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Tweet In Sweden, biorefinery R&D project number 100 has now started in the Swedish Processum cluster, aimed at thermochemically converting lignin from black liquor to bio oil. It is run by the Swedish-Norwegian cooperation project “Biorefinery Midscandinavia” and the project partners are Processum Biorefinery Initiative, PFI, Metsä Board Sweden, Viken Skog (a Norwegian forest owner […]
Tweet In Washington, the USDA announced that Agricultural Research Service scientists incorporated biodegradable sugar beet pulp, which is the leftover residue from sugar extraction, with a biodegradable polymer. The result is thermoplastic composites that retain mechanical properties similar to polystyrene and polypropylene, the compounds used to make white, spongy food packages. Processors generate tons of […]
Tweet In Portugal, researchers at Algarve University have teamed with the local carob industry to explore the use of carob waste as a feedstock for biofuel. The project explores fermentation technology for the production of second-generation bio ethanol using the residue of carob pulp, which is high in sugar content.
Tweet In Thailand, the National Innovation Agency has teamed with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan to launch a pilot project that will use cassava pulp as a feedstock for ethanol, thanks to a $9 million R&D grant, and will focus on hydrolysis of starch and cellulose for industrial production of […]
Tweet In Canada, Lakehead University professor Pedram Fatehi has received a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council in support of his process to produce biofuels from pulp paper waste. “We’re are not utilizing (that resource)î he says. ìWe are wasting it.” He recently received $120,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research […]
Tweet In Canada, a professor from Lakehead University has won a five-year grant for $120,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council to develop biofuels out of liquid waste produced by pulp mills.
Tweet In China, after more than 10 years of research and development, YFY announced that it has moved NPulp from green chemistry concept to reality. Through biopulping – a proprietary enzymatic process that eliminates the use of harsh chemicals when converting straw to straw pulp – YFY Corp. plans to take advantage of the more […]
Tweet As the pulp and paper industry reels from the internet’s impact, biofuels and renewable chemicals are offering value-adds, waste remediation, and new markets In Florida, the affable Rod Young, perhaps the most pre-eminent analyst and forecaster in the pulp & paper industry (and chief economic adviser for RISI, and a pretty good vintner to […]
Tweet In Texas, Applied Concepts for Energy, subsidiary of NX Global, announced today a joint venture to redevelop at least four former paper and pulp processing plants in the U.S. and Canada. The first plant is a 2,200 acre site in Quebec where we expect to use between 400 and 800 acres to develop what […]
Tweet By Harry Seamans, Ben Thorp and Masood Akhtar. Bioenergy Deployment Consortium, Inc. The Pulp and Paper Industry (PPI) can play a major role in addressing three national issues our nation is currently confronting: • jobs, • energy independence, and • the health of our forests. If we, as a nation, are serious about these […]