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VIASPACE Pursuing Renewable Energy Business in Asia

...n power generating capacity. A 30MW power plant - that can provide electricity for more than 200,000 Chinese rural households - uses approximately 460 metric tons of biomass daily. At current prices of about $40-50 per ton for agricultural feedstock, a 30MW power plant uses about $20,000 worth of fuel each ...

Natural Fuels Industries Eyes 'Biomass Rich' Georgia for Production Facility

... facility would be designed to produce alternative/green energy. When completed, the plant would have the capacity to produce several hundred thousand metric tons of biomass fuel pellets annually. NFI recently announced it has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase a 20% equity interest in a biomass m...

Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2008, Brazil produced an estimated 565 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 31.3 million tons of sugar and 25.7 billion liters (6.8 billion gallons) of ethanol, making it the number one sugarca...

Spherix Announces Full-Scale Production of Pharmaceutical Tagatose

...t has received its first full-scale production batch of cGMP (FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice) D-tagatose, USP (U.S. Pharmacopeia) grade. One metric ton of drug was received from the manufacturer, Inalco S.p.A., of Italy. Spherix will use the tagatose in the process of satisfying the CMC (Chemistr...

Successful Field-Trial Remediation of 1,2-DCA and VC Contaminated Groundwater in Northern Italy

...racts and a cumulative total of over 2,500 technical publications within the industry. Through April 2009, we have successfully treated over 5,000,000 metric tons of soil impacted by hazardous wastes, and millions of gallons of groundwater at over 1,000 sites around the globe. We offer the only codified per...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-427 Treatment Demonstrates Safety, Evidence of Declines in Circulating Tumor Cells and Reductions in Tumor Markers in a Phase 1 Cancer Trial

...g OGX-427 with docetaxel will be evaluated next. Circulating Tumor Cell and Tumor Marker Results Circulating tumor cells (CTCs), an emerging metric to assess treatment effect, was evaluated at baseline before treatment and during treatment. Both total and Hsp27-positive CTCs were evaluated. Declin...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Release of Two ASCO Abstracts: Impact of OGX-011 on Survival in Randomized Phase 2 Trial and Phase 1 Safety Data for OGX-427

...with OGX-427 as a single agent in a dose escalation Phase 1 trial. OGX-427 was well tolerated. Declines in circulating tumor cells (CTCs), an emerging metric to assess treatment effect, have been observed at all dose levels. Changes in tumor markers (i.e declines of PSA, CA-125) have also been observed. Red...

President Bill Clinton to Speak at the Ethanol Summit in Brazil

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2008, Brazil produced an estimated 565 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 31.3 million tons of sugar and 25.7 billion liters (6.8 billion gallons) of ethanol. MORE INFORMATION: CD...

Sugarcane Ethanol Industry Eager to Implement U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2008, Brazil produced an estimated 565 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 31.3 million tons of sugar and 25.7 billion liters (6.8 billion gallons) of ethanol. MORE INFORMATION: CD...

United Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... We use earnings before non-cash charges, a financial non-GAAP measure, internally for operating, budgeting and financial planning purposes and as a metric to determine the efficiency of our operations and in calculating our employees' bonus compensation. We believe this measure enhances our investors' un...

BioMarin Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...the first quarter of 2009, compared to $5.8 million for the first quarter of 2008. The quantity of commercial tablets dispensed to patients, the best metric to track true patient demand, increased 9.5 percent in the first quarter of 2009 compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. Impairment Loss on La...

China-Biotics, Inc. Supplies Probiotics as Additive for Poultry Feed

...tural training centers. China-Biotics expects that the demand for probiotics from the poultry feed market in China will increase to up to 2,500 metric tons by 2010. To date, the Company has established a wide variety of business relationships with commercial customers located in Beijing and Sh...

Brazil's top automakers to distribute 2 million copies of the 'Ethanol Handbook' in partnership with the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2008, Brazil produced an estimated 565 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 31.3 million tons of sugar and 25.7 billion liters of ethanol. MORE INFORMATION: CDN Corporate Communicat...

Clarient Reports Strong Revenue Increase for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008

...ny may differ from non-GAAP measures used by other companies and is not a measurement under GAAP. Management believes that using Adjusted EBITDA as a metric can enhance an overall understanding of the Company's expected financial performance from ongoing operations, and Adjusted EBITDA is used by managemen...

Boston Scientific Resolves Outstanding Litigation Matter, Finalizes Goodwill Impairment Charge

...ny's cash generated from operations. Management believes this is a critical metric for the Company in measuring the Company's ability to generate cash and pay...ny's cash generated from operations. Management believes this is a critical metric for the Company in measuring the Company's ability to generate cash and pay...

SAFC Adopts Targeted Approach to Reach Pre-Registration

...ble, so the status of 'orphan' substances - those that have not been pre-registered by any supplier but have a user with requirements of more than one metric ton per year - is clouded. That's why SAFC is urging companies to take stock of the situation now that the pre-registration period is over, to assess ...

Health Robotics Announces Results of the European Union-Sponsored SafeChemo Project

...) have all met the required GMP standards. The system efficiently removes particulate and microbiological contamination. * A picogram [pg] is a metric unit of mass equivalent to one trillionth (10-12) of 1 gram, or one millionth (10-6) of 1 microgram. Prior to CytoCare(TM) it was becoming increasingl...

Bioamber announces world's first bio-based succinic acid plant: helping to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

...nstruction of the world's first production plant for bio-based succinic acid. The succinic acid plant will have an annual production capacity of 2,000 metric tons and will be integrated into an existing bio-refinery located in Pomacle, France. The plant, which is being financed by ARD at a cost of US $27m, ...

Dynamic Outlines Initial Target Markets for Pharmaceutical Cannabinoid Products

...es. For example, the huge cost of treating diseases such as MRSA is not measured by the cost of specific pharmaceuticals. Moreover, there is no simple metric for the value of reducing a patient's need for debilitating opiates. Consequently, we are extremely excited to bring such important medical advances t...

Yongye Biotechnology Announces Record Third Quarter Results

...eased production capacity from 2,000 to 10,000 metric tons per year Third Quarter 2008 Results "Our t...hot, Inner Mongolia. This new facility added 8,000 metric tons of production capacity per year. Yongye expec... the Company's total production capacity to 10,000 metric tons per year. Business Outlook "China's gover...

Endocare Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter 2008

...e. Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures The Company uses, and this press release contains and the related conference call will include, the non-GAAP metric of adjusted EBITDA. The calculation of adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, and also excluding FASB 123R n...

United Therapeutics Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... We use earnings before non-cash charges, a financial non-GAAP measure, internally for operating, budgeting and financial planning purposes and as a metric to determine the efficiency of our operations. We believe our investors' understanding of our performance is enhanced by disclosing this measure. The ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2008

... cash generated from operations. Management believes this is a critical metric for the Company in measuring the Company's ability to generate cash and... cash generated from operations. Management believes this is a critical metric for the Company in measuring the Company's ability to generate cash and...

PAREXEL Consulting Quantifies Speed to Market: First-Cycle Approval for NME Produces $640 Million in Incremental Revenue on Average

...ustry's performance, and this first-cycle approval metric helps companies calculate appropriate investments ...vide biopharmaceutical companies with a real-world metric on the value of first-cycle approvals," said Mark ...pprovals for both NMEs and NDAs. As a result, this metric can help biopharmaceutical companies assess the va...

New Bill to Expand Promotion of Biofuels Is a Welcome Boost for U.S.-Brazil Relations According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2007, Brazil produced an estimated 490 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 30.5 million tons of sugar and 22.3 billion liters of ethanol. ...

Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2007, Brazil produced an estimated 490 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 30.5 million tons of sugar and 22.3 billion liters of ethanol. For More Information, Please Contact: CDN - Corpo...

China-Biotics, Inc. Provides Update on Construction of New Manufacturing Facility

...ng Pu Industrial Park (the ''Park'') in Shanghai. Phase 1 of the project will comprise three main buildings and will have a production capacity of 150 metric tons of probiotics per year. ''We are delighted that construction of our new plant is on schedule,'' said Mr. Jinan Song, China-Biotics' Chairman an...

Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical (HFGB) Announces USD $1.1 Million Supply Agreement with DNP International Co. Inc.

... signed a major supply agreement with DNP International Co., Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, CA. Under the terms of the agreement Huifeng is to deliver 62 metric tons of Glucuronolactone, a naturally occurring chemical compound which has become a popular additive to energy drinks, over the next six months to DN...

Yongye Biotechnology International Retains CCG Investor Relations

...he Company sold 106,000 units (approximately 1,100 metric tons) of nutrients for plants and 13,800 units (approximately 4 metric tons) of nutrients for animals in 2007. Nutrients ...0 units of nutrients for plants (approximately 756 metric tons) and 47,035 units of nutrients for animals (a...

United Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... We use earnings before non-cash charges, a financial non-GAAP measure, internally for operating, budgeting and financial planning purposes and as a metric to determine the efficiency of our operations. We believe our investors' understanding of our performance is enhanced by disclosing this measure. The ...

Alkemists Sets The Bar, Becoming a 'Green' Analytical Laboratory

.... The emissions were found to be approximately 31 metric tons of CO2. To put that in perspective, that is ...and 2008. This commitment will help offset over 11 metric tons of carbon dioxide, a harmful greenhouse gas a...and corporate air travel which have offset over 20 metric tons of CO2 through the purchase of Forest Sequest...

Brazilian Sugarcane Industry: OECD Report Confirms Overall Benefits of Brazilian Sugarcane Ethanol

..., statistics and specific research in support of Brazil's sugar, ethanol and bioelectricity sectors. In 2007, Brazil produced an estimated 487 million metric tons of sugarcane, which yielded 30.6 million tons of sugar and 22 billion liters of ethanol. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Adhemar Altie...

China Biologic Products Begins Operation of its Newly Constructed Plasma Collection Station in Qi He County, Shandong Province

...0 donors, which is equivalent to approximately 100 metric tons of plasma supply annually. The new facility r...h had a capacity to collect an impressive 60 to 80 metric tons of plasma per year. As a result of the histor...ll increase to the collection of approximately 100 metric tons of plasma supply per year." About China Bio...

Carbon hoofprint: Cows supplemented with rbST reduce agriculture's environmental impact

...fewer cows. The nutrient savings would be 491,000 metric tons of corn, 158,000 metric tons of soybeans, and total feedstuffs would be reduced by 2,300,000 metric tons. Producers could reduce cropland use by 219,0...

China Clean Energy Updates Business Outlook

...'s recent decision to increase the selling price of diesel by RMB 1,000 per metric ton to RMB 7,300 per metric ton (including 17% Value Added Tax) has not been sufficient to allow the Co...

Kiwa Bio-Tech in Collaboration Discussions with Beijing Hai Xin Science and Technology Co., Ltd.

... bio-fertilizers can be manufactured for farming operations. Hai Xin has mineral resource exploitation rights for land that contains over 50,000,000 metric tons of palygorskite. The Company also holds several technology patents for processing palygorskite into feed additive products and agricultural ferti...

China Biologic Products Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

...wth prospects, given that our new production line is expected to be in place by mid-2008, and is expected to expand our production capacity to 500-800 metric tons per annum." During the quarter, the Company achieved the following milestones: -- Common stocks commenced trading on the Over-the-Counter Bu...

United Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...with GAAP. We use earnings before non-cash charges, a non-GAAP measure, internally for operating, budgeting and financial planning purposes and as a metric to determine the efficiency of our operations. We believe our investors' understanding of our performance is enhanced by disclosing this measure. The ...

Endocare Reports 2008 First Quarter Financial Results

... . Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures The Company uses, and this press release contains and the related conference call will include, the non-GAAP metric of adjusted EBITDA. The calculation of adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, and also excluding non-cash st...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for First Quarter Ended March 31, 2008

...ompany's operating performance to assist in assessing the Company's cash generated from operations. Management believes this is a critical metric for the Company in measuring the Company's ability to generate cash and pay down debt. Therefore, amortization expense is excluded from manage...
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