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BioNova names 2018 BioInnovation Challenge semi-finalists

Eight semi-finalists will compete in the BioInnovation Challenge – BioNova’s regional health and life sciences business competition.

Focus on Canada's pellet market at WPAC 2018

Get a seat at the table to discuss how to grow Canada’s pellet market at this year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference taking place in Vancouver next week.

US funds 7 CHP research projects

The U.S. Department of Energy chose seven projects to receive up to $10 million towards the research and development of technologies for combined heat and power systems.
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PepsiCo joins alliance to produce bio-based bottles in Sarnia

PepsiCo has joined the NaturALL Bottle Alliance – a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials to accelerate the development of bio-based bottles. The alliance plans to build a demonstration plant in Sarnia, Ont. » Read more...

Pinnacle expands to US with acquisition of Alabama pellet plant

B.C.-based pellet producer Pinnacle Renewable Holdings is heading to the southern U.S. with the announced acquisition of an Alabama industrial wood pellet plant. The facility has an annual production capacity of about 270,000 metric tonnes. » Read more...
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Cutting costs with move to pellet heat

Nova Scotia native Brandon Dunning explains why the move to heat his home with wood pellets wound up saving him almost $800 over just one winter, without compromising on convenience. » Read more...

Ottawa to fund First Nation forestry management in Nova Scotia

The federal government is funding a Mi'kmaw forestry approach that will help communities incorporate traditional knowledge, data and values into a strategic forest management plan for their land. » Read more...

Mid-Atlantic Bioenergy Conference and Expo

September 12-14, 2018
Location: Philadelphia
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International Woodfiber Resource & Trade Conference

September 17-19, 2018
Location: Durban, South Africa
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