Mobile Navigation

Sustainability

Bio-based Processing Best Practices

Development of robust bio-based processes will be key to accelerating the transition to a circular economy, and there are many economic and technical considerations that will help companies experience success with bio-based innovations It is no secret that the clock…

Separations are Key to Bioprocessing Success

Choosing an optimal separation technology and associated equipment is essential in all types of bioprocessing applications Recent advances in bioprocessing and bio-based products are bringing unprecedented innovations to the manufacturing sector, offering businesses the potential to unlock new, sustainable market…

Borealis installs wastewater-treatment system to reduce plastic particle pollution

Borealis Group AG (Vienna, Austria) announced that the upgraded wastewater treatment system at its integrated production location in Schwechat, Austria, is now fully operational. Successful tests of the sophisticated new multi-step system, which was first installed in November 2019, show…

Air Products signs MoU related to development of Bahrain’s hydrogen economy

Under the patronage of H.E. Shaikh Mohamed Khalifa Al-Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Oil, The Oil and Gas Holding Company B.S.C. (c) (nogaholding), announced the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.). Representing nogaholding, Mazan Matar, Chairman…

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries supports South Australia green-hydrogen project

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI; Tokyo, Japan) has agreed to make a capital investment in H2U Investments, the holding entity of the H2U Group. The H2U Group includes The Hydrogen Utility (H2U), the leading Australian developer of green hydrogen and…

Monolith Materials receives investment from Mitsubishi for hydrogen production

  Monolith Materials Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.; www.monolithmaterials.com) a leader in clean hydrogen and chemical production, today announced it has received an investment from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI; Tokyo, Japan; www.mhi.com) to support its innovative commercial-scale, emissions-free hydrogen manufacturing technology.…

Royal DSM and Neste enter partnership for bio-based, high-performance polymers

Royal DSM (Herleen, the Netherlands; www.dsm.com), a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, today announced that it will start a strategic partnership with Neste (Espoo, Finland; www.neste.com), the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation…

Braskem and Haldor Topsoe achieve first demonstration-scale production of renewable MEG

Braskem (São Paulo, Brazil) and Haldor Topsoe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark) have announced that they achieved their first-ever demo-scale production of bio-based monoethylene glycol (MEG). As a result of the collaboration between the two companies, the MOSAIK technology development has been progressing…

Sinopec kickstarts extensive research on CO2 emissions and carbon neutrality

Sinopec (Beijing, China) has established strategic cooperation with three top institutions in Beijing, China, to take lead in a joint research on the energy and chemical industry's carbon emissions peak and carbon neutrality. Sinopec invited thought leaders and experts in…

Perstorp to build novel sustainable-methanol plant

Perstorp AB (Malmö, Sweden) has developed a production concept to produce methanol from a large variety of recovered end-of-life streams and hydrogen from electrolysis. Project AIR will build a first-of-a-kind, large scale, commercial Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) unit to…