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July 24, 2019

Ottawa funding 2 projects to improve bioplastics compostability

The federal government is handing out $300,000 to two small businesses for projects that would improve the compostability of bioplastics made from forest-based residue.

Denmark biomass power station conversion nears completion

The first shipment of wood chips has arrived at Asnæs Power Station, and the project team behind the two-year conversion process of the CHP plant is currently preparing to fire up the boilers with wood chips for the first time.

Public input sought for BC Interior Forest Sector Renewal

The Interior Forest Sector Renewal process, announced by the B.C. government in April, aims to act on the factors contributing to mill closures.

Pulp and paper residuals projects get funding

Two projects that will use gene extraction technology on residuals from pulp and paper mills are receiving more than $815,000 in funding from Genome BC and the BC Pulp & Paper BioAlliance.

BP, Bunge form biofuels joint venture in Brazil

Bunge Limited, a U.S. headquartered agribusiness and food company, and U.K. oil and gas company BP plc are joining forces to establish a bioenergy company in Brazil.
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Granules LG invests $2.2M to modernize pellet facility

Granules LG is investing $2.2 million in new equipment, storage capacity and manufacturing processes at its Saint-Félicien, Que., wood pellet facility. The goal for the company is to move towards a “smart” pellet plant, complete with data-optimized and artificial intelligence-controlled operating systems. » Read more...
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Biosolids gasification facility moves forward

Aries Clean Energy is taking concrete steps to begin construction of New Jersey’s first biosolids-only gasification facility. The plant will process 400 tons of biosolids daily into clean renewable energy. » Read more...

Biomass North Forum 2019

September 17-19, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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2019 WPAC AGM and Conference

September 24-26, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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Lignofuels Americas

October 30-31, 2019
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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Scaling Up 2019

November 4-7, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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