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August 12, 2013
Siemens Energy (www.siemens.com) has received a contract from Indonesia to deliver a Zimpro wet-air-oxidation system. The technology will be part of the new Gundih gas processing plant where it will treat wastewater contaminated during the gas production process. The contract was awarded by a consortium consisting of PT Inti Karya Persada Tehnik and PT Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk. As general contractors, both...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Siemens-delivers-wet-air-oxidation-system-to-treat-wastewater-in-Indonesia_10875.html
August 12, 2013
GranBio (São Paulo; www.granbio.com.br), a Brazilian biotechnology company, and Rhodia, a Solvay Group (Brussels, Belgium; www.solvay.com) company, have signed an agreement to create a partnership to produce bio n-butanol. Bio n-butanol is made from sugar cane straw and bagasse, the same raw material that is used to manufacture second-generation ethanol and which is abundant in Brazil. Under the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/GranBio-and-Rhodia-sign-partnership-deal-in-renewable-chemicals_10876.html
August 12, 2013
Invista (Wichita, Kan.; www.invista.com) and Portuguese computational biology company SilicoLife have announced collaboration for the development of new technologies to enable bio-derived processes...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Invista-and-SilicoLife-to-collaborate-on-bio-derived-raw-materials_10878.html
August 9, 2013
Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) and Tasnee (www.tasnee.com), one of the largest industrial conglomerates in Saudi Arabia, today announced the signing of an agreement to establish a masterbatches joint venture (JV) in Saudi Arabia. Within the framework of the agreement, through its 100% subsidiary Rowad National Plastic Company Ltd. (www.rowadplastic.com), Tasnee will acquire a 40% stake...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Clariant-and-Tasnee-establish-masterbatches-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia_10873.html
August 9, 2013
Edwards Group Ltd.  (Crawley, U.K.; www.edwardsvacuum.com), a leading manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products and abatement systems and a global provider of related value-added services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business and certain assets of Gamma Vacuum, a market leader in the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Edwards-to-acquire-Gamma-Vacuum_10874.html
August 8, 2013
Endress+Hauser (Reinach BL, Switzerland; www.endress.com) is manufacturing more and more flowmeters in Suzhou, China, with the principal growth drivers being water and wastewater industry. Endress+Hauser Flowtec, global leader in flow measurement technology, has reacted by enlarging its plant in the east of the People’s Republic. The extension work was recently completed after getting underway in...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Endress+Hauser-expands-flowmeter-production-in-China_10864.html
August 8, 2013
Nanostart AG’s ItN Nanovation AG (Saarbrücken, Germany; www.itn-nanovation.de) has bindingly received via its local agent Juffali Chemical Products Co. two big orders for ItN flat membrane filters (CFM Systems) for a total of more than €4,5 million. The orders, which are provided in written form, are for the replacement of the previously used polymer membranes of two notable international...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/ItN-Nanovation-receives-two-big-orders-from-Saudi-Arabia_10865.html
August 8, 2013
The specialty chemicals group Altana (Wesel, Germany; www.altana.com) has acquired the specialty coatings business of Henkel. The products are sold under the brand names MiraFoil and Miracure and are mainly supplied to the packaging industry in North America. The business generated sales of around $15 million in 2012. Within the Altana group the business will be integrated into Actega Kelstar Inc. in the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Altana-acquires-specialty-coatings-business-from-Henkel_10866.html
August 8, 2013
The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) will be utilizing ammonia technology from ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH (Dortmund, Germany; www.thyssenkrupp-uhde.de) in its new ammonia plant Ma’aden II, being built near the port of Ras al Khair in the Arabian Gulf. As a sub-contractor to Daelim, ThyssenKrupp Uhde’s scope includes the license, engineering planning, and supply of key equipment. The...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/One-of-the-worlds-largest-ammonia-plants-to-be-built-in-Saudi-Arabia_10867.html
August 8, 2013
Praj Industries (Pune, India; www.praj.net), a process solutions company for bioethanol, alcohol and brewery, water and wastewater and critical process equipment has broken ground on...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Praj-Industries-breaks-ground-on-second-generation-cellulosic-ethanol-plant_10868.html
August 8, 2013
Showa Shell Sekiyu (Tokyo; www.showa-shell.co.jp) has announced that it will build a thermal power plant fueled by woody biomass and palm kernel shells on the site of its former Ohgimachi plant at the Keihin refinery complex in Kawasaki City, Japan. This plant, coupled...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Showa-Shell-to-construct-biomass-fueled-thermal-power-plant-on-former-refinery-plot_10869.html
August 8, 2013
Albemarle Corporation (Baton Rouge, La.; www.albemarle.com) successfully started up a new catalyst manufacturing plant at its facility in Yeosu, South Korea.  The plant will produce...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Albemarle-starts-up-catalyst-manufacturing-facility-in-South-Korea_10871.html
August 7, 2013
SNC-Lavalin Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada; www.snclavalin.com) has been awarded a contract by MEG Energy to complete the detailed engineering and provide procurement services for Phase 3A of the Christina Lake Regional Project steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) central processing facility in northeast...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/SNC-Lavalin-awarded-contract-for-MEG-Energys-Christina-Lake-project_10858.html
August 7, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com) has received a three-year contract from Nexen Energy ULC for engineering and procurement services for the Long Lake oil-sands facility. Long Lake is an integrated steam-assisted...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Jacobs-receives-contract-from-Nexen-Energy_10859.html
August 7, 2013
Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals (New Rochelle, N.Y.;  www.parchem.com) has announced a newly formed strategic alliance with Nexira...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Parchem-announces-alliance-with-Nexira_10860.html
August 7, 2013
Ametek, Inc. (Berwyn, Pa.; www.ametek.com) has announced that it has acquired Controls Southeast, Inc. (CSI), a manufacturer of custom-engineered thermal solutions, from Industrial Growth Partners for approximately $160 million.  Based near Charlotte, NC, Controls...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Ametek-acquires-Controls-Southeast-for-$160-million_10861.html
August 7, 2013
Solazyme, Inc. (South San Francisco, Calif.; www.solazyme.com), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, and Sasol Olefins & Surfactants have announced that they have finalized commercial terms for the supply of an algal oil rich in erucic acid (C22:1) that is under development at Solazyme for production of downstream derivatives such as behenyl alcohol. Sasol O&S...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Solazyme-to-supply-algal-oil-to-Sasol_10862.html
August 7, 2013
Ashland Inc. (Covington, Ken.; www.ashland.com)  has opened its new gelcoats production facility in the Chemical Industry Park of Changzhou Yangtze Riverside Economic Development Zone. This $60 million dollar facility, which is...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Ashland-opens-gelcoats-facility-in-China_10863.html
August 5, 2013
Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy; London, U.K. www.davyprotech.com) and The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, Mich.; www.dow.com) announced that PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical Co., a subsidiary of PetroChina Company Ltd. (PetroChina), China's largest oil-and-gas producer and distributor, has selected LP Oxo Technology to produce 2-ethylhexanol, n-butanol and iso-butyraldehyde in its major...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Dow-and-Johnson-Matthey-Davy-Technologies-License-LP-Oxo-Technology-to-PetroChina_10853.html
August 5, 2013
ABB (Zurich, Switzerland; www.abb.com), a power and automation technology group, announced today the acquisition of Alstom’s ring motor business to enhance its gearless mill drive (GMD) system business. The parties agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction. The business, based in Bilbao, Spain, has about 120 employees and will become part of ABB’s Process Automation division...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/ABB-acquires-ring-motor-business-from-Alstom_10854.html
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