Wood Recycling News

  • ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

    NDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have successfully collaborated on a program to maximize reduction of the use of fossil fuels, as well as improve the overall performance of the lime kiln at the Joutseno mill in Finland. The goal of the program, entitled “Gasification Plant 100% Utilization Rate”, was to maximize the availability of all equipment, including the wood processing plant, dryer, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Deal with bulky waste

    Bulky waste includes abandoned furniture, large household appliances and household hygiene equipment. Furniture can be crushed as a high calorific value of material sent to incineration, large appliances can be sent to the dismantling plant recycling of recycled metal and plastic, sanitary equipment is crushed after building materials. Branches, trunks, tree heads and other green rubbish are ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Now even more quality shredders with a bite at the LIGNA 2017

    From May 22 to 26, 2017 the LIGNA in Hanover is once again the meeting point for the wood working and processing industry. Themed "Now even more quality shredders with a bite", UNTHA shredding technology will present its tried and tested wood shredders as well as the new QR class in hall 13, at booth D34. The Austrian shredding specialist from Salzburg will exhibit a large selection of ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Helo Cymru! We’ve partnered with Keep Wales Tidy

    Wybone is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Keep Wales Tidy; the leading Wales based charity dedicated to making a positive difference and protecting the environment. The partnership agreement will see Wybone supporting the charity by sponsoring local awards and encouraging positive activities to improve the environment. In addition, we’ll be working closely with the ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • Organics recycling equipment news

    Partnership And Mobile Trommel Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for agriculture, municipal services and the transportation industry, to introduce a mobile trommel screen. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Munich recycler on track to achieve 40,000 tonnes annual wood recycling target

    Munich-based recycling specialist Breitsamer Entsorgung is on track to process 40,000 tonnes of waste wood in 2017, following the successful installation of an UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder. The hunt for an efficient shredding solution began last year when the well-established 60 year old recycling business commenced its search for an electrically-driven machine. Breitsamer knew ...


    By UNTHA Shredding 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

  • 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 ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • 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

  • 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

  • WEIMA Brings Something for Everyone to IWF 2016

    WEIMA America, a long-time exhibitor at the  ...


    By WEIMA

  • Biofabrication Process For Producing Composite Wood Products, Funded In Part Through An EPA SBIR Grant, Exempted From EPA Formaldehyde Emission Standards

    On July 27, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator signed the final rule Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products, setting formaldehyde emission standards for hardwood plywood, medium-density fiberboard, and particleboard, as well as for finished ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chinese waste treated with European technology

    Another pre-treatment plant for household waste was ordered for the south-east of China from the Austrian-German technology firm REDWAVE. By using mechanical biological treatment (MBT) it will dry and sort the waste for a local waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The capacity of the facility will amount to 650,000 tons annualy respectively 1,800 tons per day. The purchaser of the plant is a private ...

  • Three decades of expertise: from wood shredding to full integration and beyond!

    "Since its establishment in 1986, WEIMA has sold around 30,000 shredders and briquette presses. Whereas the machines used to be operated in the background, they have now been integrated into the overall production process," explains Martin Friz, the managing director of WEIMA Maschinenbau, GmbH. “WEIMA now boasts a team of over 200 employees worldwide, and we are still growing stronger ...


    By WEIMA

  • 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

  • Sulzer Signed a Large-Scale Process Pump Delivery Contract with Metsä Fibre in Finland

    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is building a new bio product mill in Äänekoski. This investment of EUR 1.2 billion is the largest ever in the wood-processing industry in Finland. The mill’s annual pulp production will be 1.3 million tons, of which 800,000 tons will be softwood pulp and 500,000 tons hardwood pulp. Besides pulp, the mill will produce a broad range of ...


    By Sulzer Management Ltd

  • Pallmann Industries and BP Recycling Systems - a clarification

    In April 2013, Pallmann Industries, which specializes in size reduction and processing technologies in various sectors, announced the acquisition from BP Recycling Systems GmbH (Reinach, Switzerland) of technology for making briquettes and pellets from municipal and industrial solid waste, biomass, plastics, textiles, glass, non-ferrous metals, and wood. As the technology acquisition was not ...

  • Webshop for online purchase of pyrolysis oil from Empyro

    Following the opening of Empyro we received a large amount of requests for pyrolysis oil samples, and in response we have opened a webshop. When the shipping costs for you order are available in our system then this webshop enables you to arrange payment straight away. This is the case for shipments with a total weight below 70 kg ...


    By BTG Bioliquids BV

  • 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, ...

  • Inteliair Installs first system in Canada

    We are delighted to have supplied the first Inteliair™ air control system to our new distributors in Canada for retro-fitting into a wood dust extraction system at JMV Woodworks in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Our distributor (Airmax Systems Inc.) won the order for the Inteliair™ control system thanks to its ability to maximise the efficiency of existing equipment in this ...


    By Western Air Ducts (UK) Ltd.

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