Thursday, February 2, 2012

Lignin Alert

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New replaces old analyser technology at the Billerud Karlsborg mill
Control Engineering UK Online
With five sample points – pulp lignin content and brightness as well as fibre properties and shive content measurements – the new analyzer technology will ...

IPPmedia
These include proteins, sugars, amino acids, lignin cellulose and many others. They usually exert their biological effect within the cell of the organism ...

Inventors Corner: Wood stock
Imperial College London (blog)
Wood is made up of, in a roughly even split, cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. Of these, cellulose and hemi-cellulose can be used in the production of biofuels; they can be converted through biological processes into sugars, and then alcohol.


Lignol receives approval of four new key biorefining and lignin patent ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
"These approvals demonstrate the strength of our patent portfolio covering not only our unique process and systems but also our unique range of high performance lignins (HP-L lignin)," said Ross MacLachlan, President and CEO.
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Research into "nature's glue" may improve unpaved roads
InjuryBoard.com
The sustainable plant byproduct "lignin" can reduce pollution from unpaved roads. It is 100 percent non-toxic, unlike traditional soil stabilizers. The solution may be an industrial waste product called "lignin," a substance found in all plants.
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Forage systems to reduce the winter feeding period
North Texas e-News
Cell walls are mainly composed of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin but are only from 45 to 75% digestible. About 70% of young plant cells are the highly ...




The Path Less Traveled: Research Is Driving Solutions to Improve ...
Newswise
But possible solutions could come from lignin, a biomass product that is present in all ... Lignin is a waste product from other industries, including the ...




Domsjö Fabriker appointed Lars Winter as new CEO
Lesprom Network
Domsjö Fabriker is a Swedish refinery located in Örnsköldsvik, specializing in refining forest raw materials into specialty cellulose, lignin and ...
How Bettina Osmeña healed her hyperacidity
Inquirer.net
Research has indicated that the aloe vera plant contains enzymes, sugars, lignin (an organic substance that binds cells), saponin, salicylic acid, ...




Mascoma Inks Biofuels Deal with Chevron Technology Ventures
Xconomy
A byproduct of that conversion is energy-rich lignin, which Mascoma will then provide to CTV, a division of energy giant Chevron USA, to evaluate whether it ...




Chemical giant BASF invests in biomass-to-sugar startup
SmartPlanet.com
Biomass, such as plant waste and wood chips, is primarily comprised of hemicellulose, cellulose and lignin. The biomass is first dissolved in water to make ...




The Bullseye Fuel: BAL and its macroalgae-based biofuels
Biofuels Digest
There's that old saying – "you can make anything from lignin, except money. ... Where enzymes have trouble with lignin and generally have it as a by-product ...
Dietary fibre, the missing nutrient in pig production
All about feed
Although primarily plant cell walls consisting of cellulose, lignin... Fibre is not totally carbohydrate because it includes lignin, which is a ...

Punjab-based firm plans to set up agriculture park
Business Standard
... cellulose and lignin content ideal to revive the alkaline soils and promote other allied activities for the economic development of the region. ...




Södra adopts SEK2bn investment programme
EUWID Wood Products and Panels
The Lignaboost process enables pulp mills to raise their capacity for reprocessing black liquor and then extracting lignin from it. The acquired lignin can ...

Lignol Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results
DigitalJournal.com
During the three month period ended October 31, 2011 ("Q2 FY12"), Lignol continued to expand the number of HP-L™ lignin application development ...

Chemicals and biofuel from wood biomass plant
Plant Engineer
A spokesperson explains that wood biomass is made up of cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin, of which the first two provide a source of nutrition for ...

Plant Engineer
Finns develop wood-to-butanol process
Biofuels Digest
... in a mixture of water, alcohol and sulphur dioxide, all parts of the wood – cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin – are separated into clean fractions. ...

WWAY, PURE, CNOZ and ADHC are the Daily Market Movers for December ...
Emailwire
... vegetable oils, tallows, and greases; lignin sulphonate, calcium chloride, and liquid fertilizers; petroleum, petro-chemicals, waxes, and petroleum oil; ...




Researchers make strides in improving plant digestibility
CattleNetwork.com
The discovery involves lignin, a compound present in all plants that helps ... Lignin can be described in many ways. It acts as the biological rebar of the ...
Chemicals and biofuel from wood biomass
EurekAlert
Wood biomass is made up of three primary substances: cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin. Of these three, cellulose and hemicellulose can be used as a ...




BAL launches seaweed biofuels pilot plant in Chile: next phase in ...
Biofuels Digest
... which contains up to 60 percent fermentable carbohydrates, has no lignin, does not require arable land use or freshwater to grow. ...




Metso to deliver the first commercial LignoBoost plant to Domtar ...
MarketWatch
The LignoBoost process separates and collects lignin from pulping liquor. ... Separation of a portion of the mill's total lignin production off-loads the ...








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