New Article information at Chemicals Technology New and updated information from Article listed on www.chemicals-technology.com http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ en-us http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ New Article information at Chemicals Technology http://www.chemicals-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif October’s top stories: Clariant's polypropylene catalyst plant, Celanese to buy SO.F.TER Group http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-clariants-polypropylene-catalyst-plant-celanese-to-buy-softer-group-5670842/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-clariants-polypropylene-catalyst-plant-celanese-to-buy-softer-group-5670842/ Clariant has opened its new polypropylene catalyst production facility, Celanese Corporation to acquire Italy-based SO.F.TER Group. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from October, 2016. Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Incitec Pivot's Ammonia Plant, Louisiana http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/-incitec-pivot-ammonia-plant-louisiana/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/-incitec-pivot-ammonia-plant-louisiana/ Incitec Pivot, through its subsidiary Dyno Nobel, constructed its seventh ammonia plant at Cornerstone's Fortier Manufacturing Complex in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, US. Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT September's top stories: Fluor finishes BASF works, Lanxess to buy Chemtura http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureseptembers-top-stories-fluor-completes-mechanical-works-at-citral-facility-for-basf-petronas-chemicals-lanxess-signs-agreement-to-acquire-chemtura-5027379/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureseptembers-top-stories-fluor-completes-mechanical-works-at-citral-facility-for-basf-petronas-chemicals-lanxess-signs-agreement-to-acquire-chemtura-5027379/ Fluor completed all mechanical and associated infrastructure works for BASF PETRONAS Chemicals in Kuantan, Malaysia; Lanxess signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a provider of flame-retardant and lubricant additives… Thu, 06 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Lanxess Butyl Rubber Facility http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/lanxessbutylrubber/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/lanxessbutylrubber/ On 18 January 2010, Germany-based speciality chemicals group LANXESS announced plans of constructing a butyl rubber plant on Jurong Island in Singapore. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tatarstan Fertiliser Complex, Volga Federal District http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/tatarstan-fertiliser-complex-russia/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/tatarstan-fertiliser-complex-russia/ Located approximately 1,000km east of Moscow, Russia, the Tatarstan fertiliser complex is the biggest project of its kind in Russia over the past 20 years. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: AkzoNobel's coatings plant, Enerkem's Edmonton facility http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-akzonobel-building-powder-coatings-plant-in-mumbai-enerkems-edmonton-facility-gets-iscc-certification-4998708/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-akzonobel-building-powder-coatings-plant-in-mumbai-enerkems-edmonton-facility-gets-iscc-certification-4998708/ AkzoNobel started construction of its new powder coatings plant in Mumbai, India; Enerkem gained certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) for its Enerkem Alberta Biofuels facility in Edmonton. Chemicals-tec… Thu, 08 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Invista’s Integrated Nylon 6,6 Polymer Facility, Shanghai http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/invistas-integrated-nylon-66-polymer-facility-shanghai/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/invistas-integrated-nylon-66-polymer-facility-shanghai/ Invista broke ground for the construction of a new hexamethylene diamine (HMD) plant and a nylon 6,6 polymer plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in China, in March 2014. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Braskem-Idesa Integrated Polyethylene Production Plant, Veracruz http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/braskem-idesa-integrated-polyethylene-production/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/braskem-idesa-integrated-polyethylene-production/ Braskem-Idesa built a new integrated polyethylene production complex in Mexico. The project, named Ethylene XXI, is the largest private petrochemical facility in Mexico. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Indorama Eleme's Fertiliser Plant, Port Harcourt http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/indorama-eleme-fertiliser-plant-port-harcourt-nigeria/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/indorama-eleme-fertiliser-plant-port-harcourt-nigeria/ Indonesia-based Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (IEFCL) constructed new fertiliser and methanol plants in Nigeria. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT July's top stories: Emery Oleochemicals expands operations, Grace BASF polyolefin catalysts business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-emery-oleochemicals-expands-operations-in-ohio-grace-buys-basf-polyolefin-catalysts-business-4971963/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-emery-oleochemicals-expands-operations-in-ohio-grace-buys-basf-polyolefin-catalysts-business-4971963/ Emery Oleochemicals has expanded its technical development centre (TDC) in Cincinnati, Ohio. WR Grace has completed the acquisition of BASF's Polyolefin Catalysts business for an undisclosed amount. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key headlines… Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Yuhuang Chemical's Methanol Manufacturing Complex, Louisiana http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/yuhuang-chemicals-methanol-manufacturing-complex-louisiana/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/yuhuang-chemicals-methanol-manufacturing-complex-louisiana/ Yuhuang Chemical, a subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical, has proposed to construct a world-scale methanol manufacturing complex along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish, Louisiana, with an investment of $1.85bn. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT SaBuCo Butanol Plant, Jubail http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sabuco-butanol-plant-jubail/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sabuco-butanol-plant-jubail/ Saudi Butanol Company (SaBuCo), a joint venture (JV) between three Saudi petrochemical companies namely Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (Saudi Kayan) and Saudi Acrylic Acid Company (SAAC), constructed a butanol pla… Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: Shell to build in Pennsylvania, Albemarle-BASF $3.2bn deal http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejune-top-stories-shell-build-new-petrochemicals-complex-pennsylvania-albemarle-global-surface-treatment-business-basf-4942103/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejune-top-stories-shell-build-new-petrochemicals-complex-pennsylvania-albemarle-global-surface-treatment-business-basf-4942103/ Shell Chemical Appalachia revealed plans to build a new petrochemical complex near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, while Albemarle signed an agreement to sell its Chemetall surface treatment business to BASF for $3.2bn. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-u… Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT May's top stories: Bostik expands Seremban capacities, Air Liquide's buys Airgas http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremas-top-stories-bostik-manufacturing-capacities-seremban-plant-ftc-air-liquides-airgas-4915741/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremas-top-stories-bostik-manufacturing-capacities-seremban-plant-ftc-air-liquides-airgas-4915741/ Bostik expanded production capacities of its cementitious product at its Seremban plant, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) granted clearance for the acquisition of Airgas by Air Liquide. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from Ma… Mon, 06 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: LABIX’s Alkylbenzene output, Yara boosts fertiliser capacity http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureapril-top-stories-labix-starts-linear-alkylbenzene-production-yara-double-fertiliser-plant-capacity-4879852/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureapril-top-stories-labix-starts-linear-alkylbenzene-production-yara-double-fertiliser-plant-capacity-4879852/ LABIX started linear Alkylbenzene production in Thailand, and Yara International is planning to invest $275m to expand its Rio Grande fertiliser plant. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April 2016. Wed, 04 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wacker Chemie Polysilicon Plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/wackerchemiepolysili/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/wackerchemiepolysili/ German chemicals manufacturer Wacker Chemie built a new polysilicon plant in the state of Tennessee, US. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sadara Chemicals Complex, Al Sharqiya http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sadara-complex/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sadara-complex/ Sadara Chemical Company is developing one of the world's largest chemicals complexes in Jubail Industrial City in Al Sharqiya, Saudi Arabia. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: BASF starts construction of HR-PIB plant, Kemira’s production line http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-basf-starts-construction-hr-pib-plant-kemiras-production-line-4855643/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-basf-starts-construction-hr-pib-plant-kemiras-production-line-4855643/ BASF and Petronas Chemicals Group started constructing a highly reactive polyisobutene (HR-PIB) production plant in Kuantan, Malaysia, and Kemira unveiled plans to build a new sodium chlorate production line and cell-room at its facility at Joutseno.… Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT LAAC Ethane Cracker, Lake Charles, Louisiana http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/laac-ethane-cracker-lake-charles-louisiana/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/laac-ethane-cracker-lake-charles-louisiana/ The LAAC joint venture (JV) between Axiall and Lotte Chemical is investing approximately $3bn for the construction of an ethane cracker facility and a monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant, to be located adjacent to Axiall's existing facilities in Lake Cha… Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT February’s top stories: Topsoe Iran methanol project, Anellotech catalytic process patent http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-topsoe-secures-methanol-project-in-iran-anellotech-obtains-patent-for-catalytic-process-4830103/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-topsoe-secures-methanol-project-in-iran-anellotech-obtains-patent-for-catalytic-process-4830103/ 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 February 2016. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT