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March 20, 2012
Agrium has agreed to purchase 90% of Viterra’s agricultural retail business in Canada, and all of that business in Australia, the company says. The deal is a part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Agrium-to-Buy-Viterras-Retail-Business-in-Canada-and-Australia_42130.html
March 19, 2012
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) and Sumitomo Chemical say they have entered into new distribution arrangements for Canada and three European countries--Hungary, Romania and Ukraine...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Nufarm-and-Sumitomo-Expand-Cooperation_42094.html
March 1, 2012
Orica (Melbourne) says it has signed an agreement with Yara International and Apache Energy (Perth, Australia), a subsidiary of Apache Corp. (Houston), to form a joint venture to build...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-Joins-Yara-and-Apaches-Ammonium-Nitrate-Project-in-Australia_41698.html
February 29, 2012
DuPont says it has expanded its long-standing research collaboration with Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG; Adelaide, Australia), to increase research scale on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/DuPont-and-Australian-Center-for-Plant-Functional-Genomics-Expand-Collaboration_41662.html
February 27, 2012
Orica (Melbourne) says that Ian Smith, as previously announced, has taken over as the new managing director and CEO of the company, starting today. The company had first announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/New-CEO-Joins-Orica_41593.html
February 16, 2012
Linde says that its BOC Ltd. (Auckland, New Zealand) subsidiary has signed an industrial gas supply contract with New Zealand Steel (Auckland) to serve the air gas needs of New Zealand...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Linde-to-Build-Air-Separation-Plant-in-New-Zealand_41393.html
February 1, 2012
Yara International has acquired an additional 16% stake in fertilizer company Burrup Holdings Ltd. (BHL; Perth, Australia) for $143 million, raising its stake in BHL to 51%. Meanwhile...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Yara-and-Apache-Carve-up-Australian-Fertilizer-Producer_40954.html
February 1, 2012
PlastIndia, a triennial plastics show, opened in New Delhi today. The international exhibition and conference was inaugurated by K. Jose Cyriac, secretary at the department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/PlastIndia-2012-Infinite-Opportunities_40951.html
January 25, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it will construct an integrated facility in India, which will consist of purified terephthalic acid (PTA), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Indorama-to-Invest-$700-Million-in-PTA-PET-PSF-Project-in-India_40744.html
January 24, 2012
Watson Pharmaceuticals (Parsippany, NJ) and Strides Arcolab (Bangalore, India) say that Watson has acquired Ascent Pharmahealth (Melbourne), the generic pharmaceutical business of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Watson-Pharmaceuticals-Acquires-Strides-Arcolabs-Generics-Business-in-Australia-and-Southeast-Asia-for-$393-Million_40711.html
January 23, 2012
Global Advanced Metals’ (GAM; West Perth, Australia) has completed its $400-million acquisition of Cabot’s Supermetals business, a leading maker of tantalum-based products...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/GAM-Completes-Acquisition-of-Cabot-Supermetals-Business_40691.html
January 19, 2012
Methanex says it will restart a methanol plant at its Motunui site in New Zealand. Separately, the company has also announced that it plans to move one of its idle methanol plants in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Methanex-to-Restart-Methanol-Plant-in-New-Zealand-Relocate-a-Plant-to-U-S-_40540.html
January 10, 2012
Clean energy technology company LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand) tells CW it has bought an ethanol plant at Soperton, GA, for $5.1 million. LanzaTech was the highest bidder for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/LanzaTech-Buys-Ethanol-Plant-in-U-S-_40344.html
December 28, 2011
DIC Corp. (Tokyo) says it has reached an agreement to acquire packaging inks company Pacific Inks (Auckland, New Zealand). The acquisition will be done through DIC subsidiary DIC Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/DIC-to-Acquire-New-Zealand-Firm_40055.html
December 21, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that on December 16, about 3000 liters-4000 liters of sulfuric acid leaked from the company’s production facility at Port Kembla in the state of New South...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Sulfuric-Acid-Leak-at-Oricas-Port-Kembla-Site_39966.html
December 15, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia has on December 14, lifted the prevention notice on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-Restarts-Ammonia-Plant_39788.html
December 13, 2011
Chemical distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) acquired Mata Polymers (Mumbai), an established distributor of chemicals to the silicone, textile, and construction markets. Mata Polymers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Distributor-IMCD-Acquires-in-India_39724.html
December 13, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that, over the weekend, it has restarted some of the nitric acid and ammonium nitrate (AN) plants at the company’s Kooragang Island site in the state of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-Restarts-Production-of-Nitric-Acid-and-Ammonium-Nitrate_39720.html
December 8, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that about 20,000 liters of weak ammonium nitrate (AN) fertilizer solution overflowed yesterday, from a storage tank into a containment area with some spilling...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Another-Leak-Forces-Orica-to-Delay-Restart-of-Nitric-Acid-and-Ammonium-Nitrate-Plants_39600.html
December 8, 2011
Koppers Holdings says it will close its carbon black manufacturing facility at Kurnell, Australia. Capacity details of the plant were not disclosed. The decision was made as a result...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Koppers-to-Close-Australian-Carbon-Black-Plant_39498.html
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