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November 27, 2017
News 
 

New research explains biochar's 'miraculous' properties

An international team of researchers has demonstrated how composting of biochar creates a very thin organic coating that significantly improves the biochar's fertilizing capabilities.


Employee killed at pellet storage facility in Texas

German Pellets is investigating an incident that lead to the death of an employee at a storage facility at the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, last week.


Forum aims to energize NB wood pellet industry

The NB Wood Pellet Forum will discuss opportunities to simultaneously grow the New Brunswick wood pellet industry, lower the province's energy costs, and help government meet its climate objectives.


Titan Hemp partners to form new bioplastics company

Titan BioPlastics will create plant-based composites and products for packaging, nanotechnology, bio-polymers, construction, and bioplastics.


Ottawa needs to grasp our bioeconomy potential

For the bio sector to flourish, governments need to establish a strong enabling environment that is in place for the long term.
 
 
Featured News 
 
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Policies will drive Japanese demand for industrial wood pellets

The majority of demand growth for industrial wood pellets after 2019 is expected to come from Japan and South Korea, writes FutureMetrics’ William Strauss. Both the Japanese and S. Korean markets for industrial wood pellets are driven by policies that are quite different. » Read more...
 
Featured News

How to stop a pellet plant explosion

One single ounce of oxygen. That’s all it would have taken for an explosion to have occurred at Pacific BioEnergy’s Prince George, B.C. facility in August 2017. What was the winning solution? Nitrogen injection. » Read more...
 
Events 
 

Scaling Up 2017

November 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa
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Transitioning from Fossil Fuels to Forests

November 29, 2017
Location: Pembroke, Ont.
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NB Wood Pellet Forum

December 12, 2017
Location:Fredericton
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