Timber and markets

Timber and markets

What finally counts is how much money is left over – the profit. In this rubric there are articles about round timber value added and process optimisation: starting with a look at the raw timber lying in the stand, then through storage, grading and transport all the way up  to its marketing. Another topic is the booming area of bio-energy. Insights are also given into the saw mill and timber industries.

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Wood – A versatile, renewable energy resource

Since the amount of energy wood is limited, the focus should be on the most valuable energetic uses. Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) has developed a method to transform wood into synthetic natural gas.

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Biomass equations for Austria

Currently, the topic "biomass" is a contemporary issue not only in Austria. On the one hand this is due to the report obligation to the annual greenhouse gas balance (UN-FCCC); On the other hand the supply of heating- and power-plants plays an important role.

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Microscopic Wood Anatomy of Central European species

This web site is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in the anatomy of central European woods. Nevertheless it will also be useful outside of central Europe.

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