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New wood drying technique could reduce transportation costs for biomass

A new steam drying technique for wood developed through the EU-funded SteamBio project could significantly reduce transportation costs for [...]

Wood fiber costs for pulpmills in the US increased significantly in Q1/2018

During the first quarter of 2018, there were substantial increases in wood costs for pulpmills in Western US and Canada [...]

European Union wood pellets consumption reached 22.2 MMT in 2016

The European Union countries produce approximately 50% of the wood pellets worldwide. Yet, the EU demand represents about 75% of [...]

Japan prepares for biomass power plant surge and boosts imports of wood chips

Trading houses and electricity retailers in Japan are currently increasing the imports of wood chips and palm shells due to [...]

Eastern Canadian sawmills at record levels of production

Record high production at sawmills in Ontario and Quebec in 2016 has generated large volumes of residues in the two [...]

Wood pellets production in Austria reaches record level in 2016

With 1,07 million tonnes of production, the domestic pellet industry in Austria set a new record last year.  Domestic [...]

Coillte, Accsys Technologies and BP form partnership to develop Tricoya wood chip manufacturing plant in the UK

Coillte announced an innovative partnership deal that will see Coillte’s MEDITE SMARTPLY division collaborate with Accsys Technologies and BP [...]

Japan gets ready for biomass power plant surge and increases imports of wood chips

Japanese trading houses and electricity retailers are increasing their imports of wood chips and palm shells, with demand expected to [...]

France: Timber market under price war

Most of the French sawmillers reported mixed results of their activities in the last 12 months during the latest auctions [...]

France: Wood biomass production gets support from the government

French Energy Minister Segolene Royal announced the names of the 10 winning projects at the eight tender for biomass-fired [...]
September 21, 2016 Daily News / Wood pellets / Europe / Global