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October 14, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Fuel your future at WPAC 2015!
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Biochemical benchmark

BioAmber helps biorefining industry take a big step forward… >> Read full article

PFI makes changes to its standards program

The PFI Board of Directors approved modifications to the PFI Standards Program, a third party accredited program that enables consumers to easily identify PFI Graded Fuel… >> Read full article

Research points to bright future for biomass

A potential revolution is unfolding on out-of-the-way logging roads. Foresters and researchers are innovating unique ways to make use of forest residues… >> Read full article

 Sponsor’s Message 

Ensure your pellet operation is safe and secure at WPAC 2015!

Is your wood pellet operation as safe and secure as it could be? Help ensure everyone goes home safe at the end of the day by checking out the following presentations at WPAC 2015:

  • Scott Bax, Pinnacle Renewable Energy, Creating a Safer Pellet Sector;
  • Rob Moonen, BC Forest Safety Council, Lakeland Inquest: Coroner's Verdicts and Implications for the Pellet Sector;
  • John Bachynski/Diane Cave, EPM, Managing Combustible Dust; and
  • A panel discussion.
So if safety is a major concern for your operation, then join us at the Cunard Centre in Halifax from November 3 to 5 and learn the latest in dust safety and risk management! >>Register Today

 Featured News 
Feature News

Fuel your future at WPAC 2015!

There’s still time to register for the WPAC 2015 annual conference taking place from November 3 to 5 in Halifax!

Learn about the potential for a domestic industrial pellet market; the latest in managing combustible dust; global and European pellet market updates; fibre procurement and supply challenges; and what’s new in competition and innovation. The conference will also feature a pellet producer and utility panel; a transportation and logistics panel; the opportunity to tour the Port of Halifax, Shaw Resources pellet plant and Scotia Atlantic Biomass pellet plant, and a Wood Pellet Quality Certification Workshop!

So don’t miss out and register now for WPAC 2015! >> Learn More…

 Sponsor’s Message 

PDI Innovative Energy System

  • Burn chips, bark and other green fuel
  • Economical - significantly lower capital than other bark systems
  • Tested - several installations in pellet mills around North America
  • Range in size from 1-60MM BTU/hr
  • Payback is typically 10-12 months
  • Very easy conversion from dry fuel burners
>> Learn More


Feeding the grid

Laforge uses organic waste to fuel New Brunswick… >> Read full article

Healing while harvesting

Mathieu LeBlanc is so passionate about restoring the Acadian forests that he quit his job at a forestry consulting firm in Western Quebec, sold his home, and moved to the Moncton area… >> Read full article

True North bioproducts

There are many first-of-their-kind technologies being implemented by the Canadian forest products industry on its journey to transformation… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

WPAC AGM 2015: Fuelling the future

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

2015 BCN – Al Bio Conference

November 22-25, 2015
Location: Edmonton, Alta. >> More Info

CRFA Canadian Bioeconomy Conference

November 30 to December 2, 2015
Location: Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

Biomaterials in the P&P Sector

December 16, 2015
Location: Webinar >> More Info