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.
Published in Harvesting
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.
Published in News
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.
Published in Biodiesel
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.).
Feb. 18, 2015 - Canadian Biomass took a trip to Vancouver Island to see how one of the largest Canadian log exporters is handling the export restrictions. Island Timberlands exports its logs with the majority going to Asia. The author was curious to see how the company is able to reconcile costs if the export rules are written to restrict logs from leaving Canada.
Published in Regulations
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