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BASF to double production capacity in Dahej

BASF to double production capacity in Dahej

BASF India plans to double its capacity for polymer dispersions with a new production line at its site in Dahej, Gujarat. Through the investment, BASF aims to provide a reliable supply of high-quality...
09 December 2019
Thyssenkrupp commissions caustic soda expansion project

Thyssenkrupp commissions caustic soda expansion project

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India) has successfully commissioned a caustic soda expansion project for the Andhra Sugars at their Saggonda Chemical Complex in Andhra Pradesh. The project involved...
09 December 2019
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ExxonMobil plans to set up lubes blending plant

Exxon Mobil Corporation, the oil and gas company, plans to set up a lubes blending plant in India, according to two executives aware of the development. ExxonMobil sells its lubricants under the brand...
09 December 2019
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Government plans new scheme to revive gas power plants

The Indian Government is working on a scheme to salvage 24,000 MW of stressed gas-based power plants, built at an investment of over Rs 1 lakh crore, by importing natural gas and bundling the output with...
09 December 2019
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Chennai gets one more tertiary treatment plant

India’s largest tertiary treatment reverse osmosis plant was inaugurated at Koyambedu, Chennai, in the heart of the city by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. The 45 million litres per day plant was...
09 December 2019
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CIL, Russian company in talks for import of coking coal

Coal India (CIL) is in talks with Russian coal company Vostok-Coal-Diskon to participate in the extraction of coking coal and its imports from mines in the Siberian districts of Russia, Coal India executives...
09 December 2019
EDAC commissions 660MW for NTPC's TTPP in Uttar Pradesh

EDAC commissions 660MW for NTPC's TTPP in Uttar Pradesh

EDAC Engineering Limited, an EPC and O&M player, announced the successful commissioning of 660 MW at NTPC's Tanda Thermal Power Plant (TTPP). EDAC Engineering Ltd had been contracted by GE Power for...
09 December 2019
AquaChemie to develop $40m chemical terminal in Dubai

AquaChemie to develop $40m chemical terminal in Dubai

AquaChemie Middle East is investing USD 40M for a chemical terminal facility at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai which will serve as the chemical distributor’s gateway hub across the Gulf and beyond the region....
09 December 2019
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Iran mulls construction of $8bn petrochemical project

Plans are underway to construct a USD 8bn petrochemical megaproject by Iranian petrochemical holdings, a senior petrochemical official said. Behzad Mohammadi, the CEO of the National Petrochemical Company...
09 December 2019
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Egypt plans to implement desalination plants

The Egyptian government is considering three bids from international companies to implement joint water desalination projects with a total capacity of 300,000 cubic metres per day (scm/day). Government...
09 December 2019