Business

November 21, 2014

In Depth: Clear Sign of Confusion

BY Holly JessenFound In:Business, PolicyChanges to OSHS’s hazard communication rules will standardize classification and labeling of chemicals globally in an effort to protect workers. At the same time, it’s creating confusion during the transition to the new system. READ MORE

November 21, 2014

Opinion: A Good Time For Truth

BY Ron Lamberty Found In:Markets, BusinessAAA's claims about E15 don't stack up to the facts, writes Ron Lamberty of ACE. With the help of two motor clubs, that organization helped reveal the truth just like Scooby-Doo and his friends do in the cartoons. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

EPA November RIN data shows increased cellulosic production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that more than 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five categories, including more than 7 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

Court documents regarding corn oil patent case unsealed

BY Holly JessenFound In:Coproducts, BusinessCourt documents dated Oct. 23, which ruled in favor of 14 ethanol plant defendants, were unsealed Nov. 13, revealing details of a court battle over corn oil separation technology. The cases concern patents owned by a subsidiary of GreenShift Corp. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

RSB partners with Elements Traceability Software

BY Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Found In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials and Elements Software Ltd. are working together to help RSB members track their biofuel feedstocks. Elements is a web based traceability platform that will help with Renewable Energy Directive compliance. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

In Depth: Cultivating a Culture of Safety

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, BusinessCompanies should take steps to improve safety, compliance and loss control because it's the right thing to do, rather than simply to avoid citations. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

Opinion: New Food Safety Rules Mean Big Changes

BY Andrew Anderson Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyAlthough several new requirements in the FSMA may impact ethanol plants, writes Andrew Anderson of Faegre Baker Daniels, the preventative control rule is likely the one that will have the most significant impact on day-to-day operations. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

Dyadic reports increase in product-related revenue

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessDyadic International has released third quarter financial results, reporting increases in net product revenue and gross profit. "The past quarter continues to be an extremely exciting time at Dyadic," said Dyadic CEO Mark Emalfarb. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

Abengoa releases Q3 results, highlights Hugoton plant startup

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAbengoa recently released third quarter financial results, reporting positive performance for the company's biofuels business. For the first nine months of the year, the company reported overall revenues in line with those achieved in 2013. READ MORE