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2008-09-24 09:00:42

Ineos Bamble and Puralube Nordic have announced an agreement to locate a new environmentally friendly lubricant oil production plant on the Ineos site at Ronningen in the municipality of Bamble, Norway. The new plant, which is to be built, owned and operated by Puralube, will convert waste oils into super-clean lubricants, which can be used in cars, transportation and a broad range of industrial applications. Bill Reid, CEO of Ineos Polyolefins, which owns the Bamble site, said: "This is...

2008-09-09 06:00:35

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f50ea2/acrylonitrilebuta) has announced the addition of the "Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Copolymer Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering. The report analyzes worldwide markets for Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (ABS), including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Oceania. It provides the most complete and current analytical account of the following areas:...

2008-08-05 09:01:06

CHEMICAL giant BASF, which sold its Seal Sands site to Ineos earlier this year, transferring all 240 staff involved in the production of acrylonitrile, adipodinitrile and hexamethylenediamine, said earnings in its European chemicals division had fallen as a result of weaker margins for cracker products. Revealing half-year results, which saw a 10% increase across the company, chairman Dr Jurgen Hambrecht nevertheless said 'the road ahead is stonier and steeper and the competition is...

2008-07-22 03:00:38

UK-based chemical company Ineos has announced that it is aiming to produce commercial quantities of bioethanol fuel from biodegradable municipal waste in around two years time. Ineos's technology will produce bioethanol in large quantities from municipal solid waste (MSW), organic commercial waste and agricultural residues. Ineos Bio Ethanol reportedly releases up to 90% less net greenhouse gases than petrol. One tonne of dry waste can be converted into about 400 liters of ethanol, which...

2008-07-17 06:00:36

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- It was more than 50 years ago when Dr. James Idol and his team discovered a way to process ammonia and create what would eventually be called acrylonitrile. Little did he know he was creating a product that would change the world, not to mention the lives of thousands of Lima workers. Idol spent Wednesday visiting the plant he helped build, the INEOS Lima Chemical Plant. In 1957, when Idol made his discovery, it was a Sohio chemical...

2008-07-02 15:00:40

PQ Corporation announced today that it has completed its merger with INEOS Silicas. The merger was originally announced on October 11, 2007. The combination of the two companies forms a global producer of specialty inorganic chemicals, catalysts and engineered glass products with annual sales revenues in excess of US $1 billion. The merged company will continue to be known as PQ Corporation and will be headed by Mike Boyce, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The Carlyle Group, a...

2006-10-25 06:00:26

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c44056) has announced the addition of Polystyrene - Global Strategic Business Report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polystyrene in Thousand Tons. The specific end-use segments analyzed are Packaging, Electric / Electrical Appliances, Consumer Goods, and Construction. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and...

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