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US scientists develop catalyst to convert nitrogen to ammonia

Scientists at Northwestern University in the US have created a new catalyst to convert nitrogen to ammonia, which is a key component in...

US scientists develop catalyst to convert nitrogen to ammonia

Caltech chemists discover new silicon-containing organic chemicals production method

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) chemists have discovered a new way to create silicon-containing organic chemicals using a catalyst to produce medicines and advanced...

Caltech chemists discover new silicon-containing organic chemicals production method

Styrolution starts operations at styrene-butadiene copolymer pilot plant in Belgium

BASF and INEOS joint venture Styrolution has started a styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBC) pilot production plant in Antwerp,...

Styrolution starts operations at styrene-butadiene copolymer pilot plant in Belgium

PPG Industries to expand precipitated silica production capabilities in Netherlands

US-based paints and coatings supplier PPG Industries is preparing to increase precipitated silica production capabilities at its manufacturing facility in Delfzijl,...

PPG Industries to expand precipitated silica production capabilities in Netherlands

Arkema completes acquisition of Total’s adhesives unit Bostik

French chemical group Arkema has finalised the acquisition of Total's adhesives business...

Arkema completes acquisition of Total’s adhesives unit Bostik

FMC to sell soda ash Alkali Chemicals business for $1.64bn to Tronox

US-based FMC has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Alkali Chemicals division to Tronox for...

FMC to sell soda ash Alkali Chemicals business for $1.64bn to Tronox

Kuraray completes sale of European PVB film business to GVC

Japanese chemical producer Kuraray has completed the sale of its European polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film business to GVC Holdings subsidiary...

Kuraray completes sale of European PVB film business to GVC

Vertellus acquires Dow Chemical’s sodium borohydride business

Specialty chemicals producer Vertellus has completed its acquisition of Dow Chemical's sodium borohydride (SBH)...

Vertellus acquires Dow Chemical’s sodium borohydride business

Solvay to sell refrigerant and pharma propellants operations in Germany

Solvay has signed a deal to sell its refrigerant and pharma propellants operations in Germany to Japanese firm Daikin....

Solvay to sell refrigerant and pharma propellants operations in Germany

Taqa and Halliburton Multi-Chem form JV to build specialty chemical plant in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia-based Industrialisation & Energy Services (Taqa) and Halliburton Multi-Chem have agreed to form a joint venture to build a specialty chemical plant in Saudi Arabia....

Taqa and Halliburton Multi-Chem form JV to build specialty chemical plant in Saudi Arabia

Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanjin Petrochemical starts propylene production using UOP technology

Zhejiang Fuling's subsidiary Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanjin Petrochemical has started propylene production using Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex process technology at its facility in Zhejiang,...

Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanjin Petrochemical starts propylene production using UOP technology

Pöyry to provide engineering services for EnPro's soda ash project in Norway

Norwegian environmental technology company EnPro has selected Pöyry to provide basic engineering services for its planned soda ash manufacturing plant in...

Pöyry to provide engineering services for EnPro's soda ash project in Norway

Shell signs $11bn deal with Iraq Government to build petrochemical complex in Basra

Anglo-Dutch oil and gas giant Shell has signed a deal worth $11bn with the Iraq Government to build a petrochemicals complex near Basra,...

Shell signs $11bn deal with Iraq Government to build petrochemical complex in Basra

Sika to buy tile adhesives producer Duro-Moza in Mozambique

Sika has entered into an agreement to acquire Mozambique-based specialised mortar and tile adhesives producer...

Sika to buy tile adhesives producer Duro-Moza in Mozambique

Toray Industries to expand low-melt polyester staple fibre production in South Korea

Toray Industries has announced its plans to expand production of low-melt polyester staple fibre in Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South...

Toray Industries to expand low-melt polyester staple fibre production in South Korea

BASF terminates partnership with Cargill and Novozymes in bio-based acrylic-acid project

BASF has terminated its partnership with Novozymes and Cargill, which was formed to develop a bio-based process to produce acrylic-acid from renewable raw...

BASF terminates partnership with Cargill and Novozymes in bio-based acrylic-acid project

Methanex commences production operations at methanol plant in Louisiana, US

Canadian methanol supplier Methanex has commenced production operations at its methanol plant in Geismar, Louisiana,...

Methanex commences production operations at methanol plant in Louisiana, US

University chemists discover method to create multi-substituted Benzene derivatives

Chemists at the Nagoya University in Japan and the JST-ERATO project have discovered a new method for the programmed synthesis of benzene derivatives with five or six functional...

University chemists discover method to create multi-substituted Benzene derivatives

Rogers completes $157m acquisition of engineered silicones producer Arlon

American specialty materials company Rogers has completed the acquisition of Arlon from Handy & Harman for...

Rogers completes $157m acquisition of engineered silicones producer Arlon

Hardide Coatings to open new manufacturing plant in Virginia, US

Hardide Coatings is set to open a manufacturing plant in Virginia, US, with an investment of around $7m....

Hardide Coatings to open new manufacturing plant in Virginia, US

Solvay to build hydrogen peroxide grade production plant in Netherlands

Solvay is planning to expand hydrogen peroxide grade production capabilities in the Netherlands with a new manufacturing and filling facility. ...

Solvay to build hydrogen peroxide grade production plant in Netherlands