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January 8, 2014
Koppers, a producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products, says it has signed an agreement to acquire the railroad crosstie treating business and related manufacturing facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Koppers-acquires-railroad-crosstie-business-in-Canada_57803.html
January 2, 2014
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America was roughly flat year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 28 December 2013, at 36,197 cars, according to the Association of American...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-sector-rail-traffic-flat-YOY-for-last-week_57728.html
January 2, 2014
Chemtura and KIK Custom Products (Toronto), a maker of branded consumer and industrial products, have closed the sale of Chemtura’s pool chemicals business to KIK, which was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemtura-closes-pool-chemicals-divestiture_57715.html
December 23, 2013
Nova Chemicals has pushed back plans for a new Advanced Sclairtech (AST) polyethylene facility because of the increasing uncertainty surrounding project resources in North America, says Chris Bezaire, senior vp/polyethylene at Nova....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Nova-postponed-PE-project-on-resource-crunch_57619.html
December 19, 2013
Harwick Standard Distribution Corp. (Akron, OH) and Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland), a producer of synthetic rubbers have announced an alliance under which Harwick Standard will distribute...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Synthos-appoints-Harwick-Standard-as-its-synthetic-rubber-distributor-in-the-US-and-Canada_57541.html
December 18, 2013
Nova Chemicals says it will expand its ethylene capacity at its Corunna, ON site by 20% and debottleneck polyethylene at its nearby Moore, ON site. Nova also reaffirmed its interest a second polyethylene (PE) facility based on its Advanced Sclairtech (AST) technology. The projects are part of the company's Nova 2020 growth plan....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Nova-Chemicals-plans-ethylene-PE-expansion-at-Sarnia-sites-evaluating-new-PE-plant_57504.html
December 16, 2013
Sinochem (Beijing) has extended its agreement to buy potash from the North American potash cartel Canpotex by one year, Sinochem said on Friday. Canpotex,  owned by PotashCorp...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Sinochem-extends-potash-supply-contract-with-Canpotex_57411.html
December 12, 2013
Fertilizer producer Acron (Velikii Novgorod, Russia) and its Canadian subsidiary North Atlantic Potash today reported that their joint venture with Rio Tinto Potash Management, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Acron-gives-an-update-on-its-huge-potash-deposit-in-Saskatchewan_57303.html
December 9, 2013
Methes Energies (Las Vegas) has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of OTC Energy Technologies (OTC; Burlington, ON), including all of OTC's technologies and knowhow...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Methes-Energies-acquires-biomass-to-syngas-technology-assets_57201.html
December 5, 2013
Canada Lithium (Toronto) and iodine producer Sirocco Mining (Vancouver) have agreed to merge, the companies announced on 4 December. The merger has already been approved by the respective boards of directors. Shareholders will be asked to vote on the deal in January....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Canada-Lithium-and-Sirocco-Mining-to-merge_57075.html
December 4, 2013
Sulphuric chemicals maker Chemtrade (Toronto) says it has acquired General Chemical (Parsippany, NJ) from private equity firm American Securities (New York) for $860 million. General...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemtrade-acquires-General-Chemical-from-private-equity-firm_57074.html
December 3, 2013
PotashCorp announced today that it is taking the “difficult but necessary” step to reduce its workforce in Canada, the United States, and Trinidad by approximately 18%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/PotashCorp-to-slash-more-than-1000-jobs-close-plants-to-improve-performance_57046.html
November 22, 2013
This Week in CW: The Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association’s (GCPA; Dubai) annual forum kicked off this week in Dubai, with industry coming together to address global...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemical-industry-weekly-news-roundup-22-November_56919.html
November 20, 2013
NACD announced on 19 November, during its annual meeting, that it has named during this quarter the highest number of new members in a decade. The 18 new members and affiliates bring...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/NACD-names-18-new-members-affiliates_56795.html
November 19, 2013
DSM and JLL Partners (New York), a middle-market private equity firm, will create a new company, which will be a leading, global contract development and manufacturing organization...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/DSM-and-JLL-form-$2-billion-pharma-services-firm-by-merging-DSM-Pharmaceutical-Products-with-Patheon_56770.html
November 18, 2013
NACD kicked off its annual meeting in Marco Island, FL today—bringing together over 600 attendees to discuss industry issues and celebrate a successful year. Regulatory issues...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/NACD-signs-MOU-with-CACD-discusses-working-with-Central-America_56769.html
November 7, 2013
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 5.9% year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 2 November, to 42,050 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-sector-rail-traffic-rises-5-9-percent_56548.html
November 6, 2013
Agrium today announced third-quarter results, with net income dropping 41% year-over-year (YOY), to $76 million. Earnings per share of 52 cts/share fell below analyst estimates of 57...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Agrium-reports-earnings-drop-sales-up-on-strong-retail_56485.html
October 31, 2013
Methanex (Vancouver) has reported net income for the third quarter of $87 million, up from a loss of $3 million in the year-ago quarter and a 61% increase over the second quarter’s $54 million. Earnings per share of $1.22 beat the analysts’ consensus of $1.04....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Methanex-net-income-up-61-percent-over-second-quarter-on-rising-prices_56362.html
October 31, 2013
Agrium this afternoon announced that its nitrogen plant at Redwater, AB was shut down on 15 October due to a failed waste heat boiler and will undergo repairs until 20 November. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Agrium-shuts-down-nitrogen-plant-for-repairs_56368.html
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