March 17, 2017 - Finnish company Biofire Oy manufactures and delivers reliable and durable fully automated biomass boiler heating systems and heating plants which are fueled by renewable bioenergy made from solid biomass.
Feb. 10 - On January 26 Turboden was awarded the Best Innovation Prize 2016 by its mother company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Mr. Miyanaga, president and CEO, delivered the award to Davide Colombo, Turboden Fluid Dynamic and Turbine R&D Design, at MHI headquarters in Tokyo.
Feb. 8, 2017 - The Castolin Eutectic Group, a division of the Messer Eutectic Castolin GmbH Holding with headquarters in Bad Soden, Germany, has aquired Furnace Mineral Products (FMP), Inc. a privately owned corporation based in Toronto.
Feb. 3, 2017 - Canadian Biomass has the latest in biomass boiler technology available to Canadian customers.
Feb. 1, 2017 - Triogen B.V. has launched its latest generation ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology, the “e-box 170” with a rated electric capacity of 170kW.
Nov. 18, 2016 - Turboden has officially joined COGEN Europe. COGEN Europe is the European association for the promotion of cogeneration whose main goal is to work towards a wider use of cogeneration in Europe for a more sustainable energy future.
June 23, 2017 - Don’t let emergency stop buttons and pull cords lull you into a false sense of security. They’re the conveyor equivalent of the engine oil light on your car’s dashboard: If the light goes on – or you’re reaching for the emergency stop button – it may be too late.
April 27, 2017 - Martin Engineering has introduced a new family of heavy-duty conveyor belt cleaner designs, engineered so the blade cartridge can be pulled away from the belt for safe access and replaced by a single worker.
March 22, 2017 - Martin Engineering has introduced an automated pneumatic tensioning system for belt cleaners. The new offering delivers precise monitoring and tensioning throughout all stages of blade life, reducing the labour typically required to maintain optimum blade pressure and extending the service life of both the belt and the cleaner.
Feb. 22, 2017 - Vortex has announced the passing of its founder, Loren Neil Peterson at 87 years old. Peterson was very familiar to many in the bulk material handling industry.
Jan. 11, 2017 - A significant investment in tooling and product engineering by Martin Engineering has produced a patented conveyor belt cleaner that is projected to reduce the cost of ownership by cleaning better and lasting longer.
Nov. 24, 2016 - An overview of the conveying equipment available to biomass companies in Canada.
June 7, 2017- Uzelac Industries Inc. has appointed Mike Hobbs as vice-president and general manager. Uzelac is a leading manufacturer of design-build rotary drying systems headquartered in Greendale, Wisconsin.
March 8, 2017 - Targeted Microwave Solutions Inc. announced the results of its initial industrial compost-biomass testing. The testing program took place at TMS's commercial-scale demonstration plant and testing laboratory in King William, Virginia. This testing is the result of the Company's engagement of potential biomass customers as TMS begins to commercialize its WAVEdri 3.0 industrial drying technology.
Oct. 3, 2016 - The newest drying technology available for Canada’s wood pellet industry.
June 22, 2012 - Regulating moisture content is a very important step in a wide variety of biomass to energy processes, and Altentech Power Inc. has begun commercialization of its highly-efficient Biovertidryers.
May 2, 2012, Watertown, WI - Baker-Rullman Mfg., Inc. has announced that they will supply a complete drying system to Varn Wood Products of Hoboken, GA for the purposes of drying wood sawdust and producing wood pellets.
Feb. 22, 2012, Duren, Germany - One of the most important aspects of any biomass processing facility and plant is the ability to control the moisture content of the finished product through the use of dryers.
June 12, 2017 - Canadian Biomass was at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in Las Vegas in March, where several chipping and grinding companies showed off their newest models.
June 9, 2017 - Bandit Industries, Inc. has expanded its line of skid-steer loader attachments to include the Model SA-25, a hydraulically powered stump grinder attachment that operates off a loader’s existing high flow hydraulic systems. The SA-25 features a 24.5” diameter Revolution cutterwheel, the same size cutterwheel found on some of Bandit’s largest self-propelled stump grinders.
May 29, 2017 - Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) held live demos of its latest equipment at the Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo held in Bangor, Maine, May 19-20.
May 19, 2017 - Fecon introduces the FMX Excavator Bull Hog mulching attachment for midi size excavators from 5-10 ton. With a 36-inch cutting width and variable motor that can be adjusted for 12-40 gpm the FMX is a great addition to Fecon’s excavator line up. The 36-inch model weighs 850 pounds and can be mounted on backhoes and side arm booms also.
May 16, 2017 - Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) will be exhibiting at the 2017 Northeastern Forest Products Expo next week and will run live demonstrations of wood grinders, wood chippers, and the latest forestry attachments. CBI will be stationed at booth X-5 displaying the Magnum Force 6800BT Horizontal Grinder, the Magnum Force 5800BT Horizontal Grinder, the ChipMax 484B Portable Wood Chipper, the Stump Shear, and the Log & Stump Screw.
May 4, 2017 - Rawlings Manufacturing Inc. has introduced the VRM Super Hi Inertia Vertical Wood Hog. No cookie cutter machine can meet everyone’s space constraints or challenges. Several customers over the years have wanted a Rawlings solid rotary hog but did not have the overhead clearance in their existing footprint to allow for a clam shell opening type of machine.
June 19, 2017 - A seven-kilometre stretch of forest in Sweden welcomed almost 42,000 visitors from around the world last week to view the newest advancements forestry manufacturers have to offer.
June 5, 2017 - Fecon introduces the Fecon Rotating Shear, the FRS10. This excavator tree shear provides 360-degree rotation providing amazing range of motion. The rotation allows operators to save time and be more efficient with less repositioning of the excavator. The FRS provides much needed safety due to the shear being able to load chippers.
May 19, 2017 - Designed to enhance productivity and efficiency, John Deere is debuting its enhanced production series buckets for the 744K-II, 824K-II and 844K-III wheel loader models. The enhanced production buckets offer several new features, including an improved bucket profile, integrated narrow spill guards, bushed static bucket pin joints and optional wear plating.
May 3, 2017 - Prinoth is proud to announce that the Panther T16 is evolving to become the most versatile vehicle in its class. The T16 is now available with new track and configuration options to suit varying customer needs.
April 21, 2017 - The ALLU D-Series Screener Crusher Bucket attachment works with wheel loaders, excavators, skid steers and backhoes to screen, crush, pulverize, aerate, blend, mix, separate, feed and load materials all in one stage – increasing an operation’s efficiency and profitability.
Jan. 30, 2017 - Morbark, a leading manufacturer of equipment used in forestry, recycling, tree care, landscaping, sawmill and biomass markets, has added Kevin Cotter to its staff as governmental sales manager. Cotter brings a wealth of municipal and business expertise to the role.
June 13, 2017 - Pallet forks are staple attachments when it comes to getting more versatility and productivity from compact equipment, and now, John Deere has an option for material-handling jobs of every scale with the new severe-duty pallet forks, the latest additions to the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments.
June 13, 2017 - Canadian Biomass narrows in on material handling options, from small wheel loaders, to walking floors and bagging lines, available to customers in Canada.
Feb. 21, 2017 - Premier Tech announces three business acquisitions, two of which are in Europe and one in the United States. Those companies have combined revenues of $50 million and employ nearly 90 people.
May 26, 2016 - Premier Tech has acquired a manufacturing facility located in Mattaponi, Va. Formerly owned by the German company ASB Greenworld, this plant will be added to the North American platform of the Premier Tech business unit, Premier Tech Horticulture, thus expanding its manufacturing capacity in the United States.
March 8, 2016 - Premier Tech’s Industrial Equipment Group (IEG) has acquired ProtoConsul. For more than 20 years, this manufacturer of automation systems from Longueuil, Que. has based its successes on cutting-edge technological expertise, specializing in the development of high-end systems for the packaging and material handling industry.
July 14, 2015 - Premier Tech recently announced a $45.9-million investment in innovation, alongside Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec.
March 21, 2017 - Canadian Biomass checks out the latest hammer mills for pelletizing operations.
May 26, 2016 - It is without doubt that the energy sector has undergone some transformation in the last number years with increasingly restrictive legislative measures and associated fluctuations in demand for certain fuel sources. The industry has been forced to pursue alternative fuel sources and when the demand for certain biomass products increased as an alternative energy source, it took with it a new set of challenges and a greater emphasis on the material quality and environmental regulations.
Feb. 9, 2015, Toronto – Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) Thunder Bay Generating Station (TBGS) is now in service and is leading the electricity industry with an exciting new technology. The station has been converted to use advanced biomass, a renewable, clean and dispatchable fuel.
Jan. 5, 2015, Buffalo, NY – Effective December 29, 2014, ownership of industrial manufacturing company, Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill, LLC has been acquired by Mr. Martin Berardi.
August 26, 2013 - Williams Patent Crusher & Pulverizer Company Inc. has introduced what it calls the first hybrid hammer mill combining the high capacities and heavy duty features of a primary hog-type hammer mill crusher with the fine grinding capabilities of a secondary hammer mill.
Jan. 6, 2012 - Sometimes, smaller is better, as is the case with the new Schutte-Buffalo Laboratory Scale Hammer Mills.
March 15, 2017 - Moisture content is a critical parameter for wood fuel biomass. It is vital to the correct operation of biomass boilers and for the assessment of a load of fuel.
September 26, 2014, Pella, Iowa — Vermeer introduces a new trommel screen that features a new design allowing for an optional third product conveyor to optimize productivity. The TR620 is able to handle the majority of screening needs for biomass producers.
September 8, 2014, Oxnard, Calif. – Sensortech has launched its new NIR 6000 Series moisture measurement analyzers. These analyzers measure moisture in real-time and are ideally suited for on-line biomass applications.
May 13, 2013 – Weltec Biopower has developed a liquid input system called MULTI Mix that prevents outages and safeguards the technical stability of AD systems.
April 12, 2013, Helsinki, FI – New technology from Metso efficiently analyzes moisture of any bulk materials to enhance productivity at biofuel power plants.
February 20, 2013, Pella, IA — Vermeer introduced a newly enhanced trommel screen that puts more control in the hands of the operator and more power to produce a quality end product.
June 26, 2017 - The lumber industry is highly competitive. As with all successful businesses, cost control in production is paramount. This explains why effective dust collection systems operation not only provides improved performance, but helps reduce costs associated with operation and maintenance.We frequently come up with the same observations during our on-site visits of woodworking operations. Here is a list of shortcomings commonly found with dust collection in this industry. READ FULL ARTICLE.
May 16, 2017 - After pioneering atomized mist dust control cannons more than a decade ago with its powerful DustBoss designs, Dust Control Technology has changed its name to BossTek to better reflect all of the company’s successful product lines. These include the OdorBoss odor suppression technology, with its line of environmentally safe topical and airborne odor treatment agents, and the KoolBoss crowd cooling technology for large outdoor events. What hasn’t changed is the company’s dedication to equipment quality and customer service.
Oct. 26, 2016 - The Baum BE29F Heavy-Duty, new NFPA design rotary airlock knife feeder valves from Baum Pneumatics are standard dimensions, but custom applied units to your specific application.
Oct. 24, 2016 - Martin Engineering has announced the publication of the world’s first aggregation of global best practices dedicated to reducing conveyor risk and injuries. Modeled after the company’s respected Foundations reference volume, now in its fourth edition, Foundations for Conveyor Safety from Martin Engineering provides an unprecedented collection of information, assembled specifically to help conveyor system operators achieve safe production. To assess the true value of safety, the book includes ground-breaking methodology for calculating the payback from safety investments, sometimes referred to as ROS for “Return On Safety.”
July 29, 2015 - RZ Industries recently introduced its newly designed M2-Mesh Air Filtration Mask with HEPA Filtration System.
May 15, 2015 - A coroner’s jury has made 33 recommendations aimed at preventing future tragedies like the explosion that rocked the Lakeland sawmill in Prince George, B.C., in 2012, killing two workers.
April 11, 2017 - Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Solids Handling and Processing Association (SHAPA) Company of the Year Award.
March 24, 2017 - Vortex announces the appointment of Mr. Laurence Millington as Managing Director of the company’s operations in Darlington, United Kingdom. Mr. Millington will take over the role from Mr. Travis Young, who has overseen Vortex’s international operations since 2008. After nine years of managing the company’s business development in the EMEA and Asian markets, Mr. Young has accepted the position of Executive Vice President of Marketing and Global Strategy at Vortex’s corporate headquarters in Kansas, USA.
Aug. 24, 2016 - Danfoss Power Solutions is pleased to announce its new MP1 closed circuit axial piston pumps are now in production.
June 10, 2016 – Beka-Lube Products Inc., the authorized sales and service provider for BEKA-branded central lubrication systems, has announced the sale of the company to Baier + Köppel GmbH + Co. KG of Bavaria, Germany.
May 6, 2016 - On April, 20, 2016, at the young age of 97 years, Walter Sellick along with sons Howard Sellick, president; David Sellick, vice-president; and grandson, Colin Sellick, systems manager; had a ground breaking ceremony for a new multi-million dollar, 120,000 square feet facility.
September 2, 2015 – Michelin announced that it is extending the well-known Defender promise of outstanding durable tread life to light trucks, SUVs and crossovers with the launch of the all-new Michelin Defender LTX M/S with EverTread compound. EverTread uses a stronger, advanced tread compound that holds up in tougher conditions longer and helps deliver improved gravel wear, all-season confidence and better fuel efficiency.
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Dust Safety Week 2017!
June 26-30, 2017
Global Meeting on Materials Science & Nanotechnology
June 26-27, 2017
2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference
July 23-25, 2017
BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
July 23-26, 2017
International Conference on Renewable Energy and Resources
July 24-25, 2017
Asia-Pacific Biomass Energy Technology and Equipment Exhibition
August 16-18, 2017