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August 11, 2011The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its international counterparts have released reports on the results of pilot programs focused on increasing international regulatory...
August 5, 2011Isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has entered into a definitive, commercial off-take agreement with Sasol Chemical Industries Limited. The deal is expected to include...
July 11, 2011Dangote Group (Lagos) says it will build Africa’s biggest fertilizers complex. The company has awarded a contract to Saipem (Milan) to carry out engineering on the ammonia and...
July 8, 2011SRF (Gurgaon, India), a producer of refrigerants, engineering plastics and technical textile yarns, plans to invest about $70 million in a 30,000-m.t./year biaxially oriented...
July 4, 2011Chemical distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) has acquired Ethnichem (Johannesburg). Financial terms were not disclosed. Ethnichem is an important local player in the personal care and...
June 23, 2011An Indo-Egyptian joint venture, The Egyptian-Indian Polyester Co., is today launching a $160-million polyethylene terepththalate (PET) resin project in the private free zone area at...
June 6, 2011BASF says it has joined a group of international research organizations in a four-year partnership to develop a multi-technology strategy for controlling the invasive striga weed in...
May 31, 2011BASF has announced plans to build a dispersions plant at Durban, South Africa. The plant will produce acrylic dispersions mainly for the coatings and construction industry. It will...
May 17, 2011BASF has announced plans to invest in a dispersions plant at Durban, South Africa. The plant will produce acrylic dispersions mainly for the coatings and construction industry. It will...
May 16, 2011Badger Licensing (Cambridge, MA), a joint venture of the Shaw Group and ExxonMobil Chemical, has been awarded a contract by Egyptian Polystyrene Production Co. (EStyrenics; Cairo) to...