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2 hrs ago |

Albemarle, Israeli venture to produce eco-friendly flame retardant

Albemarle Corp., a Baton Rouge-based specialty chemicals maker, and ICL, an Israeli manufacturer, have formed a joint venture to produce polymeric flame retardants that will replace hexabromocyclododecane, now found worldwide in the environment, animals and people.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Environment, Science

6 hrs ago |

Sasol clears permitting hurdle to begin construction of $16B to $21B...

A rendering of the proposed gas-to-liquid facility, part of a $16 billion to $21 billion complex in Westlake being developed by South African energy and chemical company Sasol Ltd. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week approved the company's wetland modification permit to build gas-to-liquids and ethane cracker facilities in Calcasieu Parish.


Related Topix: Sasol, Westlake, LA

10 hrs ago |

Computacenter plc's "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Investec

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Investec in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.


Related Topix: Environmental, Calgon Carbon, CCC Information Services

13 hrs ago | Plastics News

Tighter resin prices leading to price hike for PE film

One of North America's largest film makers is pushing through a polyethylene price increase due, in part, to the tight resin market.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, AEP Industries, Dow Chemical

Fri Aug 29, 2014

TETRA Technologies Price Target Increased to $15.00 by Analysts at Howard Weil

The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. Howard Weil's price target would suggest a potential upside of 29.20% from the company's current price.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Tetra Technologies

Business Journal

Bayer plans $100 million project in Berkeley - maybe

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals could spend $100 million to build a product testing facility and raze three buildings in Berkeley, but the drug developer said a final decision on whether to move forward with the project won't come until later this year.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Berkeley, CA


Germany's Bayer to launch three new Xarelto trials

Germany's Bayer unveiled plans to launch three new studies to expand the uses of its anti-clotting drug Xarelto, one of its top five new medicines.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Stroke, Health

Medical News

Janssen, Bayer announce expansion of EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO

Janssen Research & Development, LLC and its development partner, Bayer HealthCare, announced today the expansion of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO to include additional high-risk patient populations.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Stroke, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

The Washington Post


People hold signs during one of many worldwide "March Against Monsanto" protests against Genetically Modified Organisms and agro-chemicals, in Los Angeles, in October 2013.


Related Topix: Oregon, Dow AgroSciences

PIC pledges vigorous governance push

South Africa's Public Investment Corporation, which holds shares worth 13 percent of the stocks traded in Johannesburg, plans to use its influence to curb executive pay, appoint chairmen and promote better governance.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Sasol

Cape Gazette

Grace 'Ruth' Cannon, DuPont Co. retiree

Grace "Ruth" Crawford Cannon, 84, of Milton, passed away Thursday Aug. 28, 2014, at Harrison House in Georgetown, surrounded by her family.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Milton, DE, Georgetown, DE, Wilmington, DE, Lewes, DE

Q2 2014 Integrated Oil and Gas Round-Up: Capital Expenditures

Vertically integrated oil and gas companies have both upstream as well as downstream operations.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Energy, Chevron Corporation, Exxon Mobil, ExxonMobil Chemical


US Stock Futures Gain Ahead Of Consumer Data

US stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade, ahead of economic data.


Related Topix: The9, Software, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle

Texas Tribune

Texas Hospitals Say They've Lost Insured Patients to Urgent Care

Eighth-grader Montanique DeShay waits as Ashlyn Brooks, medical assistant at MedSpring Urgent Care in Austin, comes to check on her on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, Austin, TX, Hawkins, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Sys-Con Media

Albemarle and ICL to form polymeric flame retardant manufacturing joint venture

These flame retardants are designed to replace hexabromocyclododecane . HBCD has been the leading flame retardant used in expanded and extruded polystyrene foam applications, but is being phased out in the European Union , plant, which is scheduled to come on line in the 4th quarter of 2014.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Agriculture

Business Journal

Agtech company BioConsortia opens headquarters, lab in Davis

BioConsortia, the agricultural biotechnology company that raised $15 million in venture capital earlier this year, has opened its headquarters office and laboratory space in Davis.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Agriculture, Science, Biotech, Science / Technology, UC Davis, AgraQuest

Thu Aug 28, 2014


REFILE-In race for bigger margins, drug makers willing to lose the India "advantage"

Indian drugmakers are fleeing a regulatory morass at home and moving some research and development to Europe and the United States as they try to boost margins by producing high-value drugs.


Related Topix: Sun Chemical, World News, India, Food and Drug Administration

Washington Times

Ruling affects Illinois cancer cluster case

A Pennsylvania court ruling means a lawsuit can go forward accusing a chemical company of dumping toxins in Illinois, causing a deadly cancer cluster.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas

Rogers Director Carol R. Jensen Sells 1,000 Shares

Rogers Director Carol R. Jensen sold 1,000 shares of Rogers stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Electronics, Rogers

Airgas Opens New Location In North Dakota

Airgas, Inc., one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, announced that it has recently opened a new location in Dickinson, North Dakota, significantly enhancing its local product and service capabilities for customers in the Bakken shale oil region.


Related Topix: Airgas Online, Dickinson, ND


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