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.
11 die as elevator cable snaps at work site in China
Fatalities are piling up as management cuts corners and safety violations mount.
Taiwan company plans $9.4B chemical complex in Louisiana
Project is expected to provide 1,200 permanent jobs with average salaries of $84,500.
Government, US Steel reach consent decree over chemical spill
Discharge contained hexavalent chromium, a toxic heavy metal that might be carcinogenic if ingested.
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.
Baltimore acid spill prompts shelter in place order
Produced a “vapour cloud” that has since dissipated.
Dow Chemical tries to kill federal pesticide risk studies
Three pesticides under review pose a risk to nearly every endangered species studied.
DuPont, Chemours to pay $671M in chemical leak case
Companies to cover any future liabilities related to the release of the perfluorooctanoic acid.
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.
Jurors say DuPont acted with malice, award $5M to ill man
Covers compensatory damages, punitive damages to be decided.
Dow Chemical cutting 2,500 jobs globally
Will shutter silicone manufacturing plants in North Carolina and Japan.
Mercury continues to poison Wabigoon River
Report calls for safe clean up of lakes and rivers after years of contamination.
Progress at fuel producer after environmental conviction
Found guilty in 2013 of knowingly releasing the carcinogen benzene into the air.
Explosion at chemical plant in China injures 6
Hundreds of firefighters deployed, the second explosion to hit the factory in 20 months.
ChemChina buys 26% of Italy’s Pirelli
State-owned chemical company announces offer for rest.