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May 1, 2019

Silo safety: Best practices for handling silo fires at wood pellet plants

WPAC’s new Director of Research and Technical Development Fahimeh Yazdan Panah looks at past incidents of silo fires and shares key takeaways.

CO2 Solutions completes commissioning of its first commercial carbon capture unit

“The fact that we have been able to demonstrate such an outstanding performance after only two weeks of commissioning and to achieve such a high-quality product from an unpolished flue gas is testimony to the simplicity and durability of our enzymatic technology,” said Richard Surprenant, CO2 Solutions' Chief Technology Officer.

New report highlights biofuel use, costs and GHG reductions in Canada

“While use of biofuels has been relatively stable between 2013-2017, improvements in the lifecycle carbon intensity of biofuels have delivered record greenhouse gas emission reductions, with no material change to consumer fuel prices,” said Ian Thomson, president of ABFC.

Column: A clean fuel standard for Canada

“The CFS, if designed to provide a clear signal to expand the Canadian biofuels industry, will result in benefits that go beyond a liveable climate,” writes Ian Thomson, president of ABFC.

Editorial: Fishing for ‘Likes’

Canadian Biomass editor Maria Church discusses the importance of connecting with consumers via social media and WPAC’s successful social media campaign in 2018.
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CHAR Technologies' biocarbon products present new, sustainable opportunities

Not many people can say a bag of fibre from a biogas plant sparked the idea for their company. But Andrew White, CEO of CHAR Technologies, can. Now CHAR Technologies has a new demonstration facility that turns different waste materials into biochar. » Read more...
Huska Holdings

Huska Holdings makes wood grinding work in central BC

Huska Holdings Ltd. in the B.C. Interior has been in the wood waste recycling game for nearly 25 years. For those keeping count, that makes the company a longstanding fixture in an industry that’s not much older than they are. » Read more...

Waste Expo

May 6-9, 2019
Location: Las Vegas
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Biomass Pellets Trade & Power

May 13-16, 2019
Location: Tokyo
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Atlantic BIOCON 2019

May 27-29, 2019
Location: Halifax
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