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December 17, 2014
Banner Chemicals (Runcorn, UK) said today that it has agreed to acquire Leicester, UK–based Stowlin Croftshaw, a maker of a complete range of products for metal surface...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Banner-Chemicals-acquires-metals-surface-tratment-group-Stowlin_66237.html
December 17, 2014
Bayer HealthCare announced today that it has definitively agreed to sell its equine products Legend/Hyonate (hyaluronate sodium) and Marquis (ponazuril) to Merial. The deal is expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-HealthCare-divests-old-animal-health-products-to-Merial_66231.html
December 17, 2014
Sibur (Moscow) says that one of its subsidiaries, which specializes in processing liquid hydrocarbons and producing a number of petrochemical products, and Air Products have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Air-Products-to-build-ASU-in-Russia-to-supply-industrial-gases-to-Sibur_66230.html
December 17, 2014
Restarting Versalis's (Milan) Porto Marghera, Italy naphtha cracker is feasible, given that the company has not laid off any of the plant's employees, under the terms of an agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Porto-Marghera-cracker-restart-is-feasible-would-make-ethylene-market-balanced-to-long-market-source_66243.html
December 17, 2014
DSM says that it has agreed to sell its coating resins business Synres to private equity firm Standard Investment (Amsterdam). Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/DSM-to-sell-coating-resins-business-to-private-equity-firm_66227.html
December 17, 2014
The European Council–the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union—has announced that it has reached a political agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Council-reaches-political-agreement-to-reduce-consumption-of-plastic-bags_66247.html
December 17, 2014
Styrene spot values in Europe have lost about $400/m.t. in two weeks as the market has been forced to adjust to the new upstream environment at a time when European styrene production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-styrene-prices-plummet-on-the-back-of-weaker-energy-markets_66240.html
December 17, 2014
Six substances have been added to the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC), under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-adds-six-substances-to-SVHC-list_66244.html
December 16, 2014
Kazakhstan has received assurances that Chinese investors will pump $3.80 billion to develop potash deposits in Kazakhstan, according to investment and development minister of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/Kazakhstan-advances-plans-to-become-major-potash-player_66205.html
December 16, 2014
Orica has commissioned a $25.0-million emulsion explosives plant in the Murmansk region in Russia that will supply PhosAgro (Moscow) subsidiary Apatit. The plant is based at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Orica-commissions-explosives-plant-in-Russia-to-serve-PhosAgro_66203.html
December 15, 2014
Cepsa (Madrid) declared force majeure on phenol and acetone production at its site in Huelva, Spain, a company source confirmed Monday. It was understood that customers would be put on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cepsa-declares-force-majeure-on-phenol-at-Spanish-site_66184.html
December 15, 2014
Versalis (Milan) could restart production at its 490,000-m.t./year naphtha-based steam cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy, in February 2015 despite having announced in September that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Report-Versalis-could-restart-Porto-Marghera-steam-cracker_66183.html
December 15, 2014
Johnson Matthey says it has agreed to divest its gold and silver refining business to Asahi Holdings, a collector, refiner, and recycler of precious and rare metals from waste...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Johnson-Matthey-sells-gold-and-silver-refining-business-to-Asahi-Holdings_66175.html
December 15, 2014
Technip (Paris), a leading global engineering and construction firm, announced today that it has agree with Air Liquide to purchase all of the Zimmer polymer technology business. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Technip-to-acquire-Zimmer-polymer-technologies-from-Air-Liquide_66172.html
December 15, 2014
The United Nations climate summit in Lima closed with the basis for a new, global climate change agreement to be finally agreed in Paris in Dec 2015, and to enter into force in 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lima-climate-change-conference-mixed-response-from-politicians-industry-and-environmentalists_66177.html
December 12, 2014
Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, IA), via a wholly owned subsidiary, will acquire IC Green Energy's (ICG; Tel Aviv) majority stake in biodiesel producer Petrotec (Borken, Germany)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/REG-to-acquire-majority-of-biodiesel-producer-in-Germany_66152.html
December 12, 2014
IHS has cut its crude oil forecast sharply with the latest dated Brent projections lowered by about $22/bbl in 2015 and $11/bbl in 2016, according to IHS December Global Crude Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IHS-cuts-2015-crude-oil-price-forecast-sharply_66035.html
December 12, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries has begun to ramp up operating rates at its Maasvlakte, Netherlands, propylene oxide–styrene monomer (POSM) unit today after a resolution for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/LyondellBasell-lifts-force-majeure-on-benzene-at-Netherlands-site_66149.html
December 12, 2014
Wacker announced today that it will reorganize its silicone distribution operations in the Nordic countries. As of 1 March 2015, Lindberg & Lund, the Norwegian chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-to-reorganize-silicone-distribution-in-Nordic-countries_66146.html
December 12, 2014
Abbott has announced the completion of the purchase of Veropharm, a leading Russian pharmaceuticals manufacturer. Abbott announced in June that it acquired control of Veropharm for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Abbott-completes-acquisition-of-Russian-pharma-firm_66144.html
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