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News Chemicals Oil & Gas General
September 24, 2020  

Initiative aims to bring more women into chemical, oil and gas sector

Quebec’s chemical, petrochemical, refining and gas industry adopts tools to favour recruiting and integration.

News Construction Manufacturing General Operations
April 25, 2019  

11 die as elevator cable snaps at work site in China

Fatalities are piling up as management cuts corners and safety violations mount.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Taiwan company plans $9.4B chemical complex in Louisiana

Project is expected to provide 1,200 permanent jobs with average salaries of $84,500.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Metals General
April 3, 2018  

Government, US Steel reach consent decree over chemical spill

Discharge contained hexavalent chromium, a toxic heavy metal that might be carcinogenic if ingested.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 17, 2017  

Chemical process could make climate nemesis carbon a valuable resource

Three prototypes to show carbon converted to methanol can serve as an eco-friendly fuel of the future.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
September 18, 2017  

Baltimore acid spill prompts shelter in place order

Produced a “vapour cloud” that has since dissipated.

News Manufacturing General
April 20, 2017  

Dow Chemical tries to kill federal pesticide risk studies

Three pesticides under review pose a risk to nearly every endangered species studied.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
February 14, 2017  

DuPont, Chemours to pay $671M in chemical leak case

Companies to cover any future liabilities related to the release of the perfluorooctanoic acid.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 18, 2016  

One still missing after BASF chemical plant explosion in Germany

Followed a fire in a pipeline between at a river harbour where liquids are unloaded from ships and storage tanks.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 7, 2016  

Jurors say DuPont acted with malice, award $5M to ill man

Covers compensatory damages, punitive damages to be decided.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 29, 2016  

Dow Chemical cutting 2,500 jobs globally

Will shutter silicone manufacturing plants in North Carolina and Japan.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
May 31, 2016  

Mercury continues to poison Wabigoon River

Report calls for safe clean up of lakes and rivers after years of contamination.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 11, 2015  

Progress at fuel producer after environmental conviction

Found guilty in 2013 of knowingly releasing the carcinogen benzene into the air.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
April 7, 2015  

Explosion at chemical plant in China injures 6

Hundreds of firefighters deployed, the second explosion to hit the factory in 20 months.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
March 23, 2015  

ChemChina buys 26% of Italy’s Pirelli

State-owned chemical company announces offer for rest.