Foam Lake, Saskatchewan – A new biodiesel plant will mark its grand opening this week in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan, operated by Milligan Bio-Tech Inc. The grand opening will be attended by a several dignitaries and by Prairie Gold, a biodiesel jet truck the company sponsors.
“We are excited to be hosting a number of people and organizations that have been integral to our success,” said executive manager Zenneth Faye. “From Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada to the University of Saskatchewan and Prairie Gold Biodiesel Jet Truck, these and many more will be on hand to help us celebrate the official opening of Milligan’s biodiesel plant, which has been years in the making. With the pending Federal Renewable Fuels Bill C-33, requiring a two per cent renewable fuel content in diesel by 2012, Milligan Bio-Tech is proud to be a part of Canada’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”
Milligan was established in 1996 with the goal to develop non-food uses for distressed oil seed crops. The company plans to continue expansion of its operations across Western Canada.