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  • John Deere Expands Tracked Feller Buncher Reach with New Long Boom Option

    With John Deere's 903K and 909K tracked feller bunchers new long boom option, more trees can be harvested with less travel. The new long boom delivers increased productivity by stretching maximum reach to more than 32 feet (9.82m), a 10.6 percent increase over the standard boom, when used with John Deere's field proven FR21B Disc Saw Felling Head. Designed to maximize productivity, the new long ...


    By John Deere

  • Sawmills in China Industry Research Report – Now Available from IBISWorld

    Revenue for Sawmills in China is set to reach $10.4 billion in 2013, reflecting 16.6% annualized growth over the past five years, says IBISWorld. The rapid development of China’s real estate market has created huge demand for construction wood, wood for decoration, and wood furniture. Meanwhile, the rapid development of ...


    By IBISWorld

  • A bit of luxury and lots of functionality

    When the Valtra Unlimited studio opened its doors in the Suolahti factory in 2013, the mission was clear: fulfil all the wishes that customers may have for their new tractors. Just under two years later the studio can look back on an impressive track record of specially customized tractors. In 2014 the studio tuned over 460 tractors according to the wishes of customers from 15 ...

  • Bamboo use `could help stop Africa`s deforestation`

    The use of bamboo charcoal and firewood is being promoted as an alternative source of energy in Africa, in the hope that it will help prevent growing deforestation on the continent. The International Network ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Meet 533 companies and organisations

    World Bioenergy will, once again, be the meeting point for everyone who wants to meet bioenergy professionals from all corners of the world. As of today 533 companies and organizations from 52 countries have registered one or more persons to attend the event in Jönköping, Sweden 29-31 May. Welcome to take part in trade fair, conference, matchmaking, study visits and side events on ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Buddhist Temple in Hangzhou, China make high quality compost for their tea plantation

    The Lingyin Temple www.lingyinsi.org in Hangzhou, China recently installed a Big Hanna Composter model T240 to convert their food waste to compost.  ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Quantum leap taken in measuring greenhouse effect

    British scientists have devised a new way to observe the greenhouse world, enabling researchers to measure with exquisite accuracy how atmospheric carbon dioxide builds up, migrates, evolves and absorbs radiation. The technique will allow more accurate predictions about how much the Earth is likely to warm over the next few ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bloomfield, New Jersey Elementary School Wins ‘Battle of the Buildings

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Demarest Elementary School in Bloomfield, New Jersey has won the 2012 EPA Energy Star National Building Competition, “Battle of the Buildings,” after reducing its energy use by a whopping 52%. Energy use in commercial buildings accounts for nearly 20 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at a cost of more than $100 ...

  • ASTM D5456 - 11a Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products

    This specification recognizes the complexity of structural glued products. This specification, or parts thereof, shall be applicable to structural composite lumber portions of manufactured structural components. Tests shall be performed to determine the properties of the material in accordance to the ...


    By ASTM International

  • PepsiCo Rolls Out Eco-Friendly Recyclable and Compostable Cups

    PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) announced today that it has begun offering five options of eco-friendly, recyclable and compostable cups to Foodservice customers in the United States through company-owned and independent bottler distribution systems.The new offerings consist of fully recyclable clear plastic cups, including an rPET cup containing 20 percent post-consumer recycled ...


  • Nestle - Improving product performance along the value chain

    The food production chain uses a large share of the world's limited resources, which is why as the world's leading food and beverage company we recognise our position brings responsibilities as well as opportunities. At Nestlé our goal is to produce products that are not only tastier and healthier, but also better for the environment. It's a challenge we approach by looking at every stage ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Chris Huhne delivers CPRE annual lecture - 24 March 2011

    Introduction Thanks very much. I’m delighted to be here today. Eighty-five years ago, a small group gathered here in London changed the landscape of Britain forever. Led by a reluctant statesman, they published a document whose impact on the countryside is felt to this day. I am not referring to Sir Patrick Abercrombie and the pamphlet he wrote that brought ...

  • Totally New Valtra A Series - A Working Hero Completes the Valtra 4th Generation Tractor Range

    The new Valtra A4 Series is the first 4th generation Valtra tractor series that is manufactured both in Suolahti, Finland and Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil, making it truly a global tractor. The 4th generation A Series is a completely new tractor and strongly reflects Valtra’s brand values based on our global customer promise: Your Working Machine. New compact engines A4 ...

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