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February 27, 2013
Highfield Resources (West Perth, Australia) has confirmed an exploration target for its Pintano Potash project in Spain's Ebro Basin, the company announced today. Highfield's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Highfield-Resources-confirms-exploration-target-for-one-of-its-three-Spanish-potash-projects_50084.html
February 25, 2013
BHP Billiton says that CEO Marius Kloppers will retire on 10 May 2013 and that Andrew Mackenzie, currently BHP’s chief executive for non-ferrous operations, will succeed him....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/BHP-Billiton-names-former-BP-Chemical-executive-as-next-CEO_49960.html
February 21, 2013
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) has objected to the findings of the recently published World Health Organization-United Nations Environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/ICCA-UN-report-fails-to-meet-scientific-work-standards_49991.html
February 4, 2013
Agrochemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says that its wholly owned seed and traits subsidiary Nuseed has acquired a 51% stake in Atlantica Sementes (Curitiba, Brazil), a business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Nufarm-acquires-majority-stake-in-Brazilian-seeds-firm_49527.html
January 31, 2013
Regulation and sustainability issues are topping agendas at international trade associations for makers of cleaning chemicals, association executives said yesterday at a panel at ACI's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/ACI-2013-Regulation-sustainability-top-global-trade-group-agenda_49461.html
January 24, 2013
Clariant Mining, a Clariant subsidiary, will increase its production of polyisobutylene succinic anhydride (PIBSA) emulsifiers with the expansion of its plant at Lara, Australia, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Clariant-expands-PIBSA-emulsifier-plant-in-Australia_49259.html
January 23, 2013
BASF and agrochemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) say that BASF will terminate its distribution arrangements with Nufarm in Australia, effective 1 March 2014. Nufarm Australia and Crop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/BASF-and-Nufarm-end-10-year-distribution-arrangement_49210.html
January 19, 2013
Penrice Soda Holdings (Adelaide), Australia’s only producer of soda ash, has announced that it will close permanently its loss-making soda ash manufacturing facility in June and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Penrice-to-close-Australias-only-soda-ash-plant-forms-jv-to-import-from-ANSAC_49136.html
January 16, 2013
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) will introduce a new group organization effective 1 February 2013, the company announced today. The move aims to, for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Gurit-reorganizes-and-rebrands_49007.html
January 4, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC) has acquired Dynea Chemical’s 50% stake in a formaldehyde and urea formaldehyde resins joint venture with Laminex Group. The jv, now called...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Momentive-acquires-stake-in-Australia-jv_48739.html
January 2, 2013
Unilever says it will phase out the use of microplastics as a “scrub” in all personal care products by 2015, according to the Associated Press. The move is in response to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Unilever-to-phase-out-microplastics-by-2015_48663.html
December 13, 2012
Rockwood and Talison Lithium have agreed to terminate their merger agreement, under which Rockwood was to acquire Talison for C$724 million ($730 million), or C$6.50/share. Talison...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Rockwood-and-Talison-Lithium-terminate-merger_48334.html
December 7, 2012
China’s Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group (Tianqi; Tianqi, China) has reached an agreement with Talison Lithium (Perth, Australia) to purchase Talison for C$847 million ($855...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Talison-Lithium-accepts-bid-from-Tianqi-jeopardizing-Rockwood-deal_48188.html
December 3, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) says it will highlight the important role that products of the global chemical industry play in achieving...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/ICCA-at-Cop-18-highlights-industrys-contribution-to-GHG-reductions_48107.html
November 21, 2012
Rockwood today received its last necessary regulatory approval for its C$724-million ($730 million) acquisition of Talison Lithium (Perth, Australia) and said that it will not raise...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Rockwood-says-Talison-offer-is-final_47886.html
November 20, 2012
Chinese Chengdu Tianqui Industry Group (Tianqi; Tianqi, China) has submitted a C$808 million ($811 million) offer to acquire the remaining shares in Talison Lithium (Perth, Australia)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Chinese-buyer-submits-bid-for-Talison-Lithium_47854.html
November 14, 2012
Methanex says it has secured further gas supplies in New Zealand. The new gas quantities equate to about 2.5 million m.t. of methanol production over the next five years, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Methanex-secures-further-long-term-gas-supplies-in-New-Zealand_47714.html
November 12, 2012
Orica (Melbourne) recorded a 37% fall in net profit after tax and individually material items for the full fiscal year, ended 30 September 2012, compared with the previous fiscal year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-reports-fall-in-profits_47630.html
October 30, 2012
DSM Pharmaceutical Products (Parsippany, NJ), the business unit of DSM which provides contract manufacturing and development services to the pharma and biopharma industries, says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/DSM-signs-biologics-development-and-manufacturing-agreement-with-Australian-firm_47350.html
October 15, 2012
LanzaTech (Auckland), a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, says it will work with Petronas to accelerate the development and commercialization of technologies...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/LanzaTech-Petronas-to-recycle-CO2-into-sustainable-chemicals_46971.html
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