Low-Cost Biodiesel Production

As federal biodiesel policy uncertainty rises, low-cost biodiesel production with new technologies to allow processing of cheaper, lower quality feedstocks, is paramount. Biodiesel Magazine provides a cross-section of new technologies being deployed.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Simadan Holding funds 45 MMgy plant expansion in Amsterdam

Simadan Holding is investing $88.6 million in a 45 MMgy biodiesel plant expansion in Amsterdam, bringing its total capacity to 75 MMgy. The investment includes a glycerin distillation plant scaled at 50,000 tons per year of pharma-grade product.
READ MORE   SHARE    


Commercializing Enzymatic Biodiesel Production

Viesel Fuel, in collaboration with Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication, has developed and implemented a biodiesel production process using enzymes to produce at a rate of 5 MMgy. The company says its process can be easily scaled to larger capacities.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Minn. ag commissioner begins 'Support the RFS' biofuel plant tour

Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson is touring the Land of 10,000 Lakes to support the state's ethanol and biodiesel industries, and to ask the U.S. EPA to reconsider its stance on the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
READ MORE   SHARE    

Hero BX Process Technology and Plant Optimization

Hero BX has combined Desmet Ballestra and Arisdyne technologies, along with a modified filtration system, in an attempt to increase its biodiesel production capacity, optimize efficiencies and improve the quality of its final product.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Gov. Branstad to address Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association announced on Jan. 6 that Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will address the 8th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show on Jan. 28 at The Meadows Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Can QAP Audits Lead to an EPA Safe Harbor?

Quality Assurance Program, or QAP, audits can provide biodiesel producers an opportunity to reduce their renewable fuel standard (RFS) penalty exposure. A strategic use of EPA's Small Business Compliance Policy is worth understanding and considering.
READ MORE   SHARE    

A gold medal strategy: Jim Craig to give keynote address at biodiesel conference

Winning as an underdog is something the National Biodiesel Conference keynote speaker knows about. Olympic gold medalist Jim Craig, best known as goalie for 1980 USA "Miracle on Ice" Hockey Team, will show us what can happen when you don't give up.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Lee Enterprises Consulting announces addition of 6 professionals

CEO Wayne Lee said the experts represent the top talent in their respective fields, and bring the group's total to 40 professionals. The new additions are Barry Stevens, William Quapp, Atul Deshmane, Stuart Buckingham, Mindy Collier and Chad Smith.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

January 21-23, 2014
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 24-26, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

Bioenergy Project Development Seminar

March 24-24, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Industry Jobs

There are no jobs currently available. Check back soon.


Subscribe     Unsubscribe




308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | www.biodieselmagazine.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2014