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September 20, 2009Haldor Topsoe says that construction has begun for a previously announced plant that will produce the fuel dimethyl ether (DME) from black liquor – a by-product of paper...
August 18, 2009Global BioChem Technology (GBT, Hong Kong, China), China’s leading corn processor, says it plans to steadily increase sales of its Chinese-manufactured corn-derived glycols to...
April 9, 2009Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), a class of biopolymers, could succeed the use of polylactic acid (PLA) in many applications, according to the implications of research presented by George...
March 1, 2009DSM says it is closing in on a decision to produce commercial volumes of a series of chemicals derived from bio raw materials, including succinic acid. DSM, jointly with Roquette...
February 25, 2009Genomatica (San Diego, CA), a biotech start up, says it has developed the first bio-process for manufacturing the solvent methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) from renewable raw materials. The...
February 23, 2009Refineries will be able to meet a government mandate to produce 36 billion gal/year of biofuels providing they make technological advances, according to a new study. Some 21...
January 26, 2009Novozymes, the enzymes technology firm, has bucked the chemical industry’s seemingly endless reports of plant shutdowns and sales drop offs, by announcing “strong”...
January 21, 2009The Sustainable Chemistry Alliance (SCA, Sarnia, Ontario), an emerging group promoting the use of sustainable technologies and processes in Canada, is set to provide more than $5...
January 19, 2009If I was a politician my most important policy… would have to be related to global warming. I think this is a tremendous issue that the world is facing and I think we need some clear political leadership to enable us to use technologies...
September 19, 2008Shell has signed new biofuel research agreements with six academic institutions in Brazil, China, U.K. and U.S. The company says the projects will complement its existing partnerships...
July 23, 2008Cognis says it has agreed to sell its 50% stake in Cognis Oleochemicals, an equally owned joint venture with Sime Darby Plantation (Kuala Lumpur), to PTT Chemical International...
July 14, 2008Cargill says it is building a $22-million, renewable polyols plant at Chicago, scheduled for startup in November. The world-scale facility will produce Cargill’s proprietary...
June 18, 2008Technology company Inventure Chemicals (Seattle, WA) says it has formed a joint venture with Seambiotic (Tel Aviv) for the construction of a 108,000-gal/year biofuel facility at...
April 8, 2008Biotech firm Verenium (Cambridge, MA) says it has opened a next-generation cellulosic ethanol demonstration plant at Jennings, LA. Unlike standard biofuel technology the new facility...
July 24, 2007Ethanol output in the U.S. rose 30% year-on-year, and 5% from December to hit another record in January, at 488 million gals, says the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA; Washington)...
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