GRAIN ELEVATOR COMPANY BUYS INTO BIOMASS . . . CHINA BUYING MORE CANADIAN PEAS . . . MECHANICAL PULPING A FOCUS AT PAPTAC ATLANTIC BRANCH CONFERENCE . . . LYME DISEASE IN HORSES: MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS . . .
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GRAIN ELEVATOR COMPANY BUYS INTO BIOMASS
Source: The Chronicle Herald
Halifax Grain Elevator Ltd. will invest up to $1 million in Scotia Atlantic Biomass Co. Ltd., the company that makes wood pellets in Upper Musquodoboit. The deal has positive implications for the Upper Musquodoboit facility that produces the wood pellets that are trucked to the Port of Halifax for shipment to overseas markets. (read more)
CHINA BUYING MORE CANADIAN PEAS
According to special crop producers, China has replaced India as the world’s biggest importer of yellow peas – and nearly all of it comes from Canada. Canada has a 93 percent share of the growing Chinese market, where yellow pea imports skyrocketed to 1.1 million tonnes last year from 427,000 tonnes in 2009. (read more)
MECHANICAL PULPING A FOCUS AT PAPTAC ATLANTIC BRANCH CONFERENCE
Source: Pulp and Paper Canada
A small group of people from local mills and a handful of supplier representatives met on Cape Breton in May for the PAPTAC Atlantic Branch conference. With about 50 attendees, the meeting had the feel of a roundtable session, with peers frankly discussing challenges and solutions related to mechanical pulping and papermaking. (read more)
LYME DISEASE IN HORSES: MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS
Source: The Horse
Veterinarian Amy Grice, VMD, says it often starts with a vague phone call from a horse owner: “My horse hasn’t been himself the last couple of days, and it seems like he’s lost weight.” (read more)
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