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August 29, 2014
Evonik Industries today said that it has signed a contract with Rhine-Ruhr, a group of several municipal utility companies in Germany’s Ruhr region, to divest its remaining 49%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-sells-remaining-stake-in-energy-group-Steag_63529.html
August 29, 2014
AkzoNobel has announced plans to simplify the structure of its performance coatings business. The new structure, which will become fully operational in January 2015, will reduce the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobel-simplifies-structure-of-performance-coatings-business_63527.html
August 29, 2014
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest petrochemicals producer, has confirmed CW’s exclusive report that it is raising the stake in Vencorex, its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PTT-Global-Chemical-raises-stake-in-Vencorex-PU-JV-with-Perstorp_63526.html
August 29, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading global producer of potash, today reported a 7% drop in net profit in the first six months of the year to $370 million on 7% higher revenue of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-reports-lower-profits-on-higher-sales-as-potash-markets-stabilize_63451.html
August 27, 2014
Tessenderlo Group reports a net profit of €27.7 million ($36.5 million) for the first half of the year compared with a €35.1-million net loss in the first half of 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tessenderlo-swings-to-profit-during-first-half_63417.html
August 27, 2014
Russian Railways Logistics (RRL; Moscow), a subsidiary of RZD Holding (Moscow), has established a cooperation agreement with Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant (Chelpipe; Moscow) covering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russian-rail-firm-provides-PE-transport-services-to-pipe-plant_63411.html
August 26, 2014
Haldor Topsoe is providing its novel Topsoe Improved Gasoline Synthesis (Tigas) technology to Turkmengas (Ashgabad) for a natural gas-to-gasoline plant being constructed at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/Turkmengas-breaks-ground-on-gas-to-gasoline-plant-based-on-novel-technology_63387.html
August 22, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) reports a 1.6% rise in net profits for the first six months of 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to 18.8 million Swiss francs ($20.5 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-reports-a-slight-increase-in-profits_63355.html
August 22, 2014
China CAMS Engineering, (Beijing), a subsidiary of China National Machinery Industry Corp., has been awarded a contract to build a petrochemical complex for Navoiazot (Navoi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Chinese-engineering-firm-awarded-PVC-plant-contract-in-Uzbekistan_63350.html
August 22, 2014
Resin Trade (Burton on Trent, UK), a polymer distribution company, has selected polyethylene (PE) bag manufacturer Duo UK to be the first UK-based company to produce mailing bags using...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Duo-UK-to-produce-mailing-bags-using-Braskems-Green-PE_63349.html
August 21, 2014
Clariant’s industrial and consumer specialties plant at Gendorf, Germany, has been granted mass balance certification from the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO; London)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-plant-in-Germany-gains-RSPO-certification_63336.html
August 21, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), a fertilizer major, today reported net profit increased 70% in the first six months of the year, to 8.1 billion Russian rubles ($231 million), on 6% higher sales of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-results-benefit-from-strong-global-fertilizer-demand_63330.html
August 21, 2014
Lenzing today reported Ebitda declined 29%, to €91.1 million ($121.9 million), in the first six months of 2014 on 9.1% lower sales of €900.0 million. Ebitda margin declined...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lenzing-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-speeds-up-savings-plan_63328.html
August 21, 2014
PKN Orlen, Poland’s largest petrochemicals player, today announced that it will built an on-purpose propylene production facility at its Plock manufacturing complex. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/PKN-Orlen-builds-on-purpose-propylene-plant-in-Poland_63332.html
August 20, 2014
Novomer (Waltham, MA) says it has appointed Nordmann, Rassmann (Hamburg) as its authorized distributor of Converge-branded polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyols in Germany. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Novomer-appoints-distributor-for-its-PPC-polyols-in-Germany_63315.html
August 20, 2014
Vopak posted a 15% fall in net profit for the first half of 2014 compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €138 million, on flat sales of €647 million. Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Strong-euro-dents-Vopaks-profits_63314.html
August 20, 2014
Uralchem (Moscow), a leading producer of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers, has acquired a controlling stake in SIA Ventamonjaks, the largest liquid ammonia transhipment terminal in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralchem-subsidiary-acquires-Ventamonjaks_63310.html
August 20, 2014
Potash and magnesium products producer K+S (Kassel, Germany) has announced the extension of the contract of Norbert Steiner, chairman, until May 2017. His contract was scheduled to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/K+S-reduces-size-of-executive-board-extends-contracts-of-chairman-and-CFO_63309.html
August 20, 2014
Firmenich (Geneva), the world's largest privately owned flavors and fragrances firm, has appointed Gilbert Ghostine as its new CEO, effective 1 October. Ghostine was most recently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Flavors-and-fragrances-firm-Firmenich-appoints-new-CEO_63306.html
August 19, 2014
Jacobs Engineering says it has recently completed Huntsman pigments segment's new, €38-million ($50.7 million) iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide pigment manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Jacobs-completes-work-on-Huntsmans-iron-sulfate-plant-in-Italy_63292.html
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