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May 14, 2015
PhosAgro (Moscow) announced on Thursday that it has increased fertilizer production and sales in the first quarter. Total fertilizer production and sales increased year-on-year (YOY)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-increases-fertilizer-output-and-sales-in-first-quarter_70412.html
May 14, 2015
Praxair says that it has signed a long-term agreement with steel producer Gerdau (Porto Alegre, Brazil) for the supply of gaseous oxygen to the company’s blast furnace at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Praxair-signs-long-term-agreement-to-supply-steel-facility-in-India_70409.html
May 14, 2015
Styrene spot prices have spiked in Asia for a second day running today, over news of unexpected outages at styrene plants in the Mideast and lower styrene inventory in China, despite...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styrene-spot-prices-spike-in-Asia-on-plant-outages-in-Mideast_70401.html
May 14, 2015
Albemarle says that its Chemetall surface treatment business unit has acquired the business of Chemal (Hamm, Germany). Chemal, which was founded in 1975, specializes in research and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Albemarles-Chemetall-unit-acquires-aluminum-finishing-business-in-Germany_70408.html
May 14, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired a 60% stake in flavors and fragrances company Sonarome (Bangalore, India) for a cash...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Frutarom-acquires-majority-stake-in-flavors-and-fragrances-company-in-India_70407.html
May 14, 2015
Rare Earth Minerals (REM; London) has announced an updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) for the Sonora lithium project in northern Mexico, which indicates that the combined project...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Rare-Earth-Minerals-says-Sonora-lithium-resources-more-than-double-previous-estimates_70405.html
May 14, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Redcar, UK) has announced positive preliminary findings following independent performance testing on base oils enhanced using graphene produced by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Applied-Graphene-reports-positive-trials-of-graphene-in-base-lube-oils_70398.html
May 14, 2015
Ube Industries said on Thursday that it has succeeded in synthesizing the world's first high-dispersion strontium carbonate nano particles for optical applications. Retardation films...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ube-develops-high-dispersion-strontium-carbonate-nano-particles_70397.html
May 14, 2015
Brenntag says that it has acquired Quimicas Meroño, a distributor of industrial chemicals based close to Cartagena, Spain. The company has a strong coverage in the Murcia...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Brenntag-acquires-chemicals-distributor-in-Spain_70396.html
May 13, 2015
UOP, a Honeywell company, announced on Wednesday that Dangote Oil Refining Co., has selected its technology for a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical plant to be built at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/UOP-to-provide-technology-for-refinery-and-petrochemicals-complex-in-Nigeria_70393.html
May 13, 2015
Mosaic announced on Wednesday that its board of directors has elected James (Joc) O'Rourke, currently executive v.p./operations and COO, to succeed James Prokopanko as president and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mosaic-appoints-new-president-and-CEO_70392.html
May 13, 2015
New personal-care product textures and sensory experiences, as well as sustainability and product safety initiatives, took center stage at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists'...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Suppliers-Day-2015-New-textures-drive-development-as-growth-prospects-are-strong_70391.html
May 13, 2015
CB&I said on Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract by NextDecade for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) and engineering, procurement and construction contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-for-LNG-export-project-in-Texas_70389.html
May 13, 2015
Germany’s chemical-pharmaceutical industry returned to moderate growth during the first three months of 2015, according to the latest quarterly report by chemical trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Germanys-chemical-production-grows-in-first-quarter-but-sales-fall-on-lower-prices-forecast-unchanged_70367.html
May 13, 2015
The May para-xylene (p-xylene) contract has settled in Europe at €880/m.t., an increase of €80/m.t. from the April settlement of €800/m.t.  Negotiations for the May...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europes-May-p-xylene-contract-settles-higher_70377.html
May 13, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) reports a 65.6% rise in net profits for the first quarter of 2015, compared with the first quarter of 2014, to $217 million. First-quarter sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-reports-rise-in-first-quarter-profits_70370.html
May 13, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, says its net profits increased by 88.7% in the full fiscal year, ended 31 March 2015, compared with the previous fiscal...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_70368.html
May 13, 2015
Kuraray reports a 29.8% rise in net profits for the first quarter of 2015 compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥11.54 billion ($96.3 million). First-quarter sales increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kuraray-reports-rises-in-profits-and-sales_70365.html
May 12, 2015
Arab Potash Co. (APC; Amman) has signed sales contracts worth an estimated $170–190 million with its partners in India. The contracts cover APC supplying India with more...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arab-Potash-to-supply-potash-to-India_70332.html
May 12, 2015
Jacobs said today that it has been awarded a four-year contract by Sadara, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, for engineering, procurement, and construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sadara-awards-EPCM-services-contract-to-Jacobs_70331.html
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