Boeing, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG, with support from Canada's aviation industry and other stakeholders, are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel.
Raw materials and waste products from the forest are predicted to become very important to tomorrow’s climate-smart manufacturing.
The first edition of the FPInnovates conference highlighted the importance of innovation in the workforce and the impact of new technologies.
Canadian biofuels developer Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its renewable gasoline product, RFGasoline.
An issues paper released by the Canadian Climate Forum documents how forests and products made from tree fibre will play an increasingly critical role in the transition to a low carbon economy.
Published in Sustainability
The renewable attributes of nanocellulose will promote its increased adoption, concludes a new report from Transparency Market Research.
Published in Global Trends
A strategic partnership to develop active molecules derived from Canadian forest biomass for food industry and cosmetics applications has been announced by research and development FPInnovations and Naturex, a global leader in specialty plant-based natural ingredients.
The Swedish research institute Innventia is coordinating a collaborative research project called Lignojet that aims to establish lignin as a raw material in bio-based aviation fuel.
Oct. 26, 2015 -- Enerlab 2000 will receive an investment of $500,000 over four years to pursue the development of iso-lignin, a biopolymer based on lignin.
There are many first-of-their-kind technologies being implemented by the Canadian forest products industry on its journey to transformation.
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Published in Industry News
Even before the Government of Nova Scotia introduced its Renewable Energy Plan in April of 2010, Nova Scotia Power understood the opportunity that was in front of them in Point Tupper.
Published in Green Energy
Stora Enso's Sunila mill employees are now running the Valmet-supplied LignoBoost lignin separation plant.
The 2015 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is being awarded to a group of researchers from Japan and France for their development of an energy-efficient method to produce nanofibrillated cellulose.
Two European trade show organizers, Adforum and Elmia, have agreed to combine their fairs to form International Wood Biorefining Week, from May 24-26, 2016, in Stockholm.
British Columbia has announced a "fibre action plan" to help generate more value from the province's forest resources.
Published in Forestry
As National Forest Week begins, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) reminds Canadians about the economic importance of the forest sector.
Published in Industry News
An intensive short course on “Designing the Forest Biorefinery” is offered by TAPPI, PAPTAC and EnVertis following the International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference in Atlanta.
Red Rock Biofuels announced in July that it will produce approximately three million gallons of low-carbon, renewable jet fuel per year for FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.
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