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New 200K-tonne pellet plant to break ground in Quebec

Saint-Michel-des-Saints will soon be home to Quebec's largest pellet mill. La Granaudière will break ground in July with production expected to begin next year.

Yellowknife wins sustainability award for switch to biomass

The city’s biomass district energy system is expected to cut GHG emissions by 829 tonnes a year and save the city between $140,000 and $160,000 annually.

Growing Canada's new field of dreams

Canada has always been an agricultural powerhouse, but these days we’re also building bio-cars from ag-based fibres, composites and foams, writes Robynne Anderson.

Best practices for utilizing forest harvest residue

FPInnovations has released a special guidebook outlining best management practices for integrated harvest operations in British Columbia.

Equipment spotlight: Boiler updates in 2018

Canadian Biomass takes a look at the newest boiler technology for Canadian customers in 2018.
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    Dangers of using CO2 to quench wood pellet silo fires

    On July 5, 2010 a wood pellet silo in Norway exploded when firefighters released inert carbon dioxide into the headspace to lower the oxygen content and suppress a smouldering fire. The lesson from this incident, write Frank Hedlund and Jeffrey Nichols, is that the use of carbon dioxide to suppress silo fires is unsafe. » Read more...
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    Heyman to headline Canada’s largest bioeconomy event

    George Heyman, B.C.’s new Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, will provide a keynote address at the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition, outlining the B.C. NDP government’s climate commitment and the opportunities he sees in the new bioeconomy. » Read more...

    The European Biopolymer Summit

    February 14-15, 2018
    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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    European Pellet Conference 2018

    February 28- March 1, 2018
    Location: Wels, Austria
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    BioProducts AgSci Cluster Conference

    March 14, 2018
    Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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