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July 8, 2014
Air Liquide has acquired Seprodom, a home health-care firm specialized in the monitoring of patients with chronic diseases in the French overseas territories of Reunion, Mayotte...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquide-acquires-home-health-care-provider_62348.html
July 8, 2014
The European Commission announced today that it has awarded €1.00 billion ($1.36 billion) to fund climate change projects. The money is being used to support 19 projects, to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-funds-clean-energy-projects-with-revenues-from-polluters_62345.html
July 8, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a project in the United Kingdom to mine polyhalite, says it plans to submit a new planning application for its potash mine to the North...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-Minerals-to-submit-new-planning-application-for-UK-potash-mine_62341.html
July 8, 2014
AkzoNobel and Kemira today announced that Kemira has preliminarily agreed to acquire AkzoNobel's global paper chemicals business for €153 million ($208 million). AkzoNobel's paper...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kemira-to-acquire-AkzoNobels-paper-chemicals-business-for-&euro153-million_62339.html
July 8, 2014
Russia exported more chemicals and fertilizers in the first five months of this year, according to statistics just released. Exports of potash in January–May rose 56.4% to 4.13...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russias-chemical-fertilizer-exports-grow-in-first-five-months_62337.html
July 7, 2014
A €50/m.t. ($68) increase in Europe's feedstock ethylene July contract price has set the tone for a targeted polyvinyl chloride (PVC) contract price increase, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-July-ethylene-contract-price-rises-sets-tone-for-PVC-hikes_62268.html
July 7, 2014
Cepsa (Madrid) and the Singapore-listed Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) plan to combine forces to market and distribute edible oils and related products, including fatty acids and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cepsa-and-Golden-Agri-Resources-plan-joint-venture-in-palm-oil-derivatives_62261.html
July 4, 2014
Active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturer Medichem (Barcelona, Spain) says it has opened a new high potency API (HPAPI) plant in the company's manufacturing site at Hal Far...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Medichem-opens-HPAPI-plant-in-Malta_62259.html
July 4, 2014
Omya and Arkema today announced an agreement under which Omya will market Arkema's plastic additives range for various polymer markets, including impact modifier and processing aid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkema-and-Omya-enter-plastic-additives-distribution-agreement-in-Europe_62257.html
July 4, 2014
Unipetrol (Prague), a member of the Orlen Group (Plock, Poland) on 3 July exercised its pre-emptive right and accepted the offer from ENI International to acquire ENI’s 32.4%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/czech_republic/Unipetrol-to-buy-ENIs-stake-in-Czech-refinery-to-secure-petchem-feedstocks_62254.html
July 4, 2014
A public consultation on potential candidates for substitution of carbendazim has been opened by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki). Potential candidates for substitution...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-of-carbendazim_62253.html
July 3, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has secured financing for its €1.3 billion ($1.78 billion) acquisition of the Diana Group by issuing a bond for €500 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Symrise-secures-financing-for-Diana-acquisition-through-$680-million-bond-issue_62249.html
July 3, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has added four substances to the list of candidates for classification as substances of very high concern (SVHC) under the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Four-substances-added-to-SVHC-candidate-list-under-Reach_62240.html
July 3, 2014
Synthos (Oświęcim, Poland) will invest 631.2 million zloty ($207.6 million) across three petrochemical projects at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Krakow, Poland, the SEZ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Synthos-announces-three-petchem-projects-at-Krakow_62239.html
July 3, 2014
Merck KGaA today announced that all remaining shares of AZ Electronic Materials (AZ) have been transferred to Merck on 2 July 2014. Merck, holding 99.84% of the AZ shares, exercised...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-KGaA-completes-squeeze-out-of-AZ-Electronic-Materials_62238.html
July 3, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, today announced its production results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. Uralkali...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-increases-output-of-potash-in-second-quarter-and-first-half-of-the-year_62237.html
July 2, 2014
The committees for risk assessment (RAC) and socioeconomic (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) have adopted opinions on applications for authorization of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-approves-specific-uses-of-DEHP-DBP-under-Reach_62214.html
July 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new substances of very high concern (SVHC) have been added to the registry of intentions, under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Four-phthalates-added-to-registry-of-intentions-as-SVHCs-under-Reach_62216.html
July 2, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, today gave an update on the development of the Ust-Yayvinsky block of the Verkhnekamsk potash deposit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-makes-progress-with-new-potash-mine-at-Berezniki_62215.html
July 2, 2014
Vopak says it plans to divest about 15 tank storage terminals, primarily smaller terminals, that together contribute about 4% of group Ebitda. The restructuring is an outcome of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vopak-to-divest-about-15-tank-terminals-following-strategy-review_62213.html
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