Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA)

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA)

October 22, 2009 14:11 ET

Biodiesel Pioneer BIOX Awarded Entrepreneur of The Year Cleantech Award

Ontario Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 Awards Announced

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2009) - The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association today congratulated biodiesel pioneers Timothy Haig and Kevin Norton of BIOX Corp on being awarded the 2009 Ontario Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year - Cleantech Award.

"BIOX is globally recognized as a biodiesel pioneer, and today's cleantech entrepreneur award for Tim and Kevin is an affirmation of their pioneering efforts," said Gordon Quaiattini, president of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association. "BIOX is proof of the promise of renewable fuels in Canada. They are reducing harmful green house gas emissions, diversifying the fuel supply and creating new high value jobs."

BIOX designed, built, owns and operates a 60 million litre per annum biodiesel production facility in Hamilton, Ontario. The BIOX biodiesel plant is one of the largest continuous flow biodiesel production facilities in the world.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA)
    Gordon Quaiattini
    President
    (613) 594-5528
    www.greenfuels.org