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November 2013


A repeat near miss

It is with extreme reticence that I author this page, even though I received permission…

In The News


A new proppant

Last month, Carbo Ceramics Inc. (Houston; introduced KryptoSphere, an ultra-conductive, high-strength proppant technology designed…

Dandelion rubber

Last month saw the start of a five-year joint research project to extract rubber from…

Transporting more H2 gas

The Linde Group (Munich, Germany; has developed a new storage technology that will enable…

November Chementator Briefs

  Reforming catalyst Haldor Topsøe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark; has introduced a new alkali-promoted steam-reforming…

Business News

Technical & Practical

Ethanol from Woodchips

Ethanol is widely produced by fermentation of sugars from agriculture feedstocks, such as corn and…