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2014-04-10 16:21:10

SARNIA, ON, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of its routine maintenance, Sunoco Logistics has been making repairs to its equipment located within Sun-Canadian Pipe Line's Sarnia station. In order to safely make the repairs, it is necessary for Sunoco Logistics and their contractor to conduct flaring. This flaring began at noon today. A Code 8 was issued in the evening of April 9, 2014 in advance of the scheduling of the flare activity. "We are working in collaboration with Sunoco...

2014-03-13 16:23:42

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31,( )2013. Highlights included: -- Sarnia project made significant construction progress and incurred costs were on budget -- Bio-succinic acid, or Bio-SATM, sales increased by 16% in the year...

2014-02-19 16:21:45

The loan is a significant milestone for the Sarnia plant and contributes important capital All amounts are in Canadian dollars. SARNIA, ON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc. has secured a $10 million interest free loan from Agriculture Canada for the 30,000 MT succinic acid plant currently under construction...

2013-11-26 12:22:47

SARNIA, ON, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting on Tuesday, November 26, the City of Sarnia will be undertaking work on a watermain at the intersection of Vidal Street and Churchill Line. The opening of the ground near the watermain for remediation efforts by Sun-Canadian Pipe Line meant the City could access the infrastructure with greater ease and efficiency for their repairs and improvements. "We are working in collaboration with municipal officials to ensure they have the...

2013-11-20 12:29:28

SARNIA, ON, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun-Canadian Pipe Line welcomed the restart of its pipeline in Sarnia today following the TSSA's approval, granted on November 18, 2013. The approval was granted following the release of an independent laboratory analysis conducted by Kiefner and Associates of Ohio (USA) regarding the cause of the September 10, 2013 diesel spill at the Vidal Street and Churchill intersection. The report found the cause of the failure to be attributable to external...

2013-10-31 23:25:34

Germany-based specialty chemicals company LANXESS has extended a long-term agreement with NOVA Chemicals Corporation to supply crude C4 as a raw material for LANXESS’ North American asset base. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Germany-based specialty chemicals company LANXESS has extended a long-term agreement with NOVA Chemicals Corporation (NOVA) to supply crude C4 (cC4) as a raw material for LANXESS’ North American asset base. Financial details were not disclosed. NOVA’s...

2013-09-21 12:21:32

SARNIA, ON, Sept. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun-Canadian Pipe Line confirms remediation plans are underway to repair the damage surrounding a pipeline leak which occurred on Tuesday, September 10. Traffic management plans are in place to ensure Vidal Street in Sarnia partially re-opens to the public beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 23.  The company worked with the City of Sarnia, regulators and a number of contractors to ensure the road could re-open following a series of soil...

2013-09-13 20:22:42

SARNIA, ON, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Progress continues to be made to manage a leak that occurred Tuesday at Churchill Road and Vidal Street in Sarnia of approximately 200 barrels of diesel fuel. "We apologize to the people of Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Walpole Island First Nation, Sarnia, Wallaceburg and St. Clair Township for the incident that has occurred," said Tony Waters, General Manager of Sun-Canadian Pipe Line. "Sun-Canadian, supported by a team of external experts from...

2013-09-11 12:21:13

SARNIA, ON, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun-Canadian Pipe Line shut its pipeline in the area of Vidal St. and Churchill Rd. in Sarnia after instrumentation detected a release of ultra low sulphur diesel (ULSD). Sun-Canadian's monitoring system immediately alerted staff who rapidly responded with the closing of the line. As a precaution, another portion of Sun-Canadian's line was also closed. Local industry rallied to support in the containment of the release through the Chemical...

2013-08-12 16:22:23

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing renewable chemicals, today announced its financial results for the three months ended June 30,( )2013.  Highlights included: -- On schedule to mechanically complete the Company's planned 30,000 MT bio-succinic acid plant in Sarnia, Ontario in the fourth quarter of 2014. -- Sold over $1 million of...