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BASF to invest in new chemical production site in India

April 16, 2012
MUMBAI, India — BASF India Limited will invest $195 million to set up a new chemical production site at the Dahej Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR), located
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Thermo Fisher Scientific opens new demonstration center in South Korea

April 16, 2012
WALTHAM, Mass. — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has opened a new demonstration laboratory and training center in Seoul, South Korea. The new 1,800-square-foot facility will showcase the company’s industry-leading
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Dow to layoff 900 workers

April 9, 2012
MIDLAND, Mich. — Dow Chemical announced it will cut 900 jobs and close plants on three continents because of weakness in Europe, Detroit Free Press reported. The layoffs are
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Authorities respond to chemical leak at Shell refinery

April 9, 2012
CORIO, Australia — Firefighters were called to a Shell oil refinery southwest of Melbourne, Australia, Saturday when super-heated flammable sand, used in fuel production, began leaking from a pipe, 9News
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Cytec Acquires Manufacturing Assets in India

April 2, 2012
Cytec Industries Inc. has announced completion of its acquisition of the manufacturing assets of Star Orechem International Private Limited (SOIL), in Nagpur, Central India in a cash transaction for a
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German Chemical Facility Blast Kills 1, Injures 2

April 2, 2012
An explosion at a chemical industry facility in western Germany killed one person and injured two others Saturday, authorities say, major news outlets are reporting. A worker''s body was recovered
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North American Chemical Processing Industry looks strong for second-quarter 2012

March 26, 2012
SUGAR LAND, Texas — All signs are pointing toward a very strong round of capital spending for the North American Chemical Processing Industry (CPI) during the second quarter of
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Dow to build new coating materials plant in Saudi Arabia

March 26, 2012
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Dow Chemical Company plans to invest in a new manufacturing facility for its Dow Coating Materials (DCM) business unit in the Kingdom of Saudi
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Qatar Process Safety Symposium focuses on leadership

March 19, 2012
QATAR — Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) and ConocoPhillips Qatar co-hosted the annual Qatar Process Safety Symposium on March 13-14, Gulf Times reported. The event, titled “The Importance
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Couple charged with economic espionage in DuPont chemical case

March 12, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO — A California couple and several accomplices are on trial for allegedly stealing trade secrets from DuPont, ABC News reported. The couple — Walter and Christina Liew
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