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November 6, 2019

Coast Funds, BC invest in renewable energy for coastal First Nations

The initiative, launching in early 2020, will see $7.9 million in new investments made with coastal First Nations towards transitioning their remote communities’ fossil fuel-dependent electrical grids to renewable energy sources.

Panelists discuss challenges, opportunities to develop bio jet fuel

In the last five years, aviation has moved to the forefront of the renewables sector. In fact, renewable jet fuel was the topic of a panel discussion at the SPARK 2019 conference in Edmonton last week.

Sappi acquires Rayonier’s Matane hardwood pulp mill in Quebec

Sappi Limited has closed on the acquisition of the Matane high yield hardwood pulp mill in Quebec from Rayonier Advanced Materials.

Editorial: A low-carbon economy

It’s clear that Canada’s growing bioeconomy has a large role to play in the fight against climate change, writes associate editor Ellen Cools.

Wood-based yarn captures hormones from wastewater

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University have developed a wood-based cellulose fibre yarn that is an affordable solution for capturing pharmaceutical substances.
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Boiler maintenance best practices

Canadian Biomass spoke to three biomass boiler experts – Fink Machine’s manager of business development David Dubois, THS Distribution owner and CEO Stephen Hayes, and Hurst Boiler & Welding’s director of marketing Jeff Hurst – to learn some of the best practices and tips for boiler maintenance. » Read more...

Fueling the bioeconomy with agricultural residues

Dr. Donald Smith, director and CEO of BioFuelNet Canada, explains how the Biomass Canada Research Cluster will boost ag-biomass in Canada and help grow the country’s bioeconomy. » Read more...

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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