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samarco mine disaster

Brazil files lawsuit for mining spill

Seeks US$5.2bn for cleanup and compensation

A DEADLY mining disaster likened by the Brazilian president to the Deepwater Horizon spill looks set to cost operators billions of dollars in fines.


Palygorskite fibres shown at microscale.

Clay removes pharmaceutical waste from water

Clay’s structure is more efficient for filtration

PALYGORSKITE clay can remove undesired pharmaceutical chemicals – dangerous to the ecological environment – from wastewater.


Shell plant in Geismar, Louisiana

Shell to expand Geismar olefins plant

Will become world’s largest alpha olefins producer

SHELL is to add a fourth train to its alpha olefins plant in Geismar, Louisiana, US, bringing the total alpha olefins production at the site to 1.3m t/y.


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