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April 10, 2019

WPAC appoints new director of research

Gordon Murray, executive director of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada, announced the appointment of Fahimeh Yazdan Panah as Director of Research and Technical Development.

PacBio speaks out against burning slash piles in BC

B.C. pellet producer Pacific BioEnergy is voicing concerns about provincial policies that result in the burning of slash piles – fibre that could otherwise be used to produce pellets.

SDTC commits $10.4M to Fortress bioproducts demo plant

The funding will support the planned construction and operation of a xylitol and complementary bioproducts demonstration plant at Fortress' dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Que.

REHAP hosting webinar on biomass feedstock and valorisation

The webinar takes a close look at the progress being made after two years’ work in creating novel materials from agriculture and forestry waste for commercial use in the green construction sector.

Canada investing $91.8M in Forest Innovation Program

The Forest Innovation Program funding will help the forest sector innovate and grow, and help Canadian forest companies adopt new, innovative technologies.
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Wood-fibre insulation for residential buildings

“Dry-process wood-fibre insulation panels are the future of building insulation in Canada because we have the natural resources and industry to produce them economically,” says FPInnovations lead scientist, Bob Knudson. » Read more...

Quantafuel, Geminor to produce biofuel from plastic waste

Norwegian companies Quantafuel and Geminor have entered a co-operation agreement to secure deliveries of plastic waste to Quantafuel's biofuel plants for low-emission fuel production. » Read more...

Argus Biomass 2019

April 8-10, 2019
Location: London, U.K.
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ENPlus Training for Quality Managers

April 18, 2019
Location: Conyers, Ga.
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