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NWT capital a biomass hot spot

Former Yellowknife Mayor Gordon VanTighem delights in the fact that tourists who visit his city, North America’s diamond capital, are also unintentionally visiting the pellet boiler capital of Canada.

Riverview opts for biomass-fuelled operations centre

The Town of Riverview, N.B., has installed a biomass system complete with a 40-ton wood chip storage building that allows for weeks of peak load operation in the winter.

Haida community installs biomass boiler

From tiny seedlings mighty cedars grow. Or, in this case, from $30,000 grows a $1.3-million biomass boiler that can heat a community in a remote area of B.C.

BCIT burning to learn with boiler system

The boiler system residing at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is much more than just a biomass boiler; it’s a learning tool.

Biomass-fuelled solution for NB hospital

Grand Falls General Hospital’s new boiler system consumes about 400 metric tonnes of wood pellets annually, displacing more than 300,000 litres of heating oil.
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Burning red tape: Ontario eases boiler permitting

Ontario recently introduced new wood combustion guidelines that make the permitting process for small wood-fired combustors significantly cheaper and more efficient. This begs the question, writes Marcin Lewandowski, is the wood fuel supply chain ready? » Read more...
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Equipment spotlight: Boiler updates in 2018

From automatic pellet fuel feeding to tracking heavy particles in a gas stream, biomass boiler technology has come a long way over the years. Canadian Biomass takes a look at the newest boiler technology for Canadian customers in 2018. » Read more...
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New Brunswick schools choose biomass

Two New Brunswick high schools are receiving an education in biomass boiler heating systems thanks to an initiative by the province to reduce its carbon footprint and promote the use of locally sourced wood. » Read more

Pellets at work in Quebec

The community of La Cité Verte in downtown Quebec City set the standard for energy efficiency five years ago by installing a four-boiler biomass combustion system to heat the dwelling and domestic hot water. » Read more

Sticky sweet wood pellets

Approximately 2,500 tons of Groupe Savoie’s domestic wood pellets are used to fuel one of New Brunswick’s most popular and valuable commodities: maple syrup. » Read more

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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International Day of Forests

March 21, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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