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A worker treats an ash tree with TreeAzin, a product manufactured in Sault Ste. Marie that heads off the destructive emerald ash borer, which bores into ash trees and kills them.
Knowledge growing in sectorThe year 2013 marked another banner installment for BioForest Technologies.The Sault Ste. Marie company, which manufactures a pesticide to help eradicate emerald ash borer, has had strong sales since getting its full registration for use in Canada last fall, and is working on new applications and innovations for the product.Developed in 2001, TreeAzin is an injectable organic pesticide manufactured from the Indian neem tree that’s designed to combat the onset of emerald ash borer (EAB), ...


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CRIBE funds eastern Ontario biofuels plant
Thunder Bay-based Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) is providing up to $1.5 million to leverage up to $4 million to increase production capacity at Ensyn Technologies’ Renfrew biofuel plant in eastern Ontario.Ensyn will have a “fast-to-market option” to deliver their pet...
Trolling for power in the northwest
Is there more power generation to be had in northwestern Ontario?That’s what the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) wants to know.The OPA is gathering information to see if there are any untapped or underutilized power generation options to be found to feed a potentially growing demand for electricity i...
Power producer fined
Kagawong Power has been fined $2,000 in an Ontario Court of Justice for failing to operate its Charlton Generating Station in accordance with an approved water management plan.Kagawong pleaded guilty to failing to operate within the mandatory water level compliance requirements, for failing to noti...
Sault pursuing waterfront remediation efforts
It’s been more than 30 years since much activity has taken place on a trio of properties owned by Suncor and Shell along Sault Ste. Marie’s waterfront. But the city is hoping the prime pieces of real estate can be repurposed for new development, and the first step is to clean up the land. In ...


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