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October 15, 2014
The United Kingdom competent authority says that it will submit a restriction proposal to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) in January 2015 to restrict...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-the-persistence-and-bioaccumulation-of-two-siloxanes_64522.html
October 15, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on the harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for triadimenol. The deadline...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-starts-CLH-public-consultation-on-triadimenol_64521.html
October 15, 2014
AbbVie (Chicago) and Shire (Dublin) have announced that AbbVie is reconsidering its previously announced decision to acquire Shire for £32 billion ($51 billion). AbbVie says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AbbVie-reconsiders-decision-to-acquire-Shire_64523.html
October 15, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says that the reduction in the reallocation charge as part of the country’s renewable energy law (EEG) is at best a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Minimal-reduction-in-renewable-energy-reallocation-is-a-drop-in-the-bucket_64518.html
October 15, 2014
Solvay has appointed An Nuyttens as president of the silica global business unit, succeeding Tom Benner, who has left the group. Nuyttens, a Belgian national, joined Solvay in 1991 as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-appoints-new-president-of-silica-business_64517.html
October 14, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published scientific opinions on dietary reference values (DRVs) for zinc. The opinions were all made available for public...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-publishes-dietary-reference-values-for-zinc_64498.html
October 14, 2014
Outgoing European trade commissioner Karel De Gucht has spoken about the "reality" of the negotiations between the European Union and the United States on the Transatlantic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-trade-commissioner-De-Gucht-addresses-the-reality-of-the-EU-US-trade-talks_64496.html
October 14, 2014
FMC has signed unsecured credit agreements that will provide access to as much as $3.5 billion to help fund its $1.8-billion acquisition of agricultural chemicals maker Cheminova (Harboøre, Denmark). FMC’s acquistion of Cheminova is expected to close in early 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/denmark/FMC-completes-credit-agreements-for-$3-5-billion-to-fund-Cheminova-purchase_64497.html
October 14, 2014
Solvay could sell up to €100 million/year ($127 million) of poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) under a possible contract to supply Apple with polymer for the iPhone 6, analysts at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Analysts-Solvay-could-sell-&euro100-millionyear-of-PEEK-to-Apple-for-iPhone-6_64493.html
October 14, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has spoken out against a reduced version of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-speaks-out-against-reduced-scope-of-EU-US-trade-deal_64492.html
October 13, 2014
An integrated energy market across the European Union could bring net economic benefits between €16 billion and €40 billion ($20 billion–$50 billion) each year, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Single-EU-energy-market-could-bring-benefits-worth-$20-50-billion_64475.html
October 13, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) is encouraging companies to start preparing now for the registration deadline under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-urges-companies-to-start-preparation-now-for-the-final-Reach-registration-deadline-31-May-2018_64478.html
October 13, 2014
Germany’s biotechnology industries association (DIB; Frankfurt) says it welcomes the implementation of the so-called Nagoya protocol, an international agreement covering the use...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Nagoya-protocol-on-use-of-genetic-resources-enters-into-force_64474.html
October 13, 2014
Yara International says it has appointed Thor Giæver acting CFO. Giæver had been head of investor relations and company secretary at Yara since 2011. Giæver's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-appoints-acting-CFO_64472.html
October 13, 2014
An Ineos upstream subsidiary has agreed to acquire an 80% interest in a petroleum exploration and development license in the Midland Valley, Scotland, UK, from Reach Coal Seam Gas Ltd...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-acquires-majority-interest-in-second-UK-shale-gas-license_64471.html
October 10, 2014
Spot ethylene deals were concluded in Europe as high as €985/m.t. del. ($1,254/m.t.) on Wednesday, following Shell's force majeure declaration ethylene after an incident...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ethylene-spot-up-in-Europe-on-the-back-of-Shell-Moerdijk-force-majeure_64459.html
October 10, 2014
Automaker Daimler and Linde will team up with oil and gas companies Total and OMV (Vienna), fuel retailer Avia (Zürich), and logistics company Hoyer (Hamburg) this year to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-Daimler-to-build-more-hydrogen-fueling-stations-in-Germany_64452.html
October 10, 2014
Bostik (Paris), Total's adhesives subsidiary, has inaugurated an R&D center, the Bostik Smart Technology Center, at Venette, France, near Paris. The center covers 5,100 sq meters...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bostik-opens-R-and-D-center-in-France_64449.html
October 10, 2014
Givaudan (Geneva), a leading flavors and fragrances company, says its sales reached 1.12 billion Swiss francs ($1.18 billion) in the third quarter of 2014 compared with SF1.09 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-reports-increase-in-sales-in-third-quarter-and-first-nine-months-sustained-volume-growth-in-all-markets_64448.html
October 10, 2014
The emerging energy framework driven by shale oil and gas in North America is changing the competitive dynamics of the worldwide petrochemical industry, leaving regions such as Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EPCA-2014-Europe-may-adapt-to-increased-petchem-imports-from-US_64274.html
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