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Reduce Growth In Electricity Consumption By 22 Percent-Realistically

February 5, 2009 7:50 am | News | Comments

Energy efficiency programs in the United States could realistically reduce the rate of growth for electricity consumption by 22 percent over the next two decades if key barriers can be addressed, according to recently released analysis by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) .

Another Step Closer To Viable Algae-To-Oil Production

February 5, 2009 7:50 am | News | Comments

OriginOil, the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, a promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, recently announced the successful automation of its Helix BioReactorâ„¢ system.

More Efficient & Economical Routes To Produce Chemicals

February 5, 2009 7:50 am | News | Comments

The Dow Chemical Co. and Süd-Chemie have agreed to research alternative routes to produce chemicals to help reduce dependence on traditional sources of oil and gas.


Vitamin & Mineral News That May Be Hard To Swallow

February 5, 2009 7:50 am | News | Comments

Earlier this month, the Irish Association of Health Stores (IAHS) defended its petition in the European Parliament against the European Commission's planned setting of European Union (EU)-wide maximum limits for dosages of vitamins and minerals in food supplements.

Survival Strategies For The Chemical Industry In 2009

February 5, 2009 7:50 am | News | Comments

In the past few months, it has become unmistakably clear that the chemical industry is not just facing another cyclical downturn.

Spec Check On Filters

January 27, 2009 11:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spec Check On

Spec Check On Pumps

January 27, 2009 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

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Spec Check On Feeders

January 27, 2009 11:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

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Priming The Pump To Save Energy

January 27, 2009 9:26 am | Articles | Comments

The statistics-both staggering and sobering-are sounding the alarm for a radical transformation in the energy efficiency of pumping systems.


Save The Lifeboats For The Drowning

January 27, 2009 9:23 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke Recently I read about the shutdown of a $5 billion clean energy project in Australia that dealt with the prospects of converting coal into liquid fuels.


Waste? Not! (4212)

January 27, 2009 9:10 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke In light of the somewhat overwhelmingly negative economic news that we've all been inundated with, I found it refreshing when a release to the contrary came across my computer screen.

A New Image For Toner Processing (4210)

January 27, 2009 9:08 am | Articles | Comments

Chemically produced toner (CPT) is fast becoming the technology of choice in the imaging field as it produces a more controlled particle shape and size, while using less energy and producing less waste than conventional processing.

How to Get Tanks Cleaner in Less Time and Lower Operating Costs (4208)

January 27, 2009 9:03 am | Articles | Comments

By Christine Pagcatipunan Process improvement and cost reduction are key motivators for any plant. As a result, automated tank cleaning is increasing in popularity.


The Wasteful Way (4206)

January 27, 2009 8:53 am | Articles | Comments

With one digester already in place, Schmack BioEnergy looks to expand the use of its technology for converting biowaste to energy. By Jeff Reinke

Adding Fuel To The Biodiesel Fire

January 27, 2009 8:52 am | Articles | Comments

Innovation Fuels ramps up its New York Harbor biodiesel plant to annually produce 1 million barrels of increasingly in-demand biodiesel comprised of waste-based feedstock, resulting in big gains for both the industry and company. By Carrie Ellis


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