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July 30, 2014
Velocys (Oxford, UK), a technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), has made the final investment decision and will proceed with construction of a commercial GTL plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Velocys-commercial-GTL-plant-in-Oklahoma-to-go-ahead_62806.html
July 25, 2014
ACC today released its global chemical regional production index, showing a flat measurement over June for the second month in a row on a three-month moving average basis...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-global-production-index-flat-for-second-month_62720.html
July 24, 2014
Stora Enso (Helsinki) has acquired 100% of the shares of the Virdia (Danville, VA), a developer of extraction and separation technologies for converting cellulosic biomass into highly...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Stora-Enso-acquires-North-American-biotechnology-company_62693.html
July 23, 2014
ACC today released its monthly chemical production regional index (CPRI). Following an upwardly revised 0.5% production gain in May, the US CPRI rose 0.3% in June, with output up in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-US-chemical-production-increases-over-June_62666.html
July 14, 2014
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodbridge, IL) and Genting Plantations (Kuala Lumpur) today announced plans to build a 240,000-m.t./year biorefinery based on Elevance's metathesis...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Elevance-and-Genting-Plantations-ink-biorefinery-collaboration_62432.html
June 20, 2014
ACC today released its global chemical production regional index (CPRI), measuring the production volume of the chemical industry for 33 nations, regions, and subregions—compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/ACC-Global-CPRI-indicates-slow-growth-in-second-quarter_61949.html
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/IFF-opens-PV-installation-at-NJ-site_61947.html
June 19, 2014
ACC says that, following a 0.6% gain in April, the US Chemical Production Regional Index was 0.4% higher in May and chemical output was higher in all regions except the West Coast. On...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/ACC-Chemical-production-up-in-May_61933.html
June 16, 2014
Calysta (Menlo Park, CA) says it has successfully fermented methane into lactic acid as part of a research collaboration with NatureWorks announced last year. Lactic acid is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Calysta-successfully-produces-lactic-acid-from-methane_61840.html
June 11, 2014
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Development (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, celebrates ten years today...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/SusChem-celebrates-ten-years-preparing-for-next-decade_61684.html
June 2, 2014
EPA has introduced aggressive plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants in a move industry says could lead to higher energy prices and hurt the country’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EPA-proposes-30-percent-cut-in-power-plant-emissions_61480.html
May 29, 2014
Members of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) welcomed chief executives of 15 global chemical companies to Tokyo today, kicking off a biannual meeting of the board of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/ICCA-board-meets-in-Tokyo-for-high-level-industry-debate_61381.html
May 27, 2014
ACC today released its monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB)—with the indicator reaching its highest peak since February 2008, and its highest year-over-year (YOY) gain since...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-CAB-reaches-highest-peak-since-2008_61333.html
May 22, 2014
ACC today released its US Chemical Production Regional Index (CPRI), showing a 0.6% gain in April—with all seven regions showing increased manufacturing. The CPRI grew 0.2% over...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-regional-production-index-up-over-April_61245.html
May 22, 2014
Materia (Pasadena, CA), a catalyst firm with an exclusive license for Grubbs catalyst technology, announced today that it has been awarded a $2-million grant from the US Department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DOE-awards-Materia-$2-million-grant-to-improve-hydrogen-storage-systems_61231.html
May 22, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says today it is entering into a strategic partnership with the non-profit organizations Global Nature Fund and the Union for Ethical BioTrade. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Symrise-enters-into-strategic-partnership-to-preserve-biodiversity_61227.html
May 15, 2014
Suppliers of chemicals to the personal-care and cosmetics industries were mostly upbeat at this year’s Suppliers’ Day show, held earlier this week at Edison, NJ. Most...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Suppliers-Day-2014-Mood-mostly-upbeat-for-personal-care-industry_61087.html
May 15, 2014
Evonik Industries says it has set new long-term environmental targets, details of which are published in the company’s Sustainability Report 2013. Evonik plans to reduce its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Evonik-publishes-sustainability-report-sets-environmental-targets-for-2020_61086.html
May 7, 2014
AkzoNobel and Solvay have joined forces with Ernst & Young to jointly develop a monitoring system that tracks and quantifies the use of renewable raw materials in paints, coatings...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/AkzoNobel-and-Solvay-join-forces-with-Ernst-and-Young-to-monitor-sustainable-raw-material-use_60847.html
April 29, 2014
SunEdison, formerly MEMC electronic materials, announced today that it has closed construction financing, underwritten by Deutsche Bank (New York), for its solar power project in Kern...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/SunEdison-closes-on-financing-for-California-solar-project_60668.html
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