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Malaysian biorefinery to start production of green chemicals in 2016

5:48 AM MST | November 13, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

MyBiomass (Selangor, Malaysia), a special purpose vehicle under the Malaysian biomass initiative, plans to begin production at its industrial biorefinery in Johor by the end of 2016 with the grounding-breaking for the project scheduled to be held in the fourth quarter of 2014. MyBiomass CEO R. Puvaneswari says the plant will require an investment of between 300 million-400 million Malaysian ringgit ($93.4 million-124.6 million).   The plant with an estimated capacity of 60,000 m.t./year will process 20% of biomass waste into various products. It will utilize...

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