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Borouge ramping up, ponders next phase under 2030 strategy
Borouge (Abu Dhabi), a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has brought onstream all five polyolefin plants, which form part of Borouge 3, Abdulaziz Alhajri, CEO of Borouge, tells CW. He was speaking on the sidelines...

Grace completes first phase of FCC catalysts manufacturing plant in Mideast
W. R. Grace says that it has completed phase one of construction for the previously announced fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts manufacturing facility in the Mideast. The $150-million facility, which is a joint venture with Al Dahra Agriculture, is in...

GPCA appoints Adnoc's director of petrochemicals as new chairman
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA; Dubai) today announced the appointment of Rashed Saud Al Shamsi as new chairman. Al Shamsi, vice chairman of GPCA since 2012, succeeds Mohamed Al Mady, who was recently appointed as the chairman of the...

Sika opens mortar and concrete admixture plants in Dubai and on Réunion Island
Sika said today that it has opened a new mortar manufacturing facility in Dubai and a concrete admixture plant on Réunion Island, a French overseas region. Paul Schuler, Sika manager/Europe Mideast, and Africa (EMEA), says, “The new facilities...

GCC petrochemical industry moving toward innovative strategies, GPCA survey finds
Nearly 80% of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region’s major petrochemical and chemical producers have made innovation strategy a key business priority, indicating that the advancing, improving, and modernizing the sector are top priorities, a new...

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