wood industry News

  • New Clean Air Strategy to crack down on wood burners

    The UK government has today published its Clean Air Strategy outlining plans to crack down on the burning of wood and coal in homes as it aims to tackle the country’s illegal air pollution levels. ...

  • ReportsnReports - China wood product manufacturing industry, 2010

    China wood product manufacturing industry, 2010  China wood product manufacturing Industry, 2010 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the wood product manufacturing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories ...


  • Resurgence in global wood production

    Global production of all major wood products is showing its largest growth since the global economic downturn of 2008-2009, according to new data published by FAO today. In 2014, growth in wood products, including industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels and pulp and paper, ranged from 1 to 5 percent, ...

  • The wood coatings market

    After weathering a number of challenging years, wood coatings manufacturers are reporting some signs of improvement. As the economy and housing market continue to struggle, more people are foregoing costly renovation projects and are instead focusing on smaller do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. “People are engaging in more DIY projects,” said Jacquelyn Ferrara, director of marketing, ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EPA, Industry Launch Agreement for Cleaner Outdoor Wood Heaters

    Washington, D.C. - Under a voluntary partnership agreement with EPA, key manufacturers have agreed to make cleaner outdoor wood-fired heaters available for purchase this year. Outdoor wood-burning units provide heat and hot water for homes and other buildings. The new heaters will be about 70 percent cleaner than models currently on the market. 'This partnership, along with efforts from ...

  • Wood Shredder: Waste Wood the Most Valuable Resource in the Future

    Harden is the leading manufacturer of wood waste shredder in China. Throughout the wood recycling industry, wood industries choose Harden industrial wood shredders to better manage their wasted wood. Sometimes wood shredder is used for simple volume reduction of scrap wood, in order to reduce the cost of hauling it to the landfill, Harden wood shredder can also turn wood waste into something ...

  • Arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe ...

  • 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 ...

  • Fläkt Woods Boosts Express Fans Offer

    Fläkt Woods [FW], the UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial and commercial fans, has updated its Express Direct Range of fans – and launched a new Price List Catalogue. The Express Range now has well over 100 fans listed, including several new models, all of which are being held in stock and available for immediate delivery.  The choice includes axial, boxed, plate, tube and bifurcated ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • New arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe reagents. The ...

  • 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

  • Wood Waste Shredder Installed in Beijing, China

    Wood Waste Shredder Installed in Beijing, China From March 16 to March 18, 2013 , which are busy days, as our wood waste shredder SM1000 has installed in Beijing successfully, which is also an ideal machine for processing municipal solid waste. The pictures below are of a recently delivered SM1000 shredder that was installed at a ...

  • Defra decide against landfill restrictions on wood waste

    Back in September last year, the Government issued a consultation on restricting the disposal of wood waste to landfill. Potential landfill restrictions of certain biodegradable waste types was one of the main recommendations of their Waste Review published in 2011, but it appears that the potential cost to industry ...

  • 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

  • Formaldehyde release from wood-based panels.

    Formaldehyde is a toxic chemical widely used to manufacture building materials and various household products. It is also a by-product of combustion and certain other natural processes. Therefore, it may be present in substantial concentrations both indoors and outdoors. Formaldehyde is often used in the manufacture of adhesive resin which acts as glue in the manufacture of pressed wood ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Occupational and Residential Wood Smoke Exposure Concerns

    During the cold winter months, many people burn wood in their homes for heat and ambience. While this can provide for an economical way to heat a home, some people could be exposed to wood smoke in the air they breathe. Workers in some occupations may also be exposed to wood smoke on a daily basis.   The smell of burning wood is pleasant to some people, but even though wood is a natural ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • South American Forestry Companies Promote Wood Pellets as Inexpensive Alternative Fuel, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Many South American firms are expanding their forestry business by producing wood pellets, which are a form of renewable energy. Grassroot projects worth a total of $800 million are ...


  • Wood Preservation Chemicals Market (2012 - 2018) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Wood Preservation Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 - 2018 " to its huge collection of research reports. Wood is an essential building material and has several indoor and outdoor applications. Any attack by insects, fungus or bacteria can spoil the condition of the wood. Thus, wood ...


  • 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 ...

  • Wood waste prices could rise as supply declines, says WRAP`s wood waste report

    Wood waste in the UK may be in decline, while demand is set to rise leading to price rises and wood shortages, according to a study by the Waste and Resources Action Programme. WRAP’s report Wood Waste Market in the UK has estimated that the quantity of wood waste arising in the UK in 2008 was between 4.5 and 4.6 million tonnes, which is significantly lower than previous predictions. ...

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