A New Opportunity to Pulp Bagasse in Australia?
Covey, Geoff , Rainey, Thomas, & Shore, Dennis (2006) A New Opportunity to Pulp Bagasse in Australia? In Hogarth, D (Ed.) Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 2006, 2-5 May 2006, Australia, Queensland, Mackay.
Despite the large quantity of sugarcane grown in Australia, no bagasse is pulped in the country. This is largely because of an established pulp industry based on the abundant native hardwood resources. However, increasing demand for fibre and the limited availability of additional forest areas make bagasse pulping attractive.
Issues relating to infrastructure and economics are discussed, and scenarios of acceptable risk identified. It is shown that there should be scope for the production of bleached bagasse pulp in Australia.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Bagasse, Pulp, Paper, Region, Infrastructure|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MATERIALS ENGINEERING (091200) > Timber Pulp and Paper (091210)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Ltd|
|Deposited On:||18 Jun 2009 00:33|
|Last Modified:||29 Jun 2012 14:52|
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