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RFA report: Distillers grains exports dip to 4-year low in 2017

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessU.S. exports of distillers grains—a high protein co-product of dry mill ethanol production used to feed livestock and poultry—totaled 11.08 million metric tons in 2017, according to a summary of 2017 ethanol coproduct trade data published by the RFA. READ MORE

February 20, 2018

Partners consider renewable methanol project in Rotterdam

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessA consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development agreement covering initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry facility in Rotterdam. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

USDA releases 10-year forecasts for ethanol, biodiesel production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe USDA Economic Research Service has released updated 10-year agricultural projections through 2027. The report predicts ethanol production will increase for several years, before declining to 2016 levels toward the end of the projection period. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

USGC: Advisory teams engage on trade issues in Houston

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyGrain producers and agribusiness representatives met to help chart the operational course for the U.S. Grains Council during advisory team (A-team) meetings Feb. 13 in Houston, Texas. One A-team is dedicated to ethanol. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

Stora Enso launches lignin product to replace oil-based phenol

BY Stora Enso Found In:Coproducts, BusinessStora Enso has announced the launch of Lineo, a renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials which are used in resins for plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), paper lamination and insulation material. READ MORE

February 16, 2018

The Andersons reports increased E85 sales

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe Andersons Inc. has released fourth quarter financial results, reporting net income of $68.4 million, or $2.42 per diluted share, for the three-month period, up from $10.1 million, or 36 cents per share, during the fourth quarter of 2016. READ MORE

February 16, 2018

USGC assesses ethanol market potential in UAE, Pakistan

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. Grains Council recently undertook a market assessment mission to the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan to analyze the ethanol demand potential in both countries and engage with policymakers and industrial officials. READ MORE

February 16, 2018

Meridian, Genarex partner on bio-additives for plastics

BY Meridian Waste Solutions Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessMeridian Waste Solutions Inc., an innovative technology and integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, recently announced a strategic partnership with Genarex FD LLC to develop a broader range of bio-additives for the plastics market. READ MORE

February 15, 2018

In Depth: Next-Level Nanoscience

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: The accidental discovery that a carbon, nitrogen and copper-based catalyst can convert carbon dioxide to ethanol shows potential. READ MORE