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ABFC report shows increasing use of biofuel use in Canada

Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) has released the most comprehensive study to date of biofuel use in Canada.

South Korea and Japan pellet imports at record high

Wood pellet imports to Asia reached an all-time-high in the 4Q/16 when Japan and South Korea together imported 630,000 tons of pellets.

BIC invests in bio-based feedstock company Origin Materials

Origin Materials will construct its first commercial scale demonstration facility in Sarnia by late 2018.

Pellet plant safety takes centre stage in Prince George

Current wood pellet industry safety performance and priorities were discussed at length at the annual Wood Pellet Association of Canada's safety conference.

FutureMetrics updates pellet substitution cost dashboard

FutureMetrics has made significant updates to one of its most popular dashboards: Wood Pellets in Coal Power Plants.
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Dust mitigation improves with new wood fibre storage initiative

Following the two mill explosions in 2012, the B.C. forestry manufacturing industry made significant investments in new technology, processes and training to better manage combustible dust and have focused on continuous improvement measures over the past several years, writes Rob Moonen, CEO of BC Forest Safety Council. » Read more...
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Dust collection in the wood products industry

Airex Industries provides a list of shortcomings commonly found with dust collection in the wood products industry. » Read more...

Elmia Wood shows off best of international forestry gear

A seven-kilometre stretch of forest in Sweden welcomed almost 42,000 visitors from around the world in early June to view the newest advancements forestry manufacturers have to offer. » Read more...

WorkSafeBC shares numbers on combustible dust initiative

In 2016, WorkSafeBC continued its focus on combustible dust and undertook formal inspection initiatives to verify compliance with combustible dust requirements. » Read more...

2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference

July 23-25, 2017
Location: Stowe, Vermont
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