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August 27, 2007Sasol says it has become the first company to register a nitrous oxide (N2O) abatement project, using secondary catalyst technology to convert the greenhouse gas N2O into nitrogen and...
August 7, 2007Danisco has signed an agreement to acquire the shares of Innovative Ingredients (Cape Town, South Africa), a maker of industrial bakery enzymes for the South African market. Financial...
July 27, 2007A consortium of investors backed by private equity firm Absa Capital (Johannesburg) has acquired polyolefins manufacturer Safripol (Sasolburg, South Africa) from Sentrachem...
July 26, 2007Sasol has called off plans to sell its $3-billion/year olefins and surfactants (O&S) business (CW, August 10, 2005, p. 8). “The offers received were unfortunately below fair...
July 25, 2007Sasol has decided to go ahead with previously announced plans to double capacity for methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) at Sasolburg, South Africa, to 60,000 m.t./year (CW, Dec. 21/28...
July 25, 2007Air Liquide says it is investing more than €20 million ($27 million) to expand industrial gases capacity in southern Africa. The company says it is building a liquefier near...
July 25, 2007Lanxess says it has found 80 million tons of extra ore reserves in a crome mine it operates at Rustenburg, South Africa. “With these, we will be able to safeguard the growth of...
July 24, 2007ABB says it has received a $32-million order from Sappi Saiccor (Durban, South Africa) to upgrade and expand a chemical cellulose plant near Durban. Capacity will increase from about...
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