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Asian energy markets to change in coming years

January 22, 2013
The IEA believes Asia will be at the center of significant shifts in terms of energy supply and demand developments in 2013 and beyond.
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Coca-Cola launches project to develop fully plant-based bottle

January 22, 2013
The company is now on a quest to start producing the next generation of its PlantBottle, based entirely on bio-products.
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Russian petrochemical giants eye PE, PP markets

January 16, 2013
The two largest petrochemical companies in Russia, Sibur and Nizhnekamsk, have been claiming the title of leader on the country's petrochemical market over the past few years and it looks like their battle will continue in 2013.
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EFSA opens consultation on aspartame safety evaluation

January 16, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has opened a public consultation on its safety assessment of aspartame, which is used as a sweetener for a wide range of products in the global food and drink industry.
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Phoenix water treatment plant installs solar power system

January 16, 2013
The city of Phoenix's Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant is working directly with the sun to produce energy for the plant, which produces 15 billion gallons of tap water each year.
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Researchers awarded $5 million to study oilseed camelina as biofuel feedstock

January 16, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a team of researchers $5.08 million to study the potential of oilseed camelina as a biofuel feedstock.
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Anglo American launches major automation plan

January 15, 2013
The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is working with one of the world's biggest mining companies, UK-based Anglo American plc, on the development of innovative robotic technologies for mining.
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Town of Marcellus, N.Y., bans natural gas exploration, production

January 15, 2013
The town board voted unanimously on Monday to amend zoning codes to prevent all natural gas and petroleum exploration and production within town limits.
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Unipetrol launches new resin for improved packaging transparency

January 15, 2013
Czech refinery and petrochemical raw materials producer Unipetrol RPA says it has developed a new type of resin that significantly boosts the processing performance of thermoformed rigid packaging.
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Packaging industry key for dealing with food waste

January 15, 2013
The global packaging industry has a crucial role to play in the food products supply chain and in the transportation and distribution of products worldwide but people need to become aware of what the industry is actually doing.
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