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August 7, 2019

Biomass Energy Network hosts Australian delegation in Edmonton

Earlier this month, the Biomass Energy Network hosted a visiting delegation from Queensland, Australia, to tour the Edmonton Waste Management Centre and Aurora Sky, followed by a workshop at the Edmonton International Airport.

Professor patents use of soy flour in particleboard adhesives

A professor at Auburn University has obtained a patent that will allow soy flour to replace petroleum-based adhesives used to manufacture wood components in particleboard.

Opinion: Canadian pellet producers show strong support for SBP

"The growth in the country’s certificate holders has been steady, with the first pellet mill certified in October 2016 and the twenty-first in April 2019," writes SBP chief executive officer, Carsten Huljus.

Colorado company making hemp paper, packaging

PureHemp has developed a new biorefining technology that rapidly converts hemp stalks into pulp and other usable co-products.

Supercomputing improves biomass fuel conversion: researchers

A research team at the University of California, Riverside have joined forces with teams at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Central Florida to create a chemical roadmap to more easily break down biomass for fuel production.

Biomass Moisture Control with MoistTech Corp.

Moisture is important in any manufacturing process, but when it comes to hog fuel, waste fiber, wood chips, pellets, saw dust, shavings, and forest waste, excess moisture can ruin products. And what’s worse than a wasted effort? Economical losses and decreased productivity.

But with today’s new technology, moisture levels are easy to control. Here at MoistTech, we’ve created the IR 3000 moisture sensor, which is a non-contact form of monitoring moisture.

We guarantee biomass moisture testing and control from lab to line. >> Learn more
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Fink Enderby

Update on Fink Enderby’s biomass district energy system

Fink Enderby District Energy installation opened in 2012 as the first privately funded biomass district energy system in western Canada. Seven years later, we check in with project owners and managers to see how the system has held up, and share their lessons learned about biomass district heating in Canada. » Read more...

Cielo eyes Lethbridge for new waste-to-biodiesel refinery

Lethbridge, Alta., could be the next site of a household and industrial waste-to-biodiesel refinery from Vancouver-based Cielo Waste Solutions. Cielo is working with Renewable U Lethbridge Inc. to build and operate the facility in the southern Alberta city. » 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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