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October 28, 2014
The European Commission, supported by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) has today released its annual progress report. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Climate-energy-progress-report-Europe-on-track-for-2020-targets-but-"bigger-push-needed-for-2030"_64849.html
October 28, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that its distribution deal with BASF for acrylic monomer was extended to the Iberian region. These monomers are key raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IMCD-and-BASF-extend-acrylic-monomer-distribution-deal_64842.html
October 27, 2014
Benzene exports out of the European Union have been decreasing during 2014, according to trade data. Exports stood at 107,000 m.t. in the eight months to August compared with 126,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-benzene-exports-decline-on-diminished-availability-lighter-feedslates_64810.html
October 27, 2014
Fertilizers and chemicals producer Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) is targeting up to 10 overseas acquisitions in an effort to diversify away from the Polish market, says company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Report-Polands-Grupa-Azoty-plans-overseas-acquisition-spree_64818.html
October 27, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) is calling on European member states not to follow the plans of the European Commission for new and tougher rules within...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Europe-should-implement-existing-waste-legislation-rather-than-develop-new-tougher-rules_64808.html
October 27, 2014
The board of executive directors of BASF has announced a number of personnel changes. Gabriel Tanbourgi, president/care chemicals, will retire on 31 December. He will be succeeded by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-announces-several-personnel-changes_64807.html
October 27, 2014
Biopharmaceuticals group CSL (Parkville, Australia) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Novartis’s global influenza vaccine business for $275 million. The business will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/CSL-to-buy-Novartiss-flu-vaccines-business-creating-a-global-leader_64806.html
October 27, 2014
Borealis announced today the reappointment of Mark Garrett as Borealis’s CEO effective through June 2019. The new contract extension reflects Borealis's commitment to stability...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-extends-CEO-contract-for-another-five-years_64804.html
October 27, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) today opened its meeting in Copenhagen to finalize its synthesis report, which will provide policymakers with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IPCC-starts-meeting-to-finalize-its-synthesis-report-a-roadmap-for-policymakers-on-climate-change_64814.html
October 24, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) and its distributor United Trading System (UTS; Saint Petersburg, Russia) have signed a long-term cooperation agreement to supply Sibur (Moscow)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Songwon-signs-deal-with-Sibur-to-supply-additives-used-to-produce-polymers_64776.html
October 24, 2014
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (London) says it received a warning letter from the FDA on Thursday concerning its plant in Portugal. This letter follows an inspection of the facility in March...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/FDA-issues-warning-letter-for-Hikma-Pharmaceuticals-plant-in-Portugal_64779.html
October 24, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland), a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharma intermediates, and finished drugs, says that it has received operating approval from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-API-plant-at-Nantong-receives-operating-approval_64781.html
October 24, 2014
Potash producer Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) says that its board of directors, in a meeting on 23 October, approved the appointment of Anton Vishanenko as CFO of Uralkali and a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-confirms-appointment-of-CFO_64773.html
October 24, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says that the target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions agreed by European leaders is “highly...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Highly-ambitious-climate-targets-will-result-in-weaker-growth-reduced-competitiveness_64783.html
October 24, 2014
Para-xylene (p-xylene) spot prices have come off significantly in Europe this month as p-xylene spot prices have dropped in Asia on the back of a significant fall in energy markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/P-xylene-prices-fall-in-Europe-on-the-back-of-softer-Asian-prices-weaker-energy-markets_64788.html
October 24, 2014
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has agreed on the 2030 climate and energy policy framework for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-leaders-set-ambitious-climate-energy-targets-for-2030_64780.html
October 24, 2014
Air Liquide has reported that its third-quarter revenue was €3.8 billion ($4.81 billion), up 1% year-on-year (YOY) on a reported basis and 4.3% YOY on a comparable basis...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquides-revenue-boosted-by-growth-in-emerging-markets_64778.html
October 24, 2014
BASF today reported a slight increase in third-quarter Ebitda to €2.52 billion ($3.19 billion) compared with €2.49 billion in the year-earlier quarter. Earnings before...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-raises-third-quarter-sales-and-earnings-unlikely-to-achieve-2015-targets_64774.html
October 23, 2014
Novozyme (Bagsvaerd, Denmark) reported a 12% increase in net profit during the third quarter, to 637 million Danish krone ($108.6 million) compared with DK568 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Novozymes-upgrades-2014-outlook-net-profit-grows-12-percent-in-the-third-quarter_64703.html
October 23, 2014
BorsodChem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) says it has started preparations to replace its 125,000-m.t./year mercury-cell chlor-alkali plant at Kazincbarcika with a membrane-cell plant. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/BorsodChem-launches-mercury-cell-chlor-alkali-plant-replacement-project_64699.html
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