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CRB Innovations receives $8.575M to convert wood waste into biofuels

The federal government and the Quebec government is investing $8.575 million in CRB Innovations to support the development of a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass sources into products that will be converted into biofuels and co-bioproducts.

Elkem to build biocarbon plant in Quebec

“With this new biocarbon pilot plant in Canada, we aim to secure long-term access to low-cost, high-quality renewable biocarbon to replace fossil coal, and further improve our competitive position for a sustainable future,” said Elkem CEO Michael Koenig.

Clean Energy Fuels signs deals for 20M gallons of RNG

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced new and extended contracts for more than 20 million gallons of Redeem RNG to accommodate continued demand across key business segments for the ultra-low carbon fuel produced from organic waste.

Finna Sensors launches new OMNIR moisture sensor for biomass

Finna Sensors recently introduced the data-driven, near infrared (NIR) moisture sensor: the all-new OMNIR On-Line Near Infrared Sensor.

Lignin: Building block of a low-carbon economy

At the PaperWeek Canada and BIOFOR conference and tradeshow in February, panelists discussing the lignin-based biorefinery value chains concluded that a global lignin culture is in the making, which will lead to multiple non-toxic, carbon-neutral and cost-effective products for use in our daily lives.
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Request for info: how to integrate mobile pellet systems with farm operations in Canada

The Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group (BBRG) at UBC is seeking information from pellet mill manufacturers and farmers on small-scale pellet units with a capacity of less than one tonne per hour. BBRG intends to develop a mobile pellet system that can fit into the current business models of farm operators in Canada. » Read more...

Podcast – Is the bioeconomy the future of pulp and paper?

In the latest episode of Pulp & Paper Canada: The Podcast, Dr. Orlando Rojas, scientific director of the UBC BioProducts Institute, discusses how Canada’s emerging bioeconomy is primed for expansion, how bio-based systems are crucial to the evolution of the pulp and paper industry, and more. » Read more...