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WPAC calls for action to end BC railway blockade

Gordon Murray, executive director of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada, is calling on the federal government to take action to remove a blockade at the main railway line between Prince Rupert and Prince George, B.C., near New Hazelton, B.C.

Forge Hydrocarbons to build $30M biofuel plant in Ontario

Canadian biofuel start-up Forge Hydrocarbons will build a first-of-its-kind $30-million commercial-scale, biofuel production plant in Sombra, Ont.

2020 global pellet markets outlook

"The price of pellets will be heavily influenced by long-term contracts for wood pellets. In fact, the volatility of the spot market increases because majority of the market is under long-term contract," writes FutureMetrics’ William Strauss.

Pinnacle CEO Rob McCurdy to retire in May

Pinnacle Renewable Energy’s eight-year chief executive officer Rob McCurdy has announced his intention to retire in May this year.

Uncertain future for Ontario biomass plant pending government review

Residents in Hearst, Ont., are becoming concerned about the future of the nearby Calstock Biomass Generation plant. The plant generates electricity using wood waste provided by five sawmills in the area.
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Tramco’s Model G Moving the "Mass" in Biomass

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ON’s outdated emissions factors preventing use of bioheat systems

“Modern wood heating technology could help Ontarians drastically lower their heating costs and cut carbon emissions. Unfortunately, outdated emission factors are hindering the issuance of environmental permits for bioheat systems in Ontario,” writes FPInnovations. » Read more...

Performance BioFilaments to commercially produce nanofibrillated cellulose

Performance BioFilaments, a joint venture between Resolute Forest Products and Mercer International, will head up the production of 21 metric tons of nanofibrillated cellulose per day at Resolute Forest Products’ Kénogami, Que., mill in 2021. » Read more...

International Biomass Conference & Expo

February 3-5
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo

March 10-12
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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EUBCE 2020

April 27-30
Location:Marseille Chanot, France
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