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New research explains biochar's 'miraculous' properties

An international team of researchers has demonstrated how composting of biochar creates a very thin organic coating that significantly improves the biochar's fertilizing capabilities.

Wood pellet warehouse burns down in New York

A storage facility containing wood pellets from Curran Renewable Energy is considered a total loss after a fire broke out at the Messena, N.Y., location Friday night.

Forum aims to energize NB wood pellet industry

The NB Wood Pellet Forum will discuss opportunities to simultaneously grow the New Brunswick wood pellet industry, lower the province's energy costs, and help government meet its climate objectives.

EPA approves Enerkem to sell cellulosic ethanol in US

Enerkem's state-of-the-art advanced biofuels facility is the first-ever municipal waste-to-cellulosic ethanol plant to receive approval to sell in the United States.

Morbark expands with acquisition of Rayco Manufacturing

This transaction represents the first addition since affiliates of the private equity firm Stellex Capital Management LP acquired Morbark in 2016.
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Policies will drive Japanese demand for industrial wood pellets

The majority of demand growth for industrial wood pellets after 2019 is expected to come from Japan and South Korea, writes FutureMetrics’ William Strauss. Both the Japanese and S. Korean markets for industrial wood pellets are driven by policies that are quite different. » Read more...
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UBC receives new equipment for wood pellet research

The wood pellet research laboratory at the University of British Columbia is getting a boost of $250,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, part of a larger grant of $1.8 million to a larger group of UBC researchers to further support the development of the UBC’s biorefining research and innovation capacity. » Read more...

IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium

November 16-17, 2017
Location: Vancouver
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European Bioenergy Future

November 21-22, 2017
Location: Brussels
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Scaling Up Bio 2017

November 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa
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NB Wood Pellet Forum

December 12, 2017
Location: Fredericton
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