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Morocco Orders Large-Scale Desalination Plant

Morocco: Water Treatment

Morocco Orders Large-Scale Desalination Plant

07/06/2017 - Abengoa has signed contracts to build a new 275,000 m3/day desalination plant in the Agadir region, Morocco. read...

Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Germany: Rubber and Colorant Specialities

Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

07/06/2017 - Following the acquisition of US firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company Lanxess has revised its organizational structure. The two business lines Rubber Additives Business (RAB) and Colorant Additives Business (CAB) now both belong to the Rhein Chemie business unit. read...

Shell Secures Rights in SBI's Biofuel Technology

Canada: Biofuels

Shell Secures Rights in SBI's Biofuel Technology

07/06/2017 - Royal Dutch Shell, through its subsidiary Shell International Exploration and Production, and SBI Bio Energy have reached an agreement granting Shell exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI’s biofuel technology. read...

Akzo Nobel Announces Two New Acquisitions

The Netherlands: Performance Coatings

Akzo Nobel Announces Two New Acquisitions

07/05/2017 - Akzo Nobel announced the acquisition of UK-based Flexcrete Technologies and an agreement to acquire French manufacturer Disa Technology (Disatech). read...

Lanxess Expands Range of Membranes for Reverse Osmosis

Germany: Water Treatment

Lanxess Expands Range of Membranes for Reverse Osmosis

07/05/2017 - Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO). read...

Air Liquide Invests in Start-Ups

France: Digitalisation

Air Liquide Invests in Start-Ups

07/05/2017 - Aliad, Air Liquide’s venture capital investment arm, has announced three new equity investments in technology start-ups, Dietsensor and Ubleam, and in the investment fund Investisseurs & Partenaires. read...

Pilot Plants for Polymerisation Might Drive Development of Biomaterials

The Netherlands: Biopolymers

Pilot Plants for Polymerisation Might Drive Development of Biomaterials

07/04/2017 - Two new initiatives in the Netherlands aim to realise an open access pilot plant for polymerisation in order to boost production of plastics based on biomaterials. read...

Shin-Etsu Doubles Production of Rare Earth Magnets in Vietnam

Vietnam: Rare Earth Magnets

Shin-Etsu Doubles Production of Rare Earth Magnets in Vietnam

07/03/2017 - Shin-Etsu Chemical announced plans to double the production capacity of rare earth magnets in Vietnam’s Hai Phong Province. read...

Air Liquide to Supply China's Fiber Optics Industry

China: Industrial Gases

Air Liquide to Supply China's Fiber Optics Industry

07/03/2017 - Over a one-year time period, Air Liquide signed new supply contracts covering a period of 10 to 15 years with three major Chinese fiber optics manufacturers. read...

Ingevity to Meet Growing Demand for Pelletized Carbon in China

China: Shaped Carbons

Ingevity to Meet Growing Demand for Pelletized Carbon in China

07/03/2017 - Ingevity will build a new activated carbon extrusion plant in Changshu, China, to meet growing global demand for pelletized carbon products primarily for use in gasoline vapor emission control systems in cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats. read...

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