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Canada to invest in clean technologies by Centre de traitement de la biomasse de la Montérégie

CTBM manages and processes liquid and semi-liquid organic waste from the agri-food and commercial industries.

February 25, 2022   by CM Staff

SAINT-PIE, QC  — Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) has said it will provide funding in the amount of $3 million to the Centre de traitement de la biomasse de la Montérégie (CTMB) to support expansion of its treatment capacity.

CTBM manages and processes liquid and semi-liquid organic waste from the agri-food and commercial industries.

Five years ago, CTMB launched a large-scale project to upgrade its technologies. Presently, the business recovers the waste its treats and transforms it into biogas, biofertilizers and ammonium sulfate.

The CTBM’s process now includes biomethanization facilities, two composters, a dryer, and all related equipment required for such processing.

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“Our government is making concrete commitments to demonstrate that a strong economy and a healthy environment go hand in hand. Among other things, we are investing strategically in clean technologies to create quality jobs and stimulate the economy of today and tomorrow. It is by helping businesses such as the Centre de traitement de la biomasse de la Montérégie to become more innovative and competitive and by boosting innovation for technological development that Canada will rank among the most innovative countries in the world,” said CED Minister and Brome—Missisquoi MP Pascale St-Onge in a statement.