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January 28, 2019

VTT develops new wood gasification method

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a new technique based on gasification, which offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts into transport fuels and chemicals.

Wood fibre costs trend upward in most regions over two years

Pulpmills in five of the nine major pulp-producing regions of North America have seen their wood fibre costs go up over the past year, according to the latest issue of the North American Wood Fiber Review.

Burlington arena first in North America to select OOM Energy

Stoneridge Ice Centre is the first arena facility in North America to adopt a new energy platform that takes it off the public utility grid and significantly reduces its costs for electric power.
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2019 wood pellet markets outlook

Industrial pellet demand is estimated at 17.5 million tonnes in 2018 and demand could climb to 29 million tonnes in 2023. FutureMetrics’ Seth Walker and William Strauss provide an outlook for what to expect from key markets in the years to come. » Read more...

Developing high-performance bioplastics from wood

In the pursuit of mitigating climate change, one B.C. company has developed a method to make bioplastics from wood. But rather than another bio-alternative for plastic straws and containers, Advanced BioCarbon 3D Ltd is creating a wood-based engineered grade high performance plastic. » Read more...

BC to establish a coastal fibre recovery zone, waste penalties

B.C. Premier John Horgan has announced several policy changes to “reverse a systemic decline that has taken place in the coast forest sector over most of the last two decades.” » Read more...

OptiPellet opens call for speakers on innovative tech

Are you a manufacturer or researcher in the wood pellet industry offering an innovative optimization or automation solution that can help modernize pellet plant operations? Send us your proposal to present at OptiPellet. » Read more...

Biomass Trade and Power Europe

February 12-13, 2019
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Argus Biomass Asia

March 5-7, 2019
Location: Singapore
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International Biomass Conference and Expo

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