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April 16, 2009
Using N-heterocyclic carbenes, researchers say they successfully reduced carbon dioxide at room temperature....
April 2, 2009
The new class of catalysts may lead to new synthesis strategies and the possible replacement of petrochemical feedstocks by abundant small alkanes, Argonne says....
February 18, 2009
Funds will be used over the next two years to develop catalysts derived from iron, copper, and other metals....
January 28, 2009
One major chemical company is well into discussions to sell “the crown jewels” of its fine chemicals business....
January 22, 2009
The joint research program will focus on the development and manufacturing of catalysts for the conversion of syngas to chemicals and the  direct conversion of syngas to olefins....
December 18, 2008
Researchers led by Lin Zhuang, professor of chemistry at Wuhan University (Wuhan, China), say they have developed a nickel-based catalyst for creating anodes in fuel cells. The anode...
December 3, 2008
Solvay disclosed today that it has taken a 13%-stake in the ownership of fuel cell developer ACAL Energy (Runcorn, U.K.) for EUR1.49 million ($1.9 million). ACAL says it will use the...
November 26, 2008
Johnson Matthey said earlier today that it has completed the sale of its ceramic insulators and alumina businesses in Germany, Poland and Romania to Lapp Insulator (Le Roy, NY) for...
September 24, 2008
Chemists at Newcastle University (Newcastle, U.K.) say they are progressing “extremely well” and may now be about four years from commercializing an energy-efficient...
July 4, 2008
AllessaChemie (Frankfurt), Europe’s largest privately owned toll manufacturer of non-GMP specialty chemicals, told CW at the recently held Chemspec Europe expo in...
June 5, 2008
Albemarle has agreed to acquire mercury control provider Sorbent Technologies (Twinsburg, OH) for roughly $20 million....
April 28, 2008
Climbing energy costs are not holding back catalysts producers. Profits are increasing at these firms as refining, petchem, and polymer producers increase the use of catalysts to...
April 8, 2008
W.R. Grace has settled current and future asbestos-related health claims for about $1.8 billion. Grace chairman and CEO Fred Festa says the settlement is “a very important step” in the company’s emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Asbestos litigation experts say the settlement agreement was substantially below the more than $5 billion claimants had sought....
March 27, 2008
Shell Global Solutions International, a Shell Chemicals subsidiary, says it has signed a contract to license its ethylene oxide-ethylene glycol (EO-EG) technology to PetroChina Sichuan...
March 10, 2008
W.R. Grace says it will boost capacity of specialty aluminas at Lake Charles, LA to meet growing demand for refining catalysts. Capacity amounts were not disclosed. The additional...
March 4, 2008
W.R. Grace says it will boost capacity of specialty aluminas at Lake Charles, LA in order to meet “growing demand” for refining catalysts. Grace’s aluminas are used...
March 3, 2008
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), Bayer Technology Services, and Rheinisch-Westfälisch Technische Hochschule university (RWTH; Aachen, Germany) have opened a new catalysis R&D...
January 31, 2008
UOP and Total Petrochemicals say that Viva Methanol Ltd, a subsidiary of Eurochem Technologies (Singapore), will license the companies jointly developed technology for a previously...
December 20, 2007
DSM’s venture capital arm DSM Venturing says it has made an unspecified investment in Novomer (Ithaca, New York), a materials technology start-up. Novomer is developing a...
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