• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tomorrow has come for China’s capital markets 
    IN 1980, sponsors of China’s Yizheng Chemical Fibres desperately needed capital to realise their ambition to build a large-scale chemical-fibre plant. State-owned financial institutions were unable to help.
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:13
    China to close industrial park where deadly blast killed 78
    The Chinese chemical industry park where an explosion last month killed 78 people and left hundreds injured will be closed, authorities have said.
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Germany’s Evonik Industries expands its footprint in Myanmar
    DRIVEN by rising demand from its local partners, Germany’s Evonik Industries AG, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, plans to expand its business in Myanmar, said Peter Meinshausen, the firm’s president for the Asia Pacific/South region.
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thai Oil Plc is studying using naphtha, a petrochemical product, for added value in its $4.71 billion Clean Fuel Project (CFP) with the final decision to be made this year, the company's chief executive officer and president Atikom Terbsiri said yesterday.
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:47
    Latest : Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 44
    Yancheng, China - The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 44 on Friday, making it one of the country's worst industrial accidents in recent years.
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  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:41
    China's recent industrial disasters
    The deadly explosion that tore through a chemical plant in eastern China on Thursday was the latest in a string of industrial accidents in the country.
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  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Esso (Thailand) has proposed to the government a Bt300-billion project to develop oil refineries and a cracker plant for pertochemical products at the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), said deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak after a meeting yesterday with Jeramy Robert Osterstock, the company's chairman and managing director. 
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:05
    Chemicals industry trumpets its role in world economy
    The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has released an analysis of the chemical industry’s contributions to the global economy, coinciding with the start of the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly. 
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  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 20:30
    Longan farmer killed in blast after leaving chemicals in hot sun
    A 30-year-old man was killed in an explosion in Chantaburi province on Tuesday afternoon, in an accident suspected of being caused by him leaving two chemical compounds – potassium chlorate and sodium chlorate – out in the hot sun pending mixing them with water for spraying on longan trees.
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  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
    PTT Global Chemical extends turbine deal with GE
    PTT Global Chemical Public Co. Ltd (GC) has signed a 10-year extension to a multi-year agreement for GE to service six GE 6B and three Frame 5 gas turbines at the petrochemical company’s power plant at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate in Rayong.
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 19:03
    Indorama Ventures completes purchase of Brazilian polyester fibre producer
    Thailand’s Indorama Ventures, a global chemicals producer, on Monday announced the completion of its acquisition of M&G Fibras Brasil.
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  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    Battle lines drawn over pesticide use
    A GROUP of academics is preparing to fight for a total ban in two years on three agrochemicals deemed a threat to public health.
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Palm price hits Global Green
     Global Green Chemicals Plc has announced a net loss of Bt1.16 billion for 2018, with a drop from its 2017 net profit of Bt520.93 million, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand late on Monday.
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    PTT Global sees 1.9% net profit bump over 2017
    PTT Global Chemical Plc has announced Bt40.06 billion in net profit, up 1.9 per cent from Bt39.29 billion in 2017, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand released late on Monday.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    SCG steers towards growth in Asean
    SCG expects total revenue from overseas to reach 60 per cent of its total revenues five years from now when its petrochemical complex in Vietnam is operating, the group’s president and chief executive officer Roongrote Rangsiyopash said at group interview yesterday.
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