View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

 
 
 
June 28, 2017
News 
 

ABFC report shows increasing use of biofuel use in Canada

Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) has released the most comprehensive study to date of biofuel use in Canada.


South Korea and Japan pellet imports at record high

Wood pellet imports to Asia reached an all-time-high in the 4Q/16 when Japan and South Korea together imported 630,000 tons of pellets.


BIC invests in bio-based feedstock company Origin Materials

Origin Materials will construct its first commercial scale demonstration facility in Sarnia by late 2018.


Pellet plant safety takes centre stage in Prince George

Current wood pellet industry safety performance and priorities were discussed at length at the annual Wood Pellet Association of Canada's safety conference.


FutureMetrics updates pellet substitution cost dashboard

FutureMetrics has made significant updates to one of its most popular dashboards: Wood Pellets in Coal Power Plants.
 
 
Sponsor Spotlight 
 
PDI

PDI Innovative Energy System

  • Burn chips, bark and other green fuel
  • Economical - significantly lower capital than other bark systems
  • Tested - several installations in pellet mills around North America
  • Range in size from 1-60MM BTU/hr
  • Payback is typically 10-12 months
  • Very easy conversion from dry fuel burners
>> Learn more
 
Featured News 
 
Feature 1

Six easy ways to ensure conveyor safety

Don’t let emergency stop buttons and pull cords lull you into a false sense of security. They’re the conveyor equivalent of the engine oil light on your car’s dashboard: If the light goes on – or you’re reaching for the emergency stop button – it may be too late. » Read more...
 
Featured News

Dust mitigation improves with new wood fibre storage initiative

Following the two mill explosions in 2012, the B.C. forestry manufacturing industry made significant investments in new technology, processes and training to better manage combustible dust and have focused on continuous improvement measures over the past several years, writes Rob Moonen, CEO of BC Forest Safety Council. » Read more...
 
Sponsored Message 
 
Ecostrat

Get Leading Industry Ideas & Best Practices

Improve your business, manage supply chain risk and reduce feedstock cost. Get connected with our 5 minute summaries of the latest ideas and feedstock procurement best practices from thought leaders and leading operators around the world.

CURRENT ARTICLES IN THE FEED
  • Simulating your Biomass Supply Chain to find Opportunities to Reduce Cost and Risk
  • Unexpected Cost Savings by Building Resiliency into Agricultural Biomass Supply Chains
  • How To Ensure the Optimal Supplier Mix for Feedstock Cost, Quality and Reliability

To read all of Ecostrat’s industry summaries and signup for our regular newsletter >> Click Here
 
News 
 

Dust collection in the wood products industry

Airex Industries provides a list of shortcomings commonly found with dust collection in the wood products industry. » Read more...

Elmia Wood shows off best of international forestry gear

A seven-kilometre stretch of forest in Sweden welcomed almost 42,000 visitors from around the world in early June to view the newest advancements forestry manufacturers have to offer. » Read more...

WorkSafeBC shares numbers on combustible dust initiative

In 2016, WorkSafeBC continued its focus on combustible dust and undertook formal inspection initiatives to verify compliance with combustible dust requirements. » Read more...
 
Events 
 

2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference

July 23-25, 2017
Location: Stowe, Vermont
» Learn More