end ...


    By Evonik Fibres GmbH

  • Bioethanol technology in Canada: the business case

    Because of Canada's increasing need for energy, and a desire to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants, the Canadian biofuels industry could go through a radical transformation in the next few years. Bioethanol, the most widely used liquid biofuel, is expected to attract substantial investment in the coming years. To evaluate the challenges and opportunities in this and other ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cement industry will spend $3.5 billion for air pollution control in 2010

    With China leading the way, the cement industry will invest more than $3.5 billion for air pollution control systems in 2010.  Nearly 50 percent of this investment will be for fabric filters. These are the latest forecasts from the McIlvaine Company reports: World Fabric Filter and Element Markets, Scrubber/Adsorber/Biofilter World Markets, NOx Control World Markets and Electrostatic Precipitator ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Air Burners, Inc. Teams with Canada Powerhouse for Exclusive Representation to Expand Sales for Wood Waste Burners in Emerging Markets of Western Canada, NWT and Yukon

    Air Burners, Inc. of Palm City, Florida has teamed with Canada Powerhouse of Grande Prairie, Alberta to expand sales for its WHOLE LOG wood waste burners and related technologies in the fast-growing markets of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon. Air Burners' standard FireBox systems have a long history of being used worldwide for the efficient and ...


    By Air Burners, Inc.

  • Life-cycle studies: concrete

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to Eye ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

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