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January 4, 2016
DuPont notified employees today that approximately 1,700 positions will be cut from its Delaware-based workforce in early 2016, ahead of its previously announced megamerger with Dow...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/DuPont-to-cut-1700-jobs-in-Delaware_76098.html
December 29, 2015
PCI Synthesis (Newburyport, MA), a manufacturer of new chemical entities, generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and other specialty chemical products, has outlined the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/PCI-Synthesis-US-manufacturers-to-become-more-competitive-as-Chinese-wages-increase_76092.html
December 29, 2015
Gensource Potash (Saskatoon, SK) has closed a previously announced, nonbrokered private placement financing. Through selling more than 7.57 million non-flow-through (HD) units at 0.07...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Independent-potash-producer-closes-nonbrokered-private-placement_76089.html
December 29, 2015
Petrobras and Braskem have agreed on a new long-term naphtha supply agreement, under which Petrobras will provide 7 million m.t./year to Braskem, the two companies say. The contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-Petrobras-sign-long-term-naphtha-supply-agreement_76088.html
December 29, 2015
Private equity firm Huron Capital’s Valentus Specialty Chemicals has acquired National Paint Industries (NPI) to expand into the industrial coatings sector. Ray Chlodney, the CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Huron-Capitals-Valentus-acquires-National-Paint-Industries_76074.html
December 28, 2015
Biological crop nutrition firm Agrinos (Oslo) announced Monday that it will build a microbial production facility at Clackamas, OR. The 28,000–square foot facility will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Agrinos-plans-Oregon-microbial-production-plant_76075.html
December 29, 2015
Dow Chemical announced on Wednesday that it has finalized the transaction to sell its ownership interest in MEGlobal (Dubai) to Equate Petrochemical Co. and has received $1.5 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-finalizes-sale-of-MEGlobal-to-Equate_76061.html
December 28, 2015
Compass Minerals announced on 23 December that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of a 35% stake in Produquímica Industria e Comercio (Produquímica...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Compass-Minerals-completes-acquisition-of-stake-in-Brazilian-plant-nutrients-company_76056.html
December 23, 2015
United Steelworkers (USW) International announced this week that Kim Nibarger will be the new chair of its oil sector and head of USW's oil bargaining nationwide. Nibarger replaces...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/USW-appoints-oil-sector-and-bargaining-head_76045.html
December 23, 2015
BASF has selected Jacobs as its global engineering partner. Under a three-year contract, Jacobs is providing engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) and integrated...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BASF-selects-Jacobs-as-global-engineering-partner_76041.html
December 23, 2015
Solenis has completed the acquisition of Quimatec Produtos Químicos (Araraquara, Brazil), a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the sugar and ethanol processing industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Solenis-completes-acquisition-of-Quimatec-Produtos-Quimicos_76046.html
December 23, 2015
In its latest annual World Oil Outlook (WOO) published on Wednesday, OPEC assumes the price of oil rising to $70/bbl in 2020 and $95/bbl in 2040, expressed in 2014 prices. These...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/OPEC-Oil-price-likely-to-rise-to-$70bbl-by-2020_76044.html
January 4, 2016
Celanese announced on 21 December that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Push Group (Yibin, China), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sichuan Wuliangye Group, to form a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Celanese-and-China-based-Sichuan-Wuliangye-to-form-JV-for-cellulose-acetate-based-specialty-products_76012.html
December 29, 2015
Agrium has announced the completion of its proving run for a 1-million m.t./year expansion at its Vanscoy, SK potash facility. The Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK) proving run has established...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Agrium-completes-potash-expansion-raises-Canpotexs-tonnage_76013.html
December 22, 2015
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has announced an agreement with Kinder Morgan and Bailey Feed Mill to construct a unit train rail facility and ethanol offloading system in Selma, NC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ADM-announces-ethanol-hub_76022.html
December 22, 2015
ACC’s chemical activity barometer (CAB) was up 0.2% sequentially on a three-month moving average (3MMA) during December and up 1.5% year-on-year (YOY) on a 3MMA. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ACCs-CAB-slightly-up-in-December_76021.html
December 22, 2015
CF Industries says that its board of directors has elected Christopher Bohn as senior v.p. of manufacturing, effective 1 January 2016. Bohn will replace Phillip Koch, who previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/CF-Industries-appoints-new-senior-v-p-manufacturing_76009.html
December 21, 2015
European specialties distributor Azelis on Monday said it has closed the acquisition of Koda Distribution Group, effective 17 December. Koda has been renamed Azelis Americas and will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Azelis-closes-Koda-Distribution-acquisition_75999.html
December 21, 2015
Air Products said on Friday that it has filed an initial Form 10 registration statement with SEC to move forward the previously announced spin-off of its materials technologies...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Air-Products-advances-Versum-spin-off-files-Form-10-with-SEC_75993.html
December 21, 2015
Samsung Engineering has signed a $552-million contract with the newly created fuel-processing subsidiary of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City) covering the second phase of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Pemex-awards-refinery-revamp-contract-to-Samsung-Engineering_75992.html
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