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Key takeaways from WPAC’s Belt Dryer Symposium

WPAC, in co-operation with the BC Forest Safety Council, WorkSafeBC and Canadian Biomass, held the Belt Dryer Symposium on Nov. 25, 2020 to share learnings from belt dryer safety incidents. Here are the key takeaways.

B.C.’s port expansion good news for pellet customers

The $250 million expansion project at the Port of Prince Rupert in B.C. is a move welcomed by the pellet sector for efficient logistics and transportation to market, and good news for customers in Asia who rely on responsible, renewable and clean energy from pellets.

FPInnovations to host webinar series to increase awareness of bioheat

FPInnovations, NRCan, and the Ontario MNRF is hosting the Solid Wood Bioheat Webinar Series to increase awareness of bioheat among businesses, economic development corporations, Indigenous communities, municipalities, and individuals.

Aries Clean Energy rebrands, turns focus to biosolids conversion

Aries Clean Energy – now Aries Clean Technologies – plans to disrupt the existing biosolids disposal system by using gasification technologies to convert biosolids into clean energy and beneficial byproducts.

BossTek introduces new compact dust suppression design

The DustBoss Atom from BossTek is a fan-less, self-contained design that incorporates remote control and 4G LTE telematics technologies as standard equipment to deliver an unprecedented combination of suppression and monitoring.
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Defining combustible dusts: does particle size matter?

What exactly is a combustible dust, how can you determine if combustible dust hazards exist in your facility and does particle size matter? Eric Brideau, a project consultant in the Industrial Process Safety group at Jensen Hughes, who is conducting a research project with WPAC, answers those questions and more. » Read more...

Growing the industry: Forestry’s gender equity plan delivers new online hub

Free to Grow in Forestry, a new online information portal on diversity and inclusion (D&I) in forestry, will be the legacy of a three-year, cross-country strategy on gender equity that concludes this June. But, it’s just the beginning for D&I practices in the industry, says Kelly Cooper, co-leader of the project’s steering committee. » Read more...