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Indian firm Grasim to merge with Aditya Birla Chemicals

Grasim Industries has secured approval from the board of directors to proceed with its plans to merge with Aditya Birla Chemicals...

Indian firm Grasim to merge with Aditya Birla Chemicals

URALCHEM and Stamicarbon to scale-up urea production at Russian plant

URALCHEM and Stamicarbon have partnered to scale-up urea production at Mineral Fertilizers (PMF) in Perm, Russia, with an investment of around RUB4.2bn ($63.7m)....

URALCHEM and Stamicarbon to scale-up urea production at Russian plant

Air Liquide to build air separation unit for Louisiana methanol plant

Air Liquide will construct a $170m air separation unit (ASU) that will supply oxygen for Yuhuang Chemical's $1.85bn methanol manufacturing complex in St James Parish, Louisiana,...

Air Liquide to build air separation unit for Louisiana methanol plant

Saudi Kayan to boost ethylene production capacity

Saudi Kayan has signed a deal with the Saudi Arabian Government for extra allocation of ethane gas to boost its ethylene production at the Jubail petrochemical...

Saudi Kayan to boost ethylene production capacity

Sasol selects contractors for $8.1bn ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, US

Five Louisiana-based contractors have been selected by Sasol to provide services for its $8.1bn ethane cracker and derivatives project in Lake Charles,...

Sasol selects contractors for $8.1bn ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, US

RIKEN Center scientists discover new method to develop and dismantle supramolecular polymers

Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science have discovered a new way to artificially create and dismantle supramolecular polymers, which allows creating polymers with a wide...

RIKEN Center scientists discover new method to develop and dismantle supramolecular polymers

Quinpario reportedly front-runner to buy Royal Adhesives & Sealants

US-based acquisition company Quinpario is said to be in advanced talks to acquire Royal Adhesives & Sealants for $1bn....

Quinpario reportedly front-runner to buy Royal Adhesives & Sealants

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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