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Israel Chemicals to list on New York Stock Exchange

1:15 PM MDT | September 15, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv), a producer of fertilizers and specialty chemicals, on Friday announced the commencement of its international initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). ICL has set a nominal fundraising target of...

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes advance with biobased acrylic acid manufacture

9:49 AM MDT | September 15, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Cargill and Novozymes today announced a new milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. They have demonstrated the conversion of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) to glacial acrylic acid and...


West Bengal government sells stake in Haldia Petrochemicals to the Chatterjee Group

Advanced Petrochemical and SK Gas form joint venture for PDH plant

Lupin to manufacture Merck Serono drugs under $1.5 billion deal?

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Seattle Genetics and Genmab enter into antibody-drug conjugate collaboration

5:57 AM MDT | September 15, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Biotechnology companies Seattle Genetics (Bothell, WA) and Genmab (Copenhagen) say that they have entered into an additional antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) collaboration. Genmab, under the new agreement, will pay an upfront fee of $11 million for exclusive...

Europe

BASF to increase solvent extractants production capacity in Ireland

3:18 AM MDT | September 12, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says it will expand the manufacturing plant for its LIX product range of solvent extractants at its site at Cork, Ireland. An investment is under way, with production scheduled by the end of the first quarter of 2015. The LIX product range of solvent...

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Pembina (Calgary, AB) has chosen Portland, OR, as the site for a $500-million, 30,000-bbl/day propane export facility. The company has also agreed to acquire the Vantage pipeline system and Mistral Midstream’s share of the Saskatchewan Ethane Extraction Plant (SEEP) for a total of $650 million. Pembina expects to bring the so-called West Coast Terminal online in early 2018...

Asia/Pacific

Sabic and Chinese Academy of Sciences sign research agreement

12:09 AM MDT | September 15, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Sabic and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS; Beijing), a public research and education institution in China, have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to further research, intellectual exchange, and talent development. The five-year agreement, with a...

Mideast/Africa

KBR awarded contract to revamp two ammonia plants in Algeria

11:08 AM MDT | September 10, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

KBR said today that it has been awarded a contract by the Algerian fertilizer producer Fertial to provide licensing and engineering design services to revamp Fertial’s ammonia plants located at Annaba and Arzew, Algeria. KBR will supply its proprietary...

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CW turns 100

9:21 AM MDT | September 12, 2014 | —Robert Westervelt and Lyn Tattum

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