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North America

October 17, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon completed planned maintenance on October 13 and restarted the 28,500-BBL/d FCCU, 11,250-BBL/d Reformer 1, 11,250-BBL/d Reformer 2 and associated units at its 101,000-BBL/d Saint Paul Park, Minnesota, refinery. The 49,000-BBL/d Crude 1 and 52,000 BBL/d Crude 2 have returned to normal operation after reducing production rates by 30% throughout the event to control inventory. The turnaround began on September 6.

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October 17, 2019 | Power
Jingoli Power is at work on several projects that will carry energy from high-generation areas to cities that are seeing a growing demand for infrastructure. Industrial Info is tracking about $2.7 billion in related projects

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October 17, 2019 | Production
In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says that oil production in the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico was 1.8 million barrels per day (BBL/d) in 2018, and this is expected to rise 1.9 million BBL/d this year and 2 million BBL/d in 2020.

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October 17, 2019 | Pipelines
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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 3,100 active projects, valued at more than $46.1 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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Europe

October 17, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon completed planned maintenance on October 13 and restarted the 28,500-BBL/d FCCU, 11,250-BBL/d Reformer 1, 11,250-BBL/d Reformer 2 and associated units at its 101,000-BBL/d Saint Paul Park, Minnesota, refinery. The 49,000-BBL/d Crude 1 and 52,000 BBL/d Crude 2 have returned to normal operation after reducing production rates by 30% throughout the event to control inventory. The turnaround began on September 6.

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

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Technical gases play an important role in industrial production, often ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Many of the most commonly used industrial gases act as catalysts in the combustion process, making it more environmentally friendly

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October 16, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Daily refinery outage and turnaround news.

Marathon restarted units at its 167,000-BBL/d Martinez, California, refinery on Wednesday that had been shut down on October 15 following a 4.5-level earthquake. Units affected were the 30,000-BBL/d Hydrocracker, 40,000-BBL/d HDS 2 Diesel (ULSD), 23,000-BBL/d Reformer 3 CCR and 15,000-BBL/d SF Alky.

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October 16, 2019 | Production
Scotland has confirmed a de facto ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other methods of developing unconventional oil and gas (UOG) resources.

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Latin America

October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
About 200 Industrial Manufacturing capital projects are expected to be completed in Latin America during the fourth quarter this year, totaling $4 billion in investments.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking close to $1.5 billion worth of capital projects covering the Terminals, Pipelines and Production sectors that are planned to kick off construction in 2020.

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October 14, 2019 | Market Brief
During the last quarter of 2019, over 300 Industrial Manufacturing maintenance projects are expected to be completed in Latin America, adding an investment of more than $370 million.

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October 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 40 grassroot automotive projects in Latin America that are set to kick off in the future. Click here for a list. Most of the projects are in Mexico, which has 22 projects worth nearly $500 million, and Brazil, which has 15 projects worth $150 million. See graph below for investment by country.

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Africa

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The manufacturing sector contributes significantly to the provincial economy in South Africa's Eastern Cape, and is driven by the needs of the automotive sector.

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 59 Oil & Gas Production and Pipeline maintenance projects worth $128.40 million by Algeria's state-owned company Sonatrach that are scheduled for the next two to three years.

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The prospects for the Chemical Processing Industry in Egypt seem very favorable. The industry has shown significant growth in the last few years, and many new projects have been announced.

Industrial info is tracking 63 capital chemical projects worth more than $20 billion in Egypt. Major investment is planned in the agrochemical sector, which includes nitrogenous and phosphate fertilizers, with about $7.8 billion investment, followed by the petrochemical sector, with about $6.3 billion in projects. Click here for a list of projects and see graph below for investment by sector.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 44 projects, worth $2.33 billion, in Angola's offshore Oil & Gas Production Industry. Daily oil production has dropped to about 1.4 million barrels

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking nearly 100 active projects, worth $1.79 billion, in Libya's Oil & Gas Terminals, Pipelines and Production industries

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Asia & Middle East

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The prospects for the Chemical Processing Industry in Egypt seem very favorable. The industry has shown significant growth in the last few years, and many new projects have been announced.

Industrial info is tracking 63 capital chemical projects worth more than $20 billion in Egypt. Major investment is planned in the agrochemical sector, which includes nitrogenous and phosphate fertilizers, with about $7.8 billion investment, followed by the petrochemical sector, with about $6.3 billion in projects. Click here for a list of projects and see graph below for investment by sector.

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The Indian state of Gujarat is planning to come up with eight new desalination plants to convert seawater in to potable water. After the completion of the projects, plants would be able to treat approximately 370 million liters per day of seawater in total. Projects would be coming up under the public-private partnership model, and total investment is approximately $563.6 million.

Industrial Info is tracking $1.69 billion of desalination projects in India. Click here for a list.

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Eni Vietnam has found gas and condensate offshore central Vietnam, specifically in Block 114, the Song Hong Basin. Eni Vietnam serves as the operator and holds a 100% share of Block 114 and its neighboring Block 116. Through its exploration well (Ken Bau 1X) in the Ken Bau prospect, its drilling activities have indicated significant potential accumulation of hydrocarbon. With this significant breakthrough, a drilling campaign is being planned by Eni for next year in order to fully assess the discovery.

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October 16, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Daily refinery outage and turnaround news.

Marathon restarted units at its 167,000-BBL/d Martinez, California, refinery on Wednesday that had been shut down on October 15 following a 4.5-level earthquake. Units affected were the 30,000-BBL/d Hydrocracker, 40,000-BBL/d HDS 2 Diesel (ULSD), 23,000-BBL/d Reformer 3 CCR and 15,000-BBL/d SF Alky.

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October 16, 2019 | Production
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Oceania

October 17, 2019 | Pipelines
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October 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Santos has agreed to buy ConocoPhillips' Australian Oil & Gas assets for $1.39 billion, with the exception of a Queensland-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

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October 15, 2019 | Market Brief
The distribution and warehousing sector exploded in popularity in Oceania businesses after the closure of major manufacturing plants in the region. Industrial Info is tracking 61 warehousing and distribution projects in Oceania totaling $2.21 billion. New South Wales leads in terms of project value, with more than $1.25 billion in projects. Click here for a list of projects and see graph below for investment by state.

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October 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Starting July 1, 2020, Australia will have a new scheme to import and manufacture industrial chemicals. The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) will be replaced by Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS), which will be based on likely levels of chemical risk.

There will be six categories for introduction, with different requirements for each level of chemical risk:
1) Listed introductions
2) Exempted introductions
3) Reported introductions
4) Assessed introductions
5) Commercial evaluation introductions
6) Exceptional circumstances introductions

The new grouping for industrial chemicals aims to evaluate environmental impacts and public health and safety.

Click here for a list of industrial gas and inorganic chemical projects in Australia, and see graph below for a breakdown by state.

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Power
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Electric Power

October 17, 2019 |  Power
Jingoli Power is at work on several projects that will carry energy from high-generation areas to cities that are seeing a growing demand for infrastructure. Industrial Info is tracking about $2.7 billion in related projects

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October 15, 2019 |  Power
The lights have come back on for PG&E's customers in northern and central California, but customer anger is unlikely to dim over last week's decision by the utility to initiate preemptive blackouts as a way to prevent wildfires.

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October 15, 2019 |  Power
Industrial Info is tracking more than $6.6 billion in projects involving engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Barton Malow Company (Southfield, Michigan).

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October 14, 2019 |  Metals & Minerals
Construction of a new storage facility for hydrogen has been funded to the tune of 200 million Swedish kroner ($20 million) at the LuleƄ steel plant in Sweden, the world's first project for creating fossil-free steel.

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October 11, 2019 |  Market Brief
The Argentine Wind Chamber (CEA) said in a recent open letter that new exchange market restrictions imposed by the Argentine government jeopardize $2 billion in international loans for wind projects.

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Energy
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Terminals

October 16, 2019 | Production
KBR Incorporated is continuing to acquire big-ticket contracts in the global energy and energy-related markets. Industrial Info is tracking more than $155 billion worth of projects involving KBR worldwide

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking close to $1.5 billion worth of capital projects covering the Terminals, Pipelines and Production sectors that are planned to kick off construction in 2020.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 44 projects, worth $2.33 billion, in Angola's offshore Oil & Gas Production Industry. Daily oil production has dropped to about 1.4 million barrels

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking nearly 100 active projects, worth $1.79 billion, in Libya's Oil & Gas Terminals, Pipelines and Production industries

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
According to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, India will see an investment of $118 billion in oil and gas exploration as well as the setting up of natural gas infrastructure in the next few years as the country prepares to meet the needs of a fast-growing economy. As much as $58 billion will be invested by 2023 in oil and gas exploration and production, while, another $60 billion will be put toward the creation of natural gas infrastructure such as pipelines, import terminals and city gas distribution networks by 2024.

Industrial Info is tracking 599 oil & gas projects in India worth $39.79 billion. Click here for a list and see map below for locations.

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Pipelines

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

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 59 Oil & Gas Production and Pipeline maintenance projects worth $128.40 million by Algeria's state-owned company Sonatrach that are scheduled for the next two to three years.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking close to $1.5 billion worth of capital projects covering the Terminals, Pipelines and Production sectors that are planned to kick off construction in 2020.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 44 projects, worth $2.33 billion, in Angola's offshore Oil & Gas Production Industry. Daily oil production has dropped to about 1.4 million barrels

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking nearly 100 active projects, worth $1.79 billion, in Libya's Oil & Gas Terminals, Pipelines and Production industries

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Production

October 17, 2019 | Production
In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says that oil production in the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico was 1.8 million barrels per day (BBL/d) in 2018, and this is expected to rise 1.9 million BBL/d this year and 2 million BBL/d in 2020.

View Article

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

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 59 Oil & Gas Production and Pipeline maintenance projects worth $128.40 million by Algeria's state-owned company Sonatrach that are scheduled for the next two to three years.

View Article

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Eni Vietnam has found gas and condensate offshore central Vietnam, specifically in Block 114, the Song Hong Basin. Eni Vietnam serves as the operator and holds a 100% share of Block 114 and its neighboring Block 116. Through its exploration well (Ken Bau 1X) in the Ken Bau prospect, its drilling activities have indicated significant potential accumulation of hydrocarbon. With this significant breakthrough, a drilling campaign is being planned by Eni for next year in order to fully assess the discovery.

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October 16, 2019 | Production
KBR Incorporated is continuing to acquire big-ticket contracts in the global energy and energy-related markets. Industrial Info is tracking more than $155 billion worth of projects involving KBR worldwide

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Alternative Fuels

October 16, 2019 | Production
Scotland has confirmed a de facto ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other methods of developing unconventional oil and gas (UOG) resources.

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Petroleum Refining (HPI)

October 17, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon completed planned maintenance on October 13 and restarted the 28,500-BBL/d FCCU, 11,250-BBL/d Reformer 1, 11,250-BBL/d Reformer 2 and associated units at its 101,000-BBL/d Saint Paul Park, Minnesota, refinery. The 49,000-BBL/d Crude 1 and 52,000 BBL/d Crude 2 have returned to normal operation after reducing production rates by 30% throughout the event to control inventory. The turnaround began on September 6.

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

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October 16, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Daily refinery outage and turnaround news.

Marathon restarted units at its 167,000-BBL/d Martinez, California, refinery on Wednesday that had been shut down on October 15 following a 4.5-level earthquake. Units affected were the 30,000-BBL/d Hydrocracker, 40,000-BBL/d HDS 2 Diesel (ULSD), 23,000-BBL/d Reformer 3 CCR and 15,000-BBL/d SF Alky.

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October 16, 2019 | Production
KBR Incorporated is continuing to acquire big-ticket contracts in the global energy and energy-related markets. Industrial Info is tracking more than $155 billion worth of projects involving KBR worldwide

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October 15, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Flint Hills restarted the 85,000-BBL/d FCCU at its 320,000 BBL/d Pine Bend, Minnesota, refinery on Monday after completing planned maintenance that began on September 5. Work continues on the 50,000-BBL/d Old Crude 11-1 (Sour), 16,500-BBL/d Delayed Coker 21-1 and 16,500-BBL/d Delayed Coker 21-2, which are expected to restart later this week.

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Industrial Infrastructure
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Chemical Processing (CPI)

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Technical gases play an important role in industrial production, often ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Many of the most commonly used industrial gases act as catalysts in the combustion process, making it more environmentally friendly

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The prospects for the Chemical Processing Industry in Egypt seem very favorable. The industry has shown significant growth in the last few years, and many new projects have been announced.

Industrial info is tracking 63 capital chemical projects worth more than $20 billion in Egypt. Major investment is planned in the agrochemical sector, which includes nitrogenous and phosphate fertilizers, with about $7.8 billion investment, followed by the petrochemical sector, with about $6.3 billion in projects. Click here for a list of projects and see graph below for investment by sector.

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October 16, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Industrial Info is tracking $5.4 billion worth of capital polypropylene project activity in North America.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 200 active projects valued at more than $69.7 billion in China's polyester sector, which includes paraxylene, purified terephthalic acid, ethylene glycol, polyethylene terephthalate, polyesters and polyester fiber. Click here for a list of projects and see the graph below for a breakdown by province.

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October 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Russia's ammonia producers continue to invest in new units and efficiency improvements, despite an ongoing decline in global ammonia prices

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Metals & Minerals

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Technical gases play an important role in industrial production, often ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Many of the most commonly used industrial gases act as catalysts in the combustion process, making it more environmentally friendly

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
PT Borneo Alumina Indonesia, a joint venture company of PT Indonesia Asahan Alumina and PT Aneka Tambang, has selected Black & Veatch to manage the project for its alumina refinery. Black & Veatch will release and review the bidding and equipment as well as the construction to the final commissioning.

In the first phase, the facility will produce 1 million metric tonnes of smelter-grade alumina per year and which will ramp up to 2 million tonnes. In addition, the alumina facility will be supported by 70-megawatt coal-fired power plant. It is estimated that Black & Veatch will start construction next year for the infrastructure and processing facility.

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October 15, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking more than $6.6 billion in projects involving engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Barton Malow Company (Southfield, Michigan).

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October 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Gold dominates Mali's mining industry. Gold production in Mali was 61.2 metric tons in 2018, up from 49.6 metric tons in 2017. This made the country Africa's third-largest gold producer after South Africa and Ghana.

Industrial Info is tracking gold projects in Mali totaling $1.78 billion. Click here for a list of projects and see graph below for investment by state.

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October 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Cement production in Russia has grown this year, with large-scale modernization projects coming on board.

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Food & Beverage

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 3,100 active projects, valued at more than $46.1 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The Indian state of Gujarat is planning to come up with eight new desalination plants to convert seawater in to potable water. After the completion of the projects, plants would be able to treat approximately 370 million liters per day of seawater in total. Projects would be coming up under the public-private partnership model, and total investment is approximately $563.6 million.

Industrial Info is tracking $1.69 billion of desalination projects in India. Click here for a list.

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October 16, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2 billion in projects involving general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie (Birmingham, Alabama).

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October 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Sugar refiners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) say India's sugar exporters are responsible for slumping prices. The UAE refiners say their Indian competitors have flooded markets in the Middle East and southern Asia

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October 15, 2019 | Food & Beverage
In the Food & Beverage Industry, the beverage sector continues to grow in the U.K. and Ireland due to growing demand.

Industrial Info is tracking 121 active beverage projects worth $1 billion in the U.K. and Ireland, including grassroot facilities and expansions of existing ones. Click here for the list of projects.

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Industrial Manufacturing

October 17, 2019 | Market Brief
The manufacturing sector contributes significantly to the provincial economy in South Africa's Eastern Cape, and is driven by the needs of the automotive sector.

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October 16, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2 billion in projects involving general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie (Birmingham, Alabama).

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
About 200 Industrial Manufacturing capital projects are expected to be completed in Latin America during the fourth quarter this year, totaling $4 billion in investments.

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October 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 66 heavy manufacturing projects worth $18.98 billion in Western Europe that are planned to kick off construction in a year's time.

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Pharmaceutical & Biotech

October 16, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2 billion in projects involving general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie (Birmingham, Alabama).

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October 15, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking more than $6.6 billion in projects involving engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Barton Malow Company (Southfield, Michigan).

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October 14, 2019 | Market Brief
According to U.K. Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock, the current "reasonable worst-case" planning assumption is that the flow of goods across the English Channel could be reduced to 40-60% of current levels on the first day of Brexit, with the expectation the flow would improve to 50-70% after three months and then return to current levels after 12 months.

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October 11, 2019 | Terminals
Industrial Info is tracking more than $3.4 billion worth of active projects in the U.S. and Canada involving engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm PCL Construction (Edmonton, Alberta).

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