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January 8, 2018,

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ATIKOKAN, Ont. — The future of an important player in Atikokan’s economy appears secure despite the bankruptcy of U.S.- based Rentech Inc. The company struck a deal in December to sell its Atikokan wood pellet mill, just before filing for bankruptcy… by TbNewsWatch.

An Ontario government proposal could dramatically increase the amount of Ontario corn going into ethanol production and help bring consistency to the basis price for corn in the province. The government has posted its proposal to increase ethanol content in the province’s gasoline from five to 10 per cent to the Environmental Bill of Rights registry, which will result in public consultations on the proposal… by John Greig.

CHAR Technologies Ltd. (“CHAR“) (TSX VENTURE:YES) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of the Altech Group (“Altech“), which is comprised of Altech Environmental Consulting Ltd. and Altech Technologies Systems Inc. Altech provides solutions to environmental engineering challenges. Founded in 1986, Altech has 12 employees and a diverse and stable client base. CHAR acquired all of the outstanding shares in both Altech Environmental Consulting Ltd. and Altech Technology Systems Inc. (the “Purchased Shares“)... by Char Technologies.

CANADA – While many farmers are planning their seeding for 2018, Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) agriculture economists have five trends they want to plant in the minds of Canadian producers, food processors and retailers. “Agriculture is a dynamic sector that is interconnected with so many local and global economic trends,” said J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for FCC. “Making sense of those top trends allows the agriculture and agri-food sectors to identify possible challenges and opportunities in 2018.” by Business Examiner.

Jan. 4, 2018 – Commissioned in 2011, Precision Energy Services, Inc. (PES) of Hayden, Idaho, supplied the first sludge-to-energy system to Atlantic Packaginghttps://www.canadianbiomassmagazine.ca/equipment/fuidized-bed-combustion-systems-generate-steam-at-paper-mills-6667’s 111 plant location. This system replaced a combustion technology that was unable to reliably burn the wet paper mill sludge. Precision Energy Services designed and supplied a second recycled paper mill sludge-to-energy system for Atlantic Packaging in Ontario. This system is designed to process 100,000 tons per year of paper mill sludge that was previously being sent to local area landfills. The system eliminates the cost of sludge disposal as well as reduces the cost of fossil fuels by the offset generation of plant steam… by Precision Energy Services.