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September 30, 2015 - Lignetics, Inc. acquires assets of GF Funding LLC (whose facility was formerly known as Geneva Wood Fuels), expanding its footprint into Maine and upper New England,.
September 24, 2015 - Westervelt Renewable Energy has achieved Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certification from NSF Sustainability, a division of global public health organization NSF International. SBP certification enables producers to demonstrate that the woody biomass pellets they supply for energy production meet the regulatory, including sustainability, requirements of energy producers throughout Europe.
September 29, 2015 – Now is your last chance to take advantage of the special early bird rate for the WPAC Conference and AGM, being held in Halifax, N.S. November 3-5.
September 8, 2015 - The new dashboard from FutureMetrics is designed to analyze and calculate aggregated industrial wood pellet demand for U.S. power plants under co-firing scenarios. There are many user inputs and the user can select one or many states to analyze.  
August 31, 2015 - Not so long ago, the Netherlands was Canada’s largest wood pellet export market. But when the former MEP subsidy scheme expired, Dutch wood pellet co-firing ceased, as did wood pellet imports. Canadian producers have not shipped any meaningful volume to the Netherlands since 2011. Fortunately other markets have since flourished. Growth in the UK, Belgium, Italy, Korea, and Japan has been remarkable.
August 27, 2015 – Residents of Vermont are being given the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide tax incentive to switch from traditional power sources to wood pellets for heat.
September 22, 2015 – The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and its partners across North America set a new Guinness World Records title, planting 202,935 trees in one hour. SFI partnered with 29 teams of 25 to 100 people each to plant trees in locations from New York City to Vancouver Island, B.C. 
September 17, 2015 - The world's forests must be recognized as "more than trees,” the XIV World Forestry Congress meeting in Durban, South Africa, concluded. Instead, forests hold vast potential to play a decisive role in ending hunger, improving livelihoods and combating climate change.
August 18, 2015 - According to data provided by Global Surface Intelligence (GSi), The Great Bear Rain Forest (GBRF) in British Columbia is showing significant signs of recovery since the formation of land use protection zones in 2006 and 2009, proving that environmental groups, communities and industries can work together to conserve our precious forests. 
August 18, 2015 - While Western Canada is an international leader in exporting wood pellet to the Europe market, Eastern Canada remains a minor player despite its abundance of wood residues from natural disturbances. Like the vast areas of forest killed by the mountain pine beetle outbreak in British Columbia, cohorts of dead trees left standing after severe wildfires may offer a great opportunity to develop the pellet industry in Eastern Canada.
August 18, 2015 - In early June, the G7 countries declared that they would work towards decarbonization by 2100.
August 13, 2015 - Driving down a bruised and battered logging road shortly after spring weight restrictions had been lifted in Nova Scotia, a peculiar site of stacked logs emerges around the bend. Massive piles of separated logs, each with a different size, shape, species or quality form a long row down the winding road.
September 24, 2015 - A group of researchers from Japan and France is being awarded the 2015 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for their development of an energy-efficient method to produce nanofibrillated cellulose. The prize-winners will receive their diploma from the hands of His Majesty the King of Sweden at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on Sept. 28, 2015.
September 16, 2015 - Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) has launched a new funding program, "Alberta Bio Future, Research and Innovation," aimed at advancing knowledge that accelerates growth of new bioindustrial products or bioindustrial technologies for the benefit of Albertans.
September 8, 2015 – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) officially announced that the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will be held from April 17 to 20, 2016 in San Diego, Calif. at the San Diego Convention Center. 
September 2, 2015 - Organizers of the fourth Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo announced that one of the themes will be entitled “CHIP CHIP HOORAY!” and emphasize speakers and exhibits that address technologies and developments in in-woods chippers, grinders, mulchers, biomass processing accessories, and transportation to markets.
August 7, 2015 - The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has appointed Martin Sabarsky, CEO of Cellana, as chair of the organization's board of directors for the 2015-2016 term, and Jacques Beaudry-Losique, senior vice-president of corporate and business development at Algenol, vice-chair of the ABO board of directors. Previous chair, Tim Burns, co-founder and board member of BioProcess Algae LLC, remains on the board.
August 6, 2015 - BioAmber Inc. announced the opening of its BioAmber Sarnia plant that was jointly built with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. at a construction cost of approximately US $141.5 million. The facility has the capacity to produce 30,000 tons of succinic acid annually.
September 30, 2015 - The hemicellulose sugars of barley straw can be effectively fermented into biobutanol, when starch is added during the pre-treatment or fermentation process, shows a new University of Eastern Finland study.
September 29, 2015 (Reuters) - Belgian researchers are examining the excrement of giant pandas to try to understand how they can digest tough bamboo, hoping for clues on how to develop new generations of biofuel.
September 24, 2015 - According to a recent article and video posted by the Business News Network, Ontario has the ability to produce more fuel than Alberta. That statement came from Greg Nuttall, president and CEO of Woodland biofuels, who stated that Woodlands has constructed a pilot project to prove its technology is commercially viable.
September 22, 2015 – Novozymes has announced the launch of a new enzyme for ethanol producers who want to reduce their use of chemicals without sacrificing yield.
September 16, 2015 - Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced that Robert Shaw has joined its executive team as senior vice-president and chief financial officer.
September 15, 2015 - Australia's Queensland state has introduced a bill into its parliament to mandate targets for the use of ethanol-based gasoline and biodiesel.
September 2, 2015 – Michelin announced that it is extending the well-known Defender promise of outstanding durable tread life to light trucks, SUVs and crossovers with the launch of the all-new Michelin Defender LTX M/S with EverTread compound. EverTread uses a stronger, advanced tread compound that holds up in tougher conditions longer[1] and helps deliver improved gravel wear, all-season[2] confidence and better fuel efficiency.
August 4, 2015 - Two important changes have taken place as Biomass Engineering and Equipment continues aggressive growth to meet demand. Tony Nguyen has been promoted to director of engineering where he will guide further growth of personnel and development of skills. Alan Koers has joined the engineering team to fill the position of controls and robotics engineer.
July 31, 2015 - The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) has announced plans to release a draft of the first thermal efficiency test method designed specifically for commercial-sized boilers that utilize solid biomass as a fuel stock (including pellets, chips, briquettes, and cordwood). 
July 29, 2015 - RZ Industries recently introduced its newly designed M2-Mesh Air Filtration Mask with HEPA Filtration System.
July 15, 2015 - Bandit Industries was recently awarded an additional contract from the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) contract for medium duty and compact construction and maintenance equipment with related attachments, accessories and supplies (Contract No. 042515-BAN).
July 14, 2015 - Premier Tech recently announced a $45.9-million investment in innovation, alongside Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec. 
September 17, 2015 - An intensive short course on “Designing the Forest Biorefinery” is offered by TAPPI, PAPTAC and EnVertis following the International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference in Atlanta.
September 1, 2015 - Take Control: How to Tame your Energy Costs in a Wild Market
July 16, 2015 - Looking for ways to optimize your pellet plant operations? Well, look no further!
July 8, 2015 –The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) recently announced the schedule of workshops for the 2015 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. 
June 2, 2015 -  A U.S. coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods recently announced the creation of, 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.

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