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September 13, 2015
Syngenta announced on Monday that it has received US EPA approval for Orondis, a new high-performance fungicide. First sales are expected in the 2016 season. Orondis has a peak sales...
September 13, 2015
A ground-breaking ceremony took place on Friday in the presence of Alexander Lukashenko, president of Belarus, for a Belarusian potash project launched by Slavkali, a company owned by...
September 11, 2015
FMC says it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Consagro Agroquimica Ltda., its Brazilian generic crop protection distribution and sales subsidiary, to Atanor do Brasil Ltda....
September 11, 2015
Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) says that it has received antitrust clearance from the Federal Cartel Office in Germany for its previously announced acquisition of...
September 11, 2015
Toray Composites America (TCA: Tacoma, WA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toray Industries (Tokyo), has entered into a supply agreement with Bell Helicopter (Fort Worth, TX), a Textron...
September 10, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (PÅ‚ock, Poland), has awarded Technip an "important" contract–on lumpsum turnkey basis–covering the...
September 10, 2015
Europe's September ortho-xylene (o-xylene) contract has settled at €700/m.t., a decrease of $100/m.t. from the August settlement. September’s decrease is much sharper than...
September 10, 2015
Altivia (Houston), a maker of iron-based salts for water treatment applications, has reached an agreement in principle to purchase chemical producer Haverhill Chemicals, IHS Chemical...
September 10, 2015
PotashCorp may be preparing to launch a hostile takeover bid for rival K+S, according to the German business daily Handelsblatt. The newspaper reported on Tuesday that PotashCorp had...
September 10, 2015
JGC Corp. on Thursday confirmed that its JGC America unit, in partnership with Bechtel and Samsung Engineering, has received a letter of intent from PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC...
September 10, 2015
IOI Corp. (Kuala Lumpur), the Malaysian plantation group, is acquiring Cremer Oleo GmbH (Hamburg), the oleochemicals business of the privately-owned Cremer group, for €89.4...
September 9, 2015
Phillips 66 and Spectra Energy (Houston), 50-50 joint venture owners in natural gas company DCP Midstream (Denver), say they have entered into a nonbinding letter of intent for...
September 9, 2015
Celanese says its board has approved a new $1-billion share repurchase authorization that will be executed over the next two years. The company says that the authorized sum represents about 11% of its outstanding shares....
September 9, 2015
Asia's para-xylene (p-xylene) market is structurally long, and although a stable outlook is expected in the short run—as gasoline cools down...
September 9, 2015
Styrene spot prices have fallen in Europe by $150/m.t. in three days and by more than $350/m.t. in just more than two weeks—a dramatic correction that has dragged Europe back in...
September 9, 2015
Germany’s chemical-pharmaceutical industry continues to show moderate growth, with the positive developments seen in the first quarter of 2015 continuing into the second...
September 9, 2015
Enerkem (Montreal), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, said on Wednesday that it has raised C$152.6 million ($115.6 million) and has initiated the production of biomethanol...
September 8, 2015
Lubrizol has acquired Particle Sciences (Bethlehem, PA), a contract drug development and manufacturing organization. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Particle Sciences, which has...
September 8, 2015
EuroChem (Zug, Switzerland), a leading fertilizer company, on Tuesday announced the signing of a $750-million pre-export finance facility with a club of leading international banks...
September 8, 2015
Slovnaft (Bratislava, Slovakia), a member of the MOL (Budapest) group, on Tuesday held an inauguration ceremony for a new low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Bratislava. The unit...
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