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Praj Industries to set up India’s largest sugarcane-syrup-based ethanol plant

Praj Industries Ltd. (Pune, India)  was awarded a contract to set up India’s largest-capacity syrup-based ethanol plant from a Godavari Biorefineries Ltd (GBL) in Karnataka. As a part of this project, Praj will expand the existing ethanol manufacturing capacity to…

AmSty and Agilyx announce collaboration to build advanced polystyrene-recycling facility

AmSty (The Woodands, Tex.) and Agilyx Corp. (Tigard, Ore.) announced an agreement to explore the development of a jointly owned advanced recycling facility. The initial scope of this project will be a 50 to 100 ton/day advanced recycling facility located…

SABIC signs MOU with SIRC to establish chemical-recycling facility

SABIC (Jubail, Saudi Arabia) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Investment Recycling Company (SIRC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), to help SIRC set up its first chemical recycling project to enable the use…

LyondellBasell obtains new sustainability certification for European polymer sites

  LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) announced that it has obtained the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS certification, one of the world’s largest sustainability certification systems, for Wesseling, Germany, cracker and European polymer sites. As a result…

Linde Engineering and AGR collaborate on a trendsetting green hydrogen project

Linde Engineering (Pullach, Germany) has won the official bid for the design and construction of an integrated hydrogen fueling station and electrolysis plant for AGR (Abfallentsorgungs-Gesellschaft Ruhrgebiet mbH) in Herten, Germany. The project comprising hydrogen production and high-performance fueling technology…

Large-scale hydrogen-storage facility underway at Hybrit pilot plant in Sweden

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall AB (Stockholm, Sweden)  have commenced building a rock cavern storage facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas on a pilot scale next to HYBRIT’s pilot facility for direct reduction in Luleå, North of Sweden. This is an important…

SK Global Chemical and Kolon Industries launching biodegradable PBAT plastic

Kolon Industries and SK Global Chemical Ltd. (both Seoul, South Korea) are cooperating to launch eco-friendly biodegradable plastic product PBAT (Polybuthylene Adipate-co-Terephthalate), which can “decomposes well,” in the third quarter this year. PBAT is an environmental-friendly plastic product that quickly…

Alfa Laval becomes partner in Liquid Wind power-to-X consortium

Alfa Laval AB (Lund, Sweden) has become a partner in the Swedish company Liquid Wind, which develops electro-fuel facilities to produce renewable clean fuels. Alfa Laval will be part of the Liquid Wind board and contribute with its heat transfer…

Shell invests in LanzaJet to accelerate commercialization of alcohol-to-SAF technology

LanzaJet, Inc., a sustainable fuels technology company and sustainable fuels producer launched by LanzaTech (Skokie, Ill.), announced that Royal Dutch Shell N.V. (The Hague, the Netherlands) joins as an investor in the company to advance LanzaJet’s global growth, accelerate commercialization…

ECB Group selects UOP technology for advanced biofuels plant in Paraguay

Honeywell (Charlotte, N.C.) has announced that Brazil-based ECB Group will use the UOP Ecofining process to convert vegetable oils and inedible animal fats into renewable diesel and jet fuel at the Omega Green production facility in Villeta, near Asuncion, Paraguay. This…