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August 23, 2013
Evonik Industries AG’s (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) joint venture with Ampaglas Plastics Group, Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA), has begun production at a new extrusion plant in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg, the plant will produce extruded Plexiglas sheets. With an initial number of 20 employees and a new extrusion...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Evonik-Acrylics-Africa-begins-production-at-extrusion-plant-in-Johannesburg_10916.html
August 22, 2013
Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) today announced that its Business Unit Catalysts has signed long-term cooperation agreements with CB&I’s Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH business unit. The two companies will combine and ramp up R&D efforts to develop improved polypropylene catalyst and donor...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Clariant-and-Lummus-Novolen-Technology-to-develop-commercialize-new-polypropylene-catalysts_10900.html
August 22, 2013
The technology company —The Linde Group (Munich, Germany; www.linde.com) has been awarded a contract to build the world’s largest carbon dioxide purification and liquefaction plant for Jubail United Petrochemical Co. (UNITED), a manufacturing affiliate of SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corp.). The plant will be located in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. The plant will be designed to...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Linde-to-build-worlds-largest-CO2-purification-and-liquefaction-plant_10901.html
August 21, 2013
Technip (Paris, France; www.technip.com)  and Sasol (Johannesburg, South Africa; www.sasol.com) announce that they have established an alliance for front-end engineering services for future Sasol gas-to-liquids (GTL) projects. Furthermore, it also allows for Technip’s participation during the execution stage of future GTL projects. This alliance, which builds on existing relationships, aims to...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Technip-and-Sasol-form-alliance-for-GTL-facilities_10898.html
August 21, 2013
JGC Indonesia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; www.jgc.co.jp), has received a contract from the Indonesian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell for construction of a lubricating-oil blending facility, also located in Indonesia. The lump-sum...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/JGC-receives-contract-for-lube-oil-blending-facility-in-Indonesia_10899.html
August 20, 2013
Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, R.I.; www.torayfilms.com), a United States manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, metallized, and bio-based films, will begin construction on a second cogeneration system at its 70-acre North Kingstown, R.I. campus. Toray already operates a cogeneration system that supplies continuous power to its Lumirror polyester film division...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Toray-Plastics-to-build-a-new-cogeneration-power-facility_10891.html
August 20, 2013
The Lubrizol Corporation (Wickliffe, Ohio; www.lubrizol.com) has announced the opening of a world-class additives manufacturing facility in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. The plant is the latest addition to Lubrizol's long-term investment and growing presence in China. It is also the cornerstone of Lubrizol's 10-year...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Lubrizol-opens-additives-facility-in-Guangdong-China_10892.html
August 20, 2013
Siemens Energy Sector (Erlangen, Germany; www.siemens.com/energy) has been awarded a major order from Portland General Electric Company, a fully integrated public utility in Oregon, for 116 units of its...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Portand-General-Electric-orders-116-wind-turbines-from-Siemens-Energy_10893.html
August 20, 2013
Atlas Copco AB (Stockholm, Sweden; www.atlascopco.com) and Edwards Group Ltd. have entered into an agreement where Atlas Copco will acquire Edwards, a global supplier of vacuum and abatement solutions, for an amount of up to $1.6 billion. Edwards is a technology and market leader in...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Atlas-Copco-to-acquire-Edwards-Group_10894.html
August 20, 2013
Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) has announced a significant expansion of its Jurong Island, Singapore oil additives plant, to...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Evonik-announces-expansion-of-oil-additives-in-Singapore_10895.html
August 20, 2013
IMCD Group B.V. (Rotterdam, The Netherlands; www.imcdgroup.com) announces it has acquired Singapore-based Paceco Industrial Supplies Pte. Ltd., a distributor for engineering and specialty plastics. Established in...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/IMCD-Group-acquires-Singapores-Paceco-Industrial-Supplies_10896.html
August 20, 2013
Honeywell (Morristown, N.J.; www.honeywell.com) has announced that Antipinsky Refinery CJSC will use Honeywell's Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) to control plant processes and general refinery facilities as part of the third stage of construction of the Antipinsky Refinery in Tyumen, Russia. The commissioning of the plant will...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Honeywell-to-supply-control-systems-for-refinery-expansion-in-Russia_10897.html
August 19, 2013
Outotec Oyj (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has been awarded a contract by Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Co. (Pasar) for the modernization of Pasar's copper smelter in the Philippines. The contract...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Outotec-to-modernize-Pasar-copper-smelter-in-the-Philippines_10885.html
August 19, 2013
Panda Power Funds (Dallas, Tex.; www.pandafunds.com) has announced that it intends to build, own and operate an 859-MW combined-cycle power plant in an industrial-zoned area of Brandywine, Maryland. Once complete, the natural-gas-fueled generating station will be able to supply...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Panda-Power-Funds-to-build-combined-cycle-power-plant-in-Maryland_10886.html
August 19, 2013
Citing data from the U.S. Federal Reserve (Washington, D.C.; www.federalreserve.gov), the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com) said growth in chemical production has been “uneven over the past several quarters” in the U.S. in its latest Weekly Chemistry and Economic Report.    Overall, Federal Reserve...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Uneven-growth-in-chemical-production-continues-ACC-says_10888.html
August 19, 2013
Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com) announced today that it has started up a second nitrogen plant at its facility in Kirtland, New Mexico to support growing nitrogen demand in the San Juan basin...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Praxair-to-expand-Kirtland-nitrogen-facility_10890.html
August 16, 2013
Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.; www.bv.com) and Kiewit (Omaha, Neb.; www.kiewit.com) have completed the front-end engineering and design (FEED) work and pre-construction planning activities for the Jordan Cove Liquefaction Project. Located in Coos Bay, Ore., the facility will utilize Black & Veatch’s Prico LNG technology to produce up to 6 million ton/yr of liquefied natural gas...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Black-and-Veatch-and-Kiewit-complete-first-stage-of-Jordan-Cove-LNG-facility_10884.html
August 14, 2013
Technip (Paris, France; www.technip.com), in consortium with its construction partner Performance Contractors Inc., was awarded a contract by the National Cooperative Refinery Assn. (NCRA). This contract covers supply of Technip’s proprietary reforming technology, as well as...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Technip-awarded-contract-by-NCRA-for-a-H2-plant-in-Kansas_10880.html
August 14, 2013
Metso Corp. (Helsinki, Finland; www.metso.com) will supply a biomass-fired heating plant for district heating production to Elenia Lämpö in Turenki, Finland. The heating plant is scheduled to go on-stream in late 2014. The value of the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Metso-to-supply-biomass-fired-heating-plant-in-Finland_10881.html
August 14, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (The Woodlands, Tex; www.cpchem.com) announced it received air permits from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for its planned ethane cracker and polyethylene units.  Additionally, Chevron Phillips Chemical received a greenhouse gas...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Chevron-Phillips-receives-key-permits-for-large-Gulf-Coast-project_10882.html
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