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US chemical output continues to rise in May

June 30, 2014
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

April 23, 2014
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

February 26, 2014
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

February 5, 2014
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

January 7, 2014
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

January 7, 2014
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

December 16, 2013
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

May 28, 2013
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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