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Forestry Invest | 8 years 4 months ago

Charcoal prices are rising in the Brazilian region of Minas Gerais, according to new reports citing investment in infrastructure as the reason behind the increase. In June 2011, the value of the charcoal produced through sustainably-managed forests in the region rose in response to demand...

NewsWire | 8 years 4 months ago

MONTREAL, June 28, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") has become a strategic partner of WWF France through its French subsidiary Boralex SAS.

CIFOR | 8 years 4 months ago

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (15 June, 2011)_Driving along a narrow country road leading towards the Rubeho mountains in Central Tanzania’s Kilosa district, we come across bicycle after bicycle loaded with sacks of charcoal, heading towards sprawling urban centres.

Paper Index Times | 8 years 4 months ago

WASHINGTON, USA, June 21, 2011 -- The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) launched a pilot project today to help bioenergy companies in the United States support responsible forest management through their procurement of woody biomass. The joint effort...

Forest Talk | 8 years 5 months ago

Biomass Secure Power Inc.has announced a Project start date of July 1st 2011 for the construction of their first 500,000 tonne/yr whitewood pellet plant has been accepted by its Board of Directors. The engineering and construction program anticipates breaking ground at Plant one on 1st October...

Klimaaktiv | 8 years 5 months ago

Marktanalyse II: Energieholzpreise Das vorliegende Dokument ist das zweite in einer Serie, die laufend erweitert wird und sich jeweils einem bestimmten Teilbereich des Energieholzmarktes widmet, mit Zahlen, Daten und Fakten zum Energieholzaufkommen, Energieholzmarkt und Energieholzverbrauch....

RUNA | 8 years 5 months ago

At the beginning of the year the Ministry of Industrial Development, Transport and Communication of the region has called for tender aimed at research work during which the quantity and the quality of woodworking residues will be assessed and after that a recommendation will be issued regarding...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 5 months ago

Britain on Tuesday unveiled plans to cut its greenhouse-gas emissions by 50 per cent from 1990 levels by 2025, ramping up pressure on the European Union to increase its target. The new target is a big jump forward for Britain in its carbon-cutting ambitions and puts it far head of the EU as a...

Timber Community | 8 years 6 months ago

Wood pellet exports from the US and Canada to Europe reached 1.6 million tons in 2010, a doubling of shipments in just two years, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review Over the past two years, North America has become a major supplier of wood pellets to Europe. In 2010, an estimated 1.6...

TRUST | 8 years 6 months ago

MBEYA, Tanzania (AlertNet) – Soaring gas and electricity prices in Tanzania are forcing more and more people to return to the use of charcoal and wood for heating and cooking, threatening the country’s forests and contributing to climate change. Following electricity price hikes of up to 25...

Paperindex Times | 8 years 6 months ago

UK, May 9, 2011 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has received a further order from Holmen AB’s subsidiary, Iggesund Paperboard Ltd., to deliver a wood-based biomass receiving and handling system for Iggesund’s paperboard mill Workington in Cumbria, UK. The start-up is scheduled for April...

Paperindex Times | 8 years 6 months ago

Sweden, May 9, 2011 - Billerud is to evaluate the technical and market prerequisites for lignocellulose-based pyrolysis products. The project goal is to manufacture green oil from forest residues such as branches, tops and stumps. The green oil can then be turned into renewable energy in...

Forest Talk | 8 years 6 months ago

Rentech Inc. has accepted a wood supply offer from Ontario and has big plans for White River, Ontario. Rentech is a leading-edge clean-energy solutions company that plans to use its new wood supply to produce approximately 85 million litres annually of low-carbon, biodegradable synthetic jet...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 6 months ago

To support President Obama’s goal of reducing America’s oil imports by one-third by 2025, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) jointly announced up to US$30 million over three to four years that will support research and development in advanced biofuels, bioenergy and high-...

RUNA | 8 years 6 months ago

«Russian Pellet» company was established in order to implement the investment project aimed at creation of the state-of-the-art production with the rated output of up to 32.4 tsnd tons of pellets per year. According to the project one of the major plants in the Volga Region will satisfy the...

Business Daily Africa | 8 years 6 months ago

A Swiss water treatment firm is seeking a piece of Kenya’s carbon market through distribution of water purifiers to reduce the use of firewood and kerosene for water treatment in western Kenya. Vestergaard Frandsen said in a statement it will from next week distribute 900,000 free water...

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 7 months ago

Finland, Apr 22, 2011 - The Finnish Forest Industries Federation has asked the EU Commission to evaluate whether Finland’s planned energy subsidy for small-diameter trees is fair for all buyers of wood. An energy subsidy for small-diameter trees is necessary, but it must be scaled appropriately...

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