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June 27, 2013
Researchers from McGill University, (Montreal), The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN; Wako, Japan) and the Institute for Molecular Science (Okazaki, Japan) have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Canadian-and-Japanese-researchers-discover-environmentally-friendly-hydrogenation-process_53177.html
June 24, 2013
The European Union and Canada are negotiating a comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA), says the European Commission. The CETA will cover key issues such as new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/European-Union-Canada-negotiating-free-trade-agreement_53061.html
June 24, 2013
CF Industries says it shut down its Medicine Hat, AB, nitrogen complex on 21 June in advance of flooding along the Saskatchewan River. The site is located is about 200 feet above the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/CF-Industries-temporarily-halts-production-at-Medicine-Hat-facility-in-anticipation-of-flooding_53064.html
June 21, 2013
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 0.1% year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 15 June, to 41,731 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-sector-rail-traffic-declines-0-1-percent_53045.html
June 21, 2013
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company Enerkem (Montreal) says it has closed a C$50 million (US$48 million) financing, which brings total equity investment raised by Enerkem in 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Enerkem-closes-$50-million-funding-round_53010.html
June 19, 2013
Dow Chemical and Union Pacific noted gains in their joint effort to improve rail safety and security, including safer tank car designs and supply chain improvements that have significantly reduced the volume of hazardous chemicals moving via rail. The effort included eight goals that focused on accident prevention and improvements in response planning, railcar design and shipment tracking....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Dow-Union-Pacific-update-rail-safety-efforts-Dow-advances-new-rail-car-designs_52896.html
June 18, 2013
Innovation Metals Corp. (IMC; Toronto) says it has entered into nonbinding letters of intent (LOIs) with three leading rare-earth exploration and development companies, for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Innovation-Metals-signs-3-LOIs-for-rare-earths-project-at-Becancour_52884.html
June 17, 2013
Karnalyte (Okotoks, AB) has engaged BNP Paribas and Natixis (New York) to act as lead arrangers to underwrite a project finance credit facility of up to $300 million to help fund a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Karnalyte-secures-$300-million-credit-facility-to-fund-potash-project_52855.html
June 14, 2013
Yara International (Oslo) is postponing its planned expansion project at Belle Plaine, SK, the company announced today. Yara says it views the Belle Plaine site as an optimal location...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Yara-postpones-Canadian-fertilizer-project-on-cost-and-overcapacity-concerns_52830.html
June 12, 2013
The global estimate of technically recoverable shale gas has increased 10%, to 7,299 trillion cubic feet (tcf) -- 32% of the world’s total estimated natural gas resources of 22,882 tcf....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/EIA-Shale-could-increase-world-natural-gas-reserves-by-47-percent-oil-by-11-percent_52767.html
June 12, 2013
Nova Chemicals has broken ground on a previously announced expansion project at its Joffre, AB, complex, the company announced today. A ground-breaking celebration was held to mark the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Nova-Chemicals-breaks-ground-on-Joffre-PE-expansion-project_52770.html
June 11, 2013
The key theme for Borealis, Borouge, and Nova Chemicals at the K 2013 plastics and rubber trade fair at Düsseldorf later this year will be Open your mind, Borealis said at a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Borealis-Borouge-and-Nova-outline-plans-at-pre-K-event_52712.html
June 10, 2013
Verde Potash (Toronto) announced at its annual meeting on 5 June that it had appointed Leonardo Moertzsohn chairman and Jose Fernando Coura a director. The appointments bring Verde's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Verde-Potash-names-new-chairman_52703.html
June 7, 2013
Methanex is considering Medicine Hat, AB, as one of the sites to expand methanol capacity in North America to supply the fast-growing Asia/Pacific market. The project outlined to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Methanex-mulls-tripling-of-Medicine-Hat-methanol-capacity_52697.html
June 6, 2013
North American chemicals sector rail traffic rose 8.6% year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 1 June, to 41,417 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-sector-rail-traffic-rise-8-6-percent_52658.html
June 3, 2013
CBC Holding Corp. (CBCHC), a joint venture between China BlueChemical (Dongfang) and Benewood Holdings (Hong Kong), has agreed to make an investment of C$31.9 million ($30.9 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/China-JV-buys-stake-in-Canada-potash-company_52513.html
May 23, 2013
Air Liquide has realigned its executive management team in the US, including the recent hire of former Dow Chemical executive Jeff Buckley to lead the company's US industrial gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Air-Liquide-names-Dow-executive-as-head-of-US-industrial-gas-business_52277.html
May 22, 2013
Pacific NorthWest LNG, a joint venture in which Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) holds 90% and Japan Petroleum Exploration (Tokyo) 10%, has awarded lump-sum contracts to 3 separate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Pacific-NorthWest-awards-FEED-contracts-to-3-consortia-for-shale-gas-processing-into-LNG_52221.html
May 21, 2013
Technip says it has been awarded the detailed engineering and procurement services contract for by Nova Chemicals’ previously announced polyethylene (PE) expansion project at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Technip-awarded-Nova-Joffre-PE-expansion_52115.html
May 21, 2013
Financial results from commodity and diversified firms continue to reflect persistent weakness in the global economy, although expanding ethylene margins have helped many stave off...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/First-quarter-profits-pressured-despite-strong-ethylene-margins_52111.html
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