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Goodyear looking to source silica from rice husk ash

2:26 PM MDT | September 29, 2014 | Rebecca Coons

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH) announced today that it has found silica derived from rice husk ash to have equal performance to traditional sources in reducing rolling resistance in tires and is negotiating with potential suppliers to...


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Total invests in energy crop start-up NexSteppe

The venture capital arm of French energy group Total announced today that it is investing in NexSteppe (Malibu, CA), a start-up that specializes in tailoring sorghum seeds for biopower, biofuel, and biobased products. NexSteppe, founded in 2010, uses...

Deinove and Sofiprotéol collaborate in biobased feed additives development program

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Bayer CropScience forecasts significant growth in agchems markets, confirms capex plans

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BASF, Cargill and Novozymes advance with biobased acrylic acid manufacture

Cargill and Novozymes today announced a new milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. They have demonstrated the conversion of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) to glacial acrylic acid and...

Braskem joins renewable isoprene collaboration

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POET-DSM commissions cellulosic ethanol plant

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 Emmetsburg, IA. Project Liberty will process 770 tons of corn cobs, leaves...

BioConsortia opens new headquarters and R&D center

BioConsortia (Davis, CA), a biotech company focused on microbials for the increase of crop yields, announced it has opened its new company headquarters and research and development (R&D) laboratories at Davis. The R&D labs were designed containing...

DuPont plans $35-million soybean research facility

DuPont Pioneer today announced plans to build a $35-million soybean research facility at its Stine Haskell Research Center at Newark, DE. The nearly 134,000 square foot facility will include two state-of-the-art automated greenhouses and is expected to be...

Biotech firm Ceres to expand sorghum, sugarcane research in Brazil under innovation grant

Over the next four years, Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA)  will enhance its product-development programs in Brazil and expand its development activities in biotech traits for sorghum and sugarcane, the company announced today. The programs will now be funded...

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