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Borealis gains full control of Specialty Polymers Antwerp
02 September, 2014
Polyolefins producer Borealis has become the sole owner of the Specialty Polymers Antwerp joint venture (JV) with the acquisition of DuPont's 67%...
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D&L Industries to acquire remaining stake in Chemrez Technologies
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Philippines-based D&L Industries has made a proposal to acquire the remaining 65.3% stake it does not own in Chemrez Technologies for PHP5.1bn...

PTT to build $20bn refinery and petrochemical complex in Vietnam
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Thai oil and gas company PTT has unveiled plans to construct a refinery and petrochemical complex in Vietnam....

AkzoNobel to restructure performance coatings business unit
Monday, September 01, 2014 Speciality chemicals producer AkzoNobel has unveiled plans to restructure its Performance Coatings Business...

Albemarle and ICL partner to set up polymeric flame retardant joint venture
Monday, September 01, 2014 Albemarle and Israel Chemicals (ICL) have partnered to set up a joint venture (JV) to produce polymeric flame retardants in the Netherlands and...

PTT Global Chemical increases stake in French chemical firm Vencorex
Monday, September 01, 2014 PTTGC Netherlands, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Thailand's chemical producer PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC), has acquired Perstorp's 34% stake in French chemical maker Vencorex for an undisclosed...

BASF inaugurates construction chemicals plant in Kenya
Friday, August 29, 2014 BASF has inaugurated a concrete admixtures production facility in Nairobi, Kenya, the company’s first construction chemicals plant in Eastern...

Dow Chemical considers offloading two speciality chemicals units
Friday, August 29, 2014 Dow Chemical is reportedly looking to offload two of its speciality chemicals subsidiaries in line with its strategy to divest non-core assets by 2015 and increase returns to...

Linde installs three coldboxes for air separation unit at Texas complex
Friday, August 29, 2014 German technology firm Linde has installed three coldboxes for air separation unit (ASU) at its La Porte complex in Texas,...

Agrium buys majority stake in biochemical products maker Agricen
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Agrium's subsidiary Loveland Products has acquired a majority stake in US-based Agricen, a biochemical-based products maker, for an undisclosed...

Reliance Industries to turnaround Hazira cracker unit in India to boost productivity
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries (RIL) has unveiled plans to temporarily cease operations at its Hazira cracker complex near Surat in...


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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...

BlueCielo Meridian Explorer App for iPad
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by BlueCielo The new BlueCielo Meridian Explorer app allows companies using BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise software to access and manage their technical asset-related engineering documentation through an...


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