FEATURE-Brazil cane brings sweet smell of ethanol profits


By Alden Bentley MORRO AGUDO, Brazil, March 31 (Reuters) - Soiled workmen in orange construction helmets slapped fresh paint on narrow catwalks and noisy machinery as the Usina MB sugar and ethanol plant prepared to process the cane. Reuters toured the mill on Wednesday during final cleanup and mechanical testing before trailers piled with newly harvested nine-foot stalks start arriving on Monday. Much of this year's crop will be distilled into fuel for motor vehicles instead of made ...

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