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April 21, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) has signed a $530-million loan agreement with eight international banks. The loan facility will be used for general corporate purposes and to refinance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-signs-$530-million-four-year-loan-agreement_69638.html
April 21, 2015
Tate & Lyle (London) today announced it would restructure its Splenda sucralose operations and exit most of its European bulk food ingredients business to further focus on and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tate-and-Lyle-to-close-Singapore-sucralose-plant-exit-European-bulk-ingredients-JV-with-ADM_69632.html
April 21, 2015
FMC today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of crop protection chemicals maker Cheminova (Harboøre, Denmark). Plans for the acquisition were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/denmark/FMC-completes-$1-8-billion-acquisition-of-Danish-crop-protection-chemicals-maker-Cheminova_69630.html
April 21, 2015
Sabic has preliminarily agreed with an unidentified US supplier to import shale gas for its Wilton, UK, steam cracker for the next 10 years. The company announced in August last year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sabic-proceeds-with-plans-to-import-US-ethane-feedstock-for-UK-cracker_69629.html
April 21, 2015
Cytec Industries says that it has opened a new kitting facility based at Toulouse, France, adjacent to its existing process materials site. The facility will manufacture large vacuum...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Cytec-opens-facility-in-France-to-manufacture-process-materials-kits_69636.html
April 21, 2015
AkzoNobel reported €163 million ($175.5 million) in net profit from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2015, up 29% year-on-year (YOY). Ebitda was also up, by ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobels-earnings-soar-in-first-quarter-lower-volumes-hinder-sales_69637.html
April 20, 2015
Sika’s board of directors is proposing that the company buy out the Burkhard-Schenker family’s 16.1% stake in Sika to thwart the proposed takeover by France’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-offers-to-buy-out-the-family-holding-to-thwart-Saint-Gobains-offer_69599.html
April 20, 2015
BASF and specialty chemicals distributor Gustav Grolman (Neuss, Germany) are collaboratively marketing Baxxodur-brand amine-based curing agents in Europe. Grolman will initially market...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-Grolman-to-collaboratively-market-curing-agents-for-epoxy-resins_69589.html
April 20, 2015
CB&I said today that it has been awarded a contract by NefteGazIndustriya, through project developer Maveg GmbH, to provide engineering and procurement services for the Afipsky Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-to-upgrade-refinery-in-Russia_69603.html
April 17, 2015
The first shipments of an anticipated wave of styrene imports have started to arrive in Europe. This week, imports totaling approximately 15,000 m.t. arrived there from the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wave-of-styrene-imports-starts-to-arrive-in-Europe-from-US_69568.html
April 17, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Wilton, UK), which engages in the R&D, manufacture, and sale of graphene, has reported positive preliminary findings following independent performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Applied-Graphene-reports-positive-test-results-with-graphene-reinforced-PU-coatings_69558.html
April 17, 2015
Wacker Chemie has declined to comment on reports that it is advancing with a previously announced preparation for a possible stock market listing of Siltronic, its semiconductor...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-selects-banks-for-Siltronic-IPO_69554.html
April 17, 2015
Air Liquide has held an official start-up ceremony for the company's steam methane reformer (SMR) unit in the Chempark Dormagen site near Cologne, the company announced today. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquide-commissions-steam-methane-reformer-to-supply-Bayer-TDI-production-in-Germany_69569.html
April 17, 2015
Huntsman says that its performance products division plans to expand capacity for specialty amines at its manufacturing facilities at Petfurdo, Hungary; and Conroe, TX. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Huntsman-expands-capacity-for-specialty-amines-in-Hungary-US_69559.html
April 17, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading producer of agricultural chemicals, today reported flat first-quarter sales of $4.0 billion, including the lawn and garden business, and retained its full...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Syngentas-first-quarter-sales-hurt-by-slow-start-in-the-Americas-currency-effects_69544.html
April 16, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) says that its biggest investment project, a world-scale petrochemicals complex at Tobolsk, Russia, will likely reach mechanical completion in 2019, one year later than...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-delays-world-scale-petchem-project-due-to-challenging-economic-environment_69511.html
April 16, 2015
Energy major Rosneft (Moscow), tire producer Pirelli and synthetic rubber maker Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to carry out a feasibility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Synthos-joins-Rosneft-and-Pirelli-in-synthetic-rubber-project-in-Russia_69502.html
April 16, 2015
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Germany in 2014 fell in comparison with those in the previous period for the first time in three years, the federal environment ministry (UBA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germanys-greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-YOY-for-first-time-in-three-years_69476.html
April 16, 2015
Galapagos (Mechelen, Belgium), a biotechnology firm engaged in developing new treatments for inflammatory diseases, filed on 15 April with the SEC to raise up to $150 million in an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Belgium-based-biotech-firm-files-for-an-IPO_69472.html
April 16, 2015
Environmental and sustainability consultancy ERM (London) says it has acquired ReachCentrum (Brussels) from Cefic. ReachCentrum is involved in the registration market for the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-to-sell-ReachCentrum-to-ERM_69473.html
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