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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 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 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...
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 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 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...
March 12, 2012
Sasol says its chemicals business generated a 26% increase in operating profits in the six months ended December 31, 2011 compared with the year-earlier period, to R4.3 billion ($578...
February 23, 2012
Lanxess is to invest €40 million ($53.2 million) in the construction of a carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration unit at its Newcastle, South Africa site. Lanxess's site at Newcastle...
February 14, 2012
Lonza says it is in discussions with the South African government for establishing a joint venture called Ketlaphela to build an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing...
February 7, 2012
Air Liquide said today that it will invest €40 million in a new air separation unit (ASU) in South Africa. This follows the signing of a long-term contract with Evraz...
January 25, 2012
South Africa's Competition Commission (Pretoria) on Tuesday blocked a bid by Senmin International, a unit of AECI, to acquire Cellulose Derivatives (Pretoria). The commission says that...
January 23, 2012
Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha) says it has opened a new representative office at Cape Town, South Africa. The establishment of this office “will ultimately be a nuclease...
January 11, 2012
Sasol Germany (Hamburg) has agreed to sell its production site at Witten, Germany, and the associated oleochemicals business to Cremer Oleo (Hamburg). Approval by the relevant German...
December 7, 2011
The opening by BASF today of an office in Nairobi, Kenya will increase the company's presence in growing African markets and will serve customers in the East Africa and Sub-Sahara...
October 26, 2011
Crest Chemicals (Midrand, South Africa), a chemical distribution joint venture between Brenntag and AECI (Johannesburg), has acquired certain assets of WK Croxton (Pietermaritzburg...
October 7, 2011
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer Tronox has announced plans to acquire the mineral sands operations of Exxaro Resources (Pretoria, South Africa) in exchange for approximately 38.5% of...
September 15, 2011
The feasibility study will consider a 2-million m.t./year and a 4 million m.t./year GTL facility. Capital investment in estimated at $8 billion-$10 billion....
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