Chemicals Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.chemicals-technology.com web site http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ en-us http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ Chemicals Technology-Updates http://www.chemicals-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif KBR secures design and license services deal from Togliattiazot for its ammonia plants http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newskbr-secures-design-and-license-services-deal-from-togliattiazot-for-its-ammonia-plants-4585864 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newskbr-secures-design-and-license-services-deal-from-togliattiazot-for-its-ammonia-plants-4585864 Texas-based KBR has secured a contract to revamp OJSC Togliattiazot’s (ToAZ) seven ammonia plants in Togliatti, Samara region, Russia. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Evonik starts basic engineering work for new precipitated silica production plant in US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-starts-basic-engineering-work-for-new-precipitated-silica-production-plant-in-us-4586671 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-starts-basic-engineering-work-for-new-precipitated-silica-production-plant-in-us-4586671 Evonik Industries has commenced basic engineering for a new precipitated silica production facility in the South East of the US. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cavendish Agri Services plans to build new fertiliser storage facility in Canada http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newscavendish-agri-services-plans-to-build-new-fertiliser-storage-facility-in-canada-4586588 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newscavendish-agri-services-plans-to-build-new-fertiliser-storage-facility-in-canada-4586588 Canadian company Cavendish Agri Services is reportedly planning to construct a new fertiliser storage facility in New Annan, Prince Edward Island. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Indian institute develops nano-catalysts for chemical industry http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsindian-institute-develops-nano-catalysts-for-chemical-industry-4585486 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsindian-institute-develops-nano-catalysts-for-chemical-industry-4585486 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) has developed nano-catalysts using new energy-efficient synthesis procedures. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Carbon Holdings signs petrochemical financing deal with Gulf Capital http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newscarbon-holdings-signs-petrochemical-financing-deal-with-gulf-capital-4585518 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newscarbon-holdings-signs-petrochemical-financing-deal-with-gulf-capital-4585518 Carbon Holdings has signed a $25m debt financing agreement with Gulf Capital, to fund its three petrochemical projects in Ain Al Sokhna, Egypt. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tosoh to promote and sell Chemtura's flame retardant product to Japanese customers http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newstosoh-to-promote-and-sell-chemturas-flame-retardant-product-to-japanese-customers-4585730 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newstosoh-to-promote-and-sell-chemturas-flame-retardant-product-to-japanese-customers-4585730 Chemtura and Tosoh have signed a letter of intent, under which Tosoh will promote and sell Chemtura's Emerald Innovation 1000 flame retardant product to customers in Japan. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT What It Takes to Keep the Sky Blue http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/what-it-takes-to-keep-the-sky-blue/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/what-it-takes-to-keep-the-sky-blue/ 13 % of all newbuildings from 2012 to 2020 will be able to run on LNG, which is equivalent to approximately 1,300 ships in 2020. HEROSE valves set the standard for a safe trip with lowest emission. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:08:00 GMT HEROSE-Cryogenic Valves http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/valves/herose/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/valves/herose/ HEROSE is the leading manufacturer worldwide of valves for cryogenic applications and services. Based on 140 years of experience in the development and manufacture of valves, we strive to provide customers with technical solutions over and above indu… Fri, 22 May 2015 14:24:00 GMT DSM and NHU form JV to produce polyphenylene sulphide plastics compounds in China http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsdsm-nhu-form-jv-produce-polyphenylene-sulphide-plastics-compounds-china-4583654 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsdsm-nhu-form-jv-produce-polyphenylene-sulphide-plastics-compounds-china-4583654 Royal DSM has formed a joint venture (JV) with NHU to manufacture and market polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) based plastics compounds. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Air Liquide commissions carbon di-oxide liquefaction plant in California, US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-liquide-commissions-carbon-di-oxide-liquefaction-plant-in-california-us-4583653 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-liquide-commissions-carbon-di-oxide-liquefaction-plant-in-california-us-4583653 Air Liquide Industrial US has commenced operations at a new carbon dioxide liquefaction facility in Tulare County, California, US. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Borealis and Agrifos to jointly develop ammonia plant in US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsborealis-and-agrifos-to-jointly-develop-ammonia-plant-in-us-4583015 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsborealis-and-agrifos-to-jointly-develop-ammonia-plant-in-us-4583015 Borealis has signed a preliminary agreement with Agrifos Partners to jointly develop an ammonia plant along the Texas Gulf Coast, US. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Williams Partners’ Olefins Production Plant, Louisiana http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/-williams-olefins-production-plant-louisiana/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/-williams-olefins-production-plant-louisiana/ Williams Partners’ expanded olefins plant in Geismar, US, restarted production in February 2015 and is expected to reach full production by end of June. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Meet HEROSE at the ACHEMA 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/valves/herose/pressherose-achema-2015.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/valves/herose/pressherose-achema-2015.html From 15 to 19 June, the Frankfurt exhibition grounds will once again host the ACHEMA - the world's leading exhibition for chemical technology and the processing industry. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:43:00 GMT Cristal Union and Global Bioenergies to build isobutene plant in France http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newscristal-union-and-global-bioenergies-to-build-isobutene-plant-in-france-4582727 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newscristal-union-and-global-bioenergies-to-build-isobutene-plant-in-france-4582727 Cristal Union and Global Bioenergies have formed a joint venture (JV) to build a bio-sourced isobutene production plant in France. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Clean in Place (CIP) http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/clean-in-place-cip/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/clean-in-place-cip/ Modern consumer tastes and corporate retail demands for new flavours, fashions and fads has created a demand for ever-greater quantity of product lines. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT S-Oil selects Daewoo and Daelim to build $4.1bn refinery in South Korea http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newss-oil-selects-daewoo-and-daelim-to-build-41bn-refinery-in-south-korea-4582584 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newss-oil-selects-daewoo-and-daelim-to-build-41bn-refinery-in-south-korea-4582584 South Korean petroleum and refinery company S-Oil has awarded a contract to Daelim Industrial and Daewoo Engineering & Construction, to build a KRW4.5tn ($4.1bn) refinery in Ulsan, southeast of Seoul. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/upm-lappeenranta-biorefinery-biodiesel-biofuels-finland/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/upm-lappeenranta-biorefinery-biodiesel-biofuels-finland/ UPM constructed a biorefinery at its Kaukas mill site in Lappeenranta, Finland, with an investment of €175m ($199m). The site is located about 220km from Helsinki in south-eastern Finland. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Manali Petrochemical to increase polyols manufacturing capacity in India http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmanali-petrochemical-to-increase-polyols-manufacturing-capacity-in-india-4582716 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmanali-petrochemical-to-increase-polyols-manufacturing-capacity-in-india-4582716 India-based Manali Petrochemical is planning to expand its polyols manufacturing capacity to 150,000t, with an investment of Rs1bn ($15.6m). Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Evonik launches functional polymers for nutritional supplements http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-launches-functional-polymers-for-nutritional-supplements-4581717 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-launches-functional-polymers-for-nutritional-supplements-4581717 Evonik has launched a new range of functional polymers, designed for use in nutritional supplements. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sasol expands alumina spheres production capacity in Germany http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssasol-expands-alumina-spheres-production-capacity-in-germany-4581636 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssasol-expands-alumina-spheres-production-capacity-in-germany-4581636 Sasol has completed expansion of its alumina spheres facility in Brunsbüttel, Germany, to meet mounting demand for alumina-based shaped carrier materials. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT