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September 2, 2014
Albemarle has completed the previously announced sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen, and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group (Schenectady, NY), Albemarle said today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Albemarle-completes-sale-of-antioxidant-business-to-SI-Group_63559.html
September 2, 2014
Bayer says that its Bayer HealthCare subgroup has completed the previously announced sale of its interventional device business to medical devices company Boston Scientific (Natick...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Bayer-completes-sale-of-interventional-device-business-to-Boston-Scientific_63558.html
September 1, 2014
OCI Partners (Nederland, TX) says it is starting up its methanol plant at Beaumont, TX after carrying out essential repairs on the plant's reformer. OCI Partners said on 29 August that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/OCI-Partners-restarts-Beaumont-methanol-plant_63548.html
September 1, 2014
Protex International (Paris) says it has acquired Mereco Technologies Group (West Warwick, RI), including the Metachem Resins and DMS divisions. Financial terms of the deal were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Protex-buys-US-electronic-chemicals-firm_63546.html
August 29, 2014
Agrium says its Loveland Products subsidiary has entered into a soil and plant health nutritional products development and commercialization deal with Actagro. Under the terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Agrium-signs-plant-nutrition-deal_63531.html
August 29, 2014
Global methanol demand is expected to increase from 60.7 million m.t. in 2013 to more than 109 million m.t. in 2023, with an average annual growth rate of 6%, according to research...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/IHS-Global-methanol-demand-to-rise-80-percent-by-2023-China-to-drive-demand_63525.html
August 29, 2014
Odebrecht’s (Salvador, Brazil) Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise (Ascent) steam cracker project continues to move forward with the acceptance of its voluntary remediation application by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Policy (WVDEP). The agency says its office of environmental remediation and Ascent are currently negotiating an agreement for the identification of health and ecological risks associated with current and potential future uses of the site and the establishment remediation standards....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Odebrechts-Ascent-cracker-project-negotiates-remediation-agreement-with-WVDEP_63505.html
August 28, 2014
Four other specialty chemical makers had also expressed interest in all or part of Rockwood in recent months, according to a regulatory filing....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Albemarle-Rockwood-courtship-played-out-over-2-years_63463.html
August 28, 2014
BioConsortia (Davis, CA), a biotech company focused on microbials for the increase of crop yields, announced it has opened its new company headquarters and research and development...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BioConsortia-opens-new-headquarters-and-R-and-D-center_63455.html
August 28, 2014
Dow Chemical announced says that Doug May, currently v.p./investor relations, will become business president of the company’s olefins and aromatics business unit. Jack Broodo...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-names-investor-relations-v-p-as-head-of-olefins-and-aromatics_63442.html
August 28, 2014
ACC and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced a new initiative designed to ensure the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ACC-Green-Building-Council-join-forces-to-advance-LEED_63461.html
August 28, 2014
Start up company Appalachian Resins (Houston) is leasing land in Salem Township, OH for a proposed $1-billion ethylene and polyethylene (PE) production facility. Appalachian Resins had...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Appalachian-Resins-leases-land-in-Ohio-for-$1-billion-project_63456.html
August 28, 2014
Dow Chemical has started the process of divesting two of its specialty chemicals subsidiaries, Angus Chemical (Buffalo Grove, IL) and AgroFresh (Philadelphia), which could bring in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Report-Dow-puts-Angus-Chemical-and-AgroFresh-on-the-block_63447.html
August 28, 2014
Linde says it has completed installation of three coldboxes—the centerpiece of the air separation unit (ASU) currently under construction at La Porte, TX. The ASU is part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Linde-completes-major-construction-on-La-Porte-ASU_63443.html
August 28, 2014
Amerigen Pharmaceuticals (Lyndhurst, NJ) and Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical (Ningbo, China) have entered into a collaboration agreement for the development of generic pharmaceuticals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Amerigen-Pharmaceuticals-Ningbo-Menovo-sign-generics-deal-Menovo-to-manufacture-APIs_63445.html
August 27, 2014
EPA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that DuPont has been fined $1.275 million for allegedly failing to prevent the release of harmful levels of hazardous materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/DuPont-fined-for-violations-at-West-Virginia-plant_63444.html
August 27, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries plans to build a world-scale propylene oxide (PO)–tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) plant on the Texas Gulf Coast, with start-up planned for 2019. PO from the plant will support growing demand for polyurethanes, while TBA and derivatives will supply producers of high-octane gasoline, synthetic rubber, and lubricant additives....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/LyondellBasell-plans-world-scale-PO-TBA-plant-for-US-Gulf-Coast_63368.html
August 27, 2014
The US subsidiary of Helm (Hamburg) will market and distribute in the United States and Canada half of the titanium dioxide produced at Argex Titanium’s planned 50,000-m.t./year production facility to be located at Salaberry-de-Valleyfied, PQ, the companies said on 26 August....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Helm-to-distribute-titanium-dioxide-from-Argexs-planned-facility-in-Quebec_63414.html
August 27, 2014
Loveland Products, a subsidiary of Agrium, has acquired a controlling interest in Agricen (Frisco,TX), an agricultural biotechnology firm, the company said on Tuesday. Agricen produces...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Agrium-acquires-agricultural-biotech-firm-Agricen_63409.html
August 27, 2014
DSM's nutritional products business says that it will invest at least $30 million to upgrade and expand its omega-3 production facility at Mulgrave, NS. This figure will build on its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/DSM-invests-$30-million-to-expand-nutritional-products-facility-in-Canada_63408.html
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