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March 18, 2019 – Lakehead University's Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is accepting submissions from industry and academia for its International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC) and 4th International Symposium on Lignocellulosic Materials (ISLM).
Published in Innovation
March 5, 2019 - FPInnovations is holding a one-day symposium on opportunities to strengthen the British Columbia bio-economy on Monday, March 11 in Vancouver.
Published in Innovation
February 5, 2019 – The federal and Quebec governments have announced a combined $6.4-million investment to allow CelluForce Inc.'s cellulose nanocrystal facility to become the world's first full commercial demonstration-scale plant of its kind.
Published in Industry News
February 5, 2018 – PaperWeek Canada kicked off today, bringing together professionals in the pulp and paper and forestry industries for three days in Montreal.
Published in Industry News
December 11, 2018 – Fortress Advanced Bioproducts (FortressAB), a subsidiary of Fortress Global Enterprises, will receive an exclusive license from Mondelēz International, one of the world's largest snacking companies, to use its sugar-based bioproduct manufacturing technology on byproducts from Fortress's dissolving pulp mill.
Published in Innovation
December 3, 2018 – UPM, the renewable resource solutions company, has published a new biodiversity commitment for its forests as one of its responsibility targets for 2030.
Published in Forestry
November 19, 2018 – Attis Industries has released the second video in its new series on its bio-based products and research offering, demonstrating how it breaks down biomass for other uses. 
Published in Innovation
November 5, 2018 – Attis Industries has launched a video series that will give interested parties additional information on the technologies and bio-based products offered under the company's innovations division.
Published in Innovation
October 22, 2018 – The Power Workers’ Union (PWU) has released a statement saying that the recent decision by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to close the world’s largest generating station converted from coal to advanced biomass in Thunder Bay is short-sighted.
Published in Innovation
August 31, 2018 - Finland's Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have signed a collaboration agreement to develop materials from renewable resources as they work toward sustainability and the bioeconomy.
Published in Innovation
May 29, 2018 – A new innovation company has been established by Metsä Group to invest in new endeavours to identify and develop new business opportunities in sustainable forest-based bioeconomy and circular economy.
Published in Sustainability
May 22, 2018 – Until recently, ideas of running pulp production on a vast scale and of using wood as raw material for clothes, musical instruments, the interiors and upholstery of cars, and the surfaces of household appliances, seemed utopian. Now they are about to become reality. 
Published in Innovation
May 18, 2018 – Stora Enso has launched its wood-based biocomposites as a renewable replacement for plastics, taking another step in its quest to replace fossil fuel materials with renewable solutions.
Published in Sustainability
May 16, 2018 – Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. has reported its 2018 first quarter results, noting an operating EBITDA loss from continuing operations of $1.4 million compared to an operating EBITDA loss from continuing operations of $5.7 million in the previous quarter.
Published in Financial Reports
May 15, 2018 – Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla. has reported a first quarter 2018 net income of $24 million, compared to $10 million in the first quarter of 2017. It represents a 153 per cent increase in diluted earnings per share.
Published in Financial Reports
May 2, 2018 – A new research project has been launched to test bacterial nanocellulose (BNC) as a potential strength enhancer in board, textiles and bioplastics.
Published in Innovation
Apr. 30, 2018 - The Wood Products Safety Summit is taking place on June 6 in Prince George, B.C., as part of this year’s Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Prince George Civic Centre.
Published in Conferences/Shows
Apr. 23, 2018 - Need a reason to attend the 8th Canadian Bioeconomy Conference in Prince George, B.C., June 6-8, 2018? Need to justify it to your boss? Here are six things you’ll discover when you register and attend:
Published in Industry News
Apr. 20, 2018 - BAP Industries of Guatemala will construct and operate what it says is the world’s first bamboo bio-refinery and associated paper mill, located in Nicaragua close to the bamboo raw resource. The facility, it says, will have the capacity to process up to 250,000 metric tonnes of bamboo annually into a range of 100 per cent bamboo toilet, tissue and cleaning papers.
Published in Industry News
Apr. 18, 2018 - A University of Toronto Engineering researcher hopes to strengthen technological innovation and enhance sustainability in the pulp and paper industry.
Published in Innovation
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