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March 7, 2018 - If you’re a supplier to the forestry, bioenergy, biofuels or bioproducts sectors, you won’t want to miss the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition taking place on June 6-8 in Prince George, B.C.
March 5, 2018 - Natural wood has been used to build structures for centuries, but it has its limitations. Even after pre-treatment, temperature changes like extreme heat can make wood expand causing it to weaken.
March 2, 2018 - L’Oréal USA has announced plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019 for all 21 of its U.S. manufacturing and distribution facilities with a financially sustainable approach that could potentially serve as a model to support new renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in the future.
March 1, 2018- BioNB has announced the launch of its first Annual Report for your review. This report demonstrates the wonderful growth and development that has been taking place in New Brunswick’s bioscience community over the past year. We believe this growth is demonstrative of the impact of the bioscience sector on the province’s economic success.
Feb. 28, 2018 - The federal budget tabled yesterday by Finance Minister Bill Morneau includes more than $3 billion for environmental initiatives to help address climate change, support conservation and move to a low-carbon economy.
Feb. 16, 2018 - The federal government is looking to fund projects that will reduce reliance on diesel fuel in rural and remote communities, most of which are Indigenous. 
Feb. 14, 2018 - Prodesa, the leading company in designing and building complete pellet production plants, and FutureMetrics, the leading consultancy to the pellet sector, are teaming up under a new partnership agreement. Under the agreement, FutureMetrics operations expert, John Swaan, will lead a team that trains the operators of new Prodesa pellet plants throughout the startup and commissioning phases of the project.
Jan. 5, 2018 - “It’s clear we’re at the threshold of the bio-age.”
Feb. 2, 2018 - Duke Energy has renewed a long-term power purchase agreement with a 50 MW biomass facility in North Carolina, continuing the company's pursuit to diversify its electricity mix with biomass and alternative energy.
Feb. 1, 2018 - Chief Donny Van Somer of the Kwadacha Nation can still vividly recall the moment almost seven years ago when he first began thinking about the possibility of reducing his community’s carbon footprint with renewable energy.
Jan. 30, 2018 - Enerkem has signed an agreement with China's Sinobioway Group worth over $125 million in the form of equity investment in Enerkem Inc., future licenses, equipment manufacturing and sales, as well as for the creation of a major joint venture that will lead the construction of over 100 Enerkem state-of-the-art facilities in China by 2035. The announcement was made in the presence of the Premier of Quebec, Philippe Couillard, during his China trade mission.
Jan. 17, 2018 - Ottawa is funding six forestry and biomass projects in B.C. in an effort to encourage innovation and diversification in forestry and support collaboration with Indigenous communities.
Jan. 16, 2018 - Today, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) announced the 20 semi-finalists for Ontario’s Solutions 2030 Challenge – a global call for innovators to propose solutions to help Ontario industry reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution.
Jan. 16, 2018 - The District of Chester is looking to become the first Nova Scotia municipality to install an anaerobic digester to convert its organic waste into power.
Jan. 12, 2018 - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has named Sarnia, Ont.-based Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) one of Canada's Resource Champions.
Jan. 11, 2018 - On Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, hundreds will gather at the Fontana Primavera Event Centre (77 Woodstream Boulevard, Vaughan, Ont.) to celebrate nominees of the 8th Annual Powering for Prosperity Ontario Sustainable Energy Awards, hosted by award-winning comedian, actress and author Carla Collins.
Jan. 9, 2018 - The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy today confirmed how it intends to implement the phase-out of coal power generation in the U.K.
Jan. 8, 2018 - Sarnia, Ont., often called chemical valley, is successfully turning into biochemical valley thanks to an unprecedented number of bio-industry projects announced last year.
Jan. 5, 2018 - German utility RWE is asking the Dutch government to consider converting the country's five last coal power plant to biomass instead of closing the doors. The government plans to shut down the plants by 2030. 
Jan. 2, 2018 - The B.C. government is providing $160,000 to the District of Clearwater to install a wood-chip fuelled boiler system at a community sports complex.

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