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June 3, 2014
Marubeni is interested in taking over a potash project at Rio Colorado, Argentina that was previously being developed by Vale (Rio de Janeiro), according to a report from Argentine...
June 2, 2014
Argentina will exempt local biodiesel production from a 41% consumption tax, following a vote in the Argentine congress late last week. The exemption is valid until 31 December 2015...
May 29, 2014
Brazil plans to increase the amount of biodiesel blended into diesel starting in July. President Dilma Rousseff signed on the provisional increases earlier this week, according to the...
May 29, 2014
Solazyme (South San Francisco), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, says that its previously announced joint venture with Bunge has produced its first commercially saleable...
May 23, 2014
ExxonMobil, jointly with Gas y Petróleo del Neuquén (Ciudad de Neuquén, Argentina), have discovered oil and gas in an unconventional shale well in Neuquén...
May 23, 2014
Bolivian president Evo Morales has announced plans for a $1.8-billion petrochemical plant in the department of Tarija in southern Bolivia. The area has the largest proven natural gas...
May 21, 2014
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) posted first-quarter net income of $81 million, down 46.5% year-on-year (YOY), as sales volumes from most business lines...
May 19, 2014
Abbott Laboratories said on Friday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Latin American pharmaceutical company CFR Pharmaceuticals (Santiago), more than doubling the...
May 15, 2014
Oxiteno, the chemicals business of Ultrapar (São Paulo), has posted Ebitda for the first quarter of 109 million reais ($49.2 million), up 35% year-on-year (YOY) mainly because...
May 9, 2014
Kemira said today that it has been selected as a supplier of sodium chlorate to Klabin's (Rio de Janeiro) new 1.5-million m.t./year pulp mill in Paraná, Brazil. The product is...
May 9, 2014
AkzoNobel's Imperatriz Chemical Island at Imperatriz, Brazil, has become operational and started supplying the Suzano Maranhão pulp mill, in the northern part of the country...
May 9, 2014
DAK Americas Argentina (Zarate) has acquired CabelmaPET, a recycler of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles into food-grade recycled raw materials. The deal is subject to post-closing review by Argentina’s antitrust authorities....
May 8, 2014
Braskem's quarter-one net profit grew 70% year-on-year (YOY), to 396 million reais ($177.5 million), partly resulting from the sale of the water treatment unit at the Triunfo, Brazil...
May 7, 2014
Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP; Santiago) will close its steam cracker at Hualpén, Chile, and a Dow Chemical subsidiary in the country will shutter its low-density...
May 7, 2014
Toyo Engineering in cooperation with SOG - Oleo e Gás, a leading engineering company in Brazil, has been awarded a contract from Petrobras to build a new ammonia plant, UFN-5...
May 6, 2014
PolyOne says it has appointed Uniflon Performance Additives (São Paulo) as distributor of its colorant chromatics high-temperature polymer formulation and colorant solutions in...
May 6, 2014
H.B. Fuller says it has opened a $10-million manufacturing facility at Rionegro, Colombia, about 36 kilometers east of Medellin, in order to support the expansion of the...
May 2, 2014
BASF today reported a 2% rise in first quarter net income to €1.48 billion ($2.05 billion) on 1.1% lower sales of €19.5 billion. Earnings before interest and tax (Ebit)...
May 1, 2014
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has joined forces with a number of other parties to form the Brazilian Industrial Biotechnology Association (ABBI). The new trade association brings...
May 1, 2014
Vale (Rio de Janeiro) says that first-quarter net revenue from the company's fertilizer business amounted to $533 million, down 26% from $721 million one year earlier. The company did...
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