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North America

July 16, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $3.4 billion worth of projects involving general contractor and construction management firm DPR Construction (Redwood City, California).

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July 16, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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July 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 1,860 active Pulp & Paper Industry projects valued at $24.6 billion in the U.S. and Canada.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Cargill has temporarily shut down the Avery Island underground salt mine and Breaux Bridge evaporated salt plants in Louisiana, following the landfall of Hurricane Barry on Saturday. The company is assessing damages and will announce later today when a resumption to operations and shipping will occur. Barry has been downgraded to a tropical depression.

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July 15, 2019 | Production
Gulf of Mexico oil operators forced the evacuation of more than 280 production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall as a hurricane on the Louisiana coast on Saturday, and has since been downgraded to a tropical depression. Oil production in the region fell by 72% and natural gas production dropped by 61% over the weekend. Operators began redeploying personnel on Sunday to perform the necessary inspections and restore oil production.

Industrial Info's Disaster Impact Tracker continues to monitor the situation.

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Europe

July 16, 2019 | Power
A draft bill to phase out the use of all coal-fired power in Germany could be ready before the end of the year.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Perenco UK Limited has applied to U.K. authorities to decommission its Pickerill Alpha and Bravo offshore platforms, along with associated subsea infrastructure, in the southern North Sea

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July 15, 2019 | Pipelines
The developer behind the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany has said that the project is "past the point of no return" even as it has withdrawn its application to lay pipe in Danish territorial waters.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 114 European projects in the automotive sector valued at $7.14 billion that are set to kick off in the next six months. Click here for a list. France, Germany and the United Kingdom dominate the investment. See graph below for investment by country.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 20 capital plastic-sector projects, worth $540 million, in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). These include 10 projects, totaling nearly $520 million, that are scheduled to begin construction this year

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Latin America

July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Dow Quimica Argentina was forced to shut down its 997 million-pound-per-year Ethylene Cracker 2 unit on June 28 in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, as a safety measure after over-pressure caused a blast in a water-steam vessel

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Brazil's petrochemical sector saw the completion of about $1 billion in Chemical Processing Industry projects during the first half of 2019, according to Industrial Info's project database.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Klabin, the biggest paper-packaging producer in Brazil, has selected contractors for its estimated $2.5 billion PUMA II project, adjacent to its pulp mill in Ortigueira, in the state of ParanĂ¡

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July 11, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the outlook for the global Chemical Processing Industry on July 18 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT).

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July 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Southern Copper Corporation, a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico SAB, has received approval to begin construction of the Tia Maria Copper Project by the government of Peru. The $1.4 billion project, which has been in the works since 2007, has been delayed by an extensive environmental permitting process and local opposition. Southern Copper is developing more than $8 billion worth of projects in Latin America. The company has agreed not to commence construction until it gets approval from local communities.

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Africa

July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Nigeria's crude oil production in June rose to 1.97 million barrels per day (BBL/d), its highest level since January 2015, according to data from S&P Global Platts.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Kenya, being the largest recipient of foreign direct investment in Africa, plays a pivotal role in the East African community, which acts as a regional economic hub. With its Vision 2030, the country is targeting manufacturing, IT-enabled services and financial services, and to substantially expand small-scale manufacturing of household goods, motor-vehicle parts and farm implements.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
After two months of extended bidding, three players have emerged as bidders for construction of Royal Dutch Shell's $12 billion Bonga South West Aparo (BSWA) project in Africa's Gulf of Guinea.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Global copper use is set to double over the next 20 years, according to International Copper Association Australia, fueled by rapidly developing technology

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July 11, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the outlook for the global Chemical Processing Industry on July 18 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT).

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Asia & Middle East

July 16, 2019 | Production
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July 15, 2019 | Production
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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Saudi Aramco has awarded the major contracts for the Marjan Onshore project in Saudi Arabia.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
The National Energy Administration of China (NEA) announced the bidding results on July 10 for photovoltaic power projects seeking national allowance in 2019.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Vietnam's Tung Lam Company, an ethanol producer using cassava as a primary feedstock, is preparing to test U.S. corn as a feedstock as part of the U.S. Grain Council's support to Vietnam increase ethanol usage under the E5 blend mandate. Prices of cassava have increased since 2018 due to a demand surge from Southeast Asia, leaving limited supply available. Because of this, Tung Lam Company has considered the corn-based ethanol production trial.

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Oceania

July 16, 2019 | Production
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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Shell Australia is moving ahead with its Crux natural gas field development project. The gas field is being developed by a joint venture comprised of Shell Australia, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell (82%, operator); SGH Energy, a subsidiary of Seven Group Holdings (15%); and Osaka Gas Holding (3%). It will supply backfill gas to the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, which is the world's biggest FLNG platform.

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July 11, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the outlook for the global Chemical Processing Industry on July 18 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT).

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July 11, 2019 | Pulp & Paper
Industrial Info is tracking 40 sawmill maintenance projects worth $28.75 million in the Oceania region across Australia, Fiji and New Zealand, of which 37 projects worth $26.15 million are planned to kick off from December 2019. Click here for the list of projects.

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Power
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Electric Power

July 16, 2019 |  Power
A draft bill to phase out the use of all coal-fired power in Germany could be ready before the end of the year.

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July 15, 2019 |  Market Brief
The National Energy Administration of China (NEA) announced the bidding results on July 10 for photovoltaic power projects seeking national allowance in 2019.

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July 15, 2019 |  Market Brief
PT Energy Equity Epic Sengkang has installed two units of gas compressors at the Kampung Baru central processing platform, in Sengkang, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. This will boost gas production for the supply of gas at the Sengkang Power Plant, which is owned Energy World Corporation's subsidiary, PT Energi Sengkang.

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July 12, 2019 |  Power
In its most recent Short Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that the share in the U.S. energy mix of coal, natural gas and nuclear power will decline from 2019 to 2020, while the share of non-hydropower renewables will increase during this period.

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July 12, 2019 |  Market Brief
Kuwait has set a target to generate 4 gigawatts (GW) from renewable energy by 2030 on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis, which will account for 15% of the country's installed base through wind and solar capacity additions. Kuwait National Petroleum Company is constructing a 1.2-GW solar photovoltaic power project. Kuwait's increased appetite for renewable energy projects offers opportunities for both local and overseas service and technology providers.

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Energy
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Terminals

July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
At a record high of 12.4 million barrels per day (BBL/d), crude production from the Permian Basin has created a pipeline bottleneck.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Perenco UK Limited has applied to U.K. authorities to decommission its Pickerill Alpha and Bravo offshore platforms, along with associated subsea infrastructure, in the southern North Sea

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Gulf of Mexico oil operators ramped up evacuations in front of Tropical Storm Barry, which could strengthen into the first hurricane of the 2019 season.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Thailand's PTT Public Company Limited plans to add a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) hub at its gas separation plant in Rayong by 2021. The facility will feature a new pressurized sphere tank and refrigerated tank.

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July 10, 2019 | Production
Talos Energy is chalking up progress on several major exploration and production projects in the Gulf of Mexico, with several wells brought online so far this year that have added millions of barrels of oil equivalent per day

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Pipelines

July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
At a record high of 12.4 million barrels per day (BBL/d), crude production from the Permian Basin has created a pipeline bottleneck.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Perenco UK Limited has applied to U.K. authorities to decommission its Pickerill Alpha and Bravo offshore platforms, along with associated subsea infrastructure, in the southern North Sea

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July 15, 2019 | Pipelines
The developer behind the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany has said that the project is "past the point of no return" even as it has withdrawn its application to lay pipe in Danish territorial waters.

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July 10, 2019 | Production
Approximately 32% of the current oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut in ahead of a potential tropical storm that is making its way eastward toward the Louisiana and Texas coastline.

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July 10, 2019 | Production
Talos Energy is chalking up progress on several major exploration and production projects in the Gulf of Mexico, with several wells brought online so far this year that have added millions of barrels of oil equivalent per day

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Production

July 16, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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July 15, 2019 | Production
Gulf of Mexico oil operators forced the evacuation of more than 280 production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall as a hurricane on the Louisiana coast on Saturday, and has since been downgraded to a tropical depression. Oil production in the region fell by 72% and natural gas production dropped by 61% over the weekend. Operators began redeploying personnel on Sunday to perform the necessary inspections and restore oil production.

Industrial Info's Disaster Impact Tracker continues to monitor the situation.

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July 15, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Nigeria's crude oil production in June rose to 1.97 million barrels per day (BBL/d), its highest level since January 2015, according to data from S&P Global Platts.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Perenco UK Limited has applied to U.K. authorities to decommission its Pickerill Alpha and Bravo offshore platforms, along with associated subsea infrastructure, in the southern North Sea

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Alternative Fuels

July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Vietnam's Tung Lam Company, an ethanol producer using cassava as a primary feedstock, is preparing to test U.S. corn as a feedstock as part of the U.S. Grain Council's support to Vietnam increase ethanol usage under the E5 blend mandate. Prices of cassava have increased since 2018 due to a demand surge from Southeast Asia, leaving limited supply available. Because of this, Tung Lam Company has considered the corn-based ethanol production trial.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking seven alternative-fuel projects in Quebec worth a total $638 million

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July 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Due to surplus sugar production and lower consumption in India, sugar producers will divert 25% of next season's output. According to India's ethanol policy, ethanol blending in gasoline will rise from 6% to 10%.

Industrial Info is tracking 498 sugar plants with 2,107 functional management contacts in India. Click here for a list.

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Petroleum Refining (HPI)

July 12, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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July 10, 2019 | Production
Approximately 32% of the current oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut in ahead of a potential tropical storm that is making its way eastward toward the Louisiana and Texas coastline.

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Industrial Infrastructure
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Chemical Processing (CPI)

July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Dow Quimica Argentina was forced to shut down its 997 million-pound-per-year Ethylene Cracker 2 unit on June 28 in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, as a safety measure after over-pressure caused a blast in a water-steam vessel

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Brazil's petrochemical sector saw the completion of about $1 billion in Chemical Processing Industry projects during the first half of 2019, according to Industrial Info's project database.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 20 capital plastic-sector projects, worth $540 million, in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). These include 10 projects, totaling nearly $520 million, that are scheduled to begin construction this year

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
South Korea's ethylene sector is home to 58 capital projects worth a total $3.8 billion, according to Industrial Info's project database

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Agriculture is an important sector of the Indian economy as it contributes about 17% to total GDP and provides employment to more than 60% of the population. To cater the growing demand for fertilizers, India is continually involved in the maintenance for these fertilizer production facilities.

India is planning approximately 223 maintenance projects worth $294 million for nitrogenous and phosphate fertilizer units over the coming three years. Uttar Pradesh, with 42 maintenance projects, has the highest number. Click here for a list of projects and see graph below for investment by state.

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Metals & Minerals

July 16, 2019 | Power
A draft bill to phase out the use of all coal-fired power in Germany could be ready before the end of the year.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Cargill has temporarily shut down the Avery Island underground salt mine and Breaux Bridge evaporated salt plants in Louisiana, following the landfall of Hurricane Barry on Saturday. The company is assessing damages and will announce later today when a resumption to operations and shipping will occur. Barry has been downgraded to a tropical depression.

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July 15, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
Industrial Info is tracking well over 400 steel mill projects in the U.S. worth $23.5 billion.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Many metals and minerals companies in the path of Tropical Storm Barry are carefully monitoring the situation, but were proceeding with normal operations at this time.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
China is home to more than $93 billion in active steel mill projects, according to Industrial Info's project database. One of the largest is Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron and Steel Company Limited's No. 3 blast furnace system

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Pulp, Paper & Wood

July 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 1,860 active Pulp & Paper Industry projects valued at $24.6 billion in the U.S. and Canada.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Klabin, the biggest paper-packaging producer in Brazil, has selected contractors for its estimated $2.5 billion PUMA II project, adjacent to its pulp mill in Ortigueira, in the state of ParanĂ¡

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July 11, 2019 | Pulp & Paper
Industrial Info is tracking 444 capital Pulp, Paper & Wood Industry projects worth nearly $11 billion in Europe that are planned to kick off over a year-long period starting in August.

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July 11, 2019 | Pulp & Paper
Industrial Info is tracking 40 sawmill maintenance projects worth $28.75 million in the Oceania region across Australia, Fiji and New Zealand, of which 37 projects worth $26.15 million are planned to kick off from December 2019. Click here for the list of projects.

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Food & Beverage

July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
India could see lot of desalination plants and project in the near future as the government is planning to come up with a number of desalination projects on the country's 7,800-kilometer coastline. The desalination market in India stood at around $830 million in 2017 and is expected to reach $1.4 billion by 2023.

Industrial Info is tracking 43 desalination projects worth $7.69 billion in South Asia and the Middle East. Click here for a list.

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July 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 700 boiler house units in U.S. and Canada in the Food & Beverage Industry.

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July 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Due to surplus sugar production and lower consumption in India, sugar producers will divert 25% of next season's output. According to India's ethanol policy, ethanol blending in gasoline will rise from 6% to 10%.

Industrial Info is tracking 498 sugar plants with 2,107 functional management contacts in India. Click here for a list.

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Industrial Manufacturing

July 16, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $3.4 billion worth of projects involving general contractor and construction management firm DPR Construction (Redwood City, California).

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
As online retailers continue to grab a larger share of the U.S. consumer market, traditional brick-and mortar retailers have had to keep pace in order to remain relevant.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 114 European projects in the automotive sector valued at $7.14 billion that are set to kick off in the next six months. Click here for a list. France, Germany and the United Kingdom dominate the investment. See graph below for investment by country.

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Kenya, being the largest recipient of foreign direct investment in Africa, plays a pivotal role in the East African community, which acts as a regional economic hub. With its Vision 2030, the country is targeting manufacturing, IT-enabled services and financial services, and to substantially expand small-scale manufacturing of household goods, motor-vehicle parts and farm implements.

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 98 capital projects, worth a total of more than $5.6 billion, in the U.S. Great Lakes region's Industrial Manufacturing Industry that are set to begin construction before the end of this quarter

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Pharmaceutical & Biotech

July 16, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $3.4 billion worth of projects involving general contractor and construction management firm DPR Construction (Redwood City, California).

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July 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Personalized medicine, such as gene therapy, is a medical model in which clinicians use an individual's own genomic structure to determine optimal therapies for cancer and other maladies

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July 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Chinese company Suicheng Biotechnology Company Limited is investing more than $40 million for the construction of a complex active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in Henan, China. Industrial Info is tracking 379 active Pharmaceutical & Biotech projects in China.

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July 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Europe's Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry boasts 1,290 active capital and maintenance projects, all in various stages of planning, engineering and construction, representing $39 billion in potential investment value

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