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August 3, 2015
Toluene contracts for August have settled in Europe at $745/m.t. fob Rotterdam, $35–40 lower than the July settlement. Discussions for this month appeared to be fairly...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-toluene-August-contract-settles-lower_72698.html
August 3, 2015
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) and Nano-C (Westwood, MA), a privately held company, have announced joint development of new fullerene derivatives for the emerging field of organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-and-Nano-C-join-forces-to-develop-fullerene-derivatives-for-organic-photovoltaics_72690.html
August 3, 2015
AFC Energy (Cranleigh, UK) has commissioned and begun operating its first fuel-cell system at Stade, Germany, based on the company's KORE technology. The system will be the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-firm-commissions-alkaline-fuel-cell-facility-in-Germany_72688.html
August 3, 2015
Wacker Chemie on Monday reported a 10% rise in second-quarter sales to €1.37 billion ($1.50 billion). The chemical divisions and silicon wafers subsidiary Siltronic achieved...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Volumes-and-exchange-rates-lift-Wacker-Chemies-second-quarter-sales-and-earnings_72680.html
August 2, 2015
CF Industries has completed the acquisition of the shares it did not already own in GrowHow UK from Yara International for $580 million in cash. GrowHow owns and operates nitrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/CF-Industries-completes-acquisition-of-GrowHow-UK-from-Yara_72676.html
July 31, 2015
Casale (Lugano, Switzerland) has been awarded fertilizer contracts in India and Russia. Under the terms of its contract with Zuari Agro Chemicals (India), Casale will provide basic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Casale-awarded-fertilizer-plant-contracts-in-India-and-Russia_72645.html
July 31, 2015
Major producer of synthetic rubber, plastics, and other petrochemicals Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia) reports an increase in output during the  first six months...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russian-producer-NKNKs-synthetic-rubber-business-improving_72644.html
July 31, 2015
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) says its Tecnimont (Milan) subsidiary has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract by Yara International for a urea granulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-awards-EPC-contract-to-Tecnimont-for-Dutch-urea-plant_72642.html
July 31, 2015
Kem One Group SAS (Lyon, France), jointly owned by private equity firm OpenGate Capital and Alain de Krassny, has acquired Kem One Innovative Vinyls from The Klesch Group. Details of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kem-One-SAS-acquires-Kem-One-Innovative-Vinyls-from-Klesch-Group_72640.html
July 31, 2015
Fluor Corp., the leading engineering and construction firm, has signed an agreement to divest 50% of shares in its Spanish operations, Fluor S.A., to Sacyr Industrial, a leading...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Fluor-sells-part-of-its-Spanish-subsidiary-confirms-refinery-award-in-Kuwait_72638.html
July 31, 2015
Arkema has reported a 67% increase in adjusted second-quarter net income, to €120 million ($131.3 million), on 39% higher sales of €2.1 billion. Ebitda advanced 52%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkemas-second-quarter-earnings-lifted-by-Bostik_72636.html
July 31, 2015
The benzene contract price for August has initially settled in Europe at $853/m.t. or €779/m.t., representing a decrease of $29 or €13 on the July level.     The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Initial-Europe-August-benzene-contract-down-$29m-t-_72651.html
July 31, 2015
The European Commission has given the green light to the French government to release €125 million ($138.1 million) in state aid to chlor-alkali and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-approves-French-state-aid-to-Kem-One_72476.html
July 30, 2015
Repsol's (Madrid) petrochemical sales volumes increased marginally during the second quarter, to 683,000 m.t., the company says. Repsol does not disclose the net profit generated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Repsols-petchem-volumes-inch-up-downstream-activities-offset-upstream-weakness_72569.html
July 30, 2015
FMC will establish a European regional headquarters and research facility at Horsholm, a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark. The company's European Innovation Center (EIC) will be located...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/FMC-to-establish-European-regional-headquarters-in-Denmark_72562.html
July 30, 2015
Energy and chemicals major ENI (Rome) on Thursday said that Versalis (Milan), its chemicals business, is benefiting from the turnaround programs and business restructuring carried out...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Versalis-swings-to-profit-benefits-from-shutdowns-Porto-Marghera-restart_72544.html
July 30, 2015
Air Liquide reported €4.12 billion ($4.55 billion) in revenues for the second quarter, up 3.4% year-on-year (YOY) on a comparable basis, driven by higher sales across all...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquides-quarter-two-revenue-up-driven-by-growth-in-emerging-markets_72556.html
July 30, 2015
Evonik Industries is globalizing its R&D activities for the global cosmetics industry, and at the same time using local R&D to strengthen its position in important growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-expands-global-R-and-D-for-cosmetics-personal-care_72560.html
July 30, 2015
Privately owned industrial gases producer, Messer (Bad Soden, Germany) together with BLRT Group, one of the biggest industrial holdings in the Baltic States, have invested around...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Messer-commissions-oxygen-plant-in-Estonia_72561.html
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