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BC’s Highway 16 region experiencing wood pellet shortage

The shortage is a result of downtime taken by sawmills and production problems at Vanderhoof Specialty Wood Products, the only producer making pellets for domestic use in the area.

WRQ: higher pulplog, wood chip prices in Q3 19 for Western Canada

Prices for softwood pulplogs and wood chips were down between one and 15 per cent quarter-over-quarter, depending on region, but prices were up in Western Canada.

Manitoba to increase ethanol, biodiesel content in transportation fuels

The province is set to implement the “Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan,” which will increase the ethanol content of gas to 10 per cent and the biodiesel content of diesel to five per cent.

Biomass North ceases operations

“Even though we are closing our doors, we remain passionate about the opportunities a sustainable bioeconomy can yield for Canadians,” writes Biomass North’s Dawn Lambe and Francis Gallo.

Resolute wins innovation award for TMP-Bio project

Resolute Forest Products won a 2020 BIG Innovation Award for its thermomechanical-pulp biorefinery plant, which uses the patented TMP-Bio technology developed by FPInnovations.
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