The company's ability to obtain local feedstock
is the key to controlling the cost of producing biodiesel, said President and CEO Sydney Harland, who added that, consequently, Global Earth Energy plans "to establish relationships with local feedstock
suppliers in North Carolina, a state with heavy concentrations of agriculture and meat processors.
Dow Responds to Surging Energy CostsThe Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ) announced today that since 1 June it has raised the price of all of its products by up to 20 percent - depending on their exposure to rising energy, feedstock
and transportation costs - and will review all terms to all customers.
To achieve this goal, significant and immediate national investments are needed, along with changes in policy, to address the agronomic, economic, and environmental challenges limiting the sustainable biomass feedstock
production and use.
With this agreement, Lehigh will source its raw materials from an ISO 9001 processing facility, giving the company complete accountability and assurance over feedstock
consistency and quality.
Lehigh Technologies, Naples, FL. a manufacturer of engineered rubber powder, announced a strategic agreement with MTR, Springfield, TN, said to be the southeast's largest collector and processor of scrap tires and other scrap rubber, with facilities and operations in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi, procesing over 15 million tires annually
Under the terms of the agreement, Lehigh will host a crumb rubber feedstock
processing facility at MTR's Jackson, Ga.
It takes 1-2 cows, 5-8 pigs, or 4 adult humans to supply adequate daily feedstock
for a single-household biodigester, according to a UNDP--Global Environment Facility fact sheet.
SDK) will modify its ethylene plant at the Oita Petrochemical Complex to increase the use of non-naphtha feedstock
to a maximum of 50% of the total requirement.
This agreement also provides NOVA Chemicals more feedstock
flexibility for our Joffre facility and enhances its competitive advantage.
Risk exposures: Changes in local, state and federal environmental regulations, litigation risk, asbestos related liability risk, volatility in feedstock
and energy costs
Contributing factors: PE resin demand has been increasing, but suppliers have not improved their thin profit margins due to continued upward pressure from feedstock
costs, particularly natural gas.
The city plans to develop a biodiesel facility that will utilize biofuels developed through feedstock
, such as canola, says Paul Graham, public works manager for the City of Greater Sudbury.
But the plant was switched to gas as feedstock