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September 15, 2008Evonik Industries says it plans to increase hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) capacity at Umbogintwini, South Africa by 50%, to 15,000 m.t./year. The company expects to carry out the project in...
September 8, 2008The project will be carried out in the first half of 2009....
August 20, 2008Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) has reported a 445% increase in net profits to $703.2 million for the second quarter ended June 30. And sales for the period increased by 116% to...
August 14, 2008Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (Mumbai) says the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC; Washington DC) has given clearance for the previously announced tender offer by Alkaloida Chemical...
June 23, 2008BASF says its BASF Coatings Services unit will acquire MAB Auto Body Parts and Paint Centre (Johannesburg, South Africa). The transaction is pending regulatory approval. Terms were not...
September 21, 2007Mitsubishi Chemical and Sasol Chemical Industries have agreed to dissolve their acrylic acid and acrylates Sasol Dia Acrylates (SDA) joint venture in South Africa. The jv manufactures...
September 10, 2007
Sasol reported chemical operating profit of R4.3 billion ($601 million) for its fiscal year ended June 30, compared to a R1.5-billion loss for the year-ago period....
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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