AGRICULTURAL TIMELINE 1867-2017

| May 17, 2017

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AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD CANADA CELEBRATES 150 YEARS OF AGRICULTURE. Naked Oats, a hulless, hairless oat variety is released, attracts new markets as a rice replacement, high-end animal feed and is also cheaper to transport.

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Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA, Inc.

Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tosoh Corporation. TSCU markets and sells throughout the Americas specialty chemicals produced by Tosoh Corporation and its affiliates. Key products are ethyleneamines, polyurethane catalysts and isocyanates. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, TSCU maintains regional warehouses throughout the U.S.

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Reimagining the Workforce with Anglo American

Article | June 21, 2021

“At Anglo-American, we’re really focused on finding the best ways to attract the most talented people in the industry and effectively equipping our existing workforce based on what they need today and what the future will mean for their careers. We’re also committed to providing learning opportunities that lead to growth and development in the communities in which we operate. Our people are a strategic advantage. We want to ensure that continues to be the case as the mining industry evolves and faces more disruption.

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COVID-19: Managing disruption in the chemical industry

Article | March 30, 2020

The chemical industry is no stranger to disruption, from SARS to trade policy conflict and the financial crisis. Yet COVID-19 is unprecedented in its impact, creating a universal imperative for governments and businesses to take immediate action to protect their people. Unlike many other sectors, the chemical industry is not in a position to stop production and send workers home. Instead, it needs to strike the right balance between “social distancing” and keeping plants running to provide the basic necessities for society, as well as the antiseptics, disinfectants, protective packaging and more needed to fight the pandemic.

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Transforming Recycled Plastic into Additives for Industrial and Consumer Products

Article | March 24, 2020

With a more increased focus on adding more recycled content to products, it’s becoming very apparent that innovation is required in order to meet these demands. During the Plastics Recycling Conference, Canadian cleantech company GreenMantra Technologies accepted the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) Showcase Award, which is given to companies who have a innovative and potentially game-changing idea to advance the recycling of plastics. GreenMantra Technologies is a clean technology company that utilizes a proprietary catalyst and patented depolymerization process to upcycle and transform recycled plastics into value-added synthetic waxes and specialty polymers.

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THE BENEFITS OF CHEMICAL FOAMERS, AND HOW BEST TO USE THEM TO MAXIMISE PRODUCTION

Article | April 14, 2020

Downhole fluid build-up coupled with a drop in reservoir pressure can lead to the rapid decline of gas production rates, and can ultimately result in a well ceasing production. While there are many ways to deliquify a well to maximise production, chemical foamers can be incredibly effective and well worth considering. In this blog post, Kevin Lonie shares some of the benefits of using chemical foamers, and provides insights and advice around how best to use them… “Foamers are a much cheaper option than alternative solutions, such as mechanical lifts, and there is very little risk associated with their usage. If a foamer doesn’t work, it won’t make the well worse - so often we see clients giving them a go before opting for more expensive methods, in the hope that they produce the desired results. And we have seen their success over and over again.”

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Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA, Inc.

Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tosoh Corporation. TSCU markets and sells throughout the Americas specialty chemicals produced by Tosoh Corporation and its affiliates. Key products are ethyleneamines, polyurethane catalysts and isocyanates. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, TSCU maintains regional warehouses throughout the U.S.

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