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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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/libya/Norway-fines-Yara-for-corrupt-payments-related-to-Libya-India-expansions_57970.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/IMCD-and-SO-F-TER-sign-distribution-agreement-for-South-Africa_57821.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Methanex-completes-sale-of-10-percent-stake-in-Egyptian-affiliate-to-Apicorp_57626.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Great-Quest-signs-MOU-to-develop-potash-production-business-in-Botswana_57536.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/SK-signs-contract-to-build-petchems-complex-in-Egypt_57477.html
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....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Arkema-to-divest-South-Africa-coatings-businesses_57328.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/Algerian-oil-company-builds-p-xylene-plant_57185.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/BASF-partners-with-ICCA-and-UNEP-in-project-to-improve-chemical-transportation-in-Africa_56994.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Dangote-awards-contracts-for-petchems-and-fertilizer-projects-in-Nigeria_56931.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/GE-to-provide-technologies-financing-for-world-scale-naphtha-cracker-project-in-Egypt-update_56757.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/A-Schulman-appoints-general-manager-for-Turkey-Mideast-and-Africa_56718.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/KBR-awarded-contract-to-revamp-two-ammonia-plants-in-Algeria_56633.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/South-Boulder-Mines-finalizes-Eritrean-potash-agreement_56609.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-executive-resigns-to-be-CEO-at-Nampak_55912.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-opens-ChemCity-Business-Incubator_55808.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Allana-Potash-receives-mining-license-for-Ethiopian-project_55802.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Lanxess-commissions-CO-concentration-unit-in-South-Africa_55774.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Dangote-Industries-to-build-refinery-PP-and-fertilizer-plants-in-Nigeria_55069.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Polymers-loss-causes-Sasols-chemical-profits-to-tumble-70-percent_55041.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/OCP-buys-Bunge-out-of-phosphate-jv-in-Morocco_55008.html
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