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January 27, 2011
This Week on CW: ENI and Novamant are planning to build a massive green chemistry plant in Sardinia, Italy, starting later this year. Europe's emissions trading program is planning to...
January 25, 2011
Last week, I attended Blackstone managing director Chinh Chu's presentation at meeting of Société de Chimie Industrielle here in New York. You can read Chu's take on the...
January 21, 2011
This Week on CW: Cargill is divesting its majority stake in Mosaic for $24.3 billion, in a deal giving rise to rumors of fertilizer being a takeover target. Early reporting chemical...
January 21, 2011
This week has been another in which biomaterials technologies have featured strongly. USDA has disclosed that it will help fund three commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol projects to...
February 1, 2011
The environment for contract manufacturers is shifting, particularly in Asia where competition is having an impact on efficiencies of scale for contract research and manufacturing...
January 14, 2011
This Week on CW: DuPont has agreed to acquire Danish enzymes and food ingredients maker Danisco for $6.3 billion, enhancing the company’s footprint in those areas. Did a Solvay...
January 14, 2011
This year is billed as one that is set to feature an uptick in discussions about nanomaterial safety by regulators in the European Union. The Chemical Industries Association (CIA...
January 7, 2011
This week in CW: The chemical industry was less energy-efficient in 2009, while GHG emissions fell due to output declines. But companies are generally not taking action. Monsanto swung...
January 7, 2011
Chinese vice premier Li Keqiang launched a charm offensive this week, aimed at reassuring European industrialists that China remains an attractive investment location where overseas...
January 7, 2011
The year has started with a bang for U.S. biochemical players, with a flurry of announcements relating to funding deals that will take biotech projects to the next stage of...
January 5, 2011
Raghu Das is CEO of consulting and market research firm IDTechEx (Cambridge, U.K.).   In this article, we examine what to expect for 2011. To do that, we must understand the...
January 4, 2011
Vermont Law School (VLS; South Royalton, VT) has published a ‘Top 10 Environmental Watch List’ for U.S. environmental laws and policies that it predicts will play out in...
December 23, 2010
CW will publish its next Innovation Round-up January 6, 2011. In the next issue CW will publish analysis of the entrants for the Informex USA 2011 Sustainability Awards for which CW...
February 4, 2011
By Theresa Kotanchek, Global Director of Sustainable Technologies January 2011 marks the beginning of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC), an initiative designated by the United...
December 17, 2010
This Week on CW: In another private equity backed M&A deal, YuleCatto is buying PolymerLatex from TowerBrook Capital Partners for $585.7 million. Nearly 200 nations signed the...
December 16, 2010
By CW journalists this week…   A feature story that we published this week on CW 247 and in the print magazine details synthetic biology and the implications that this...
December 15, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) announced in May of this year that it had, for the first time in scientific history, created a new, living microorganism in a...
December 10, 2010
This Week on CW: At GPCA 2010 this week in Dubai, attendees discussed the strong rebound in petrochemicals demand, tempered by coming supply additions. The need for innovation to meet...
December 9, 2010
Bayer is moving ever closer to commercializing its CO2-to-Polyols technology. At GPCA, industry leaders discussed the central role innovation will play in meeting sustainability...
December 9, 2010
Marijn Dekkers, chairman of Bayer, at the company’s annual innovation strategy briefing yesterday in Leverkusen rounded on policy makers and the public for not understanding the...
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