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2014-01-24 23:00:56

Kinetic Fuel Technology, Inc.’s K100 Fuel Treatments can stop problems related to water in fuel this winter. Youngstown, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The recent sub-zero temperatures have had the phones ringing off the hook at Kinetic Fuel Technology, Inc., makers of K100 Fuel Treatment. Online orders have reached a record high and inquires about distributing the product have also increased. The introduction of Ethanol to fuel has increased water-related problems, which in turn has...

Renewable Chemical Upgraded Into Biofuels
2014-01-17 10:25:37

University of Wisconsin-Madison Using a plant-derived chemical, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a process for creating a concentrated stream of sugars that's ripe with possibility for biofuels. "With the sugar platform, you have possibilities," says Jeremy Luterbacher, a UW-Madison postdoctoral researcher and the paper's lead author. "You've taken fewer forks down the conversion road, which leaves you with more end destinations, such as cellulosic ethanol and...

2014-01-10 12:22:21

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pk24wv/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International and Chinese Cyclohexane Dimethanol (CHDM) Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pk24wv/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "2013 Report on the International and Chinese Cyclohexane...

2014-01-09 08:30:05

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today reported net earnings of $556 million in the fiscal 2014 second quarter ended Nov. 30, up 36 percent from $409 million in the year-ago period. First-half earnings were $1.13 billion, down 19 percent from $1.38 billion a year ago. Second-quarter revenues decreased 7 percent to $32.9 billion, which brought first-half revenues to $66.7 billion. "Cargill posted a solid second quarter, with earnings improved in three of our four...

2014-01-06 12:22:13

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), one of the leading suppliers of liquid carbon dioxide (CO(2)) in the United States, today announced the signing of a long-term agreement for the production of liquid CO(2) with Big River Resources Boyceville, LLC; based out of Boyceville, Wisconsin. Air Products will operate a facility to produce 250 tons per day (tpd) of liquid CO(2) at Big River Resources' established ethanol plant in Boyceville, Wisconsin....

2013-12-23 11:08:52

Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step in the search to develop effective second generation biofuels. Researchers from the Department of Chemistry at York have discovered a family of enzymes that can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars. 'First generation' biofuels have already made an impact in the search for renewable and secure energy sources particularly through the generation of bioethanol manufactured from easy-to-digest food sources...

2013-12-19 23:02:51

Falling demand and less government support will cause revenue to dip. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sugarcane Harvesting industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The US Sugarcane Harvesting industry has endured spikes and drops in revenue over the five years to 2013. Global weather patterns are largely responsible for fluctuations in price and production, which directly influence revenue....

2013-12-19 11:44:50

Scientists have discovered a bacterium that could reduce the use of fertilizer in sugarcane production and improve yield. Sugar is an important commodity around the world and sugarcane accounts for about 80% of production. The price of sugar has increased at a rate considerably above inflation over the last 30 years. This is not least due to the rising cost of fertilizers, which is partly driven by increased global demand, and linked to the degradation of soil quality over decades of...


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