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Four takeaways from Dust Safety Week 2020

Dust Safety Week 2020 came to an end on June 26 after five days of sharing exclusive content focused on combustible dust best practices, technical information and solutions to help pellet plants keep their operations and operators safe. Here are some key takeaways.

Drax, Mitsubishi partner on bioenergy with carbon capture and storage project

The 12-month pilot project will capture around 300kg of CO2 a day for the purpose of confirming the suitability of Mitsubishi’s technology for use with biomass flue gases at Drax.

Greenlane Renewables signs $21M in supply contracts for California dairy farms

“This is a major contract win for us, representing over 185 per cent of 2019’s revenue, for a showcase project in the California dairy industry that will meaningfully contribute toward the state’s greenhouse gas reduction targets,” said Brad Douville, president and CEO of Greenlane.

Are explosion isolation flap valves safe?

Recent test data gathered from Fike’s Remote Testing Facility has empirically proven that potential performance problems exist with many ATEX-certified explosion isolation flap valves, which are currently available for purchase and even installed in many Canadian facilities.

Best practices for managing wood fibre storage and combustible dust

In 2017, the Wood Fibre Storage Working Group was established to improve safety within the wood manufacturing sector by eliminating injuries and fatalities. Here are some best practices for managing wood fibre storage and combustible dust.
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An essential tool: webinar explores how DHAs help reduce hazards

To better understand what is required to comply with NFPA 652, more than 120 attendees tuned in for a free one-hour webinar on June 25 to hear Francis Petit and Jeramy Slaunwhite present an in-depth look at NFPA 652, a step-by-step explanation of what needs to be included in a DHA and how to apply it to facilities. Here are some of the key learnings. » Read more...

Biofuel boiler puts the ‘green’ in greenhouse

In January, Atlantic Grown Organics greenhouse received two, Austrian-made, 1250kw Herz Energietechnik BioFire boilers. Supported by government funding, the Schurmans are testing the boilers’ ability to handle more than wood alone, but a mixture incorporating local oilseed byproducts from crambe and meadowform crops. » Read more...