Tag: carbon

Navigator CO2 Ventures gets board greenlight to proceed with carbon capture pipeline

Navigator CO2 Ventures gets board greenlight to proceed with carbon capture pipeline

October 14, 2021 |

In Texas, Navigator CO2 Ventures LLC says that as a result of commitments received during its binding open season, it has obtained the necessary board approvals to proceed with its proposed carbon capture pipeline system, the Heartland Greenway. Based upon the substantial market reception for the project, Navigator is evaluating multiple opportunities to expand the […]

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New documentary highlights cell culture tech to grow meat, carbon capture and aquaculture

New documentary highlights cell culture tech to grow meat, carbon capture and aquaculture

April 11, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., Gravitas Ventures, released Just Add Firewater LLC’s documentary “They Say It Can’t Be Done,” which follows four entrepreneurial companies tackling humanity’s biggest threats, including Eat JUST, Inc. which uses cell culture technology to grow meat and an Arizona State University scientist who created a synthetic tree that removes atmospheric carbon at one-thousand […]

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U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, RFA comment on proposed Canada Clean Fuel Regulations

U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, RFA comment on proposed Canada Clean Fuel Regulations

March 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association submitted joint comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada, regarding its proposed Clean Fuel Regulations, noting the importance of allowing renewable fuel producers to account for carbon capture and sequestration in their carbon intensity scores, regardless of whether the fuel is […]

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National Carbon Technologies acquires Cool Planet’s biocarbon business

National Carbon Technologies acquires Cool Planet’s biocarbon business

June 21, 2020 |

In Minnesota, National Carbon Technologies acquired Colorado-based Cool Planet’s biocarbon business, including more than 50 issued and pending patents for biocarbon production and product technologies for use in multiple markets including renewable energy, metals, agriculture and water purification. With capacity to convert 300,000 tons per year of certified sustainably sourced biomass into advanced biocarbon products, […]

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Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to develop bio-based carbon fiber materials

Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to develop bio-based carbon fiber materials

May 10, 2020 |

In Finland, Stora Enso and Cordenka signed a joint development agreement to develop precursors for bio-based carbon fiber. The co-development is driven by the need for high performance carbon fiber in transportation, construction and power generation. Stora Enso has been developing the technology for manufacturing carbon fiber from wood-based raw materials, i.e. dissolving pulp and […]

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Simplified process developed to create synthetic adipates, saving energy and costs

Simplified process developed to create synthetic adipates, saving energy and costs

January 11, 2020 |

In Germany, researchers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum found a way to develop simpler synthetic adipates which are required for the manufacturing of perfumes, lubricants and active pharmaceutical ingredients. So far, the reaction to produce adipates has only been possible using a complicated, multi-stage process. Now it only takes one step. Adipates are made from the […]

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Novo’s ExtravaLanza — $72M investment in LanzaTech as the world’s top purveyors of the very finest in second chance carbon continue to expand

Novo’s ExtravaLanza — $72M investment in LanzaTech as the world’s top purveyors of the very finest in second chance carbon continue to expand

August 6, 2019 |

From Chicago and also Copenhagen arrives the pleasant news that Novo Holdings is making a $72 million investment in LanzaTech’s Series E financing, and Senior Director Anders Bendsen Spohr will join the LanzaTech board. Novo — the parent of both Novo Norsk and Novozymes — is best known for making investments in the therapeutics and […]

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What to do in an increasingly paperless society? Stora Enso adapts and innovates with 3 big announcements on being ‘fit for the future’

What to do in an increasingly paperless society? Stora Enso adapts and innovates with 3 big announcements on being ‘fit for the future’

July 20, 2019 |

Lots of announcements coming in over the last few days from Stora Enso, from their EUR 10 million (about $11.2 million) investment in a pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials based on lignin to their Q2 financial reporting. And it doesn’t end there! They initiated a feasibility study for a possible cross laminated timber […]

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Carbon, concrete, cotton – BASF has it covered

Carbon, concrete, cotton – BASF has it covered

January 13, 2019 |

In Germany, BASF is off to a roaring start with its pursuit of ambitious goals and announcements of new innovations. They launched four groundbreaking projects for CO2-reduced future production processes. They advanced five new cottonseed varieties, including dicamba-tolerant varieties for enhanced weed control. They presented novel high-performance insulation in their first carbon concrete composite facade […]

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Oyster X SmartSink soil amendment launched to conserve water and carbon storage

Oyster X SmartSink soil amendment launched to conserve water and carbon storage

June 24, 2018 |

In California, Riverbend Park soccer fields are getting a new soil amendment to help conserve water and carbon storage that is made by Living X Elements. The soil amendment called Oyster X SmartSink is made from pine trees killed by bark beetles and mimics an oyster which can filter up to 50 gallons of water […]

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