A much-hyped but yet-to-be-completed aviation biofuels refinery in southern Oregon appears to be headed for foreclosure after backers failed to make principal and interest payments on some $300 million in debt.
Carrot River’s Edgewood Forest Products phasing out beehive burner
The biorefinery should be in full operation by October 2023
Valmet’s new pilot facility is now in operation at its Fiber Technology Center in Sundsvall, Sweden
Valmet’s new Pretreatment BioTrac pilot facility was started up at Valmet’s Fiber Technology Center in Sundsvall, Sweden.
UPM launches UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) – a renewable product to significantly reduce CO₂ footprint of rubber and plastics applications
UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) represent UPM's latest revolutionary development in sustainable solutions.
Siemens Energy to electrify first-of-its-kind biorefinery in Germany
The Finnish company UPM-Kymmene selected Siemens Energy to supply electrification, automation, and digitalization (EAD) packages for a next-generation biorefinery currently under construction in Leuna, Germany.
New UBC bioenergy facility set to pave way for carbon-negative future
A research and demonstration facility aimed at accelerating the development of low-carbon, market-ready bioenergy products and carbon-negative energy systems has opened its doors at the University of British Columbia.
UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery repair works are on the home stretch
The damage caused by a fire at the Lappeenranta Biorefinery on 10 May is nearly repaired. The fire caused substantial damage and repair works have proceeded safely and well during the summer.
German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits UPM Biochemicals Project in Leuna
Today, the Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited UPM's state-of-the-art biochemicals facility in Leuna, Germany. During a series of visits to innovative industry champions in Eastern Germany, Steinmeier wants to increase the visibility of positive economic development in the region.
Mainstream Pine Products to Build New Crude Tall Oil (CTO) Biorefinery in South Carolina
10-acre facility in Charleston International Manufacturing Center will be capable of processing 110,000 tons of CTO from wood pulp used in paper manufacturing
The construction of UPM’s innovative biochemicals facility starts in Germany
UPM celebrated today the official start of the construction of the state-of-the-art biochemicals facility in Leuna, Germany. The biorefinery investment of EUR 550 million is a major milestone in UPM’s strategic transformation.
SCA obtains permit for biorefinery in Östrand
On september 30th, the Land and Environmental Court announced that it had granted an environmental permit to SCA to construct a biorefinery adjacent to Östrand pulp mill.
Resolute’s TMP biorefinery wins project of the year
Resolute has won an Environment + Energy (E+E) Project of the Year Award for our Thunder Bay (Ontario) thermomechanical pulp (TMP) biorefinery, which is focused on developing new ways to efficiently produce and commercialize innovative bioproducts derived from wood.
UPM invests in next generation biochemicals to drive a switch from fossil raw materials to sustainable solutions
(UPM, Helsinki, 30 January at 12.15 EET) – UPM takes the next transformative growth step and enters the biochemicals business by investing in a biorefinery at Leuna, Germany.
Sappi and Borregaard celebrate 20 years of biorefinery investment
LignoTech South Africa (LignoTech) is an equal partnership joint venture between Sappi Southern Africa Limited (“Sappi”) and Borregaard AS of Norway (“Borregaard”).
Environmental permit application for SCA’s biorefinery submitted
The project to establish a biorefinery connected to Östrand’s pulp mill is proceeding according to plan.
Environmental Impact Assessment for UPM's possible Kotka Biorefinery is ready
(UPM, Helsinki, 4 October 2018 at 14:00 EET) - The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for UPM's possible Kotka Biorefinery in Finland has been completed and given to the authorities for their final conclusions.
Pöyry awarded Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management Services assignment by SunPine for Biorefinery expansion in Piteå, Sweden
SunPine AB has awarded Pöyry with the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services assignment for SunPine biorefinery expansion project in Piteå, Sweden.
Attis Industries to Purchase Site for First Commercial Biorefinery
Facility Will Generate $35 Million in Annual Revenue
Sappi approves construction of demonstration plant for Xylitol & Furfural production in line with strategic biorefinery plans
Sappi announced today further progress in the development of its biorefinery capacity with the confirmation that it will construct a demonstration plant to further scale up its novel Xylex® technology for the production of Xylitol and Furfural.
Positive result from feasibility study ”Flagship Biorefinery”
The project "Flagship Biorefinery" has been carried out in order to investigate the prerequisites to realise a new, full scale biorefinery based on sustainable wood raw material from Swedish forests.
Master thesis on wet granulation of bio ash awarded Sweden’s Lilla Polhemspriset
Albin Nilsson's graduation project "Wet Granulation of Carbonated Bio Ash", performed at Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Sweden, was awarded Lilla Polhemspriset 2017 by The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers.
Pöyry awarded Environmental Impact Assessment assignment for KaiCell Fibers' biorefinery in Paltamo, Finland
Pöyry has been awarded with an assignment from KaiCell Fibers Ltd for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the company's biorefinery planned for Paltamo, Kainuu province in North East Finland.