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June 11, 2015Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) says it has today signed a joint development agreement with UPM (Helsinki) to develop a process for...
June 10, 2015Renewable chemicals maker BioAmber (Minneapolis) says that the construction of its biosuccinic acid (BSA) plant at Sarnia, ON, is “substantially complete.” Commissioning is...
June 9, 2015The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; Abu Dhabi) has released a report on renewables and electricity storage, part of the agency’s REmap 2030 program. The report...
June 8, 2015Leaders of seven of the world’s largest economies, meeting in Elmau, Germany, yesterday, expressed support for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40-70% by 2050. The leaders emphasized that “deep cuts in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are required with decarbonization of the global economy over the course of this century.” Germany’s chemical industry association (VCI) noted the lack of identified concrete steps to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide...
June 4, 2015Molycorp, the sole US-based maker of rare earth oxides, is preparing to file for bankruptcy, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The company had $1.7 billion in debt and...
June 3, 2015Renewable fuels and chemicals maker Gevo (Englewood, CO) says today that it has entered into an agreement with FCStone Merchant Services (New York) to originate and supply corn for...
May 28, 2015KBR announced on Thursday that it has signed an alliance agreement with Exelus (Fairfield, NJ), a leading developer of green chemical technologies, to allow KBR to exclusively license...
May 21, 2015Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) has produced the first batch of renewable gasoline presented to Audi (Ingolstadt, Germany) at a press conference held in Pomacle, France today. ...
May 11, 2015Reverdia (Delft, Netherlands), a joint venture between DSM and Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France) has announced the appointment of Pascal Moritz as new business development...
May 7, 2015Arkema is expanding its product offering with a biosourced nylon-6,10 range under the registered Rilsan S brand. The product also consists of up to 62% renewable carbon, contributing...