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July 24, 2012
Total and Algeria’s state-owned energy major Sonatrach (Algiers) have restarted discussions to relaunch their previously announced petchems project at Arzew, Algeria, sources...
July 23, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says its Indorama PET Nigeria (Port Harcourt, Nigeria) subsidiary, on July 19, started up the previously announced 75,000-m.t./year solid state...
July 23, 2012
Lenzing, a global market leader in cellulose fibers, says it has renewed a multi-year agreement with Sappi (Johannesburg) to source pulp raw material for Lenzing’s fibers...
July 16, 2012
The World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) says that the Codex Alimentarius Commission, a food standards body jointly run by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO; Rome) of the...
July 11, 2012
Peak Resources (West Perth, Australia) says it has completed test work for the first two stages of its five-stage sulfuric acid leach process for high-grade weathered rare earth...
July 11, 2012
Vopak says it will sell a 30% noncontrolling interest in its wholly owned unit Vopak Terminal Durban (Durban, South Africa) to Reatile Chemicals (Johannesburg). Reatile Chemicals is...
July 11, 2012
Mississippi Phosphates Corporation (MPC; Madison, Miss), a wholly owned subsidiary of Phosphate Holdings, said on Tuesday that it has agreed with OCP (Casablanca) to extend by six...
July 8, 2012
India’s Ministry of Finance has imposed a definitive five-year antidumping duty on imports of soda ash from China, the European Union (EU), Iran, Kenya, Pakistan, Ukraine, and...
July 6, 2012
AECI (Johannesburg), an explosives and specialty chemicals company, has entered into an agreement with GE to acquire GE’s chemical and monitoring solutions business in Africa for...
June 29, 2012
AECI, South Africa’s explosives and specialty chemicals company, says it has entered into an agreement with General Electric (GE) to acquire its chemical and monitoring solutions...
June 26, 2012
PolyOne says it plans to open a new facility in the Montague Gardens industrial precinct in Cape Town, South Africa. PolyOne, leveraging newly acquired ColorMatrix technology, will...
June 25, 2012
Jacobs Engineering and OCP (Casablanca), partners in Jacobs Engineering SA (JESA; Casablanca) announced on Friday that they intend to acquire 100% of the shares in Team Maroc (Rabat)...
June 12, 2012
Dow Chemical has named Heinz Haller, executive v.p. and chief commercial officer of Dow, as executive v.p., president of Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and chief commercial...
May 30, 2012
Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo) says that its wholly-owned subsidiary OCI Fertilizer Holding has agreed to sell its 16.8% stake in the Gavilon Group to Marubeni following...
May 30, 2012
Syngenta says it plans to build a $1-billion business in Africa over the next 10 years and that the company will make cumulative investments of over $500 million in support of this...
May 29, 2012
Sasol says that from July 1, 2012 a number of changes to the company's executive responsibilities will take effect. They include wider responsibilities for the head of the company's...
May 9, 2012
Evonik Industries says it has established a joint venture, dubbed Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA; Johannesburg), with plastics processor Ampaglas Plastics Group (Elandsfontein, South...
April 30, 2012
Orascom Construction Industries (Cairo) said today that it has been given approval by the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA; Cairo) to call for an extraordinary general...
April 24, 2012
Notore Chemical Industries (Notore; Lagos) has signed a joint venture agreement with Mitsubishi Corporation to develop an ammonia and urea complex at its Onne, Nigeria site. Notore...
April 24, 2012
Rhodia, a member of the Solvay group, and Tantalus Rare Earths (Dusseldorf) have signed a letter of intent (LOI) covering technical cooperation in the development of an optimal process...
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