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  • Biowaste briquettes fuel drive to save trees

    Banana stems, maize and other crop waste will be turned into charcoal briquettes in Uganda in an effort to reduce the number of trees chopped down for cooking fires. The project, funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), will train 600 farmers across the country to make briquettes using portable metal kilns that can be moved between farms, according to Maxwell Onapa, deputy executive ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • SITA UK installs Eriez Magnetics ecs in its new wood recycling plants

    Eriez Magnetics, the leading authority in magnetic separation based in Caerphilly, South Wales has installed a magnetic separation system for the removal of non-ferrous materials at SITA UK's new wood recycling plants in Preston, Ashington and Perth. SITA UK is the only major recycling and resource management company to offer a UK wide collection service for waste wood. Its specialist wood ...

  • Commercial Buildings, Huge Energy Savings with Wood Heat Focus of 2012 Northeast Biomass Heating Expo

      Fourth annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2012 to feature two dedicated technical and economic development tracks Saratoga Springs, NY (March 21-23, 2012) – The fourth annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2012 (nebiomassheat.com) will feature two dedicated technical and economic development tracks for its March 21-23 conference and expo in Saratoga ...

  • State Foresters Call on Green Building Sector to Drive Economic Growth Through Wood Use

    The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) applauded a new report from the USDA Forest Service showing that wood is superior to other construction materials in terms of environmental benefits. The report, "Science Supporting the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Using Wood and Wood Products in Green Building Construction," cites research and findings such as: Wood is superior ...


    By Marketwire

  • With Cooler Weather, advice to New Englanders for safer, cleaner wood-burning (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

    As cooler temperatures return in the northeast and many people seek to avoid high heating costs, more and more New Englanders are turning to wood as a cost-saving, renewable source of energy. EPA reminds New Englanders that wood heaters may emit more pollutants into the air than the heat sources they replace such as oil or natural gas. Following some easy recommendations and tips can help ensure ...

  • Forum to Address Impact of Fuel Choices on the Environment in Developing Countries

    Pittsburgh, PA (June 2, 2005) - As emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter decline or slow in industrialized nations, many developing countries are seeing rapid growth in energy-related pollution as a result of ...

  • Future Fuels Institute at Florida State University Recognized as a Waters Center of Innovation

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today welcomed the Future Fuels Institute at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida into its Centers of Innovation Program.  The Future Fuels Institute under its director, Dr. ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • EU Fuel Quality Directive an Exercise in Climate Change Global Warming Hypocrisy says Friends of Science

    “Despite a tradition of common heritage and trade, the European Union is making misinformed judgements about Canada’s oil sands production. The EU is not applying common standards. This is climate change hypocrisy,” says Len Maier, a retired engineer, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Major Government Contractor and Minister of Energy in Haiti Considering MagneGas Fuel and Equipment Import

    MagneGas Corporation, ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, joined Panexus Haiti S.A. (Panexus), a major general contracting firm specializing in design, build and civil engineering projects, in Port-au-Prince Haiti this week to give a presentation and demonstration ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Exploit woodchips efficiently

    Ruf presents new briquetting press  Ruf Maschinenbau are bringing two new briquetting systems on to the market with the RUF 300 and the RUF 500, both of which are suited to the processing of diverse wood residuals and further biomass.   The demand for the climate neutral raw material wood as a heating material remains extremely high. As a consequence ...

  • Ekoterm Project Ltd Participated In Exhibition In Spain

    18,000 professionals from Europe and Latin America in the field of biomass energy utilization sought technological solutions at the international specialized exhibition Expobioenergia in Valladolid, Spain from 22 to 24 October 2013. Considerable interest among the visitors to one of the largest exhibitions of technologies related to biomass in Europe caused represented by Ekoterm Project biomass ...


    By Erato PLC

  • At Your Service.......... by eFACTOR3

    Offering a full range of services for ALL of your recycling needs. Whether you purchase one piece of equipment or an entire system – eFACTOR3 is “at your service.” We continuously work with clients and their installations, providing them with engineered drawings, professional consultations, on-site project management and on-site service management. With a combined 25+ years of ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Second Wind Expands European Sales Team to Meet Increasing Global Demand for Wind Measurement Technologies

    Wind measurement leader taps experienced wind industry sales professional to serve growing European wind power market SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26 - Second Wind today announced it has expanded its European sales team with the addition of Jason Wood as director of European sales. Based in the ...


  • Indeck Energy: Summer Is the Time for Stove Maintenance

    Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, manufacturer of Indeck Energy Premium Grade Wood Pellets, is reminding wood pellet stove owners to maximize their appliance's efficiency by taking the time to properly clean and service their stoves during this off-season. A well maintained ...


    By Marketwire

  • Bioenergy now the Main Heat Source for Swedish Houses

    Bioenergy is now the main source of heat for semi-detached and detached houses in Sweden. In 2008 more than half the energy used for heating and hot water came from bioenergy. In total 31.5 TWh were used to provide heating and hot water in detached and semi-detached houses in Sweden in 2008. 51% of these homes had bioenergy as their primary energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • TAIM WESER will be present at the 18th Annual US-CC-Conference in Orlando (Florida)

    TAIM WESER, through its Waste Treatment Business Unit, will be attending the 18 th. Annual US-CC-Conference, the most widely attended composting and organics recycling show in North America, to be held in Orlando -Florida, from 24.1.2010 to 27.01.2010. The 18th Annual Conference, being held from January 24 – 27, 2010 at the Wyndham Resort in Orlando, Florida, is the premier event of the ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Does Your Home Have High Formaldehyde Levels?

    Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used by industry to manufacture building materials and numerous household products. Its primary use is in the production of resins and as a chemical intermediate. It is also a by-product of combustion and certain other natural processes. This means it may be present in substantial concentrations both indoors and outdoors. As far back as 1987 the Environmental ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Warming Homes, Regulating Emissions

    At the urging of state regulatory bodies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expanding its wood burning appliance emissions regulation. A new ASTM International standard will enable manufacturers of masonry heaters and their components to better verify the emissions performance of their products. The new standard is  ...


    By ASTM International

  • BTEC, RPG Receive Grant to Promote Biomass Heating and Cooling

    The BTEC and the Resource Professional Group were awarded a $70,000 grant to promote energy cost savings and environmental improvement of commercial buildings by teaching architects and biomass appliance manufacturers about wood energy. The Biomass Thermal Energy Council and the Resource Professional Group were awarded a $70,000 grant to promote energy cost savings and environmental improvement ...


    By BBI International

  • Renewa delivers a bioenergy boiler plant to Manestad in Sweden

    Renewa Oy, an expert in local bioenergy, has signed an agreement with Katrinefors Kraftvärme Ab (KKAB) on delivering a 28 MW bioenergy boiler plant to Mariestad in Sweden. Renewa will deliver a bioenergy boiler plant for combined heat and power production to Metsä Tissue paper mill in Mariestad, Sweden. The boiler plant will produce process steam for Metsä Tissue paper mill, steam ...


    By Renewa Oy

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