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Economic indicator shows deceleration in US chemical market

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Despite the softening pace, the August Chemical Activity Barometer marked a string of gains going back to April 2013.
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US chemical output continues to rise in May

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Chemical production rose across all regions in the United States except for the West Coast, with an overall increase of 0.4 percent in May.
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University of California secures funding for research into chemical life cycles

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The U.S. EPA has awarded a multi-million-dollar grant to the University of California, Santa Barbara, for a study into the impact of chemicals throughout their entire life cycle.
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Chemical investments linked to shale gas projects surpass $100 billion

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As of February, 148 projects have been announced, at a total value of $100.2 billion, with over half of the sum coming from companies based overseas.
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US chemical output slightly up in December

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Last year was generally positive for the U.S. chemical industry but the outlook for 2014 is even better, according to the American Chemistry Council.
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BASF to focus on US investments

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German chemical giant BASF recently announced that it is moving a significant proportion of its production and research projects across the Atlantic.
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US chemical industry to spend $68.7 billion on R&D by 2018

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U.S. chemical output is projected to increase by 2.5 percent in 2014 and by 3.5 percent in the following year.
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Planned expansion of chemical plants to cause construction industry strain

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A new analysis by research company IHS claims that plant expansion from design and engineering to welding will be slowed down by rising costs and a shortage of construction workers.
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Houston to remain chemical-industry hotbed

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Business is looking good for the chemical industry in Houston, Texas. Significant shale gas production growth has led to a boom in chemical production as well, which in turn has resulted in the creation of jobs and a boost in construction in the area.
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