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Time to invest in hemp?

Hemp is set to be a crop for the future, with applications as a replacement for fibreglass in car manufacture, building insulation and reinforced plastics Whilst it may take ten years to take off (most likely when the cooking oil … Continue reading

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Sweet rubber tyres

The first half of the 20th century witnessed the development of synthetic rubber, which is now used to produce almost 1 billion tyres annually worldwide. Manufactured using derivatives of crude oil, synthetic rubber costs are sensitive to oil pricing. To … Continue reading

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