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August 12, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Webinar: Improving pellet plant operation efficiencies
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BioAmber opens world's largest succinic acid plant

BioAmber announced the opening of its US$141.5 million Sarnia, Ont. plant. The facility has the capacity to produce 30,000 tons of succinic acid annually… >> Read full article

Employers positive on hiring plans

Many Canadian employers and job seekers are feeling positive about their prospects. According to CareerBuilder’s mid-year job forecast, 40 per cent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent staff over the next six months and another 37 per cent plan to hire temporary or contract workers. >> Read full article

Groupe Savoie doubles domestic pellet production

In an effort to avoid pellet shortages close to home, Groupe Savoie decided to dedicate a percentage of its industrial production to producing more residential grade pellets… >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Feature News

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…


New program aims to predict forest fires

Natural Resources Canada has been working since June on a new program to predict two weeks in advance how many large fires will break out in different fire centres around Canada… >> Read full article

More than 300 attend Advanced Biofuels Symposium

The Advanced Biofuels Symposium held in Montreal attracted more than 300 attendees, including over 100 speakers, 40 industry participants and over 25 government representatives… >> 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