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UPM celebrated today the official start of the construction of the state-of-the-art biochemicals facility in Leuna, Germany. The biorefinery investment of EUR 550 million is a major milestone in UPM’s strategic transformation.

On september 30th, the Land and Environmental Court announced that it had granted an environmental permit to SCA to construct a biorefinery adjacent to Östrand pulp mill.

Resolute has won an Environment + Energy (E+E) Project of the Year Award for our Thunder Bay (Ontario) thermomechanical pulp (TMP) biorefinery, which is focused on developing new ways to efficiently produce and commercialize innovative bioproducts derived from wood.

Hemicelluloses are already used in food packaging, hydrogels, and more

Swedish road and infrastructure operator Svevia has decided to collaborate with Stora Enso in testing lignin in asphalt. Through this collaboration, Svevia aims to replace part of the oil-based binder with nature’s own binder – lignin, Lineo ™ by Stora Enso. The lignin containing asphalt is currently being tested out on Swedish roads.

UPM Biocomposites and Finnish Mysoda have collaborated to create a range of sparkling water makers made almost entirely out of renewable materials.

FORT NELSON, B.C. – The Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce held a Zoom meeting to discuss the Pellet Plant in Fort Nelson, the upcoming project for Peak Renewable.

VANCOUVER, BCNov. 25, 2020 - Pinnacle Renewable Energy ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) today announced that operations at its facility in Houston, B.C. (the "Facility") have been temporarily suspended as a result of a fire-related event earlier today in the dryer area of the Facility.

We’re losing the war. But we might win the next battle. That’s the mixed message on the prospects for the protecting a forest-saving, wildfire-reducing market for biomass in Arizona that emerged this week from a meeting of the Natural Resources Working Group.

A Kelowna company has plans in the works to turn wood waste into renewable natural gas.  REN Energy says it’s been working on developing the method for the past several years.

On Wednesday, 7 October, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan inaugurated Södra’s plant for commercial biomethanol at the pulp mill in Mönsterås. Members of the European Parliament Fredrik Federley, Jytte Guteland and Jessica Polfjärd were present at the inauguration as well as Professor Johan Kuylenstierna of the Swedish Climate Policy Council.

SHERBROOKE, QC, Sept. 8, 2020 - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $4.5-million investment in CRB Innovations, a technology company based in Sherbrooke, Quebec, to support the eco-sustainable development of the forest sector.