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November 17, 2011
Cirihal: Cost and environmental benefits. Dow Chemical’s recently announced joint venture with Mitsui & Co. (Tokyo) to revive Dow’s plans for a world-scale biopolymers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Dow-Stakes-Claim-on-Brazil-Biopolymers_38667.html
November 11, 2011
Final financing packages for Mexico's Ethylene XXI have been submitted and approvals are expected to be complete by early next year, says José Luis Uriegas, president and CEO of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Ethylene-XXI-Financing-Approvals-Expected-by-Early-2012_39004.html
November 11, 2011
The rise in value of the Brazilian real is hurting competitiveness, including the Brazilian chemical sector which has the nation’s largest commodity deficit, an estimated $25...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Strong-Currency-Challenges-Brazilian-Chemical-Producers_38919.html
November 10, 2011
Leading Chemical makers continue to save costs through resource-efficiency programs, but they are also focusing increasingly on the development of sustainability-advantaged products. A new trend is also emerging, in which companies and their industry customers are not just targeting lower emissions but zero emissions....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Firms-Shift-Sustainability-Efforts-Toward-Profit-Optimization_38958.html
November 9, 2011
Dow Chemical and Mitsui & Co. have secured all necessary governmental regulatory approvals and completed the formation of the previously announced 50-50 joint venture in Brazil for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Dow-and-Mitsui-and-Co-Complete-Formation-of-JV-in-Brazil_38937.html
November 7, 2011
Braskem officials say their Latin America plans remain focused on its 65-35 jv with Grupo Idesa (Mexico City), which is advancing development of its 1-million m.t./year complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Ethylene-XXI-Project-Leads-Braskems-Plans-for-Latin-America-Growth_38892.html
November 7, 2011
Brazil´s plastics converters are working to resolve several challenges in an attempt to take advantage of the country´s enormous growth potential, says Jose Ricardo Roriz...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Sector-Fragmentation-High-Costs-Challenge-Brazilian-Resin-Converters_38893.html
November 3, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) posted a net loss of $44 million it its third fiscal quarter ended September, 30, compared with a loss of $62 million in the same...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-Narrows-Third-Quarter-Loss-Secures-Project-Funding-from-Brazil_38755.html
October 31, 2011
Emerging markets are experiencing a reversal of fortune as growth slows in developed regions and investors increasingly rely on areas with lower-cost raw materials and rapid population growth. Since 2008 some projects have been cancelled, revised, or scaled back, but plans for at least one world-scale cracker are advancing. In Brazil, the rush to invest in sugar-derived ethanol has continued unabated....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Latin-America-Profiting-from-the-Upturn_38666.html
October 26, 2011
EBX Group (Rio de Janeiro) and Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo) have announced plans to develop an integrated nitrogen-based fertilizer complex in Brazil. The complex would...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Orascom-Eyes-Nitrogen-Fertilizer-JV-in-Brazil_38576.html
October 20, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has signed an agreement with Brazilian ethanol producer ETH Bioenergia (São Paulo) to form a joint venture for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/ETH-Amyris-Plan-Renewable-Farnesene-Joint-Venture_38433.html
October 14, 2011
This Week on CW:   The French National Assembly has voted to ban bisephenol A (BPA) in food packaging by 2014. The French Senate has not taken up the bill, which would make France...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Oct-14_38357.html
October 13, 2011
Brazilian biofuels and biochemicals company GraalBio Investimentos S.A. and Chemtex Italia (Chemtex; Tortona, Italy) say they will develop and construct an industrial-scale cellulosic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/GraalBio-and-Chemtex-Plan-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Plant-in-Brazil_38266.html
October 12, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals says its Mitsui Chemicals Agro (Tokyo) subsidiary has entered into a share purchase agreement with Agroinvest Kayatani Administração, Empreendimentos e...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Mitsui-Chemicals-Acquires-Stake-in-Brazilian-Agchem-Company_38179.html
October 11, 2011
Lanxess says it plans to invest €30 million ($40 million) to boost production in Brazil, including construction of two plants at the company’s site at Porto Feliz. One of the plants will produce the company’s nylon and polybutylene terephthalate engineering plastics.The second plant will produce rubber additives and curing bladders....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Lanxess-Plans-&euro30-Million-Brazil-Investment_38059.html
October 11, 2011
BASF has announced capacity for two new superabsorbent polymers (SAP) plants, one in Brazil and the other in China. Both plants will have a capacity of 60,000 m.t./year. The Brazil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/BASF-Announces-New-SAP-Capacity_38228.html
September 21, 2011
Lanxess plans to commercially produce ethylene-propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) from bio-based ethylene by the end of the year. Lanxess plans to use ethylene supplied derived purely from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Lanxess-to-Produce-Bio-Based-EPDM-By-Year-End_37710.html
September 19, 2011
Technip says that, within the framework of a cooperation partnership with Haldor Topsoe, it has been awarded a contract to provide basic and front-end engineering services for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Technip-Awarded-Contract-for-Fertilizer-Project-in-Brazil_37666.html
September 14, 2011
BP says it will increase its share in Brazilian biofuel company Tropical BioEnergia to 100% by acquiring the remaining 50% of the company from its current joint venture partners for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/BP-Expands-Biofuel-Business-with-Two-Acquisitions_37599.html
September 6, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Omnova lowered its full-year earnings outlook to 40-44 cts/share from 60 cts/share. The company attributed the move to "a deceleration in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Aug-29-Sept-2_37412.html
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