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March 17, 2011
“We intend to accelerate our commercial strategy in multiple geographies, which includes accessing feedstock arrangements and establishing manufacturing capacity with partners in which we may invest capital when the returns re justified,” the company said in an SEC document....
March 3, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has signed a contract manufacturing deal for Antibióticos (Madrid) to manufacture farnesene at its León, Spain...
February 9, 2011
DSM, Zeon and Novomer each won profiles in sustainability awards at Informex's gala dinner in Charlotte last night. The awards have three categories: product innovation, process...
January 25, 2011
DSM Venturing, the corporate venturing arm of DSM, says it has made an investment in SkySails (Hamburg, Germany), a firm making automated towing kites for ships. DSM says the move is...
January 21, 2011
This Week on CW: Cargill is divesting its majority stake in Mosaic for $24.3 billion, in a deal giving rise to rumors of fertilizer being a takeover target. Early reporting chemical...
December 27, 2010
Saudi Aramco and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the parent company of PetroChina, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand crude oil trade and strengthen cooperation on refinery and petrochemical projects....
December 23, 2010
Amyris and Grupo São Martinho say they have awarded CNEC WorleyParsons the contract to build a previously announced renewable chemicals plant at São Paolo, Brazil....
December 21, 2010
Biomaterials start-up Elevance has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round, the company announced today. The funding round is the company's third. Naxos Capital partners led...
December 20, 2010
A report by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington) says the country could well face shortages of rare earth materials within the next fifteen years. Rare earth materials, or...
December 15, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) announced in May of this year that it had, for the first time in scientific history, created a new, living microorganism in a...
December 7, 2010
Strong demand recovery in 2010 and the need to foster innovation in the Mideast are key themes at the Fifth Annual GPCA Forum being held December 8-9 in Dubai. Attendance is expected to exceed 1,300, up more than 20% from last year.

December 10, 2010
By Jim Stoppert CEO of Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT)   Universally, companies in the green chemistry space are seeking to mitigate the negative economic and environmental...
November 9, 2010
Braskem and Ineos Technologies have announced a strategic partnership for polyethylene (PE) technologies covering licenses for Innovene's slurry- and  gas phase-process to produce high-density PE (HDPE) and linear-low density PE (LLDPE)  in future projects. They will jointly conduct R&D programs for slurry and gas-phase PE platforms....
November 10, 2010
The 30th Annual Latin American  petrochemical meeting got underway in Rio de Janeiro on 7 November attracting 800 attendees from 250 companies. Top of the agenda in the thriving...
November 11, 2010
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) says it has begun advising an undisclosed company on a strategy for the global commercialization of a new generation of glyphosate-based herbicides...
October 22, 2010
Solar firm 1366 Technologies has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round, including an investment from Hanwha Chemical (Seoul). The other investors in the round were Ventizz...
September 20, 2010
The interdependence between the basic chemicals and polymers market in China and the Mideast is expected to deepen into the specialty products industry, Saleh Al-Nazha, The China...
July 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined total of $106 million to six separate projects to convert captured CO2 emissions into useful materials including cement...
July 23, 2010
This Week on CW: Despite mounting economic fears, chemicals sector earnings were strong in the last quarter, with PPG and Cytec easily beating analyst estimates. Companies remain...
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