Mitsui looks at $3m bio-plant

July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the feasibility study being conducted by Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. into the construction of a bioethanol pilot plant in Malaysia. Mitsui is researching methods to capitalise on felled oil palm trunks, fibrous fruit wastes and kernel shells, which can be converted into bioethanol. Mitsui hopes to build the pilot plant within the next two years and to commence testing and trial operations by 2010.


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