Oct. 17, 2018 - Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. has closed the previously-announced acquisition of a 70 per cent interest in an industrial wood pellet production facility located in Aliceville, Ala., from the Westervelt Company. Westervelt, a diversified land resources company, has retained a 30 per cent interest in the Aliceville Facility.
Oct. 16, 2018 - Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) has been awarded a contract by SK Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. for design and supply of SMG Energy’s SMG Biomass Power Plant to be located in Gunsan City in the Republic of Korea. Commercial operation of the new plant is scheduled for December 2020.
Oct. 16, 2018 - The Power Workers’ Union believes the recent decision by Ontario Power Generation to close the world’s largest generating station to be converted from coal to advanced biomass in Thunder Bay, Ont., is short-sighted.
Oct. 4, 2018 - Happy 10th birthday to Canadian Biomass magazine (CBM)! After having published its first issue in August 2008, CBM has emerged as the go-to source for biomass news and opinion in Canada.
Oct. 1, 2018 - FutureMetrics has developed a comprehensive model for estimating the cost of producing and transporting wood pellets from all major producing regions to the foreign ports of major industrial end users.
Sept. 28, 2018 - Spring 2018 saw a new milestone come to life for Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. as it opened a new facility in central Alberta, a first for the B.C.-based company that produces industrial wood pellets.
Oct. 11, 2018 - TimberWest has announced that it is committed to pursuing carbon neutrality over the next 10 years and has taken the first significant step in the process by measuring a total carbon footprint going beyond just its operations to incorporate supply chain energy use, forest carbon and its distribution network.
Sept. 12, 2018 - People in the Cowichan Lake communities and Pacheedaht First Nation will benefit from a unique community forest agreement for the Qala:yit [Kwah-LIE-it] Community Forest, reached in partnership with the provincial government.
Sept. 10, 2018 - The federal government is funding a Mi'kmaw forestry approach that will help Mi'kmaq communities incorporate traditional knowledge, data and values into a strategic forest management plan for their land.
Sept. 6, 2018 - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a comprehensive report today that highlights efforts in support of caribou recovery across the country – along with a series of recommendations to the federal government that will help inform solutions to further preserve and enhance habitat for caribou and other species that inhabit Canada’s forests.
Aug. 29, 2018 - An inaugural report by personal finance comparison website Finder Canada, has ranked 18 industries in terms of their risk and reward, to find the most dangerous jobs, and whether or not their salaries are worth the risk.
Aug. 28, 2018 - On 23 Aug., Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland signed a collaboration agreement on the CERES flagship programme and took a concrete step towards a joint innovation ecosystem in the field of bioeconomy. The aim is to develop materials from renewable resources in order to safeguard a sustainable future. The Academy of Finland has granted a EUR 9.5 million flagship funding for the first four years of the project. An extension funding for the next four-year period will be based on an interim evaluation. The total funding of the project is EUR 24 million.
Oct. 9, 2018 - Biosurfactants Market size is set to surpass USD $2.7 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
Oct. 2, 2018 - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and the Sustainable Processes and Resources for Innovation and National Growth (SPRING) have signed a memorandum of understanding.
Sept. 11, 2018 - The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and bio-based materials development company Origin Materials to accelerate the development of innovative packaging solutions made with 100 per cent sustainable and renewable resources. Yesterday it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.
Aug. 30, 2018 - Haliburton Forest Biochar is one step closer to startup with the recent environmental compliance approval from the Ontario environment ministry.
Aug. 27, 2018 - Markham, Ont.-based Pond Technologies has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Regenurex Health Corporation, a B.C.-based owner and operator of an algae production facility, engaged in the cultivation and extraction of astaxanthin.
Aug. 20, 2018 - Airex Energy, a world leader in large-scale biomass torrefaction, is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the sale and use of its BiocharFX product in Canada.
Oct. 16, 2018 - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce the end to a restriction on the sale of high-ethanol blended gasoline in the summer.
Oct. 12, 2018 – BP p.l.c. and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. recently announced an agreement which will secure an increased supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) for Clean Energy through Clean Energy’s extensive fueling infrastructure as more fleets are requesting the clean fuel.
Oct. 11, 2018 - Neste, the world’s leading renewable products producer, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have entered into an agreement to explore opportunities to increase the supply and availability of sustainable aviation fuel for airline customers.
Oct. 10, 2018 - Aries Clean Energy's Lebanon, Tenn., waste-to-energy gasification plant reached a milestone last week as the plant maintained a 94 per cent uptime rate over the last 100 consecutive days.
Oct. 5, 2018 — Carbon-rich pollution converted to a jet fuel powered a commercial flight for the first time on Oct. 2, 2018. The Virgin Atlantic Airlines' flight from Orlando to London using a Boeing 747 ushered in a new era for low-carbon aviation that has been years in the making. Through a combination of chemistry, biotechnology, engineering and catalysis, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its industrial partner LanzaTech have shown the world that carbon can be recycled and used for commercial flight.
Sept. 25, 2018 - NewEnergyBlue is about six months away from breaking ground on a ground-breaking renewable fuel refinery. New Energy Spirit Biomass Refinery is forecast to turn 280,000 tons of North Dakota wheat straw into 16-million gallons a year of some of the lowest carbon auto fuel selling in California, the world’s fifth largest market.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Industry professionals from around the world gathered in Newton, N.H., on the week of Oct. 1 for the 2018 CBI and Ecotec Factory Forum. CBI’s expanded on-site demo arena included live demos of twelve machines from the CBI and Ecotec product lines, including the all-new 6800CT Horizontal Grinder and Phoenix 1600 Trommel Screen.
Oct. 9, 2018 - Is it time to look at upgrading your grinder? WSM can help you determine the best solution to optimize your operation. WSM offers the most rugged and reliable horizontal and vertical grinders/hogs available.
Oct. 1, 2018 - Canadian Biomass puts the spotlight on latest advancements in grinders and chippers chewing up wood on job sites across the country.
Sept. 27, 2018 - Vermeer now offers its popular BC1500 brush chipper with a gas engine. The new model is equipped with a powerful 165 hp (123 kW) PSI gas engine and delivers comparable chipping productivity as its diesel counterpart. Using a precision-balanced drum with two A8 double-sided knives, the new Vermeer BC1500 gas brush chipper is capable of chipping logs up to 15 inches (38.1 cm) in diameter.
Sept. 26, 2018 - More than 350 dealers, customers and special guests descended on Bandit Industries’ world headquarters in Mid-Michigan on Sept. 12 to celebrate 35 years of continued success, and to check out what’s in store for the coming years.
Aug. 29, 2018 - Caterpillar, Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Weiler, Inc. to sell the Cat purpose-built forestry business. The sale is subject to negotiation of a final agreement, the closing of which is expected by early 2019.
Oct. 2, 2018 - Gianni Kovacevic will be the keynote speaker for the third annual Biomass North Forum. Kovacevic is an internationally known investor and strategist who specializes in decoding complicated current events. He is a published author who draws from over 20,000 hours of research, and is a sought-after commentator related to wide ranging themes – from the divestment pivot in modern energy, to the rise of a new spending class in emerging markets.
Sept. 14, 2018 - The inaugural Canadian BioDesign Conference held in Sarnia, Ont., this week brought together around 180 people to discuss the development of bio-based materials in Canada.
Sept. 7, 2018 - Get a seat at the table to discuss how to grow Canada’s pellet market at this year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference taking place in Vancouver Sept. 19–20.
Aug. 16, 2018 - Scaling Up Bio, Ottawa’s annual conference on strategies to scale up the industrial bioeconomy in Canada, is returning to the capital Nov. 5-7 with a new format that allows more time for Q&A and discussion.
Aug. 7, 2018 - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada and Lambton College are on a mission to support highly-innovative Canadian firms, developing new biomass-to-bioproducts technologies, as they seek to commercialise new bio-based products.
July 26, 2018 - The third annual Biomass North Forum is once again taking place on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Oct. 16-18.
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REMBE Explosion Safety Days 2018
October 23-24, 2018
International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference (IBBC)
October 28-31, 2018
Scaling Up 2018
November 5-7, 2018
November 7-8, 2018
European Biomass to Power Conference
November 7-8, 2018