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March 26, 2014
The World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) has ruled that China's export restrictions on the key industrial raw materials rare earths, molybdenum, and tungsten violate international...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/WTO-rules-that-Chinas-restrictions-on-rare-earth-exports-violate-trade-regulations_59847.html
March 26, 2014
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) today announced that, through some of its subsidiaries and in association with Archirodon Group,a leading construction contractor, it has signed an agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tecnimont-signs-agreement-for-offsites-and-utilities-for-Tahrir-project-in-Egypt_59835.html
March 26, 2014
Invista announced today that it has broken ground on a new hexamethylenediamine (HMD) and nylon-6,6, polymer plants at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. These are a part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Invista-breaks-ground-on-Shanghai-nylon-66-expansion_59843.html
March 26, 2014
FDA issued a warning letter earlier this month to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility of Smruthi Organics (Solapur, India) located at Solapur, for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FDA-issues-warning-letter-to-Smruthi-Organics-API-plant-in-India_59834.html
March 26, 2014
AstraZeneca announced today that it has completed the purchase of Sumitomo Chemical’s remaining shares in AstraZeneca K.K. (Osaka). Sumitomo announced last month that it planned...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AstraZeneca-completes-acquisition-of-Sumitomos-stake-in-AstraZeneca-Japan_59833.html
March 26, 2014
Merck KGaA on Tuesday announced the promotion of three internal managers to head the life science tools and consumer health division as well as its allergy business unit as the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Merck-KGaA-appoints-new-managers-of-Merck-Millipore-and-consumer-health_59832.html
March 25, 2014
Axens announced today the launch of Atol bioethylene technology, codeveloped in partnership with Total; IFP Energies nouvelles (Ifpen; Paris); and Axens, its affiliate. The launch is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Axens-Total-and-Ifpen-launch-Atol-bioethylene-technology_59817.html
March 25, 2014
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has signed an alliance agreement with OMV (Vienna) to provide integrated project management and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPCM)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Foster-Wheeler-signs-alliance-agreement-with-OMV-for-refineries-in-Austria-and-Germany_59816.html
March 25, 2014
The US Coast Guard  reopened the Houston Ship Channel to barge traffic this morning, but Galveston Bay remains closed to shipping, according to local reports on 25 March. The harbor, which includes the ports of Houston, Texas City, and Galveston, has been closed since 22 March, when a barge and ship collided, releasing up to 168,000 gal of bunker fuel oil into the water....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Houston-Ship-Channel-open-to-barges-ships-continue-to-queue_59819.html
March 25, 2014
According to Reuters reports, Mosiac says it has laid off 51 of its Canadian potash operation workers because of low prices and weak demand in the potash market. The market has slumped...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reports-Mosaic-lays-off-51-workers-because-of-potash-market-constraint_59820.html
March 25, 2014
Although winter weather continued to negatively affect the economy, ACC says equity prices in the chemical industry drove the monthly chemical activity barometer up—showing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-CAB-up-on-equity-prices_59818.html
March 25, 2014
DP World (Dubai), a leading marine terminal operator and logistics provider, and Abu Dhabi Polymers Co. (Borouge), today announced the signing of a contract under which DP will support...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borouge-and-DP-World-sign-logistics-contract_59815.html
March 25, 2014
Sinopec said on Monday that it has made significant breakthroughs in the exploration and development of shale gas in China and is planning to develop the Fuling shale gas field in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chinas-first-large-scale-shale-gas-field-enters-commercial-production_59814.html
March 25, 2014
BASF Total Petrochemicals, a 60-40 joint venture between BASF and Total, on Monday announced the start-up of its 10th furnace at its steam cracker facility at Port Arthur, TX. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-Total-Petrochemicals-commissions-new-cracker-furnace-at-Port-Arthur-TX_59813.html
March 24, 2014
The oil spill that has closed Galveston Bay and stopped traffic in and out of the ports of Houston, Texas City, and Galveston is unlikely to have a serious impact on chemical production or shipping, say analysts at IHS . They expect the channel to re-open today, at least partially. In the event of an extended closure, however, aromatics and methanol derivatives could be affected....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IHS-Houston-oil-spill-unlikely-to-affect-chemical-markets_59811.html
March 24, 2014
Honeywell is to supply a new integrated control and safety system to Qatar Fuel Additives Co. (Qafac; Doha). The overhaul will help the Mesaieed, Qatar–based complex reduce...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Honeywell-to-help-improve-operations-at-Qafacs-methanol-and-MTBE-plants-in-Qatar_59779.html
March 24, 2014
Bayer CropScience said today that it will spend approximately €18 million ($24.8 million) to substantially expand its site at Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State, Germany, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-to-expand-production-of-biological-crop-protection-products-in-Germany_59792.html
March 24, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected CB&I to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) on its previously announced $3.6-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Oman-selects-CB-and-I-for-FEED-and-cracker-technology-Engineers-India-for-project-management_59789.html
March 24, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a major global producer of potash fertilizers, announced today that the head of Russian state conglomerate Rostec, Sergey Chemezov, has joined Uralkali's...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-elects-Putins-ally-to-board-of-directors_59788.html
March 24, 2014
Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (Iffco; New Delhi) is advancing plans for a previously announced nitrogen fertilizer complex in Canada. Ganotech, the main engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-fertilizer-producer-advances-ammonia-urea-project-in-Canada_59787.html
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