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Peruvian mine purchases CiDRA flowmeter

WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- CiDRA Minerals Processing Inc. announced today that Southern Copper Company’s Cuajone mine in Peru has awarded CiDRA a contract to supply, install, start-up and commission a 48”
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Brazilian prosecutors seek $500M from Shell, BASF for contamination at chemical plant

BRASILIA — Brazilian prosecutors are asking a court to force Shell and BASF to pay $500 million into a compensation fund for workers who may have been contaminated at
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Plant automation provider wins major infrastructure contracts in South America

Metso will deliver its automation technology to two major infrastructure projects currently under construction in South America: Belo is the world’s third largest hydroelectric plant in Brazil and the
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BASF to build second biodiesel chemical plant in South America

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany — Chemical giant BASF SE announced it may start building its second factory in South America for sodium methylate, a catalyst used for biodiesel production, within two
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Guatemalan Officials Seize 3,000 Barrels of Chemicals in Raid

A total of 3,000 barrels of chemicals used to produce synthetic drugs were seized and three suspects were arrested in a raid in Guatemala, Agencia EFE reported. The chemicals
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A. Schulman Adds Manufacturing Line in Brazilian Facility

A. Schulman, Inc. announced that it will add one manufacturing line in its Sao Paulo, Brazil plant to accommodate increased demand for the company''s masterbatch and engineered plastics products, reports
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