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December 22, 2014
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says that it has acquired two companies—Premiata and Overlake—that are headquartered in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Premiata, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Altana-acquires-two-companies-in-Brazil_66390.html
December 22, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, said today that it has completed the first stage of the sinking of the Ust Yayvinsky Mine. The mine is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-advances-construction-of-new-potash-mine-following-flooding-at-Solikamsk-2_66387.html
December 22, 2014
Shell Chemicals confirms that it has restarted operations at its wholly owned propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) plant and ethylene oxide (EO) plant at the company's Moerdijk...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shell-restarts-POSM-EO-plants-at-Moerdijk_66395.html
December 19, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), a potash development company, said today that it has signed an additional take-or-pay agreement with a leading South American fertilizer distributor for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-Minerals-signs-additional-potash-offtake-agreement_66364.html
December 19, 2014
BASF and Gazprom (Moscow) have abandoned plans for an energy asset swap that had been due for completion at the end of this year. Wintershall (Kassel, Germany), a BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-Gazprom-abandon-energy-asset-swap_66323.html
December 19, 2014
Germany’s constitutional court, BVG (Karlsruhe) has declared in a ruling that the exemption rules in the inheritance tax code are in part unconstitutional and has given lawmakers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Mittelstand-Germanys-constitutional-court-declares-inheritance-tax-partly-unconstitutional_66365.html
December 19, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that its performance products business segment has agreed to sell its Rhenoflex business unit based at Ludwigshafen and in China to Findos...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ICL-to-divest-shoe-reinforcement-materials-business_66367.html
December 19, 2014
Shareholders of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Thursday approved by an overwhelming majoring a planned deal with Novartis, which sets the two pharma groups to trade more than $20.0 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/GSK-shareholders-approve-$20-billion-asset-deal-with-Novartis_66362.html
December 19, 2014
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says its C3 Oleflex process technology plant owned by Sibur (Moscow) has reached full capacity utilization. The facility, based at Tobolsk, Russia, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Siburs-propane-dehydrogenation-plant-reaches-full-capacity_66233.html
December 18, 2014
Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT; Dax, France) has acquired a new crude tall oil (CTO) fractionation technology on its site at Vielle-Saint-Girons...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/French-turpentine-producer-invests-in-new-CTO-technology_66296.html
December 18, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical France, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, has confirmed that it plans to close the regular butyl rubber unit at the company's Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France complex. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ExxonMobil-Chemical-to-close-butyl-rubber-unit-in-France_66289.html
December 18, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the largest potash producers, today announced its third-quarter results with revenues up 5% on the year-earlier quarter at $896 million. Production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Uralkali-reports-strong-results-expects-record-potash-deliveries-this-year_66292.html
December 18, 2014
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) has acquired a 51% stake in plastics institute Norner (Stathelle, Norway) from the current Norwegian owners...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SCG-Chemicals-acquires-plastics-institute-in-Norway_66291.html
December 18, 2014
The management of logistics service provider Vos Logistics (Oss, Netherlands) and Scheybeeck Investments (Beverwijk, Netherlands) have together completed the previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Management-completes-buyout-of-Vos-Logistics_66288.html
December 18, 2014
BASF says that its coatings division has started up a new Netzsch LMZ25 beadmill at its Deeside, UK site. The mill will be used to manufacture intermediate pigment pastes in the PVC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BASF-starts-up-beadmill-in-UK-site_66282.html
December 17, 2014
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says it has signed a contract with Uhde Inventa-Fischer for the construction of a previously announced nylon-6 plant at Tarnów. The contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Grupa-Azoty-awards-contract-to-Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-for-nylon-6-project-in-Poland_66276.html
December 17, 2014
Flavors and fragrances manufacturer Evolva (Reinach, Switzerland) says it has completed its acquisition of Allylix (San Diego, CA), a start-up with technology for bio-based fragrance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evolva-completes-acquisition-of-Allylix_66277.html
December 17, 2014
Fluor has started construction activities on a new delayed coker unit for ExxonMobil's petroleum and chemical business at its Antwerp refinery. The project will expand the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Fluor-starts-work-on-ExxonMobil-Antwerp-refinery-project_66229.html
December 17, 2014
Banner Chemicals (Runcorn, UK) said today that it has agreed to acquire Leicester, UK–based Stowlin Croftshaw, a maker of a complete range of products for metal surface...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Banner-Chemicals-acquires-metals-surface-tratment-group-Stowlin_66237.html
December 17, 2014
Bayer HealthCare announced today that it has definitively agreed to sell its equine products Legend/Hyonate (hyaluronate sodium) and Marquis (ponazuril) to Merial. The deal is expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-HealthCare-divests-old-animal-health-products-to-Merial_66231.html
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