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2014-05-15 04:24:05

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ennovor Group, a leading global sustainable biofuels company, is implementing SAP Business One software across its facilities in Europe and Asia. The hosted solution will be rolled out throughout the business during 2014 and will be used for finance, inventory control and traceability, purchasing, sales, production, human resources, intercompany trading and management reporting. "The investment in robust and proven systems...

2014-05-14 20:24:52

LUXEMBOURG, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the first quarter of 2014. Main highlights for the period: Financial & Operational Highlights -- Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $ 34.7 million in 1Q14, representing a $5.7 million or 19.7% increase compared to 1Q13. -- Adjusted EBITDA margin during 1Q14 reached 36.7%...

2014-05-14 16:23:34

Survey Finds Nearly Six in Ten Have Idled Production WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Policy setbacks in Washington are taking a major toll on the most successful advanced biofuel in the U.S., according to a nationwide survey of biodiesel producers released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by the National Biodiesel Board found, that nearly 80 percent of U.S. biodiesel producers have scaled back production this year and more than half have idled production at a plant...

2014-05-14 12:25:47

- Pro-forma net income increased by 94% year-over-year to EUR42 million. WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, recorded revenues of EUR1,584 million in the first quarter of 2014, a 4% decrease year-over-year, and an operating result (EBITDA) of EUR302 million, 24% higher than the EBITDA of the same period of...

2014-05-12 08:22:11

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and...

2014-05-09 19:45:11

Syracuse University A multi-university study highlights an alternative biofuel which may be utilized by the transportation industry A key challenge in the biofuels landscape is to get more advanced biofuels—fuels other than corn ethanol and vegetable oil-based biodiesel—into the transportation pool. Utilization of advanced biofuels is stipulated by the Energy Independence and Security Act; however, current production levels lag behind proposed targets. Additionally, certain...

2014-05-08 23:01:52

The latest intelligence on North America's rapidly growing gas-conversion sector will be presented by leading project developers and technologists at the fourth-annual GTL North America conference to be held June 3-5 at Houston's Westin Galleria hotel. The event includes Fluor's workshop on gas-conversion opportunities, a tour of Ventech Engineering's modular fabrication facility, and speakers from such leading firms as JM-Davy, Axens, Sasol, ExxonMobil, Praxair, Velocys,...

2014-05-07 08:25:34

Organics-to-waste facility to begin producing clean energy in summer of 2015 EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today commencement of detailed design and engineering work for its 5.2 megawatt (MW) waste-to-energy project in Charlotte, North Carolina. This detailed design and engineering work, which is expected to...

2014-05-05 08:27:54

- Provides year-round field evaluation capabilities THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, is expanding its current research activities in Mexico. The company's northern hemisphere plant breeding sites complement its product development activities in Brazil, where the company is commercializing sweet and high-biomass sorghum hybrids for use in renewable fuel and electricity production. In...

2014-05-05 08:23:16

UMEC acquires substantial heating oil business previously owned by Direct Energy Business NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Metro Energy Corp. (UMEC) of Brooklyn is positioned to become the largest supplier of heating oil and motor fuels in the New York City metropolitan area as result of a major acquisition. John A. Catsimatidis, Chairman and CEO of UMEC, announced today that UMEC has acquired the New York City heating oil business of Direct Energy Business, LLC. which...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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