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Pinnacle responds to COVID-19, does not expect demand for pellets to be impacted

In the event that supply of sawmill residuals declines, Pinnacle plans to use harvest residuals and increased inventories that it has been utilizing as a result of sawmill curtailments experienced in B.C.

Forest products suppliers listed as essential in Ontario

Ontario ordered all non-essential businesses to close on March 24. However, Ontario companies that ensure the global supply of forest products are considered essential workplaces and will be permitted to stay open.

FPAC urges government to recognize forestry as essential in Canada

In an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, FPAC president and CEO Derek Nighbor requested that Canada follow the U.S.’s lead and add forest products to its list of essential critical infrastructure workers.

Atlantic BIOCON postponed to September

In a letter to its partners and community, BioNB provided an update on its operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization is postponing its annual Atlantic BIOCON event in P.E.I. to September 10-11.

Case study: HVTS cladding helps prevent boiler corrosion

A-waste-to-energy (WtE) boiler was experiencing fireside corrosion. IGS was contracted to apply an HVTS cladding on top of the weld overlay in situ to stop corrosion and ensure the reliable and safe operation of the boiler.
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FutureMetrics: COVID-19 unlikely to reduce demand for industrial wood pellets

"As economic growth becomes negative, many sectors and industries will suffer from a drop in demand. However, the demand for industrial wood pellets is somewhat independent of drops in economic activity,” writes FutureMetrics president William Strauss about the impact of COVID-19 on the industrial wood pellet market. » Read more...

Navigating COVID-19: crisis management expert shares business advice

Suzanne Bernier, an internationally-recognized crisis expert, shares advice on how businesses should act during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to “flatten the curve,” non-essential services should take immediate measures to protect its employees. » Read more...

Wood Products Safety Summit

June 9, 2020
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition

June 10-11, 2020
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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WPAC AGM & Conference 2020

September 21-23, 2020
Location: Vancouver
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September 21, 2020
Location: Vancouver
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