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Free Safety Foundations Certificate available now

“We strongly encourage everyone in the pellet industry to take this course and we hope managers and personnel at pellet plants will share this free service with their co-workers and safety teams,” says Cherie Whelan, director, SAFE Companies at the BC Forest Safety Council.

British Columbia launches its CleanBC Roadmap for 2030 climate plan

The CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 plan is an initiative aimed at reducing climate pollution and growing a cleaner and stronger economy. The plan is to achieve Paris emissions reduction targets for 2030 and reach net zero by 2050.

CleanBC Roadmap increases renewable natural gas role of FortisBC

The roadmap includes a cap on emissions from natural gas use in buildings and industrial sectors as well as accelerated electrification in sectors like transportation.

Critics respond to B.C.’s Roadmap to 2030, saying plan has its shortcomings

The David Suzuki Foundation says the plan’s policies are threatened by growth in gas production. The plan also contains a “glaring gap” in its allowance for the development of natural gas, the B.C. regional director at the Pembina Institute says.

San Joaquin Renewable secures $165M to build flagship RNG project

Frontline BioEnergy, a leading provider of waste and biomass gasification solutions, is developing the project, which will take orchard residuals and shells from San Joaquin Valley farms and convert them into RNG that will be sold as transportation fuel.
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PRODESA starts assembly of the second satellite plant for Drax Biomass

While the first satellite plant is nearing completion, the mechanical assembly has started at Drax site, located in Arkansas. This second satellite plant will also produce 5 tons of industrial pellet per hour. PRODESA is responsible for the mechanical assembly supervision as well as for the engineering, manufacturing and commissioning of the project. In addition, once the plant is in operation, the Company will provide technical after sales assistance from their service center in Atlanta (GA).
This project is a step forward in PRODESA expansion in the US and strengths their position as a leading supplier of turnkey solutions for pellet production plants. >> Learn more
Featured News 

From cardboard to pellets: pilot project in Inuvik looks to use waste cardboard for heating

A pilot research project that began in Inuvik, N.W.T., four years ago is simultaneously addressing two local matters of concern. The first explores a way to reduce the amount of landfill-bound waste cardboard, estimated at 100 tonnes each year. The second – related to the first – looks at taking that cardboard and converting it into a source of fuel for heating. » Read more...

Critical Control Management initiative on track for wood pellet sector

From the outset, WPAC members embraced the initiative wholeheartedly with 14 of the 15 plants now completed, with the 15th underway. The information developed at the workshops will be put into a workable template for the plant to use when it submits its plan to WorkSafeBC. » Read more...
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