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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...
September 8, 2015
Evonik Industries said on Tuesday that on 3 September is signed a definitive agreement to acquire PeroxyChem Netherlands (Delfzijl), a producer of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), from...
September 8, 2015
DAK Americas (Charlotte, NC) says it will build a 104,000-m.t./year polyester staple fiber (PSF) plant at its Pearl River site in Bay St. Louis, MS. DAK, a subsidiary of Alpek (Monterrey, Mexico), plans to start up the plant in the second half of 2016....
September 8, 2015
Flavors and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan (Vernier, Switzerland) says it has acquired 100% of the shares of Induchem Holding (Volketswil, Switzerland) and its subsidiaries...
September 8, 2015
Kemira said on Wednesday that it has acquired certain assets of Soto Industries (Charlotte, NC), a privately held company specializing in the application of scale control products...
September 8, 2015
Yara has acquired Evodor (Stockholm), a technology company specializing in the vapor-phase control of the foul-smelling gas hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Since the early 1990s, Yara has been...
September 8, 2015
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) says that its subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Company (MPC) is discussing with local, regional and international banks the possibility of...
September 8, 2015
Refiner and petchems producer Bashneft (Moscow) has commissioned an elemental sulfur production pilot plant at its Ufaneftekhim complex at Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia. The unit, based...
September 8, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (Plock, Poland) says its Litvinov, Czech Republic based steam cracker is unlikely to restart for several months. The plant was taken off...
September 8, 2015
Hanwha Chemical, South Korea's leading petchems company, and BASF Korea have signed a contract worth 1.89 trillion South Korean won ($1.57 billion) covering the supply by...
September 7, 2015
The September customer reference price (CRP) for styrene has settled in Europe at €1,200/m.t. cfr, down €100/m.t. from the CRP for August and flat against the fob Rotterdam...
September 7, 2015
Indian Oil (New Delhi) has clarified previous reports that the company is planning a $3-billion petrochemical project in Iran. Speaking to CW on Monday, S. Mitra, executive...
September 7, 2015
Sasol (Johannesburg) on Monday reported flat earnings on lower sales in the full-year ended 30 June 2015. Earnings rose to 29.7 billion South African rand ($2.1 billion) from R29.6...
September 7, 2015
Zeon (Tokyo), in joint research with the National Research and Development Agency (Riken; Wako, Japan) and Yokohama Rubber Co. (Tokyo), has synthesized isoprene from biomass, Zeon...
September 6, 2015
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) on Sunday announced the reopening of its Ras Al Khair ammonia plant, following completion of repairs of the heat exchangers. The plant is owned...
September 6, 2015
Frutarom Industries (Herzliya, Israel), one of the world's 10 largest flavors and specialty fine ingredients firms, announced on Sunday that it has acquired a 79% share in the Spanish...
September 5, 2015
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has selected two engineering consortia to carry out separate front-end engineering design (FEED) work and provide cost estimates for its...
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