Wood Saturday 14 December 2019
7 October 2019

BIG Group opens waste wood gasification plant

The Bioenergy Infrastructure (BIG) Group has officially opened its 170,000 tonne per year capacity waste wood gasification plant in Ince, Cheshire. However, the plant – handed over to BIG last year before becoming fully ...


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14 November 2019

Drop in German demand leads to new wood markets


Geminor has announced that it has completed the “first ever” shipment of crushed waste wood from Denmark to Latvia as it seeks alternative markets due to a “sudden halt in German demand”. The Norwegian-owned waste fuel ...

4 November 2019

‘A need for waste wood rules and standards’


OPINION: 'To recycle or not to recycle – that’s the question': Replacing fresh wood with waste wood is a growing trend which is meeting political ambition in Europe. However, the full potential of material recycling is far from achieved, ...

9 October 2019

Eco Sustainable to invest over £2m in operations


Dorset-based recycler Eco Sustainable Solutions is set to invest over £2 million in their operations before the end of 2019. In the past year the company reports expenditure of £1.3 million on new equipment for its work, ...

20 September 2019

Agency offers further extension on waste wood RPS


The Environment Agency (EA) has extended a Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) on the use of mixed waste wood by a further ten months, to allow completion of a major project. The Waste Wood Classification (WWC) Project is being ...

14 August 2019

Eco agrees wood supply deal for Margam plant


Dorset-based Eco Sustainable Solutions, has agreed to a major contract to supply the Margam Green waste wood plant in South Wales with up to 50,000 tonnes of waste wood per year over five years. Recently completed the 250,000 ...

10 July 2019

Wood sector voices opposition to PRN fee mechanism


The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has written a joint letter with the Wood Panels Industry Federation (WPIF) voicing their opposition to a “stability mechanism” being introduced in the PRN market. The letter was written ...

9 July 2019

Geminor secures Danish wood waste contract


Waste fuel specialist Geminor has signed an export contract with Denmark's largest waste recovery company, Vestforbrænding, to export waste wood for manufacturing. The deal will see Geminor export around 100,000 tonnes of ...

1 July 2019

Biomass downtime leading to slight wood gate fee pressures


With a number of biomass plants across the UK going down for maintenance – both planned and un-planned – wood recyclers say that in some instances they have had to introduce contingency measures in order to deal with the knock-on effects...

26 June 2019

Duke of York opens Templeborough biomass plant


The 250,000 tonnes-per-year waste wood biomass plant at Templeborough in Rotherham has been officially inaugurated by His Royal Highness the Duke of York, Prince Andrew. Officially opened on Monday (24 June) the plant was ...