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Elevance announces their second biorefinery will be operating in 2016 in Natchez, Mississippi

In Illinois, Elevance Renewable Sciences announced that it has authorized the next significant stage of its second world-scale biorefinery in Natchez, Miss., in order to expand production of its Inherent renewable building blocks in 2016. The decision is based on the successful start-up and operation of Elevance’s first world-scale joint venture biorefinery in Asia. The [...]

October 23, 2013 More

Hershey Company adds two more plants to its Zero-Waste-to-Landfill program

In Pennsylvania, the Hershey Company announced two more of its plants have achieved Zero-Waste-to-Landfill status as it added the Y&S Plant in Lancaster, Pa., and the Robinson Plant in Robinson, Ill to its ZWL list of plants. To achieve ZWL status, Hershey’s manufacturing facilities have both reduced their overall waste streams and increased recycling rates [...]

October 23, 2013 More

Evogene and Dupont Pioneer expand collaboration for soybean rust resistance

In Israel, Evogene announced the extension and expansion of its multi-year research collaboration with DuPont Pioneer, for developing soybean varieties displaying resistance to Asian Soybean Rust. Under the one-year extension announced today, the parties will add Evogene’s Gene2Product computational platform to the gene discovery program. The platform, which offers gene optimization by utilizing advanced gene [...]

October 16, 2013 More

GE supplying biogas engines for Israeli wastewater bioenergy plant

In Israel, GE is supplying eight 1.4MW Jenbacher J420 biogas engines for a new cogeneration plant that will generate 11.2 MW of renewable on-site power at the Dan Region (Shafdan) Wastewater Treatment Plant,  south of Tel Aviv, near the city of Rishon Lezion.  This was part of Madei Taas Ltod, Elco Contracting and Services winning [...]

October 16, 2013 More

Sunpromics and Dow AgroSciences announce R&D collaboration

In Scotland and Indiana, Synpromics and Dow AgroSciences announced a collaboration to develop Synpromics’ proprietary technology for application in plant science. An initial proof of concept project with Dow AgroSciences has commenced to demonstrate the application of Synpromics’ synthetic promoter technology in certain crops.  “Technologies such as those developed by Synpromics can significantly enhance Dow [...]

October 9, 2013 More

N-Viro International announces facility acquisition

In Ohio, N-Viro International Corporation has entered into a contract to purchase a new wholly owned facility in Central Florida. The facility, located strategically within its current customer area, is expected to reduce operating costs, improve profitability while providing long-term disposal services for its established Central Florida customers. N-Viro expects to be in production at [...]

October 9, 2013 More

Cool Planet Signs Agreement with Acritaz Greentech

In Colorado and Malaysia, Cool Planet Energy Systems and Acritaz Greentech, a group of companies that bring biomass processing and bio-technology innovation to plantations, today announced that they have signed an agreement to explore the building of multiple commercial facilities in Malaysia. The plan is to begin construction on the first plant in 2014. Acritaz [...]

October 2, 2013 More

Stratus Media Group signs merger with two companies and changes name to Restorgenex Corporation

In California, Stratus Media Group announced that it plans to enter the dermatological industry with the execution of a definitive merger agreement with two related companies – Canterbury Laboratories and Hygeia Therapeutics. Upon closing, Stratus will be renamed Restorgenex Corporation with plans to create a a world-class cosmeceutical and pharmaceutical company in the large and [...]

October 2, 2013 More

BASF and Heritage Plastics form partnership to bring ecovio manufacturing to North America

In New Jersey, BASF announced that it has formed a strategic manufacturing partnership with Heritage Plastics to produce ecovio certified compostable products in North America. The partnership enables BASF to begin manufacturing ecovio biopolymers outside of Europe to better serve its customers and to further focus on growth in the rapidly developing North American market. [...]

September 25, 2013 More

Concord Energy and Cool Planet Energy form JV for the Asia Pacific Region

In Singapore, Concord Energy has signed an agreement with Cool Planet Energy Systems to establish a joint-venture in the Asia Pacific Region. The JV will develop commercial production facilities for the conversion of non-food biomass into biofuels and soil enhancing biochar. Concord Energy has also made a financial investment in the Cool Planet. “We believe [...]

September 25, 2013 More