Natural sciences

General Fusion and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories partner to accelerate cleantech in Canada

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and CHALK RIVER, Ontario, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Fusion is working with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in a vital project to advance fusion energy technology.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia and CHALK RIVER, Ontario, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Fusion is working with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in a vital project to advance fusion energy technology.
  • Through this collaboration, General Fusion and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories will develop tritium extraction techniques for use in commercial fusion power plants.
  • To produce fusion energy, General Fusion is developing a practical and economical approach to Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) putting the company on the fastest path to commercialization.
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories will collaborate with General Fusion to develop various technologies to extract tritium for use in fusion power plants.

KBR Awarded Multiple Technology Contracts by PKN ORLEN

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

HOUSTON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded technology licensing contracts by PKN ORLEN (PKN) for KBR's leading Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) and Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC) technologies as part of PKN's Bottom-of-the-Barrel project for its Plock Refinery in Poland.

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  • HOUSTON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded technology licensing contracts by PKN ORLEN (PKN) for KBR's leading Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) and Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC) technologies as part of PKN's Bottom-of-the-Barrel project for its Plock Refinery in Poland.
  • Under the terms of the contracts, KBR will provide technology licensing and basic engineering design for the SDA and RFCC units.
  • Following a PKN ORLEN final investment decision, the SDA unit will be based on KBR's market-leading supercritical solvent recovery ROSE technology and will help PKN ORLEN achieve its operating objectives, producing cleaner upgraded feedstock for the new RFCC unit.
  • "Selection of KBR's energy-efficient and sustainable technologies by PKN represents continued trust in our industry-leading refinery technologies," said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology.

Global Advanced Phase Change Material Market Research Report (2020 to 2026) - by Application and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:15am

What is the market size and forecast of the Global Advanced Phase Change Material Market?

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  • What is the market size and forecast of the Global Advanced Phase Change Material Market?
  • Which are the products/segments/applications/areas to invest in over the forecast period in the Global Advanced Phase Change Material Market?
  • What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Global Advanced Phase Change Material Market?
  • What modes and strategic moves are considered suitable for entering the Global Advanced Phase Change Material Market?

Covalent Metrology Expands Analytical Chemistry Capabilities with Triple-Quadrupole Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Covalent Metrology , a leading North American provider of analytical services, announces an expansion of its chemical analysis capabilities with the install of a Thermo Scientific iCAP TQ for inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS).

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  • SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Covalent Metrology , a leading North American provider of analytical services, announces an expansion of its chemical analysis capabilities with the install of a Thermo Scientific iCAP TQ for inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS).
  • To lead the analytical chemistry group's continued portfolio growth, Nanette Jarenwattananon, PhD, has joined Covalent as Senior Manager of Analytical Chemistry.
  • Covalent's in-house quantitative element analysis capabilities are substantially enhanced by the Thermo Scientific iCAP TQ mass spectrometer.
  • Her expertise and skills across diverse applications in analytical chemistry will facilitate stronger support for clients' chemical analysis projects.

DSM acquires next-generation eubiotics platform start-up

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

DSM already owns 38.5% of the shares of Midori and has today acquired the remaining 61.5% for a consideration of US$63m.

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  • DSM already owns 38.5% of the shares of Midori and has today acquired the remaining 61.5% for a consideration of US$63m.
  • Boston Massachusetts-based Midori has developed a technology platform that identifies glycans derived from natural food sugars that can precisely modulate how the gut microbiome functions in animals.
  • Such eubiotics can reduce the environmental footprint of animal farming and support the accelerated replacement of antibiotics in animal feed.
  • Midori's platform is highly synergetic with DSM's bioscience capability and current eubiotics portfolio, which was further strengthened through the acquisition of Biomin (as part of the Erber Group) .

Ricardo Supports Mexico in Drive to Reduce Freight Emissions

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:01am

Experts from global energy and environment consultancy Ricardo are leading an international consortium to support the Mexican Governments plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the freight sector.

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  • Experts from global energy and environment consultancy Ricardo are leading an international consortium to support the Mexican Governments plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the freight sector.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005697/en/
    Ricardo supports Mexico in drive to reduce freight emissions (Photo: Business Wire)
    Over the next 12 months, specialists in sustainable transport will work with organisations, including Mexico-based Centro Mario Molina and Urbanistica, to provide advice to the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) as part of the Sustainable Transport Programme.
  • Ricardos focus will be on green freight, helping national and local policy makers, as well as freight operators based in Mexico, to reduce the climate change and air pollution impacts of the transport of goods through a series of practical actions.
  • The project will support the cooperation between Mexico and Germany, which aims to promote climate mitigation efforts in Mexicos road freight sector by supporting ministries, authorities and companies.

Quaterra Provides Update on Water Rights

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Prior to the notice, the Company believed it held a total of seven water rights permits providing for usage of approximately 6,014 acre-feet of water annually for mining and milling purposes in Yerington, Nevada.

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  • Prior to the notice, the Company believed it held a total of seven water rights permits providing for usage of approximately 6,014 acre-feet of water annually for mining and milling purposes in Yerington, Nevada.
  • The basis for not granting a renewal of the permits included increased demand on the available water from other users, and non-use of the water by the Company for mining and milling purposes since 2011.
  • The Company is considering the implications of the State notice on its ongoing advancement of the MacArthur copper oxide project, and on the prior sales of a portion of the permitted water rights.
  • Quaterra Resources Inc. is a copper-gold exploration company focused on projects with the potential to host large-scale mineral deposits attractive to major mining companies.

Intrepid Announces Date for Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:30pm

Denver, CO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intrepid Potash Inc. (NYSE: IPI) plans to release its second quarter 2021 financial results on Monday, August 2, 2021, after the market closes.Intrepid will host a conference call on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results and other operating and financial matters and to answer investor questions.

Key Points: 
  • Denver, CO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intrepid Potash Inc. (NYSE: IPI) plans to release its second quarter 2021 financial results on Monday, August 2, 2021, after the market closes.Intrepid will host a conference call on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results and other operating and financial matters and to answer investor questions.
  • In addition, Intrepid produces a specialty fertilizer, Trio, which delivers three key nutrients, potassium, magnesium, and sulfate, in a single particle.
  • Intrepid routinely posts important information, including information about upcoming investor presentations and press releases, on its website under the Investor Relations tab.
  • Investors and other interested parties are encouraged to enroll at intrepidpotash.com , to receive automatic email alerts or RSS feeds for new postings.

Codexis and Kalsec Announce Expanded Collaboration for Supply of Novel Enzyme to Sustainably Produce Natural Clean-Label Beverage Ingredient

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:05pm

Codexis latest novel performance enzyme product, developed in close collaboration with Kalsecs innovation team, will enable natural, biocatalytic production of new, advanced hop products.

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  • Codexis latest novel performance enzyme product, developed in close collaboration with Kalsecs innovation team, will enable natural, biocatalytic production of new, advanced hop products.
  • The enzyme is expected to enable commercial-scale production of Kalsecs newest natural hop acid by early 2022.
  • Codexis is a leading enzyme engineering company leveraging its proprietary CodeEvolver platform to discover and develop novel, high performance enzymes and novel biotherapeutics.
  • Kalsec provides natural Taste & Sensory Solutions, Colors, Food Protection and Advanced Hop Products to the food and beverage industries.

HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Encourages Piedmont Lithium (PLL) Investors to Contact Firm’s Attorneys Now, Securities Fraud Case Filed

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 7:31pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman urges Piedmont Lithium Inc. (NASDAQ: PLL) investors with significant losses to submit your losses now .

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman urges Piedmont Lithium Inc. (NASDAQ: PLL) investors with significant losses to submit your losses now .
  • On this news, Piedmont American Depository Shares fell $12.56 per share over the trading day, or nearly 20%, injuring investors.
  • If you invested in Piedmont Lithium and have significant losses, or have knowledge that may assist the firms investigation, click here to discuss your legal rights with Hagens Berman .
  • Hagens Berman is a national law firm with eight offices in eight cities around the country and over eighty attorneys.