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February 6, 2019

CelluForce gets funding for cellulose nanocrystal facility

A combined $6.4 million from the federal and Quebec governments will support the upgrade of CelluForce's cellulose nanocrystal facility to become the world's first full commercial demonstration-scale plant of its kind.

Skeena, PacBio announce long-term off-take agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, Pacific BioEnergy will purchase all of the pellets produced at Skeena Sawmills’ new, state-of-the-art pellet plant, in support of PacBio’s long term supply agreements with power producers in Japan.

Tips for safer, more productive conveyor belt cleaners

Given the number of conveyor-related accidents that occur during routine maintenance and cleanup, every bulk material handler has a vested interest in technologies to help reduce hazards and prevent injuries.

Budweiser Canada now brewed with 100% renewable energy

As part of a global initiative, Budweiser Canada announced that it is now brewed with 100 per cent renewable electricity supported by Direct Energy, one of North America's largest retail providers of electricity and natural gas.

New forestry mulcher includes latest safety measures

FAE has introduced a new forestry mulcher, the UMH/S/HP. This machine takes both productivity and safety to a new level.
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Featured News 

Japan looks to increase wood pellet imports from Canada

"Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada – especially from British Columbia." WPAC's Gordon Murray shares the latest from the Japanese Coal Energy Center's visit to Canada to investigate Canada as a supply source. » Read more...

From pulp byproducts to bioplastics

Bosk Bioproducts has revolutionized the way that residuals from the pulp and paper industry can be used. The Quebec City–based company is using industrial waste to create a unique form of PHAs, which are polymers naturally formed through bacterial fermentation and used in bioplastics. » Read more...

Biomass Trade and Power Europe

February 12-13, 2019
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Pursuing Added Value for Alberta Biomass

February 20-21, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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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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