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University dumps prof who revealed polar bears actually thriving
Refuted major claim of global-warming activists

Published October 21, 2019 at 8:59pm


The Canadian zoologist who led the way in debunking the claim that climate change is endangering polar bears says the University of Victoria bowed to “outside pressure”

Recticel Fire in Belgium

Fire incident at Flexible Foams unit in Wetteren (Belgium)


Occasional information, Brussels, 18/10/2019 — 17:29 CET,

Next Wave of M&A Activity

Next wave of chemical M&A to see mid-size companies buy corporate carve-outs – banker

Author: Joseph Chang


NEW YORK (ICIS)–The next wave of mergers and acquisitions activity in the chemical sector will involve mid-size companies buying non-core assets being divested by larger companies,

Foamers Making Beds

A good article:

An excerpt:

From foamers to bed builders

Perhaps the biggest foam trend has less to do with foam bedding components themselves and more to do with the changing role of foam suppliers,

Dow Propane DeHydrogenation Expansion

US Dow to retrofit Louisiana cracker for on-purpose propylene

Author: Stefan Baumgarten


HOUSTON  (ICIS)–Dow will retrofit proprietary fluidised catalytic dehydrogenation (FCDh) technology into one of its mixed-feed crackers in Plaquemine,

Getting the Band Back Together

Fitz Chem Appoints New Leadership for Industrial Chemicals


October 11, 2019

ITASCA, IL – Chemical distributor Fitz Chem-Nagase Group has appointed Tom Downing to a newly developed role as Director of New Supplier Development.