12 June 2013 23:20 [Source: ICIS news]
The $15m (€11m) plant, developed through a partnership with
The plant will use soybean, canola, sunflower and beef tallow as feedstock and will also produce glycerol and 140,000 tonnes/year of vegetable protein for livestock feed.
The facility, together with ALUR’s 20m litre/year Paso de la Arena biofuels plant, will allow
A statement on the nation’s presidential website said the opening of the new plant was “a step towards energy and food independence in the country”.
ALUR is owned by Ancap, which has a 90% stake in the company, and
ALUR is currently building a $130m ethanol complex in the city of
According to the company’s website, the plant is expected to produce approximately 70m litres/year of ethanol and 60m kilos/year of high-protein livestock feed.
($1 = €0.75)
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