90,000 tonnes of fly ash ends up in Alberta landfills annually
Metsä Fibre and ÅF Pöyry signed agreement on Kemi bioproduct mill and Rauma sawmill pre-engineering projects
Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has signed an agreement with ÅF Pöyry on the pre-engineerings of Kemi bioproduct mill and Rauma sawmill.
Sveaskog Becomes Part Owner of SunCarbon AB - Plans for Renewable Lignin Oil Plant
Sveaskog becomes part owner of SunCarbon AB, which developed a technology for producing lignin oil from the pulp mill's black liquor.
UMaine, U.S. Department of Energy launch $20M wood-fiber research initiative
The University of Maine and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced Thursday a new research collaboration to advance efforts to use wood fiber in 3D printer manufacturing.
VTT and RISE strengthening collaboration in bio- and circular economy
The objective of the new agreement between VTT and RISE is to establish a framework for collaboration in the field of bio- and circular economy test and demo infrastructures.
The GC3 Announces 10 Semi-Finalists in GC3 Startup Network’s 4th Annual Technology Showcase
LOWELL, Mass., April 17, 2019 -- The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), a business-to-business collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of green chemistry, has announced the 10 semi-finalists for the GC3 Startup Network’s 4th Annual Technology Showcase, which will be held May 7, immediately preceding the annual GC3 Innovators Roundtable on May 8-9 in Cincinnati, OH.
Announcement Regarding Commercialization of Cellulose Nano-Fiber for Cosmetic Ingredients as “AUROVISCO CS”
Oji Holdings Corporation (“Oji”, Director of the Board/President: Masatoshi Kaku, Head Office: Tokyo) and Nikkol Group - Nikko Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Director of the Board/President: Sizuo Ukaji, Head Office: Tokyo) have been jointly developing Cellulose Nano-Fiber (CNF) for cosmetic ingredients, and announce to commercialize it as “AUROVISCO CS.”
Fortress Secures Additional Federal Government Support for Planned Bioproducts Demonstration Project
Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. (“Fortress” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release of July 11, 2018, its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Xylitol Inc., has now entered into a definitive contribution agreement with Sustainable Development Technology Canada (“SDTC”) whereby SDTC has committed $10.4 million...
Engineered microbe may be key to producing plastic from plants
With a few genetic tweaks, a type of soil bacteria with an appetite for hydrocarbons shows promise as a biological factory for converting a renewable — but frustratingly untapped — bounty into a replacement for ubiquitous plastics.
UPM is building a new ecosystem for wood-based biomedical solutions together with partners
(UPM, Helsinki, 19 February 2019 at 11:00 EET) - UPM collaborates with leading research organizations and small to medium sized companies in order to create a new ecosystem and novel wood-based innovations for the biomedical sector.
Domtar & CelluForce: Innovating with Cellulose Nanocrystals
Concerns over the long-term effects of plastics in our environment have led to stronger calls for biobased, renewable materials.
Cellulosic Sugars: The Latest Domtar Innovation
Wood — the building block of all Domtar products — is composed of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin.
Not Just Paper…A look at Alternative Uses for Wood Fibre
From a Finnish ball gown to a pair of American trainers, we explore five alternative uses for wood fibre
CelluForce restarts production of cellulose nanocrystals at its newly modernized facility
CelluForce is pleased to announce that is has restarted operations at its Cellulose NanoCrystals (CNC) plant following the completion of a major upgrade project.
Fortress Secures Federal Government Support for Planned Bioproducts Demonstration Project
Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. (“Fortress” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Xylitol Inc., has entered into a definitive contribution agreement with Natural Resources Canada (“NRCan”)
Governments of Canada and Quebec Support Growth of CelluForce in Quebec’s Forest Industry
Innovation in the forest industry has the power to advance the development of Canada’s renewable resource economy and create good jobs while combating climate change.
Wood-based innovations to make appearance at Independence Day Reception in Finland
Stora Enso has an investment under way to meet the growing demand for wood-based textiles and significantly increase the dissolving pulp capacity of its Enocell Mill in Finland; dissolving pulp is used as a raw material in the textile industry.
Saskatoon replacing sand, salt with wood chips in test run to fix slippery streets
The City of Saskatoon is testing out an environmentally friendly way to make roads less slick this winter.
Stora Enso’s lignin wins IChemE Innovative Product Award
LineoTM by Stora Enso, a lignin-based product launched by the renewable materials company earlier this year, has been awarded 'Innovative Product Award 2018' by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).
Attis Industries Launches Video Series to Demonstrate Bio-Based Technologies and Discuss Targeted End Use Products
Attis Industries, Inc., a diversified company focused on innovation and technology throughout key components of the new economy, which include renewable fuels, bio-based plastics, healthcare and communications infrastructure,...
Threads of nanocellulose stronger than spider silk
Until today, spider silk has been regarded as the world's strongest biomaterial. Now there is something that is even stronger.
ViroSel, Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s next generation breathable viral barrier fabric, provides protection in the most critical surgical environments
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, announces the launch of ViroSel™.