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July 1, 2014
Clariant says it completed the previously announced sale of its water treatment business in Africa to AECI (Johannesburg) on 30 June. AECI acquired the business for 34 million Swiss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/AECI-aquires-Clariants-water-treatment-business-in-Africa_62171.html
June 5, 2014
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa today imposed a combined 534-million South African rand ($49.9 million) penalty for excessive pricing of propylene and polypropylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/South-Africa-penalizes-Sasol-$50-million-for-overcharging-for-propylene-PP_61578.html
March 27, 2014
DuPont says that CEO Ellen Kullman has opened a newly expanded research facility at Delmas, South Africa, that will serve as the core of the company's regional technology center. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/DuPont-opens-regional-technology-center-in-South-Africa_59866.html
March 13, 2014
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has entered into a an agreement with MDM Engineering Group (Johannesburg) to acquire all of the ordinary shares and options in issue of MDM...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Foster-Wheeler-acquires-South-African-engineering-firm_59532.html
March 10, 2014
Sasol reports a 4.84% rise in profits for its fiscal first-half ended 31 December 2013 compared with the year-ago period, to 13.2 billion rand ($1.22 billion). First-half sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-reports-rise-in-first-half-profits-and-sales_59424.html
February 27, 2014
AECI (Johannesburg) achieved 954 million South African rand ($88.6 million) in profit for the whole of 2013, up about 62% on the rand589 million restated profit reported for 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/AECIs-annual-profit-up-more-than-60-percent_59145.html
February 21, 2014
Industrial Development Corp. (IDC; Sandton, South Africa), a government owned finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development, has issued a request for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/South-Africa-invites-tenders-to-study-establishment-of-soda-ash-production_59020.html
February 12, 2014
Air Liquide has completed the commercial start-up of eight large-scale production units around the world, mainly in emerging markets, the company confirmed today. All of the recently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Air-Liquide-completes-start-up-of-eight-large-scale-production-units_58776.html
January 16, 2014
Sasol today commissioned its new ethylene purification facility at Sasolburg. The company’s CEO, David Constable; and the South African minister of trade and industry, Rob...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasols-new-ethylene-splitter-will-lead-to-PE-capacity-hike_57946.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 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
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 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 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
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/SC-Johnson-and-partners-extend-pyrethrum-project-for-insecticides-in-Rwanda_54846.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-CFO-resigns_54737.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Evonik-JV-starts-up-PMMA-extrusion-plant-in-South-Africa_54604.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-forms-alliance-with-Technip-for-future-GTL-projects_54598.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasols-2013-results-benefit-from-synfuels-but-are-offset-by-impairments-on-wax-project-and-Arya-Sasol_54187.html
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