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Cement Lime Plaster Investments Grow in GCC

Cement Lime Plaster Investments Grow in GCC

Cement, lime, and plaster is a growing component of the global economy as construction ramps up after the Great Recession. As the global economy recovers – and, in some places, surpasses pre-recession levels – demand for new construction increases to the point where material handling… read more

Wood Pellet Exports Hit Record High in 2015

Wood Pellet Exports Hit Record High in 2015

North America has turned into a net exporter of wood pellets over the past few decades, success that has only increased as biomass has taken off across the globe. According to the North American Wood Fiber Review, wood pellet exports grew by seven percent in… read more

Difficult Times Ahead for Wind, Solar

Difficult Times Ahead for Wind, Solar

Wind and solar energy have both made tremendous advances over the past two decades. What were once pipe dreams and unrealistic ambitions have turned into practical ways to produce energy. But now, things are changing for these two maturing industries that leave the future of… read more

Maine Takes Step Forward with Biomass

Maine Takes Step Forward with Biomass

Maine has long been one of the leaders in biomass development in the U.S. Now, the Pine Tree State is taking another step forward in the advancement of biomass with a new law designed to boost the state’s industry. In April, Governor Paul LePage signed… read more

Comparing Damper Control to VSD/VFD Control

Comparing Damper Control to VSD/VFD Control

Plants use mechanical draft fans to move airborne material through a system duct and components. They are utilized to force, induce, and boost fluid media throughout the system – and use a large amount of power in the process. Mechanical draft fans operating at peak… read more