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November 25, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) announced today that it that it has signed a contract for the supply of potassium chloride (KCl) for 2015 from Belaruskali (Solihorsk, Belarus). “This contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-signs-potash-supply-contract-with-Belaruskali_65660.html
November 25, 2014
Chemicals and plastics distributor Nexeo Solutions (The Woodlands, TX) says that it will expand its portfolio in Europe by offering products under the Torzen nylon-6,6 brand from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Invista-and-Nexeo-sign-deal-for-distribution-of-Torzen-nylon-66-products-in-Europe_65669.html
November 24, 2014
There are no discussions currently taking place to fully or partially relaunch production at Uralkali's (Berezniki, Russia) Solikamsk-2 mine, the company says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-denies-claims-its-readying-partial-restart-at-Solikamsk-2-mine_65648.html
November 24, 2014
Syngenta says it will eliminate or relocate 1,800 jobs as part of an ongoing restructuring program that is expected to generate savings of $265.0 million in 2015. The reductions will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Syngenta-cuts-to-impact-1800-jobs_65644.html
November 24, 2014
The Council of the European Union says that agreement has been reached with the European Parliament on new rules aimed at reducing the consumption of plastic bags in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-agrees-on-new-rules-to-reduce-consumption-of-lightweight-plastic-bags_65641.html
November 24, 2014
Exploitation of shale gas presents an opportunity to secure both raw materials and energy supplies for the chemical industry, says Germany’s chemical industry association VCI...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-calls-for-rapid-exploration-of-shale-gas-to-determine-potential_65640.html
November 24, 2014
SK Innovation (Seoul) and Soitec (Bernin, France), a manufacturer of semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, have signed a collaboration agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/SK-Innovation-and-Soitec-to-collaborate-on-advanced-semiconductor-materials_65639.html
November 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that the registry of intentions has updated with six new intentions and one new submission. The new intentions are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHAs-registry-of-intentions-updated-with-six-new-intentions-and-one-new-submission_65649.html
November 21, 2014
Carbios (Clermont-Ferrand, France) has used its proprietary enzymatic process to depolymerize 90% of polylactic acid (PLA) material –a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Carbios-achieves-PLA-depolymerization-process-in-48-hrs_65624.html
November 21, 2014
BASF has signed an agreement to sell its manufacturing facility for natural fish oils, medium concentrated omega-3s, and customized bottled fish oil at Brattvåg, Norway, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-divests-medium-concentrated-omega-3-plant-in-Norway_65622.html
November 21, 2014
Arkema says it has become the ninth member of the Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative, founded in 2011 by BASF, Bayer, Evonik Industries, Henkel, Lanxess and Solvay. The goal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-joins-Together-for-Sustainability-initiative_65619.html
November 20, 2014
Johnson Matthey reported a profit of £172.8 million ($216.6 million) for the company's fiscal first half ended 30 September 2014, a decrease of 0.5% compared with the same period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Johnson-Mattheys-first-half-profits-stable_65569.html
November 20, 2014
Ratcliffe: UK shale reserves are similar to US Ineos today pledged to invest $1 billion in UK shale gas exploration and appraisal if it wins all the shale gas licenses it has applied...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-pledges-to-become-the-biggest-UK-shale-player-with-a-$1-billion-investment_65570.html
November 20, 2014
High energy costs and lower R&D spending have eroded the competitiveness of the European Union's chemical industry in export markets during the last two decades, Cefic says. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-study-Costly-energy-lower-R-and-D-spending-have-eroded-EU-chemical-sectors-competitiveness_65566.html
November 20, 2014
Biological technician Frederic Bach conducts greenhouse-based diagnostics tests at Bayer CropScience’s Weed Resistance Competence Center at Frankfurt, Germany. Bayer CropScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-CropScience-opens-weed-resistance-competence-center-at-Frankfurt_65564.html
November 20, 2014
Sunshine Biopharma (Montreal), a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various forms of cancer, says that it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sunshine-Biopharma-signs-manufacturing-deal-with-Lonza_65563.html
November 19, 2014
The first units at BASF's new toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex—currently under construction at Ludwigshafen—will be mechanically complete by the end of 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-TDI-project-at-Ludwigshafen-to-reach-completion-by-year-end_65534.html
November 19, 2014
BASF has completed the sale of its 50% share in Styrolution to its partner, Ineos. Relevant merger control approvals have been granted. Styrolution was founded in October 2011 as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-completes-divestment-of-50-percent-stake-in-Styrolution-to-Ineos_65477.html
November 19, 2014
Givaudan (Vernier, Switzerland), a market leader in the global fragrance and flavor industry, says it has opened an expanded technical center and regional offices at Dubai. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-develops-Mideast-presence-with-expanded-technical-center-regional-offices-at-Dubai_65475.html
November 19, 2014
Anwil (Wloclawek, Poland) has appointed Jacek Podgorski as CEO with immediate effect. Podgorski was until recently a board member at Basell Orlen Polyolefins. Piotr Chelminski, a board...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Polands-Anwil-names-new-CEO_65529.html
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