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March 28, 2011Maire Tecnimont has signed a memorandum of understanding with Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo) to cooperate on project development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The two companies...
March 25, 2011Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has unveiled a $10-billion plan to develop the country's large gas reserves, including investments by a Saudi firm in petrochemicals and by an...
March 8, 2011OCI (Cairo), a conglomerate that covers production of fertilizers as well as plant construction activities, says fourth quarter consolidated Ebitda and net income grew 39% and 76% to...
March 11, 2011Albemarle says its Jordan Bromine (Amman) joint venture with Arab Potash (Amman) will double the capacity of its bromine production at Safi, Jordan, to meet expanding global demand...
February 24, 2011BASF is "concerned about Libya" and "hopes the situation will calm down soon," chairman Jürgen Hambrecht says. Wintershall, the energy subsidiary of BASF...
February 22, 2011Yara says it has halted production at its Lifeco fertilizer joint venture in Libya due to violent unrest that is spreading across the country. The company says that the move is a...
February 1, 2011Methanex says it has decided to close temporarily its office in Cairo and reduce the number of employees working at the company’s plant at Damietta, Egypt, as well as evacuate...
January 27, 2011Methanex, the global leading producer of methanol, has announced the start-up of a 1.3-million m.t./year methanol plant in Egypt. Bruce Aitken, president and CEO of Methanex confirmed...
January 10, 2011H.B. Fuller says it has signed a definitive agreement to enter into a joint venture with Burak Özberk, its agent in Turkey. A new company will be created, with Fuller owning...
December 14, 2010Sasol Polymers says it has agreed to a R 111.6 million settlement ($16.4 million) with the South African Competition Commission in relation to its existing propylene supply agreement...