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April 10, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Uralkali Trading has agreed on potash deliveries to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-agrees-on-potash-shipments-to-China-in-2015_69337.html
April 10, 2015
Messer (Bad Soden, Germany), the largest privately owned industrial gases company, said today that it is spending about €15 million ($15.9 million) to build an air separation...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Messer-to-build-air-separation-plant-in-Slovenia_69334.html
April 10, 2015
Reliance Industries (Mumbai) today announced that it has commissioned its new, previously announced purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin plants...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reliance-commissions-PET-PTA-plants-at-Dahej_69333.html
April 10, 2015
The EuroChem Group (Zug, Switzerland), one of the largest global fertilizer players; Maire Tecnimont; and SACE today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EuroChem-signs-MOU-to-build-five-ammonia-urea-complexes-in-three-countries_69332.html
April 10, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) is adding new polypropylene (PP) grades to its product mix, the company said today. Its Tomsk, Russia, facility has developed and launched PP H263 FF, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sibur-begins-producing-new-PP-grades_69329.html
April 10, 2015
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says that it will invest €50 million ($53.5 million) at the Loos, France, site of its Produits Chimiques de Loos (PC Loos) business. The investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tessenderlo-to-build-membrane-electrolysis-unit-in-France_69328.html
April 10, 2015
Nina Kothari, daughter of Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of Reliance Industries; and sister of Mukesh and Anil Ambani, has been appointed chairwoman of Kothari Sugars and Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reliance-chairmans-sister-appointed-chairwoman-of-Kothari-Sugars-and-Chemicals_69327.html
April 10, 2015
Indian pharma major Cipla (Mumbai) says that an EU subsidiary will acquire a company in Brazil. Cipla has definitively agreed to acquire a 100% stake in Duomed Produtos Farmaceuticos...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-pharma-group-acquires-company-in-Brazil_69324.html
April 10, 2015
Shin-Etsu Chemical says that it plans to invest about ¥13 billion ($108.3 million) to build a photoresist production plant in Taiwan. Shin-Etsu has applied to authorities in Taiwan...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shin-Etsu-to-invest-$108-million-to-build-photoresist-plant-in-Taiwan_69323.html
April 10, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that it has appointed Terje Knutsen as head of the downstream business segment, which manages the company's global sales, marketing, and distribution of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Yara-appoints-new-head-of-downstream-business_69320.html
April 9, 2015
Shell Chemicals has completed an upgrade of its Singapore ethylene cracker complex (ECC), thereby boosting its production capacity by 20%, it says today. "Upgrading the ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-completes-Singapore-cracker-upgrade_69114.html
April 9, 2015
Lanxess today announced that it has started production at its new, previously announced ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber plant at Changzhou, China. Lanxess...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-starts-production-at-EPDM-plant-in-China_69302.html
April 9, 2015
Roquette (Lestrem, France), a major producer of starch, has announced today that its new unit for producing isosorbide at Lestrem is fully operational. The unit has a capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Roquette-commissions-isosorbide-production-unit-in-France_69301.html
April 9, 2015
Rare Earth Minerals Plc (REM; London) says that Hastings Rare Metals, REM's 70% joint venture partner in the Yangibana Rare Earths Elements jv in Western Australia, has selected a team...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Rare-Earth-Minerals-advances-Australian-project-with-prefeasibility-study_69299.html
April 9, 2015
Inbra Indústrias Químicas (Diadema, Brazil) is planning a plastic and rubber additives manufacturing facility in Orangeburg County, SC, the company announced. Inbra is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Brazilian-firm-to-build-plasticizer-unit-in-the-US_69303.html
April 9, 2015
Victrex, the leading producer of polyetheretherketone (PEEK), today announced that in it performed well in the first half, ended 31 March. Its revenue then, £130.3 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Victrex-reports-higher-revenues-PEEK-sales-volumes_69298.html
April 9, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, and DuPont have extended their enzyme solutions partnership in the home-care and industrial and institutional (I&I) markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IMCD-and-DuPont-extend-enzyme-partnership-across-Africa-and-Europe_69297.html
April 8, 2015
RPM International (Medina, OH) reports a net loss of $57.3 million for the quarter ended 28 February, down from a gain of $16.2 million in the year-ago period , due mainly to a one-time charge related to the recent bankruptcy settlement of its Specialty Products Holding Corp. (SPHC) subsidiary. Sales increased 9.6% YOY to $946.3 million .Excluding charges, RPM says net income grew 61.2% to $26.2 million or 20 cts/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/RPM-swings-to-loss-on-one-time-charge_69283.html
April 8, 2015
Boosted by ongoing demand in the United States and firming crude oil prices, the European benzene-over-naphtha spread has moved into the $200s/m.t., up at least $100/m.t. on the month...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europes-benzene-naphtha-spread-back-above-$200-as-US-Gulf-Coast-arb-opens-up_69278.html
April 8, 2015
Market sources said last week that ethylene production was back online at Williams Partners' Geismar, LA, ethane cracker, but Choctaw, LA, ethylene prices continue to trade at a high...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Choctaw-ethylene-still-trading-at-high-premiums-despite-production-returning-in-Louisiana_69268.html
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