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September 6, 2012
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) is investing in the construction of a production plant for specialty zeolites at its Ludwigshafen, Germany, headquarters site. The plant is expected to start up operations in the first quarter of 2014, significantly increasing BASF’s production capacity for specialty zeolites. Zeolites are crystalline aluminosilicates that are found in different molecular...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-building-production-plant-for-specialty-zeolites-in-Ludwigshafen_9721.html
September 6, 2012
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland; www.fwc.com) Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by JSC Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat, for the engineering and material supply of a new double-cell Terrace Wall steam reformer heater and air preheating system to be built at the Salavat Refinery, in the Republic of...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-for-new-Terrace-Wall-steam-reformer-in-Russia_9722.html
September 5, 2012
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland; www.fwc.com) say that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Shell Global Solutions International B.V. to develop a basic engineering package (BEP) for a world-scale...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-BEP-for-MEG-facility-in-Qatar_9716.html
September 5, 2012
Shell (www.shell.com) says it will go ahead with the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The so-called Quest project will be built on behalf of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project joint venture owners (Shell, Chevron and Marathon Oil) and with support from the Governments of Canada and Alberta. Alberta’s oil sands are a secure, reliable source of energy...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Shell-to-construct-worlds-first-oil-sands-CCS-project_9717.html
September 4, 2012
Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.; www.airproducts.com) has signed a long-term contract with Cangzhou Zhengyuan Fertilizer Co., and will build, own and operate an air separation unit (ASU) and integrated gas liquefier in Hebei Province, China. The ASU will produce approximately 2,000 ton/d of gaseous oxygen for...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Air-Products-to-build-a-new-ASU-to-supply-Cangzhou-Zhengyuan-Fertilizer-_9713.html
September 4, 2012
SNC-Lavalin Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada; www.snclavalin.com) has been awarded a contract by Minera Antucoya S.A., a subsidiary of Antofagasta Minerals S.A. (AMSA), to provide overall management, detailed engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Antucoya project in Chile...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/SNC-Lavalin-awarded-EPCM-contract-for-copper-project-in-Chile_9714.html
September 4, 2012
Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) is building the world’s largest plant for EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) synthetic rubber in China. The company is investing €235 million in the plant in Changzhou (Jiangsu Province). This is the largest investment the company has made in China to date. The plant will have a capacity of 160,000 metric tons (m.t.) per year and the...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Lanxess-to-build-worlds-largest-EPDM-plant-in-China_9715.html
September 1, 2012
Plant Watch Air Products to build world’s largest energy-from-waste facility in the U.K. August 7, 2012 — Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.; www.airproducts.com) plans to build and operate a renewable energy plant in the U.K. using advanced-gasification energy-from-waste (EfW) technology. The Tees Valley plant, located at the New Energy and Technology Business Park, near Billingham, Teesside, is...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Air-Products-to-build-worlds-largest-energy-from-waste-facility-in-the-U-K-and-more-business-news_9686.html
August 29, 2012
The Linde Group (Munich, Germany; www.linde.com) has been awarded a long-term contract to supply Vietnamese steel-company POSCO SS-Vina (PSSV) with industrial gases. PSSV and local Group member Linde Gas Vietnam (LGV) recently signed an agreement to this effect. The deal will see Linde construct the country's largest air...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Linde-to-build-Vietnams-largest-ASU_9708.html
August 29, 2012
JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; www.jgc.co.jp) has been awarded a contract by Osaki CoolGen Corp. for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services of the core facilities for an integrated coal-gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) demonstration plant. The lump-sum turnkey contract, which was awarded by Osaki CoolGen Corp, a 50-50 joint venture between Chugoku Electric Power Co, Inc. (the Chugoku...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/JGC-awarded-contract-for-EPC-services-of-Japans-first-oxygen-blown-coal-IGCC-plant_9710.html
August 28, 2012
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com) has received a contract from RSPL Ltd. to provide engineering services for a new greenfield soda ash plant in Gujarat...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Jacobs-receives-contract-for-soda-ash-plant-in-India_9704.html
August 28, 2012
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland; www.fwc.com) says that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Samsung C&T ECUK Ltd. (Samsung), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung C&T Korea, to participate in a comprehensive update of the front-end engineering design (FEED) developed previously by a third party for 2Co Energy Limited's (2Co) Don Valley...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Foster-Wheeler-FEED-contract-for-CCS-project-in-the-U-K-_9705.html
August 28, 2012
JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; www.jgc.co.jp) says that it will be joining Japan's largest-scale mega-solar photovoltaic power generation project to date, located in the seaside industrial district of Oita City, Oita Prefecture. This is the first domestic solar power project JGC has taken part in, and when the plant begins to generate electricity for the commercial power grid (schedule for May 2013), it will...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/JGC-launches-Japans-largest-Mega-Solar-Power-Project_9706.html
August 28, 2012
CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) has been awarded a contract by the Hebei Haiwei Group for the license and basic engineering design of a grassroots propane...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Lummus-propane-dehydrogenation-technology-selected-for-unit-in-China_9707.html
August 27, 2012
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) has increased its global annual capacity for the production of the chemical intermediate PolyTHF (polytetramethylene ether glycol – PTMEG) from 185,000 metric tons to 250,000 metric tons. The company has continuously developed and expanded its production processes. BASF also took measures to modernize and enhance the efficiency of its plants and ensured...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-increases-global-PolyTHF-capacity_9698.html
August 23, 2012
Yesterday, SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany; www.sglgroup.com) – The Carbon Company – and Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co. (Qinghai Salt Lake; Golmud, Qinghai, China) held a project launch ceremony to celebrate contract signing for the supply of a recovery system which enables the recycling and re-use of hydrochloric acid (HCl). The contract has a value of more than €20 million. SGL Group...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/SGL-Group-to-supply-HCl-recovery-system-to-Qinghai-Salt-Lake-Industry_9654.html
August 23, 2012
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland; www.fwc.com) says that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for a world-scale grassroots gas-to-chemicals complex in Linhares, Espirito Santo State, southeast Brazil, called Complexo Gás-Químico UFN-IV. Foster Wheeler...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-for-gas-to-chemicals-complex-in-Brazil_9679.html
August 21, 2012
In May 2012 ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH (Uhde; Dortmund, Germany; www.uhde.eu) won a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for a single-train polypropylene (PP) plant based on LyondellBasell's Spheripol process technology for ZapSibNeftekhim L.L.C, a wholly owned...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Uhde-awarded-FEED-contract-for-Russian-PP-plant_9614.html
August 20, 2012
As part of the company’s India Growth Plan, Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.; www.bv.com) is expanding its India operations, which includes adding numerous local professionals by 2020. Moving and expanding its Pune office to address the increased critical human infrastructure needs in India is a key milestone. The office move will allow continued growth and enhance Black & Veatch’s...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Black-and-Veatch-expands-in-Pune-India-_9612.html
August 16, 2012
On August 14, BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Prosol Lacke + Farben GmbH (Aschaffenburg, Germany; www.prosol-farben.de) signed a contract regarding the sale of the decorative paints business of Relius Coatings GmbH & Co. KG in Germany and Relius France SAS in France. The business encompasses construction paints...
http://www.che.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-sells-decorative-paints-business-to-Prosol-_9611.html
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