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February 29, 2016
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2016 State of the Industry Report

If 2015 showed us anything it was that there is enormous opportunity for the future of the biomass industry in Canada. >> Read full article

Domtar, West Fraser share bioproducts strategies

An executive panel that kicked off PaperWeek Canada 2016 reaffirms that Canadian companies are having success in the bio-economy. Representatives from Domtar, West Fraser, Ensyn and Performance Biofilaments shared their strategies for choosing and implementing innovative technologies. >> Read full article

Building up biodiesel

When the ownership of the $50-million biodiesel plant in Welland, Ont. changed hands in early 2015, the future of the facility was uncertain. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Feature News

German Pellets files for bankruptcy

German Pellets, one of the world’s leaders for the manufacturing of wood pellets for heating applications is planning to file for bankruptcy. The company’s decision to file for bankruptcy stems from taking on too much high-interest debt. >> Learn More…


Celluforce close to market?

Celluforce is a few steps closer to bringing its nanocrystalline cellulose product to market, participants at PaperWeek Canada heard in Montreal. >> Read full article

REG to buy Sanimax biodiesel plant

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced that it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy, LLC to acquire Sanimax’s 20-million gallon nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisc. >> Read full article

Biomass co-firing in Alberta

The Government of Alberta has announced its intention to phase out coal power plants and to offer incentives for wind and solar energy. But what about using biomass? >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Sawmilling and Wood Waste Workshop

February 29, 2016
Location: Red Deer, Alta. >> More Info

Bioheat Community of Practice Workshop

March 8-9, 2016
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont. >> More Info

World Bio Markets 2016

March 14-17, 2016
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands >> More Info