Operations

August 29, 2014

Dynamic Recycling breaks ground on Tennessee plant

BY Dynamic Recycling LLC Found In:Operations, BusinessDynamic Recycling LLC has broken ground on its Distilled Spirits Plant in Bristol, Tennessee. The facility will recycle ethanol-based or sugary unusable or expired products into fuel ethanol. The plant is expected to be operational early next year. READ MORE

August 28, 2014

Rex American considers purchasing, building new ethanol plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessRex American Resources Corp. has released financial results for the second quarter, with the company's CEO and Chairman Stuart Rose reporting the period was Rex American's best quarter in terms of earnings per share. READ MORE

August 28, 2014

To maximize throughput and yield, start with liquefaction

BY Laurie Duval Found In:OperationsNovozymes offers tips for trialing and optimizing its new enzyme, Avantec, and shares the story behind the lessons learned while troubleshooting issues in the intial trials. READ MORE

August 27, 2014

EurOberv'ER releases annual Biofuels Barometer report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, PolicyThe EurObserv'ER has released its annual Biofuel Barometer, reporting that last year was the first time the consumption of biofuels in Europe decreased. The report notes the decline is essentially related to Spain and Germany. READ MORE

August 26, 2014

Valero celebrates restart of Mount Vernon plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessOn Aug. 26, Valero Renewable Fuels Co. LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corp., and the Ports of Indiana hosted an event to commemorate the restart of a 110 MMgy ethanol plant located in Mount Vernon, Indiana. READ MORE

August 26, 2014

Genera Energy provides insight in choosing a biomass solution

BY Genera Energy Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGenera Energy recently released a new infographic featuring a visual overview of biomass feedstock and guidelines for choosing the best solution for every biomass project. The four-page infographic highlights key supply chain elements. READ MORE

August 26, 2014

Geringhoff to participate in Poet-DSM Project Liberty trials

BY Geringhoff Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGeringhoff will participate in Poet-DSM's Project Liberty trials, starting with an open house and tours at Poet's facilities in Emmetsburg, Iowa, on Sept. 3. Trials are being performed with the Geringhoff Horizon Elite XL Stover Collection corn head. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

FRA grants support development of a Short Line Safety Institute

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe Federal Railroad Administration has announced two grants totaling $350,000 to support the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. According to the FRA, the institute will help mitigate risk associated with shipping hazardous materials. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

STB issues new reporting requirements to improve rail service

BY Sen. John Thune’s office Found In:Operations, Business, PolicySurface Transportation Board recently announced it will require both Canadian Pacific Railway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad to provide new information on their respective weekly grain order reports. READ MORE