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November 24, 2011
DSM says its Arnitel Eco family of partly bio-based thermoplastic copolyester (TPC) has been awarded Cradle to Cradle certification by the international sustainable design firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-Polyester-Certified-as-Cradle-to-Cradle_39339.html
November 23, 2011
Prices for many rare earth oxides (REOs) fell by 25% between July and earlier this month, and some have fallen by as much as 40% in just the past month, according to a new report by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Report-Rare-Earth-Prices-Fall-Due-to-Sagging-Demand_39256.html
November 21, 2011
Lanxess, the leading producer of high-performance synthetic rubbers for ‘green tires’, is hiking capacity to meet demand. Green tires, which are more fuel efficient...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Lanxess-Expands-High-Performance-Rubber-Capacities_39197.html
November 18, 2011
The chemical industry will maintain its spending of about €10 million ($13.4 million) over 2012 for its Long-range Research Initiative (LRI), a program to promote scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Industry-Maintains-Spending-on-Long-range-Research-Initiative-LRI_39176.html
November 16, 2011
This is the fifth in a series of posts from Celanese on linking sustainability to your business operations. To read Celanese Senior VP Jim Alder's take on sustainability and budgeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Why-Restrict-Ethanol-Sources-to-Renewables_39112.html
November 16, 2011
Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Thales have joined the Environmental Materials Information Technology (EMIT) Consortium, a group which shares information on sustainable materials. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Boeing-Lockheed-Martin-and-Thales-Join-Environmental-Materials-Technology-Consortium_39051.html
November 16, 2011
BioAmber estimates the addressable market for its products exceed $34 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BioAmber-Files-for-$150-Million-IPO_39023.html
November 15, 2011
Biobased succinic acid producer BioAmber (Minneapolis) and its Asian distributor Mitsui & Co have has signed a deal to be the exclusive succinic acid supplier to Mitsubishi...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Taps-BioAmber-for-Succinic-Acid_34382.html
November 9, 2011
Mitsubishi Rayon and its Lucite International subsidiary say they are developing alternative sustainable feedstock sources for the production of methyl methacrylate (MMA), using both...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Mitsubishi-Rayon-Developing-Production-Technology-for-Sustainable-MMA_38943.html
November 9, 2011
Nandan Cleantec (Hyderabad, India), a biofuels start-up, today has listed on the AIM (London) stock exchange. The company has raised £16.1 million ($25.6 million) in the listing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Biofuel-Company-Lists-on-U-K-Stock-Exchange_38946.html
November 4, 2011
Rhodia, the Ecole Normale Superieure (Lyon, France), and the East China Normal University (Shanghai) have officially opened the Laboratory of Eco-efficient Products and Processes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Rhodia-Opens-Sustainable-Chemistry-R-and-D-Center-in-China_38876.html
November 1, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has signed a deal with Method Products, a provider of  environmentally-friendly home and personal care products to big box...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Amyris-Signs-Joint-Development-Deal-With-Method-Products_38687.html
October 31, 2011
For the third consecutive year, Chemical Week teamed up with CSC (Falls Church, VA), a global business solutions provider, to survey executives on sustainability and regulatory...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Survey-Firms-Focus-on-Energy-Efficiency-and-Cost-Reduction_38614.html
October 28, 2011
Earnings season dominated news in specialty chemicals this week. Higher prices helped drive up third-quarter earnings in paints and coatings, despite some end market weakness and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Specialties-Snapshot-Oct-24-28_38697.html
October 24, 2011
For the third consecutive year, Chemical Week teamed up with CSC (Falls Church, VA), a global business solutions provider, to survey executives on sustainability and regulatory...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Survey-Firms-Focus-on-Energy-Efficiency-and-Cost-Reduction_38506.html
October 21, 2011
This Week on CW:   As earnings season gathered steam reports were, once again, mixed. AkzoNobel reported net income down 32% year-on-year, to 217 million ($301 million), as the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Oct-21_38475.html
October 21, 2011
Molycorp’s (Greenwood Village, CO) rare earths processing facility in Mountain Pass, CA will reach production by the end of the third-quarter of 2012, three months ahead of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Molycorp-to-Accelerate-Start-up-of-Rare-Earths-Facility_38439.html
October 19, 2011
Crop fungal infection Koppert Biological Systems (Berkel en Rodenrijs, the Netherlands), a leader in biological crop protection, says it has been granted exclusive rights to Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Bayer-CropScience-Signs-Biofungicide-Deal-With-Koppert_38395.html
October 11, 2011
Tests by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL; Dayton, OH) have concluded that a plant-derived jet fuel produced by Virent (Madison, WI) and using Shell and Virent technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Bio-Jet-Fuel-Passes-U-S-Air-Force-Tests_38225.html
October 10, 2011
Video interview with Catherine T. Hunt, director/innovation sourcing and sustainable technologies for Dow Chemical on Dow Chemical's hopes and plans for the International Year of Chemistry...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-Chemical-Outlines-its-Vision-for-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-video-interview_38154.html
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