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North America

June 17, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
Industrial Info is tracking more than $9.5 billion in rare-earth mining project activity.

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June 17, 2019 | Power
U.S. offshore wind development faces hurdles.

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June 17, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking $3.45 billion in Industrial Manufacturing project starts planned for third-quarter 2019 in the Southeast market region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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June 17, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
There are 471 Pharma-Bio Industry projects across the globe scheduled to launch construction by the time June comes to a close.

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Europe

June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The global oil and gas separator market is expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 3% between 2019-2023, according to Technavio. The market's growth depends on rising production of hydrocarbons from unconventional sources

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June 17, 2019 | Pharmaceutical & Biotech
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) (GSK) (Brentford, England) has agreed to sell its pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Cork, Ireland, to U.S. company Thermo Fisher Scientific Incorporated (NYSE:TMO) (Waltham, Massachusetts) for 90 million euro ($102 million).

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 | Pharmaceutical & Biotech
Scientific instrumentation company Rigaku Corporation signed a development agreement with Merck KGaA. Under the agreement, innovative lab consumables will be developed using crystalline sponge technology, which is beneficial for X-ray operations.

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info Resources is tracking 915 active Metals & Minerals capital and maintenance projects in Russia, totaling more than $66 billion. Click here for a list. Of these, $35 billion will be invested for the construction of new plants and $26 billion for plant expansion and units addition. Chelyabinsk and Kemerovo lead all regions in the number of projects, with more than 130. See graph below for investment by region.

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Latin America

June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 500 wind power projects in Latin America, amounting to $91.62 billion in potential investment.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The global oil and gas separator market is expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 3% between 2019-2023, according to Technavio. The market's growth depends on rising production of hydrocarbons from unconventional sources

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
In the first five months of 2019, Brazil's tire sales were $87.6 million. Exports increased by 6.1% in the period, although external purchases decreased by 4.6%. The positive balance arises from the sale of higher-value products.

Industrial Info is tracking 11 operational tire plants in Brazil, with 84 functional management contacts.

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
South America's distribution centers and logistic sector is expected to attract roughly $5 billion of investment in the next 10 years, according to the World Economic Forum.

Industrial Info is tracking more than 230 active projects in the sector in South America, with a total investment value of more than $3.7 billion. Click here for a list.

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Africa

June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The global oil and gas separator market is expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 3% between 2019-2023, according to Technavio. The market's growth depends on rising production of hydrocarbons from unconventional sources

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
The U.S. is eyeing Africa as a possible means of reducing China's near-monopoly on rare-earth elements

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Africa and the Middle East are witnessing significant growth in their heavy equipment and machinery sectors, as demand has been rising--particularly in Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Zambia.

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
The Middle East's maritime sector has seen a significant expansion at its larger ports in the past few years, and the trend is only expected to continue in the near future.

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Asia & Middle East

June 17, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The global oil and gas separator market is expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 3% between 2019-2023, according to Technavio. The market's growth depends on rising production of hydrocarbons from unconventional sources

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Although India surpasses China when it comes to pharmaceutica exports, it is still largely dependent on China for its raw materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). According to the Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India, the country exported pharma products worth of $19.2 billion in financial year 2018-19, posting a record year-on-year growth of 11%. India's API imports continue to grow, in tandem, exceeding 60% and for some specific APIs.

Notably, India supplies about 20% of global generic medicines in terms of volume, making the country the largest provider of generic medicines in the world. To reduce India's dependence on China for APIs, India's Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry, along with other ministries, joined with the industry to draw up a road map for boosting domestic API production. Industrial Info is tracking 498 active API projects in India with a total investment value of $4.48 billion. Click here for a list and see map below.

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Raysut Cement Company, Oman's largest cement manufacturer and one of the largest in the Persian Gulf, plans to invest about $700 million in India by 2022, of which $200 million has been set aside to acquire majority stakes in two Indian cement producers

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Oceania

June 17, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The global oil and gas separator market is expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 3% between 2019-2023, according to Technavio. The market's growth depends on rising production of hydrocarbons from unconventional sources

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Australia is seeing a wave of early-stage vanadium projects. Prices for the metal, which is used to strengthen steel, soared during the global mining industry's recent downturn

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
In a $40 million deal, Coca-Cola Amatil's 100-year-old fruit and vegetable processing facility has been acquired by a joint venture of boutique investment house Perma Funds Management and The Eights, a private equity firm.

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Power
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Electric Power

June 17, 2019 |  Power
U.S. offshore wind development faces hurdles.

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June 17, 2019 |  Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 500 wind power projects in Latin America, amounting to $91.62 billion in potential investment.

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June 14, 2019 |  Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 |  Power
States in the southwestern U.S. have the best resources and highest capacity factors for solar energy of any U.S. region, with the most hours of direct, high-angle sunlight per year

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June 13, 2019 |  Power
Industrial Info is tracking nearly $2.8 billion worth of projects that have had their restarts verified within the past year and are set to begin construction before the end of the summer

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Energy
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Pipelines

June 13, 2019 | Production
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June 12, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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June 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Phillips 66 has signed agreements with Plains All American Pipeline and Bridger Pipeline to set up joint venture companies with the purpose of moving oil from the Bakken, the Rockies, and the Permian region to the Gulf Coast. The joint-venture pipeline systems, the Red Oak Pipeline and the Liberty Pipeline, are expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2021. Click here for the Red Oak Pipeline projects and here for the Liberty Pipeline Projects.

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June 11, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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Production

June 17, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Cheniere Energy has started up its second liquefied natural gas (LNG) production train in Corpus Christi. The train will produce 4.5 million metric tons per year of LNG. It is unknown when the LNG will be shipped from this train. Cheniere's phase one for Corpus Christi LNG production includes one more production train, which will bring the site's total production and export capacity to 13.5 million metric tons.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The global oil and gas separator market is expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 3% between 2019-2023, according to Technavio. The market's growth depends on rising production of hydrocarbons from unconventional sources

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 | Production
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that production of hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGLs) in the U.S. increased by 500,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) last year over 2017 levels, reaching 5 million BBL/d.

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Alternative Fuels

June 12, 2019 | Market Brief
B20 Biodiesel is a blend of 80% diesel and 20% crude palm oil. The government announced support from major truck assemblers, such as Isuzu and Toyota

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Petroleum Refining (HPI)

June 13, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking nearly $2.8 billion worth of projects that have had their restarts verified within the past year and are set to begin construction before the end of the summer

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June 13, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
PBF Energy plans to buy a Shell refinery in California for $1 billion.

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Industrial Infrastructure
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Chemical Processing (CPI)

June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 | Production
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that production of hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGLs) in the U.S. increased by 500,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) last year over 2017 levels, reaching 5 million BBL/d.

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June 14, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Industrial Info is tracking nearly $26 billion worth of U.S. chemical capital project activity that is planned to kick off construction in the second half of 2019.

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June 13, 2019 | Chemical Processing
ExxonMobil and SABIC said today they will proceed with construction of a joint-venture chemical facility and 1.8 million-metric-ton-per-year ethane steam cracker in San Patricio County, Texas.

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June 13, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking nearly $2.8 billion worth of projects that have had their restarts verified within the past year and are set to begin construction before the end of the summer

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Metals & Minerals

June 17, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
Industrial Info is tracking more than $9.5 billion in rare-earth mining project activity.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Australia is seeing a wave of early-stage vanadium projects. Prices for the metal, which is used to strengthen steel, soared during the global mining industry's recent downturn

View Article

June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

View Article

June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Raysut Cement Company, Oman's largest cement manufacturer and one of the largest in the Persian Gulf, plans to invest about $700 million in India by 2022, of which $200 million has been set aside to acquire majority stakes in two Indian cement producers

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
The U.S. is eyeing Africa as a possible means of reducing China's near-monopoly on rare-earth elements

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Pulp, Paper & Wood

June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking over 13 active new (recently tracked) Pulp & Paper Industry closure projects valued more than $55 million in the U.S. and Canada for 2019.

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June 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 540 active Pulp & Paper Industry maintenance projects valued over $1.85 billion in the U.S. and Canada.

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June 11, 2019 | Market Brief
In a $93.9 million deal, SK Bangur Group has agreed to take over the majority stake in the Indian paper mills of International Paper Company, the world's largest paper producer. International Paper owns a 75% share in two units in Rajahmundry and Kadiyam.

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Food & Beverage

June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
In a $40 million deal, Coca-Cola Amatil's 100-year-old fruit and vegetable processing facility has been acquired by a joint venture of boutique investment house Perma Funds Management and The Eights, a private equity firm.

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June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
According to a Lion Dairy press release, the company is about to sell its cheese business to Canadian dairy giant Saputo for $197 million. Lion has two Australian facilities in Burnie and Loorana King Island involved in the cheese business.

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 230 active Food & Beverage Industry upgrade projects valued over $900 million in the U.S. and Canada.

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June 13, 2019 | Market Brief
U.S. sanctions on Iran have become a blessing for India's sugar industry as it prepares for the first sugar shipment to Iran in five years. Expected orders for the current year total about 400,000 tons. Industrial Info is tracking 510 plants with 2,136 functional management contacts for sugar plants in India and Iran. Click here for a list.

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June 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 60 planned Food & Beverage Industry refrigerated warehousing facilities with nearly 70 functional management contacts in the U.S. & Canada.

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Industrial Manufacturing

June 17, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking $3.45 billion in Industrial Manufacturing project starts planned for third-quarter 2019 in the Southeast market region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
There has been a strong reaction by the global chip-making industry to the ongoing U.S.- China trade dispute, and the U.S. ban on doing business with China's Huawei Technologies.

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June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
In the first five months of 2019, Brazil's tire sales were $87.6 million. Exports increased by 6.1% in the period, although external purchases decreased by 4.6%. The positive balance arises from the sale of higher-value products.

Industrial Info is tracking 11 operational tire plants in Brazil, with 84 functional management contacts.

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June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

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June 14, 2019 | Market Brief
India is encouraging domestic companies to invest in battery production, with an emphasis on lithium-ion batteries to meet the country's growing demand for electric vehicles

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Pharmaceutical & Biotech

June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
There are 471 Pharma-Bio Industry projects across the globe scheduled to launch construction by the time June comes to a close.

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June 17, 2019 | Pharmaceutical & Biotech
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) (GSK) (Brentford, England) has agreed to sell its pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Cork, Ireland, to U.S. company Thermo Fisher Scientific Incorporated (NYSE:TMO) (Waltham, Massachusetts) for 90 million euro ($102 million).

View Article

June 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Although India surpasses China when it comes to pharmaceutica exports, it is still largely dependent on China for its raw materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). According to the Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India, the country exported pharma products worth of $19.2 billion in financial year 2018-19, posting a record year-on-year growth of 11%. India's API imports continue to grow, in tandem, exceeding 60% and for some specific APIs.

Notably, India supplies about 20% of global generic medicines in terms of volume, making the country the largest provider of generic medicines in the world. To reduce India's dependence on China for APIs, India's Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry, along with other ministries, joined with the industry to draw up a road map for boosting domestic API production. Industrial Info is tracking 498 active API projects in India with a total investment value of $4.48 billion. Click here for a list and see map below.

View Article

June 14, 2019 | Production
Hexagon PPM will present a free webinar on how to drive productivity and continuous improvement during the commissioning phase of a project.

View Article

June 14, 2019 | Pharmaceutical & Biotech
Scientific instrumentation company Rigaku Corporation signed a development agreement with Merck KGaA. Under the agreement, innovative lab consumables will be developed using crystalline sponge technology, which is beneficial for X-ray operations.

View Article

 

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