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February 5, 2014
Solvay's subsidiary Rhodia, and Premiere Fibers Inc. (Ansonville, NC), have agreed jointly to launch a nylon-based "smart yarn" that reduces the appearance of cellulite and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Solvay-enters-agreement-to-produce-smart-nylon-based-yarn_58562.html
January 30, 2014
Methanex (Vancouver) reports net income for the fourth quarter of $128 million, up from a loss of $140 million. Earnings per share of $1.72 easily beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.57. Sales increased 32% year-on-year (YOY), to $881 million, on increased volumes and higher selling prices. Adjusted net income for the quarter totaled $167 million, up 42% over the third quarter and 174% YOY. Sales volumes increased 6.5% over the third quarter and 12% YOY, to 2.13 million m.t.
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http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Methanex-swings-to-profit-on-high-volumes-increased-prices_58424.html
January 24, 2014
Iogen (Ottawa) says it has developed and patented a method to make drop-in cellulosic biofuels from biogas using existing refinery assets and production operations. The company is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Iogen-patents-process-for-cellulosic-biofuel-from-biogas_58298.html
January 22, 2014
Praxair has completed upgrades to its air separation liquefaction capabilities at Fort Saskatchewan and Prentiss, AB. The company says it has also completed constructing a carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Praxair-completes-Canada-expansions_58178.html
January 21, 2014
Canada Lithium (Toronto) and Sirocco Mining announced a new proposed name for Canada Lithium—RB Energy—upon completion of the merger agreement the two firms announced last...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Canada-Lithium-shareholders-to-vote-on-name-change-after-Sirocco-Mining-merger_58168.html
January 21, 2014
Agrium announced fourth-quarter 2013 earnings projections today, saying operating earnings are expected to be at the bottom of a previously announced range of 80 cts–$1.25/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Agrium-lowers-fourth-quarter-2013-projections-on-weak-wholesale-sales_58152.html
January 17, 2014
Nova Chemicals marked the introduction of ethane from the Marcellus shale region to its Corunna, ON steam cracker with a ceremony held on 16 January. "This is a critical component to our Nova 2020 growth strategy of capitalizing on new feedstock sources to meet our current needs and expanding customer demands,” says CEO Randy Woelfel. Nova began feeding Marcellus ethane to the Corunna cracker in December....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Nova-marks-introduction-of-Marcellus-ethane-to-Corunna-cracker_58038.html
January 16, 2014
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 4.5% year-on-year (YOY) during the week ended 11 January, to 40,175 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-sector-rail-traffic-declines-4-5-percent_58042.html
January 14, 2014
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a Solvay subsidiary, has closed a previously announced investment in Aonix Advanced Materials (Ottawa), acquiring a minority stake in the company, Aonix has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Solvay-closes-investment-in-Canada-composites-firm_57948.html
January 14, 2014
CB&I has announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Chiyoda (Yokohama) to design and build liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities in North America. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/CB-and-I-and-Chiyoda-sign-agreement-covering-North-American-LNG-export-facilities_57944.html
January 14, 2014
Fluor says that its joint venture with JGC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract by Chevron Canada for a proposed Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Fluor-and-JGC-awarded-Chevrons-LNG-contract-in-Canada_57943.html
January 9, 2014
Agrium announced today that it is restructuring its business and integrating the sectors of its Agrium advanced technologies (AAT) unit into the company's wholesale unit. Agrium, as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Agrium-reorganizes-business-to-operate-in-two-segments-considers-divestments_57831.html
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
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