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December 12, 2008
The Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) says it will launch plastics futures contracts on February 5, 2009. Futures contracts for linear low-density polyethylene and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Dubai-to-Trade-Plastics-Futures_15901.html
November 21, 2008
Formosa Plastics says it will restart its polypropylene (PP) plant at Ningbo, China. The plant, which has a PP capacity of 450,000 m.t./year, shut mid-October due to poor PP demand and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Formosa-Restarts-PP-Plant_15545.html
November 21, 2008
Mitsubishi Chemical says it halted operations at its Mizushima, Japan polypropylene (PP) plant following a fire on November 14. The cause of the fire had not been determined at CW...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Fire-Shuts-Mitsubishi-Plant_15547.html
November 18, 2008
Ineos Olefins & Polymers USA says it intends to shut down two polypropylene (PP) bulk phase units at La Porte, TX by early 2009. The closure represents about 520 million lb/year of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Shutters-Two-U-S-Polypropylene-Units_15356.html
November 18, 2008
Reliance Industries has permanently closed five of the seven plants at the company’s Patalganga, India polyester fiber and petrochemical complex due to deteriorating market...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Reliance-Idles-Polyester-Fiber-and-Petrochemical-Units_15386.html
November 18, 2008
Sabic says it has started operations at the world’s single-largest polypropylene (PP) train at Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The facility has a PP nameplate capacity of 500,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sabic-APCC-Start-Saudi-PP-Projects_15410.html
November 10, 2008
LyondellBasell Industries says it has launched a range of butene-1 based polymers, marketed under the name Koattro. The resin is used to manufacture elastic applications including...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Launches-Plasticizers_15260.html
November 10, 2008
Ineos Olefins & Polymers USA says it intends to shut down two polypropylene (PP) bulk phase units at La Porte, TX by early 2009. The closure represents approximately 520 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Shutters-Two-PP-Units-in-the-U-S-_15281.html
September 15, 2008
LyondellBasell Industries has signed a project development agreement for a previously announced polypropylene (PP) manufacturing complex in Trinidad and Tobago. The company signed the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Firms-Up-Trinidad-PP-Complex_14187.html
September 12, 2008
The expected downturn in the global petrochemical industry will have a major impact on the polypropylene (PP) sector, analysts say. Huge capacity additions under way coupled with high...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Polypropylene-The-Leader-Board-is-Changing_14197.html
September 10, 2008
LyondellBasell has confirmed CW’s exclusive report that its polyolefin technologies have been selected for three plants to be built by Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries (KPI...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Confirms-Kazakhstan-Technologies_14041.html
September 10, 2008
LyondellBasell says it has signed a project development to evaluate the construction and operation of a fully integrated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Signs-Deal-for-Trinidad-and-Tobago-Polypropylene-Complex_14105.html
August 25, 2008
Sibur has broken ground for a previously announced propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene (PP) complex at Tobolsk, Russia (CW, Jan.14, p. 17). The plant will be operated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/&hellip-Starts-Work-on-Tobolsk-PP-Project_13785.html
August 20, 2008
Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG; Riyadh) and ChevronPhillips Chemical (CPChem) say their Jubail Chevron Phillips Co. joint venture has started production at Al Jubail, Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Jubail-Chevron-Phillips-Begins-Production_13684.html
August 19, 2008
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings (Tokyo) is aiming for higher, more profitable ground. The company, Japan’s largest chemical maker, is targeting the higher-value performance products for which it has market or technology advantages, and de-emphasizing petrochemicals....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Rebuilding-Profitability_13645.html
August 18, 2008
Arabian Industrial Fibres Co. (Ibn Rushd; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), an affiliate of Sabic, says it will build a 525,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) plant at Yanbu by 2012. The company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ibn-Rushd-to-Build-Big-PP-Plant-and-Propane-Dehydro-Unit_13639.html
August 18, 2008
LyondellBasell subsidiary Basell Canada has sold its assets and land at Sarnia, ON to Shell’s Canadian affiliates, LyondellBasell says. The sale includes LyondellBasell’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Sells-Sarnia-Site-to-Shell-Starts-Up-Mexican-Unit_13653.html
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