RSB-certified North African biodiesel producer to double capacity

Recently certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, Ben Arous, Tunisia-based Biodex-sa told Biodiesel Magazine that the company plans to double production capacity from 2.1 MMgy to 4.2 MMgy by the second half of this year.
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Strong demand for German biodiesel continued in 2015

Although German foreign trade in biodiesel was not quite as brisk in 2015 as a year earlier, export figures recently published verify that interest in biodiesel from Germany continued to be high. Germany exported roughly 430 million gallons in 2015.
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EBB: ILUC impact modelization lacks transparency, academic value

An additional land use change impact modelization, the Global Biosphere Management Model (Globiom), has been published. Globiom is based on a model that has still not been disclosed nor validated by peers. Its findings are inconsistent with CARB's.
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Biodiesel technology exhibit attracts attention of Canada's PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the exhibit hall of the Globe 2016 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, March 2-4, where one of the technologies he was introduced to was BioCube Corp.'s transportable biodiesel refinery.
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REG closes acquisition of Sanimax biodiesel plant

Renewable Energy Group Inc. completed its acquisition March 15 of Sanimax Energy's 20 MMgy biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisconsin, the company announced March 16. REG paid Sanimax $11 million in cash and 500,000 shares of its common stock.
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United Airlines begins using biojet fuel in routine LAX flights

United Airlines made history March 11 by becoming the first U.S. airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights with the departure of United Flight 708 from LAX International Airport.
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9 facts to rev you up on National Biodiesel Day

March 18 is National Biodiesel Day, and it's no coincidence we celebrate the occassion on Rudolf Diesel's birthday. There are many reasons to celebrate America's advanced biofuel. Read on to view nine facts about biodiesel that will rev you up.
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ISA, Chicago Area Clean Cities partner to promote biodiesel

As part of the March 18 celebration of National Biodiesel Day, the Illinois Soybean Association's B20 Club is proud to announce its diamond-level sponsorship of the Chicago Area Clean Cities coalition. The B20 Club helps promote biodiesel use.
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National Advanced Biofuels Conference to co-locate with FEW

This year the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo is co-located with the world's largest ethanol conference, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. The event will feature the world of advanced biofuels and biobased chemicals.
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California biodiesel producer Biodico expands internship program

Biodico is seeking up to 10 interns for summer 2016, four students who will be based at the company's laboratory at Naval Base Ventura County at Port Hueneme, California, and six based at the company's Westside facility in the San Joaquin Valley.
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2016 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 11-14, 2016
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

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June 20-23, 2016
Wisconsin Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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June 20-23, 2016
Wisconsin Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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