Australia

Graphene Manufacturer Opens Australia Plant
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Graphene Manufacturer Opens Australia Plant

December 22, 2023

Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd. commissioned a natural gas-to-graphene production plant in Richlands, Australia, that ...

Aussie Lithium Hydroxide Plant Expands

Aussie Lithium Hydroxide Plant Expands

March 10, 2023

Germany’s GEA announced today that it will supply equipment toward expansion of Albemarle’s lithium hydroxide proces ...

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Australia Bill Puts Emissions Targets into Law

August 5, 2022

Australia’s new government administration introduced a bill last week that would for the first time enshrine into law ...

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Australia Court: Wind Down Hydrodec

July 16, 2021

A court last month ordered that transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec Group’s dormant Australian subsidiary be wound down ...

Ampol Starts Blending Mobil Lubes

Ampol Starts Blending Mobil Lubes

June 25, 2021

Ampol said this week that it had formally commenced production and supply of Mobil lubricants at its lubricant manufactu ...

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Ampol to Continue Lytton Operations

May 21, 2021

Ampol announced Monday that it will keep open its Lytton, Australia, refinery – which includes a finished lubricant bl ...

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Pertamina Expanding in Thailand, Australia

April 2, 2021

Pertamina continues to working to expand lubricant sales overseas, with particular attention to Australia and Thailand. ...

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Australian Court Backs Southern Oil

February 5, 2021

An Australian court last week ruled in favor of Australian rerefiner Southern Oil Refining in its litigation against tra ...

ExxonMobil, Ampol Ally in Australia

ExxonMobil, Ampol Ally in Australia

October 2, 2020

Ampol will blend, distribute and market Mobil lubricants in Australia under a marketing alliance with ExxonMobil announc ...

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Aussie Group Checks Performance Claims

August 28, 2020

The Australia Lubricant Association has begun a program aimed at identifying products that do not meet marketing claims ...

Couche-Tard Halts Caltex Aussie Bid

Couche-Tard Halts Caltex Aussie Bid

April 24, 2020

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has put on hold plans for a revised proposal to acquire Caltex Australia, citing economic ...

Fuchs to Shift Nulon Manufacturing

Fuchs to Shift Nulon Manufacturing

January 24, 2020

Fuchs Petrolub will relocate production of recently acquired Nulon-branded lubricants to its own facilities in the state ...

Lube Association Forms in Australia

Lube Association Forms in Australia

January 10, 2020

The newly created Australian Lubricant Association plans to set up processes to verify labels and standardization of lub ...

Chevron Ending License with Caltex Australia

Chevron Ending License with Caltex Australia

December 27, 2019

Caltex Australia will rebrand its operations after Chevron notified the company that it cannot use the Caltex brand on i ...

Viva Buys Out Liberty Wholesale Business

Viva Buys Out Liberty Wholesale Business

December 13, 2019

Viva Energy, Shells exclusive lubricants distributor in Australia, has completed its purchase of the remaining 50 percen ...

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Caltex Australia Rejects Takeover Bid

December 6, 2019

Caltex Australia, one of Australias biggest lubricants and grease suppliers, rejected an unsolicited A$8.6 billion (U.S. ...

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Canadian Company Swoops in for Caltex Australia

November 29, 2019

Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard has made a takeover offer for Caltex Australia, one of Aust ...