Major step forward in commercialization process for biomass


Ontario corn field – photo courtesy of Farm & Food Care Ontario.

“Government and private-sector funding is expected to move ahead proposal that could lead to the building of a commercial plant in Sarnia-Lambton to convert cornstalks and wheat stalks into sugar for use in the chemical industry.

Murray McLaughlin, executive director of Sarnia-based Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, said approximately $300,000 from the federal government’s Growing Forward 2 initiative, along with approximately $200,000 from other partners, will be used in the coming year to take a closer look at the technology and how to move it to commercial use.”

Click here to read the rest of this article by Paul Morden, printed in the London Free Press.

Click here to read a similar article, by JD Booth, which appeared in the Lambton Shield.