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2014-05-27 08:23:01

Lund's Department of Chemical Engineering will be conducting sustainability development research related to the production of fuels and chemicals from biomass feedstocks MILFORD, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanceBio Systems, LLC today announced that the Department of Chemical Engineering at Lund University (Lund, Sweden) selected, in a global competitive bidding process, AdvanceBio Systems' SuPR2G Pretreatment Reactor to conduct basic research and development activities...

2014-05-27 08:22:07

Inbicon technology to be centerpiece of low-carbon, high-profit platform ANNAWAN, Ill. and LEOLA, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Griffith, Co-Founder & President of Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC and Thomas Corle, co-founding partner of Leifmark, LLC today announced that Leifmark has been hired to create a custom Project Definition, the first stage of a plan for co-locating an Inbicon Biomass Refinery on the site of Patriot's 110 MMgy grain-ethanol plant in Annawan,...

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%...

2014-05-05 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...

2014-05-01 12:24:34

RENO, Nev., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC PINK: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to provide shareholders with further information regarding the Joint Venture (JV) with Syngar Technologies. A research study concluded that Syngar's PLUSWave technology increased ethanol production by an overall average of 26%. The PLUSWave technology optimized the conversion of cellulose to sugars and enhanced ethanol yield. The proposed pilot project will utilize...

2014-04-30 12:24:45

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), North America's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, today announced it has signed an agreement with Sinav Limited, London, England, to acquire 100 percent of the company's stock, which includes Illinois River Energy, LLC, a 133-million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant at Rochelle, Illinois. Providing all conditions are met, the transaction is expected to...

2014-04-30 08:25:09

RENO, Nev., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC Pink: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to provide shareholders with additional information regarding the Joint Venture (JV) with Syngar Technologies. As announced yesterday, the newly formed JV is being extended an exclusive North American license with Cellunol Inc. Cellunol Inc. is a joint venture formed between ANW Inc. of South Africa and Syngar Technologies. Cellunol's proprietary technology will be...

2014-04-29 09:44:30

First-of-its-kind analysis shows impact of human behavior on air quality in São Paulo A Northwestern University study by an economist and a chemist reports that when fuel prices drove residents of São Paulo, Brazil, to mostly switch from ethanol to gasoline in their flexible-fuel vehicles, local ozone levels dropped 20 percent. At the same time, nitric oxide and carbon monoxide concentrations tended to go up. The four-year study is the first real-world trial looking at the effects of...

2014-04-28 12:24:26

Will host reporter breakfast at the National Press Club WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 29 at 9:30 AM ET, the Fuels America coalition will host a breakfast at the National Press Club where industry leaders representing four commercial scale cellulosic ethanol plants expected to begin production by the end of 2014 will update reporters on their progress. They will also discuss their plans for future investment in commercial scale cellulosic...

2014-04-22 12:23:21

DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vireol Bio Energy, LLC has selected Murex LLC as their marketing partner for the bioethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Vireol recently announced their plans to bring the 63 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia online in April of 2014. Vireol originally planned to transfer the plant to the UK, but decided to take advantage of the more focused legislative environment and more mature US market. Peter McGenity, CEO of VBE...


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