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Kemira unveils plans for plant expansion in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN — Global chemicals company Kemira is expanding its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen. The project represents a corporate investment of $13.9 million and will create six direct jobs. “Kemira is very pleased with our recent acquisition of the Aberdeen site, and we are quickly implementing our first expansion project to our initial dry polymer operation in North America,” ...

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Hazmat crew working to cleanup chemical spill on Coast

GULFPORT — A hazardous-materials crew is working around the clock to clean up a corrosive liquid spill at Channel Chemical Corp. Earl Etheridge of the state Department of Environmental Quality tells The Sun Herald he expects the cleanup will take two or three days. Etheridge said the spill at the Gulfport plant apparently occurred yesterday after a valve malfunctioned on ...

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Magazine ranks USM first in chemical R&D, expenditures

HATTIESBURG — No other Mississippi university receives more federal funding for chemical research and development or spends more on those initiatives than the University of Southern Mississippi, according to a report published by Chemical & Engineering News. The study included data provided by the National Science Foundation, comparing figures between 1999 and 2009. The latest figures show that Southern Miss ...

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