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BASF commissions butadiene extraction plant in Belgium
12 September, 2014
Chemical giant BASF has commissioned a new butadiene extraction facility at its Verbund site in Antwerp,...
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Eastman Chemical to buy speciality chemical company Taminco for $1.8bn
Friday, September 12, 2014 Eastman Chemical has agreed to acquire speciality chemical company Taminco in a $2.8bn deal, including its $1bn...

Honeywell UOP’s C4 Oleflex technology selected for isobutylene plant in China
Friday, September 12, 2014 China-based Shandong Shouguang Luqing Petrochemical has selected Honeywell UOP's C4 Oleflex process technology to produce isobutylene, which is used to manufacture high-octane fuel and...

European Commission clears Huntsman-Rockwood deal
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Chemical producer Huntsman's proposed acquisition of Rockwood Holdings' titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment business for $1.2bn has been approved by the European Commission...

Fertial selects KBR for services on ammonia plant expansions in Algeria
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Algerian fertiliser producer Fertial has selected KBR for the licensing and engineering design services to revamp its ammonia facilities in Annaba and Arzew in...

Vietnam breaks ground on $3.2bn Vung Ro petrochemical refinery complex
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Vietnam has broken ground on the $3.2bn Vung Ro oil refinery and petrochemical project in the Dong Hoa district of Phu Yen...

Axalta Coating Systems breaks ground on German waterborne coatings facility
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Liquid and powder coatings supplier Axalta Coating Systems has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in Wuppertal,...

Bayer MaterialScience to boost thermoplastic polyurethane production in India
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Bayer MaterialScience has unveiled plans to add a second thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) production line at its facility in Cuddalore in the state of Tamil Nadu,...

Braskem joins Amyris and Michelin alliance for development of renewable isoprene
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem has teamed up with Amyris and Michelin alliance to develop a new process for the production of renewable...

Aditya Birla Chemicals to buy Jayshree Chemicals’ chlor-alkali unit in India
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Aditya Birla Chemicals (India), a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Group, is set to acquire Jayshree Chemicals’ chlor-alkali division for Rs2.12bn...

FMC to buy Danish company Cheminova for $1.8bn
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 US-based FMC has agreed to acquire Cheminova, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Auriga Industries, in an all-cash deal of...


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Micromeritics to Assist with Training on New UGA Undergraduate Degree
Thursday, September 04, 2014 by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation Micromeritics will be assisting with pharmaceutical material testing technique training for a unique undergraduate programme offered by the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, the...

Star Cruises Selects BlueCielo Project Portal for Document Control, Change Management and Collaboration in New Building Projects
Friday, August 22, 2014 by BlueCielo The BlueCielo solution will streamline document management and control processes; enhance Management of Change (MoC) and support global collaboration between internal and external...

BlueCielo Releases Meridian 2014 Suite
Thursday, August 21, 2014 by BlueCielo BlueCielo has announced the release of BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise 2014, BlueCielo Publisher 2014 and BlueCielo Meridian Explorer...

Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant to the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH Zurich
Friday, August 15, 2014 by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation Micromeritics' Instrument Grant Committee has recently selected its latest grant recipient. A 3Flex Surface Characterization Analyzer has been awarded to the Institute for Chemical...

E2S Warning Signals Creates a Library of Technical Bulletins
Monday, August 04, 2014 by E2S Warning Signals To assist system integrators and specifiers to choose an effective signal for their specific application E2S has launched technical bulletins library offering product information in a concise...

E2S are Exhibiting at ONS 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014 by E2S Warning Signals Independent signalling devices manufacturer E2S will be exhibiting at ONS Stavanger from 25 to 28...

Introducing the CosmoDry System: Innovative Horizontal Paddle Vacuum Dryer
Monday, July 21, 2014 by Italvacuum Maximum ease of cleaning, maintenance and internal inspection: a mix of qualities that make CosmoDry System® the ideal solution even for multi-product...

Powerful warning signals for hazardous areas onshore and offshore
Friday, July 11, 2014 by E2S Warning Signals The BEx explosion / flameproof signals and control devices from E2S offer a comprehensive signalling solution for hazardous areas that are found in many industries including oil and gas...

Bayer CropScience and Köppen Enter Storage Contract
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 by Köppen Bayer CropScience has signed a storage contract for its Dormagen site with Köppen in...

Integrated Dryer-Dust Collector Captures Fine, Waste Clay Particles, Recovers as Saleable Product
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 by The Witte Company A vibrating fluid bed drying system from The Witte Company has enabled specialty chemical company Southern Clay Products to capture fine bentonite clay particles and recover the high-value...


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