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Italian plastics firm to open plant in Tennessee

Italian plastics company So.F.Ter Group has announced plans to open its first U.S. operation in Tennessee. The company said that it will invest $11.5 million in the facility in Wilson County, which will initially employ 50 people.
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Study links BPA exposure to undescended testicles

New research presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in San Francisco has suggested that fetal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is linked to undescended testicles in newborn boys.
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Mining companies to be forced to disclose payment details

Canada is introducing mandatory payment disclosure rules for mining companies in a bid to increase transparency in transactions and business operations.
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Canadian refineries ramp up crude exports from US

Canadian refineries are working to increase their use of crude oil from the United States, particularly from Texas and North Dakota.
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Global petrochemical producers rethink strategies to remain competitive

Most petrochemical businesses have already come to the realization that the U.S. natural gas-based feedstock is giving those who use it a great advantage in terms of costs.
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Enbridge applies for capacity extension of Alberta Clipper pipeline

Calgary-based pipeline transport company Enbridge is seeking U.S. approval to increase the capacity of a pipeline carrying crude from Alberta to Wisconsin.
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Global food industry faces challenges as population grows

As projections for the increase in global population predict a leap of two billion people by 2050, to a staggering 9.3 billion, the question of providing enough food for that many people poses a serious challenge to researchers and policymakers.
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Shale oil projected to account for 9% of 2020 global oil production

Shale oil is set to increase its importance globally and will continue to expand in terms of production and share on the international energy market, to account for 9% of total global production.
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Monsanto develops omega-3 soybean oil

Biotechnology company Monsanto Co. has has developed a type of genetically engineered soybean oil that produces a type of fatty acid that could be processed to take the same form as omega-3 from fish.
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New Alberta pipeline in the works

A new natural gas liquids pipeline, known as the Western Reach Pipeline System, is to be set up in northwest Alberta.
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