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December 1, 2006
Shanxi Jincheng Anthracite Coal Mining Co. Ltd. (China) has contracted Uhde GmbH (Dortmund, Germany; to engineer and supply a methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) plant. The unit will be part of a pilot-scale complex being constructed at Jincheng, Shanxi Provence — about 600 km southwest of Beijing — that includes a fluidized-bed...
November 1, 2006
  Large reductions in the emission of pollutants have been reported in the operation of a novel type of municipal solid-waste treatment plant. A group from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Dept. of Chemical Engineering ( has reported test results recently conducted on a municipal-solid-waste (MSW), co-combustion pilot plant — a novel design...
November 1, 2006
Last September, on-specification, polymer-grade ethylene was produced by the first grassroots unit to utilize an ethylene recovery technology that was jointly developed by ABB Lummus Global (Bloomfield, N.J.; and the China Petroleum &...
November 1, 2006
Last month, China’s third largest oil company, CNOOC, and Choren Industries GmbH (Freiberg, Germany; launched a new joint venture — Choren-CNOOC Beijing Gasification...
October 1, 2006
Construction is underway on what is said to be the world's largest hydrogen chloride recycling plant, for Bayer MaterialScience AG (BMS; Leverkusen, Germany; When the unit starts up in 2008 at the Shanghai, China site, it will produce 215,000 m.t./yr of Clâ‚‚ from HCl; this will be the first large-scale application of oxygen-depolarized cathode (ODC) technology. The HCl for the...
August 1, 2006
Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.; has acquired Zhejiang Omex Environmental...
August 1, 2006
    China, one of the world's great growth stories, may become the world's largest consumer market. As that potential unfolds, petrochemical activity and investment are sure to be key drivers. China is now the 6th largest economy in the world, boasting a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $2.23 trillion in 2005; but measured on a purchasing power parity (PPP) basis, China would rank as the...
June 1, 2006
Interphex Asia. Reed Exhibitions (Singapore). Phone: +65-6789-8800; Fax: +65-6789-7711; Web...
June 1, 2006
Bayer MaterialScience AG (BMS; Leverkusen, Germany; has developed a new process for producing toluene diisocyanate (TDI), a precursor for making flexible polyurethane foam. Without...
February 1, 2006
    While politicians and research institutes debate about a future hydrogen economy, plant contractors and industrial gas suppliers are working overtime to build bigger, more efficient hydrogen plants to meet the immediate demands. The fact is, there doesn’t seem to be enough H2 around to meet the growing demand for clean fuels and basic chemicals. This is the first time in the market...
January 1, 2006
Du Pont (Wilmington, Del.; and the city of Dongying, China, have reached an agreement for constructing a...
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