2016

Israel Chemicals Shs (ICL) Ex-Dividend Day Scheduled for June 03, 2016

Plantations International Monsanto News < div id="articleText" readability="59.52" > Israel Chemicals Shs (ICL) will start trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2016. A money dividend repayment of $ 0.02745 per share is arranged to be paid on June 22, 2016. Investors who bought ICL before the ex-dividend date are qualified for the money returns settlement. At the present stock cost of $ 4.16, the reward yield is 2.64%. The previous trading day's last sale of ICL was $ 4.16, representing a -43.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $ 7.34 and a 13.04% increase over the 52 week low of $ [...]

Howell says 2016 may be busiest year yet for biodiesel at ASTM

Plantations International News An abundance of ASTM and ISO biodiesel activities may make 2016 the busiest year yet at the standards organizations, said National Biodiesel Board senior technical advisor Steve Howell. At the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida, Howell spoke about his involvement with biodiesel and ASTM for more than two decades, and he detailed ongoing and future technical work at ASTM and ISO that will ultimately expand market opportunities for biodiesel blends. Howell began by discussing how diesel OEMs are seeking changes to ASTM D975, the diesel fuel specification, in order to better perform with their high-pressure [...]

Shuttered bioethanol plant Kazakhstan readied to relaunch by end of 2016

Plantations International News A mothballed bioethanol plant in Kazakhstan is set to resume production by the end of 2016. The Mutual fund of Kazakhstan is functioning to bring the Biokhim plant, positioned in the town of Tayinsha in the North Kazakhstan region, back on the internet with the very first stage arranged for December 2016. The plant will make bioethanol for the Pavlodar oil refinery, with later shipments arranged for the Shymkent refinery in the south of the country. The Pavlodar refinery, which is presently going through modernisation work along with Shymkent, will start generating Euro-5 and also Euro-6 fuel in [...]

EIA increases 2016 ethanol manufacturing expectation

Plantations International Information The United States Power Info Management (EIA) has actually forecasted that ethanol production will certainly average 970,000 barrels each day in both 2016 and 2017 in the US. The organization released the info in the January issue of its 'Short-Term Power Expectation'. The EIA has raised its prediction for 2016 when as compared to the 960,000 barrel each day prediction consisted of in the December Short-Term Power Overview. The January record includes EIA's very first short-term predictions for 2017. Ethanol production averaged around 964,000 barrels daily in 2013. Ethanol usage, which averaged 910,000 barrels per day last year, [...]

Land (in)justice at the heart of Indonesian battle versus woodland fires in 2016

Plantations International Information Firemens combat fire at evening. Outside Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan. Image by Aulia Erlangga/ CIFORBy Fred Pearce. Initially released at WLE'S Thriveas "Land oppression at the heart of Indonesia's deforestation problem: Discussions at GLF". Just what is the future for Indonesia and also its gardens? The country is at a phenomenal moment. Under the new democratic government of Joko Widodo, big locations of the country's state lands, including a few of the world's largest continuing to be tropical rain forests and peatlands, could transform hands in the next couple of years.Meanwhile, the recentforest fires as well as smoke [...]

Preview: The 2016 Print Edition of Biodiesel Magazine

Plantations International News The 2016 Print Edition of Biodiesel Magazine is nearly complete, and I would like to share some of its contents with you as we close out the 2015 calendar year. The 2016 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine, combined with the 2016 Biodiesel Industry Directory, is designed to have a 12-month shelf life and will be distributed at nine premiere industry events throughout the year, including circulation in attendee handbags at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida, this January. The predominant theme weaved throughout the 2016 print issue of Biodiesel Magazine is an outlook for the [...]

First community-owned biodiesel plant in Massachusetts to open up in very early 2016

Plantations International News Co-op Power, a consumer-owned sustainable energy cooperative, anticipates its brand-new biodiesel plant in Greenfield, Massachusetts, to come online in early 2016. The plant will consume used cooking oil (UCO) from local dining establishments, colleges, as well as establishments and also transform it into millions of gallons of biodiesel. Baseding on Co-op Power CEO Lynn Benander, the Northeast Biodiesel Plant is not the initial biodiesel refinery in the region, but it will be the first that is locally possessed. Benander additionally keeps in mind that of the greatest factors why Co-op Power obtained associated with the task was the [...]