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August 20, 2014
Bartek Ingredients (Stony Creek, ON) has announced a large expansion of its capacity for malic and fumaric acid, and its precursor material, maleic anhydride. The company will add 50...
August 18, 2014
Coatings maker Axalta has announced a $10.5-million investment to expand its transportation coatings resins site at Tlalnepantla, Mexico. The expansion will expand the site’s...
August 18, 2014
BHP Billiton (Melbourne) has confirmed that, as part of a plan to simplify its portfolio, it is favoring demerging noncore assets to concentrate on the iron ore, copper, coal, and...
August 12, 2014
Nova Chemicals reports second-quarter profit of $167 million, down 17% year-on-year (YOY) from $201 million, with lower margins in the olefins segments partially offset by higher margins in polyethylene. Sales slipped 5.8%, to $1.29 billion....
August 7, 2014
Agrium reports net earnings of $625 million for the second quarter, down 15% year-over-year (YOY) with earnings per share of $4.34/share surpassing analyst estimates of $4.11/share, as...
August 5, 2014
Dow has lost about 100,000 m.t. of ethylene production from its Fort Saskatchewan, AB, ethane cracker because of an unplanned outage on 22 July, the company says....
July 31, 2014
Methanex reports year-on-year gains in second-quarter sales and income, but production constraints and weak pricing left adjusted earnings, at 94 cts/share, short of the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.01/share compiled by Thomson Reuters....
July 31, 2014
Agrium announced that its potash mine at Vanscoy, Saskatchewan experienced a mechanical failure on its main hoist system. As a result, production has been shut down. Due to the outage...
July 24, 2014
PotashCorp reported its second quarter results today—showing strong segment results, though, overall trailing behind the same quarter 2013. Net income dropped 26% YOY, to $472...
July 24, 2014
ENI (Rome) announced today that its chemicals production subsidiary Versalis (Milan) has signed a cooperation agreement with CB&I under which CB&I will market and provide...
July 9, 2014
Maverick Synfuels (Research Triangle Park, NC), a leader in alternative chemicals and fuels production technology; and Petrostar Petroleum (Nanton, AL), an oil and gas exploration...
July 7, 2014
Renewable chemicals firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) today announced that it has signed a 210,000-m.t./year take-or-pay contract for biobased succinic acid with Vinmar International. ...
July 3, 2014
Biobased succinic acid firm BioAmber Inc. (Minneapolis) says that its Canadian subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc., a joint venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a CDN $7 million...
July 1, 2014
Praxair announced today that it is increasing gas prices in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, effective 15 July. Prices will increase up to 15% for nitrogen, oxygen...
July 1, 2014
PotashCorp says it has begun the recall process at the company's Lanigan, SK, potash mine to reinstate 47 permanent employees. "The recall reflects ongoing tightness in the...
June 27, 2014
Univar filed late Friday for an initial public offering (IPO). The number of shares and price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Proceeds will be used to repay long-term debt, Univar says....
June 27, 2014
GlyEco (Phoenix) has expanded its services into the Canadian market and is now registered to recycle waste glycols from customers in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New...
June 27, 2014
Acron (Velikiy Novgorod, Russia), a producer of fertilizers; and the Rio Tinto group have formed a joint venture to evaluate developing their jointly held potash properties in...
June 24, 2014
BioAmber's (Minneapolis) Canadian subsidiary, a joint venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a C$20-million ($18.6 million) commercial loan from a financial consortium led by...
June 24, 2014
Engineering and construction firms SNC-Lavalin Group (Montreal, Canada) and Kentz Corp (St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands)  have announced an agreement for SNC-Lavalin to buy...
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