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NRCan invests in forestry’s COVID-19 economic recovery

The government plans to invest almost $83 million into the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program and $13 million into the Indigenous Forestry Initiative program to help support the industry’s economic recovery.

FPAC welcomes NRCan investments, calls for closer co-operation

“As we work with governments, communities, and forestry families to drive economic recovery, we welcome these federal government program supports. We stand ready to use the power of wood to lower GHG emissions and green our communities as we build back better,” FPAC president and CEO Derek Nighbor said.

U.S. Gain develops dairy RNG project in eight months

After only eight months, U.S. Gain’s digester at S&S Jerseyland Dairy in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., is now transforming animal waste to clean, low carbon fuel for the transportation market.

The who, what, when and why of Dust Hazard Analysis

Managing combustible dust hazards is critical to ensure the safety of the plant personnel and operations. In order to effectively do so, they must first be identified and understood. Rembe’s Jeramy Slaunwhite dives into the details of a dust hazard analysis.

BTS Biogas and Engie sign MOU to develop biogas projects

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) forecasts the sharing of a pipeline of projects that will be identified synergistically and developed within one year.
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The new peanut hulls pellet plant, successfully commissioned by PRODESA

The peanut hulls pellet production plant, promoted by Douglas Pellets and located in Georgia, USA, is already in operation and will produce 160.000 tons of industrial pellets each year.
PRODESA has driven the design, equipment and commissioning of the project with the highest technology in order to achieve the best operational performance and the finest quality of pellets. Additionally, PRODESA will continue providing technical after sales services from their workshop in Atlanta, GA.
This project is a great example of raw material diversification and an evidence of PRODESA’s long-term commitment with the innovation path and the US.
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Baghouse safety: best practices for hands-on maintenance

Proper maintenance can yield a well-running, efficient and safe fines collection system (baghouse) that will enhance productivity and plant uptime. Cariboo Biomass Consulting’s Kevin Ericsson shares some maintenance best practices based on his experience inspecting plants across North America. » Read more...

Equipment spotlight: dust collection and suppression equipment 2020

Canadian Biomass shares the latest dust collection and suppression equipment on the market in 2020. » Read more...
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Viessmann, to continue with Biomass boilers

Over the past 12 years Viessmann has had trusted and solid partners in place to support its North American Biomass boiler line. Viessmann in Waterloo Ontario will continue with Biomass boilers - maintaining CSA Certification, the CRN, ASME and EU version compliance as well as the approval on controls for North America, technical support, service and assistance.

Learn more about the industry-leading rotating combustion wood-fired boiler Vitoflex 300-RF and the state-of-the-art underfeed combustion wood-fired boiler Vitoflex 300-UF
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