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- Failed Ethanol Project Costs Oshawa
- Haida Bioenergy
- Agri-Science Cluster
- Fire at Wood Pellet Facility
- Bioenergy at Domtar - Windsor
- Deal in the Works for Scotia Atlantic Biomass
OSHAWA — A multi-million dollar arbitration award related to a failed ethanol project has left the Port of Oshawa more than $4 million in the red, according to the port’s recently released financial statements. In 2016 financial statements — posted on the port’s website on Monday — auditors from Deloitte emphasize that the arbitration award resulted in a net loss of $4.4 million for the port in 2016. They also point out that the port’s current liabilities exceed its assets by $5.9 million… by Reka Szekely.
It has been a tense day at the Pacific Bioenergy plant on Willowcale Road. Smoke can see billowing from the top of one of two silos on the site of the plant. Fire officials are on scene, though primarily to keep an eye on silo. The silo stores the pellets that are produced at Pacific Bioenergy. At this point, it is uncertain what the cause of the smoke is, but plant officials say the plan is to have the fire department cap the silo so as to remove any fire fuels from the silo… by CKPG News.
WINDSOR, Quebec–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 24, 2017– Domtar is proud to inaugurate its second generating unit with a power output of 18 MW at its Windsor (Quebec) Mill. The start-up of its second generating unit, built for $36 million, will improve the energy efficiency of the mill produced from renewable resources while reducing production costs… by Domtar.
It has been nine months since Vancouver-based Viridis Energy went into receivership, but now at last there’s a deal about to close for the assets of its subsidiary in Middle Musquodobit. Peter Wedlake, a Grant Thornton partner and senior vice-president, said in an interview Tuesday there’s a buyer working out a few details before that deal can be inked for the assets of Scotia Atlantic Biomass Company, a former wood pellet producer. Any such deal will need court approval… by James Risdon.