Manufacturing sales down 1.8% in June: StatsCan
Drop blamed on lower sales in the petroleum and coal products, transportation equipment and chemical industries.
Manufacturing sales gain 1.1% in May: StatsCan
Sales up in 16 of 21 industries, representing 71% of the manufacturing sector.
2G BioChem announces plans to build $20M biorefinery in Sarnia, Ont.
Production of Xylitol to begin in 2018.
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.
Dow Chemical to trim 3% of global workforce
Cuts part of chlorine business deal.
BASF to sell textile chemicals business to Swiss company Archroma
Deal expected to close in Q1 2015.
No injuries in explosion at Cornwall, Ont., chemical plant
Plant manufactures monomeric and polymeric plasticizers.