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  • 04 Jun 2017 : IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference

    This edition of IUFRO Tree Biotech will examine: practical applications for tree biotechnology; new developments in biotechnology that can be applied to forest productivity and conservation; biotechnology and climate change; genomic, proteomic, metabolomics and other omics technologies; and genetic engineering[…]

  • 05 Jun 2017 : 2017 International Conference on Nanotechnology

    Mark your calendars for Nano 2017!The co-chairs for TAPPI's 2017 Nano Conference invite submissions for oral and poster presentations. This event continues to grow in attendance and quality of presentations. Please consider submitting an abstract to this premier event addressing[…]

  • 05 Jun 2017 : Alberta Saskatchewan Renewable Energy Summit

    With the launch of the first round of competitive bids for renewable energy projects underway, Alberta and Saskatchewan are moving forward steadily with their ambitious renewable energy goals for 2030. Developers and lenders are now looking for clarity on current[…]

  • 07 Jun 2017 : Atlantic Biorefinery Conference

    Explore Atlantic Canada's cutting edge biorefining technologies through live presentations, hands-on tours and demonstrations at local facilities. Get up-to-date with the latest developments in the region and abroad in bioenergy, biofuels, and biorefining in aquaculture, agriculture, marine and forestry. Meet[…]

  • 12 Jun 2017 : 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference

    The 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 (Forest Products) Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future Conference will be held in Vancouver, BC from June 12th to 16th at the Pinnacle Hotel (downtown Vancouver). The Conference is jointly organized by IUFRO Division[…]

  • 13 Jun 2017 : Wood Pellet Safety Conference and Workshop Safety in Action

    Workplace safety should be top of mind, no matter what industry you’re in. Canadian Biomass magazine is proud to partner with the Wood Pellet Association of Canada for two days dedicated to all things safety.The Wood Pellet Safety Conference and[…]

  • 15 Jun 2017 : International Conference on Environmental Biotechnology and Bioengineering

    The ICEBB 2017: 19th International Conference on Environmental Biotechnology and Bioengineering aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Environmental Biotechnology and Bioengineering. It[…]

  • 23 Jul 2017 : 2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference

    Save the date for the 2017 conference, July 23-25 in Stowe, Vermont! The PFI Annual Conference highlights the various applications of densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the densified biomass industry. It attracts a broad range[…]

  • 23 Jul 2017 : BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

    BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology conference that brings together from across the globe business leaders, investors, academics and policymakers in the biofuels, biobased products, renewable chemicals, synthetic biology, food ingredients and biomass sectors.[…]

  • 24 Jul 2017 : International Conference on Renewable Energy and Resources

    Conference series LLC conference invites all the participants across the globe to attend “International conference on Renewable Energy and Resources” during July 24-25, 2017 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that includes prompt keynote Speaker, presentations, oral talks, poster presentations and[…]

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WPAC Safety Committee

The Board of Directors has appointed the Safety Committee to manage the safety objectives of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada ("WPAC"). The Safety Committee works in close cooperation with the BC Forest Safety Council.

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Industry News

  • FPInnovations CEO Pierre Lapointe steps down

    May 25, 2017 - Yvon Pelletier, chairman of the board of directors for FPInnovations, announced today that Pierre Lapointe will be stepping down from his position as president and CEO.A selection process will be started over the next few weeks[…]

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  • Dalhousie plans to revamp biomass energy system

    May 25, 2017 - Things are heating up at the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus with news of a substantial rejuvenation of the 30-year old biomass energy plant and steam distribution system. On Tuesday, Dalhousie’s Board of Governors approved a $24.2[…]

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  • Algae shoes: Bloom partners with shoe company

    May 24, 2017 - A London-based shoe company has partnered with San Diego-based Bloom, a company that produces foam from algae, to create shoes made with algal biomass.Vivobarefoot will be selling shoes that are made with Bloom algae foam in[…]

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The Pellet Advantage

Efficient and Plentiful Production

Wood Pellet Association of Canada members are world leaders in the design and operation of modern pellet plants.

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Innovating our way to a safer, better product

Wood pellets are a safe, reliable modern fuel. But they are still a fuel, requiring care in producing, shipping and storing.

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Renewable and sustainable? Energy really can grow on trees.

There is no single energy source capable of solving our dependence on fossil fuels. Instead we need to look to a mix of new fuels, including wood pellets.

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