Sept. 21, 2018 - A fire broke out at a wood pellet plant in Corinth, Maine on Wednesday evening.
Sept. 20, 2018 - It’s been a year filled with development and market growth, as speakers emphasized at the 2018 Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) conference, but Canada has only scratched the surface of reaching Asian markets with Canadian wood pellets.
Sept. 20, 2018 - Beginning Monday and continuing for the next four months social media ads carrying messages extolling the benefits of using wood pellets for residential heat will be delivered to consumers in eight markets across the United States. The initiative has been launched by the Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI) as part of a broader effort to increase consumer awareness and interest in the use of wood pellets for residential heat.
Sept. 6, 2018 - B.C.-based pellet producer Pinnacle Renewable Holdings is heading to the southern U.S. with the announced acquisition of an Alabama industrial wood pellet plant.
Sept. 4, 2018 - FutureMetrics has updated one of its most popular free dashboards so that you can find the answers to the following questions:
Aug. 28, 2018 - Have you registered yet? Make sure you get a seat at the table to discuss powering Asia with Canadian wood pellets at this year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference taking place in Vancouver Sept. 18-19.
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.
Aug. 24, 2018 - As the Canadian wood recycling industry expands, one industry sector for which members are providing exceptional new closed-loop diversionary wood and solid waste material recycling services, is the Canadian logging industry — log sort yard sector.
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.
Aug. 15, 2018 - Natural Products Canada has invested in Chinova Bioworks, a Canadian company whose innovative mushroom-based natural preservative has captured the interest of major food industry partners such as DSM Ventures, Rhapsody and AgFunder.
Aug. 14, 2018 - Metsä Group’s next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland reached its nominal capacity in August 2018, according to plan. This makes Metsä Group the world’s largest producer of softwood market pulp, the company states. The bioproduct mill produced its millionth tonne of pulp on Aug. 8.
Sept. 14, 2018 - Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., a Canadian agri-tech company that sells Carinata seeds used to produce aviation bio-jet fuel, will partner with United Airlines and World Energy on Agrisoma's second international commercial flight powered by bio-jet fuel made from Carinata seed oil. The nonstop San Francisco-to-Zurich flight on a Boeing 787 departs on Sept. 14 at 2:10 p.m. from San Francisco International Airport and arrives Sept. 15 at 10:10 a.m. at Zurich Airport (aka Kloten Airport).
Sept. 13, 2018 - As part of Alaska Airlines’ ongoing efforts to fly greener and expand the use of sustainable aviation fuels, Neste and Alaska Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). In addition to Alaska’s efforts to increase fuel-efficiency and adopt innovative flight technology, the agreement will allow Neste and Alaska to more closely work together to design, create and implement solutions that lay the groundwork for the wider adoption of renewable fuels within the airline industry.
Sept. 12, 2018 - Enerkem has successfully produced a clean, renewable bio-dimethyl ether (Bio-DME), a by-product of biomethanol, that could help address global climate change efficiently by replacing the use of diesel fuel in the transportation sector.
Sept. 7, 2018 - Government initiatives and widespread enactment of stringent environmental laws to subdue the greenhouse gas emissions will drive the Europe biogas market, according to a report from Global Market Insights. Adoption of these systems has significantly escalated across the region owing to the rapid integration of renewable sources as a substitute for fossil fuels. The EU 2020 strategy aims at 20 per cent increase in energy efficiency and renewable adoption, with simultaneous decrease in emissions when compared to 1990 levels.
Aug. 31, 2018 - RNG Energy Solutions and Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining and Marketing LLC have completed and executed several contracts including a long-term renewable natural gas sales agreement and site lease agreement to build a state-of-the-art anaerobic digester facility. The facility will be named Point Breeze Renewable Energy and located at the PES Refining Complex in Philadelphia.
Aug. 28, 2018 - Researchers have found that seawater can replace freshwater to produce the sustainable fuel bioethanol, reducing the need to drain precious resources.
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.
Aug. 23, 2018 - Rotochopper’s Demo Day 2018 is just around the corner. This year Demo Day will feature the latest innovations that Rotochopper has to offer, including the recently launched, B-66 L Series, and Demo Day is your chance to see it in action.
Aug. 20, 2018 - Pro-Métal Plus and Säätötuli Canada will be co-developing of a range of biomass boilers for the North-American market. The two companies will pool their know-hows to create hot water biomass boilers adapted for the Säätötuli multi-fuel biomass burner technology. This Finnish technology has been successfully used and proven for more than 30 years in rigorous polar winter conditions of Northern Europe. Future boilers will be manufactured by Pro-Métal Plus at their Deschambault, Que., factory in the region of Portneuf.
Aug. 8, 2018 - A new biomass power plant to be built for ENCE Energía & Celulosa in Huelva, Spain by Spanish general contractor, SENER, will have two Samson Material Feeders which have been ordered from AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH. The new power plant will use many different alternative fuels.
Aug. 7, 2018 - Process high volumes of material into high quality feedstock for compost, conversion systems, soil amendments, biogas, or biofuels with WSM’s cost effective, stationary Organics Processing Systems that are sized to process 50-500 cubic yards per hour.
July 18, 2018 - Sennebogen has introduced the new 855 E model to its line-up of material handlers to complete the largest product line of purpose-built material handlers worldwide.
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.
July 5, 2018 - Join peers from worldwide to find out the latest on sustainable fibre sourcing at this year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference being held in Vancouver Sept. 17–19.
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National Forest Week
September 23-29, 2018
National Tree Day
September 26, 2018
Biofuels International Conference and Expo
October 10-11, 2018
International Biogas Congress & Expo
October 10-11, 2018
Biomass North Forum
October 16-18, 2018
REMBE Explosion Safety Days 2018
October 23-24, 2018