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October 31, 2012
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; has received a contract from Paradeep Phosphates Ltd. (PPL) to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for its sulfuric-acid plant expansion project in Paradeep, Orissa, India. Officials...
October 29, 2012
KBR (Houston; and Southern Company subsidiary, Southern Generation Technologies, today announced a cooperation agreement through which both organizations will collaborate in an effort to expand the global adoption of Transport Integrated Gasification — or TRIG — technology. Under the terms of this agreement, KBR will lead the sale and delivery of all TRIG licenses worldwide...
October 26, 2012
Technip (Paris, France; was awarded by The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.; the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract and cracking furnaces engineering and procurement services for a previously announced...
October 24, 2012
Evonik Industries AG’s (Essen, Germany; endeavor to build a new production facility for cosmetics and consumer goods in Americana in the Brazilian state of São Paulo is moving ahead rapidly. The mid-double-digit million euro investment will go on stream 2014 and will create around 80 new jobs in total. “The total production capacity of around 50,000 metric tons per year...
October 24, 2012
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow; Midland, Mich.; says that it plans to build a new world-scale plant for the production of metallocene ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM), sold under the trademark of Nordel IP Hydrocarbon Rubber. The new facility, when operational in 2016, will help set the standard in cost effectiveness and production efficiencies by incorporating the use of Dow’s...
October 24, 2012
Chiyoda Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; has been awarded a licensing and engineering contract by Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd. (Reading, U.K.; for the use of Chiyoda’s Acetica technology for producing acetic acid. This technology will be sub-licensed by Foster Wheeler to Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras; Rio de Janerio, Brazil) for Complexo Gás-Químico...
October 23, 2012
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.;, a Honeywell company, and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. (EMRE; Fairfax, Va.; announced today that Rafinerija Nafte Brod, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s sole oil refinery, has selected UOP and EMRE technology to improve the quality of refined lubricants and fuels. The licensing agreement is the first under a joint licensing alliance...
October 22, 2012
Praxair China (Shanghai; has signed a long-term contract with Oxiranchem Yangzhou Co. to supply on-site industrial gases to their chemical park located in the Jiangsu province. Oxiranchem Yangzhou Co. is a...
October 22, 2012
The first solar tower power plant in North Africa will be built in Algeria. The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit; BMU) have agreed to collaborate on this project. The aim is to build a...
October 21, 2012
Samsung Engineering Co.(Seoul, Korea; was formally awarded the Yanbu petroleum-refinery expansion project from Luberef (Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co.) on October 20th in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Luberef’s president and CEO Ali A. Al-Hazmi met with Samsung Engineering’s...
October 18, 2012
Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Belgium; says it is reinforcing its leadership on the growing world market for Solef polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) by starting up a new production capacity at its Tavaux plant, France. Solvay invested €26 million to increase the PVDF production capacity at the plant by 50%. Solvay's Solef PVDF is, among others, used for demanding applications in oil & gas...
October 18, 2012
Praxair Peru (, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.;, has started up a new air separation unit (ASU) to expand Praxair’s supply of industrial gases to one of the largest producers...
October 18, 2012
Fluor Corp. (Irving, Tex.; was awarded an initial contract by Baikal Mining Co. (as part of MetaloInvest) for the definition phase of the Udokan copper deposit development project in Russia. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract amount in the third quarter of 2012. Baikal Mining Co. commenced work on the definition phase study with Fluor Canada Ltd. and it is expected to continue...
October 17, 2012
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI; Tokyo, Japan; has been awarded by Statoil, an international energy company with headquarters in Norway, to undertake a concept study for a technology qualification program (TQP) for one of the world's largest carbon dioxide capture facilities. The approximately 3,400 ton/d CO2 recovery system is targeted for installation at a 280-MW gas-fired combined...
October 17, 2012
CB&I's (The Woodlands, Tex.; Lummus Technology has been awarded a contract by Huating Coal Group Co., Ltd. for the license, basic engineering and related services for a...
October 17, 2012
JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; says that its wholly-owned Saudi Arabian subsidiary, JGC Gulf International Co. (JGC Gulf), has been awarded a contract for expansion of ethylene manufacturing facilities for the Rabigh Phase II Project. The contract was awarded by client Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical Co. The lump-sum turnkey contract calls for the engineering, procurement, and construction...
October 17, 2012
Hillenbrand, Inc. (Batesville, Ind.; has agreed to acquire the Coperion Group (Stuttgart, Germany; . The transaction is anticipated to close by December 31, 2012, subject to regulatory approvals. Hillenbrand is a strategic global diversified industrial company, publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange and will acquire Coperion from Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, a...
October 17, 2012
Uhde Inventa-Fischer (Domat/Ems, Switzerland; is to build a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant for its Indian customer JBF Industries Ltd., a leading producer of polyester granules. The plant with a total name plate capacity of 432,000 metric tons (m.t.) per year will be located in Geel, Belgium, and will produce high-quality PET for bottling and packaging applications...`s-biggest-PET-plant_9867.html
October 15, 2012
Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; , a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, today announced to expand the production capacity for Houdry dehydrogenation catalysts. The expansion will be achieved by a low double-digit million Swiss francs investment at its current Louisville, Ky. plant. Production is planned to start in September...
October 12, 2012
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland; say that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract by Lanxess Butyl Pte. Ltd. for a new neodymium-polybutadiene (Nd-PBR) rubber plant to be built on Jurong Island, Singapore. This award follows Foster Wheeler’s successful completion of...
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