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American Chemistry Council backs new law on toxic chemicals

April 12, 2013
Following the introduction of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013, the American Chemistry Council agreed that an update of the Toxic Substances Control Act was necessary.
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Key indicators point to a robust 2013 CHEM SHOW

April 4, 2013
A steadily improving economy and the pressing need for manufacturers to invest in new processing equipment bodes well for both the chemical processing industries and the 55th biennial CHEM SHOW that will be held Dec. 10-12 in New York City.
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BASF combines water, oilfield and mining businesses

April 3, 2013
Chemical giant BASF has combined its businesses for water, oilfield and mining solutions in an effort to increase efficiency and foster growth.
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US oil, chemical companies battle over shale gas exports

April 2, 2013
Companies operating in the energy sector are rarely involved in open battles over market share, pricing or access to resources. However, the shale gas revolution in the U.S. may prove too profitable for large companies not to start bumping heads.
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Explosion at Florida chemical plant causes $1 million in damage

April 1, 2013
An explosion and fire Thursday night at the Reichhold Chemicals Plant in Pensacola, Fla., caused approximately $1 million in damage, according to the state Fire Marshal's Office.
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Dow Chemical to build several plants on US Gulf Coast

March 22, 2013
Dow Chemical is planning to take full advantage of the low price of U.S. shale gas by investing in the construction of several processing plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Chemical plant explosion blamed on equipment malfunction

March 18, 2013
An explosion early Sunday morning at the Hexion Specialty Chemicals facility in Sheboygan, Wis., that caused about $25,000 in damage was blamed on an equipment malfunction.
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US chemical processing industry off to promising start in 2013

March 15, 2013
The U.S. chemical processing industry (CPI) experienced a promising start in 2013, with about $9 billion in projects funded and approved in the first quarter.
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Improving economy, need for investment bodes well for 2013 CHEM SHOW

March 15, 2013
A steadily improving economy and the pressing need for manufacturers to invest in new processing equipment bodes well for both the chemical processing industries (CPI) and the 55th biennial CHEM SHOW.
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Understanding combustible dust standards and how they apply

March 14, 2013
Preventing combustible dust explosions in processing plants is a topic of widespread concern, and dust collectors are often at risk. You may very well have questions about the regulatory requirements involved. Follow some general guidelines to apply the right standards and protect against combustible dust explosions in your dust collectors.
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