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  • Master Magnets maximise ECOs’ wood chip profits

    Major UK composting company ECO Sustainable Solutions recently contacted Master Magnets Ltd with a metal contamination problem, which if solved, would significantly increase the value of their wood chip.ECOs’ wood chip is supplied for many different uses including playgrounds, pathways, gardens and parks. It is for this reason that the 50mm wood chip is required to be a completely metal-free end ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • New Yorkers recycle Christmas trees into wood chip mulch

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today fed branches from the giant Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center into a chipper, converting them to mulch. The officials crafted the occasion to announce the 12th annual MulchFest, a citywide event where New Yorkers can recycle their Christmas trees by converting them into wood chips. This ...

  • Optimal separation of iron particles from wood chips

    Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV has developed overbelt electro magnets that are suitable for dusty explosion-sensitive environments in ATEX 22 zones. These magnets are suitable for the removal of iron particles from recycling and/or bulk handling .material flows such as wood, garbage, RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel), hard coal, or cement. In short, materials that will be increasingly recycled and/or used ...

  • Pellets from Chips - New Method to make Fuel Pellets from Wood Chips

    Kahl’s new method of making fuel pellets from wood chips met with great interest at the World Bioenergy fair in Jönköping, Sweden. “The same equipment functions as both a mill and a pellets press,” says the German company’s Swedish representative, Patrik Pålsson. The new mill and pellets press comes in several sizes. The biggest one processes five to six ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Morbark introduces new drum for increased chip quality

    After substantial design analysis and in-field testing, Morbark today introduced it’s new Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum, which significantly improves chipquality in large volume wood chipping equipment and reduces recurring wear-part and maintenance costs approximately 70%, to just a fraction of the cost of conventional chipping drums. Most of the significant ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Chips + sunshine slash heating costs by 75 percent

    “Always start by making your buildings more energy efficient before you buy a heating system based on bioenergy.” The advice came from Nils Tunströmer during a study tour as part of the World Bioenergy conference and trade fair in Jönköping, Sweden. Tunströmer and his company, NT Energi, presented a newly installed heating system that ...


    By Elmia AB

  • 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

  • Non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction. It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals such as ...

  • TANA BioChipper hit the nerve at Elmia Wood 2013!

    The highly efficient mobile wood chipper, TANA BioChipper, was introduced outside Finland for the first time at the major European forest trade show, Elmia Wood 2013 in Sweden. Attended by more than 54 000 forest industry professionals, it was the place to be at. The TANA BioChipper was on display at the exhibition and it gathered large crowds. We did several demo runs daily and they caught lots ...


    By Tana Oy

  • 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

  • Using genetic markers to trace oak wood barrels

    Researchers at INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine have identified new genetic markers and developed genotyping technology that can identify species and determine if a lot of oak wood matches its stated provenance. The technology is flexible, quick, accurate, and cost-effective. To make it available to wine-barrel industry stakeholders (forest managers, stave mills, coopers, winemakers), the technology will ...

  • 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

  • Worker loses foot in wood processing plant

    The owner of wood processing firm AW Jenkinson has been fined £20,000 after a worker’s foot was cut off just two weeks into his new job. The 24-year-old was working at the plant in Penrith when he lost his balance while using a chainsaw to deal with a stuck log on the conveyor belt of a wood chipping machine. His right foot became caught in the revolving blades at the bottom ...

  • Half of wood recyclers will not be able to accept treated wood under new exemption regs

    Up to half of wood recyclers in England will no longer be able accept wood treated with paint, preservatives or containing materials other than pure wood under new exemption regulations. Exempted wood recycling sites which currently take this material will be breaching their exemption under these new rules developed by the Environment Agency and will have to apply for permits instead. Due to come ...

  • Baetsen the second:A new waste wood processing plant will be build together with Vecoplan!

    Baetsen is establishing a new scrap wood processing plant in Son, a suburb of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, for the processing of 200,000 tons of waste wood per year. This corresponds to a performance of approx. 50 t/h for 250 working days at a rate of 16 hours per day. For this new plant, Vecoplan will deliver almost all the machine technology necessary to process the waste wood. Most of the ...


    By Vecoplan AG

  • Dust defeated at wood recycling plant as Landia’s choppers pump recycled rainwater

    Tough MPTK Chopper Pumps made by Landia are playing a key role in the success of R. Plevin & Sons’ waste wood recycling business at Retford in Nottinghamshire. Recycled rainwater from R. Plevin & Sons’ holding reservoir (capacity 1.5 million litres), is pumped by the Landia MPTKs to water cannons, which damp down wood stored on a two and a half acre concrete pad. This process ...


    By Landia

  • Increasingly stricter quality requirements for suppliers - non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction.  It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • ConocoPhillips, Enviva LP Partner to Develop Torrefied Wood Pellet Business

    Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced that it has partnered with ConocoPhillips, a prominent international oil and gas producer, to create a new company, ECo Biomass Technologies ("ECo Biomass"), which will bring torrefied biomass fuels to market. ECo Biomass, ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • Shredding technology presents new opportunities for wood recycling and biomass sector

    A new electric-drive shredder designed and engineered by Austrian headquartered UNTHA, is set to increase capacity, profitability and safety levels in the pioneering wood recycling and biomass market. And, unusually for this sector, the ground-breaking technology is now available as either a static or ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Vyborgskaya Cellulose and Ekman & Co collaborate on the world's largest wood pellet plant

    Vyborgskaya Cellulose is building the world's largest wood pellet plant at its facility in Russia near the border with Finland. Production capacity will be over 900,000 tons per year. Construction of the plant is underway and production is planned ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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