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Finnish researchers find way to produce biobased butanol from barley straw
A new study by researchers from the University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu, Finland) has found that the hemicellulose sugars of barley straw can be effectively fermented into biobased butanol when starch is added during the pre-treatment or fermentation...

Kemira confirms financial targets at capital markets day
Kemira at today’s capital markets day (CMD) at its R&D center at Espoo, Finland, will confirm its mid-term financial targets. The company's updated vision, "The first choice in chemistry for water-intensive industries" focuses on customers...

Neste Jacobs to optimize production at tall oil distillation plant
Forchem (Rauma, Finland), a supplier of tall oil products, has selected Neste Jacobs to optimize the production of its tall oil distillation plant at Rauma, Finland. The project follows a performance analysis carried out during the spring. Production will be...

Yara halts development of phosphate mining project in Finland
Yara International said on Monday that it has preliminarily decided to halt developing its Sokli phosphate mining project in Finland. Yara inherited the project when it acquired the rights to Kemira’s GrowHow investment in 2007. The profitability of the...

Tikkurila to cut up to 100 jobs in Finland
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has announced that it plans to eliminate up to 100 jobs. The company says that it will start statutory negotiations with all of its personnel employed in Finland, currently about 600 people. The aim of the...

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