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Monsanto Transforms Back Bayer Again– Second Update

Plantations International Monsanto News By Jacob Bunge as well as Eyk Henning Bayer AG's quote to purchase Monsanto Co. for greater than$ 60 billion has actually hit an impasse that could present an obstacle for the hit farming tie-up. Bayer has actually provided to buy the UNITED STATE seed giant for $ 62 billion including financial obligation, or$ 122 a share, which Monsanto last month rejected as also reduced. It sought access to detailed company info, recognized as due diligence, which Bayer said can lead to a greater offer. Bayer didn't raise its quote. Monsanto, which took into consideration the proposition [...]

NHC to construct second US-based biodiesel catalyst plant in Houston

Plantations International News As New Paradise Chemicals Iowa LLC, a department of TSS Team India, nears conclusion of its brand-new 18,000-ton sodium methylate manufacturing plant at the Manly Terminal in Manly, Iowa, the company is well in progress in establishing one more biodiesel stimulant center in Texas. "We are in the permitting stage for our second plant, which will certainly be in the Houston area," Prasad Devineni, taking care of supervisor for New Heaven Chemicals, told Biodiesel Publication. "The Houston plant will certainly have comparable capacity to, otherwise greater than, the Iowa plant." Devineni stated the business prepares to begin construction [...]

UK consumed more ethanol than biodiesel during second quarter

Plantations International News The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has released renewable energy statistics for the second quarter of 2015, reporting liquid biofuels consumption fell by 24 percent, from 464 million liters (122.58 million gallons) during the second quarter of 2014 to 355 million liters during the second quarter of this year. The drop was mostly due to reduced biodiesel consumption. During the quarter, the DECC indicated liquid biofuels represented 3 percent of gas and diesel consumed in the transportation fuel market, down from 4 percent the same quarter of the prior year. According to the DECC, ethanol contributed [...]