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“Pharmerging India” Seeks Cooperation Partner in Russia

A New Pharma–JV on its Way?

“Pharmerging India” Seeks Cooperation Partner in Russia

07/24/2017 - Is Russia the partner of choice for the booming Indian pharmaceutical branch? A meeting of Russian and Indian government officials and industry represents are expected to fathom the opportunities for a joint project in Chelyabinsk, north-east Russia. read...

Chinese Petrochemical Complex to Use PP and HDPE Technologies from Lyondell Basell

China: Production of Petrochemicals

Chinese Petrochemical Complex to Use PP and HDPE Technologies from Lyondell Basell

07/23/2017 - Liaoning Bora Petrochemical has selected Lyondell Basell’s polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) technologies for three new plants in its new petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China. read...

Air Separation Plant in East China Petrochemical Park Starts Production

China: Industrial Gases

Air Separation Plant in East China Petrochemical Park Starts Production

07/23/2017 - Praxair has started up its new air separation plant for Nanjing Jinling Huntsman New Materials, a joint venture between Sinopec Jinling and Huntsman. read...

MAN Diesel & Turbo Completes Power Plant in Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Power Generation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Completes Power Plant in Nicaragua

07/22/2017 - MAN Diesel & Turbo announced that it has commissioned eight type 18 V48/60 engines in the new Planta MAN 140 power plant in Los Brasiles, Nicaragua and handed them over to the operator, Alba Generación. The company is also responsible for engineering and delivery of the engines and equipment, steel structure, piping and electrics. read...

Exxon Mobil Renews Research into Conversion of Biomass into Fuel

USA: Biofuels

Exxon Mobil Renews Research into Conversion of Biomass into Fuel

07/22/2017 - Exxon Mobil announced a two-year renewal of an agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to research the fundamental chemistry of converting biomass into transportation fuels. read...

Emerson to Upgrade San Francisco's Wastewater Plant

USA: Wastewater Treatment

Emerson to Upgrade San Francisco's Wastewater Plant

07/22/2017 - Emerson has been awarded a 15-year design-build contract with a volume of $ 20 million for a comprehensive automation project to modernize San Francisco's Southeast Treatment Plant. read...

Mol Group Signs Licence Agreements with Evonik and Thyssenkrupp for Polyol Project

Hungary: Propylene Oxide Production

Mol Group Signs Licence Agreements with Evonik and Thyssenkrupp for Polyol Project

07/21/2017 - For its strategic investment into the propylene oxide value chain, Mol Group is partnering with Evonik and Thyssenkrupp. The company announced that this project would be their largest investment project in 2017-21. read...

The War for Talents in the Oil and Gas Business

USA: Oil and Gas Industry

The War for Talents in the Oil and Gas Business

07/21/2017 - In a study published by McKinsey&Company, the economics researchers identify three themes that are redefining the role of HR in oil and gas, with implications for HR strategy and operating model. read...

Milacron Expands Hot Runner Facility in China

China: Plastics Industry

Milacron Expands Hot Runner Facility in China

07/20/2017 - Milacron announced the completion of an 8,200 m2 expansion in Kunshan City, Jiangsu, China to their hot runner and control systems manufacturing facility and a 2,500 m2 expansion in administration and support staff offices. read...

Thierry Vanlancker Follows Ton Büchner as CEO of Akzo Nobel

The Netherlands: Coatings and Speciality Chemicals

Thierry Vanlancker Follows Ton Büchner as CEO of Akzo Nobel

07/20/2017 - Akzo Nobel announced that Chief Executive Ton Büchner steps down with immediate effect due to health reasons. The company has announced Thierry Vanlancker as the new CEO. read...