The University of New Brunswick will receive $306,200 over three years to develop new technology to help Canada develop better, cleaner and cheaper renewable fuel from biomass.
CelluForce has received a contribution of $4 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to optimize the extraction process of cellulose nanocrystals (also called nanocrystaline cellulose or NCC) from dry wood pulp and develop...
Industry transformation through innovation will be a long process, and we’re not there yet. This was the message from the pulp and paper industry leaders assembled for a panel discussion that kicked off the PaperWeek Canada conference and...
Kraft pulp mills are central to the concept of an integrated forest biorefinery, a Swedish forest industry expert told the audience of the International Forest Biorefinery Summit. The Summit opened at PaperWeek Canada 2015 in Montreal on...
The world’s first wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery has started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland. UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM, and produces approximately 120...
What does “carbon neutral” mean? The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and American Wood Council (AWC) have launched a new web video explaining the concept – from a biomass energy users' perspective –...
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Kruger Inc. was presented with the “Open Innovation” Award by the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l'innovation du Québec (Québec Association for research and innovation development -...
CRIBE, Northern Ontario’s funding agency for bio-economy research, has made changes to its leadership structure.
Domtar Corporation announced its support of the position taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide emissions from sustainably-managed sources of biomass should be considered "neutral" when accounting for greenhouse...
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The new cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger's Trois-Rivières facility is now producing a high quality, world-class strengthening bioproduct equivalent to that produced in the laboratory environment.
Kelheim Fibres has announced pilot scale production of a new viscose fibre that reflects infrared (IR) radiation. Viscose fibre can be used to manufacture clothing, and the IR-reflective textile may serve a thermal retention function.
Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been chosen to supply equipment for the bioenergy effluent project at Millar Western Forest Products’ Whitecourt Pulp mill. The project will harness clean energy from pulp mill wastes.
Confederation College officially opened the Ontario Power Generation BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre (OPG-BLRC) in early September. The facility, located in Thunder Bay, Ont., offers opportunities for demonstration, training and...
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued a call to leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and individual papers for the 2015 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The...
Ensyn Fuels has signed a contract with Valley Regional Hospital in New Hampshire for the supply of RFO™, Ensyn’s advanced cellulosic biofuel. Ensyn Fuels will provide the hospital with approximately 250,000 gallons/year of RFO for a...
Canfor plans to construct a pellet plant at each of the company's Chetwynd and Fort St. John sawmill sites, in partnership with Pacific Bioenergy Corporation.
Valmet has installed a new biomass pilot plant in its research and development center in Sundsvall, Sweden. The equipment, called BioTrac, is a hydrolysis system which is used for process optimization and testing of raw materials based on...
Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Atikokan Generating Station (GS) is now operating on biomass, making it the largest electrical power plant in North America fuelled by 100% biomass.
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Following its recent acquisition of the US-based biotechnology company Virdia, Stora Enso is investing US$ 43 million in a demonstration and market development plant to be built at Raceland, Louisiana.
The Forest Biorefinery Summit is accepting submissions for oral and poster presentations. This international gathering attracts key players from the forest, bioeconomy and chemical sectors , as well as representatives from governments, academia...
PaperWorks invests $3M in warehouse for Wabash paperboard millJan. 15, 2018 - PaperWorks Industries has invested US$3 million…
Attis awarded $3M grant for lignin technologyJan. 15, 2018 - Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc., an integrated,…
Mould can infiltrate and weaken bio-composites, UBC researchers findJan. 15, 2018 - At UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering,…
Buckman welcomes new global VP of its water divisionJan. 16, 2018 - Buckman has appointed Christine Staples global…
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February 5-8, 2018
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