Current Headlines

  1. BPA Can Disrupt Painted Turtles’ Brain Development, Could Be A Population Health Concern

    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in many consumer products including water bottles, metal food storage products and certain resins. Often, aquatic environments such as rivers and streams become reservoirs for BPA, affecting turtle habitats. Last year, a team of researchers led by the University of Missouri determined that BPA can disrupt sexual function in painted turtles, causing males to develop female sex organs.

  2. Meridian Energy Group Announces Selection Of Axens North America, Inc. To License Proprietary Clean-Tech Refinery And Hydrocarbon Processing Technology For The Davis Refinery

    Meridian Energy Group today announced that the Company has finalized a License agreement with Axens North America, Inc. ("Axens NA"), an affiliated company of the IFP EN to define the underlying proprietary process technology for several of the Refinery process unit operations, and grant a license to Meridian to implement the project using Axens NA's know-how.

  3. EPA And U. S. Steel To Discuss Proposed Great Lakes Legacy Act Cleanup Plan For Spirit Lake Site

    On Thursday, Aug. 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U. S. Steel will hold a public information meeting about a proposed cleanup plan for the U. S. Steel Duluth Works/Spirit Lake site.

  4. Smithers Viscient Scientists To Lead Several Discussions At American Chemical Society National Meeting And Expo

    Smithers Viscient, a global contract research organization (CRO), has announced that four of the company’s leading scientists will present or lead discussions at the 2016 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition being held August 21-25 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  5. Chemical Distributors Redefine Excellence And Focus On Safety At ChemEdge

    Nearly 400 chemical distributors from across the country descended on The Woodlands, TX this week for ChemEdge. Hosted by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), ChemEdge is the leading chemical distribution operations and management conference in the United States.

  6. Emerson Signs Agreement To Acquire Valves & Controls Business From Pentair

    Emerson recently announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the Valves & Controls business of Pentair  for $3.15 billion

  7. ExxonMobil And Georgia Tech Innovation Could Lead To Significant Cuts In Chemical Manufacturing Energy Use And Emissions

    Scientists from ExxonMobil and the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a potentially revolutionary new technology that could significantly reduce the amount of energy and emissions associated with manufacturing plastics.

  8. ACGM And Íntegra Welcome Felsberg And Morrison & Foerster To The Oi Deal Team

    ACGM, Íntegra Associados, Felsberg Advogados, Morrison & Foerster, João Cox (former CEO of Claro Brasil) and Mario Cesar Araujo (former CEO of TIM) (the “Team”) announced recently that they are working together on a financial and operational restructuring plan in respect of the Brazilian telecommunications company Oi S.A 

  9. Wood Group Secures New UK Contract With Petrochemical Manufacturer SABIC

    Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by petrochemical manufacturer SABIC, in the UK. Engineering design services will be provided to the SABIC Teesside complex in Wilton, UK under the contract, which is effective immediately

  10. BASF SE, Dow Chemicals, Akzo Nobel NV Aiming For Significant Share In The Cooling Water Treatment Chemicals Market

    Mordor Intelligence announces the publication of their research report on the cooling water treatment chemicals market.