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Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

Launch of New Project

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

09/05/2017 - A new manufacturing facility in Texas is being established for MPCA, a consolidated subsidiary producing and distributing super-pure hydrogen peroxide. read...

BASF Inaugurates Pharma Technical Lab

Inauguration

BASF Inaugurates Pharma Technical Lab

09/05/2017 - BASF’s facility is expected to cater to the fast-growing pharmaceutical market in South Asia, with a strong focus on generic drug manufacturing. read...

Total and Linde Extend Gas Supply Contract for German Refinery

Germany: Industrial Gases

Total and Linde Extend Gas Supply Contract for German Refinery

09/05/2017 - The Linde Gases Division in Germany and Total Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland based in Leuna announced the extension of the existing gas supply contract by a further 15 years. read...

Hurricane Harvey: Fire at Arkema Plant

Natural Catastrophe

Hurricane Harvey: Fire at Arkema Plant

09/03/2017 - Around 5:05 p.m. (CDT) on September 1, representatives of the Harris County Emergency Operation Center observed multiple dark plumes of smoke coming from the Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas. Shortly thereafter, fire was observed at the plant. read...

Showa Denko to Construct New Plant for Production of Liquefied CO2

Japan: Industrial Gases

Showa Denko to Construct New Plant for Production of Liquefied CO2

09/02/2017 - Showa Denko Gas Products has announced the construction of a new plant to produce liquefied carbon dioxide (CO2) gas in Showa Denko’s Oita Petrochemical Complex located in Oita City, Oita Prefecture. read...

Sumitomo Chemical Licenses PO Technology for Major Petrochemical Project in Thailand

Thailand: Petrochemicals

Sumitomo Chemical Licenses PO Technology for Major Petrochemical Project in Thailand

09/02/2017 - Sumitomo Chemical will license its technology of manufacturing propylene oxide (PO) in connection with a large petrochemical project implemented by PTT Global Chemical Public Company (PTTGC) in Thailand. read...

Perstorp to Upgrade its Caprolactone Plant in the UK

UK: Lactone Production

Perstorp to Upgrade its Caprolactone Plant in the UK

08/31/2017 - Perstorp announced a significant investment to upgrade its original monomer plant in Warrington, UK. read...

Safety Concerns, Regulations and new Technologies Drive pH-Sensor Markets

Sensors and Measurement Equipment

Safety Concerns, Regulations and new Technologies Drive pH-Sensor Markets

08/31/2017 - Good perspectives for sensors manufacturers: The market for pH measuring equipment will experience steady and stable growth, a new study states. The trend in the pH sensor market is the demand of highly reliable & accurate pH sensors that lasts a lifetime with the reduced level of maintenance. read...

Modifications and Maintenance Contract for Shell's Platform and Gas Processing Plant

Norway: Oil and Gas Processing

Modifications and Maintenance Contract for Shell's Platform and Gas Processing Plant

08/31/2017 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a framework agreement from Shell to provide brownfield modifications services and maintenance support for the Nyhamna and Draugen facilities in Norway. read...

Jacobs to Provide Sulphuric Acid Technology for Copper Refinery in Peru

Peru: Copper Smelting

Jacobs to Provide Sulphuric Acid Technology for Copper Refinery in Peru

08/30/2017 - Southern Peru Copper Corporation (SPCC) has awarded Jacobs Engineering with a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for its No. 1 Acid Plant upgrade project. read...

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