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Anellotech begins construction for renewable chemical testing and development facility in Texas, US

Anellotech has begun construction of its development and testing facility (TCat-8) in Silsbee, Texas, US, for cost-competitive renewable chemicals from non-food...

Anellotech begins construction for renewable chemical testing and development facility in Texas, US

Idemitsu to increase production capacity for Xarec resin

Japan-based Idemitsu Kosan is all set to increase its production capacity for syndiotactic polystyrene resin (SPS)...

Idemitsu to increase production capacity for Xarec resin

Polyplastics to expand plastics compound plant in Kuantan, Malaysia

Japan-based Polyplastics has announced plans to expand its engineering plastics compound plant in Kuantan, Pahang,...

Polyplastics to expand plastics compound plant in Kuantan, Malaysia

AkzoNobel expands performance coatings business in Vietnam

Dutch paint and coatings group AkzoNobel has announced plans to boost its performance coatings business in...

AkzoNobel expands performance coatings business in Vietnam

Asahi Kasei completes Polypore International acquisition

Japan's diversified chemicals manufacturer Asahi Kasei has completed its previously announced acquisition of Polypore...

Asahi Kasei completes Polypore International acquisition

Lanxess inaugurates €200m rubber plant in Singapore

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has inaugurated its new €200m neodymium butadiene rubber (Nd-BR) plant in...

Lanxess inaugurates €200m rubber plant in Singapore

Nuberg to set up $150m chemical complex for Al Ghaith Industries in Abu Dhabi

Nuberg Engineering has secured an EPC contract worth Rs10bn ($152m) with Al Ghaith Industries to develop a chemical complex in Abu...

Nuberg to set up $150m chemical complex for Al Ghaith Industries in Abu Dhabi

Messer opens specialty gases plant in China

Industrial gases manufacturer Messer has invested €33m in a new plant in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou, in the Jiangsu...

Messer opens specialty gases plant in China

Clariant launches new sugar-based sustainable surfactant subsystem

Speciality chemicals company Clariant has introduced a new sugar-based surfactant named Hostafrac SF 13213, a chemical flowback aid for hydraulic...

Clariant launches new sugar-based sustainable surfactant subsystem

Air Liquide to provide engineering services to Yuhuang Chemical’s $1.85bn methanol plant in US

Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions has been awarded a contract for engineering works for Yuhuang Chemical's (YCI) new $1.85bn methanol manufacturing complex in St James Parish, Louisiana,...

Air Liquide to provide engineering services to Yuhuang Chemical’s $1.85bn methanol plant in US

Gevo and Butamax settle patent dispute over bio-based isobutanol

US-based biofuels company Gevo has settled a four-year patent dispute with Butamax Advanced Biofuels over technologies for the production of bio-based...

Gevo and Butamax settle patent dispute over bio-based isobutanol

African Potash signs fertiliser supply MoU with Zambian company

African Potash will supply 50,000Mt of fertiliser to an undisclosed company in Zambia, under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the two...

African Potash signs fertiliser supply MoU with Zambian company

One killed in explosion at Runxing Chemical’s plant in China

One person was killed and nine injured in an explosion at Runxing Chemical company's plant in eastern Shandong province of...

One killed in explosion at Runxing Chemical’s plant in China

Axalta unveils new method to assess non-crosslinked components in cured coatings

Liquid and powder coatings manufacturer Axalta Coating Systems has developed a new method to assess the presence of non-crosslinked components in cured...

Axalta unveils new method to assess non-crosslinked components in cured coatings

Daelim to supply petrochemical technology to Lubrizol

South Korean petrochemical company Daelim Industrial has signed an agreement to supply its polyisobutylenes (PIBs) production technology to the US-based chemical company...

Daelim to supply petrochemical technology to Lubrizol

CF Industries to buy part of OCI for $8bn

US-based CF Industries has signed an agreement to buy part of Dutch fertilisers and industrial chemicals producer OCI in a deal valued at $8bn, including $2bn...

CF Industries to buy part of OCI for $8bn

Employee unions ask DuPont to address safety problems

United Steelworkers (USW) and the International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC) have released an open letter asking DuPont to address recent serious safety concerns....

Employee unions ask DuPont to address safety problems

Explosion at Huntsman's pigment facility in Germany injures 15 people

A Nitrogen tank explosion, which occurred at Huntsman's white pigment facility in Uerdingen, Germany, has injured 15...

Explosion at Huntsman's pigment facility in Germany injures 15 people

FMC to set up research facility in Denmark

US chemical company FMC has announced plans to establish a regional headquarters and research facility in Hørsholm, a suburb of Copenhagen,...

FMC to set up research facility in Denmark

Rayonier to invest $25m to realign asset base

Rayonier Advanced Materials is set to reconfigure its asset base with an investment of...

Rayonier to invest $25m to realign asset base

Technip wins contract to upgrade ammonia plant in Vietnam

PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals has awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract to Technip for the revamp of an ammonia plant in...

Technip wins contract to upgrade ammonia plant in Vietnam