Top Cdn BE: Bioeconomy Hot Bed – Sarnia

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January 15, 2018,

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Sarnia has one of the fastest growing bio-based economies in Canada, an unprecedented number of green economy announcements in 2017 have confirmed. “Things ramped up considerably after construction of BioAmber’s ($141-million plant) in 2015,” says Matthew Slotwinski, business development consultant at the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP)… by Cathy Dobson.

octobre 2017, l’entreprise Xylo Carbone annonçait officiellement un investissement de 6,6M$ dans le parc industriel de la MRC de Mékinac situé à Saint-Tite. Xylo Carbone opérera un site de coupe et de triage de bois ainsi qu’une usine qui transformera le bois en charbon de bois pour la cuisson sur le barbecue, en biochar pour l’agriculture, en composite de carbone, ainsi qu’en charbon de bois activé, notamment utilisé dans l’épuration de l’eau et de l’air. Pour la venue de cette usine, la MRC de Mékinac a aménagé son parc industriel au coût de 500 000$. En tout et partout, le projet devrait créer une quarantaine d’emplois, dont une vingtaine directement à l’usine de Saint-Tite… by Redaction Shawinigan.

Jan. 9, 2018 – If the past few years have shown us anything, it’s that there is tremendous opportunity for the biomass industry in Canada, specifically in Atlantic Canada. In thinking of Atlantic Canada, thoughts of our hospitality, friendliness, seafood, and bitterly cold winters might spring to mind. But, with these sweeping winds comes opportunity for growth in biomass-based industries, especially those that have been traditionally under-realized... by Meaghan Seagrave.