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Opportunities for using sawmill residues in Australia 2007

Opportunities for using sawmill residues in Australia 2007

This project examined options for producing revenues from sawmill residues, predominantly focusing on hardwood mills.. Revenue sources include: Combustion—using the heat, via a heat transfer medium, for power generation and heating; Gasification—using the syngas to fuel a boiler or IC engine for power generation or to produce bio-fuels; Pyrolysis—to produce bio-oil or char products; Pelletising—a dense fuel for domestic heating and fuelling small scale power plant; Hydrolysis and fermentation—production of ethanol; and combined thermal and chemical processes—production of chemicals.

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