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2010-01-12 03:00:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the publication of the 2010 Wood Biomass Policy Review. This new study provides a concise review and analysis of the policy drivers and underlying objectives influencing development of the biomass energy sector in the United States and Europe. This study profiles the renewable energy sector in both the US and Europe, examines the evolution of government...

2009-12-03 11:38:00

BOSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the launch of a new website -- www.woodbiomass.com -- dedicated to providing solutions to North America's emerging wood biomass industry. Woodbiomass.com provides a consolidated view of RISI's considerable wood biomass knowledge and information, including market analysis and information, wood biomass feedstock pricing and information on newly announced wood biomass...

2009-11-19 09:55:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has expanded its existing coverage of US biomass markets. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/DA14418LOGO) The new coverage includes assessments at domestic delivery locations that reflect the increased trade in industrial wood pellets. The additional coverage supplements existing Argus assessments of US east coast and west coast biomass export prices. "Argus sees the potential of biomass...

2009-11-05 12:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) - North America's largest mover of forest products - is on track to haul more than 800,000 tons of wood pellets (http://www.cn.ca/woodpellets) this year and sees more opportunities in the future for this "green" source of heating energy. "Since 2005, we have experienced a 16 per cent compounded annual growth in our wood pellet traffic, and we see growing potential for this business in domestic and international markets," said...

2009-11-02 13:38:00

LONDON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink OTC: VGPR) announced today it is accepting bids for the construction of its Georgia fuel pellet manufacturing plant. The proposed 40,000 square foot manufacturing facility will be located in Tifton, Georgia and will manufacture energy efficient pellet fuel from organic waste bi-products located within the State. The Company will capitalize on the abundance of biomass in Georgia's Bioenergy Corridor and when...

2009-09-30 10:39:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTE) announced today the acquisition of Industrial Mechanical & Integration ("IMI") located in Walkerton Ontario, Canada. IMI is a small company with unique machine technology used to make wood pellets. Rick Minke, President of IMI and key employees have agreed to remain with the company to further develop and promote this new technology. IMI has been testing the technology for two years and is now...

2009-08-21 06:00:00

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- All wood-consuming bioenergy projects are not created equal. For example, wood pellet-producing and wood-to-electricity projects rely on off-the-shelf, proven technologies while cellulosic ethanol projects depend on evolving and currently economically unviable technology. However, assuming all 100 wood bioenergy projects publicly announced in the US South succeeded, they would consume 40.9 million tons annually by 2020, a 20% increase of current total...

2009-08-07 09:00:00

JAFFREY, N.H., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Wood Pellet LLC (NEWP), and Norbord Inc. (TSX: NBD) today announced that NEWP will acquire Norbord's Deposit, New York land and property and build a new 100,000 ton-per-year state-of-the-art wood pellet manufacturing facility. NEWP and Norbord expect to close on the purchase and sale by November 5, 2009. Norbord's intentions are to continue manufacturing of medium-density fiberboard until closing. "We are excited to work with Norbord...

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2009-08-04 16:10:00

The forestry industry in Europe, the former Soviet Union and North America experienced its largest decline in wood demand since the 1970s, driven mainly by the weak housing market, the United Nations said on Tuesday. However, as the industry shuts down sawmills and restructures, it can look forward to a healthy new market for environmentally friendly wood-based energy, such as biofuels and pellets, said the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). "This year we had one of the biggest...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

LONDON, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) issues the following status report on the Company. Through a Marketing Agreement with Natural Fuels Industries Company, Inc. of Thailand, Vega currently markets various products including energy efficient pellet fuel made from organic waste bi-products. The Company's Business Plan includes building alternative energy manufacturing plants in various international locations that will produce biomass...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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