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July 18, 2014
Mylan (Pittsburgh) has entered into a definitive agreement with Abbott to acquire Abbott's non-US developed markets specialty and branded generics business in an all-stock transaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Mylan-to-acquire-Abbotts-non-US-branded-generics-pharma-business_62580.html
July 18, 2014
Yara International (Oslo) today reported strong second-quarter results, with improved European commodity margins because of lower gas price. Lower nitrate deliveries impacted results...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-reports-strong-second-quarter-results-hikes-NPK-capacity-in-Finland_62579.html
July 17, 2014
BP Chemicals Ltd. (BPCL), a BP subsidiary, has lifted the force majeure at the company's 154,000-m.t./year acetic anhydride plant at Saltend, near Hull, UK, the company confirmed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BP-lifts-force-majeure-at-UK-acetic-anhydride-plant_62511.html
July 17, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new intentions and five new submissions for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) have been added to the public...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-adds-several-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_62513.html
July 17, 2014
Ineos today reported unaudited second-quarter results with Ebitda rising 22% to €447 million ($604.5 million) compared with the year-earlier quarter and 11.5% up on the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-reports-higher-earnings-buoyed-by-US-feedstock-advantage_62510.html
July 17, 2014
GTS Chemical Holding, a specialty chemicals producer and the largest manufacturer of ammonium sulfite in China, today announced its intention to proceed with a fundraising and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Chinese-specialty-chemicals-firm-plans-to-list-in-London_62506.html
July 17, 2014
Givaudan Group (Geneva), flavors and fragrances major, today announced its results for the first six months of 2014. Ebitda rose 10.5% to 562 million Swiss francs ($626.1 million) on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-reports-higher-earnings-confirms-guidance_62505.html
July 17, 2014
Evonik Industries is investing in a new polymer dispersants plant at Essen, Germany, the company announced today. The project, which will involve an investment in the “low...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-Industries-to-build-polymer-dispersants-plant-in-Germany_62503.html
July 17, 2014
Ineos O&P UK has received notification from the UK government that its application for an infrastructure loan guarantee has been successful, the company announced today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-receives-loan-guarantee-paving-way-for-new-ethane-import-terminal-at-Grangemouth_62504.html
July 16, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that is has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of four milligrams per kilogram body weight per day for the food...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-establishes-daily-intake-limits-for-sunset-yellow-food-additive_62485.html
July 16, 2014
Private equity firm SVP Global is preparing to sell vinyls company Vestolit (Marl, Germany) in a deal potentially valued at about €300 million, according to a Reuters report...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Report-Private-equity-firm-prepares-to-divest-PVC-maker-Vestolit_62477.html
July 15, 2014
Archroma (Reinach, Switzerland), the former textile, paper, and emulsions business of Clariant, has published its first formulation list of Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Archroma-publishes-ZDHC-MRSL-compliant-formulation-list_62460.html
July 15, 2014
Fluor has been awarded a contract by Gate Terminal, a subsidiary of Vopak and Gasunie, to design and build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) break bulk terminal at Rotterdam. Fluor will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Fluor-awarded-contract-for-LNG-terminal-at-Rotterdam_62459.html
July 15, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, has announced the appointment of Luciano Rossetti as executive v.p. and head/R&D as of 21 July.  In his most recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-Serono-appoints-head-of-R-and-D_62455.html
July 14, 2014
Kyowa Hakko Kirin’s (KHK; Tokyo) subsidiary ProStrakan Group (Galashiels, UK) has agreed with Novo to purchase the entire share capital of Archimedes Pharma (Reading, UK) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kyowa-Hakko-Kirin-subsidiary-to-acquire-Archimedes-Pharma_62434.html
July 14, 2014
The European Commission has begun investigating potentially renewing antidumping duties on biodiesel imports originating in the United States, according to the European Union's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-Commission-investigates-extending-antidumping-duties-on-US-biodiesel-for-five-years_62442.html
July 14, 2014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading producer of petrochemicals, announced today that it has started producing a new grade of polypropylene (PP) as part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Nizhnekamsk-starts-producing-new-PP-grade_62440.html
July 14, 2014
EMS Group (Domat/Ems, Switzerland) on Friday reported its six months results covering January–June. Net operating income was up 17.5%, to 215 million Swiss francs ($241.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EMS-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-buys-partner-out-of-Mexican-automotive-JV_62437.html
July 14, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s largest fertilizer company and among the top 10 global players, today announced the launch of phosphate ore production at the Kok-Jon phosphate rock...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/EuroChem-begins-producing-phosphate-ore-in-Kazakhstan-plans-fertilizer-complex_62435.html
July 14, 2014
The European General Court (Luxembourg) has more than halved the €318.2-million ($433.5 million) fine imposed on Sasol in 2008 for participating in a price-fixing cartel for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-court-cuts-Sasol-wax-cartel-fine_62443.html
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