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CHAR acquires Altech Group, plans to produce biocoal

Mississauga, Ont.-based CHAR Technologies has closed on its acquisition of Toronto's Altech Group and has announced plans to manufacture and sell a biocoal product.

Enviva partners to acquire new facilities in US

The partnership with John Hancock Life Insurance Company will lead to new wood pellet production plants and deep-water marine terminals in the Southeastern U.S.

Europe takes steps in favour of biomass energy

Two important developments took place in Europe last week in the U.K. and at the European Parliament. Gordon Murray, WPAC executive director, explains why both steps are good news for Canadian pellet producers.

RWE calls for switch to biomass at NL coal plants

German utility RWE is asking the Dutch government to consider converting the country's five last coal power plants to biomass instead of closing the doors.

Could Site C lead BC Hydro away from bioenergy?

Quesnel, B.C. Mayor Bob Simpson is concerned the Site C megadam will mean BC Hydro won't require biomass fuel from the lumber industry.
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    A growing opportunity for the bio-products sector

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    Lignofuels 2018 – Advanced Biofuels & Materials

    February 7-8, 2018
    Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    The European Biopolymer Summit

    February 14-15, 2018
    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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