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$3.9M in grants from FESBC help Pinnacle recover wood waste, support jobs

The grants are helping support jobs throughout the B.C. Interior and recover about 300,000 cubic metres of wood waste. A $500,000 allocation from those grants made it economical for Lavington Pellet Limited Partnership to recover 38,000 cubic metres of residual wood fibre.

FPAC applauds ‘Made in Canada’ biodegradable face mask innovation

The announcement highlights “the potential of Canadian innovators like FPInnovations and the deep talent we have in this country to do some pretty creative things; and the power of Canada’s forests and forestry workers to do even more to provide real solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our country,” said FPAC president and CEO Derek Nighbor.

Gevo: Sweden and Norway look to increase use of SAF

“These announcements in Scandinavia further highlight the mega-trend around the world to de-carbonize the transportation industry in every way possible,” stated Patrick R. Gruber, chief executive officer of Gevo.

Drax Biomass donates $20K to help communities impacted by Hurricane Laura

“It’s important to support the people and communities in the areas where we operate. That’s why we’re donating $20,000 to help local relief efforts. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the hurricane,” said Drax Bimoass senior vice-president Matt White.

Canada’s second series of German Technology Day goes virtual

Bosch Rexroth, EPLAN, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO – six companies in automation and advanced manufacturing based in Canada with their headquarters in Germany – are hosting Canada’s second series of German Technology Day on October 14.
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FPInnovations completes phase 1 of development of biodegradable disposable masks

During an eight-week applied research sprint and with financial support from Natural Resources Canada, FPInnovations quickly completed the first phase and successfully developed a biodegradable cellulosic filter media. » Read more...

Federal government invests $13M in six Indigenous biomass projects

The $13 million will go to six biomass projects in Northern Ontario, including $2,452,750 to the Wikwemikong Development Commission to demonstrate the effectiveness of forest-based biomass and $4,168,000 to Sagatay Cogeneration Limited Partnership to help develop engineering plans for a biomass cogeneration system. » Read more...