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Oct. 20, 2017 - Technoparc Montréal and FPInnovations today concluded the purchase of lands by FPInnovations for its establishment at the Technoparc de Montréal. The lands, totaling more than 360,000 square feet (33,400 square meters), are in the southern part of the Technoparc de Montréal, the Eco-campus Hubert Reeves section.
Oct. 19, 2017 - Do you have ideas the bioeconomy world needs to hear? Do have what it takes to communicate those ideas to senior executives, elected officials, academics and other industry leaders? Can you captivate an audience? If so, then we want to hear from you. The Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition is looking for speakers who can bring ideas to life.
Oct. 19, 2017 - The University of Arizona has received a five-year grant of up to $15 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to lead a new centre focusing on the mass production of biofuels and bioproducts in the Southwestern U.S.
Oct. 19, 2017 - A community in B.C. is encountering problems with a biomass boiler that was installed in 2013, causing some to question the value of the project.
Oct. 18, 2017 - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC), in partnership with Canadian Biomass magazine, has launched a new website dedicated to... wood pellet heat!
Oct. 17, 2017 - The wife and husband team behind Stored Solar LLC, a company that bought wood-fired power plants in West Enfield and Jonesboro, Maine, last year, say they are committed to competing the projects.
Oct. 12, 2017 - Canada is partnering with the United Kingdom in an effort to reduce global consumption of coal.
Oct. 12, 2017 - While technology for carbon capturing has advanced significantly to trap up to 90 per cent of carbon emissions from smokestacks, energy experts say cost remains a significant barrier to widespread implementation.
Oct. 12, 2017 - CO2 Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that Hago Energetics Inc. and Breathe Applied Sciences Private Limited will separately partner with CO2 Solutions in the Carbon XPRIZE. These two new partnerships bring the total number of entries to six for CO2 Solutions in this competition, including the corporation's two own entries converting CO2 into biofuels from respectively coal and natural gas flue gas streams.
Oct. 11, 2017 - Simon Fraser University (SFU) and SFU Community Trust are collaborating with Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc., on a $33-million community-based biomass project called the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility (BMDEU).
Oct. 5, 2017 - Cardinal Equipment of Angliers, Que., announced on Wednesday its acquisition of Lanoraie, Quebec-based Sawquip International.
Oct. 3, 2017 - Rob McCurdy, chief executive officer of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., the longest-established wood pellet producer in Western Canada, is this year's EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Pacific winner.
Sept. 29, 2017 - Two New Brunswick high schools are receiving an education in biomass boiler heating systems thanks to an initiative by the province to reduce its carbon footprint and promote the use of locally sourced wood.
Sept. 27, 2017 - Japanese investors have set their sights on biomass energy to take advantage of government subsidies, raising questions about how the projects will find sufficient wood fuel.
Sept. 28, 2017 - We know the majority of Canadians live within 160 kilometres of the U.S. border. I’ve read various stats, most of which peg the number between 70 and 90 per cent. And less than one per cent of the population lives in Canada’s northern territories, which represent about 40 per cent of the country’s land mass.
Sept. 26, 2017 - BioNB, New Brunswick’s bioscience agency, awarded ADI Systems the New Brunswick Bioscience Achievement Award on Thursday September 21 at the annual industry event, Innovation at the Market. Over 150 members of the business and research community gathered for the presentation of the award and the celebration of the substantial growth experienced by the province’s bioscience sector in recent years.
Sept. 22, 2017 - British power producer Drax said chief executive Dorothy Thompson will step down after 12 years in the role, Reuters reports. | READ MORE
Sept. 22, 2017 – The release of the 2018 “Canada’s Clean50” list celebrates the accomplishments of 50 sustainability leaders in 16 widely different categories. The Lifetime Achievement honouree list is led by a posthumous award for Sharkwater film maker Rob Stewart. Others include, Federal Environment & Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox and Vancouver MP Joyce Murray. Many of 2018 Clean50 champions have achieved measurable success in fighting climate change while helping Canada shift towards a low carbon economy and building a more prosperous future. 
Sept. 18, 2017 - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) fully supports the Forest Bioeconomy Framework launched Friday by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM).
Sept. 14, 2017 - Researchers in the Energy Bioengineering Group at the University of Calgary are bringing bioreactors into Grade 5 classrooms with a new program aimed at getting students interested in science and clean energy.
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