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November 4, 2014
Allana Potash (Toronto, ON) today provided an update on optimization studies currently underway on its Danakhil potash project in Ethiopia and on additional project infrastructure...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Allana-Potash-provides-update-on-optimization-studies-and-project-progress_65096.html
October 31, 2014
TCI Sanmar Chemicals, part of Sanmar Group (Chennai, India), plans to expand its Port Said, Egypt based manufacturing complex, where it has already invested more than $1 billion. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/TCI-Sanmar-to-expand-PVC-complex-in-Egypt_65015.html
October 23, 2014
Asian Paints (Mumbai) said on Wednesday that its wholly owned subsidiary Berger International (Singapore) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 51% stake in the Ethiopian firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Asian-Paints-signs-agreement-to-acquire-Ethiopian-firm-plans-to-invest-in-Indonesia_64697.html
October 15, 2014
Fragrances and flavors group Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has today officially launched a legal subsidiary in Lagos, strengthening its position in Africa. The location will include...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Symrise-founds-subsidiary-in-Nigeria-strengthens-position-in-Africa_64526.html
September 29, 2014
Sasol announced today that it has appointed Bongani Nqwababa as executive director and CFO effective 1 March 2015. Nqwababa has been an independent nonexecutive director and a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-appoints-new-executive-director-and-CFO_64104.html
September 25, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a potash manufacturing project in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sirius-signs-MOU-to-form-joint-venture-with-Tanzania-Fertilizer-Company_63994.html
September 16, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, today confirmed that it is establishing a long-term strategic partnership with Lupin (Mumbai). Lupin will support Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Merck-Serono-confirms-pharma-alliance-with-Lupin-targeting-emerging-markets_63840.html
September 10, 2014
Operating profits for Sasol’s chemical cluster increased 178% during the fiscal year ending June 2014, the company says, to a total of rand 8.41 billion ($770 million). Transfers unrelated to sales accounted for half of the gain, but strong performance in the olefins & surfactants (O&S) and solvents businesses plus improvements in polymers contributed the remainder. Total chemical revenues increased 17% to rand 111.7 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-chemical-profits-up-on-strong-olefins-and-surfactants-improved-polymers_63682.html
September 10, 2014
KBR said today that it has been awarded a contract by the Algerian fertilizer producer Fertial to provide licensing and engineering design services to revamp Fertial’s ammonia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/KBR-awarded-contract-to-revamp-two-ammonia-plants-in-Algeria_63703.html
September 3, 2014
Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. (Echem) says feasibility studies for a $1.5-billion propylene project at Alexandria, Egypt, and three other chemical projects, will be completed by 2015, according to a report in Daily News Egypt....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Report-Echem-studying-$1-5-billion-propylene-project-in-Egypt_63583.html
August 28, 2014
BASF, on 27 August, opened a new production plant for concrete admixtures at Nairobi. The production site will allow BASF to better meet the increasing demand for construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/BASF-opens-concrete-admixture-facility-in-Kenya_63450.html
August 13, 2014
Allana Potash (Toronto) has awarded Amec's Americas arm a contract to complete front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on its 1-million m.t./year Danakhil potash project in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Allana-Potash-awards-FEED-contract-to-Amec_63142.html
August 6, 2014
New York Stock Exchange–listed Jinko Solar (Shanghai), the fourth-largest solar photovoltaic manufacturer in the world, on Tuesday opened a solar photovoltaic module...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Jinko-Solar-opens-photovoltaic-panels-plant-in-South-Africa_63015.html
August 5, 2014
Bowleven (Edinburgh, UK), an Africa-focused oil and gas exploration group, says that the president of Cameroon has signed a formal decree awarding the Etinde exploitation authorization...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Cameroon-approves-Etinde-energy-project_62984.html
July 28, 2014
Total announced today that it has signed an agreement with Exxaro Resources (Pretoria) to sell its 100% stake in Total Coal South Africa (TCSA), its coal-producing affiliate in South...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Total-sells-South-African-coal-mining-assets_62742.html
July 9, 2014
Gulf of Guinea Methanol (Lagos) has selected IHS to carry out a bankable feasibility study for its proposed $1.1-billion methanol project planned to be built in the Ogidigben...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Nigeria-progresses-with-large-methanol-project_62367.html
July 4, 2014
Sasol (Johannesburg), Mozambique’s national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (Maputo) and Italy’s energy group ENI (Rome) have announce plans for a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sasol-ENI-to-study-large-gas-to-liquids-project-in-Mozambique_62251.html
July 3, 2014
Methanex says that the methanol production plant of its joint venture Egyptian Methanex Methanol (EMethanex) has been idled temporarily because of constrained gas availability...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Methanex-temporarily-idles-plant-in-Egypt-because-of-gas-shortage_62011.html
July 2, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), a company developing the world’s largest and highest-grade polyhalite potash deposit in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has entered into a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sirius-Minerals-signs-potash-research-MOU-with-Tanzanian-Ministry-of-Agriculture_62207.html
July 1, 2014
Clariant says it completed the previously announced sale of its water treatment business in Africa to AECI (Johannesburg) on 30 June. AECI acquired the business for 34 million Swiss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/AECI-aquires-Clariants-water-treatment-business-in-Africa_62171.html
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