Here are this week's news roundup:
LS9's 2nd project with P&GLS9 started a second development and commercialization partnership with Procter & Gamble (P&G). No details were reported but the companies said the second project expands on the companies' first project in using LS9's renewable chemicals portfolio to P&G consumer products.
Chempolis' China biorefinery JVChempolis Ltd and Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Co., Ltd will form a joint venture in Luohe, Henan province, which will build a biorefinery based on Chempolis formicofib™ technology using wheat straw as raw material. The biorefinery will produce annually 160 000 tons of non-wood papermaking fibres and biochemicals.
Phase 2 algae project completeGreen Plains Renewable Energy's joint venture company BioProcess Algae has completed construction of Phase II of its commercial scale Grower Harvester(TM) bioreactors in Shenandoah, Iowa. The Grower Harvester bioreactors were successfully started up in January of this year.