NEWS
Tue Sep 3, 2013 09:48 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The former San Juan Bioenergy oilseed crush facility in southwestern Colorado will be sold by Maas Companies of Rochester, Minn., at a lender-ordered auction onsite in Dove Creek, Colo., Oct. 8, via onsite and internet-based bidding.

The five-year-old plant was originally a local cooperative targeting biodiesel production from sunflower oil but was never purchased due to the economy. The integrated biodiesel plant is designed to process food-grade vegetable oils into biodiesel, plus can produce animal feed, renewable heat, electricity and wood pellets. It operated until 2011.

The auction includes 70-plus lots of equipment, two buildings and ...

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