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Dow plans 3% workforce reduction globally to streamline operations

Dow Chemical is set to cut its workforce by 1,500 worldwide in an effort to streamline operations due to the pending separation of a major chunk of its chlorine value chain. ...

Dow plans 3% workforce reduction globally to streamline operations

BASF opens polymerisation plant in Shanghai, China

BASF has inaugurated an Ultramid nylon 6 and 6/6.6 polymerisation plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park near Shanghai in China....

BASF opens polymerisation plant in Shanghai, China

Huntsman awards contract to expand polyetheramine facility in Singapore

US-based Huntsman has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to expand the company's polyetheramine facility located in Singapore....

Huntsman awards contract to expand polyetheramine facility in Singapore

ICL to close flame-retardant producing line in Israel plant

ICL Industrial Products (ICL IP), an operating segment of Israel Chemical, is set to close its Israeli flame-retardant production facility....

ICL to close flame-retardant producing line in Israel plant

Songwon and Qingdao form JV to produce polymer stabilisers in China

Songwon Industrial Group has formed a joint venture (JV) with Qingdao Long Fortune Chemical & Auxiliary (QLF) to manufacture and market polymer stabilisers in China....

Songwon and Qingdao form JV to produce polymer stabilisers in China

AkzoNobel concludes sale of paper chemicals business to Kemira for €153m

Dutch company AkzoNobel has concluded the sale of its global paper chemicals business to Finland-based Kemira for €153m....

AkzoNobel concludes sale of paper chemicals business to Kemira for €153m

Solvay to build specialty polymers resin production plant in US

Solvay is preparing to build a new specialty polymers resin production facility in Augusta, Georgia,...

Solvay to build specialty polymers resin production plant in US

Orpic prequalifies companies for Liwa Plastics Industries Complex EPC work

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has prequalified 19 companies or consortia to work on four different engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) packages for...

Orpic prequalifies companies for Liwa Plastics Industries Complex EPC work

Yara and BASF to construct $600m ammonia complex in US

Yara International and BASF have agreed to build a $600m ammonia complex in Freeport, Texas,...

Yara and BASF to construct $600m ammonia complex in US

Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical $20bn JV to start production this year

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Dow Chemical are reportedly planning to begin production at their $20bn Sadara chemicals joint venture in Saudi Arabia this year....

Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical $20bn JV to start production this year

Sasol selects Honeywell to provide services for South African fuels and chemicals complex

Sasol has awarded a contract to Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) to provide services and support for the control systems at its synthetic fuels and chemicals complex in Secunda, South...

Sasol selects Honeywell to provide services for South African fuels and chemicals complex

BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals to construct 2-EHAcid facility in Malaysia

BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals have partnered to build a 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHAcid) production plant in Kuantan,...

BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals to construct 2-EHAcid facility in Malaysia

Platform Specialty Products completes $3.5bn acquisition of Arysta LifeScience

Platform Specialty Products has completed the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience from private equity firm Permira Advisers for approximately...

Platform Specialty Products completes $3.5bn acquisition of Arysta LifeScience

CCI approves FMC's $1.8bn purchase of Cheminova

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved US-based FMC's proposed $1.8bn acquisition of Cheminova, a wholly owned subsidiary of Auriga...

CCI approves FMC's $1.8bn purchase of Cheminova

Striking workers threaten to close Israel Chemicals' Dead Sea potash operations

Striking workers at Israel Chemicals (ICL) have reportedly threatened to close he company's potash operations near the Dead Sea, protesting at plans to cut 140 jobs at its bromine division....

Striking workers threaten to close Israel Chemicals' Dead Sea potash operations

Algerian and Qatari companies reportedly partner on chemical projects

Algerian and Qatari companies are reportedly planning to collaborate on two chemical projects in Algeria....

Algerian and Qatari companies reportedly partner on chemical projects

Egypt and Kuwait partner on $6.8bn petrochemical and fertiliser projects

Egyptian and Kuwaiti companies have signed preliminary deals to set up petrochemical and phosphate fertiliser projects worth around...

Egypt and Kuwait partner on $6.8bn petrochemical and fertiliser projects

Evonik Industries to boost plasticiser alcohol production in Germany

Evonik Industries is planning to strengthen its plasticiser alcohol production capabilities at its facility in Marl, North Rhine-Westphalia in...

Evonik Industries to boost plasticiser alcohol production in Germany

TPC Group to increase polyisobutylene production capacity in US

US-based TPC Group has announced plans to increase its polyisobutylene (PIB) production capacity in the...

TPC Group to increase polyisobutylene production capacity in US

KH Neochem and CPC to build petrochemical manufacturing complex in Taiwan

Japan-based KH Neochem has partnered with Taiwanese petroleum firm CPC and Mega International Commercial Bank to form a joint venture (JV) to build a petrochemical manufacturing complex in...

KH Neochem and CPC to build petrochemical manufacturing complex in Taiwan

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