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Global Bioenergies starts up commercial production unit for bio-isobutene

Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) announced that its first commercial production unit is now fully operational. All units (biological isobutene production, purification, condensation and packaging) have been validated and are now in operation. Frédéric Ollivier, Global Bioenergies’ Chief Technical Officer, said:…

ArcelorMittal acquires scrap-metal recycling business in the Netherlands

ArcelorMittal announced that it has acquired Riwald Recycling, a state-of-the-art ferrous scrap metal recycling business based in the Netherlands. Transaction signing occurred with closing, which is subject to customary regulatory approvals, expected by the end of January 2023. Riwald Recycling…

Axens announces successful startup of ethylene-to-ethanol pilot plant in Japan

Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France) announced that earlier this year it demonstrated the successful start-up of the first ethanol-to-ethylene pilot plant based on Axens Atol technology with Sumitomo Chemical, which is going on the waste-to-polyolefins project in Japan. At full rollout, this…

RWE and Hyphen Hydrogen Energy exploring green ammonia offtake in Namibia

RWE AG (Essen, Germany) and Hyphen Hydrogen Energy Ltd. (Hyphen) have signed a memorandum of understanding that could see RWE offtake up to 300,000 tons of green ammonia per year from Namibia.  Hyphen was appointed preferred bidder by the Namibian…

EverWind selects Black & Veatch for FEED services on green hydrogen hub in Nova Scotia

EverWind Fuels Co. has selected Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.) to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for its green hydrogen and ammonia production and storage facility in Point Tupper, Nova Scotia, with initial commercial operations planned for 2025.…

Itochu, Teijin and JGC join forces to license polyester recycling technology

Itochu Corp. (Toyko), Teijin Ltd. (Toyko) and JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan) plan to establish a joint venture company, RePEaT Co., Ltd. to license technology for the chemical recycling of polyester products. The new joint venture will use a chemical-recycling technology…

Cepsa to invest €3 billion to build the largest green hydrogen hub in Europe

Cepsa  (Madrid, Spain) will invest more than €3 billion to establish the Andalusian Green Hydrogen Valley, creating the largest green hydrogen hub in Europe in southern Spain. The project, part of Cepsa’s 2030 strategy Positive Motion, will contribute to Europe's…

Sulzer and Blue Planet deepen collaboration to accelerate decarbonization of concrete and the construction sector

Sulzer Chemtech Ltd. (Winterthur, Switzerland) is strengthening its collaboration with Blue Planet to continue developing their highly innovative carbon capture and storage (CCUS) technology. The two companies are working together to commercialize a ground-breaking mineralization process that permanently sequesters carbon…

Johnson Matthey and Doosan Enerbility partner to develop hydrogen-fuelled power plants

Johnson Matthey (JM; London), a global leader in sustainable technologies, and Doosan Enerbility, have signed an agreement to develop hydrogen-fuelled power plants in South Korea. The partnership supports the South Korean Government’s plans to increase the share of clean hydrogen-based…

Battolyser Systems announces plans for 1-GW green hydrogen plant in Rotterdam

Battolyser Systems  (Schiedam, The Netherlands) announced that the world’s first large scale Battolyser factory will be constructed in the port of Rotterdam to meet soaring demand for green hydrogen and electricity storage. “This partnership will develop the first industrial green…