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April 14, 2014
Technip (Paris, France; www.technip.com) has been awarded a contract comprising detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the core process units of Cargill’s new ethanol-production plant located...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Technip-wins-contract-for-new-Cargill-ethanol-plant_11688.html
April 13, 2014
Samsung Engineering Co. (Seoul, South Korea; www.samsungengineering.com) entered Kuwait with the KNPC Clean Fuels Project (CFP) worth $3.8 billion and signed the contract at the official signing ceremony with Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC). The signing ceremony was attended by Samsung...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Samsung-Engineering-signs-Kuwait-Clean-Fuels-Project_11686.html
April 11, 2014
Maag Automatik (Oberglatt, Switzerland; www.maag.com), a Dover Corp. Member (www.psgdover.com), is proud to announce that M&G Finanziaria (Italy) has chosen the German manufacturer to supply the equipment needed for a complete polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pelletizing plant. Not only will Automatik deliver a number of its production proven underwater...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Maag-Automatik-Plastics-Machinery-wins-major-contract_11685.html
April 10, 2014
Huntsman Corp. (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.huntsman.com) and Wilmar International Ltd. have announced that Wilmar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wilmar Europe Holdings B.V. has agreed to purchase Huntsman’s European commodity...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Huntsman-sells-commodity-surfactants-business-to-Wilmar_11678.html
April 10, 2014
Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Belgium; www.solvay.com)  has signed an agreement to sell its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compound business Benvic Europe to U.S. investment company OpenGate Capital. Benvic Europe mixes PVC and additives, pigments and stabilizers to make innovative plastic compounds, which are...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Solvay-agrees-to-sell-Benvic-PVC-business_11679.html
April 10, 2014
Clariant AG (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) has announced a significant investment to expand its plant in Casablanca, Morocco and increase its global footprint with the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Clariant-expands-production-opens-mining-solutions-laboratory-in-Morocco_11680.html
April 10, 2014
Lanxess AG (Cologne, Germany; www.lanxess.com) inaugurated its new high-tech plastics plant in Porto Feliz, Brazil. The specialty chemicals company has invested around EUR 20 million in the facility, which will initially have a capacity of 20,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr). Up to 50 jobs will be created...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Lanxess-inaugurates-new-plastics-plant-in-Brazil_11681.html
April 10, 2014
Stamicarbon B.V. (Sittard, the Netherlands; www.stamicarbon.com), the Licensing and IP Center of Maire Tecnimont Group. (www.mairetecnimont.com), has signed a license agreement with Dakota Gasification Co. for the construction of a brownfield urea melt, granulation and DEF plant in Beulah, N.D. The urea plant will utilize Stamicarbon’s state-of-the-art Urea 2000Plus Pool Reactor technology. The...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Stamicarbon-signs-contract-for-urea-meltgranulation-plant-in-Bismark_11682.html
April 10, 2014
Borealis AG (Vienna, Austria; www.borealisgroup.com) is investing in a capacity increase for the crosslinked polymer XLPE at its Stenungsund plant, serving the wire and cable...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Borealis-invests-in-capacity-expansion-for-crosslinked-polymers_11683.html
April 9, 2014
Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) and Ashland Inc. (Covington, Ky.; www.ashland.com) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell their joint venture (JV), ASK Chemicals headquartered in Hilden, Germany, to investment funds affiliated with Rhône, a London and New York-based private equity investment firm. The enterprise value of the transaction before...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Clariant-and-Ashland-to-sell-ASK-Chemicals-JV-to-Rhone_11673.html
April 9, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Sinopec Corp. (Beijing, China; www.sinopec.com) today inaugurated two new plants for acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP) at their state-of-the-art Verbund site, BASF-YPC Co., a 50-50 joint venture (JV) in Nanjing, China. Additionally, a new butyl acrylate plant will begin production later this year. The new plants will further strengthen the C3...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/BASF-and-Sinopec-inaugurate-acrylic-acid-and-SAP-plants-in-Nanjing_11674.html
April 9, 2014
Styron (Horgen, Switzerland; www.styron.com) says that it will convert its nickel butadiene rubber (Ni-BR) production train in Schkopau, Germany, to neodymium butadiene rubber (Nd-BR). Coupled with Styron’s existing leading technology in solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR), the Nd-BR offering will allow Styron to help customers around the world meet the increasing demand for green...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Styron-plans-to-convert-Ni-BR-rubber-production-line-to-Nd-BR_11675.html
April 9, 2014
Saipem S.p.A. (Milan, Itlay, www.saipem.com) has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the expansion of the Versalis plant in Ferrara, Italy, worth approximately €200 million. The plant produces Ethylene...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Saipem-awarded-contract-for-expansion-of-Versalis-plant_11676.html
April 9, 2014
Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com) has announced the startup of a new air-separation unit (ASU) in Pisco, located in the central region of Peru. The plant’s capacity is 270 tons per day...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Praxair-will-supply-oxygen-to-steelmaker-with-new-ASU-in-Peru_11677.html
April 8, 2014
CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; ) says that its Chevron Lummus Global joint venture has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $100 million. The scope of work includes the license, engineering design package and catalyst supply for three grassroots petroleum-refinery units to be located in China.One unit will utilize LC-MAX residue hydrocracking technology — the first commercialization for a grassroots...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/CB-and-I-lands-refining-technology-award-in-China_11672.html
April 7, 2014
Yara International (Oslo, Norway; www.yara.com) will expand its emissions-control business by acquiring a majority 63% stake in Green Tech Marine (GTM), a leading sulfur oxide (SOX) scrubber supplier to the marine industry. Starting Jan. 1, 2015, SOX Emission Control Areas will be established in the North Sea, the Baltic Sea, the North American Atlantic Coast and in the Caribbean.  According to the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Yara-acquires-stake-in-SOx-scrubber-technology-for-maritime-emissions-control_11670.html
April 7, 2014
The Lubrizol Corporation (Wickliffe, Ohio; www.lubrizol.com) announces the groundbreaking for a new TempRite chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) compounding plant in Dahej, India.  Construction of this plant is an integral component of the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Lubrizol-breaks-ground-for-new-CPVC-facility-in-India_11671.html
April 6, 2014
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (Covington, Ky.; www.ashland.com) held a grand opening ceremony for the opening of a new pharmaceutical center of excellence in Hyderabad, India. This is the ninth center of excellence that Ashland Specialty Ingredients has opened, and it joins Ashland’s global network of three-dozen research and development and technical centers. The...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Ashland-opens-new-center-of-excellence-in-Hyderabad_11669.html
April 3, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Toda Kogyo Corp. (Tokyo, Japan; www.todakogyo.co.jp), one of the industry leaders in the development and manufacture of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, have announced that they will enter exclusive...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/BASF-and-Toda-Kogyo-enter-negotiations-to-form-a-JV-for-CAMs_11666.html
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