New Features information at Chemicals Technology New and updated information from Features listed on www.chemicals-technology.com http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ en-us http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ New Features information at Chemicals Technology http://www.chemicals-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif September's top stories: BASF's plant in China, Wacker facility in South Korea http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-chemicals-5941211/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-chemicals-5941211/ BASF revealed plans to construct a speciality amines plant in China, Wacker unveiled its intention to build new production facilities in South Korean plant, Linde won €1bn contract extension from Total in Germany. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up ke… Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: Tronox sells Alkali Chemicals, Sadara starts Jubail plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-chemicals-5914382/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-chemicals-5914382/ Tronox revealed plans to sell Alkali Chemicals business for $1.325bn, Sadara Chemical Company commissioned the last of its 26 units at Saudi petrochemicals complex, Fluor secured EPCM contract from Petronas. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up key head… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT July's top stories: AkzoNobel & Itaconix to develop bio-polymers, KBR to revamp Russian plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejuly-2017-top-news-stories-chemical-5891252/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejuly-2017-top-news-stories-chemical-5891252/ AkzoNobel signed joint development agreement with Itaconix, KBR won contract for Dorogobuzh’s ammonia plant in Russia, and Lanxess to combine RAB and CAB units. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up key headlines from July, 2017. Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: Dow-DuPont merger gets approval, Linde & Praxair to combine business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-dow-and-dupont-merger-receive-us-doj-approval-linde-and-praxair-agree-to-combine-business-5859755/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-dow-and-dupont-merger-receive-us-doj-approval-linde-and-praxair-agree-to-combine-business-5859755/ Dow and DuPont merger receive US DOJ approval, Linde and Praxair agree to combine business. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from June 2017. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT May's top stories: Clariant and Huntsman merge, JHICC contracts Air Products http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremays-top-stories-clariant-and-huntsman-merges-jhicc-contracts-air-products-5825999/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremays-top-stories-clariant-and-huntsman-merges-jhicc-contracts-air-products-5825999/ Clariant and Huntsman merged, JHICC selected Air Products for new memory fab in South China. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from May 2017. Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: Lanxess buys Chemtura, Houghton and Quaker Chemical merge http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-lanxess-acquires-chemtura-for-24bn-houghton-international-merge-with-quaker-chemical-5799670/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-lanxess-acquires-chemtura-for-24bn-houghton-international-merge-with-quaker-chemical-5799670/ Lanxess acquired Chemtura for €2.4bn, Houghton International to merge with Quaker Chemical. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from April 2017. Tue, 02 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: Oxea starts building propanol unit, LabNetwork-Elsevier team-up http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-oxea-begins-construction-of-propanol-unit-labnetwork-collaborates-with-elsevier-5779786/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-oxea-begins-construction-of-propanol-unit-labnetwork-collaborates-with-elsevier-5779786/ Oxea began construction of propanol unit in Texas, and WuXi AppTec’s chemistry ecommerce platform LabNetwork collaborated with Elsevier. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up key headlines from March 2017. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT February's top stories: Tronox to buy Cristal's TiO2, Air Products to fit gas liquefier http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-tronox-to-acquire-cristals-tio2-business-air-products-to-install-gas-liquefier-5758356/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-tronox-to-acquire-cristals-tio2-business-air-products-to-install-gas-liquefier-5758356/ Tronox agreed to acquire Cristal’s titanium dioxide (TiO2) business for $1.673bn, and Air Products revealed plans to install a new liquefier at its US air separation plant in Middletown, Ohio. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from … Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT January’s top stories: NOVA Chemicals' LLDPE reactor, Huntsman sells unit http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-nova-chemicals-new-world-scale-linear-low-density-polyethylene-gas-phase-reactor-at-its-alberta-site-and-huntsman-completed-the-sale-of-its-european-surfactants-business-5731796/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-nova-chemicals-new-world-scale-linear-low-density-polyethylene-gas-phase-reactor-at-its-alberta-site-and-huntsman-completed-the-sale-of-its-european-surfactants-business-5731796/ NOVA Chemicals' linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) gas phase reactor started operations at its Joffre site in Alberta, and Huntsman Corporation completed the sale of its European surfactants business to Innospec for $225m. Chemicals-technology.c… Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Chemicals Technology stories http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-chemicals-technology-stories-5705758/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-chemicals-technology-stories-5705758/ Bostik expanded production capacities of its cementitious product at its Seremban plant in Malaysia, and PPG Industries announced an increase in the production of precipitated silica at its plant in Louisiana, US. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up th… Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT November’s top stories: Evonik to buy technology package, Nigeria's $340m ethanol plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-evonik-to-buy-technology-package-nigerias-340m-ethanol-plant-5688012/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-evonik-to-buy-technology-package-nigerias-340m-ethanol-plant-5688012/ Evonik Industries to purchase a technology package from French industrial biochemistry company Metex Explorer, and a UK-based consortium and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to provide $340m to help build a new ethanol plant. Chemicals-technol… Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT 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 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 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 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 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 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 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