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May 27, 2019

Inside CHAR Technologies’ biocarbon plant

An in-depth look at CHAR Technologies’ demonstration facility in London, Ont., that turns different waste materials into biochar.

Over 22M tons of wood pellets shipped in 2018

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21 per cent year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22.3 million tons was shipped, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.

Graanul Invest to purchase Texas Pellets assets

Estonia’s Graanul Invest submitted the winning bid in the auction for the assets of Texas Pellets, which include 450,000 MT/year pellet plant and Port Arthur terminal.
Sponsored Spotlight 
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WSM’s Super Shredder

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Featured News 

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...

The 2019 Canadian Biomass Pellet Map is here

The 2019 Canadian Biomass Pellet Map is now available, and we’ve totally revamped the look! We also added a new column on bagged/bulk percentages. Download a high-resolution image now. » Read more...

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. » Read more...

FortisBC proposes RNG project at Prince George landfill

FortisBC plans to purchase landfill gas from the Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill to purify and inject the gas into its natural gas distribution system as renewable natural gas. » Read more...

Joint International Conference & Symposium on Bio-Economy

June 9-13, 2019
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario
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Wood Products Safety Summit

June 11, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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World Biogas Summit

July 3-5, 2019
Location: Birmingham, U.K.
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