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April 6, 2011Clean energy technology company LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand) says it is partnering with LCY Chemical (Taipei) to produce biobased chemicals. Under the terms of the deal, LCY will...
April 5, 2011Sigma Aldrich’s Aldrich Materials business will cover global research scale distribution and Afga will service larger-scale commercial opportunities....
April 5, 2011Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has signed an memorandum of understanding with International Specialty Products to develop and commercialize renewable waxes and derivatives as biocide carriers for wood plastic composite materials....
April 5, 2011Molycorp (Greenwood Village, CO) has purchased a 90% stake in AS Silmet (Tallinn, Estonia), which owns and operates a rare earths production facility at Sillamae, Estonia, for $89...
April 1, 2011Start-ups and corporations developing biomaterials have a distinctly higher chance of success if they use social networking systems to collaborate, according to a report by market...
March 29, 2011Rhodia says it has introduced a new range of solvents derived from renewable raw materials. The company’s Augeo SL 191 solvent is derived from glycerin. It is has been designed...
March 25, 2011Resource scarcity, renewable energy and energy efficiency, water, oceans, agriculture, and materials will be among the most important policy topics to be negotiated at next...
March 24, 2011Researchers at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU; Cleveland, OH) say they have developed a low cost catalyst made from carbon nanotubes dipped in a polymer solution that equals the...
March 22, 2011Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has entered into a deal with Paraíso Bioenergia S.A., a sugar and ethanol firm based in São Paulo, Brazil, to construct a farnesene fermentation and separation unit unit at Paraíso’s São Paulo site....
March 21, 2011Water is the single most important chemical compound for the preservation of life and human progress, yet close to a billion people lack access to clean, safe drinking...
March 18, 2011This Week on CW: Berkshire Hathaway is acquiring Lubrizol in a $9.7 billion all-cash deal that values the company at $135/share. After the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the...
March 17, 2011“We intend to accelerate our commercial strategy in multiple geographies, which includes accessing feedstock arrangements and establishing manufacturing capacity with partners in which we may invest capital when the returns re justified,” the company said in an SEC document....
March 17, 2011Nalco says it will further develop RW-EDI to help its customers integrate the clean technology into their manufacturing and air and water treatment processes....
March 17, 2011U.S. EPA has finalized a previously announced extension to the deadline for the greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting rule. The new deadline is September 30, 2011. The deadline has been...
March 16, 2011BioAmber says the technology gives it a clear path to biobased adipic acid that, like its biobased succinic acid, is lower cost and has a better environmental footprint that the current petroleum route....
March 14, 2011The Chinese government has set emissions standards for the production of rare earth metals, according to a statement by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. The standards will...
March 14, 2011A bipartisan group of four House members has introduced a bill, the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011, to make permanent the U.S. research and development (R&D) tax...
March 14, 2011
Industry aims to preempt a move by the EU to formally adopt a policy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% from 1990 levels by 2020, compared with the current target to reduce GHGs 20% by 2020. The commission concludes that reducing the bloc’s carbon emissions by 25% by 2020 would be more cost effective policy in the long term. Cefic says an increased target would be counterproductive because it creates uncertainties in an already unstable, post-crisis business environment.
March 11, 2011This Week on CW: BP is buying a major Brazilian ethanol and sugar producer in a $680 million deal. ExxonMobil Chemical expects growth to be driven by the availability of unconventional...
March 11, 2011BP has agreed to pay $680 million to acquire 83% of the shares of Companhia Nacional de Açúcar e Álcool (CNAA; Sao Paulo) from Açúcar e...
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