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Pulling out of Paris: The effect on the U.S. wood pellet industry

Mr. Trump’s decision may have catastrophic consequences for the U.S. industrial wood pellet industry, for European biomass power utilities, and even for the Canadian wood pellet industry.

U.S. company acquires Tembec, promises to grow Canadian operations

A U.S. high purity cellulose company acquiring a Canadian forestry one, while a potentially new Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) looms overhead, has raised a few questions.

Canada's largest ethanol producer changes name, logo

GreenField Specialty Alcohols, Inc., Canada’s largest ethanol producer and a world leader in high-purity specialty alcohols, announced today it has changed its name to Greenfield Global.

Reduce risk with supply chain simulation: white paper

Computer simulation of biomass supply chains can help reduce costs and risks, according to a new white paper from Ecostrat.

Andritz to acquire Paperchine USA

Andritz has signed a contract for the acquisition of Paperchine Inc., owned by AstenJohnson Holdings.
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Scotia Atlantic Biomass

Public Auction: Scotia Atlantic Biomass

Authorized by Grant Thornton Limited – Court Appointed Receiver
Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia, Canada
Auction: Tuesday June 27, 11:00 AM AST
Inspection: Day prior
Featuring: (7) Andritz Sprout & Jeffrey Pellet Mills, Hammermills & Hogs, Spare Die Rolls, (2) Oliver Destoners, MEC Triple Pass Rotary Dryer, GTS 65,000,000 BTU Live Floor Biomass Furnace, Sennebogen Material Handler, CBI Magnum Force Portable Wood Grinder, B.I.D. Canada Hydraulic Extended Arm Truck Dumper, Chip Bins & Storage, Conveyors, Walking Floor Feed Systems, Buildings, Electrical, Support Equipment & Stores
Sale conducted by Infinity Asset Solutions. » Learn more
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Lignetics acquires the Marth Companies

Lignetics, Inc. announced the acquisition of the Marth Companies LLC which includes manufacturing plants in Marathon, Athens, and Peshtigo, Wisc. as well as the Marth Transportation trucking assets. » Read more...
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Wood pellet safety taking centre stage in Prince George

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s safety conference and workshop is happing June 13-14 in Prince George. » Read more...
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PRODESA is an engineering and manufacturing company dedicated to the supply of turnkey pellet plants, ORCs Cogeneration, belt and drum dryers and other wood handling equipment.

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Fecon introduces new excavator rotating tree shear

Fecon introduces the Fecon Rotating Shear, the FRS10. » Read more...

Climate exit deal could hit U.S. pellet exports

President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from the Paris climate accord could have huge consequences for the U.S. wood pellet exporting industry post-2020. » Read more...

Nominate a future leader in forestry

Know someone who works in Canada’s forest and wood products industry that deserves to be recognized as a future leader? Nominations are now open for Canadian Forest Industries' annual Top 10 Under 40 contest! » Read more...

Atlantic Biorefinery Conference

June 7-9, 2017
Location: Fredericton, N.B.
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