US firm explores eco projects in PH

Buskirk Engineering, a US-based company that focuses on biomass densification, is looking at possible projects in the Philippines.

Representatives from Burskirk made a five-day visit to the Philippines on November 12-16 to behavior session conferences, research and improvement-related engagements, and location visits with the Department of Agriculture (DA) to explore feasible tasks to in addition broaden the coconut enterprise and placed to appropriate use agricultural through-merchandise.

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol formally welcomed Buskirk Engineering Chief Executive Officer James Wheeler and co-proprietor Kirk Johnson, and Agriculture
Attaché for the Americas Joseline Javelosa on November 12 on the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Zamboanga, San Ramon, Zamboanga City. The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) facilitated the reliable go to of Buskirk Engineering to the Philippines.

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The Burskirk team visited the PCA Zamboanga Coconut Processing Area, Franklin Baker Processing Plant in San Pablo, Laguna, and RDF Feed Livestock and Foods Inc. In Bacolor, Pampanga to in addition its studies on making use of coconut husks and coconut fiber for growing high-cost merchandise.

The five-day activity concluded in an go out conference on the DA Central Office in Quezon City where Wheeler and Johnson provided the “ecoblocks” — a prototype they designed — as well as samples of coco fiber as potential substances for hollow blocks or roofing.

“BAR, together with worried agencies, will work carefully with Buskirk Engineering and the Office of the Agriculture Attaché for the development of the ecoblocks scheduled to complete until the first zone of 2019,” the business enterprise said in a announcement.

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