Biofuel

Business group Partnera Oyj has signed an agreement to acquire a majority share in the KPA Unicon Group. The acquisition will make Oulu-based Partnera the majority shareholder (70%) of KPA Unicon Group. The Kovanen family’s company Prounicon Oy will continue as the Group’s minority shareholder (30%).

Drax Group will begin constructing the first of three new “satellite” pellet plants in Arkansas. In total, Drax will invest $40 million in the state, creating approximately 30 new direct jobs and many more indirect jobs across three Arkansas communities. Drax will begin construction of the first plant later this month ...

Global trade of wood chips, which are mainly used by pulpmills, grew from about 21 million tons in 2009 to an all-time high of 35 million tons in 2018. Subsequently, trade declined for two consecutive years to reach just over 30 million tons in 2020.

The letter of intent, which was signed by the parties this week, sets out a framework for developing optimal energy related synergies between KaiCell Fibers Oy’s planned 600 000 t/a pulp and bioproducts mill in Paltamo, Finland, and the Loiste companies.

Enviva Partners' (the “Partnership”) net revenue increased by $36.6 million, or 17.9%, for the 1Q 2021 as compared to the 1Q 2020, primarily as a result of a $26.7 million increase in product sales and a $9.9 million increase in other revenue.

Expander Energy Inc. and Vanderwell Contractors announce that their Slave Lake Biomass / Gas to Liquids proposed project received its environmental permit from Alberta Environment and Parks ("AEP") to establish Canada's first Biomass Gas to Liquids plant adjacent to Vanderwell's sawmill site in the Mitsue Industrial Pa...