Domestic coal and wet wood burning to be banned across England by 2023

The move aims to encourage the use of cleaner fuels in the home – wood-burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of particulate matter pollutants

Biomass delivers ‘questionable carbon savings’, says new report

Environmental thinktank Sandbag claims biomass does not allow ‘near-immediate carbon and cost reductions’

UN calls for urgent action to address biomass use in Africa

A new study has found biomass production in the continent accounted for 90% of round-wood production in 2016, out of which 16% was converted to charcoal

Geminor lands contract to handle waste wood in Norway

The companies involved believe the contract is the first of its kind in the country – it will see much of the wood recycled into furniture

Wood wins multi-million-dollar Hinkley Point C contract

It will provide developer EDF Energy with full life cycle services to improve project delivery and commercial performance

Sellafield awards £4.5bn contracts to support nuclear decommissioning

The Sellafield nuclear site is home to one of the most complex portfolios of construction projects in the world

Dounreay nuclear site
Wood wins decommissioning contract at Dounreay nuclear site

The firm will work for at least seven years to close down the old nuclear reactors at the Scottish site

Could transparent wood be the building block to a cleaner future?

Researchers made the material by removing a light-absorbing component from the cell walls of balsa wood and injecting acrylic and polyethylene glycol

Wood you believe it! Sustainable cartons hit the shelves

Finnish company Arla claims to be the first to deploy the sustainable packaging in supermarkets

Wood wins £52m Sellafield control systems contract

It will supply programmable digital control technologies over the course of a 10-year project