Tag: molasses

Yukon researchers using ethanol with molasses and bacteria to clean mine contaminated water

Yukon researchers using ethanol with molasses and bacteria to clean mine contaminated water

September 1, 2016 |

In Canada, researchers at the Yukon Research Centre are doing pilot tests on contaminated water coming from the Silver King mine in the Keno District using a mixture of molasses and ethanol to clean it up. The high sugar content feeds sulfate reducing bacteria that eat at the metals to help bring them back to […]

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Molasses supply enough to produce one-third of Ukrainian demand

Molasses supply enough to produce one-third of Ukrainian demand

October 17, 2013 |

In Ukraine, current molasses production is enough to produce a third of the country’s ethanol demand. Out of the roughly 500,000 metric tons of molasses expected to be produced this season, that would equate to roughly 100,000 tons of ethanol. In order to achieve the country’s ethanol demand, corn-based ethanol is expected to be a […]

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Zambia Sugar says can produce 10% of national fuel needs

Zambia Sugar says can produce 10% of national fuel needs

August 7, 2013 |

In Zambia, Zambia Sugar says that with a proper mandate in place, it could produce 10% of the country’s fuel needs from existing molasses supplies. The company also sees opportunity in expanding production to supply the growing vehicle market in the country. Sugar production during 2012/13 hit 404,000 metric tons, up from 374,000 the season […]

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Pakistani mills want end to molasses duty rather be subject to ethanol producers

Pakistani mills want end to molasses duty rather be subject to ethanol producers

August 1, 2013 |

In Pakistan, molasses manufacturers want the government to drop the 15% export duty on molasses since the government isn’t planning to put in an E10 policy as originally expected. The duty was put in place in 2009 under pressure from ethanol distillers in order to control the molasses market but only used it intermittently. Sugar […]

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Allegations lobbed at ethanol producers for dirty trade

Allegations lobbed at ethanol producers for dirty trade

October 30, 2012 |

In Pakistan, ethanol producers are allegedly importing molasses at a discount, have had an 15% export tariff slapped on molasses and are earning high returns exports of ethanol at nearly 50% over the price reported to local tax authorities.

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Sugarcane ethanol project announced for Indonesia

Sugarcane ethanol project announced for Indonesia

July 26, 2011 |

In Indonesia, Molindo Raya Industrial announced plans to construct a 55-million liter/year ethanol plant in 2012, following recent land acquisition for the project. When completed in 2013, the $40-50 million plant will double the Company’s ethanol production capacity using molasses feedstock sourced from a nearby sugar mill. The company currently owns another 55-million liter/year molasses-based […]

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