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Pinnacle, Tolko commence production at new High Level mill

“The mill has exceeded expectations through its first two weeks of operations, largely due to the effective collaboration between our capital projects and operations groups as well as the strong working relationship with Tolko that has existed since our first joint investment at Lavington, B.C., in 2015,” stated Duncan Davies, CEO of Pinnacle.

Quebec government invests $5.9M in wood-waste-to-biofuel project

The funds will go to a non-profit organization, Bioénergie La Tuque (BELT), for a project to develop and demonstrate the potential of producing advanced biofuels from locally-sourced forestry waste in La Tuque, Que.

Enerkem, partners to construct $875M biofuel plant in Quebec

The plant, called Varennes Carbon Recycling (VCR), will produce biofuels and renewable chemicals made from non-recyclable residual materials as well as wood waste. It will leverage green hydrogen and oxygen produced through electrolysis.

Enviva marks first shipment of wood pellets to Japan

“We are honoured by the trust and responsibility our Japanese customers have placed in us to be the core supplier of renewable fuels to such an important project mitigating climate change and are privileged to be a part of their success,” said Enviva CEO John Keppler.

Greenlane Renewables signs $10M contract for new US RNG project

“Greenlane continues to gain traction with global energy companies as they seek to diversify their energy portfolios and introduce low-carbon intensity fuel options to their customer base,” said Brad Douville, president and CEO of Greenlane.
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WPAC announces Asian Wood Pellet Conference

WPAC, together with Canadian Biomass and Canada’s Trade Offices in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, is hosting a live online conference “Energizing Asia with Sustainable Low-Carbon Biomass,” on Feb. 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Japan Standard Time (UTC+09:00). Registration is free! » Read more...

Diane Nicholls: Pellets a good news story for BC’s forests

Earlier this summer, the Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) sat down with Diane to talk about her role and where she sees wood pellets in B.C.’s future. Watch the three-minute video to find out why she believes pellet producers are opening our minds to the future of pellets. » Read more...
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Details Matter at PDI

PDI Drying Systems are engineered down to the last detail. From our T-section tracks and machined bearing mounts, to our process design, every item matters. PDI’s experience in maintenance and operations is key to how we design our systems and ensure optimum performance for the durability and long life your facility demands.
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