Tag: sugar mill

Groundbreaking for Thai bioeconomy park seen for October

Groundbreaking for Thai bioeconomy park seen for October

July 8, 2019 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports that the planned bioeconomy park co-located at Kaset Thai’s sugar mill in Takhli will likely celebrate its groundbreaking in October. The facility to be jointly owned by Kaset Thai International Sugar and Global Green Chemicals aims to produce biochemical products. The first phase of the project will require […]

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Indian sugar miller to invest $11.8 million in ethanol production

Indian sugar miller to invest $11.8 million in ethanol production

May 29, 2018 |

In India, BK Birla has decided to invest $11.8 million in an ethanol distillery to help boost supplies for regional blending after failing to sell of the sugarcane mill in Bihar altogether. Two years ago, the group decided to spin off the sugar unit from its tea business to facilitate the sale but has made […]

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Cooperative Sugar Mill Shahabad in Haryana moving forward with $12.7 million ethanol plant

Cooperative Sugar Mill Shahabad in Haryana moving forward with $12.7 million ethanol plant

May 10, 2017 |

In India, following the implementation of a 24MW cogeneration plant, the Cooperative Sugar Mill Shahabad in Haryana is looking to invest $12.7 million in a new 60,000 liter per day molasses-based ethanol plant that could be online as soon as next year. The facility will be bagasse-powered. The project was developed by National Federation of […]

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Mauritian investors to build sugarcane biorefinery complex in Rwanda

Mauritian investors to build sugarcane biorefinery complex in Rwanda

August 8, 2016 |

In Rwanda, Mauritian investors are preparing to build a 100,000 metric ton per year sugar mill that will also produce ethanol from molasses and electricity from bagasse. The project is still being defined but the investment is expected to be between $200 million and $300 million. Currently the country only produces 10,000 tons of sugar […]

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Ghana commissions sugar mill with an eye on ethanol exports

Ghana commissions sugar mill with an eye on ethanol exports

May 30, 2016 |

In Ghana, the president has re-commissioned the country’s first sugarcane mill with an eye to participating in the global ethanol industry through exports. The mill will crush 1,250 metric tons of cane per day and will cut the country’s sugar import bill by $200,000. Between ethanol exports and offsetting sugar imports, the country expects to […]

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Cambodia’s commissions largest sugar mill with ethanol destined for China

Cambodia’s commissions largest sugar mill with ethanol destined for China

April 19, 2016 |

In Cambodia, a $360 million sugar mill owned by a Chinese food conglomerate has come online, bringing along with it 50 million metric tons of ethanol production annually, all meant for shipment to China. The 500,000 tons of sugar to be produced will be shipped to European and Chinese markets. The project is the first […]

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Indonesian food giant buys 50% of Brazilian sugar mill group CMAA

Indonesian food giant buys 50% of Brazilian sugar mill group CMAA

January 29, 2013 |

In Brazil, Indonesian food giant Indofood Agri Resources, a unit of the Salim Group, has bought a 50% stake in Companhia Mineira de Acucar e Alcool Participacoes (CMAA) for $71.1 million. CMAA crushes about 1 million metric tons of sugarcane annually at three mills. IndoAgri already owns two sugar mills in Indonesia.

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Chempolis looks to team with sugar mills on bagasse biorefinery in India

Chempolis looks to team with sugar mills on bagasse biorefinery in India

September 17, 2012 |

In India, Finland’s Chempolis is looking at setting up some of its $52 million biorefineries using bagasse, perhaps teaming up with at least one sugar mill in the country. The company is in discussion with several mills but didn’t say which. It did say however that it expects to finalize a deal by the second […]

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