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Nov. 21, 2018

Government awards $1M in funding to SiliCycle

These funds will result in 10 new jobs and enable SiliCycle, a manufacturer of silica-based products, to purchase specialized equipment, as well as conduct business development activities abroad.

Attis presents second video: an overview of its biomass process technology

The new video focuses on Attis’ biomass process technology, the unique products it can deliver and the capabilities of the company’s existing R&D facility in Wausau, Wis.

U.S. EPA to propose new targets for renewable fuel program

Reuters reports that the EPA is planning to cut the 2022 target, although an exact number has not been decided on. The original target was 36 billion gallons of biofuel by 2022, but in 2018, the industry has only produced around 20 billion.

BioVectra receives BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award for Company of the Year

“You don’t have to be in Toronto or Montreal or Vancouver, obviously, to be a globally successful company in the biotech sector,” P.E.I. BioAlliance executive director Rory Francis told The Guardian. “And, one of the absolutely best examples in Canada is BioVectra.”

Haida Gwaii hospital considers biomass boiler

“We’re hoping to use this as a bit of a test case, and potentially, to use as a model for other facilities," said Ken Van Aalst, a director for Northern Health.
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Barrette-Chapais invests $70 million in new industrial pellet plant

“There have always been ups and downs in the chip market, especially the latter, but one thing is inevitable – newspaper consumption is going down,” explained Benoit Barrette, president of Granule 777 and the Barrette-Chapais sawmill. “So we decided to create an alternative ourselves.” » Read more...

TUM researchers turn algae into carbon fibres

In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate economically removing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. » Read more...

International Training Seminar Biomass Heating

December 3-6, 2018
Location: Linz, Austria
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Value of Biogas West

January 15-16, 2019
Location: Vancouver
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Biomass Trade and Power Europe

February 12-13, 2019
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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International Biomass Conference and Expo

March 18-20, 2019
Location: Savannah, Ga.
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