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  • MACPRESSE@RECYCLING CONFEX MIDDLE EAST, Dubai, December 5-6, 2016

    From the 5th to the 6th of December RECYCLING CONFEX MIDDLE EAST opens its doors in Dubai. It welcomes companies, professionals in waste management, government representatives and environmentalists to present the most important innovations of the recycling industry. The CONFerence and EXhibition formula makes this event a ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • 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 ...


  • Wood pellets, the way forward

    A new company, Wood Pellets, has announced the creation of a new factory in the Auvergne for manufacturing wood pellets, primarily for the German market. Work is due to start in the next few weeks, with opening planned for March or April 2008. The planned production capacity is 150,000 tonnes a year, to the German DIN-Plus standard which is expected to form the basis for a new European standard ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Opportunities and risks of wood energy production

    The use of wood energy can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and can contribute to poverty reduction, FAO said today. But the agency warned that the use of wood for fuel can result in deforestation or forest degradation if sustainable forest management is not effectively practiced. Wood is the most important biofuel, mainly in developing countries. Today half of the annual harvest of roundwood ...

  • 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 ...

  • Waste wood – the untapped resource for Biomass Fuel

    The huge potential of reusing waste wood as fuel is being wasted, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock has warned. The significant carbon and energy benefits of recovering energy from waste wood are detailed in a new information report on the sector that surveys the activities of producers, aggregators and users of waste wood. Recycling and energy markets for clean, virgin wood have been growing in ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • EPA May Allow Carcingenic Chromium as Wood Preservative

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - On January 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, will decide whether or not to allow unrestricted use of the human carcinogen hexavalent chromium in a wood preservative used on lumber sold at hardware and home improvement stores. Known as acid copper chromate, ACC, contains as much as 65 percent hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6. Four years ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • 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

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