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2009-09-07 09:39:44

A cool, freshly drawn beer "“ for many a person this is the greatest of pleasures. But, in fact, a bad conscience should haunt us when we drink beer as it is among the most energy-intensive foodstuffs during production. Brewing engineers from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) are working hard to improve the energy balance of the amber beverage. They are looking into a new process combination that would allow energy savings of up to 20% during brewing. The Weihenstephan...

2009-08-03 14:53:26

A team of researchers, led by chemical engineering and materials science professor Michael Tsapatsis in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology, have developed a more energy-efficient method of chemical separations that could revolutionize processes in the petrochemical and biofuels industries. The new discovery is published in the July 31 issue of Science, a leading journal of scientific research published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.The ability...

2009-01-29 08:38:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new research report from NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, global demand for catalysts used in the refining industry is set to grow to about $3.7 billion in 2011 and then go on to reach $4.8 billion in 2015, as the price of petroleum begins to increase once more under new inflationary economic pressures and environmental demands. Additional details about the report can be found on the firm's website at...

2008-10-23 15:00:10

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Howard Peiper, a Pulitzer prize nominated author, has written numerous books on nutrition and natural health including 12 best sellers. Dr. Peiper is recommending a brand new supplement from a nutraceutical company, ZEO Health Ltd., called Zeolite-AV and is the first all natural product ever created that has been a proven preventative and treatment for the Flu and other viruses. Influenza is a serious virus, and people of any age can get it. In an...

2008-10-20 12:00:29

Rive Technology, a leading catalyst engineering company for the petroleum refining industry, announced today that it will commence operations of a 10,000 square foot research and development facility in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey this November. Rive Technology is the developer of proprietary zeolite catalyst technology that expands characteristically small zeolite pores to enable the conversion of inexpensive, heavy crude oil into valuable, refined products such as transportation fuel....

2008-09-21 03:00:24

By Bakouri, Hicham El Morillo, Jose; Usero, Jose; Ouassini, Abdelhamid ABSTRACT: This work proposes a viable remediation method based on the use of natural organic substances (NOSs) that characterize the Mediterranean region to improve the ecological system. A series of experiments, including variable conditions, such as temperature, pH, contact time, and pesticide concentration, were performed to demonstrate the efficiency of endosulfan sulfate removal from water by NOSs. Experimental...

2008-09-04 09:00:20

Zeolyst International announced today that it has completed the addition of new manufacturing capacity to its two manufacturing sites in Kansas City, KS, USA, and in Delfzijl, The Netherlands. The new capacity addition to Kansas City is focused on pressure synthesized zeolites and increases the overall plant capacity by about 40%. The new capacity addition to Delfzijl is directed at producing Ultra-Stable Y-Zeolite and increases the overall plant capacity by about 50%. This new...

2008-01-11 03:00:25

By Anonymous 2007, Arizona Department of Mines & Mineral Resources, 1502 West Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007, phone 602-771-1603. $20 plus $6 postage and handling if mailed. The map may be purchased separately for $10, plus $5 postage and handling - The Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources has released the Directory of Active Mines in Arizona - 2007. This year's directory lists 187 companies, operating 402 mines. Accompanying the directory is a 1:1,000,000 scale, color map...

2007-04-15 03:00:25

By Capasso, S; Colella, C; Coppola, E; Iovino, P; Salvestrini, S ABSTRACT: The ability of the natural zeolited Neapolitan Yellow Tuff (NYT) enriched with calcium ions to remove humic acids from water was evaluated by batch adsorption equilibrium tests and dynamic experiments carried out by percolating humic acid solutions through a small NYT column (breakthrough curves). Under the experimental condition explored, the sorption capacity increases with the ionic strength and has the highest...