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February’s top stories: Topsoe Iran methanol project, Anellotech catalytic process patent 07 March, 2016 Mosaic to cut down phosphate production, Asahi Kasei launches Mexican subsidiary, Perstorp to invest in India's pentaerythritol plant. Chemicals Technology wraps up the key headlines from... > read more

September's top stories: Formosa $9.4bn project, €2.75bn synthetic rubber pact 01 October, 2015 German chemical group Lanxess has partnered with Saudi Aramco to create a €2.75bn synthetic rubber joint-venture. Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical is planning to build a $9.4bn...

August's top stories: Royal DSM's 1,000 job cuts, CF Industries’ $8bn OCI deal 04 September, 2015 Royal DSM is planning to cut between 900 and 1,100 full-time jobs, CF Industries agreed to buy part of OCI in a deal valued at $8bn, two major explosions at a chemicals warehouse in China...

July’s top stories: CF Industries-OCI possible merger, BASF pigments unit separation 05 August, 2015 CF Industries in advanced talks to merge with Amsterdam-listed chemical company OCI, Platform Specialty Products makes $2.3bn offer to acquire UK-listed Alent, BASF to separate its...

June’s top stories: PotashCorp’s €7bn takeover proposal, Mexichem $800m investment 03 July, 2015 PotashCorp has made a €7bn takeover proposal to German potash producer K+S, BASF has selected Fluor as global engineering partner for future chemical projects, and Mexichem is planning...

May’s top stories: Dow 3% workforce cut, $45bn offer for Syngenta 05 June, 2015 Dow Chemical plans to cut its workforce by 1,500 worldwide to streamline operations, Energy Recovery to build €3.7bn green ammonia plant in Belgium and Syngenta rejected a $45bn acquisition...

April’s top stories: Shintech’s $1.4bn ethylene project, crystals breakthrough 04 May, 2015 Shintech plans to build $1.4bn ethylene production plant in Louisiana, US, Lancaster University chemists achieved breakthrough to study formation of crystals, and Showa Denko finalises deal to...

March’s top stories: Dow Chemical’s $5bn deal, Lanxess's rubber restructuring 06 April, 2015 Dow Chemical announced plans to separate and merge chlor-alkali assets with Olin in $5bn deal, Lanxess planned restructuring its rubber production activities, and Evonik Industries was...

January’s top stories: Shell $11bn deal with Iraq, DuPont and Chenguang form JV 04 February, 2015 Shell signs $11bn deal with Iraq Government to build a petrochemicals complex, University of Delaware researchers develop a new chemical detector device, and DuPont and Chenguang form...

2014: The year's biggest Chemicals Technology stories 05 January, 2015 PTT and Saudi Aramco partnered for a $22bn refinery and petrochemical complex in Vietnam, US scientists found a new way of predicting chemical reactions through vibrations in chemical bonds,...

October's top stories: Grangemouth jobs saved, Nobel Prize winners 01 November, 2013 Ineos said the Grangemouth petrochemical facility will stay open, saving hundreds of jobs, AkzoNobel will restructure its decorative paints business and Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and...

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