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Renewable diesel – an opportunity for the forest industry

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:34 pm | Miscanthus NZ

Most people in New Zealand are not aware that technology has been commercialised in the United States for the production of fully drop-in renewable diesel made from cellulosic feedstocks. This renewable diesel is a direct substitute for mineral diesel ... More >>

Miscanthus shelter boosts farm productivity

Friday, 21 September 2018, 9:51 am | Miscanthus NZ

Miscanthus – a the giant sterile perennial woody grass - was originally brought into New Zealand to be grown as a renewable energy crop, primarily for boiler fuel. While this is still a very valid and appropriate use, innovative Kiwis have been ... More >>

Huge reduction in nitrogen leaching when Miscanthus is used

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:13 am | Miscanthus NZ

One of the negative effects that pastoral agriculture can have on the environment occurs through the leaching of nitrogen into groundwater. Most members of the public do not understand how or why this is important but those that do are justifiably ... More >>

Waste plastic solution

Monday, 17 September 2018, 11:48 am | Miscanthus NZ

Almost every day in the newspapers and on TV we see something about the waste plastic issue, with shots of what seem to be large quantities of baled waste plastic that are looking for a home. The loss of China as a dumping ground for this material has ... More >>

Low Emissions Economy report doesn't pass the warrant mark

Friday, 14 September 2018, 1:54 pm | Miscanthus NZ

The Productivity Commission’s voluminous Low Emissions Economy report is not something that can be read and digested quickly. And it is so big that it is doubtful if anybody can claim to have been through the whole thing. But the impression that is created ... More >>

On the OECD report on the NZ Environment

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:37 am | Miscanthus NZ

Te Awamutu based company, Miscanthus New Zealand Limited (MNZ), believes that it has the answer to many of the cautions and warnings to New Zealand that are contained in the latest OECD report on the NZ environment but officials do not seem to be receptive ... More >>

Miscanthus New Zealand widens its horizons

Friday, 24 June 2016, 10:41 am | Miscanthus NZ

The Te Awamutu based company, Miscanthus New Zealand Limited (MNZ), is moving to widen the appeal of Miscanthus products. This company, which over the last 6 years has been introducing to New Zealand the sterile perennial 4 m tall woody grass called ... More >>

Miscanthus New Zealand Ltd successful start-up season

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 4:04 pm | Miscanthus NZ

Rotorua based sustainable energy company Miscanthus New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce that in its first full year of activity, it now has over 150,000 plants growing on land belonging to various customers at nine sites from Waikato to Otago. ... More >>

Miscanthus New Zealand Ltd begins taking commercial orders

Friday, 23 September 2011, 11:13 am | Miscanthus NZ

With the passing of first anniversary of the establishment of Miscanthus New Zealand Ltd (MNZ) the company has commenced taking orders for commercial quantities of Miscanthus plants for the 2012 season. This comes after a successful establishment phase for ... More >>


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