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Empils JSC painted cruiser Aurora in war colors

Empils, leading Russian producer of paint and varnish, gave 1,500 kg of Oreol enamel for painting ship-museum Aurora, permanently moored at Petrograd embankment of the Neva River in St. Petersburg. Empils provides sponsorship assistance to the legendary cruiser Aurora for the second time. In 2003 the...

First polyethylene auction sale at «Kazanorgsintez» (Russia)

«Kazanorgsintez» (KOS, Republic of Tatarstan) conducted the first auction sale of their products. Nine kinds of polyethylene (about 1000 tonnes) were tendered. The companies from Tyumen, Tver and St. Petersburg also participated in the auction. Most of all the buyers were interested in high...

PVC production complex to be built in the Nizhniy Novgorod region (Russia)

Russian petrochemical giant Sibur asked the governor's permission to build the PVC production complex in Nizhniy Novgorod region. The preliminary project costs are about $750 mln, the facilities will be commissioned till 2010 and about 650 new workplaces will be created. There will be about RUR 18-20,5...

South Korean businessmen have good business proposals for Stavropol region (Russia)

Stavlopol region's governor had a meeting with the presidents of «Ayn textil» and «Korus-21» South Korean companies, who offered to build there a plant manufacturing of the PET chips and a polyester fiber production plant. The modern plant in accordance of business plan will...

Workshops' reconstruction at the JSC Krymskiy Titan (Ukraine)

The updating works  have been expanded widely inside  of the workshop of sulphuric acid' concentration and color pigments at JSC "Krymskiy Titan" (Crimea, Ukraine). The hydration kilns are being dismantled and later the warehouse for dried green vitriol will be constructed here.  Next to...

New horizons for Indian chemical giant Reliance Industries : polyester and polypropylene

Fiscal year 2009-2010 will be the next big year for Reliance Industries, when new ventures will start  earning money. That's the promise of Mr Mukesh Ambani, chairman and general manager made to shareholders at the Reliance annual general meeting. Reliance's old businesses, which seems to...

President of Turkmenistan approved a new order of exportation of the petrochemicals

According to the press-service of the head of the state, Mr Niyazov approved the order of exportation of the petrochemicals from the country. It is aimed at the perfection of the selling these to abroad through the auctions at the commodities and raw materials exchange of Turkmenistan, of the control...

Azot (Severodonetsk, Ukraine): the stable situation

In April, 2006 the closed joint-stock company Severodonetsk association Azot has achieved 109,2% of the targeted output of the goods. The production facilities have been used on 100%. Stable and commercially viable activity in April permits the company to transfer taxes on the total sum of 7,858,300...

The Orzu - plastic innovation

There have been carried out a large-scale program of improving the consumptive education among people in Uzbekistan. It involves the creation of the special information channels to let a consumer to find out everything about the product's quality. That's why it is essential to pay attention not...

Mogilevhimvolokno realizes The Program of technological development on period for 2004-2007 years

One of the investment projects included in The Program is the arranging of polyester base for roof-boarding material production by means of orifice drawing method of manufacturing. Recently the solemn arrangement devoted to putting into operation the production line of polyester base took place in the...

Production modernization and technical re-equipment in Sayanskkhimplast

Production modernization and technical re-equipment in Sayanskkhimplast (Russia) are being performed, paying attention to ecological problems, first of all for reducing noxious emissions. On June, 1 the mercury electrolysis plant will be decommissioned and a membrane technology production will be put...

Red and yellow iron oxide pigments from

The working results obtained by specialists of Ukrainian Research and Development Institute of building materials and articles revealed that red and yellow iron oxide pigments that have been manufactured by open joint-stock company "Sumyhimprom" (Ukraine) for many years may be used in building...

Dniprokoks reduced its production volumes by 24,6% up to 200,5 thousand tones

From the beginning of the year the open join-stock company "Dniprokoks" (Ukraine) reduced the production output by 24, 6% comparing to January-April 2005 - to 200,5 thousand tones. According to latest data of Yuzhinformatika Ltd, the output of coke at the plant in April also reduced by 17.6%...

Uralkali Starts Next Stage of Development Program for Its Own Generation Facilities

Uralkali (Berezniki, Perm Territory) has started the installation of gas-turbine units under its program for the construction of its own power generation facilities. The development program for the Company's own power generation facilities provides for the construction of two 24-MW power plants at...

Nizhnekamskneftehim JSC was awarded by a Golden medal during the VI International event, dedicated to innovations

Specialists of Nizhnekamskneftehim JSC were awarded by a Golden medal during the VI International event, dedicated to innovations for «The detergent composition for metal surface cleaning». It has patent of the Russian Federation, Nizhnekamskneftehim reports. Application of the above mentioned...

«Forma-Plus» Ltd starts producing EPS items manufacturing equipment

«Forma-Plus» Ltd produced one-off EPS product manufacturing equipment, that is to come on stream in 2006. New equipment works using innovative technology – produces items from EPS chips. Various trays, one-off thermo-glasses, plates and other articles can be produced on this equipment,...

«Promplastrezerv» Ltd. presents new chalk additive for polymers

New chalk additive for polymers from «Promplastrezerv» Ltd. can reduce cost of polymers. It was developed special additive for polymers containing 88% of chalk. Additive adds into the polymer in 10-35% concentration. As it is much cheaper than PP, it allows reducing cost of end product. Moreover,...

«Himprom» set going polyvinylchloride production

Manufacturing of polyvinylchloride, a raw material for window frame and cable and conductor materials is set going at the state enterprise «Himprom» in Pervomayskiy town, Kharkov region, «Ukraine Industrial» informs. As director general of the enterprise Viktor Podoljan stated,...

The output of basic chemicals in Russia increased by 1.7%

During 11 months of 2005 the production of basic chemicals in Russia increased by 1.7% in comparison with the index of January-November 2004. In particular, production of sulphuric acid increased by 2%, sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)– by 4.1%, synthetic ammonia – by 4.3%. In January-November...

«Sibur» plans to set polypropylene production on the basis of «Tobolsk-Neftechim»

At Tobolsk petrochemical combine construction of the polypropylene plant is to start soon, Tumenskaja Linia reports.General Director of «Tobolsk-Neftechim» Vladimir Ajvazov has presented to Sibur investment committee suggestions as for project realization by means of deeper conversion of...

EuroChem enterprise at Novomoskovsk named the fastest growing producer in the chemical sector of Russia

Novomoskovskaya Joint-Stock Company Azot, a part of EuroChem Mineral and Chemical Company, is the winner of the 9th all-Russia contest of the Best Russian Enterprises 2005 in the category for Dynamic Growth in chemistry and petrochemistry. During 2004-2005, the enterprise carried out several dozens of...

Uralhimplast JSC overfulfilled November production program by 6,6%

According to media service of Uralhimplast JSC in November production program was overfulfilled by 6,6%. Production of urea resins (110,5%), urea-furane resins (110,5%) and PVC plasticates (119,9%) turn out to be the most successful. Also representatives of Financial Planning And Analysis Department...

Lithuanian enterprise «EuroChim» is acknowledged the best one in Lithuania again

Lithuanian enterprise Lifosa AB, included in Mineral-chemical company «EuroChim», is recognized to be a winner of the contest « Effective working enterprise» again. Last year Lifosa AB was also a winner. The contest is held by the confederacy of industrialists of Lithuania, reports...

It is presumed to enlarge production of polystyrene on base of the Omsk polymer plant

There’s an intention to start mass production and processing of polystyrene on base of the Omsk polymer plant. As Unipack informs, this question was discussed December, 5 2005 by the governor of Omsk region Leonid Polezhaev and general director of Omskpolymer Jaras Ahmetov.Current annual polystyrene...

Jotun Strengthens it's position by growing within Indonesia

November 23, 2005 marked the official grand opening of paint manufacturer Jotun's new $US 11 million plant, located in Kawasan Industri Cikarang Barat, Bekasi. "The increasing demand and the strong growth in the Indonesian market for paints and coatings have led us to invest in the new Bekasi...

Rhodia Coatis Announces Price Increases for Its Aliphatic Diisocyanates

Rhodia Coatis announces price increases of 10% to 12% for its HDI (Hexamethylene diisocyanate) and IPDI (Isophorone diisocyanate) monomer and derivative products. Timing will be December 1st.Rhodia Coatis is the second largest producer of aliphatic isocyanates worldwide. Rhodia Coatis offers to coatings...

Honam to build polycarbonate plant in Korea

Honam Petrochemical (Seoul/South Korea) has announced that it will build a 65,000 t/y, USD 189m polycarbonate plant at Yeosu / Korea. The new plant, scheduled to go on stream in October 2008, is believed to be part of a larger plan to invest in a cracker petrochemical products at the Korean site. Further...

Solvay and Chemical Products Corporation launch Global Barium Strontium joint venture

Solvay announced that the new joint company Solvay & CPC Barium Strontium GmbH & Co. KG was created after the finalization of a definitive agreement for its launch. The new company, a joint venture between member companies of the Solvay Group and Chemical Products Corporation (CPC), will provide...

KBR's SCORE technology selected for ethylene furnace expansion in Indonesia

KBR’s proprietary SCORE™ (Selective Cracking Optimum REcovery) ethylene technology has been selected by PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical in West Java, Indonesia, for an ethylene furnace expansion. KBR has signed agreements to provide the technology license and begin design work on the furnace...

«Ukrplastic» JSC develops packaging industry

«Ukrplastic» JSC (Kiev), Ukrainian leading producer of flexible packing materials intends to invest UAH 60 mln in production development. Comparing with 2004, the increase estimates at 35% in 2005, reported Unipack. «Ukrplastic» JSC is a major Ukrainian flexible package producer,...

Degussa Increases Prices for Methacrylic Monomers and PMMA Molding Compounds

Degussa's Business Unit Methacrylates, one of the world's leading suppliers of methacrylate chemicals, is increasing its prices for the monomers methyl methacrylate (MMA), butyl methacrylate (BMA) and methacrylic acid (GMAA) as well as for hydroxy esters. Effective January 1, 2006, as far as...

Trans Polymers Ltd has planned to establish a polyethylene plant at Karachi

A delegation of the company led by its chairman Peter Lloyd Cooper informed Privatization Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh about its plan to meet entire polyethylene demand of the country, stated an official announcement issued here on Tuesday.
Mr Cooper said that the plant would have an annual production...

Troy Corporation Announces Price Increase

Troy Corporation announced that higher costs for key raw materials, packaging, transportation and energy related products and services make it necessary to increase global prices for certain Polyphase® products effective December 10, 2005 and as contracts allow. Prices will be increased according...

Albemarle to Raise Prices of Drilling Chemicals

Specialty chemicals maker Albemarle Corporation will increase the prices of emulsifiers, corrosion inhibitors and other oilfield chemical additives for drilling muds produced at its plant in Teesport, UK, by an average of 20 to 30 percent, depending on the product. The new prices are applicable for all...

Dow closes UK polystyrene plant

Dow Chemical is to close its polystyrene facility in the UK by the end of t his year. The plant, in Barry in South Wales, employs 24 people. Dow said that the plant had long operated below its 75,000tpa capacity. The Barry closure will reduce Dow’s European PS capacity to around 550,000tpa. Dow...

Samsung Total to invest US$552.5 mln in facility expansion

Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., a joint venture between Total SA and Samsung Group, said Wednesday it will invest 550 billion won (US$522.5 million) in facility expansion by 2007.The investment will raise the company's annual production of ethylene and propylene to 830,000 tons and 550,000 tons...

Treofan Group announces the reorganization of its Cast Business Unit

The Treofan Group, one of the world’s leading producers of high performance polypropylene film, announces the reorganization of its Cast Business Unit. The effort aims at improving both product quality and competitiveness by consolidating its production into its Lamezia Terme (Southern Italy) site...

“Uralkaliy” JSC declares results of the first half of this year

In the first half of this year the output of “Uralkaliy” JSC came to 2.7mln.hrn. of potassium chloride, that exceeds the rate of the same period of the last year by 183 thousand tons . In 2004 the company reached the rate of 5mln. tons of the potassium chloride.In 2005 the task is to increase...

ABS prices take a tumble

ABS prices in Western Europe slumped over the summer due to falling raw material costs. Since May, average prices for standard ABS grade have fallen by more than 7%. Most of the dip happened in early summer due to the falling cost of benzene and styrene feedstock at that time. The downward trend was...

New projects: BASF mulls Antwerp C2 expansion

BASF may expand capacity at its cracker in Antwerp, Belgium in 2007. The cracker currently has capacity for 780,000 tonnes/y ethylene and 463,000 tonnes/y propylene.Unconfirmed media reports put the expanded cracker capacities at 1.08 M tonnes/y ethylene and 648,000 tonnes/y propylene.
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