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Fire causes Pinnacle to temporarily suspend operations at Houston plant

Operations at Pinnacle’s facility in Houston, B.C. have been temporarily suspended as a result of a fire-related event in the dryer area. Three employees sustained minor injuries.

Alberta announces $150M for ‘shovel-ready’ projects that cut emissions

Applications are open for all categories of applicants with shovel-ready projects, including industry associations, industry operators, entrepreneurs, technology providers, municipalities, and others.

Made in Canada: Inside FPInnovations’ work developing biodegradable face masks

FPInnovations has successfully developed a biodegradable, sustainable filtration media made from wood fibre for single-use face masks. Canadian Biomass gets an inside look at the project and the organization’s efforts to develop a fully biodegradable face mask.

Fire breaks out at Great Northern Pellets

The fire was likely started by a spark from a boiler. Firefighters arrived at the site when smoke and fire filled a smokestack.

South Korean court dismisses claims against wood pellets

In September, wood pellet competitors in the solar sector initiated a filing in South Korea targeting Canadian wood pellet exporters. The South Korean court has dismissed the claim in its entirety and determined it lacked legal relevancy.
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Wood pellets: a growing climate change solution

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) recently caught up with Gary Bull, professor and head of department at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Forest Resources Management, to discuss the impact of wood pellets on climate change » Read more...

Creating value: Inside the world’s only net zero charcoal plant

Xylo-Carbone can produce a tonne of biochar using just four to five tonnes of green wood, versus six to seven tonnes in traditional processes. The company uses by-products from the process to generate the energy that powers the plant, making it a net zero facility. » Read more...