Tag: Manildra

Manildra refutes Productivity Commission’s claims against biofuels

Manildra refutes Productivity Commission’s claims against biofuels

April 13, 2017 |

In Australia, Manildra is strongly refuting the Productivity Commission’s recent analysis that claims ethanol doesn’t support the rural economy as promised and that ethanol blending mandates are a financial burden on consumers. It says the commission has relied on unsubstantiated evidence and negative perceptions about biofuels to smear the fuels rather than credible research and […]

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Manildra under continued fire for lobbying and manipulation to get blending mandate

Manildra under continued fire for lobbying and manipulation to get blending mandate

May 4, 2016 |

In Australia, Manildra is under fire for allegedly inflating numbers related to jobs in the ethanol sector in order to secure legislation requiring smaller fuel retailers to blend ethanol in New South Wales. The company told the better regulation minister that ethanol supported 3,000 direct and 20,000 indirect jobs. Media reports recently demonstrated that the […]

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Manildra calling for national ethanol mandate as NSW policy fails

Manildra calling for national ethanol mandate as NSW policy fails

August 10, 2015 |

In Australia, Manildra is calling for a national ethanol mandate to help boost demand for the fuel it produces. Though New South Wales is meant to blend 7% ethanol, only about 2.7% is actually blended into gasoline. The failure of the state’s mandate is creating losses of 10s of millions of dollars to the company. […]

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Australian sugar coop looks to sell remaining 50% to Manildra

Australian sugar coop looks to sell remaining 50% to Manildra

March 2, 2015 |

In Australia, Sunshine Sugars Coop. may sell its 50% shareholding in itself to Manildra, who already owned 50% of the company since 1989. With much of the Australian sugar industry getting snapped up by foreign investors, the hope was to strengthen one of the country’s leading ethanol producers with complete control over some domestic sugar […]

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