Wood Tuesday 20 August 2019
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 ...


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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 ...

24 June 2019

Margam Green wood waste plant now operational


The Margam Green waste wood-fuelled biomass plant in South Wales has entered commercial operation.   The 250,000 tonnes-per-year capacity plant will be supplied in full by Stobart Energy using Grade-C waste wood sourced from ...

31 May 2019

Gove hears panel board concern over biomass subsidy


Environment Secretary Michael Gove has heard concerns over the impact of renewable energy subsidies for biomass fuel on the availability of feedstock for the panel board industry. This comes as figures published this week have ...

30 May 2019

Biomass demand for waste wood soars in 2018


The amount of processed waste wood in the UK being used in the biomass sector jumped by 24% to 2.1 million tonnes in 2018.  But, less waste wood is arising overall with total volumes falling by 500,000 tonnes last year to 4.5 million tonnes...

29 May 2019

Stobart Energy reports rise in earnings


The biomass division of the Stobart Group – Stobart Energy – has reported a 60% rise in its earnings in the year to February 2019 to £19 million, a preliminary statement published today (29 May) suggest. This came despite the...

17 May 2019

Jail sentences and charges over illegal waste wood site


Jail sentences and charges have been imposed at Cambridge Crown Court for illegal activities at a wood recycling site near St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The case, brought by the Environment Agency, saw one man, James Mervyn ...