Top Cdn BE: Biomass Innovation in Canada

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December 3, 2018,

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a nationally focused not-for-profit organization based in Sarnia, Ontario, in the county of Lambton. BIC’s mission is to provide critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. “Our expertise in commercialization builds a stronger Canada,’ the group says of its goals..  by Murray McLaughlin.

VANCOUVERNov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ – Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. (“Pinnacle” or the “Company”) (TSX: PL) today announced that it has commenced initial pellet production at its new production facility in Smithers, British Columbia (the “Facility”), which is owned 70% by Pinnacle and 30% by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser”) (TSX: WFT) through a limited partnership.

It’s been a long time in the works, but the Great Northern Peninsula now has a new major player on the forestry scene. Active Energy is a U.K.-based company with a local subsidiary, Timberlands Newfoundland, and plans for a biofuel plant that would put dozens of people to work in the region… by CBC.

Canadian oilseed producers may soon have another local market for their crops, thanks to the launching of a new Ontario business. Renewable Lubricants Inc. (RLI) of Ohio, a U.S. manufacturer of vegetable-oil-based lubricants, has formed a Canadian subsidiary that will be in Ontario, said a Tuesday Oilseed Innovation Partners (OIP) release… by Lauren Arva.