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July 29, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that it will invest $263 million at Sluiskil, Netherlands to increase granulation capacity enabling increased production of granular urea with sulfur...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Yara-to-increase-production-of-urea-with-sulfur_72509.html
July 28, 2015
LyondellBasell reports net income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion, up 7.8% year-over-year (YOY) as higher volumes and lower feedstock costs more than offset declines in product prices. Sales totaled $9.1 billion, up 11.7% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/LyondellBasell-income-up-beats-analyst-consensus_72480.html
July 28, 2015
Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk, a member of Gazprom (Moscow), and the Sibur subsidiary Nipigaz have agreed to form a partnership to design and manage the construction of a major...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Gazprom-to-build-major-gas-plant-and-the-worlds-largest-helium-facility-in-the-Russian-Far-East_72492.html
July 28, 2015
The European Commission has given the green light to the French government to release €125 million ($138.1 million) in state aid to chlor-alkali and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-approves-French-state-aid-to-Kem-One_72476.html
July 28, 2015
BP has announced that its petrochemicals business swung to an underlying replacement cost (RC) profit before interest and tax of $76 million in the second quarter of 2015 from an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BPs-petrochemicals-business-swings-to-profit_72475.html
July 28, 2015
A Monsanto spokeswoman has confirmed to Reuters that the $2-billion breakup fee offered to Syngenta if antitrust regulators blocks US firm’s proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Monsanto-$2-billion-breakup-fee-payable-if-Syngenta-deal-blocked-on-any-antitrust-grounds_72472.html
July 28, 2015
Elementis on Tuesday reported its results for the six months ended 30 June. Revenues were $360.4 million, down 10%, or 4% excluding currency movements. Group operating margins remained...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Elementis-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-looking-for-bolt-on-acquisitions_72470.html
July 28, 2015
Hexion has restarted producing VeoVa vinyl ester products at its Moerdijk, Netherlands, facility, which produces a variety of Versatic acid derivatives.The company declared force...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Hexion-restarts-Dutch-vinyl-esters-plant-following-force-majeure_72466.html
July 27, 2015
Uralchem (Moscow), a leading nitrogen and complex fertilizer producer, on Monday said that its enterprises produced 3 million m.t. in the first six months of this year, 3% more than in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralchem-raises-fertilizer-output-in-first-six-months_72440.html
July 24, 2015
The European Commission has approved CVC Capital Partners' (London) acquisition of a majority stake of Royal DSM's fiber intermediates and composite resins business, including DSM...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-clears-CVC-acquisition-of-DSM-polymer-intermediate-assets-in-Europe-and-China_72416.html
July 24, 2015
Synthetic rubber maker Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) and Poland’s National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) say they have signed a joint venture agreement under which they...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Synthos-and-Polands-national-R-and-D-center-sign-JV-for-innovation_72418.html
July 24, 2015
Sika on Friday reported a 5.6% rise in sales in the first six months, to 2.63 billion Swiss francs ($2.73 billion), in constant exchange rates (CER) but a 1.2% decline in Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-reports-higher-sales-and-profits-to-open-several-factories_72412.html
July 24, 2015
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Mitsubishi Corp. said on Friday that they will build a large-scale ammonia and urea fertilizer production plant for Navoiazot, a chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/MHI-and-Mitsubishi-Corp-to-build-large-fertilizer-complex-in-Uzbekistan_72411.html
July 24, 2015
BASF on Friday reported an increase in second-quarter sales and earnings and confirmed its outlook for the whole of 2015. Sales rose 3%, to €19.1 billion ($21.0 billion), and Ebit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-reports-slight-increase-in-sales-and-earnings-confirms-outlook_72408.html
July 24, 2015
BASF said on Wednesday that it will form a global business unit (GBU) combining all of its pigments activities effective January 2016. In the second half of 2016, BASF intends to carve...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-to-restructure-pigments-business-will-evaluate-options-13-sites-affected_72361.html
July 23, 2015
In first-half 2015, production in Germany’s chemical industry rose by 1% , and sales increased by 0.5%, to €96.5 billion ($105.4 billion), but prices fell by a further 3%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/German-industry-has-patchy-first-half-Production-sales-up-but-prices-down-again_72390.html
July 23, 2015
Sabic shut down one of its plants on the Chemelot industrial site at Geleen, Netherlands, after a safety valve opened this morning, releasing powder into the air, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sabic-shuts-down-plant-at-Dutch-site-after-powder-released-into-the-air_72389.html
July 23, 2015
Recipharm (Jordbro, Sweden), a contract development and manufacturing organization, says that its net sales in second-quarter 2015 were 868 million Swedish kroner ($101.2 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Recipahrm-sales-profit-increase-by-double-digits-in-second-quarter-and-first-half_72388.html
July 23, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), majority owned by PKN Orlen (PÅ‚ock, Poland), on Thursday posted a record second-quarter operating profit. Favorable macroeconomic conditions led to higher refining...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/czech_republic/Unipetrol-reports-record-earnings-helped-by-petchems_72385.html
July 23, 2015
Lanxess on Thursday released preliminary unaudited numbers covering the second quarter and saying it expects results to exceed current market expectations. The company estimates Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-second-quarter-earnings-better-than-expected_72384.html
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