The Urethane Blog


Computer intrusion inflicts massive damage on German steel factory

Blast furnace can't be properly shut down after attackers take control of network.

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More on the Ports

The "Catastrophic Shutdown Of America's Supply Chain" Begins: Stunning Photos Of West Coast Port Congestion

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 02/12/2015 11:20 -0500


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Huntsman Begins Jeffamine Plant Expansion in Singapore

Huntsman to Begin Capacity Expansion at Singapore Polyetheramines Plant

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced it will begin construction on a 25,000-ton capacity expansion program at its world-scale polyetheramine facility in Singapore in the first half of 2015,

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Weekend Reading

Climategate, the sequel: How we are STILL being tricked with flawed data on global warming

Something very odd has been going on with the temperature data relied on by the world's scientists,

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Existing Home Sales



WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Data released Friday showed that existing home sales dipped in 2014,

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Q4 M&A Activity

Chemical Deal Results


SRF Ltd.
global pharmaceutical propellant business (Dymel®)
4th Quarter 2014

Mitsui Chemicals/SKC
SKC/Mitsui Chemicals
JV in polyurethane materials
4th Quarter 2014

Johnson Matthey
gold and silver refining – Read more