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September 18, 2019

Biomass North cancels 2019 forum citing ‘political uncertainty’

The annual Biomass North Forum in Ottawa that aimed to connect Canada’s bioeconomy has been cancelled due to “political uncertainty,” the organizers state.

French paper mill’s new biomass plant reduces CO2 emissions 71%

Saica group has inaugurated its first biomass plant at its paper mill in Venizel, France. The biomass plant uses recycled wood and rejections from the production process to meet the demand of the steam process.

DTE Biomass Energy opens first dairy RNG site in Wisconsin

The renewable natural gas dairy processing and injection site, located in Newton, Wis., processes raw biogas piped from nearby partner farms into renewable natural gas.

Alamo Group to purchase Morbark for $352M

Stellex Capital Management has entered into an agreement to sell Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-performance equipment and after-market parts for the forestry, recycling, tree care, sawmill, land clearing and biomass markets to Alamo Group.

Norwegian city adds biofuel busses to fleet

A total of 189 MAN Lion’s City buses have been ensuring that residents and tourists of Trondheim, Norway, arrive at their destinations in an environmentally friendly manner.
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Chilcotin fibre recovery project finding new markets for pulp logs

A Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. funded fibre recovery project in the Chilcotin region of B.C. is increasing utilization of forest fibre by 20 per cent. The project is enabling West Chilcotin Forest Products to bring forest fibre to market that would normally be left behind or burned as waste in cut blocks. » Read more...

WPAC progresses biomass boiler certification project

For the past year or so, the Wood Pellet Association of Canada has been working to get European biomass boiler standards accepted in Canada in order to grow the domestic pellet market. The association has taken several steps forward towards that goal in the past few months. » Read more...

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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October 30-31, 2019
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Scaling Up 2019

November 4-7, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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