AUBURN, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, June 21, 2018 --Forest Concepts LLC has been awarded a $1.8 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office ( to address the critical issues of poor flowability, high friction, and highly variable physical properties that have plagued the biomass industry. Save

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2018 -Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) today announced that it has entered into a new long-term, take-or-pay off-take contract with Hanwa Co., Ltd. ("Hanwa"), a large, diversified trading company in Japan.

The paper and wood products industry represents one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the nation, eager to strengthen the economy and boost American manufacturing jobs through supportive public policy that levels the playing field with competitors around the globe.

As part of the Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF), the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and JBICIG Partners (a subsidiary of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation) have agreed to 'collaborate and consider' potential investments in Russia's bioenergy industry.