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August 5, 2015
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Canadian government enters war of words with Greenpeace

The federal government is picking sides, supporting Canada’s forest industry in the face of a campaign by Greenpeace to discredit certain companies and practices…. >> Read full article

BTEC to create first thermal efficiency test method for commercial-sized biomass-fired boilers

The Biomass Thermal Energy Council has announced plans to release a draft of the first thermal efficiency test method designed for commercial-sized boilers that utilize solid biomass as a fuel stock… >> Read full article

Converde Energy adds biomass grinding

Converde Energy USA Inc. reported that it will build and commission a biomass grinding line complete with sizing sieves and testing equipment at its Cambridge, Ont. facility… >> Read full article

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Webinar: Improving pellet plant operation efficiencies

Canadian Biomass has teamed with FutureMetrics president William Strauss and world leading expert in pellet plant operations John Swaan to bring you a webinar focused on optimizing production at pellet plants through the use of audits… >> Learn More…


PFI implements updates to standards program

At the final meeting of the 2014-2015 PFI Board of Directors, the U.S.-based PFI Board approved a series of changes to the PFI Standards Program… >> Read full article

Feds invest in Asia-Pacific Gateway

The federal government recently announced that it would invest approximately $16.5 million across nine Asia-Pacific Gateway transportation infrastructure projects in British Columbia… >> Read full article

Biomass Engineering & Equipment grows engineering department

Biomass Engineering & Equipment has promoted Tony Nguyen to director of engineering. Alan Koers has joined the engineering team to fill the position of controls and robotics engineer… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

WEBINAR: Improving efficiencies at pellet plant operations

September 16, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. EST >> More Info

International Advanced Biofuels Conference

September 16-17, 2015
Location: Stockholm, Sweden >> More Info

Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo

September 18-19, 2015
Location: Selma-Smithfield, N.C >> More Info

WPAC AGM 2015: Fuelling the future

November 3-5, 2015
Location: Halifax, N.S. >> More Info