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Chemical
Chemical | 27 May 2020

LG Chem to conduct safety checks at global sites

LG Chem said on Tuesday that it will conduct a thorough safety inspection of its 40 factories worldwide for a month, after the company was hit by two recent deadly incidents at manufacturing plants in India and South Korea.

Gas
Gas | 27 May 2020

MAN Energy awarded tech contract for carbon-capture project in the Netherlands

MAN Energy Solutions’ compression technology expertise bound for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) project in the Netherlands

People
People | 27 May 2020

Air Products appoints Dr. Samir J. Serhan as COO

Dr. Serhan brings more than 25 years of industry experience over his career at Air Products and with previous companies. He holds a Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech.

Chemical
Chemical | 27 May 2020

CAB declines in May, says ACC

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council, fell 5.4 percent in May on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis following a 5.4 percent decline in April. On a year-over-year (Y/Y) basis, the barometer fell 12.4 percent in May.

Chemical
Chemical | 27 May 2020

Zuari Agro resumes operations at its NPK-A plant

Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited NPK-A Plant at Zuarinagar, Goa has resumed operation with effect from May 25, 2020.

People
People | 27 May 2020

Mrunalini Joshi appointed director of Praj Industries

Mrunalini Joshi, currently Executive Director of Nichrome India Limited, has more than 18 years of work experience. Earlier, she had worked in the field of market research from 1993-1997 in Dubai for a variety of Industries ranging from consumer products to engineering and service industry.

Gas
Gas | 26 May 2020

Aker Solutions launches CCS pilot project at Preem refinery

The project aims to enable more companies to utilize carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology and reduce their CO2 emissions.

Petrochemical
Petrochemical | 26 May 2020

Covestro launches circular economy program

The company plans to conduct numerous research projects to promote recycling.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

Elkem changes corporate structure and top management

Going forward, Elkem will have three business divisions: Silicones, a fully integrated silicones producer; Silicon Products, a provider of silicon, ferrosilicon and related specialty products; and Carbon Solutions, a supplier of electrode paste and speciality products to the ferroalloys, silicon and aluminium industries.

People
People | 26 May 2020

Borealis appoints Erik van Praet as head of Innovation & Technology

Erik van Praet holds a PhD in Quantum Chemistry and a Master degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He is a board member of both the Dutch Polymer Institute and Borealis Technology Oy.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

Piedmont completes prefeasability study for Lithium chemical plant in U.S

The Chemical Plant PFS demonstrates the economic benefit of developing a lithium chemical business in North Carolina, USA, with its exceptional infrastructure, low operating costs and competitive tax regime.

Petrochemical
Petrochemical | 26 May 2020

Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the EU against Korea Petrochemical Industry Co

Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

COVID19- ITI starts manufacturing of face shields

The 3D designed unique and safe face shield provides complete protection to facial area including eyes, nose and mouth from sprays and droplets. The indigenous face shield also provides hassle free respiration and very convenient to use.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

Clariant to increase mild surfactants capacity in Europe & USA

The investment at facilities in Europe and the U.S. will bring additional capacity on stream during Q1 2021.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

Mondi to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and surgical face masks in Germany

This is part of Mondi’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and respond to increased demand by health authorities, businesses and consumers for face masks.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

Neogen Chemicals Q4 FY20 revenue up 3%

Neogen Chemicals Limited Q4 FY20 revenue was up by 3% to reach Rs. 82 crore whereas FY20 revenue was up by 28% to reach Rs. 306 crore.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

Chambal Fertilisers Q4 FY2019-20 PAT up 18%

Company's operational PAT (Profit After tax) has increased by 18.33% to reach Rs. 108.71 crore in Q4 FY2019-20 vis-a-vis Rs. 91.87 crore in Q4 FY2018-19.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

DFPCL forays into hand sanitizer segment

In order to prioritise domestic requirements over exports and also to ensure availability of high quality hygiene products to the end consumer, DFPCL is gradually shifting its focus from a key raw material supplier of IPA for hand sanitizers market to the final hand sanitizer product producer.

Chemical
Chemical | 26 May 2020

DFPCL to issue rights issue of Rs. 180 Cr

The board of directors of Deepak Ferilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL) have considered and approved raising of funds by way of issue of equity shares to the existing equity shareholders of the company for an issue size of upto Rs. 180 crore.

Petrochemical
Petrochemical | 26 May 2020

COVID-19: 25% profit impact for Kothari Petrochemicals

The company has been meeting all its financial and contractual obligations so far. Further, the company is also evaluating the effectiveness of “Forward Contract” in its foreign currency transactions due to volatility in the currency rates especially in US dollar to rupees.

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