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June 12, 2014
The Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP; Mexico City) and Oxiteno (São Paulo) have signed a three-year technological and commercial partnership that will promote development of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Oxiteno-Mexican-Petroleum-Institute-sign-technical-and-commercial-partnership_61713.html
June 11, 2014
RPM says it has acquired Betumat Quimica (Candeias, Brazil), maker of waterproofing products in Bahia state. Betumat makes asphaltic membrances, cement grouts and modified asphalt...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/RPM-acquires-waterproofing-products-maker-in-Brazil_61700.html
June 11, 2014
TransGas Development Systems (New York) is planning to invest $2.7 billion for the development of a coal-gasification plant for the production of fertilizers in the state of Santa...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/TransGas-invests-$2-7-billion-to-build-coal-gasification-plant-in-Brazil-for-fertilizers_61674.html
June 11, 2014
Braskem (São Paolo) has opened an R&D center at Campinas, Brazil, dedicated to biotechnology or projects involving chemical processes using renewable raw materials, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-opens-lab-for-renewables-R-and-D_61673.html
June 3, 2014
Axalta Coatings Systems announced today that it has named Eduardo Nardinelli president and general manager/Brazil. Nardinelli has a background in the automotive sector, and comes to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Axalta-names-Brazil-president_61522.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Brazil-to-increase-its-biodiesel-blend-from-5-percent-to-7-percent_61380.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Solazyme-Bunge-renewable-oils-plant-begins-commercial-production-in-Brazil_61379.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Bolivia-announces-$1-8-billion-petchems-project-update_61162.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Oxitenos-earnings-up-35-percent-on-weaker-Brazilian-currency-favorable-sales-mix_61083.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Kemira-to-build-sodium-chlorate-plant-in-Brazil-to-supply-Klabins-pulp-mill_60958.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/AkzoNobel-chemical-island-starts-up-in-Brazil-to-supply-pulp-industry_60965.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskems-net-profit-up-70-percent-on-operational-efficiencies-divestments_60903.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Toyo-Engineering-to-build-ammonia-plant-for-Petrobras-in-Brazil_60852.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/PolyOne-appoints-Uniflon-as-distributor-of-colorant-chromatics-solutions-in-Brazil_60814.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-and-partners-launch-Brazilian-industrial-biotech-association_60721.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Vales-fertilizer-sales-down-26-percent_60722.html
April 30, 2014
Yara International (Oslo) has revamped its fertilizer blending unit at Porto Alegre, Brazil, and restarted operations there on 24 April, the company announced. The expansion boosts...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Yara-completes-revamp-of-fertilizer-blending-unit-in-Brazil_60692.html
April 29, 2014
Koch Fertilizer Trading's (Wichita, KS) Uruguayan subsidiary has opened a bonded warehouse in the port of Paranaguá, Brazil, Koch has announced. The facility—built, owned...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Koch-Fertilizer-opens-bonded-warehouse-in-Brazil_60657.html
April 16, 2014
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has resumed production at its industrial fermentation plant at Brotas, Brazil, following a planned maintenance and upgrade period, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-resumes-farnesene-production-in-Brazil-prepares-to-make-patchouli_60324.html
April 15, 2014
Mosaic agreed to acquire Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM) fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350 million. The price assumes the delivery of $150 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Mosaic-acquires-ADMs-fertilizer-distribution-businesses-in-Brazil-and-Paraguay_60315.html
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