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  • New routes in pellet production

    While the wood materials industry, wood-burning power stations and the pellet industry argue over the increasingly valuable raw material, wood, the pellet producers have decided to pursue a different route. Roundwood which cannot be directly recycled is barked and cut into short lengths. This roundwood frequently contains metal chips and is therefore unsuitable for use with chipping knives. ...


    By Vecoplan AG

  • ANDRITZ to deliver woodyard equipment to new Enviva biomass pellet plants, USA

    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, to be built in North Carolina, USA. ANDRITZ will supply several innovative products for manufacturing high-quality mini-chips ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Outotec wins large-scale iron ore pelletizing plant project in Russia

    OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 AT 1:00 PM Outotec wins large-scale iron ore pelletizing plant project in Russia ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • Outotec to deliver the world`s largest iron ore pelletizing plant in Brazil

    OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE, JUNE 30, 2011 AT 8:30 AM Outotec to deliver the world's largest iron ore pelletizing plant in Brazil ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • Visit to European Pellets Conference 2015

    Chairman of board of directors of ICK Group Mr. Zayets Y.A. took part in the largest annual European Pellets Conference which took place on February 25-26 in Wels (Austria). This conference totaled more than 750 participants from 59 countries of the world. Conference in Wels is considered the largest one in the field of production and use of fuel pellets in the world. Among various directions, ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • Pelletized manure reduces Toxic runoff

    There is considerable amount of uncertainty concerning the environmental impacts that animal hormones have on surface water. Higher concentrations of hormones in waterways have been found to cause physiological and sexual impairment in fish and other aquatic species. However, a study from the University of Delaware that examined estrogen concentrations runoff from agricultural fields fertilized ...

  • Major pellets supplier wants to grow more

    With annual production of 460,000 tonnes of pellets, Graanul Invest is one of the world’s biggest pellets producers. But the company, which is based in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, isn’t satisfied yet: “We see exciting growth markets in places like the UK and southern Europe,” says Graanul Invest board member Rain Silivask. “So we’re preparing ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Enviva LP Announces Wood Pellet Facility in Virginia

            WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced that it is planning to build a 454,000 metric ton wood pellet ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • BBI International to Release U.S., Canada Pellet Map

    BBI International's Pellet Mill Magazine has completed its 2012 U.S. & Canada Pellet Mill Map, which contains data pertaining to more than 170 fuel pellet production facilities operational, idle, under construction or proposed. In the U.S., Pellet Mill Magazine editors confirmed the status of 134 pellet plants, four of which are currently idle with a combined capacity of 172,000 tons. Three ...


    By BBI International

  • Ontario Wood Pellet Plant to Begin Operating Soon, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Canadian Biofuel's (CB) (Chatham, Ontario) wood fuel pellet plant in Springford, Ontario, is in the final stages of commissioning and should begin production in two weeks. Hailed as the largest plant of its kind in Ontario, CB's technology will convert purpose-grown crops into pellets and bricks that can be used for residential, ...


  • GDT Tek Launches its New Refuse Derived Pellet (RDF) Pellet Website www.G-Pel.com

    GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK), is pleased to announce its new sales platform and the launching of GDT Tek's Refuse Derived Pellet (RDF) Website at www.G-Pel.com. Converting solid waste to compact burnable RDF provides an important new fuel source in a time of energy shortage; reduces cost of landfill usage by cutting the demand for it to one-tenth of the incoming waste and ...


  • Technical visit to Detik Aturan biomass pellets processing facility

    The Malaysia branch of the Energy Institute (EI) organised a technical site visit to a biomass pellet processing facility operated by Detik Aturan Sdn Bhd. This is a pioneering commercial scale plant producing biofuel pellets from the waste produced from palm oil, namely empty fruit bunches (EFB), with a capacity of 3000 tonnes per month. The plant is located at Kg Sungai Gulang-Gulang, Tanjung ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites New England Wood Pellet LLC for fire and combustible dust hazards at 2 New York manufacturing plants

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited New England Wood Pellet LLC for alleged repeat and serious safety violations following inspections of the company's Schuyler and Deposit manufacturing plants where workers were exposed to fire, rapid combustion and wood dust explosion hazards due to deficient implementation of protective measures in the wood ...

  • Phoenix Industries Awarded U.S. Patent for Pelletized Bitumen Technology

    Phoenix Industries (PI) – Las Vegas, Nevada, today announced it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,404,164 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its innovative process related to the pelletizing of rubber modified asphalt (bitumen) used in the paving industry. This addition to PI’s patent and proprietary technology portfolio broadens the company’s intellectual ...


    By Phoenix Industries, LLC

  • Spain registers 30 producers and 15 traders for ENplus® pellet certificates

    The ENplus quality system is based on the international ISO 17225-2 standard referring to wood pellets By the end of July 2015 the year had seen nine more new manufacturers certified with the ENplus seal. These new holders bring the total number of certificates issued for factories to 30 and for traders to 15, which meets the ...


    By SMA Solar

  • Spot Pricing Estimates Released as Wood Pellet Demand Increases

    Biomass consulting firm FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper highlighting global demand and spot price estimates for industrial wood pellets. The data allows for an optimistic scenario in which demand for co-firing or full-firing of wood pellets in large industrial pulverized coal (PC) power plants continues to strengthen in Korea, ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Metso to acquire iron ore pelletizing technology and know-how from Jacobs

    Metso's Mining and Construction segment is purchasing technology and know-how from Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Jacobs) for their Straight Grate Iron Ore Pelletizing technology. In addition, key Jacobs technical staff related to the technology will become Metso employees as part of the deal. The purchase price will not be disclosed. Iron ore pelletizing is used to produce pellets from ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • New maps reveal Enviva’s Ahoskie wood pellet facility threatens southern wetland forests, surrounding ecosystems and wildlife

    New maps and a report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Dogwood Alliance reveal the ecological threat a major wood pellet manufacturing mill in Ahoskie, North Carolina, poses to surrounding endangered forests. The facility, operated by the South’s largest exporter of wood pellets, Enviva, produces approximately 400,000 tons of wood pellets per year to ship ...

  • Peat Resources Limited Showcases Peat Pellets at South China Low-Carbon Fair

    Peat Resources Limited (PRL) (TSX VENTURE: PET) has showcased the benefits of its peat fuel product to potential customers at the 2011 South China Low Carbon Fair, which ran from November 3-5, 2011 in Guangzhou, China. Global Perspectives LLC represented PRL at the conference and engaged in dialogue with Chinese consumers of low-carbon fuel, as well as key government officials, to solicit ...


    By Peat Resources Limited

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection Technology at Pellet Fuels Institute Conference

    The conference highlights the various applications for densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the woody biomass industry. The conference attracts a broad range of individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, and local, state and national governments from North America and beyond.   “With their many desirable characteristics, biomass fuels, ...


    By AMETEK Land

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