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October 30, 2019

G4 Insights successfully converts forest residues into RNG

G4 Insights’s PyroCatalytic Hydrogenation (PCH) technology, when commercialized, will convert forestry biomass into RNG that can be added to the existing natural gas distribution system.

Canfor to go private, sell remaining shares to Great Pacific

Canfor has announced it will take the company private by selling its remaining shares to Great Pacific Capital Corp. for $16/share. Great Pacific, owned by business magnate Jim Pattison, already owns 51 per cent of the issued and outstanding common shares of Canfor.

White paper explores Japanese, South Korean power plants’ ability to pay for pellets

A new white paper from FutureMetrics looks into whether and how Japanese and South Korean policies support power producers’ ability to pay for pellet fuel under sustainable and equitable long-term off-take agreements.

Vancouver landfill approved to produce RNG

Construction of the biogas facility will begin in 2020 and take approximately 18 to 24 months to complete.

University scientists emphasize carbon benefits of renewable wood energy

A letter published by the National Association of University Forest Resource Programs (NAUFRP) calls on policymakers to consider key fundamentals related to forest biomass. The scientists noted that the “carbon benefits of sustainable forest biomass are well established.”
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Pursuing pellets: Granule 777 comes online

Chapais, Que., is now home to the biggest wood pellet plant in Eastern Canada, Granule 777. The $70-million plant, built by Barrette-Chapais sawmill, began operating in September and has a total production capacity of 210,000 tonnes per year. » Read more...

Chipping in: Biothermic looks to rebuild forestry sector using wood chips

Vince Rutter is clearly in the right line of work. “I like to grow things,” he says when asked about his penchant for starting businesses. In fact, he and his brother, Mike, recently started a new business, Biothermic Renewable Energy Systems, and built Ontario’s first energy wood chip production and storage facility. » Read more...

Lignofuels Americas

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

November 4-6, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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Process Safety Workshop: Bow Tie Analysis

November 13, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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