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CCEMC Awards $500,000 Grant to Oakbio

CCEMC Awards $500,000 Grant to Oakbio

The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) of Alberta, Canada announced today that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to Oakbio, a Sunnyvale, CA-based cleantech company, and The Ohio State University for their proposal submission, "Conversion of industrial CO2 emissions into biofuels and chemicals." [More]
Momentive Partners with Beyond Benign’s Green Chemistry Commitment

Momentive Partners with Beyond Benign’s Green Chemistry Commitment

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. and Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (collectively “Momentive” or the “Company”) are taking another step in their commitment to sustainability by supporting science education through a partnership with Beyond Benign and its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC). [More]
CSES 2014 Honors Axalta for Lean and Green Coating System

CSES 2014 Honors Axalta for Lean and Green Coating System

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, was granted the Outstanding Environmental Technology Award at the 2014 China Surface Engineering Summit (CSES) in Shanghai, China. The technology recognized for its contribution to environmental sustainability is Axalta’s Lean and Green Coating System. The award recognizes Axalta’s leadership in developing surface treatment solutions that meet industry’s evolving demands for high performance and sustainable coatings. [More]
Wastech Offers Heavy Metal Removal Systems

Wastech Offers Heavy Metal Removal Systems

When using a pump lift station system for wastewater treatment and many other industrial and laboratory processes, it is necessary to work with heavy metals like Nickel, Chrome, Zinc, Cadmium and Copper, among others. Yet, these common industrial byproducts can pose considerable health risks. [More]
Biofore Concept Car Celebrates International Day of Forests

Biofore Concept Car Celebrates International Day of Forests

The Biofore Concept Car, a joint production of UPM and the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, celebrates the International Day of Forests on Friday 21 March at the UN’s Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. [More]
Fraunhofer Researchers Lay Groundwork for Sustainable Production

Fraunhofer Researchers Lay Groundwork for Sustainable Production

Scarce and expensive raw materials, rising energy prices, climate protection and demographic shifts leave industrial production with a lot to contend with in the coming years. In the “ E3-production” lighthouse project, Fraunhofer researchers are laying the groundwork needed to achieve sustainable production. They will be at the Hannover Messe from April 7-11 to showcase the first project solutions (Hall 2 and Hall 17). [More]
New Report on Global Solar Back Sheet Industry

New Report on Global Solar Back Sheet Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Solar Back Sheet Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. [More]
Huawei Awards Spansion Green Certification for Environmental Conscientiousness

Huawei Awards Spansion Green Certification for Environmental Conscientiousness

Spansion Inc., a global leader in embedded systems solutions, has been awarded Huawei Green Certification in recognition of Spansion's ability to ensure product content and manufacturing processes meet or exceed Huawei's stringent green requirements. The certification is given following a strict qualification process and is valid for two years. [More]
Katerva Honors Solidia for Processes to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Cement and Concrete Production

Katerva Honors Solidia for Processes to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Cement and Concrete Production

Solidia Technologies® was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Katerva Award for its patented processes that reduce carbon emissions up to 70 percent in the production of cement and concrete, offering the building materials sector a profitable path to sustainability. [More]
Safer, More Environmentally Friendly Alternative to BPA

Safer, More Environmentally Friendly Alternative to BPA

A waste product from making paper could yield a safer, greener alternative to the potentially harmful chemical BPA, now banned from baby bottles but still used in many plastics. Scientists made the BPA alternative from lignin, the compound that gives wood its strength, and they say it could be ready for the market within five years. [More]