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Dow forms joint venture for carbon fiber, derivatives

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MIDLAND, Mich. — Dow Chemical Co. last week announced the official formation of DowAksa Advanced Composites Holdings BV, a joint venture with acrylic fiber company Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii
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Honeywell UOP’s Rende receives Society of Chemical Industry Gordon E. Moore Medal

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DES PLAINES, Ill. — Honeywell UOP’s Dr. Dean Rende has been selected to receive the 2012 Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Gordon E. Moore Medal, which recognizes early-career success
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Reactor explosion injures 10 at agrochemical plant

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ANDHRA, India — A reactor at an agrochemical plant in Andhra, India, exploded Saturday, injuring 10 workers, India Today reported. About 200 employees were reportedly working at the plant
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Chemical firm blames vandals for toxic release

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PETERBOROUGH, England — A chemical manufacturer is blaming vandals for a leak of hazardous chemicals into England’s River Nene, which led to a massive fish kill last week, the
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Heinz Haller named president of Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa

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MIDLAND, Mich. — Dow Chemical Co. has named Chief Commercial Officer Heinz Haller as president of Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa. The appointment will go into effect on
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Mitsubishi to close ethylene plant

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TOKYO — Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings today announced that it will close one of two ethylene plants at its Kashima complex in eastern Japan as part of a cost-cutting effort,
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Workers poisoned at chemical plant in eastern China

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BEIJING — Four workers died and two suffered injuries after being exposed to cyanide at a chemical plant in eastern China, Xinhua reported. The incident took place Saturday in
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A. Schulman announces joint venture to produce polypropylene compounds in Saudi Arabia

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AKRON, Ohio — A. Schulman, an international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, has entered into a joint venture agreement with National Petrochemical Industrial Company of Jeddah, Saudi
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Chemical plant fire sends smoke plume over London

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LONDON — A large fire broke out May 28 at a chemical processing plant in south London, The Guardian reported. The blaze engulfed about half of the factory warehouse
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Brazilian prosecutors seek $500M from Shell, BASF for contamination at chemical plant

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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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