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Biofuel from oranges?
November 19, 2014, Tokyo, Japan – Scientists at Japan’s Mie University are conducting research on biofuel opportunities from inedible oranges.  | READ MORE
Viridis Energy posts solid third quarter results
November 19, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – Viridis Energy is reporting strong third quarter financial results thanks to solid production levels at its Scotia Atlantic pellet plant in Nova Scotia.  | READ MORE
Oslo first to offer permanent bio jet fuel supply
November 19, 2014, Oslo, Norway – Oslo Gardermoen airport has become the first airport in the world to offer a full-time supply of bio jet fuel for commercial flights.  | READ MORE
WPAC conference off to a strong start
November 18, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – The first day of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s conference in Vancouver, B.C. tackled some of the most pressing issues the industry is currently facing – sustainability and safety. As export markets for Canadian wood pellets continue to grow steadily, producers must prove their product is sustainable. Gordon Murray, WPAC’s Executive Director explained that since NGOs are badmouthing pellets, the industry needs to prove it’s sustainable in order to continue to grow.  | READ MORE
Enerkem, Akzo Nobel to explore European market
November 18, 2014, Montréal, Qué - Enerkem Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel to develop a project partnership to explore the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe.  | READ MORE
WPAC Conference & AGM sold out
November 17, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – Organizers of this year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference & AGM has announced that the event has officially sold out.  | READ MORE
UBC research looks to boost sustainable bioenergy
November 17, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. - Two new Genome BC-funded projects led by UBC researchers will harness microbial community research to help tackle sustainable development challenges in biofuel and BC shale gas development.  | READ MORE
Turning stalks into sugars in Sarnia?
November 13, 2014, Sarnia, Ont. – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada is working with regional partners to discover opportunities for a commercial plant in Sarnia that would turn cornstalks and wheat stalks into sugars for use in the biochemical industry.  | READ MORE
Foyson to license ICE waste conversion technology
November 11, 2014, Calgary, Alta. – Foyson Resources Limited has entered into an agreement with Integrated Green Energy Limited (IGE) to acquire exclusive licenses to commercialize initially IGE's plastics to fuel technology and then its biomass to both fuel and energy conversion technologies.   | READ MORE
WPAC Conference & AGM nears sell out
November 11, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – Anyone still planning to attend next week’s WPAC Conference & AGM should register now, as event organizers report that the event is only a few spots away from being sold out.  | READ MORE
Peterson unveils the new 6700D horizontal grinder
peterson_6700dNovember 10, 2014, Eugene, Ore. – Peterson Pacific Corp. has introduced the Peterson 6700D, the company’s largest horizontal grinder. Powered by a 1125hp (839 Kw) Tier II, Caterpillar C32 engine (or an optional Tier 4i Caterpillar C32 engine), the 6700D is designed for the toughest jobs.  | READ MORE


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