Developing a sustainable bioenergy system takes harvesting biomass at the right time according to researchers at Oklahoma State University
A special report on the bioenergy system installed by Maine Energy Systems at Cornish Elementary School
May 12, 2015 - Exportation of wood pellets from North America to Europe and Asia reached an all-time high rising 22 percent in 2014 from the previous year, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR).
May 11, 2015 - Is your pellet plant is underperforming? FutureMetrics can help you determine what the problems are and how to correct them.
April 27, 2015 – A clean technology startup company is building its first commercial demonstration plant in the Municipality of the District of Chester, N.S.
April 17, 2015 - FutureMetrics recently released its new white paper, “Why the Clean Power Plan is NOT a ‘War on Coal’”
April 13, 2015 - The interactive dashboard allows you to adjust 14 key inputs to the industrial pellet supply chain model and choose to set the subsidized power price in either Pounds or Euros.
March 25, 2015 - Terms like “revolutionary” and “game-changing” are thrown around a lot these days in the media and at dinner tables across the nation, but they really aren’t words that should be used lightly. So when they’re used here to describe a certain biomass energy project in northern Ontario, be assured it’s because they truly apply.
May 5, 2015 - Ontario is investing in the forest roads which connect industry to Ontario's natural resources, as part of the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario's history. The provincial govement is committing $60 million to the program in 2015-16.
May 1, 2015 - Fecon’s Depth Control Rotor system (DCR) is now available on all six excavator Bull Hog models.
April 23, 2015 - SBP has announced that a further four Certification Bodies have been accepted as applicants and are now able to progress towards achieving SBP-approved status. The applicant Certification Bodies are: Forest Certification, KPMG Performance Registrar Inc., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and SGS.
April 17, 2015 - Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered a way to make trees grow bigger and faster, which could increase supplies of renewable resources and help trees cope with the effects of climate change.
March 26, 2015 - Using a track and field metaphor, Europe has lapped North America in the race to reduce global warming and develop clean renewable energy. The EU’s Renewable Energy Directive (RED) provides the so-called 20-20-20 targets that mandate 20 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a 1995 base level; 20 per cent reduction in energy consumption; and for 20 per cent of energy to be renewable. This has resulted in Europe becoming the largest global wood pellet market, accounting for 80 per cent of consumption, far ahead of second place, U.S., and third place, South Korea.
Mar. 11, 2015 - There has been much controversy and speculation that the demand for biomass as a fuel source is driving deforestation and degradation. To have an objective look at the matter, Canadian Biomass asked Global Surface Intelligence (GSi) out of Scotland to delve into its mass of satellite data.
May 19, 2015 - Canadian pulp and paper mills have some of the most stringent effluent regulations in the world and, as a consequence, discharge effluents that are of exceptional quality.
May 7, 2015 - BioAmber Inc., an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, recently announced its financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2015.
May 4, 2015 - The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-operative (OBPC), recently hosted the Ag Biomass Day 2015 in Guelph. The event was very well attended and included participants representing the farming community, livestock producers, Mushroom Canada, OMAFRA, IGPC ethanol, REAP- Canada and other industry stakeholders.
April 24, 2015 - BioAmber Inc. has been chosen by Bayer MaterialScience as the supplier of bio-succinic acid used to produce a new range of innovative, bio-based polyurethanes for textile applications that Bayer MaterialScience has begun commercializing.
April 16, 2015 - Bioenterprise Corporation recently announced that it will be opening its newest office in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Bioenterprise has established a three-year strategic partnership with the Prince Edward Island ADAPT Council for the commercialization of agricultural technologies and innovations.
April 15, 2015 - Cascades Inc. will replace the pulping process at its Norampac Cabano facility with a hot water pulping process that will allow the plant to extract hemicellulose, a cellulosic sugar with high value-added potential, from wood chips. It will be the first time this innovative process is used in Canada.
May 6, 2015 - North European Bio Tech Oy (NEB) has announced the construction of a bioethanol plant on the Renforsin Ranta industrial estate in Kajaani, Finland, which will use locally supplied sawdust as the raw material.
April 22, 2015 – A U.S.-led research team has discovered that a process that would engineer softwoods to contain lignin found in hardwoods could transform the pulp and paper and biofuel industries.
April 20, 2015 - Blue Sphere Corporation, a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today the closing of a joint venture with an affiliate of York Capital Management to develop, construct and operate a 3.2 MW biogas generation facility in Johnston, R.I., under the management of Entropy Investment Management.
April 10, 2015 - The federal government has announced that it will be investing $10 million in a project with Cascades Inc.'s Norampac-Cabano mill in the Lower St. Lawrence region of Quebec that will enable the mill to commercialize a first-in-Canada technology to extract hemicellulose from hardwood chips, which can be used in various applications, including biofuels.
April 7, 2015 – U.S. ethanol producers exported approximately 85.2 million gallons in February, the largest amount ever exported in the month of February.
April 2, 2015 - Nova Scotia Power recently reported that the biomass boiler used to generate electricity for the province consumed 393,423 green tonnes of biomass in 2014, its first full year of operation. Not all the biomass originated in Nova Scotia; almost one quarter was imported.
May 12, 2015 - Conventional wear liners have historically been installed inside the chute, but the EVO External Wear Liner from Martin Engineering is placed on the outside, and is designed to improve skirtboard sealing and preventing spillage.
April 29, 2015 – Terex Materials Processing, a business segment of Terex Corporation and Continental Biomass Industries, Inc. (CBI) recently announced the acquisition of the assets of CBI by Terex, which will expand the Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE) product line.
April 17, 2015 - The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (CEMA) has issued a new standard, CEMA 576, for the ranking of conveyor belt cleaners, a long-awaited publication that provides performance-based guidelines for specifying belt cleaners by establishing a specific formula for determining the level of difficulty in a given application.
April 15, 2015 - Bandit Industries recently completed its fourth plant expansion in nine months to keep up with increasing demand for its equipment. All the plant expansions add space for additional employees and increasing production at the company’s Mid-Michigan facility.
April 2, 2015 - Martin Engineering’s Heavy Duty (HD), Medium Duty (MD) and Light Duty (LD) Impact Cradles feature a bed of steel angles lined by energy-absorbing impact bars with a top layer of low friction, ultra-high molecular weight (UHMW) plastic.
March 31, 2015 – Legacy Building Solutions now offers a line of fabric buildings that incorporate structural steel beams.
May 5, 2015 - The forest industry is changing, and with more forest cover than almost any other country, how Canada keeps pace is a global concern.
April 17, 2015 - Get to the heart of this complex matter from your own desk or mill boardroom in these 1-hr webinars. Just register and click on the link at the allotted time, and for the price of a lunch you and your while staff can ensure you and your dust explosion mitigation procedures are up to snuff.
Feb. 18, 2015 - Canada’s green university continues to demonstrate its commitment to bioenergy technology as it has completed the next phase of its expansion project.
Feb. 12, 2015, Washington, D.C. – The eighth annual George Washington Carver Award will recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to building the biobased economy by applying industrial biotechnology to create sustainable and environmentally friendlier products.
Feb. 3, 2015 - To use of waste for energy is a possibility in all countries. This is truly a low-hanging fruit. Instead of taking waste to landfill, it must be recycled and used for energy, to produce heat, electricity, or transport fuels. Modern combustion and cleaning methods guarantee that this can be done without negative effects on the environment.
Jan. 23, 2015 - Aspiring energy sector entrepreneurs and emerging energy tech companies from Canada and the United States will compete for their share of over $90,000 in cash and in-kind prizes Dragon's Den style at the 2015 Energy New Venture Competition.
Biomass development centre launchesMay 22, 2015 - Nipissing University’s Biomass Innovation Centre would…
Bioenergy conference explores opportunities for biomassMay 22, 2015 - A session on transforming the forest…
Global Bioenergies develops e-benzinMay 25, 2015 – The first batch of Audi’s "e-benzin"…
White paper released on decarbonizationMay 27, 2015 – The team at Future Metrics has…
International industry events join forcesMay 27, 2015 - Three international forestry and biomass events…
Atlantic Biorefinery ConferenceWed May 27, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Canadian German Conference on Renewable Energies in BuildingsFri May 29, 2015 @ 8:30am - 12:30pm
International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & ExpoMon Jun 01, 2015
Vienna International Wood Products/Market ConferenceTue Jun 16, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Webinar - Dust Explosion Mitigation II - Managing the dustTue Jun 23, 2015 @ 2:00pm - 03:00pm
12th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial BiotechnologySun Jul 19, 2015