Tag: Canada

Tidewater chooses Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology for renewable diesel facility in Canada

Tidewater chooses Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology for renewable diesel facility in Canada

April 15, 2021 |

In Canada, Topsoe has signed a contract with Tidewater for the delivery of Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology in Canada. The technology will be utilized in a new 3,000 barrels per day renewable diesel facility that, subject to receipt of Tidewater’s final investment decision, will be constructed at the site of Tidewater’s existing Prince George refinery in […]

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FCL buys True North’s assets to ensure biofuel project gets completed

FCL buys True North’s assets to ensure biofuel project gets completed

April 13, 2021 |

In Canada, renewable fuels are a critical component of Federated Co-operatives Limited’s climate change strategy and are the reason the company pursued the purchase of True North’s assets. After careful analysis of the work True North has completed with regard to biofuel production, FCL felt that the acquisition of True North’s current assets would supplement […]

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Government of Canada invests in BOSK Bioproducts to produce 3D printed bioplastics

Government of Canada invests in BOSK Bioproducts to produce 3D printed bioplastics

April 12, 2021 |

In Canada, the Government of Canada announced a C$1-million investment to BOSK Bioproducts Inc. as part of the second phase of the Bioplastics Challenge. This challenge is aimed at helping small businesses reduce pollution by turning forest-based residue into sustainable plastic materials.  With this funding, BOSK Bioproducts Inc. will focus on the installation of a small-scale production […]

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Canadian government to invest millions in to replace diesel-fueled buses with RNG buses

Canadian government to invest millions in to replace diesel-fueled buses with RNG buses

April 11, 2021 |

In Canada, the Governments of Canada and British Columbia are investing in RNG buses in Greater Victoria as part of a public transportation initiative through the Public Transportation Infrastructure Stream, part of the Investing in Canada Plan. A portion of the funding will be used to acquire around 15 medium-duty buses fueled with CNG or […]

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Natural Resources Canada invests $2.31M in University of Alberta’s biojet technology

Natural Resources Canada invests $2.31M in University of Alberta’s biojet technology

April 5, 2021 |

In Canada, Natural Resources Canada announced a C$2,890,000 investment in the University of Alberta’s biojet technology. University of Alberta, along with project partners Alberta Innovates, FORGE Hydrocarbons Inc., Western Economic Diversification Canada, Future Energy Systems, CanmetENERGY Devon and Edmonton International Airport, are also providing funding toward this $7.4-million project. The investment will support the university’s […]

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Gibson Energy teams with Suncor Energy for biofuel blending and loading expansion

Gibson Energy teams with Suncor Energy for biofuel blending and loading expansion

April 5, 2021 |

In Canada, Gibson Energy Inc. announced it has entered into a long-term agreement with Suncor Energy Inc. for services at the Company’s Edmonton Terminal and the related sanction of an expansion to support the blending and loading of third party biofuels for Suncor.  As part of the agreement, all existing assets at the Edmonton Terminal […]

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Urbana Corporation invests in Canada’s largest ethanol coop producer

Urbana Corporation invests in Canada’s largest ethanol coop producer

March 29, 2021 |

In Canada, Urbana Corporation has purchased 1,400,999 shares of IGPC Class E preferred shares representing 12.78% of the equity of Integrated Grain Processors Co-operative Inc. (“IGPC”), Canada’s largest cooperatively owned fuel ethanol producer, from existing shareholders. In addition, Urbana previously purchased $1 million in IGPC’s 7% debentures maturing July 31st, 2023. As well as helping […]

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Richardson International to double crushing at Saskatchewan canola plant

Richardson International to double crushing at Saskatchewan canola plant

March 24, 2021 |

In Canada, Richardson International Limited is announcing a significant investment in their canola crush plant in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In addition to doubling its processing capacity to 2.2 million metric tons, the project will optimize operational efficiencies and modernize the facility to meet an ever-growing global demand for canola oil and canola meal products. When completed, […]

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Canada Steamship Lines testing 2G biodiesel throughout 2021 season

Canada Steamship Lines testing 2G biodiesel throughout 2021 season

March 22, 2021 |

In Canada, Canada Steamship Lines will be testing second generation biodiesel on half of its fleet over the course of the 2021 navigation season – a first for the Great Lakes shipping industry. These tests are a follow-up to the successful trials of B100 biodiesel fuel on the main engines of two CSL ships last […]

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Canada announces grant funding for bioplastics and bioeconomy

Canada announces grant funding for bioplastics and bioeconomy

March 22, 2021 |

In Canada, Canadian farmers are looking to reduce waste, and plant-based plastics are an increasingly popular alternative as part of a growing Canadian bioeconomy. Creating exciting new options for Canadian farmers, while supporting them in responsibly managing on-farm plastic waste, is helping to build a healthier economy and environment. Today the Minister of Agriculture and […]

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