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    FIRST POLYETHYLENE UNIT OF SASOL’S LCCP PROJECT BEGINS OPERATIONS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Sasol has started production from the first linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) unit produced under its Lake Charles Chemical Project (LCCP) in Louisiana, US. The unit is the first of seven facilities planned to begin operations. Sasol North America operations senior vice-president Mike Thomas s...

    CHEMICALS TECHNOLOGY
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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=32533253

    SHINTECH COMMISSIONING 500,000 TONNE/YEAR US ETHYLENE PLANT

    Feb 15, 2019

    Shintech’s 500,000 tonne/year US ethane cracker in Plaquemine, Louisiana is in commissioning as engineers fine-tune operations and make final alterations, the company’s parent said in an email received Friday. The company had expected mechanical completion by the end of 2018, but some as...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=32543254

    TURKEY PP PRICES RISE AS SENTIMENT IMPROVES AND SUPPLY TIGHTENS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Turkish polypropylene (PP) prices are stable to firm this week, with market sentiment beginning to turn positive. Optimism has been low since a crash in the value of the Turkish lira, but prices are now believed to have stabilised and some sources expect them to trend upwards from here. Demand has i...

    ICIS NEWS
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    HPCL-MITTAL ENERGY SELECTS LYONDELLBASELL’S POLYPROPYLENE TECHNOLOGY FOR BATHINDA PLANT

    Feb 15, 2019

    LyondellBasell (Rotterdam, the Netherlands; www.lyondellbasell.com) announced that HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd. (HMEL), has selected LyondellBasell’s fifth generation Spheripol polypropylene process technology for a 500,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr) plant in Bathinda, India. “Recognized ...

    CHEMENG ONLINE
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    RUSSIA PP IMPORTS DOWN IN JANUARY

    Feb 15, 2019

    Polypropylene (PP) imports into Russia slumped 41% in the first month of 2019 to 8,500 tonnes, with propylene homopolymer (homopolymer PP) accounting for the greatest decrease, according to MRC’s DataScope report. Russian companies reduced PP imports in January under pressure from seasonal fac...

    ICIS NEWS
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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=32573257

    POLYONE ANNOUNCES PROMOTION OF ROBERT T. BINDNER TO PRESIDENT OF PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS & SOLUTIONS

    Feb 15, 2019

    PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that Robert Bindner is being promoted to the position of President of Performance Products & Solutions (PP&S).  He replaces Don Wiseman who is taking a leadershi...

    PRNEWSWIRE
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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=32583258

    EUROZONE CHEMICALS OUTPUT WILL FALTER UNDER NO-DEAL BREXIT - OXFORD ECONOMICS

    Feb 14, 2019

    The eurozone's chemicals and pharmaceutical industry's output would fall by 0.3 percentage points below initial forecasts by the end of 2020 in the case of a no-deal Brexit, according to a study by analysts at Oxford Economics. A no-deal Brexit would lead to increased trade frictions between...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=32433243

    UK AUDIT COMMITTEE LAUNCHES INQUIRY INTO TOXIC CHEMICALS

    Feb 14, 2019

    The UK's Environmental Audit Committee has started an inquiry to establish whether "ministers are doing enough" to protect public health and the environment from exposure to toxic chemicals in everyday consumer products. The committee – part of the UK parliament – said the ...

    CHEMICAL WATCH
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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=32443244

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    ‘LUCKY’ WEATHER KEEPING WORST OF CHEMICAL PLUME OUT OF HOUSTON

    Mar 20, 2019

    Every night since a petrochemical storage site erupted in flames on Sunday, a lid of warm air 400 feet to 600 feet (120-180 meters) over the city hasn’t been stout enough to halt the ascent of a super-heated torrent of inky smoke rumbling out of the destroyed tanks. That means residents and wi...

    BLOOMBERG
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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-19/-lucky-weather-keeping-worst-of-chemical-plume-out-of-houston3492

    MASSIVE COAL CONVERSION BASE REMOVING OLD SCARS

    Mar 19, 2019

    The largest coal chemical operation in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region has launched a campaign to clean up more than 120 small and disorderly coal storage fields. The Ningdong Energy and Chemical Industry Base, one of China's largest coal production bases and a coal-to-chemical industry base, ...

    CHINA DAILY
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    http://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201903/19/WS5c904179a3106c65c34ef539.html3489

    CANADA MAKES CHECKS ON CONSUMER CHEMICALS, SURFACE COATING MATERIALS

    Mar 19, 2019

    "A Health Canada inspection has found that some products containing consumer chemicals are not in compliance with the country’s Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulation (CCCR). But all surface coating materials on children’s products it tested were found to be compliant with the...

    CHEMICAL WATCH
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    https://chemicalwatch.com/75130/canada-makes-checks-on-consumer-chemicals-surface-coating-materials3491

    NEW CHEMICAL RECYCLING BODY FOR EUROPE

    Mar 19, 2019

    A new non-profit organisation, Chemical Recycling Europe, has been created with the goal of establishing an industry platform for developing and promoting cutting-edge chemical recycling technologies for polymer waste across Europe. The new association aims to deepen collaboration with the EU Instit...

    WASTE-MANAGEMENT-WORLD
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    https://waste-management-world.com/a/new-chemical-recycling-body-for-europe3493

    MEASURING DIFFERENCES IN BRAIN CHEMICALS IN PEOPLE WITH MILD MEMORY PROBLEMS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Using strong and targeted but noninvasive magnets at specific sites in the brains of people with and without mild learning and memory problems, Johns Hopkins researchers report they were able to detect differences in the concentrations of brain chemicals that transmit messages between neurons. The s...

    MEDICAL XPRESS
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    https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-03-differences-brain-chemicals-people-mild.html3494

    POSSIBLE NEW CHEMICAL DUMP SITES FOUND IN PASIR GUDANG

    Mar 19, 2019

    New sites believed to be chemical waste dumping grounds have been found in Pasir Gudang even as Malaysian authorities declared the clean-up of the pollution at Sungai Kim Kim complete. The Bernama news agency on Tuesday (Mar 19) said waste disposal works were being carried out by heavy machinery at ...

    CHANNEL NEWSASIA
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    https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/pasir-gudang-highway-possible-new-waste-dump-site-found-113600423495

    RESEARCHERS HARNESS SEAWATER FOR CHEMICAL ENERGY

    Mar 19, 2019

    Stanford researchers have engineered an electrolysis technology that can harness seawater for chemical energy. The novel device can produce hydrogen fuel using solely solar power, electrodes, and saltwater. The development is a key step for this water-splitting method that so far was only possible w...

    INTERESTING ENGINEERING
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    https://interestingengineering.com/researchers-harness-seawater-for-chemical-energy3496

    CHEMICAL COMPANY AGREES TO STOP FORCE-FEEDING BEAGLES WITH FUNGICIDE

    Mar 19, 2019

    Three dozen beagles slated for euthanization after being force-fed agricultural chemicals in a yearlong study at a Michigan lab will be retired and offered homes, the chemical company behind the tests said. Corteva Agriscience, a division of DowDuPont, said on Monday that it will stop the study and ...

    HUFFPOST
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    https://www.huffingtonpost.in/entry/corteva-agriscience-beagle-testing-stopped_n_5c90dffbe4b04ed2c1aeb7c33497

    CHEMICAL INDUSTRY M&A EXPECTED TO FACE CHALLENGES, BUT REMAIN ROBUST AMID GLOBAL UNCERTAINTY: DELOITTE GLOBAL REPORT

    Mar 19, 2019

    Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2019 is expected to pull back slightly from 2018 levels against a backdrop of uncertainty--rising interest rates, trade tensions, and slowing economic growth. Despite a potential decrease in M&A deal volume, Deloitte Global's 201...

    ZAWYA
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    https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/Chemical_industry_MA_expected_to_face_challenges_but_remain_robust_amid_global_uncertainty_Deloitte_Global_report-ZAWYA20190319081259/3498

    ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY VACUUM PUMP MARKET ESTIMATED TO GROW AT A SIGNIFICANT RATE THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD

    Mar 19, 2019

    “GarnerInsights present the report on global Chemical Industry Vacuum Pump Market evaluates the growing trends of the industry through historical study and estimates future potential based on broad research. The report extensively provides the market share, growth, trends and forecasts for the...

    MARKETING RESEARCH INDUSTRY
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    https://marketresearchupdates.com/2019/03/19/attractive-market-opportunities-chemical-industry-vacuum-pump-market-estimated-grow-significant-rate-throughout-forecast-period/3499

    CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED ON SASOL PETROCHEMICAL PLANT IN LOUISIANA

    Mar 19, 2019

    A joint venture between Fluor and TechnipFMC has completed nearly seven years of construction on Sasol's new petrochemical plant in Louisiana. Flour and TechnipFMC announced on Tuesday that the joint venture has completed construction on Sasol's petrochemical complex in Westlake, La. Located...

    CHRON
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    https://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/Construction-completed-on-Sasol-petrochemical-13699918.php3500

    SURVEY: NO DEAL BREXIT 'VERY NEGATIVE' FOR CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

    Mar 18, 2019

    A survey commissioned by the United Kingdom Royal Society of Chemistry highlights widespread concerns among chemists about a no-deal exit for the U.K. from the European Union. With the House of Commons once again rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed deal on March 12, the prospect of a...

    RUBBER & PLASTICS NEWS
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    https://www.rubbernews.com/article/20190318/NEWS/190319942/survey-no-deal-brexit-very-negative-for-chemical-industry3481

    EPA BANS HOUSEHOLD USE OF TOXIC PAINT STRIPPING CHEMICAL METHYLENE CHLORIDE

    Mar 18, 2019

    Methylene chloride found in popular paint removers has been banned for consumer use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency following controversial deaths linked to its use. The ban prohibits the manufacturing, import, processing, and distribution of the said toxic chemical in all paint stripper...

    TECH TIMES
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    https://www.techtimes.com/articles/239802/20190318/epa-bans-household-use-of-toxic-paint-stripping-chemical-methylene-chloride.htm3482

    PASIR GUDANG FISH FARMS TO BE MONITORED AFTER CHEMICAL DUMP

    Mar 18, 2019

    The Johor State Fisheries Office has set up a special action committee to investigate and monitor samples and water quality parameters for fish farms around Pasir Gudang following the contamination of Sungai Kim Kim.Fisheries director-general Munir Mohd Nawi said fish samples were being sent to the ...

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    https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/4684973483

    CHEMICAL BREAKTHROUGH SIMPLIFIES SCRUBBER CONSUMABLES HANDLING

    Mar 18, 2019

    Easier handling will make magnesium hydroxide a more attractive option for ship operators using closed-loop scrubbers after a breakthrough in the production of the alkali source. Magnesium hydroxide supplier Nedmag Industries has managed to keep the alkaline compound in stable suspension using wet g...

    MARINE PROPULSION & AUXILIARY MACHINERY
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    IN 2024, CAUSTIC SODA MARKET WILL BE SURGING DEMAND FROM CHEMICAL APPLICATIONS TO SPUR THE ALUMINA IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY GROWTH

    Mar 18, 2019

    Global Market Insights, Inc. adds new Caustic Soda Market report which provides in-depth information about Industry overview, top vendors, Key market highlights, product types, drivers, challenges, trends, industry landscape, size and forecast. The caustic soda market is estimated to witness growth ...

    MARKETWATCH
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    https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/in-2024-caustic-soda-market-will-be-surging-demand-from-chemical-applications-to-spur-the-alumina-in-automotive-industry-growth-2019-03-183485

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