Forest Service Reveals Immediate Forest Plans

Forest Service Reveals Immediate Forest Plans U.S. Forest Service reported it sold 2.87 billion BF of timber sales (compared to the agency target of 4 billion BF) in fiscal 2021, a decrease from 3.2 billion BF in FY 2020, according to the agency’s Fiscal Year 2023...

Drax Officially Opens Demopolis Pellet Plant

Drax Officially Opens Demopolis Pellet Plant Drax Group has opened a new pellet plant in Demopolis, Ala. At full capacity the plant, which is Drax’s second production facility in Alabama, will produce 360,000 tonnes annually. “Drax’s wood pellet plant that’s being...

Dryer Suppliers Form New Alliance

Dryer Suppliers Form New Alliance   In a sales cooperation, Büttner Energie- und Trocknungstechnik GmbH and NEW eco-tec Verfahrenstechnik GmbH are pooling their dryer expertise. The Krefeld, Germany-based dryer and energy plant specialist, Büttner, and the belt...

Morbark’s Stephen Rawls Dies

Morbark’s Stephen Rawls Dies Stephen (Steve) Brady Rawls of Lenoir City, Tenn. died on Saturday, April 2, 2022. He was 68 years old. A member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Lenoir City; Rawls worked for Morbark for over 20 years. He was a talented sales...

Origin Materials Plans Biomass-Based Facility

Origin Materials Plans Biomass-Based Facility Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Origin Materials, a carbon-negative materials company committed to the global transition to sustainable materials, announced that the company plans an investment of at least $750 million...

Resolute Purchases Nearby Cogen Facility

Resolute Purchases Nearby Cogen Facility Resolute announced an agreement for the purchase of a cogeneration facility in Senneterre, Quebec. The purchase of the 34.5 MW cogeneration facility, adjacent to Resolute’s Senneterre sawmill, builds on its significant...