Wood Tuesday 19 November 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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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 ...

Wood packaging 16 May 2019

WRA urges Defra rethink over wood packaging targets


The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has called for Defra to keep packaging recycling targets for wood at a ‘high’ level, following proposals for targets up to 2030. The call formed a part of the WRA’s response to Defra...

8 April 2019

CRJ Services fully integrates Matpro Machinery


Following what the companies have described as “a successful period of partnership”, CRJ Services and Matpro Machinery have announced the full amalgamation of the two companies into a single brand. From the start of the month...

26 March 2019

Cheshire waste wood gasification facility ‘fully operational’


The 170,000 tonnes-per-year capacity ‘Ince Bio Power’ waste wood gasification facility in Cheshire is now fully operational, developer Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) announced today (26 March). Ince Bio Power forms part ...

20 March 2019

See recycling equipment demos at Letsrecycle Live


Details of some of the live recycling equipment demonstrations to feature at the inaugural Letsrecycle Live trade event have been released, with the event now just over two months away. The

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