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April 25, 2016  

Canada’s exports to grow 2% in 2016, Ont. and PEI lead at 7%: EDC

Auto, aerospace and consumer sectors to power growth nationally.

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April 18, 2016  

S2G begins bio-based glycol production in Memphis

Usable sugar-based glycols to serve as a drop-in replacements for petroleum-based chemicals.

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April 18, 2016  

500 kids sick at Chinese school built on toxic soil

Previous testing may have overlooked chemicals and heavy metals involved in pesticide manufacturing next to the site.

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April 4, 2016  

Green chemistry from bio-based feedstocks is going global

BCC Research forecasts $1.5 trillion annually as renewable products replace existing products.

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April 1, 2016  

DuPont won’t reopen Texas plant where 2014 leak killed 4

Safety board found neither workers nor the public were safe from chemical exposure by equipment or safety procedures.

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March 22, 2016  

Sika opens new mortars and concrete plant in Surrey

To serve Pacific Northwest region with a population of 8 million people.

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March 21, 2016  

Sherwin-Williams buying rival Valspar for $11.3B

Combined company would have annual revenue of $15.6 billion.

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March 16, 2016  

Export eligible?

CanExport helps SMEs navigate global markets.

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March 10, 2016  

Unilever India settles mercury poisoning claims

Workers’ group says 45 workers and 18 family members died over a period of 33 years.

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March 7, 2016  

ExxonMobil sued over Baton Rouge plant’s emissions

Suit alleges pollution from the chemical facility jeopardizes the health of nearby residents.

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February 19, 2016  

Small spill near former GM plant in St. Catharines investigated

Firefighters found a very small leak or spill into the creek.

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February 16, 2016  

China moves 10 chemical plants after explosion review

Problems found at 85 Tianjin facilities following August warehouse accident.

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February 12, 2016  

NY manufacturers to pay for fouled water cleanup

Perfluorooctonaoic acid used in products for decades has contaminated Hootsick Falls groundwater.

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February 12, 2016  

Plastic industry wants Brossard to halt proposed bag ban

Canadian Plastic Bag Association says ban is based on faulty information and doesn’t consider negative impacts.

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February 10, 2016  

Ottawa to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products

Tiny plastic beads found in facial cleansers, toothpaste are polluting lakes and rivers.

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February 4, 2016  

Ford testing after chemical found outside Livonia plant

Vinyl chloride from past manufacturing processes identified in underground water.

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January 21, 2016  

Dow Chemical adds paid weeks to parental leave

Mothers will receive a minimum of 12 weeks, non-birthing parents two weeks.

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December 11, 2015  

Dow, Dupont merger would form chemical producer worth more than $130B

DowDuPont would be split into three companies, focused on materials, agriculture and specialty products.

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December 10, 2015  

DuPont and Dow reported to be in merger talks

They would create the world’s second-largest chemical company, behind BASF SE

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December 2, 2015  

Backward integration to push resins growth

New report says processor compounders will see their share of the market grow fastest

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November 30, 2015  

Chemours chemicals business cutting 5% of global jobs

DuPont spinoff to stop production in Niagara Falls, NY by the end of 2016

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November 27, 2015  

Nevada researchers trying to turn roadside weed into biofuel

The sunflower’s sticky cousin is on the verge of being turned into diesel fuel, and someday could fuel jetliners.

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November 10, 2015  

Mapping Canada’s future

A framework for manufacturing success.

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November 2, 2015  

DuPont opens $225M plant to make ethanol from cornstalks, leaves and cobs

The facility’s ethanol will go into Tide laundry detergent, replacing the corn-based ethanol long used to stabilize the detergent formula.

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October 27, 2015  

Barton Solvents to pay $1.1M EPA settlement

And it must change processes at six of its Midwest plants.

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October 22, 2015  

9 killed in China chemical plant blast

Factory makes explosives for mining.

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October 2, 2015  

Shell to spend $55M to clean soil at old LA County rubber plant

Benzene, propane, butane and other chemicals were dumped into unlined pits at the 280-acre complex for more than 30 years.

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September 18, 2015  

Pipeline ammonia leak sickens 20 in China

White fog-like gas shrounded the area surrounding coal plant.

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September 17, 2015  

US cracking down on synthetic pot

Ten charged with manufacturing drug with illegal chemicals imported from China.

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September 1, 2015  

Death toll rises to 158 in Tianjin chemical warehouse explosions

Authorities say 15 people remain missing.

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September 1, 2015  

Another chemical factory explodes in China

One fatality reported just weeks after the massive Tianjin blasts.

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August 24, 2015  

Explosion at chemical plant in China kills 1

Nine people injured, cause of the blast under investigation.