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Nov. 28, 2018

Drax commissions bioenergy carbon capture and storage pilot

If successful, the six month pilot project will capture a tonne of CO2 a day from the gases produced when renewable power is generated using biomass at Drax.

Chasm Sawmill worker buried in wood shavings bin

A worker at West Fraser’s Chasm Sawmill division was doing maintenance work inside a wood shavings bin when he was engulfed by sawdust and needed to be rescued.

Dalhousie University adds ORC system to biomass energy plant

The Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus in Truro, N.S., has upgraded its biomass energy plant by adding an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) system.

SBP names standards committee members

Two Canadians have been named among the Sustainable Biomass Programs’ newly announced standards committee members.

Competitive Green Technologies gets $500K federal boost

The company is working with the University of Guelph's Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre (BDDC) in Ontario to develop a new biocomposite material from resin and natural fibres derived from agricultural waste.
Featured News 

Formalizing incident investigations in the pellet industry

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada held a workshop on conducting incident investigations last week. WPAC executive director Gordon Murray shares details about this great safety initiative in the pellet industry. » Read more...

NRCan maps logging residue availability across Canada

A methodology was recently developed that uses satellite imagery to estimate availability of logging residue across Canada, and includes evaluation of imagery estimates with field data from a large number of plots. » 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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