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October 22, 2014
UK employers' association CBI (London), commenting ahead of a meeting of the European Council in Brussels, says that “competitiveness must be at the heart of European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/UKs-CBI-Competitiveness-must-be-at-heart-of-EU-climate-discussions_64666.html
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-New-refrigerant-to-be-in-7-million-cars-by-2015_64294.html
October 6, 2014
DuPont and Procter & Gamble (P&G) say they will collaborate to use DuPont's cellulosic ethanol in P&G's popular North American Tide laundry detergent. According to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/P-and-G-to-use-DuPont-cellulosic-ethanol-in-Tide-detergent_64292.html
September 30, 2014
DSM today inaugurated its solar technologies demonstration center at its engineering plastics facility at Pune, India. The center was built to demonstrate and showcase the performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-inaugurates-solar-technologies-demonstration-center-in-India_64148.html
September 24, 2014
ACC has released its global chemical regional production index (Global CPRI), showing moderately positive growth as the global economy heads into the fourth quarter. The Global CPRI...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACCs-global-chemical-production-index-shows-slow-growth-in-third-quarter_63964.html
September 24, 2014
ACC today released its monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB), which measures indicators related to the growth of the US chemical industry. The CAB gained just 0.1% over the month...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-reports-slow-growth-in-monthly-activity-barometer_63946.html
September 3, 2014
Lehigh Technologies (Atlanta), a maker of micronized rubber powder (MRP) from tire scrap, announced today that it has $8 million in a recent funding round to support the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Lehigh-Technologies-closes-$8-million-funding-round_63601.html
September 3, 2014
Project Liberty. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a joint venture between Royal DSM and POET, has opened Project Liberty, its world-scale cellulosic ethanol plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/POET-DSM-commissions-cellulosic-ethanol-plant_63598.html
August 26, 2014
ACC today released its monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB), showing moderate growth over July. Measured on a three-month moving average basis, the CAB increased 0.2% over July, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-CAB-inches-up-over-July_63391.html
August 22, 2014
ACC today released its global chemical regional production index (CPRI), showing a 0.1% rise on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in July—indicating that growth remained...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACCs-global-chemical-production-index-inches-up_63356.html
August 21, 2014
Clariant’s industrial and consumer specialties plant at Gendorf, Germany, has been granted mass balance certification from the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO; London)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Clariant-plant-in-Germany-gains-RSPO-certification_63336.html
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
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