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July 22, 2011
This Week on CW:   Ecolab announced plans to acquire Nalco in an $8.1 billion deal.   Second-quarter earnings came in strong: PPG's income rose 25%, Celanese's income was up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-22_36378.html
July 22, 2011
Braskem will begin sourcing some of its naphtha from post-consumption recycled plastic for use at the company’s complex at Camaçari, in northern Brazil. Novaenergia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-to-Begin-Sourcing-Naphtha-Made-from-Recycled-Plastic_36335.html
July 19, 2011
Dow Chemical and Mitsui & Co. say they have agreed to form a joint venture in Brazil for the production of ethanol and biobased polymers to supply the global high-performance flexible packaging, hygiene, and medical markets. Financial terms were not disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Dow-and-Mitsui-and-Co-to-Form-Ethanol-Based-Polymers-JV-in-Brazil_36241.html
July 13, 2011
White Martins, the Brazilian subsidiary of Praxair, says it has inked a 15-year nitrogen and oxygen supply agreement with Braskem. White Martins will build and operate a 200 tons/day...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-Inks-Gases-Supply-Agreement-for-PVC-Plant_36124.html
June 29, 2011
BASF Crop Protection and Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa; Brasilia), a leading Brazilian agricultural research institute, have signed an agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/BASF-and-Embrapa-Sign-Brazilian-Agchems-Cooperation_35838.html
June 20, 2011
The U.S. Senate has voted to repeal ethanol tax subsidies, reversing course on what has been a long-standing political imperative led by U.S. lawmakers representing farm states. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/U-S-Lawmakers-Vote-to-Repeal-Ethanol-Tax-Subsides_35604.html
June 6, 2011
Cargill says it has opened a food and beverage industry application center at Sao Paulo, Brazil. The R$20 million ($12.6 million) facility includes laboratories dedicated to flavors...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Cargill-Opens-Application-Lab-in-Brazil_35313.html
June 2, 2011
Shell and Cosan say they have launched their previously announced $12-billion ethanol and transportation fuel joint venture in Brazil, creating the country’s third-largest fuel company. The jv, named Raizen, will produce and sell over 2 billion liters of sugarcane-based ethanol and distribute over 20 billion liters of other industrial and transport fuels through Shell-branded stations annually. Raizen is also expected to export ethanol to key markets in coming years, Shell and Cosan say....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Shell-and-Cosan-Launch-Brazilian-Ethanol-Joint-Venture_35248.html
June 2, 2011
Braskem’s chlor-alkali unit at its Maceio facility at Alagoas, Brazil will remain shut following a chlorine leak and subsequent pipeline rupture on May 21 and May 23...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-Chlor-Alkali-Unit-Remains-Offline-Following-Accident_35244.html
May 31, 2011
Invista says it will invest over $100 million to build a spandex fiber plant at its facility in Paulínia, Brazil. The plant is due onstream in late 2012. Capacity was not...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Invista-To-Build-Spandex-Fiber-Plant-in-Brazil_35121.html
May 24, 2011
 Sigma-Aldrich has acquired Vetec Quimica Fina (Xerem, Brazil) to broaden its distribution channel in  Latin America. Vetec provides technical qualification, purification...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Sigma-Aldrich-Buys-Latin-American-Specialty-Chemicals-Firm_35011.html
May 23, 2011
Braskem says it has opened a new office in Singapore, the company’s first office in Asia. The new office will enable Braskem to provide more personal services to its clients in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-Opens-Office-in-Singapore_34979.html
May 12, 2011
Marubeni (Tokyo) says it has entered into a long-term purchase agreement with Braskem for butadiene. This long-term contract is valued at about $550 million, Marubeni says. Braskem is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Marubeni-and-Braskem-Sign-Deal-for-Butadiene_34787.html
May 12, 2011
The Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) agreement, outlined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris), ensures that the results of non-clinical safety tests done on chemicals and chemical products, such as industrial chemicals and pesticides, do not have to be generated for  second time, OECD says....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Brazil-Joins-OECD-Chemical-Data-Program_34798.html
April 12, 2011
Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff has instructed state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) to help stabilize ethanol prices by raising production, a two year project that will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Petrobras-Steps-Up-Ethanol-Production-to-Stem-Soaring-Prices_34067.html
April 8, 2011
This Week on CW: Solvay is acquiring Rhodia for $4.8 billion, ending months of speculation over what the Belgian company will do with its pile of cash. At GPCA Plastics Forum in Dubai...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-April-8_34036.html
April 8, 2011
Braskem says it has begun construction of a new polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at Marechal Deodoro in the state of Alagoas, Brazil. The plant will involve an investment of R$1 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-Invests-$633-Million-to-Build-PVC-Plant-in-Brazil_34012.html
April 1, 2011
Braskem-Idesa, a joint venture between Braskem and Idesa (Mexico City), has awarded a contract  to Technip to build its world scale ethylene plant in Mexico. The project, dubbed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-Idesa-Awards-Mexican-Ethylene-Plant-Contract-to-Technip_33862.html
March 22, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has entered into a deal with Paraíso Bioenergia S.A., a sugar and ethanol firm based in  São Paulo, Brazil, to construct a farnesene fermentation and separation unit unit at  Paraíso’s São Paulo site....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-Signs-Fifth-Manufacturing-Deal_33626.html
March 17, 2011
Braskem reported fourth-quarter 2010 net income of R$356 million ($213.4 million), compared with a loss of R$1.4 billion in the same period of 2009. Fourth-quarter Ebitda rose 37%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Higher-Selling-Prices-Boost-Braskems-Profits_33507.html
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