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November 5, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com) announced that it has acquired an interest in Guimar Engenharia, a privately held company that provides engineering services and project and construction management based in Rio de...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Jacobs-to-acquire-interest-in-Guimar-Engenharia-in-Brazil_11208.html
November 5, 2013
Metso Corp. (Helsinki; www.metso.com) has been chosen by GS Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (GS E&C), of Seoul, to supply automation for the Dangjin 4 Biomass Power Plant, currently under construction in Dangjin...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Metso-to-provide-automation-for-Asias-largest-biomass-power-plant_11209.html
November 4, 2013
Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem; Los Angeles, Calif.; www.oxychem.com), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V. (Tlalnepantla, Mexico; www.mexichem.com) have announced the formation of a 50/50 joint venture, Ingleside Ethylene LLC, to build an ethylene cracker with an estimated capacity of around 544,000 metric...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Occidental-and-Mexichem-form-ethylene-cracker-JV-in-Texas_11202.html
November 1, 2013
According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) edged down by 0.4% in September, following a revised 0.2% decline in August. During September, chemical production was lower in all seven regions.   On a three-month moving average (3MMA), output of the nation’s overall manufacturing sector edged...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/U-S-chemical-production-edged-down-in-Sept-production-remains-ahead-year-over-year_11201.html
October 31, 2013
Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) is today officially opening its new €100-million Clariant Innovation Center (CIC) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The company’s new global hub for Research & Development (R&D) is based at the Industriepark Höchst. It will be the home of Clariant’s competence centers in chemical research and process...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Clariant-opens-new-innovation-center-in-Frankfurt_11199.html
October 31, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cpchem.com) has announced that it has finalized the sale to Grand Astor Limited of Chevron Phillips Chemical’s affiliate company Chevron Phillips Chemical (China) Co. Ltd., which owns a polystyrene plant located in Zhangjiagang...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Chevron-Phillips-completes-sale-of-polystyrene-business_11200.html
October 30, 2013
Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) plans to sell its Leather Services business to Stahl Holdings B.V. (Waalwijk, the Netherlands; www.stahl.com), which is majority-owned by Wendel Group. Stahl is a Dutch company providing high quality chemicals, dyes and coatings for leather and other applications. The combination of both businesses would create a global leader in leather chemicals with a...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Clariant-plans-to-divest-Leather-Services-Business-to-Stahl_11198.html
October 29, 2013
Haldor Topsøe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark; www.topsoe.com) says that Qinghua, the largest substitute natural gas (SNG) plant ever built in the world was successfully started in the city of Yining, located in Xinjiang, a region in the northwestern part of China. Topsøe designed the methanation section of this plant, which is owned and operated by the Chinese company Qinghua Group. It is the largest...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Worlds-largest-SNG-plant-goes-onstream-in-China_11191.html
October 29, 2013
BASF New Business GmbH (Luswigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) has entered into an agreement with the Dutch Technology Foundation (STW; Utrecht; www.stw.nl), Delft University of Technology (www.tudelft.nl) and the University of Amsterdam (www.uva.nl) for licenses on the basic patents for magnetocaloric materials of the manganese iron family. Cooling systems based on these new materials enable more efficient...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/BASF-obtains-exclusive-rights-to-market-magnetocaloric-materials_11192.html
October 29, 2013
Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) has opened a new production facility for organic specialty surfactants in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) in Shanghai, China. The new facility has an annual capacity of around 80,000 metric tons. The...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Evonik-starts-up-new-production-facility-in-Shanghai_11193.html
October 29, 2013
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) says it will establish a new manufacturing campus in Zhangjiagang, China, to support growing demand in Asia for energy technology and advanced materials produced by its Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT; Morris Township, N.J.) business. The initial phase of the investment will include catalyst and adsorbents production capacity for Honeywell UOP, a PMT business that...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Honeywell-to-build-new-production-facility-in-China_11194.html
October 29, 2013
Ametek, Inc. (Berwyn, Pa.; www.ametek.com) has acquired Creaform, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of portable 3-D measurement technologies and a provider of 3-D engineering services for...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Ametek-acquires-Creaform-for-$120-million_11195.html
October 29, 2013
AkzoNobel (Amsterdam; www.AkzoNobel.com) has strengthened its manufacturing footprint in India by opening a new €20 million decorative paints plant in Gwalior, which will have a capacity of 55 million L/yr.  The new Greenfield facility –...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/AkzoNobel-opens-new-coatings-plant-in-India_11196.html
October 29, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com) :JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract from Codelco’s Radomiro Tomic Division for sustaining capital services for its Radomiro Tomic (RT) copper mine in Calama, Antofagasta, Chile. The three-year contract has a potential value of $27 million. With this award, Jacobs establishes an office in Calama and expands its...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Jacobs-receives-contract-from-Codelco-in-Chile_11197.html
October 28, 2013
EuroChem (Moscow, Russia; www.eurochem.ru), one of the world's largest fertilizer companies, today announces the launch of drilling and blasting operations at its phosphate rock development project in Kazakhstan. The large-scale development of the phosphate rock deposit is carried out by Kazakhstan- based EuroChem-Fertilizers LLP. The initial...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Eurochem-launches-mining-operations-in-Kazakhstan_11190.html
October 24, 2013
WorleyParsons Ltd. (North Sydney, Australia; www.worleyparsons.com) announces the recent award of an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Invista for the development of a new...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/WorleyParsons-awarded-detailed-EPCM-contract-by-Invista_11185.html
October 24, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA; Washington, D.C.; www.epa.gov) is finalizing a rule that will allow the agency to restrict imports of potentially harmful perfluorinated chemicals that could be used in carpets. The regulation will require companies to report to EPA all new uses, including in domestic and imported products, of these chemicals once used for soil and stain resistance in carpets...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/EPA-takes-steps-to-allow-restriction-of-imports-of-harmful-category-of-chemicals-used-in-carpets_11186.html
October 24, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (Columbus, Ohio; www.momentive.com) has announced that it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited (Kanoria) to form a joint venture (JV) that would construct a new phenolic...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Momentive-and-Kanoria-form-JV-for-phenolic-specialty-resins-in-India_11187.html
October 23, 2013
Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.; www.bv.com) has been selected as the Engineer of Record for the Marine Works and Desalination components on the $3.43 billion Escondida Water Supply (EWS) project in...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Black-and-Veatch-selected-for-major-desalination-project-at-worlds-largest-copper-mine_11184.html
October 22, 2013
The partial shutdown of the federal government earlier this month didn’t take the steam out of the U.S. economy, according to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) released today. The CAB is a leading economic indicator, shown to lead U.S. business cycles by an average of eight months at cycle peaks, and...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Chemical-Activity-Barometer-increased-during-September-ACC-says_11175.html
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