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October 30, 2014
The governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Chinese company UniTao Pharmaceuticals has purchased the Boehringer Ingelheim plant at Petersburg and plans to invest...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Chinese-company-buys-Boehringer-Ingelheim-plant-in-Virginia_64975.html
October 30, 2014
Vencorex (Lyon, France) plans to expand its worldwide aliphatic isocyanates and derivatives capacity through several projects. The company will expand monomer capacity at Pont de...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Vencorex-plans-worldwide-aliphatic-isocyanate-and-derivatives-expansion_64933.html
October 30, 2014
LG Chem (Seoul) says it has today broken ground on a previously announced electric vehicle battery plant at Nanjing, China, to meet growing demand in the world’s biggest car...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/LG-Chem-breaks-ground-on-electric-vehicle-battery-plant-in-China_64926.html
October 29, 2014
All major construction work related to the rebuild of Williams' (Tulsa, OK) damaged steam cracker at Geismar, LA—including an expansion project and safety-related equipment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Williams-rebuilt-expanded-Louisiana-cracker-in-final-stages-of-commissioning-and-start-up_64889.html
October 29, 2014
DSM's new North American nylon polymerization plant will be built at Augusta, GA, the company confirmed today. The previously announced investment was accounted for earlier this year...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/DSM-names-site-for-North-America-nylon-6-plant_64896.html
October 29, 2014
Industrial gases firm Messer has signed a 25-year contract to supply oxygen and nitrogen to Hoa Phat Steel, Vietnam’s largest steel producer. Messer will build the third gases...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Messer-to-build-air-separation-plant-in-Vietnam_64900.html
October 28, 2014
BASF's wholly owned tert-butylamine plant at Nanjing started production in June 2013. BASF says that it will expand the production capacity of its world-scale production plant for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-to-expand-tert-butylamine-capacity-at-Nanjing_64841.html
October 28, 2014
Cronus Chemical (Chicago) has chosen a site in eastern Illinois for the company's previously announced $1.4-billion fertilizer plant and plans to establish its US headquarters in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Report-Cronus-Chemical-selects-site-in-Illinois-for-$1-4-billion-fertilizer-complex_64848.html
October 28, 2014
Sasol has made a final decision to proceed with an $8.1-billion ethane cracker and derivatives project at its Lake Charles, LA, site. It will be the company’s largest-ever investment outside South Africa. The project will include units for the production of ethylene derivatives polyethylene, ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, and a variety of specialty alcohols and ethoxylates, but plans to include an alpha olefins unit have been postponed....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sasol-gives-final-go-ahead-to-$8-1-billion-Louisiana-investment-Updated_64813.html
October 27, 2014
Qatar Fertilizer Co. (Qafco; Doha), the world’s largest single site producer of ammonia and urea, has signed a contract with the engineering and technology company NIIK (Moscow)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Qafco-to-enter-niche-urea-market-with-novel-plant_64809.html
October 27, 2014
Construction of Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos's (YPFB; La Paz) fertilizer complex at Bulo Bulo, Bolivia is 48% complete—including construction, basic engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Construction-of-Bolivia-fertilizer-complex-48-percent-complete_64817.html
October 24, 2014
Westlake says it will invest over $330 million to expand ethylene capacity at its facility in Lake Charles, LA, by 250 million lbs/year and to make other capital improvements. The company expects to complete the expansion in late 2015 or early 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Westlake-plans-$330-million-ethylene-expansion-improvements-at-Lake-Charles_64738.html
October 23, 2014
Fluor Corp., in a joint venture with Technip, was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by PRPC Utilities and Facilities for the Petronas Refinery...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Fluor-and-Technip-awarded-another-Rapid-contract-in-Malaysia_64704.html
October 23, 2014
BorsodChem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) says it has started preparations to replace its 125,000-m.t./year mercury-cell chlor-alkali plant at Kazincbarcika with a membrane-cell plant. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BorsodChem-launches-mercury-cell-chlor-alkali-plant-replacement-project_64699.html
October 23, 2014
Asian Paints (Mumbai) said on Wednesday that its wholly owned subsidiary Berger International (Singapore) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 51% stake in the Ethiopian firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Asian-Paints-signs-agreement-to-acquire-Ethiopian-firm-plans-to-invest-in-Indonesia_64697.html
October 23, 2014
Sabic confirmed today that a project announced in November 2012 to build a styrene monomer, propylene oxide and polyols complex by Saudi Petrochemical Co. (Sadaf), a joint venture with...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sabic-confirms-cancelation-of-Sadaf-POSM-polyols-project_64693.html
October 22, 2014
Yara International (Oslo) announced today that it will spend 2.25 billion Norwegian kroner ($350 million) to increase fertilizer capacity at its Porsgrunn, Norway, site. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Yara-to-expand-fertilizer-capacity-in-Norway-and-Finland_64658.html
October 22, 2014
Linde has begun rail construction at the air separation unit (ASU) it is building at La Porte, TX. The ASU, which separates air into oxygen, nitrogen and argon, is part of the $250...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Linde-begins-rail-construction-on-La-Porte-ASU_64676.html
October 22, 2014
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical (Esso) for the Antwerp...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-for-ExxonMobil-Antwerp-refinery_64668.html
October 21, 2014
Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc. (SMMI; Chaplin, SK) says it has almost completed installing a dedicated caustic soda and ammonium sulfate demonstration facility at the company's...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Saskatchewan-Mining-and-Minerals-nears-completion-of-caustic-soda-ammonium-sulfate-demonstration-plant_64655.html
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