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November 18, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. has awarded a contract to Technip for a previously announced ethylene expansion project at Lake Charles, LA. The contract covers detailed engineering and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Westlake-awards-ethylene-expansion-contract-to-Technip_65496.html
November 17, 2014
A chemical leak at DuPont's La Porte, TX killed 4 employees and injured a fifth, according to Randall Clements, the site's plant manager. The incident, which occurred early Saturday...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methyl-mercaptan-leak-at-DuPont-facility-kills-four-Updated_65465.html
November 17, 2014
Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) has received clearance from all antitrust authorities with respect to its acquisition of Vestolit (Marl, Germany), the company announced. Mexichem...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mexichem-receives-antitrust-approval-for-Vestolit-acquisition_65471.html
November 17, 2014
Pfizer and Merck KGaA today announced the signing of a major cancer drug deal, which industry observers say reduces the likelihood of a renewed bid by the US pharmaceutical giant for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Pfizer-Merck-KGaA-deal-said-to-reduce-likelihood-of-renewed-Pfizer-bid-for-AstraZeneca_65473.html
November 17, 2014
Baring Private Equity Asia (Hong Kong) said today that it has agreed to acquire Bushu Pharmaceuticals (Tokyo), through funds advised by Baring Asia. Bushu is the leading pharmaceutical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Baring-Asia-to-acquire-leading-contract-manufacturer-Bushu-Pharmaceuticals-for-$670-million_65472.html
November 17, 2014
Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) today gave an update on plans announced on 28 July 2014 to demerge its pharmaceuticals business with a separate UK listing and detailed a proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reckitt-Benckiser-details-demerger-of-pharma-new-unit-to-be-called-Indivior_65470.html
November 17, 2014
Haldor Topsøe announced today that Huineng, a large-scale substitute natural gas (SNG) plant, went on-stream near the city of Ordos, Inner Mongolia in the northern part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huineng-SNG-plant-goes-onstream-transforming-coal-into-clean-energy-in-China_65469.html
November 17, 2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb has announced plans to build a new large-scale biologics manufacturing facility at Cruiserath, Ireland, that will produce multiple therapies for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bristol-Myers-Squibb-to-build-large-biologics-plant-in-Ireland_65468.html
November 17, 2014
Indian Oil (New Delhi) says that it has broken ground on the previously announced polypropylene (PP) project at Paradip, India. Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s minister of petroleum...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-Oil-breaks-ground-on-PP-project-at-Paradip_65467.html
November 17, 2014
Toray Industries says that it has agreed to supply Torayca prepreg for the production of Boeing’s (Chicago) new 777X aircraft. Torayca is Toray’s carbon fiber brand. Toray...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-in-$8-7-billion-deal-to-supply-carbon-fiber-prepreg-to-Boeing_65466.html
November 16, 2014
 Kuwait plans to offer to the public the shares in Kuwaiti joint ventures which Dow Chemical plans to sell off, according to Asaad Al Saad, CEO of Petrochemical Industries Co...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-shares-in-Kuwaiti-jvs-will-be-offered-to-the-local-public-PIC-says_65463.html
November 16, 2014
In 2013, the Arabian Gulf countries exported 39.5 million m.t. of chemicals to Asia, with China accounting for the largest share, according to the annual Facts & Figures report of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GCC-exports-of-chemicals-to-China-continue-to-grow-GPCA-says_65462.html
November 14, 2014
Dow Chemical plans to expand capacity and enhance production technologies and equipment at its four polyethylene (PE) production units at Bahia Blanca, Argentina, starting in 2015. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-to-expand-PE-capacity-in-Argentina_65437.html
November 14, 2014
DIC (Tokyo) has reported its financial results for the nine-month period ended 30 September. DIC decided last year to change its fiscal year-end from 31 March to 31 December, and, as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DIC-reports-rise-in-profits_65432.html
November 14, 2014
Valspar (Minneapolis) says that it has completed the purchase of coatings manufacturer Madison Chemical Industries (Milton, ON). Financial terms of the acquisition have not been...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Valspar-acquires-Canadian-coatings-manufacturer-Madison-Chemical_65428.html
November 14, 2014
Carbon black maker Orion Engineered Carbons (Luxembourg) reports a loss of €40.8 million, down from a €5.5 million gain in the year-ago quarter. The loss includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Orion-reports-lower-sales-due-to-oil-price-impacts_65448.html
November 14, 2014
Ashland announced today that its board has elected William Wulfsohn to be chairman and CEO, effective 1 January 2015. Wulfsohn replaces James O’Brien, who is retiring after 12...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ashland-names-new-CEO_65450.html
November 14, 2014
ENI today signed an agreement to restructure the petrochemical complex at Porto Marghera, near Venice, operated by ENI’s chemical subsidiary Versalis. The agreement follows the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ENI-signs-agreement-with-unions-to-restructure-Porto-Marghera-complex_65446.html
November 14, 2014
US-President Obama has announced an ambitious 2025 target to cut net US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 26–28% below 2005 levels by 2025. At the same time, President Xi Jinping...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/US-China-agree-on-joint-efforts-on-climate-change-clean-energy_65368.html
November 14, 2014
The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC), part of Cefic, says it encourages parties to the Montreal Protocol to reach an agreement for a global cap and a reduction in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/European-HFC-producers-support-action-for-a-cap-and-reduction_65433.html
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