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November 18, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Nominations open for 2016 Founders’ Award in Bioenergy Excellence
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Nevada gumweed could be used as jet fuel

Glenn Miller, a professor in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, is leading a project at the University of Nevada, Reno to convert roadside gumweed into biofuel, which could help contribute to fuel supplies for the military… >> Read full article

Modest salary increases in 2016

In a slow-growth Canadian economy, organizations are planning for moderate base salary increases in 2016. The Conference Board of Canada projects average increases for non-unionized employees to be 2.6 per cent, with the lowest increases going to workers in British Columbia and Alberta… >> Read full article

VIDEO: How pellets are made

A clever video from Pinnacle Renewable Energy takes the public on a step-by-step journey of how wood pellets are made in a modern facility… >> Read full article

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Nominations open for 2016 Founders’ Award in Bioenergy Excellence

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the bioenergy industry and deserves to be recognized as such? The Founders’ Award in Bioenergy Excellence will be presented at the 7th International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition to acknowledge and celebrate achievement as a champion of the bioenergy sector.

Nominees will exemplify vision, innovation and leadership in advancing the industry in tangible ways… >> Learn More…


BioAmber hires CFO

BioAmber Inc. has recruited Mario Saucier to serve as its chief financial officer, effective January 4, 2016… >> Read full article

Green Plains completes Texas ethanol facility acquisition

Green Plains Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of an ethanol facility located in Hereford, Texas; bringing Green Plains' total production capacity to more than 1.2 billion gallons per year… >> Read full article

Drax to speak at Argus Biomass 2016

Leading companies including Drax, RWE Supply and Trading, Wood Pellet Services, Pinnacle Renewable Energy, Fram Renewable Fuels and FutureMetrics will be at Argus Biomass 2016 to share their views on industry issues and other market developments… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

13th International Conference on Biofuels

January 18-19, 2016
Location: Berlin, Germany >> More Info