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  • Bruks invests in new products and target groups

    Bruks invests in new products and target groups

    Professional wood chipping for agricultural tractors – a new product from Bruks, which is continuing its focus on finding new target groups and markets. "There are so many places around the world where interest in bioenergy is growing," says ...

  • Focusing on Canadian - Swedish forest sector cooperation

    Focusing on Canadian - Swedish forest sector cooperation

    A nation with enormous amounts of forest resources is Canada. Like the Nordic countries Canada the forest industry sector is of national socio-economic significance supplying income and employment in rural areas. The forest industry sector in both ...

  • Confirmed speakers from 32 countries from all continents

    Confirmed speakers from 32 countries from all continents

    World Bioenergy is truly a global event. There are confirmed speakers from 32 countries from all continents, and a couple more may be added in the coming days. An example of the many speakers from outside Europe is Abbas Almodares from University of ...

  • Confirmed speakers from 32 countries from all continents

    Confirmed speakers from 32 countries from all continents

    World Bioenergy is truly a global event. There are confirmed speakers from 32 countries from all continents, and a couple more may be added in the coming days. An example of the many speakers from outside Europe is Abbas Almodares from University of ...

  • Join our pre- and post conference transfer tours

    Join our pre- and post conference transfer tours

    An exclusive opportunity to visit a selection of bioenergy facilities The pre-conference transfer tour on Monday 28 May is a very convenient, cost- and time-effective travel option from airports in Stockholm and Copenhagen to Jönköping, ...

  • Tractor-driven and versatile

    Tractor-driven and versatile

    A mobile chipper that can be powered by a good-sized agricultural tractor lowers the bar for becoming a supplier of wood chips. The machine is called the Bruks 605 and was presented at the World Bioenergy trade fair in Jönköping, Sweden. ...

  • Sweden’s biggest forest owner seeks partners in Europe

    Sweden’s biggest forest owner seeks partners in Europe

    Sveaskog owns 3.3 million hectares of productive forest land and is thereby Sweden’s biggest forest owner. By taking part in World Bioenergy 2010 the company hopes to make international business contacts in the biofuel sector. “For a ...

  • Dense planting no obstacle to growth – if the trees are cloned

    Dense planting no obstacle to growth – if the trees are cloned

    It isn’t competition for nutrients that make densely planted trees give a worse yield per hectare. The problem is actually genetics. So said World Bioenergy Award winner Professor Laércio Couta at the World Bioenergy conference in ...

  • World premiere for mobile chipper

    World premiere for mobile chipper

    “The basis is a Morbark 3800, which we’ve equipped with a rotary base, tracks, cab and grapple boom. The result is a chipper that can easily navigate forest roads. Because it’s completely mobile, one operator can manage the entire ...

  • Europe’s sugar beets produce twice as much ethanol in the tropics

    Europe’s sugar beets produce twice as much ethanol in the tropics

    Sugar beets from Europe can help solve the conflict between food and bioenergy in the developing world. “Sugar beets have greater energy content than sugar cane but require rotation with other crops,” explained Jan Öhrvall at the ...

  • Bioenergy from agriculture: A win-win at Viken farm

    Bioenergy from agriculture: A win-win at Viken farm

    World Bioenergy 2010 organises daily study tours during the conference. One of the tours focused on bioenergy from agricultural sources and stopped at Viken farm outside the town of Falköping. The farm is one of Sweden’s most modern dairy ...

  • Circular cutting chain does the job with less hassle

    Circular cutting chain does the job with less hassle

    Bracke Forest promises lightning-fast roadside clearing, but behind that slogan lies new technology that makes stand thinning and clearing more efficient, which in turn can increase the availability of biofuel. The new silviculture and biomass head ...

  • Prize-winning researcher saves natural forests with bioenergy

    Prize-winning researcher saves natural forests with bioenergy

    Bioenergy doesn’t have to consume resources – on the contrary, it can save important environmental assets. Brazilian researcher Laércio Couto and his team have proved just that, and for this work he is the first recipient of the ...

  • American company finds global customers in Sweden

    American company finds global customers in Sweden

    Bioenergy technology is not the only thing to be showcased in Jönköping, Sweden during the World Bioenergy Fair from 25-27 May 2010. Access to world markets will also be on offer. “At the same fair two years ago we made a ...

  • Slash conference at ElmiaWood 2 June 2009

    Slash conference at ElmiaWood 2 June 2009

    Utilising forest residues collected after final fellings, mainly tops and branches (slash), is becoming increasingly popular in many regions. In the coming years we will also be able to use stumps and residues from thinnings – tops, branches and ...