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Archive for November, 2013

Ceres reports loss of $32.5 for FY ending August 31, 2013

In California, Ceres reported a net loss of $32.5 million for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013, compared to $29.4 for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012. Ceres also reported that plantings for the 2013-2014 sorghum growing season in Brazil have commenced and are expected to continue through December. With industrial processing of […]

November 27, 2013 More

FutureFuel declares special dividend for 2013 and quarterly dividend program for 2014

In Missouri, FutureFuel announced that it has declared a special cash dividend of U.S. $0.25 per share on its common stock, with a record date of December 2, 2013 and a payment date of December 16, 2013 to be made concurrently with its previously announced regular quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share for a total […]

November 27, 2013 More

Credit Suisse Securities and Deutsche Bank Securities jointly book-run manage Evogene IPO

In Israel, Credit Suisse Securities and Deutsche Bank Securities acted as joint book-running managers for Evogene’s IPO in the U.S., raising gross proceeds of approximately $84.8 million. Oppenheimer & Co. and Piper Jaffray & Co. acted as co-managers. The IPO offered 5,750,000 ordinary shares at the price to the public of $14.75 per share, which […]

November 27, 2013 More

B of A issues $500 million “Green Bond”

In North Carolina, Bank of America announced that it has issued a “green bond” consisting of a three-year, fixed-rate bond that is $500 million in aggregate principal amount. This issuance of bonds is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to advance renewable energy initiatives and promote energy efficiency. Bank of America’s green bond is a […]

November 27, 2013 More

Evonik officially starts up expanded ThreAMINO facility

In Germany, Evonik has has increased production capacity for ThreAMINO (L-Threonine) at Evonik Agroferm in Kaba, Hungary, to 30,000 metric tons. The plant expansion officially came on stream on November 22 in the presence of representatives of the Hungarian government. The fermentation and processing capacity was also increased as part of the expansion. Thanks to […]

November 27, 2013 More

Arcadia Biosciences and DuPont Pioneer to collaborate on sorghum technology development

In California and Iowa, Arcadia Biosciences and DuPont Pioneer announced their intention to collaborate to develop enabling technology to help manage pollen flow in sorghum. This technology will help facilitate the development and deployment of agronomic and quality traits in the crop. Under the agreement, Arcadia receives exclusive global rights to develop specified Pioneer technology […]

November 27, 2013 More

Coimbatore municipal corporation to install first waste to energy plant

In India, the city municipal corporation for Coimbatore has selected a private firm based in Pune to set up a bio methanation plant with a capacity to process 5 tonnes of vegetable and other organic waste. The plant will use the resulting biogas for use by local community kitchens and to power street lights. According […]

November 27, 2013 More

Harper Government Invests $12 million in anaerobic treatment of mill effluent streams

In Canada, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development announced $12 million in funding to go to AV Cell Inc. in Atholville, New Brunswick, for capital upgrades to treat two mill effluent streams using an anaerobic process. This form of effluent treatment will allow the mill to produce more renewable energy […]

November 27, 2013 More

Z Trim Holdings closes $1.4 Million Public Offering

In Illinois, Z Trim Holdings announced that it completed a registered public offering of 1,866,667 shares of common stock at a price per share of $0.75 and warrants to purchase 1,400,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $1.00 per share, representing gross proceeds to Z Trim of $1,400,000. Z Trim intends to […]

November 20, 2013 More

Dyadic reports on Q3 2013 and first nine months of 2013

In Florida, Dyadic International reports that during the third quarter of 2013, the Company recognized a loss of $313,000 on settlement of litigation, while net income for the nine months was $121,000, compared to a net income of $2.8 million for the same period a year ago. Dyadic reports that for the 2013 full-year outlook, […]

November 20, 2013 More