Nov. 20, 2017 - So you want to heat with pellets, but you don’t yet have answers to your burning questions.
Nov. 17, 2017 - The wood pellet industry already employs thousands across Canada in manufacturing, harvesting and transportation.
Nov. 16, 2017 - California-based Rentech has put its pellet plant in Atikokan, Ont., up for sale, according to Tbnewswatch.com. The plant is currently supplying pellets to Ontario Power Generation's station near Atikokan.
Nov. 16, 2017 - The vast majority of Canadian wood pellets are made from sawmill residuals – sawdust.
Nov. 15, 2017 - The export of Canadian wood pellets nearly doubled between 2015 and 2016 according to the National Energy Board.
Nov. 15, 2017 - Wood pellets have a carbon footprint much lower than most alternatives, and no discussion about pellet heating is complete without talking relative carbon footprints.
Oct. 31, 2017 - Enviva, the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, released its latest Track & Trace sourcing data, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to a sustainable and transparent supply chain. These data are a key tool used to measure, maintain and validate the company’s sustainability practices throughout the Southeastern United States.
Oct. 24, 2017 - Natural Resources Canada annual State of Canada’s Forests Report for 2017 includes a focus on the country's growing bioeconomy.
Oct. 19, 2017 - The Cellulosic Sugar Producers Co-operative is calling on corn stover producers to attend ‘Field Demo Days’ taking place in three communities across Ontario in November.
Oct. 17, 2017 - First Nations and small municipalities are spearheading the development of the bioeconomy in northern Ontario, according to Dawn Lambe, executive director of Biomass North Development.
Sept. 19, 2017 - With over 12 years of trials, research, and successful results, Lignition Corporation technology and agricultural products prove to be part of the solution to the world's looming carbon dioxide over abundance challenge.
Sept. 18, 2017 - Canada's forests hold the world's largest biomass reserves – the basis for making renewable bioenergy, biomaterials and other bioproducts. Leveraging this renewable resource will help spur innovation, investment, research and partnerships.
Nov. 14, 2017 - Noblegen Inc. announces the appointment of distinguished industry veteran, Jim Kirkwood, as an official advisor to the corporation.
Nov. 10, 2017 - Titan Hemp has formed a joint venture with Green Growers Technology Alliance (GGTA) to create a new company, Titan BioPlastics – a manufacturing and development entity focused on creating plant-based composites and products for a wide variety of manufacturing applications, including packaging, nanotechnology, bio-polymers, construction, and bioplastics.
Nov. 2, 2017 - For more than 100 years, biochar, a carbon-rich, charcoal-like substance made from oxygen-deprived plant or other organic matter, has both delighted and puzzled scientists. As a soil additive, biochar can store carbon and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and it can slow-release nutrients to act as a non-toxic fertilizer.
Oct. 31, 2017 - Montreal-based BioAmber has announced president and chief operating officer Fabrice Orecchioni has resigned.
Oct. 26, 2017 - The project Flagship Biorefinery has been carried out in order to investigate the prerequisites to realize a new, full scale biorefinery based on sustainable wood raw material from Swedish forests.
Oct. 17, 2017 - It’s something we’ve heard many times before — the global pulp and paper industry is amid great change. In this time of transformation, one way mills can stay innovative is by identifying new markets and product areas to specialize in. Kruger Inc.’s recent announcement of its diversification strategy is an example of how the company plans to adapt to market and customer demands.
Nov. 20, 2017 - Farmers in Australia will soon be growing a Canadian oilseed used to make bio jet fuel thanks to a new “farm to flight” deal between Quebec-based Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., and Qantas Airlines.
Nov. 16, 2017 - After 10 years of research, U.S.-based Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) delivered solid results this fall. As in solid biofuels. By the ton.
Nov. 13, 2017 - The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is partnering with industry to develop a new technology that will enable long-haul trucks to use low-carbon fuel.
Nov. 10, 2017 - Ohio engineered fuel and waste-to-energy company Vexor Technology announced today its board of directors has appointed Mario Romero as Chief Executive Officer. Steve Berry will continue with Vexor as a board member, shareholder and in a senior leadership role focusing his efforts on business development and achieving our strategic mission of growth through additional Vexor Engineered Fuel facilities, as well as, developing additional outlets for the engineered fuel produced from our existing facilities.
Nov. 9, 2017 - Darling Ingredients Inc. and Valero Energy Corporation announced today that in anticipation of growing demand for renewable diesel due to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and global low carbon markets, they will initiate an engineering and construction cost review to analyze an additional project growing annual production capacity to 550 million gallons at the Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) facility in Norco, LA.
Nov. 7, 2017 - Enerkem Inc. has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sell cellulosic ethanol produced at its Edmonton facility under the U.S. Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
Aug. 15, 2017 - Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all their space heating from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating.
Nov. 9, 2017 - On Friday, Oct. 20, PrimeTech Shredding Equipment, the Canadian distribution and support centre of FAE Group, hosted an open house at its headquarters in Spruce Grove, Alta., near Edmonton.
Nov. 2, 2017 - Morbark, LLC announced today it had completed the acquisition of Rayco Manufacturing, Inc. This transaction represents the first addition since affiliates of the private equity firm Stellex Capital Management LP acquired Morbark in 2016. The purchase of Rayco represents a significant move towards the Company’s strategic focus on broadening the range of tree care and industrial equipment, aftermarket parts, and service offered to their customers.
Nov. 1, 2017 - Bioenergy is a domestic energy source responsible for sustaining tens of thousands of jobs, many of them in rural communities where they are most needed. One of those rural communities is Enderby, B.C., home to Canada’s leading supplier of biomass boilers Fink Machine.
Oct. 25, 2017 - If you’re looking for a better way to process high volumes of organics (food waste, green waste, mixed waste with organics) and eliminate costly, maintenance prone portable machines, check out WSM’s stationary Organics Processing Systems. A complete high capacity system to process organics for conversion into compost, soil amendments, biogas, or biofuels.
Oct. 25, 2017 - With the launch of its new tire look-up mobile app, the Alliance Tire Group (ATG) reaffirmed its commitment to make doing business with the swiftly-growing global manufacturer easier than ever, said Barry Clifford, manager of marketing communication at Alliance Tire Americas, Inc.
Nov. 15, 2017 - Achieving a low carbon future will be challenging and will require a comprehensive portfolio of technologies and policy measures. Sustainable biomass can play an important role in such low carbon scenarios but enhanced efforts are critical to accelerate its deployment.
Nov. 8, 2017 - The British Columbian Government’s Renewable Portfolio Allowance indicates a strong preference for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) in British Columbia, with gas utilities able to pay up to $30/GJ for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG). At this price British Columbia’s RNG market is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years, creating exciting opportunities to turn manure, food waste, yard waste, biosolids, and other biomass into renewable energy.
Oct. 30, 2017 -The Wood Pellet Association of Canada, together with media partner, Canadian Biomass magazine, is hosting the NB Wood Pellet Forum at the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in Fredericton New Brunswick on Dec. 12 from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 27, 2017 - Alberta Innovates and Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) are pleased to announce that Premier Rachel Notley is scheduled to speak at SPARK 2017, the clean technology conference being co-hosted by the two provincial organizations next month.
Oct. 13, 2017 - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada's Safety Committee in co-operation with WorkSafeBC and BC Forest Safety Council are hosting a workshop on process hazard analysis.
Sept. 26, 2017 - The Canadian conference dedicated to advancing bio-based projects beyond pilot and demonstration plants is once again taking place in Ottawa this November.
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