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Contaminated yard and wood waste cause for concern

Posted on: Sep 13, 2016 - 12:35 PM | General
Author: Staff
Contaminated yard and wood waste cause for concern at South Okanagan landfills   PENTICTON - Residents and contractors beware: contaminated loads of yard and wood waste could prove costly at regional district landfills in the South Okanagan and Similkameen. Landfill operators are concerned about potential safety issues and equipment damage after processing contaminated yard waste deliveries started showing up at the landfill recently. Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen solid waste facilities supervisor Don Hamilton says property owners need to be careful when clearing lan... More

Wood Grinding/Processing Checklist: The following factors are keys to consider when evaluating a high-speed grinder, a low-speed grinder, or chipper.

Posted on: Sep 06, 2016 - 09:37 AM | General
Author: Staff
Grinding Guide: Understand the basics of grinding, chipping and shredding technology for pallets and lumber waste. Use this easy checklist to identify key things you should look for in a new system. Understand the basics of grinding, chipping and shredding technology for pallets and lumber waste. Use this easy checklist to identify key things you should look for in a new system. Start with the Beginning and the End in Mind There are several questions that need to be answered when considering a purchase of a wood grinder including: What type of material are you planning on grinding? Wh... More

Agenda: Why biomass is unlikely to make a significant contribution to the world’s energy needs

Posted on: Aug 04, 2016 - 09:59 AM | Market Trends
CLOSE examination of the power from biomass argument is sobering. The majority of the world’s biomass fuels for national scale power generation are derived from trees. Since trees are replaceable these fuels are considered “renewable” hence UK power stations running on wood pellets can qualify for subsidies. It is argued that the carbon released by burning biomass was previously absorbed from the atmosphere and is part of the planet’s carbon cycle so if taken from sustainable forests the CO2 released when burning will be re-absorbed by new plantings rendering ... More

Improvements to BioMass facility help to increase viability

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 - 11:43 AM | General
Operations and maintenance improvements have led to a performance turnaround at two Valley biomass energy plants. The Chowchilla II and Merced biomass power plants have each achieved an average 20 percent increase in power production capacity and reliability over the past nine months, plant operators reported Wednesday.    The levels of availability and net megawatt production at both plants are now collectively at nearly 90 percent — all time highs for the two facilities.     The increased energy output and reliability are the result of maintenance... More

What Wood Waste Processing Equipment is right for my business?

Posted on: Jul 18, 2016 - 09:44 AM | General
Author: Darrin Martin
Researching and selecting the appropriate equipment is the first and most important step in establishing a successful and profitable wood waste business. ApolloEquipment.net streamlines that process with our powerful online search functions and vast database of Tub & Horizontal Grinders, Chippers, Screeners, Blowers and other material handling equipment from a variety of manufactures that are available on today's market. Consequently, time spent on planning and research will be a wise investment.   Begin by determining your goals and what type and volume of materi... More

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