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August 27, 2014
MOL plc (Budapest, Hungary; has selected Axens Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France; to perform the revamping of its DMHCK unit (FCC feed hydrotreater and mild hydrocracking) at the Danube Refinery in...
August 26, 2014
The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.;, continued to see moderated upward growth in August, with a 0.2% gain over July, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). This represented a deceleration from the 0.4% gain in July and an average gain of 0.5% for the first six months of...
August 26, 2014
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; , a Honeywell company, has announced its commercial launch of an integrated bioreactor system to remove organic and inorganic contaminants from a wide range of industrial wastewater streams.   Honeywell’s UOP XCeed bioreactor system, based on Honeywell’s immobilized cell bioreactor...
August 26, 2014
CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co. for the license and engineering design of a grassroots petrochemicals complex to be built in Lingwu, Yinchuan City, Ningxia, China.   The complex will use CB&I's proprietary Olefins Conversion Technology...
August 25, 2014
Kemira Oyj (Helsinki; has awarded Pöyry Oyj (Vantaa, both Finland; with assignments for EPCM (engineering, procurement and construction management) services for a sodium chlorate...
August 25, 2014
LyondellBasell (Rotterdam, The Netherlands; has announced plans to build a world-scale plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast with a capacity of 900 million pounds per yr (~400,000 metric ton (m.t.)/yr) of propylene oxide (PO) and around 2 billion pounds per yr (~900,000 m.t./yr) of tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) and its derivatives.  The...
August 25, 2014
Umicore N.V. (Brussels, Belgium; has announced the acquisition of the business and assets of CP Chemicals Group, LP (Wickliffe, Ohio; CP Chemicals is a refiner and recycler of cobalt- and nickel-containing secondary materials, such as superalloy scrap, and transforms these into chemicals for the catalyst and petrochemical refining industries. CP Chemicals also...
August 25, 2014
KBR Inc. (Houston; has been awarded a contract from Gemini HDPE LLC, a manufacturing joint venture between INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (Ineos) and Sasol, to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for a new high-density polyethylene (HDPE) facility to be located at...
August 25, 2014
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in Ovadan-Depe near the capital of Ashgabad in Turkmenistan to launch the construction of a major plant focused on the conversion of natural gas into synthetic gasoline. The plant will be based on Haldor Topsøe A/S’s (Lyngby, Denmark; TIGAS (Topsøe Improved Gasoline Synthesis) technology and will become the first full scale large...
August 22, 2014
The Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) from the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; rose 0.1% in July on a three-month-moving-average (3MMA) basis.   The small gain indicates that “growth remained tepid at the...
August 21, 2014
CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; has been awarded a contract by Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen S.A. (PKN) for the license and...
August 20, 2014
AkzoNobel N.V. (Amsterdam, the Netherlands; today broke ground on its new decorative paints site in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. The facility is part of an investment in excess of €50 million to build manufacturing facilities for both powder coatings and decorative paints.   Located in Qionglai...
August 20, 2014
Siluria Technologies (San Francisco, Calif.; has announced the initial close of its Series D financing round. The round was led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the venture investment subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading fully integrated energy and chemical enterprise, and included additional investments by all of the major existing investors in Siluria. The total...
August 20, 2014
ABB (Zurich, Switzerland; has signed an agreement to divest the ABB Full Service business to Nordic Capital for an undisclosed amount. The sale is expected to close in the...
August 19, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI; Tokyo, Japan;, working jointly with GAP Insaat Yatirim ve Dis Tiscaret A.S., a Turkish construction company and Mitsubishi Corp., will build large-scale ammonia and urea fertilizer production plants for Turkmenhimiya (TH), a state-owned chemical company in Turkmenistan. The EPCC (engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning) contract...
August 19, 2014
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; recently completed Huntsman Pigments’ new €38-million iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment manufacturing facility in Scarlino, Italy. Huntsman celebrated the completion on July 1, 2014.   Jacobs worked closely with Huntsman to execute the project from its Milan, Italy office; providing engineering and...
August 19, 2014
Sika AG (Baar, Switzerland; is expanding its presence in the Asia/Pacific Region with the establishment of Sika Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is experiencing a construction boom, driven by infrastructure developments and fast-growing tourism.   Heinz Gisel, president of Sika...
August 18, 2014
Samsung SDI Co. (Gyeonggi-do, South Korea; and Sungrow Power Supply Co. (Hefei, China; will establish a joint venture (JV) to jointly develop the energy storage system (ESS) market of China, and to make joint investment in building a production plant. This JV will be in charge of developing...
August 18, 2014
Dura-Line (Knoxville, Tenn.;, a portfolio company of Chicago-based equity firm CHS Capital, will be acquired by Mexichem S.A.B. de C.V. (Tlalnepantla, Mexico;, advancing  Mexichem’s strategy of global growth in high-end specialty products.  The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014.  ...
August 18, 2014
Integra Services Technologies, Inc. (Pasadena, Tex.; is expanding its rental coverage by opening a new rentals location in Nederland, Tex. The office was...
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