Building

Broad portfolio drives HempFlax revenues to €14.5m, a 43% increase

Legacy European hemp group HempFlax saw revenues rise 43% in 2020 to €14.5 million, driven in part by a 42% increase…

May 5, 2021

Canadian hemp group acquires water rights in northwest Colorado

Global Hemp Group (GHG) of Canada said it acquired water infrastructure in Colorado through a private, third party transaction. GHG…

May 4, 2021

European Commission sets first public session on hemp

The European Commission has set a first-ever public event dedicated specifically to market opportunities in industrial hemp. Commission officials, national…

April 22, 2021

Industrial hemp fiber is better than wood in every way

By Robert Ziner | CIHC, Canada Hemp has always been a better natural resource than trees. The truth is, because hemp…

April 12, 2021

U.S. brick maker earns $100k grant

Washington-based Earth Merchant received $100,000 for a proof-of-concept initiative to develop OlogyBricks, bricks made of hempcrete. The Vancouver, Washington company…

April 10, 2021

Three Pennsylvania initiatives get grants to promote hemp

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced $157,735 in funding for three projects aimed at boosting the hemp sector in the…

April 1, 2021

Australian fiber processing startup completes fundraising

Australian hemp processing startup X-Hemp Pty Ltd says it has met its target for capital raising after a five-month campaign. The…

March 19, 2021

Late activist Dion Markgraaff ‘inspired and helped many’

Long-time American cannabis activist and entrepreneur Dion Markgraaff, who opened one of Amsterdam's first hemp shops and, later, San Diego's…

February 24, 2021

New president at U.S. building group

Jacob Waddell has replaced Bob Escher as President of the U.S. Hemp Building Association (USHBA). COO of Ology Essentials, and…

February 18, 2021

Australian firm says it will bring HempBLOCK system to USA

An Australian company has secured an exclusive distributorship in the USA for a hempcrete building system it says is cost…

February 15, 2021