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Innovative Minds: Converting Biomass to Chemicals and Energy
Innovative Minds: Converting Biomass to Chemicals and Energy

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Avocadofurans are new nontoxic insecticides which would be effective against common crop insect pest. Abstract A new synthetic route for the preparation of the insecticidal compound 2-hexadecylfuran is described in this study. The procedure starts from…
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[icon name=”quote-left” class=”icon-2x” unprefixed_class=””] Furfural imparts a characteristic variously described as grainy, biscuity, or almond-like. Nosing whiskey isn’t just an art, but a science [1] While it’s probably true that many self-proclaimed…
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Levulinic acid is a platform chemical with significant potential to substitute petroleum-based products in the chemical and fuel sectors. Agricultural waste, cow dung, was used as feedstock for the production of a high value–added chemical levulinic acid…
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Blended Biomass allows more Bagasse as Feedstock for Furfural! A report on blended biomass for Cogeneration, by Amaury Perez Sanchez: Cuba, like other countries with few fossil energy resources, has used biomass to fuel its industrial processes for…
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Cuba, like other countries with few fossil energy resources, has used biomass to fuel its industrial processes for decades. More recently, it has worked to improve efficiency and increase the role that these plants play in supplying grid power. – Amaury…
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DalinYebo is proud to announce that “Biomass.Market by the Cob.Trade team” was one of the 10 2015 #GCIP_SA Finalists. Source: Biomass.Market was Nominated A 2015 GCIP SA Finalist
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   La Belle au bois dormant (“The Beauty in the Sleeping Woods”). We recently had the opportunity to share the story of International Furan Technology (Pty) Ltd at the WFC2015 XiV World Forestry Congress in Durban.
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µ-BioRefinery™ or n-BioRefinery™ are two of DalinYebo’s biorefining platforms that are designed for future technologies such as the one described in the the following research article: A microbial platform for renewable propane synthesis based on a…
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One-pot furfural conversion, using a zeolite catalyst Our International Furan Technology (Pty) Ltd subsidiary supplies biomass processing technologies for the manufacture of furfural (and other bio-renewable chemicals). We therefore have our ‘radar…
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