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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...
September 9, 2013
Sasol says that operating profits at the company's chemicals cluster tumbled 70% in the fiscal year ended 30 June 2013, to 1.9 billion South African rand, on sales up 11%, to R105.3...
September 6, 2013
Office Cherifien Des Phosphates (OCP; Casablanca) and Bunge (White Plains, NY) say they have reached an agreement for OCP to acquire Bunge’s 50% ownership interest in the...
September 1, 2013
Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF; Mumbai), a leading Indian fertilizer  producer,  said it will invest nearly Rs8.5 billion rupees ($129.4 million) towards equity...
August 30, 2013
SC Johnson (Racine, WI), the US Agency for International Development (Usaid; Washington), and The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture (College Station, TX) have extended...
August 28, 2013
Elemental Minerals (Perth, Australia), a minerals exploration company with rights to the Sintoukola potash project in the Republic of Congo (ROC), said today that it has received a...
August 26, 2013
Allana Potash Corp (Toronto) announced today that it has signed formal mandate letters with prospective lenders for loans representing over 60–65% of the debt financing needed...
August 26, 2013
Sasol announced today that Christine Ramon has resigned as CFO and executive director of the company, as well as the other office positions she holds throughout the company...
August 23, 2013
The civil unrest in Egypt has driven up prices for oil and certain associated petrochemicals and, based on an analysis of historic trends, a sustained increase in oil costs could...
August 21, 2013
Evonik Industries says that Evonik Acrylics Africa, its joint venture with Ampaglas Plastics Group (Elandsfontein, South Africa), is to start producing extruded sheets of plexiglas...
August 21, 2013
Sasol, owner of the world’s leading gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, which converts natural gas into liquid fuels, has formed an alliance with engineering contractor Technip...
August 19, 2013
BASF Egypt, a wholly owned subsdiary of BASF, has reopened its offices and production facility after a two-day closure due to the social unrest in Egypt, the company announced in a...
August 15, 2013
Elemental Minerals (Perth, Australia) says it has been awarded a mining license for its Sintoukola potash project in the Republic of the Congo (ROC), taking the company a step further...
August 14, 2013
Sorfert Algérie, a fertilizer joint venture between Sonatrach (Algiers) and OCI (Cairo) has commenced commercial production at Arzew, Algeria, OCI announced. The jv's complex...
August 13, 2013
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) has held talks with Allana Potash (Toronto) about the possibility of participating in a potash project in Ethiopia, Haaretz reported on Monday. ICL...
August 2, 2013
Sasol (Johannesburg), the synthetic fuels and chemicals producer, has released updated guidance on its results for the year ended 30 June 2013. The company now expects operational...
August 1, 2013
AECI (Johannesburg) reports 401 million rand ($41 million) in net profit during the first half, up from the R136 million reported in same period last year, the company says. Profit...
July 31, 2013
DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred business said today that it has closed the acquisition of a majority stake in Greytown, South Africa, Africa's largest seed firm. The closing comes nearly...
July 26, 2013
Taminco (Ghent, Belgium), and Temix (Milan, Italy) have signed a distribution agreement whereby Temix becomes Taminco’s exclusive distributor for its line of fatty tertiary...
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