Peak Renewables reports it is building a 600,000 tonne per year industrial wood pellet facility in Fort Nelson, British Columbia. Fort Nelson First Nation will reportedly have equity in the plant, which is anticipated to be in operation in 2022.
Recently, Peak Renewables purchased Canfor’s forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region and Canfor’s Fort Nelson mill assets, including an idle sawmill and OSB facilities. The site reportedly has buildings, a log pond and a biomass energy plant. The new mill will export its pellets to Asia.
The Peak Renewables executive team includes founder and chairman, Brian Fehr. He is a co-founder of BID Group, which had tremendous success with the turnkey supply and construction of sawmills in the Southeast U.S.
Bandit Industries plans to build three new production facilities and expand an existing plant in 2022. That is in addition to four building expansions in 2021, one that is completed and three more that are currently under construction. When all are completed, Bandit’s manufacturing facilities will increase…
Drax Biomass donated $5,000 and essential water supplies to help evacuees in Northeastern Louisiana who were impacted by Hurricane Ida. The funds and supplies went to hurricane relief efforts driven by United Way of northeast Louisiana part of their “Embrace Louisiana” relief project.
A proposed 450,000 metric tons per year industrial wood pellet mill to be built in Adel, Ga. is still an active project with nearly all of the pieces—including financing, equipment selection and air quality permit—in place, and construction expected to begin at mid-year 2022, according to Craig Whitlock, founder and…
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