Chemicals Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Chemicals Technology-Updates US court asks DuPont to pay $1.6m to a cancer patient in Teflon chemical leak case A US court has awarded $1.6m to a 59 year old Ohio woman, Carla Marie Bartlett, who alleged that DuPont's plant leaked Teflon chemicals into water, which resulted in kidney cancer. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar to receive Nobel Prize in chemistry for 2015 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for their molecular-level experiment showing how cells repair damaged DNA and safeguard the genetic information. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:38:00 GMT Rivertop Renewables and DTI open glucaric acid plant in Danville, US US specialty chemicals company Rivertop Renewables and DTI have jointly opened a glucarate acid production plant at DTI's Danville, Virginia site. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lukoil commissions second refinery catalytic cracker at Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez refinery Russian oil company Lukoil has commissioned a second catalytic cracking complex of vacuum gas oil (CCC-2) at the Lukoil-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez refinery in the Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Superior Plus offers to buy Canexus for $316m Canadian diversified chemicals company Superior Plus has offered to acquire Canexus for $316m. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Praxair opens air separation plant in Jiangsu, China US industrial gas producer Praxair has opened an air separation plant at the Liaoning Oxiranchem facility in Yangzhou Chemical Industrial Park, China. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Two injured in two separate chemical plant fire accidents in US A fire broke out at the Hexicon plant located within Royal Dutch Shell's refining and petrochemical complex in Deer Park, Texas, while another accident in Boulder Scientific company complex left two people injured. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Olin completes acquisition of Dow Chemical’s chlorine business for $5bn European chemical and ammunition manufacturer Olin has completed the previously announced acquisition of large parts of Dow Chemical's chlorine business for $5bn. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sustainable Innovations receives NSF project for commercialisation of H2Pump technology US electrochemical solutions provider Sustainable Innovations has been selected for a project to advance the integration of recently acquired H2Pump technology for purification of hydrogen in the metals industry. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Potash withdraws $8.8bn bid to buy rival K+S Canadian fertiliser producer Potash has withdrawn its proposal to acquire its German rival K+S for around $8.8bn. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Oxea to open propanol plant in Texas in 2017 Chemcial group Oxea has scheduled to open a propanol plant at its facility in Bay City, Texas in 2017. Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Henkel to cut 1,200 jobs in adhesives unit German consumer goods group Henkel has unveiled a plan to cut 1,200 jobs worldwide at its adhesives unit, due to a drop in demand. Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Mosaic reaches $800m settlement with US states over waste cleanup Mosaic Fertilizer, a subsidiary of Mosaic Company will pay more than $800m to federal and state environmental agencies to clean up large volumes of hazardous waste from its Louisiana and Florida manufacturing sites. Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT BioAmber Sarnia Producing High Quality Bio-Succinic Acid at Commercial Scale Company now shipping bio-succinic acid to customers. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:01:00 GMT EuroChem ships first phosphate rock from Kazakhstan mine Swiss agrochemical company EuroChem has completed its first intra-group delivery of ground phosphate rock from its mining operations in Kazakhstan. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Malvern Instruments Establishes New Biopharmaceutical Applications Laboratory in San Diego Malvern Instruments has established a new biopharmaceutical applications laboratory in the heart of San Diego's biotechnology cluster. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:00:00 GMT Barriquand Technologies Thermiques-PLATULAR® - All-Welded Plate Heat Exchangers BaTT is a worldwide leader in heat transfer. With decades of experience BaTT is able to generate innovative solutions for customers among many kinds of industries (chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceut... Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:06:00 GMT Toray acquires 55% stake in Delta Tech to strengthen European prepreg business Japanese chemical group Toray Industries has acquired 55% of the outstanding shares in Italian prepreg manufacturer Delta Tech for an undisclosed amount. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sika opens concrete admixture plants in Nigeria and Ivory Coast Swiss specialty chemical group Sika has opened its first concrete admixture and mortar production plant in Nigeria and Ivory Coast. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:00:00 GMT Natural Emollient Esters from Bio-Based Succinic Acid BioAmber is a next-generation chemicals company, with a portfolio of renewable chemicals; a C4 Platform, based on bio-based succinic acid and its derivatives, and a C6 Platform, which includes bio-based adipic acid and other bio-based C6 chemicals. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:00:00 GMT