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Live Webinar

Join Managing Director, Ray Mountfort for a live webinar Tuesday July 26th at 2pm AEDT. Ray will be discussing the latest relisting, the successful capital raise, the upgraded plant, the operational status of the company and the opportunities and strategy for growth. Please register to attend here:
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Stump Trial and Plant Upgrade Updates

Introducing the T-Rex. Appropriately named for its strong teeth which prise the roots out of the ground. The T-Rex has been purchased by our forestry partners to improve the speed and efficiency of the stump-pulling, from every 60 seconds to every 30 seconds. Once the stump is removed, the roots are left behind to fertilise the soil. At the […]
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Rebuilding and Upgrading

We are pleased to announce that short-term financing has been arranged to acquire key equipment required to restore its plant, being a fit for-purpose solvent extractor with capacity to produce 16,000 tonnes per annum (“TPA”) of Leaf’s natural pine chemical products. Work has begun dismantling the plant in New Zealand while the Apple Tree Creek […]
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The History of Pine Chemicals

Did you know pine chemicals were the original biochemical? The earliest recorded use of pine resins was in the 4th Century AD, it was used as an adhesive to stick decorative stones to buildings. Then in the 4th and 2nd Century B.C it was used for waterproofing and caulking the vessels, it became known as […]
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Chemicals made from trees, not petroleum.

At Leaf Resources we are decarbonising the chemical industry, with chemicals made from trees sourced from FSC certified forests, not petroleum. Pine Chemicals have been around for centuries but the traditional methods of manufacturing use hexane or plant hormones which leave toxic residues in the environment and the end product. Our organic extraction technology uses […]
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CEO Raymond Mountfort’s interview with Small Caps

Small Caps is Australia’s #1 site for market news & information on ASX listed small cap companies. Ray Mountfort CEO of Leaf Resources talks to Kerry Stevenson about our world-first organic solvent extraction technology to produce natural pine chemicals, and the exciting opportunities it presents to replace fossil fuel-based materials. Some key highlights from the interview: […]
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Closing The Loop. Utilising Low Value Wood

Harvesting stumps Pine tree stumps are considered a low value wood, too resinous and cumbersome to process for many traditional uses of wood such as building material or paper. However these stumps, are perfect for Leaf Resources, the high resin content makes them ideal for extracting natural pine chemicals such as rosin and turpentine. Using […]
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Apple Tree Creek Incident Update

Small Caps is Australia’s #1 site for market news & information on ASX listed small cap companies. On 12th November 2021 there was an explosion at the Apple Tree Creek factory. It resulted in the extractor and control rooms being damaged beyond repair. It’s important to note, this is only approximately 10-15% of the plant […]
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Behind the scenes: The Apple Tree Creek Site

Leaf Resources has developed a proprietary process to extract rosin and terpenes from pine logs, producing the high quality, clean rosin and terpenes which are used in a multitude of consumer products, including perfumes, cosmetics, food additives, adhesives, disinfectants, synthetic rubbers and printing inks. In 2019, formerly Essentially Queensland commissioned a pilot plant and successfully […]
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