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January 30, 2014
The Egyptian government is mulling the creation of a petrochemical complex in the Merghem region of Alexandria, according to Egyptian news sources. Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour, minister...
January 15, 2014
The board of Yara International (Oslo) has informed the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) that the...
January 16, 2014
Sasol today commissioned its new ethylene purification facility at Sasolburg. The company’s CEO, David Constable; and the South African minister of trade and industry, Rob...
January 9, 2014
Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) and SO.F.TER. (Forlì, Italy) have announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for...
December 23, 2013
Methanex says that it has completed the previously announced sale of a 10% stake in Egyptian Methanex Methanol Co. (EMethanex) to multilateral development bank Arab Petroleum...
December 19, 2013
Great Quest Metals (Vancouver), a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the development of African agricultural mineral projects for local production of fertilizers, says it...
December 18, 2013
SK Engineering & Construction on Tuesday signed a $3.6 -on contract in Seoul to build a previously announced petrochemical complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt. The project is being set up...
December 12, 2013
Arkema plans to sell its two South African coatings businesses, Arkema Resins and Harveys Composites, to Ferro Industrial Products (Brakpan, South Africa). “Through this divestment, Arkema will dispose of non-strategic activities -- such as resins for composite materials -- which represent few synergies with the remainder of its coating activities,” the company says in a statement....
December 6, 2013
Sonatrach (Oran, Algeria), an Algerian-government owned hydrocarbon and oil company, announced today that it is nearing completion of its new para-xylene (p-xylene) crystallization...
November 28, 2013
BASF and other chemical industry companies have partnered with the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP...
November 24, 2013
Engineers India Ltd (EIL; New Delhi) said today that it has won a project management consultancy and engineering, procurement and construction management contract from Dangote Group...
November 19, 2013
(includes more details of the agreement and the petrochemical complex's capacity) General Electric (GE) and Carbon  Holdings (Cairo) have signed a $500-million agreement, under...
November 15, 2013
A. Schulman says it has appointed Pojhan Vahabi as general manager/Turkey, Mideast, and Africa, reflecting the company's growth in that region. Additionally, Sandor Konya has been...
November 12, 2013
KBR has been awarded a contract by Société des Fertilisants d’Algérie (Fertial; Annaba, Algeria) to conduct a study that will improve safety, reliability...
November 11, 2013
South Bolder Mines (STB; West Perth, Australia) said today that it has completed and signed a shareholders agreement with the Eritrean National Mining Corp. (ENAMCO) outlining the key...
October 23, 2013
Sasol today announced the resignation of André de Ruyter, senior group executive/global chemicals and North America, with effect from 30 November. De Ruyter resigned after more...
October 10, 2013
Sasol and the Department of Trade and Industry (dti; Pretoria, South Africa) have opened the ChemCity Business Incubator (CBI) at Sasolburg, South Africa, that will support and promote...
October 10, 2013
Allana Potash Corp., (Toronto) says it was granted a mining license by the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines for a previously announced Danakhil potash project in Ethiopia. The move follows...
October 9, 2013
Lanxess says it has commissioned the previously announced, new carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration unit at its production site at Newcastle, South Africa. Lanxess invested about...
September 12, 2013
Dangote Industries (Lagos) says it has signed a $3.3-billion loan agreement with a consortium of local and international banks, which will be used for the construction of the biggest...
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