July 28, 2017 - Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) is hosting its 2017 Factory Forum in New Hampshire at the CBI factory for three days in early October. The dealer and customer event begins on the evening of October 3 and runs through October 5 at various locations throughout New Hampshire, including a night out in Portsmouth and a foliage tour through the White Mountains to see the first ever CBI in operation 29 years after it was built.
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July 5, 2017 - Local and state officials joined Georgia-Pacific Brewton mill employees and their families to celebrate the completion of a $388-million energy improvement project after two years of construction.
June 19, 2017 - A seven-kilometre stretch of forest in Sweden welcomed almost 42,000 visitors from around the world last week to view the newest advancements forestry manufacturers have to offer.
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May 23, 2017 - Plant biologists and biochemists from UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco have produced a gold mine of data by sequencing the genome of a green alga called Chromochloris zofingiensis.
April 20, 2017 - Maine Woods Pellet Co. based in Athens, Maine, is producing 9 MW of power thanks to an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) unit that was installed last October.
March 16, 2017 - Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 per cent, according to a study led by NASA.
Dec. 15, 2016 - CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada, Derek Nighbor, says Canada’s forest industry is contributing to clean technology advances on a global scale, and that biomass is part of that picture.
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Nov. 9, 2016 - Metro Vancouver is looking to be the first wastewater treatment utility in North America that creates biofuel from sewage at its treatment plants.
Sept. 14, 2016 - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced yesterday that the company sold more than 50 million gallons of biomass-based diesel during the month of August 2016. The sales volume created a new milestone for REG and was a first in the company’s history.
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Aug. 10, 2016 – A U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities' website has been revitalized to provide an interactive database of wood bioenergy facilities throughout North America.
Aug. 3, 2016 - BRUKS, the system supplier of the complete woodyard materials handling and processing system for the Colombo Energy pellet plant in Greenwood, S.C., has posted a video that highlights its drum chipper, back-on truck dumper, circular blending bed stacker reclaimer and green grind hammer mills.
Aug. 3, 2016 - The wood pellet industry will continue to see lower demand as the price of alternative fuels such as heating oil dips below the price of pellets, one expert predicts.
February 23, 2015 - Ledcor have posted a video showing how it works with local logging contractors to arrange roadside grinding of residuals (broken stems, waste branches, etc.).
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Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo
September 15-16, 2017
Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM
September 18-20, 2017
September 19-21, 2017
Global Biotech Week
September 20-27, 2017
Biofuels Financial Conference
September 27-28, 2017
CBI Factory Forum
October 3-5, 2017