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October 21, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Last chance to register for WPAC 2015!
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Korea coming back?

Working to re-establish the South Korea pellet market… >> Read full article

Employers confirm skills shortage

Many employers, struggling to fill in-demand positions and unable to find candidates with the skills they need, are taking matters into their own hands and training workers on the job. >> Read full article

Integrated production

When the Ontario government announced that the use of coal would be phased out of its energy portfolio in the province, it opened a window of opportunity for the biomass industry… >> 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 
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Last chance to register for WPAC 2015!

WPAC 2015 is only two weeks away, so register now before you miss your chance to fuel your future!

Registration for the conference includes two networking receptions, including an east coast kitchen party, and full access to the conference sessions and exhibit floor.

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; what’s new in competition and innovation, and much more.

There are also a few spots still available for the Wood Pellet Quality Certification Workshop, so take advantage now and register now for WPAC 2015!

WPAC 2015 takes place from November 3 to 5 at the Cunard Centre in Halifax. >> 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
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BioAmber announces webcast of Q3 2015 financial results

BioAmber Inc. announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter 2015 on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 after the close of the market… >> Read full article

Dutch increase 2016 renewables budget

The Dutch government has massively increased the budget for next year's SDE+ subsidy scheme to support renewable energy in the country… >> Read full article

FSC aims to streamline standards framework and boost market presence

With the release of the FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020, the Forest Stewardship Council is declaring an intention to more than double its share of global forest-based trade in the next five years, to 20 per cent… >> 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