Make the most of the mountain biomass

The demand for wood in Europe will grow in the next decades around the 40%, and Spain has a long way to go, since only one third of what our mountains produce is used, either for biomass or for other wood products. In Europe, forests grow at the rate of one football field per minute, and this shows that the more biomass used, the more forest is managed and lasts.

The thermal and automated use of biomass of forest origin is growing at a rate close to 20%, which is why wood chipping and pelletizing equipment are in high demand, and can be seen in operation at Expobiomasa, the perfect place to meet How to work in the forest biomass market for energy use. One of the keys to improving the profitability of the forestry sector we know that it is in supplying different products to different clients and making profitable all the biomass that comes out of the forest.

The sector already contributes the 0,34 of GDP, which is 3.700 million euros to the Spanish economy.

Guifor will go to Expobiomasa with its processor for wood treatment.
Automatically cut and divide firewood with a cycle of just over three seconds
Automatic horizontal progressive biomass slitter FAM stands out for being very productive and versatile. It is a fixed or mobile equipment.
This new shear is used to remove stumps, so that the roots can be left on the ground and the entire stump removed. Perfect tool to manage biomass through the circular economy.
Logset presents its hybrid technology for biomass forest machinery
The John Deere woodcutter model 643 that serves to cut and accumulate trees in such a way that later it is easier and more efficient to transport it by autoloader or trawler.
The Finnish manufacturer of forestry machinery Logset Oy, represented in Expobiomasa by the company FOREST PIONNER, has launched a new hybrid forestry processor: the Logset 8H GTE Hybrid. It is the second and smallest hybrid model of the company after the world's largest wheeled logger, the Logset 12H GTE Hybrid. The new model has an AGCO Power 74 LFTN diesel engine that complies with EU 5 Class emission regulations and an electric motor that provides up to 100 kW of additional power.
From Canal Extremadura they have made a report in which they show us the process of cracking quality slivers to be used as biofuel. Watch video
ASTIGAL, from the FORESGA group, manages a Biomass Treatment Center specialized in the production of quality chips for its energy use in heat production, in Trasmiras (Orense). They have screens, recasting process and warehouses to supply splinter G-50 and G-30.
Open until the 27 of May to request aid in Galicia for the acquisition of forestry machinery: processors, forwarders, chippers, balers, wood splitters, ... The maximum subsidized on this occasion is 150.000 €, which is the 40% on a maximum investment of 375.000 €.
The Forestry Action Plan presented this month by MAPAMA gathers a good part of the demands of the sector to put in value a natural and economic heritage that few countries can boast. Claimed by the Juntos por los Bosques Platform, to which AVEBIOM belongs, it also gathers the concerns of the environmental associations and the Autonomous Communities. This will include a Renove Plan to improve the competitiveness of the entities in charge of forest management and will be endowed with 2 million euros.
7.463 tons of biomass will be extracted, improving the health of these wooded areas and reducing the risks and impacts of possible fires of the public forests "Umbria of Sierra Espuña" and "Sierra de Pedro Ponce", located in the municipality of Mula, as part of the Forestry Plan of the Region of Murcia where the Community develops fire prevention works using biomass.