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February 4, 2014
Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Belgium; www.solvay.com) plans to increase its annual production capacity of natural soda ash at its Green River plant in Wyoming by 150,000 metric tons (m.t.) as of early next year, to meet growing demand of its U.S. export markets. "This capacity...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Solvay-to-increase-its-natural-soda-ash-production-capacity-in-the-U-S-_11467.html
February 4, 2014
JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; www.jgc.co.jp) has been awarded a contract by Singapore Refining Co. Ltd. (SRC) — jointly owned by Singapore Petroleum Co. and Chevron — to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work for the construction of a gasoline...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/JGC-awarded-EPC-contract-for-refinery-upgrade-in-Singapore_11470.html
February 1, 2014
Plant Watch Arkema to double production capacity for organic peroxides in China January 9, 2014 — Arkema (Colombes, France; www.arkema.com) has announced the construction of a new organic peroxide plant on its Changshu site in China. This investment will double the site’s production capacity. The new Changshu plant is due to start up in early 2016. Foster Wheeler awarded PMC contract for...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Honeywell-to-expand-refrigerant-production-in-Louisiana-and-more-business-news_11445.html
February 1, 2014
Preliminary data for the November 2013 CE Plant Cost Index (CEPCI; the most recent available) show a small decrease (0.12%) in the overall index compared to the October index value. The...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_cost_index/Current-economic-trends_11387.html
January 31, 2014
Solazyme, Inc.(San Francisco, Calif.; www.solazyme.com) says that commercial operations have commenced at both Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s (ADM) Clinton, Iowa facility, and the downstream companion facility operated by American Natural Products in Galva, Iowa (ANP). Highlighting the flexibility of Solazyme’s technology platform, Solazyme, ADM and ANP have successfully manufactured three...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Solazyme-Commercial-production-of-Renewable-Algal-Oils-at-Iowa-facilities_11465.html
January 30, 2014
To address the market demand of increased capacity and volume Outotec Oyj (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has developed the mega-size flotation cell based on its well-established technologies. The first TankCell e500 flotation cell will be installed to First Quantum Minerals' Kevitsa operation in Finland. It is one of the world's largest flotation cells with an effective volume of over 500 m3. First...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/The-first-Outotec-TankCell-e500-to-be-delivered-to-First-Quantum-Minerals_11463.html
January 29, 2014
Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com) has signed a long-term contract to supply industrial gases to a new steel mill being built near the Port of Pecém in an international free trade zone in the state of Ceara, located in the northeast region of Brazil...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Praxair-signs-long-term-supply-agreement-in-Brazil_11461.html
January 28, 2014
The first Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) reading of 2014 strengthened slightly, pointing to continued growth and an improving U.S. economy throughout 2014, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com). The barometer in January ticked up to 94.0, increasing 0.2 points over December on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. This marks the ninth...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/economic_indicators.html/U-S-economy-recovery-likely-to-continue-restrained-pace-through-2014-CAB-indicates_11457.html
January 24, 2014
The U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.8% in December, following a 0.3% gain in November, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com).   “For the second consecutive month, production increased in all seven regions of the...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/economic_indicators.html/U-S-chemical-production-up-for-December-ACC-says_11455.html
January 24, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec; Shanghai, China; www.sinopec.com) broke ground today on the construction of its world-scale isononanol (INA) plant in Maoming Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, Maoming, China. At start-up in 2015, the plant, which is the first of its kind in China, will serve the increasing market demand for next-generation...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-and-Sinopec-break-ground-on-world-scale-INA-plant-in-Maoming_11454.html
January 23, 2014
Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com) has signed a long-term contract with Taewoong Steel Co. Ltd. to supply high-purity oxygen to the company’s steel mill facility in Busan, Korea. Praxair will construct a new 180-ton/d air separation plant...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Praxair-signs-long-term-contract-and-expands-enclave-supply-in-South-Korea_11453.html
January 22, 2014
The National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; www.tansee.com) and The National Titanium Dioxide Company Ltd. (Cristal; Kuwait; www.cristal.com) have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) company with Toho Titanium Company Ltd. (Toho). Through SIDF/local funding the new company will invest a total of $420 million, including startup expenses, to construct a 15,600 metric...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Cristal-and-Tasnee-announce-JV-with-Toho_11440.html
January 22, 2014
To respond to the growing global demand for reliable valve technology, Metso Corp. (Helsinki, Finland; www.metso.com) has decided to build a new green-field global valve technology center in Chungju, South Korea. The...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Metso-invests-in-a-new-globe-valve-technology-center-in-South-Korea_11441.html
January 22, 2014
Outotec Oyj (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has agreed with Tata Steel, a major global steel company, on the delivery of technology for beneficiation of chromite tailings in Sukinda, Orissa, India. The order will be booked in Outotec's 2014 first quarter order intake, but the parties have agreed not to disclose the contract value. Tata Steel is committed to...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Outotec-provides-technology-for-Tata-Steel-for-beneficiation-of-chromite-tailings_11442.html
January 21, 2014
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France; www.global-bioenergies.com) announces the signature of a collaboration with Audi (Ingolstadt, Germany) on the development of isobutene-derived isooctane, a high performance biofuel for gasoline engines. Global Bioenergies is a pioneer in the development of processes for the direct and cost-efficient transformation of renewable resources into light olefins, the key...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Global-Bioenergies-partners-with-Audi-on-drop-in-biofuel_11392.html
January 21, 2014
Recognizing Asia as a major growth market, Bronkhorst High-Tech BV (Ruurlo, the Netherlands; www.bronkhorst.com) has already opened several branch offices for sales and service in Japan, Taiwan and China in recent years. In late 2013, Bronkhorst acquired its...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Bronkhorst-strengthens-its-position-in-Asia_11393.html
January 21, 2014
Plant engineering and construction specialist ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (Essen, Germany; www.thyssenkrupp-industrial-solutions.com) has been awarded a contract for the extended basic engineering package and license for a dimethyl ether (DME) production facility in Shchekino, Tula region, located about 200 km south of Moscow. The contractor is DME Aerosol LLC, a joint venture of JSC Shchekinoazot...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/ThyssenKrupp-Industrial-Solutions-receives-contract-for-DME-plant-in-Russia_11394.html
January 20, 2014
The Graphene Research Center (GRC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS; http://graphene.nus.edu.sg) Faculty of Science and BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) have partnered to develop the use of graphene in organic electronic devices, such as organic light emitting diodes (OLED). The goal of this collaboration is to interface graphene films with organic electronic materials for the...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/NUS-and-BASF-embark-on-joint-graphene-research_11391.html
January 17, 2014
Overall production for the U.S. chemical industry rose 0.9% in December, reaching 89.0% of its average level for 2007, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (Washington, D.C.; www.federalreserve.gov) that was included in the latest Weekly Chemistry and Economic Report from the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com).   If...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/economic_indicators.html/U-S-chemical-production-rose-during-December-ACC-report-says_11390.html
January 16, 2014
AEA Investors LP has secured regulatory approvals and closed on an agreement to acquire the municipal, industrial and services water and wastewater treatment operations and assets of Siemens Water Technologies LLC. The new company now will be Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (www.evoqua.com). AEA announced its purchase of Siemens Water Technologies from Siemens AG (Munich, Germany; www.siemens.com) for...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/AEA-Investors-completes-acquisition-of-Siemens-Water-Technologies_11386.html
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