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September 4, 2019

Feds fund wood-plastic composites development

The federal government has invested $800,000 to support the University of Waterloo’s development of thin structured wood-plastic composites.

Thinning project to increase fibre to BC sawmill, pellet plant

A logging company and forest tenure holder owned by the City of Terrace, B.C., is undergoing a thinning project on second-growth forests in its operating area.

CIF receives $194K to assess forests’ vulnerability to climate change

The project will bring together public and private sector stakeholders, as well as local communities, to determine Saskatchewan and Manitoba forests’ vulnerability to global warming.

FutureMetrics helps bring Vietnam 120K-tonne pellet mill online

A new 120,000 metric tonne per year pellet plant located in Binh Dinh province Vietnam has reached the commercial operation stage.

Manitoba PC party promises Canada’s highest biofuel standards

Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative party says that, if re-elected on Sept. 10, they would set the country’s highest biofuel requirements to reduce carbon emissions in the province.
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Wood fibre costs down in North America in 2Q/19: WRQ

Wood fibre costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of 2019, with the biggest declines in Western Canada and the U.S. Northwest, according to the latest North American Wood Fiber Review. » Read more...

Government and industry to intersect at WPAC 2019

Working with government is an important component of running a successful wood pellet business. That’s why it’s on the agenda for the Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference, taking place in the nation’s capital Sept. 24-25. » 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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Canadian BioDesign Conference

September 26, 2019
Location: Sarnia, Ontario
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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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