Nuberg bags hydrogen peroxide turnkey project in Egypt

Nuberg has been awarded a contract by El Nasr Co for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC) for technology, engineering and construction of hydrogen peroxide plant in Giza, Egypt. The €15 million turnkey project will manufacture hydrogen peroxide of technical, chemical and food grade with production capacity of 70 tonnes per day (50 percent H2O2). Read more


BioAmber Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Mitsui & Co Ltd’s (Mitsui) entire minority equity position in the Sarnia manufacturing joint venture. Following the closing of the transaction, BioAmber will own 100 percent of the BioAmber Sarnia production facility. Mitsui will still continue to distribute BioAmber’s bio-succinic acid in Asia and other markets. Read more


Praxair Inc (PX) said that it has expanded its Praxair skills pipeline workforce development program and will be working with Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis. The new program will offer instruction, career support and professional development opportunities to approximately 50 students training to become advanced manufacturing technologists. Read more


Lonza Group has acquired Micro-Macinazione, one of Europe’s leading contract manufacturers providing micronization of active ingredients for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries. Micro-Macinazione has 120 employees and is based in Monteggio, Switzerland. The acquisition of Micro-Macinazione creates the global leader in the field of micronization services. Read more