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Fluor and Technip JV secures EPCM contract for Petronas' RAPID project in Malaysia
24 October, 2014
PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical has selected a joint venture of Technip and Fluor to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its Refinery...
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Private equity firms look to buy Bayer’s €10bn MaterialScience unit
Friday, October 24, 2014 A number of private equity firms are reportedly looking to buy Bayer's MaterialScience unit, which is valued at...

Westlake Chemical to expand ethylene production in Louisiana, US with $330m investment
Friday, October 24, 2014 Westlake Chemical has announced plans to increase the ethylene production capacity at its facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US with an investment of...

European Commission blocks Honeywell-DuPont car-coolant chemical JV
Thursday, October 23, 2014 The European Commission (EC) has objected to Honeywell International's proposed joint venture with DuPont for a car-coolant chemical, saying it could lead to an anti-competitive...

Nuplex Industries to divest distribution and plastic additives units
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Speciality chemical firm Nuplex Industries has signed a deal to sell two of its units to Axieo, a company owned by Sydney-based Champ Private Equity, for A$127.5m...

Yara to expand production at Porsgrunn fertiliser complex in Norway
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Norway-based Yara International is preparing for the expansion of its fertiliser plant in Porsgrunn, Norway with an investment of...

Bergen International opens chemical foaming agents plant in US
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 US-based Bergen International has opened a new chemical foaming agents (CFA) manufacturing facility at Elgin in Illinois,...

DuPont receives US EPA approval for Formacel 1100 foam expansion agent
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved DuPont Fluorochemicals’ Formacel 1100, a foam expansion...

Henan Billions Chemicals commissions TiO2 plant in China
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Powder materials manufacturer Henan Billions Chemicals has commissioned a titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing and research plant in Henan province,...

Arkema completes first stage of acquisition of Chinese acrylic assets
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 French speciality chemicals firm Arkema has completed the first stage of its acrylics assets acquisition project in Taixing, China, for...

Celanese acquires Cool Polymers
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Speciality materials company Celanese has acquired Cool Polymers, a Rhode Island-based compounder of conductive polymers, for an undisclosed...


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Micromeritics to Participate in University of Maryland Tableting Course
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation This October, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy will hold its second annual tablets and capsules hands-on short course....

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...


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