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
June 30, 2015 - The European Commission’s directorate-general for competition is investigating whether the UK government’s support of the biomass conversion of Lynemouth Power Station (LPS) complies with EU state aid rules, putting in jeopardy a project that would consume 1.5 million tonnes of wood pellets annually.
June 23, 2015 – Preparations continue for the upcoming 2015 Wood Pellet Association of Canada Annual General Meeting, taking place November 3rd to 5th.
June 22, 2015 – The 100 million pound expansion of the port of Liverpool is the result of infrastructure demands caused by pellet imports for Drax.
June 12, 2015 – Viridis Energy Inc. recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Viridis Merchants Inc., (VMI) an aggregation and trading business, has secured a European supply agreement for up to 20,000 MTs of ENplus certified premium wood pellets per year.
June 5 , 2015 - Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. is proud to announce the first full loading of wood pellets into a Panamax class vessel. The first full shipment was loaded at the company's Westview Terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C. on June 2, 2015. It will be the largest load of wood pellets ever shipped anywhere in the history of the industry.
June 3, 2015 - Exportation of wood pellets from North America to Europe and Asia reached an all-time high rising 22 per cent in 2014 from the previous year, according to Wood Resource Quarterly.
July 2, 2015 - J.D. Irving Limited’s partnership with Natural Resources Canada's Canadian Forest Service has led to the commercial development of advanced tree breeding, field testing and seedling production techniques.
June 30, 2015 - This article describes a strategy that significantly lowers carbon emissions and provides long-term security of demand to the producers of solid fuel for US power plants. The foundation of the strategy is to blend a low-carbon renewable solid fuel and wood pellets with coal.
June 17, 2015, VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of Pacific Bioenergy Timber Corp. and RPP Holdings Inc. in the Quesnel district, during the week of June 22, 2015.
June 15, 2015 - It has been easy to be led down the path of debate and discussion in Nova Scotia, enticed by the opportunity to provide an opinion on the fibre controversy playing out in the media.
June 10, 2015 - The opportunity to expand and diversify your operation by adding a complimentary business to your portfolio are hard to find.
June 3, 2015 - Experts are blaming El Nino for speeding up nature’s clock and forcing firefighters to deploy weeks ahead of normal to battle wildfires across rural Western Canada.
June 17, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the release of a new report that shows the U.S. biobased industry is generating substantial economic activity and American jobs. He also announced changes under the 2014 Farm Bill that will create additional opportunities for growth in renewable plant-based materials, supporting the Obama Administration's efforts to develop a new, rural economy and promote creation of sustainable jobs.
June 16, 2015 - Kruger announced at the PacWest conference that its cellulose filament product, FiloCell, is now being used as an additive in two commercial applications within the paper industry. Balazs Tolnai, general manager, technology, made the announcement as he brought participants up to date on the progress of this all-Canadian biomaterial.
June 9, 2015 - BioAmber Inc. announced today that construction of its 30,000 MT succinic acid plant in Sarnia, Ont., is substantially complete. Commissioning is progressing as planned and the plant is on schedule to begin commercial operations in Q3 2015.
June 6, 2015 - With the recession slowly fading into the rearview and forest companies looking for ways to make up for lost and disappearing revenues, Conifex found itself investing in new assets, rather than divesting assets, in order to replace disappearing or lost revenue streams.
June 3, 2015 - Technology tours were the highlight for many of the 120 people who registered to take part in the first-ever Atlantic Biorefinery Conference, which took place from May 27 to 29 in Edmundston, N.B.
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.
June 30, 2015 - United Airlines on Tuesday said it purchased a $30-million stake in alternative fuels developer Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc., in a deal designed to meet some of its fuel needs and hedge against future oil price volatility and carbon regulations.
June 25, 2015 – Today, Atlantic Biodiesel officially opened its state-of-the-art renewable fuel facility located in the Niagara Greenbelt in Welland, Ontario.
June 25, 2015 - Purdue University has been awarded $6.5 million by the U.S. Department of Energy for research aimed at producing superior strains of sorghum suitable for growing as a biofuel.
June 22, 2015 — William Meyer has joined the staff of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) as the Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations, effective June 15, 2015.
June 16, 2015 - Depending on how many years separate you from your last chemistry class, you may or may not remember the definition of a catalyst: a compound that facilitates a chemical reaction without being consumed by the reaction. Many reactions can’t happen efficiently – or at all – without catalysts.
June 4, 2015 - Washington state's hometown airline is teaming up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to advance the production and use of alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the tree limbs and branches that remain after a forest harvest.
July 2, 2015 - New Holland has appointed Bret Lieberman as the company's vice-president for North America. Bret will be based in New Holland and will assume the role of vice-president immediately.
June 17, 2015 – Terex Materials Processing, a business segment of Terex Corporation, recently announced the acquisition of the assets related to the Environmental Technology product lines of Neuson Ecotec GmbH (an Austrian company). This acquisition marks further expansion of the Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE) business unit, closely following the purchase of the assets of Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) in April.
June 10, 2015 – Vecoplan’s NPE 2015 ‘Shredding Frenzy’ booth was recently honoured with a platinum Hermes Creative Award. The Hermes Creative Awards were established over three decades ago to honour the messengers and creators of traditional and developing media. The booth was entered into the competition by Vecoplan’s exhibit and manufacturing company, Apple Rock Advertising and Promotions, Inc.
June 5, 2015 - With more than 500 installations worldwide, the BRUKS Tubulator has developed into the smartest transport system on the market.
June 3, 2015 - Rotochopper recently launched a new line of industrial slow-speed shredders. The first model in this new line, the HTS-2, made its debut at Waste Expo in Las Vegas.
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.
June 2, 2015 - A U.S. coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods recently announced the creation of Biomass101.org, a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy. Biomass101 is an effort jointly produced by the American Forest & Paper Association, American Wood Council, Forest Resources Association, and National Alliance of Forest Owners.
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.
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12th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial BiotechnologySun Jul 19, 2015
PFI Annual ConferenceSun Jul 19, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Advanced Biofuels Symposium 2015Wed Jul 22, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Webinar - Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liabilityWed Jul 22, 2015 @ 2:00pm - 03:00pm
International Advanced Biofuels ConferenceWed Sep 16, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
5th Annual Exporting Pellets ConferenceSun Sep 20, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm