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Straight from the cow to biodisel

Over on Domestic fuel  there’s a piece about a tallow rendering plant giving? selling? its output to a biodiesel producer. Is it any wonder that the price of tallow is rising globally? Will the refiners be paying the market rate for the tallow or are they getting it at a fixed price or free? 

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Tallow too pricey for australian biofuel group

Tallow, a kind of animal fat, is too pricey for an Australian biofuels group, which has decided to mothball at least one plant. The Australian Biodiesel Group (ABG) made an announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange yesterday ABG listing a series of measures it is taking to limit financial loss. These include selling off non-core […]

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Bovine tallow, could that be Brazil’s secret biodiesel weapon?

Over on Biodiesel BioDieselSpain.com, they have stumbled upon an excellent source of cheap biodiesl that Brazil has in abundance: Bovine tallow, could that be Brazil’s secret biodiesel weapon? It looks cheap enough. The post is in Spanish, thanks to Babelfish

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Tyson is developing animal fat-based renewable fuel

US meat processor, Tyson Foods, which generates around 2.3bn lbs (about 1000 tonnes) of animal fat/year as part of its food processing operations hopes to be able to turn most of it into biofuel by the end of the year, according to a report by Reuters on Planet Ark. This is not the first time […]

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