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May 29, 2013
Lignol Energy Corp. (LEC; Vancouver) has become majority shareholder in Territory Biofuels (TBF; Darwin, Australia) after it acquired an additional 2.67 million shares in the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Canadas-Lignol-Energy-becomes-majority-owner-of-Australias-largest-biorefinery-production-to-restart-by-year-end_52327.html
May 24, 2013
Croda has completed the acquisition of Arizona Chemical's (Jacksonville, FL) specialty products business, a producer of naturally derived polyamides. "The varied...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Croda-acquires-Arizona-Chemicals-specialty-products-business_52288.html
May 23, 2013
Braskem (São Paulo) has launched its line of biobased low-density polyethylene (LDPE) derived from sugarcane ethanol, the company has announced. Annual production of biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Braskem-launches-biobased-LDPE-line_52262.html
May 22, 2013
The European Union will impose provisional antidumping duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, according to various media reports. Argentinean biodiesel will face a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-to-impose-dumping-duties-on-biodiesel-from-Argentina-Indonesia_52234.html
May 22, 2013
Members of the European Parliament have agreed in a nonlegislative resolution that the European Union needs a fixed target for the share of renewables in the overall energy mix by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-needs-fixed-target-for-renewables-in-the-energy-mix-by-2030-parliament-says_52223.html
May 21, 2013
Cereplast (El Segundo, CA) says it will relocate its corporate headquarters to Seymour, IN, to save costs and move its European headquarters to Milan in order to focus its efforts on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cereplast-restructures_52070.html
May 21, 2013
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says it has partnered with two unnamed Asian companies for the development of biobased butadiene. The deal calls for the construction of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cobalt-signs-biobased-butadiene-deal_52066.html
May 21, 2013
The board of PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has approved the formation of a biobased chemicals joint venture with Myriant (Quincy, MA) to commercialize biobased technology in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Myriant-and-PTT-Global-Chemical-form-JV_52065.html
May 21, 2013
Bio Plant Technologies (BPT; Boulder, CO) and GHP Biodiesel (Neumarkt i.d.Oberpfalz, Germany) are joining forces to establish a multifeed biodiesel plant that will consume used cooking...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Two-firms-jointly-develop-multifeed-biodiesel-plant-in-Colorado_52192.html
May 21, 2013
NatureWorks (Minnetonka, MN) has named Cromex (São Paulo) as its distributor for Ingeo biobased polymers in Brazil, NatureWorks has announced. Cromex will distribute...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/NatureWorks-names-distributor-for-Brazilian-market_52195.html
May 21, 2013
The European Union plans to reduce energy prices for industry to stimulate growth, create jobs, and improve the competitiveness of European companies, according to a report in German...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Report-European-Union-plans-to-reduce-energy-prices-for-industry_52190.html
May 20, 2013
The government of Canada will invest in technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in oil sands by converting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into commercial products, the National...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Canadian-consortium-builds-pilot-plant-to-grow-algal-biomass-using-oil-sands-CO2-emissions_52168.html
May 20, 2013
European energy commissioner Günther Oettinger has challenged EU member states to complete the internal, European energy market, to secure supplies in a cost-effective and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-energy-commissioner-challenges-Europe-to-complete-internal-energy-market_52169.html
May 20, 2013
Industrial group UPM- Kymmene (Helsinki) has registered a court request with the Helsinki District Court to invalidate Neste Oil's (Espoo, Finland) biodiesel patent, alleging it does...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Finlands-UPM-and-Neste-Oil-in-court-dispute-over-biodiesel-patent_52167.html
May 17, 2013
The European Commission has launched a call for proposals, offering €31.5 million ($40.4 million) for the best 45 eco-innovation projects. Businesses across Europe have until...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-offers-&euro31-5-million-for-eco-innovation-projects_52140.html
May 17, 2013
Competitively priced energy will be essential if the European Union is to deliver jobs and growth alongside progress in combating climate change, Cefic said at a business summit held...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-calls-for-balance-between-climate-change-policy-and-need-for-competitive-energy-prices_52132.html
May 16, 2013
The European Commission has approved aid granted by the French government to Picardie Innovation en Végétal Enseignement Rechercher et Techologie (Pivert...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-approves-state-aid-to-French-R-and-D-consortium-to-develop-third-generation-biorefineries_52044.html
May 13, 2013
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) is leading a consortium sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bonn) to develop cobalt-based, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Merck-KGaA-leads-international-consortium-to-develop-cobalt-based-dye-sensitized-solar-cells_51950.html
May 12, 2013
The central theme of the latest BASF research conference, held recently in Ludwigshafen, was “Chemistry powers energy: Renewable generation, safe storage, and efficient transport...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-R-and-D-conference-Chemistry-powers-energy_51933.html
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