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The US House and Senate passed a $1 trillion Omnibus spending bill recently deeming forest bioenergy as carbon neutral by the American federal government. As stated in the Biomass magazine article “Omnibus bill policy rider deems forest bioenergy carbon neutral” by Anna Simet. (1) The 1665 page bill provides discretionary funding for the federal government...
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Any organization’s most important asset is its people. Success depends on their ability to work efficiently and effectively, particularly in challenging environments such as the forestry industry where supervision is low, revenue is directly tied to employee productivity and they are being entrusted with equipment worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. In addition, training a...
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My colleagues and I work with clients and companies across Canada and around the world, helping them innovate with renewable resources.  We believe strongly that products made from well-managed renewable resources are key to creating a more sustainable society, and this comes with the added benefit of economic growth and more jobs in rural communities....
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Meeting Canada’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the year 2030 to 30% below 2005 levels, or 30megatonnes annual emission reduction, is no small measure. In fact, it is a monumental undertaking. Facing uncertain winds blowing from our Southern neighbours makes the goal no less challenging. Political leaders at both the Federal and...
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Over the past 83 years, Forest Nova Scotia has served as a voice of the forest industry. They bring together more than 300 landowners, forestry professionals and those passionate about our forests to explore key issues at their annual AGM. This year’s event took place in Halifax on January 24th and 25th. The conference was...
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Efficiency is a beautiful thing. So are renewable resources. Together, they provide a significant opportunity to lower the carbon intensity of the energy and products we use everyday. And for Nova Scotia’s renewable resource sector to play a role in this transition, competing with significantly larger jurisdictions, efficiency needs to be a primary objective. That’s...
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Industry leaders, academics, and a range of Government and institutional representatives came together for two days at Ottawa’s Westin Hotel to discuss how to advance the role of renewable fuels and bio-based products to shift Canada to a low-carbon economy. The event was hosted by Andrea Kent, the CEO of the Renewable Industries Forum. BioApplied actively...
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Leaders from Canada’s emerging bio-economy sector gathered in Ottawa this month for the “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low-carbon, bio-based economy through sustainable innovation” conference.  Jeff Passmore organized and hosted the event, bringing together a wide-range of Industry, Government, Academic, and International professionals.  BioApplied was pleased to be an active participant.  It was an opportunity to...
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‘Log-a-Load for kids’ is a fundraising campaign that began 28 years ago. Initially, loggers and other workers from the forest products community donated the value of a load of logs to their local children’s hospital. The idea spread, and now forest product workers from across North America raise funds through a wide range of events,...
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