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Bridgestone pumps up investments globally

November 29, 2011
Bridgestone pumps up investments globally

THE world’s largest tyre maker Bridgestone is putting in more investments in Japan, the US and Vietnam. At its home base in Hofu, Japan, it will invest 4.7 billion yen to increase capacity of small and medium-sized off-the-road radial (ORR)…

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Demand for green tyres to boost Lanxess sales

September 26, 2011
Demand for green tyres to boost Lanxess sales

SPECIALITY chemicals company Lanxess expects a boost in demand for high-performance rubbers due to the European Union tyre labelling legislation that comes into effect in 2012 as well as an impending one in South Korea. This it says should spur…

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CalRecycle offers tyre recyclers low-interest loans

September 25, 2011

THE California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is offering California scrap tyre recyclers $4 million in low-interest loans to buy new tyre recycling equipment. The Tire Equipment Loan Program is designed to help California scrap tyre recyclers increase…

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Firestone-Liberia distributes rubber stumps to farmers in Nimba Co.

September 25, 2011

THE Management of Firestone-Liberia has distributed a consignment of free rubber stumps to rubber farmers in Nimba County for this year’s planting season. The distribution exercises were held on Friday, September 2, 2011, in the towns of Saclepea and Graie…

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Ansell’s rubber stamp of approval

September 25, 2011

SYDNEY, Australia – The latex powerhouse Ansell Limited has sought to allay any investor concerns over the quality of its products by including some glowing testimonials in its annual report. ”My partner and I have recently tried new SKYN condoms…

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Rubber meets road with tyre-delivery service

September 25, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, US – Philip Pifer concedes this: He’s not only in a business that isn’t “sexy, glamorous, or romantic.” It’s also something most people don’t want to think about. Which is precisely why he thinks it will be a hit…

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New study shows 88 percent of auto repair shops recycle tyres

September 25, 2011

FROM 1989 to 2001, a company called Used Rubber USA operated a retail store, offering cool gear to city-dwelling hipsters, on the corner of Fillmore and Haight streets in San Francisco. The company still turns old tyres into book bags,…

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KBR to provide construction services for Zeon Chemicals nitrile rubber plant expansion project

September 1, 2011

HOUSTON, TX – KBR has announced it was awarded a contract by Zeon Chemicals (Zeon) to provide construction management and construction services for its Nitrile Rubber Plant Expansion project in Pasadena, Texas. KBR will manage the first phase of Zeon’s…

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World nitrile rubber market studied

September 1, 2011

DUBLIN, Ireland — Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd. has published a new report titled, Nitrile Rubber (NBR): 2011 World Market Outlook and Forecast . The 172-page report was first published in June 2011 and is available for a price of…

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Tyre International appoints asphalt rubber technology expert Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian to Board of Directors

September 1, 2011

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Tyre International a tyre recycler and maker of rubber products, has announced that Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Amirkhanian is a recognized international authority on the use…

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