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May 25, 2010
Patents pending that relate to techniques for generating synthetic cells could provide the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) with a “monopoly” position on a...
May 25, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) says it has successfully created a synthetic bacterial cell using laboratory chemicals and knowledge relating to the manipulation of...
May 24, 2010
SAP has made CSC Consulting (Falls Church, VA) the recipient of two of its 2010 Pinnacle Awards, with one for Customer Satisfaction, and another for services relating to...
May 21, 2010
The second annual Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) featuring discussions between industry executives and chemicals sector stakeholders from around the world concluded today in Helsinki...
April 30, 2010
John Prows, v.p./manufacturing excellence at Huntsman's performance products division, said the following at CW's webcast, Reduce Energy Costs with Advanced Process Design, on Tuesday...
April 23, 2010
Huntsman says it has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by introducing a series of energy management systems during the past two years at its Port Neches, TX...
March 25, 2010
Potassium Ferrate is also now available in kilogram quantities, which process developers Ferratec and Battelle hope will drive new uses for the formerly pricey chemical....
March 17, 2010
DSM says it expects to be in a position to announce plans for the commercialization of specific products derived from CO2 feedstocks in the next 12-24 months. “We have sufficient...
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
March 10, 2010
Energy efficiency measures implemented by BASF in 2009 are set to make annual energy savings for the company totalling €39 million ($53 million), the company says. The...
March 9, 2010
Researchers at the University of Torino in Italy found that treating polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibers with a low-temperature, partially ionized gas increased the fibers' affinity for water....
February 23, 2010
Preliminary findings of a report commissioned by the United Nations have identified that the world’s 3,000 largest companies in 2008 caused loss and damage to the environment...
February 2, 2010
Global spread of HIV/AIDS has been and is a cause of alarm. Approximately 33.4 million people are estimated to be infected with HIV/AIDS and about 30% of this population can use the...
December 10, 2009
In the recent years we all have been reading and hearing about what the Indians have been doing in the areas of IT, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and petrochemicals etc. They have...
December 7, 2009
Construction of the Y2.6 billion ($29 million) plant began in early November at Mitsubishi Chemicals' Mizushima, Japan site and is expected to be completed in July of 2010....
November 12, 2009
The company says it is in negotiations with ThyssenKrupp Uhde to build the plant, which is due onstream at the beginning of 2011....
September 16, 2009
TMO Renewables (Guildford, U.K.), a start-up biotech firm says it has developed a process capable of cost effectively converting at least 25 different biofeedstocks into ethanol...
September 9, 2009
Lonza says it has today opened its new microbial control formulations plant at Nanjing, China. The plant is focused on the manufacturing of formulations but is also capable of...
August 31, 2009
The year was 2004. I was standing on the top of a ladder painting my son’s bedroom and listening to the BBC’s news on the radio when a spokesman for Dow Chemical announced...
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