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April 12, 2013
Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Bedlgium; www.solvay.com) announces today that it will build a specialty surfactant plant at an industrial park in Genthin, Germany, close to Berlin. The unit will develop and produce surfactant solutions for Solvay's home & personal care and industrial customers serving Central and Eastern Europe. "This investment advances the successful execution of our...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Solvay-plans-to-build-a-specialty-surfactant-plant-in-Germany_10421.html
April 11, 2013
Outotec Oy (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has agreed with Baotou Steel International Economic & Trading Co. on the design and delivery of an indurating furnace for a new iron-ore pelletizing plant to be built in China. The contract price is not disclosed, but deliveries with similar scope are typically worth approximately €30 million. The order has been booked in Outotec's first quarter 2013...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Outotec-to-deliver-technology-for-an-iron-ore-pelletizing-plant-in-China_10416.html
April 11, 2013
Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. (Shanghai, China), a subsidiary of the Wison Group (www.wison.com), announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.; www.bv.com) to jointly pursue barge-based natural gas liquefaction facility projects on an exclusive basis. Under the agreement, Wison will hold responsibility for barge design and engineering, and...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Wison-and-Black-and-Veatch-to-jointly-pursue-offshore-LNG-projects_10418.html
April 11, 2013
Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com) today announced the acquisition of Tri-State Carbonic’s merchant carbon dioxide business in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Financial terms of the transaction were...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Praxair-acquires-Tri-State-Carbonics-merchant-CO2-Business_10419.html
April 10, 2013
Pemex Refinación (Huasteca, Mexico; www.ref.pemex.com) has awarded to a consortium formed by Sener (Madrid, Spain; www.sener.es) and the industrial division of the company Obrascón Huarte Lain a turnkey project for the construction of a 35-MW cogeneration plant in its Francisco I Madero petroleum refinery, located in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Pemex Refinación selected the...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Sener-and-Obrascon-Huarte-Lain-to-build-a-cogeneration-plant-in-Mexico_10415.html
April 9, 2013
The Linde Group (Munich, Germany; www.linde.com) has been awarded a major contract by Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) to build several plants to generate and purify gases in Jamnagar, India. Part of the Reliance Group, India’s largest private...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Linde-to-build-major-plant-complex-for-Reliance-in-India_10413.html
April 9, 2013
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland; www.fwc.com) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has been awarded a contract by Aughinish Alumina Refinery for the design and supply of two shop-assembled steam generators located at the alumina plant facility at Aughinish Island (Askeaton, Ireland). Aughinish Alumina Refinery is a part of UC RUSAL. Foster Wheeler has received a...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-for-two-steam-generators-in-Ireland_10414.html
April 8, 2013
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany: www.siemens.com/industryautomation) and Bentley Systems Systems (Exton, Pa.; www.bently.com) announced today at the Hannover Messe that they are stepping up their strategic collaboration, focusing on the process industry sector in fields such as chemicals, energy, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas. Both companies are targeting increased...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Siemens-and-Bentley-extend-collaboration-to-the-process-industry_10411.html
April 8, 2013
KBR (Houston; www.kbr.com) and Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Tokyo, Japan; www.yokogawa.com) today announced the formation of a new alliance in which KBR will supply a fertilizer automation package as part of its ammonia process-technology solutions to customers worldwide. This solution complements KBR’s industry leading ammonia portfolio of process licenses, basic engineering design package, proprietary...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/KBR-and-Yokogawa-establish-ammonia-technology-alliance_10412.html
April 5, 2013
Neste Jacobs Oy (Porvoo; www.nestejacobs.com) and enzyme company Roal Oy (Rajamäki, both Finland; www.roal.fi) have signed a contract covering the expansion of the existing enzyme production...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Neste-Jacobs-and-Roal-sign-a-contract-to-expand-enzyme-production-plant_10407.html
April 5, 2013
Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) is strengthening its product portfolio for biocides to serve the megatrend urbanization. The German specialty chemicals group has acquired Singapore-based PCTS Specialty Chemicals Pte. Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. The transaction closes with immediate effect. Through the acquisition, Lanxess is now one of the leading suppliers of biocides for paints and...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Lanxess-acquires-Asian-biocide-specialist-PCTS_10408.html
April 5, 2013
Uhde Inventa-Fischer (Berlin, Germany; and Domat/Ems, Switzerland; www.uhde-inventa-fischer.com) has been awarded a contract by Micro Polypet Pvt. Ltd., an Indian joint venture comprising the chemical companies RLG Group and Action Petrochem Pvt. Ltd., to build a plant for the production of high-quality PET for bottling and packaging applications. The plant, which will be located in Panipat, India, will...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-to-build-MTR-plant-for-Micro-Polypet_10409.html
April 4, 2013
On April 3, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI; Tokyo, Japan; www.mhi.co.jp) concluded an agreement with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL; New Delhi, India), a state-owned heavy electrical-equipment manufacturer, under which MHI will license its fluegas-desulfurization (FGD) technologies to BHEL. The licensing agreement covers MHI's EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) technologies for...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/MHI-to-license-FGD-technologies-to-Indias-BHEL_10406.html
April 3, 2013
The engineering and technology group Sener (Madrid, Spain; www.sener.es) has opened an office at the business heart of the country, São Paulo. Sener thus establishes an operating and permanent division in this Latin American country, made up of about 300 Brazilian professionals specialized in engineering and construction that will carry out projects in the fields of power and process, civil...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Sener-opens-office-in-Brazil_10405.html
April 2, 2013
Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) is expanding its business in Leverkusen with solutions for water treatment. At its largest site worldwide, the company is investing around €10 million in a new production line for weakly acidic cation-exchange resins of the Lewatit premium brand, plus a state-of-the-art facility for food-grade-standard filling and packaging. One key area of application...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Lanxess-expands-ion-exchange-resin-facilities-at-Leverkusen-site_10401.html
April 2, 2013
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com), a Honeywell company, announced today that its technology has been selected to produce key petrochemicals in a new complex in Brunei.    Brunei Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of China’s Zhejiang Hengyi Group Co., will use several UOP technologies to produce aromatics, which are key materials used in the production of polymers, plastics...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/UOP-technology-selected-for-petrochemicals-complex-in-Brunei_10403.html
April 2, 2013
KBR (Houston; www.kbr.com) announced today that Shell Canada Energy has selected KBR to perform off-site modularization and pipe fabrication at their Edmonton Module Facility. This historic project will use Shell Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technologies to reduce CO2 emissions at Shell’s Upgrader, which upgrades oil originating from Shell’s Athabasca Oil...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/KBR-wins-fabrication-award-for-first-Canadian-oil-sands-CCS-project-in-Alberta_10404.html
April 1, 2013
Plant Watch AkzoNobel Chemical Island starts supply to world’s biggest single-line pulp mill March 7, 2013 — AkzoNobel’s (Amsterdam, The Netherlands; www.akzonobel.com) new €90-million Jupiá Chemical Island in Brazil has begun supplying the Eldorado Brasil Celulose pulp mill, which is the biggest in the world. The Jupiá facility, one of AkzoNobel’s largest...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/AkzoNobel-Chemical-Island-starts-supply-to-worlds-biggest-single-line-pulp-mill-and-more-business-news_10396.html
April 1, 2013
Toyo Engineering Corp. (Toyo; Chiba, Japan; www.toyo-eng.co.jp) has been jointly awarded with ENPPI, an engineering company under the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum, a contract to build a 400,000 ton/yr polyethylene (PE) plant as part of Ethydco's petrochemical complex to be established in Alexandria, the Arab Republic of Egypt, and owned by ETHYDCO, The Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Co. under the...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Toyo-awarded-PE-plant-contract-in-Egypt_10400.html
March 28, 2013
China Petrochemical International Ltd. (Sinopec International), Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (SVW) and Davy Process Technology (Davy; London, England; www.davyprotech.com), a wholly owned Johnson Matthey subsidiary, are pleased to announce the acceptance of a 771,000 metric ton (m.t.) per year methanol plant located in Changshou Chemical Garden, Chongqing, P.R. China. The Plant is the first Davy facility...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Sinopec-Sichuan-Vinylon-Works-and-Davy-announce-the-acceptance-of-a-methanol-plant-in-China_10398.html
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