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  • Saving Green: The Story of Copper Naphthenate Wood Preservative

    An unintended result of a recent action by EPA would be that copper naphthenate, arguably one of the greenest and safest wood pressure treatment chemicals, would no longer be available forcing the use of higher toxicity ...


    By Nisus Corporation

  • States fight green-building leader over local wood

    A building supplier phoned Pollard Lumber Co. about providing wood for a large government construction project in Georgia, but the deal broke down over a single question about how the family-owned sawmill has committed itself to environmentally friendly practices. The mill in rural Appling holds certification by a national forestry group to verify it uses timber harvested in a sustainable manner. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Indeck Energy: Energy Independence Starts at Home

    Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, the manufacturer of Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets, is taking December to remind consumers that energy independence, green living and economic stimulus starts at home -- through the utilization of locally grown and sustainably harvested ...


  • Morbark and HTI form waste-to-power partnership

    Morbark, Inc., a world leader in the manufacture of wood reduction equipment announced an agreement with Heat Transfer International (HTI) of Kentwood, Michigan.  HTI is a technology company providing turnkey waste-to-energy systems which create renewable energy through SALT™ gasification of biomass. The agreement, which will create dozens of green jobs in Michigan, includes a manufacturing ...


  • Morbark introduces New Horizontal Grinder

    Morbark, Inc., introduces a new mid-range horsepower horizontal grinder, the 3200 Wood Hog, at its Demo Days event today. Aimed at wood and green waste recycling applications, the 3200 is a compact and aggressive unit. “We saw a need for a horizontal grinder in the 400-600 horsepower range that was smaller than our 3800 Wood Hog and more powerful than our 2600 Wood Hog,” said John ...


  • Morbark Hosts Demo Days

    Morbark, Inc., welcomed approximately 300 customers, members of its authorized dealer network, and other guests from around the world for its ninth Demo Days event on August 20 and 21. Morbark’s Demo Days give attendees the opportunity to not only watch the equipment in action, but also meet the people who build and support the equipment as they see firsthand the manufacturing processes ...


  • Morbark introduces compact stand-alone flail

    Morbark, Inc. today introduced the Morbark 5500 Stand-Alone Flail. This portable debarker/delimber removes the bark and foliage from trees when harvesting wood fiber for high quality chips for use in the pulp and paper market. The new flail can be used alone or in tandem with a Morbark Whole Tree Chipper, giving operators flexibility in their operations. Those currently supplying the fuel market ...


  • Forestry takes on the climate change challenge

    To ensure that sustainably managed forests play a key role in mitigating the negative effects of climate change, a new strategic framework is being launched jointly by 14 international organizations known as the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, FAO said today. Aimed at policy-makers and those involved in the global forest sector, the Strategic Framework emphasizes the importance of assisting ...

  • Grants Available for Rainwater Tanks and Plastic Water Tanks

    Farmers Guardian brings us promising news for farming recently. £19 million is being made available to rural businesses in England under the Farming and Improvement Scheme (FFIS), as revealed by Owen Paterson, the Defra Secretary. The FFIS is a key part of England’s current rural development programme and provides grants designed to boost competitiveness of rural farming and forestry ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Morbark demo days focus on markets, opportunities

    Morbark, Inc., opened its sixth Demo Days event with current and potential customers and members of their authorized industrial dealer network in attendance for factory tours, networking opportunities, vendor booths and informational seminars. Tomorrow the event will conclude with demonstrations of equipment for the forestry and recycling markets. Today’s seminars will feature Bill Turley, ...


  • Morbark introduces Biomass Microchipper

    Morbark, Inc., is excited to announce its redesigned 40/36 Whole Tree MicroChipper. This is the latest in design enhancements to make the machine perfect for micro-chip producers. The 40/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper was first introduced in 2008 as a compact, affordable and productive biomass chipper. The model was improved by the addition of the Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum in 2011, ...


  • GREEN OFFICE ATTAINS HIGHEST EVER BREEAM RATING

    Fläkt Woods has helped to meet the exacting ventilation demands of Britain’s greenest building, the Innovate Green Office, Leeds, which has attained outstanding environmental credentials including the accolade of the building with the highest ever BREEAM score. Working for the Nottingham & Ossett based M&E contractor, Goodmarriott & Hursthouse Ltd, Fläkt Woods has supplied mounted ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • 8 Reasons Why You Should Review the 2011 International Biomass Conference & Expo Agenda

    BBI International announced the agenda for the 4th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, the world's largest and fastest growing biomass conference. The 2011 agenda -- featuring four unique conversion and project development focuses crosscutting six feedstock-oriented tracks -- is tightly focused on leading edge developments in the biomass industry, from cultivation, harvest and ...


  • Morbark adds B & G equipment to dealer network

    B & G Equipment, specializing in forestry equipment, parts and service, is now the authorized dealer of Morbark industrial equipment in all of Mississippi and select counties in Tennessee. In business for over 30 years, B & G is based in Philadelphia, Mississippi and has branches in Iuka, Magnolia and Hattiesburg. The company, founded by loggers W. J. Bates & Donald Grantham, Jr., has ...


  • NACF: Mississippi Foresters Anticipate Biomass Boost

    HOUSTON - Mississippi tree farmers look forward to new biomass facilities in the state providing a new market for wood, according to an article published Saturday in the Clarion-Ledger. The Jackson, Miss.-based paper reported that the state's future as a biomass and biofuels hub was one of the topics discussed at a forestry summit last Friday at the Old Capitol Museum hosted by Lt. Gov. Phil ...


  • Weyerhaeuser Announces Participation in Jet Biofuel Research

    Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) today announced that it is a participant in the portion of the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance consortium led by Washington State University to study the feasibility of producing jet biofuel from woody feedstocks in the Pacific Northwest. The WSU-led project is one of two five-year, $40 million grants announced this morning in ...


  • Africa`s mollusc stocks at risk from ocean acidification

    Fishermen in Haiti and some African countries could lose their livelihoods as ocean acidification causes a decline in mollusc populations, a study has found. Human industrial activities release carbon dioxide, which dissolves in sea water, increasing its acidity. This higher acidity damages the mollusc stocks on ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Focussing on the KWF Innovation Award

    With its customary mix of innovation and future-oriented design, AHWI Maschinebau GmbH was able to present itself, and its products, at this year’s Interforst 2010 trade fair in Munich. The chosen exhibit items took into account perfectly the current forestry sector trends, with a core theme clearly focused on the acquisition and subsequent processing of biomass for energy generation. ...


  • Morbark launches sawdust quick switch conversion kit

    Morbark, Inc. now offers a second Quick Switch conversion kit, allowing grinder owners to further diversify their product offerings by simply modifying the hammermill of their Morbark horizontal grinder. The original conversion kit, introduced in 2009, gave Morbark grinder owners the ability to make high quality standard size chips. Now, the new Sawdust Quick Switch conversion kit also allows ...


  • Green Data Book Offers Factual Basis for Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, New York, April 21, 2005 (ENS) - Better ...

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