[NEWS] Two Wood Pellet Plants Open in British Columbia

– July 21, 2016, Bioenergy Insight

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAaxAAAAJDk0YjZhYWNlLWJlZWYtNGZiMS1iMDQ4LTU4ODU3Y2YyNGUyNwWood processing specialist Canfor has opened two new wood pellet plants worth C$58 million (€40.3m) in Canada’s British Columbia.

The two plants, located at Fort St. John and Chetwynd, were built at Canfor’s existing sawmills and have a combined annual production capacity of 175,000 tonnes of wood pellets, Prince George Citizen reports.

The Chetwynd plant began operations late last year, while the Fort St. John plant reached full operations earlier this year.

“[The plants] play an important role in maximising the value of our fibre with their production of sustainable wood pellets from once waste-bound sawmill residues,” Canfor CEO Don Kayne said in a statement.

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