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Fortum and Valmet take bio-oil to new level with Preem

April 25, 2018

Fortum and Valmet are developing a technology to produce advanced, high-value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio-liquids. The technology is seen as one of the most competitive and efficient ways of producing advanced lignocellulosic biofuels to meet European targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The project

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BAP Announces Production of Bamboo Sanitary Papers

April 25, 2018

VANCOUVER, B.C. — BAP Industries of Guatemala has announced the signing of a 10-year exclusive bamboo purchase agreement with the U. S.-based EcoPlanet Bamboo Group for 100 percent of the off-take from its sustainably grown Nicaraguan bamboo plantations, as part of a strategic alliance with Advance Pulp and Paper Machinery

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West Fraser Senior Leadership Transition Plan

April 25, 2018

Vancouver, B.C. – West Fraser has announced Ted Seraphim’s plan to retire as Chief Executive Officer at the end of the second quarter of 2019. West Fraser also announced today the appointment of Ray Ferris, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, as President and Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. Ray will

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Ontario Investing in Mass Timber Construction

April 25, 2018

Ontario is investing in research, education, and construction of tall wood buildings so more wood products can be used in new homes and taller buildings through the new Mass Timber Program. This program is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s carbon market. The

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B.C. forestry roundtable calls on Trudeau to act

April 23, 2018

VICTORIA, CNW – A forestry roundtable convened to deal with the crisis caused by U.S. tariffs on five Canadian paper mills has resolved to protect affected communities and recruit the federal government to fight back. “President Trump’s tariffs on paper mills are grossly unfair and may cause several mill closures,” said Scott

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Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry

April 23, 2018

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group has announced they have finalized a contract to sell 70,000 metric tonnes of wood pellets annually to a Japanese conglomerate, Ube Industries Ltd., by the end of 2019. “Japan has made a strong commitment to decarbonization, and biomass is poised to become an increasingly important part

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UNBC recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers

April 23, 2018

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia has once again been named as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This marks the seventh consecutive year UNBC has garnered the honours from the editors of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition. “The ethos of sustainability

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