Hot off the press: New guide on bioheat from forest feedstocks for clean and affordable energy

Canada is a winter nation resulting in Canadians spending millions of dollars each year to pay for necessary heat. With increasing heating costs and climate change becoming top of mind, communities are taking a more serious look at energy alternatives. One of the top choices for energy alternatives is bioheat....

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Södra builds world’s first commercial biomethanol plant

VAXJO, Sweden — Södra has built the world’s first plant for commercial biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest biomass, at Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. Over the next few days, a first pilot delivery will go to Emmelev A/S, a customer that will be using biomethanol in its biodiesel production....

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  • American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper into Carbon Program

    Washington, D.C. – The American Forest Foundation (AFF) has announced that International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined AFF and its partner, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), in supporting the newly-created Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) to enhance carbon sequestration on family-owned...

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  • Join us for a Forum on Caribou March 11, 2020

    Communities, environmental organizations, Indigenous peoples, all levels of government, academia and the forest sector have a shared interest to create healthy forests while providing the economic base necessary to support forestry communities across the country. With the launch of FSC’s new forest management standard, this is the time for us...

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  • New edition of CLT Handbook now available 

    MONTREAL, CNW — FPInnovations, a non-profit specializing in creating solutions that support the global competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector, and its government and industry partners, today launched the all-new 2019 2nd edition of the building-construction game-changing, “Canadian CLT Handbook.” Prepared by FPInnovations and its research partners, it provides the latest information...

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  • China lifts tariffs on North American hardwoods

    WASHINGTON , Woodworking Network — The Chinese government has announced it will remove tariffs on certain species of  Canadian and U.S. hardwood lumber for one year, starting Feb. 28. Published Feb. 21, the exemption lists several North American hardwoods, including cherry, ash, oak and “other” lumber and logs. In a note...

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  • New Agreement Further Erodes the Working Forest

    VANCOUVER – BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) President and CEO Susan Yurkovich and Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued a joint statement in response to the announcement today that the Intergovernmental Partnership Agreement for the Conservation of the Central Group of the Southern Mountain...

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Winter #2 2019 – Vol. 23 #8

Winter #2 2019 – Vol. 23 #8

January 6, 2020
By: Brett Vezina

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