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February 9, 2016 - Mettler Toledo has published a new guide entitled, “Essential Measurement Techniques.” The guide will ensure lab personnel have a basic understanding of the techniques they use so they can more easily spot potential error sources in lab measurement protocols. Enhanced understanding will help them reduce waste and rework to create a leaner overall lab experience.
Decemebr 9, 2015 - Ontario Power Generation has set an example for the global energy market.
November 17, 2015 - Canadian Biomass and Canadian Forest Industries’ recent dust mitigation webinar series is now available for viewing for a limited time!
October 26, 2015 - Want to learn more about the conditions necessary for a successful forest-based biorefinery?Join FPInnovations biorefinery and bioenergy research manager Tom Browne for his presentation, “Technical and economic conditions for success of the forest-based biorefinery,” on December 16 at 2:00 p.m. EST.Presentation description:The petroleum refinery converts a raw material, usually oil or gas, into a wide range of products: fuels, materials and chemicals. The biorefinery aims to do the same, but with a bio-based raw material such as agricultural crops or residues, wood chips or forestry residues, etc. The economics of the biorefinery depend on the price of oil and the biomass, and on the availability of solid transformation pathways.This webinar will provide a technical and economic overview of the conditions for successful implementation of a biorefinery in the NAFTA context, using the wood-based biorefinery as a model.And all of this for only $25!Click here to registerDate: December 16, 2015Time: 2:00 p.m. EST
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 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 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 Biomass101.org, 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.
April 17, 2015 - Get to the heart of this complex matter from your own desk or mill boardroom in these 1-hr webinars. Just register and click on the link at the allotted time, and for the price of a lunch you and your while staff can ensure you and your dust explosion mitigation procedures are up to snuff.
Feb. 18, 2015 - Canada’s green university continues to demonstrate its commitment to bioenergy technology as it has completed the next phase of its expansion project.
Feb. 12, 2015, Washington, D.C. – The eighth annual George Washington Carver Award will recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to building the biobased economy by applying industrial biotechnology to create sustainable and environmentally friendlier products.
Feb. 3, 2015 - To use of waste for energy is a possibility in all countries. This is truly a low-hanging fruit. Instead of taking waste to landfill, it must be recycled and used for energy, to produce heat, electricity, or transport fuels. Modern combustion and cleaning methods guarantee that this can be done without negative effects on the environment.
Jan. 23, 2015 - Aspiring energy sector entrepreneurs and emerging energy tech companies from Canada and the United States will compete for their share of over $90,000 in cash and in-kind prizes Dragon's Den style at the 2015 Energy New Venture Competition.
Jan. 20, 2015 - Edmundston, New Brunswick will host the 2015 Atlantic Biorefinery Conference from May 27 to 29.
Jan. 8, 2015, Toronto - A new report - Better Growth, Better Climate - finds that governments and businesses can improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions at the same time. Rapid technological innovation and new investment in infrastructure make it possible to tackle climate change while improving economic performance.
Dec. 12, 2014 - Progress is being made at WorkSafeBC in the wake of the deadly mill explosions of 2012, according to special advisor Gord Macatee. Jobs Minister Shirley Bond asked Macatee to conduct a review of the organization after the Crown identified problems with WorkSafeBC's investigation into the explosions at the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake and Lakeland Mills in Prince George. 
As the value of raw feedstocks such as sawdust and finished products such as pellets continues to increase, the importance of streamlining biomass processing has never been greater.

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