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March 6, 2014
Merck KGaA today announced full-year and fourth-quarter results and said it has achieved its objectives for 2013 despite a challenging market environment. The company reports organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-KGaA-reports-strong-results-on-back-of-efficiency-measures_59356.html
March 6, 2014
The German and Norwegian authorities are working on a restriction proposal for perfluorooactanoic acid (PFOA) and PFOA-related substances and have launched a call for information, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germany-and-Norway-call-for-information-on-PFOA-and-related-substances_59355.html
March 6, 2014
Gazprom (Moscow) said on Tuesday that as from next month, it will no longer sell gas to Ukraine at a discount until Ukraine settles its debt for the supplies it has already received...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russia-to-discontinue-discount-on-gas-sold-to-Ukraine-from-next-month_59354.html
March 6, 2014
The European Commission has, as expected,  opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the planned acquisition by Huntsman of a number of titanium dioxide (TiO2) assets...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-Commission-opens-in-depth-probe-into-Huntsmans-acquisition-of-Rockwood-titanium-dioxide-assets_59362.html
March 6, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for 36 testing proposals on 21 substances. Several hazard endpoints for vertebrate testing have been requested, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-on-21-substances_59368.html
March 5, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on the harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for E-glass fibers, glass fibers, and dicyclohexyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-for-glass-fibers-E-glass-fibers-and-dicyclohexyl-phthalate_59337.html
March 5, 2014
Technip (Paris) says it has been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by Shell UK for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Scotland. The contract is for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Technip-wins-FEED-contract-for-Shell-CCS-project-in-North-Sea_59335.html
March 5, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has proposed four substances as substances of very high concern (SVHC). The substances are the dihexyl ester of 1,2-benzenedicarboxyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-proposes-four-substances-as-SVHCs_59313.html
March 4, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it achieved record results in all areas for full-year 2013. The company announced a 23.8% increase in net profit, to a record 344.7 million Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-achieves-record-results-for-2013-including-net-profit-up-23-8-percent_59310.html
March 4, 2014
Arkema today reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results and said it is confident to grow Ebitda in 2014.  Adjusted net income from continuing operations in the fourth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkema-reports-lower-Ebitda-in-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-outlines-investments_59295.html
March 4, 2014
Avalon Rare Metals (Toronto) has entered into a tolling agreement with Solvay, under which Solvay will process rare earth concentrate, supplied by Avalon, into pure rare earth oxides...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-and-Canadian-firm-enter-tolling-agreement-to-process-rare-earths-at-French-site_59297.html
March 4, 2014
The European Union is financing BIO-QED, a project aimed at developing new industral routes for the manufacture of key chemicals based on renewable resources or raw materials, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-finances-consortium-researching-production-pathways-for-biobased-chemicals_59308.html
March 4, 2014
Novamont (Novara, Italy) has acquired a 78% stake in Mater-Biopolymer (Patrica, Italy), a unit of the Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G; Tortona, Italy) group, Novamont announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Novamont-buys-majority-of-PET-biobased-polyester-company-from-M-and-G_59296.html
March 4, 2014
Ecolab has announced the acquisition of AK Kraus & Hiller Schädlingsbekämpfung (Allershausen, Germany). Kraus & Hiller had annual sales of approximately $4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Ecolab-acquires-pest-elimination-company-in-Germany_59292.html
March 4, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) reports a more than doubling in net profits for 2013, compared with 2012, to 53.9 million Swiss francs ($61 million), mainly because of a favorable...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_59291.html
March 4, 2014
Lonza says that its board of directors is proposing Barbara Richmond and Juergen Steinemann to be elected as new members of the board at the company’s next annual general meeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-to-elect-two-new-board-members_59290.html
March 3, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) has started operations at the newly developed Novo-Solikamsk section of the company's Solikamsk-1 potash mine and plant complex at Solikamsk, Russia, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-completes-project-to-extend-life-of-potash-complex-in-Russia_59270.html
March 3, 2014
Output of chemicals was stagnant in the European Union in 2013, Cefic says. Zero growth in 2013 meant that the sector remained 6.4% below the pre-financial crisis, full-year peak level...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-chemicals-output-was-stagnant-in-2013-Cefic-says_59264.html
March 3, 2014
Succinity (Düsseldorf, Germany), a joint venture between BASF and Corbion Purac, has started up its previously announced first commercial production facility for biobased succinic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/spain/BASF-joint-venture-starts-up-production-of-biobased-succinic-acid_59262.html
March 3, 2014
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Aliphos feed phosphate business to EcoPhos (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), a technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-completes-sale-of-feed-phosphate-business-to-EcoPhos_59259.html
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