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Feb. 9, 2017 - A recent study aimed at identifying untapped biomass hotspots in Canadian forests has produced findings that could help Canada to mobilize its wood-based bioenergy supply chain.
Jan. 13, 2017 - Ecostrat has released a new white paper detailing the analytics behind biomass supply chains, numbers which can determine the final cost of feedstock.
Jan. 11, 2017 - Enviva Holdings, LP, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, today publicly released the first data from its groundbreaking Track & Trace (T&T) program. T&T is a proprietary system that enables Enviva to track every truckload of wood the company procures from the forest back to its source, providing a detailed understanding of the characteristics of the wood the company uses. 
Dec. 22, 2016 - Murphy’s law states that if anything can possibly go wrong, it will. This may be why the biofuel supply chain – a complex sequence with numerous hurdles – has been identified as a key barrier to the development of a bioproduct industry in Canada. It’s a barrier that BioFuelNet’s low-cost sustainable feedstock (LCSF) Task Force is determined to break.
Dec. 20, 2016 - Global demand for forest products such as pulp for paper, saw timber and wood pellets for fuel is expected to increase in coming years. To meet this need, University of Massachusetts Amherst plant geneticist Sam Hazen, whose research has led to higher biomass yield in grasses, recently received a grant to demonstrate that his new technology can be translated to grow trees that produce more wood than conventional trees.
Nov. 24, 2016 - There was a time when Daron Thomas, the president of New Brunswick-based Thomas Industrial Sales Ltd., had his doubts about the viability of biomass.
Nov. 11, 2016 - Canada's first algal biorefinery demonstration project that is designed to rapidly recycle carbon dioxide and other airborne industrial emissions into biomass through photosynthesis, was on display in St Marys, Ont., last week.
Oct. 11, 2016 - CO2 Solutions Inc. has sealed the deal on a $7.4 million carbon capture greenhouse project with Fibrek General Partnership, a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., and Serres Toundra Inc.
Oct. 3, 2016 - Talby Mckay knows all about working the daily grind, literally. He has been working with biomass grinders for 18 years.
February 17, 2016 - Following the announcement of funding for 12 new biomass projects across the province, one Manitoba business is excited by the prospect of future growth.
November 9, 2015 – DigitalGlobe has reached an agreement with Intelescope Solutions to enable global-scale satellite imagery data for the forestry industry.
October 7, 2015 - Even before the Government of Nova Scotia introduced its Renewable Energy Plan in April of 2010, Nova Scotia Power understood the opportunity that was in front of them in Point Tupper.
May 1, 2015 - Fecon’s Depth Control Rotor system (DCR) is now available on all six excavator Bull Hog models. 
Jan. 29, 2015 - Forest Owner Mobile expands MHG Systems' application portfolio to the consumer sector by introducing real-time forest planning tools to forest owners' mobile devices.
January 7, 2014, Stony Plain, Alta. – The team at PrimeTech has just completed design of the new PT-300. The latest version of this 275 HP tracked, self-propelled carrier (prime mover) is built for forestry management, land clearing and road construction.
August 30, 2013, Weslaco, Texas - Forget switchgrass. Researchers are creating a sugarcane variety designed for ethanol and able to grow in corn country.
April 3, 2013, Swindon, UK – Researchers at the U.K.'s Natural Environment Research Council published a study indicating that adding charcoal to a plot of land before planting bioenergy crops reduces carbon emissions from that plot by about one-third over the long run.
January 18, 2013, Lansing, MI – Marginal lands – those unsuited for food crops – can serve as prime real estate for meeting alternative energy production goals, according to new research.
November 9, 2012, Darby, MT – The owner of a Montana lumber and helicopter logging company is taking wood waste and turning it into a marketable product, "bio logs", which burn hot and clean.
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