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October 30, 2018

Ottawa funds Indigenous bioheat project in Hazelton

The funding is the first to be announced under the federal government’s Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities Program.

Union criticizes closing of OPG Thunder Bay station

The Power Workers’ Union believes the recent decision by Ontario Power Generation to close the Thunder Bay generating station is short-sighted.

Equipment spotlight: Boiler updates in 2018

Canadian Biomass takes a look at the newest boiler technology for Canadian customers in 2018.

Reaching new markets and doing it safely

It’s been a year filled with development and market growth, as speakers emphasized at the 2018 Wood Pellet Association of Canada conference, but Canada has only scratched the surface of reaching Asian markets.

Shaw Resources acquires ENplus certification

Nova Scotia-based Shaw Resources has acquired ENplus certification for its Eastern Embers Wood Pellets. The company is one of just a few pellet producers in Canada to receive the certification.
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Advancing east: Pinnacle finds new opportunities in Alberta

Spring 2018 saw a new milestone come to life for Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. as it opened a new facility in central Alberta, a first for the B.C.-based company that produces industrial wood pellets. Canadian Biomass contributor Lesley Allan takes readers inside the new plant. » Read more...

10 years later: what’s next for biomass?

To mark Canadian Biomass' 10th anniversary, we asked four industry leaders to comment on the past 10 years of development in the biomass industry and reflect on what the next 10 years holds for Canada's bioeconomy. Here's what they had to say. » Read more...

Scaling Up 2018

Novemebr 5-7, 2018
Location: Ottawa
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BioPort Atlantic

November 7-8, 2018
Location: Halifax
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European Biomass to Power Conference

November 7-8, 2018
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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