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January 29, 2015
Styrene cargoes have been offered from overseas into Asia at more competitive prices than cargoes of Asian product, although concerns over transit time, forward pricing risk, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Offers-from-Europe-US-weigh-on-Asias-styrene-markets_67293.html
January 29, 2015
Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) has been awarded a contract by EnPro (Drammen, Norway) for a soda ash manufacturing plant, the company announced today. The plant will be located at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EnPro-awards-contract-for-novel-soda-ash-plant-in-Norway_67313.html
January 29, 2015
The European Commission has today proposed allowing the United Nations (UN) rules on transparency for investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) to be applied to existing investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-proposes-UN-rules-for-investor-state-dispute-settlement_67312.html
January 28, 2015
Scotland's energy minister, Fergus Ewing, announced to the Scottish parliament today that there will be a moratorium on granting consents for unconventional oil and gas developments...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Minister-announces-moratorium-on-fracking-in-Scotland_67277.html
January 28, 2015
Approval of Cuadrilla Resources' (Lichfield, UK) planning applications for shale gas exploration at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood in the county of Lancashire, UK has been deferred...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Approval-of-Cuadrilla-fracking-planning-applications-deferred-UK-parliament-rejects-fracking-moratorium_67276.html
January 28, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has started to implement a new strategy to check compliance of dossiers submitted under the European Union’s Registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-implements-new-compliance-check-strategy-for-Reach-dossiers_67274.html
January 28, 2015
Cepsa Química (Madrid), a Cepsa subsidiary,  is mulling the sale of two of its petrochemical facilities, according to local press reports. One plant is near Cádiz...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Cepsa-considers-selling-some-PTA-and-other-assets_67237.html
January 28, 2015
The attractiveness of Germany as a location for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the chemical industry has deteriorated during the last five years, according to the results...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Report-Germany-has-become-less-attractive-as-location-for-SMEs_67272.html
January 28, 2015
Johnson Matthey today provided its third quarter trading update and retained its full-year guidance. For the third quarter ended 31 December 2014, the company reported a 1% increase in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Johnson-Matthey-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-retains-guidance_67267.html
January 28, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that its food specialties business unit has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Prolactal (Hartberg, Austria) and its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/ICL-to-acquire-food-ingredients-firm-Prolactal_67261.html
January 27, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has announced additional measures in the struggle against climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Council-moves-further-against-climate-change_67233.html
January 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire the assets of Duro-Moza (Maputo), a company active in production and sales of specialized mortars and tile adhesives...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-acquires-mortar-and-tile-adhesive-manufacturer-in-Mozambique_67231.html
January 27, 2015
Matrica (Novara, Italy), a 50-50 joint venture between Novamont (Novara) and Versalis (Milan), has signed an agreement with  Coldiretti (Roma) and Consorzi Agrari d’Italia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Matrica-signs-agroindustrial-supply-chain-agreement_67238.html
January 26, 2015
The Swiss National Bank’s (Bern) recent decision to remove the peg between the Swiss franc and the euro—resulting in a rapid strengthening in the Swiss currency’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Moodys-Removal-of-cap-on-Swiss-franc-will-hurt-Switzerland-based-chemical-firms-earnings_67223.html
January 26, 2015
The Environmental Audit committee of the UK parliament has today published a report on the environmental risks of fracking, a controversial method using water and chemicals to recover...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-parliamentary-committee-calls-for-a-moratorium-on-shale-gas_67209.html
January 26, 2015
BASF has increased its production capacities for vitamin A by 25% by expanding a plant at Ludwigshafen. BASF has not disclosed capacity figures or the size of the investment. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-completes-vitamin-A-expansion-at-Ludwigshafen_67205.html
January 26, 2015
Distributor DKSH (Zurich) and Shin-Etsu Silicones, a pioneer in the field of silicones for personal-care products, have extended their existing agreement to market, sell, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/DKSH-and-Shin-Etsu-Silicones-extend-distribution-deal-in-Europe_67202.html
January 26, 2015
Ineos today hit out at the United Kingdom’s Environment Audit Committee’s (EAC) call for a moratorium on fracking. EAC is a parliamentary committee comprising members of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-lambasts-UK-audit-committee-report-calling-for-moratorium-on-fracking_67194.html
January 26, 2015
The battle between the Sika (Baar, Switzerland) management and the company’s controlling shareholders, the Burkard-Schenker family, has taken a new turn, with a statement from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-board-seeks-to-strip-family-of-power-to-sell-control-of-firm-to-Saint-Gobain_67199.html
January 26, 2015
Haldor Topsoe and FLSmidth (Copenhagen), a supplier of equipment and services to the cement and minerals industries, have signed a cooperation agreement for a joined, global effort to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/denmark/Haldor-Topsoe-and-FLSmidth-join-forces-to-market-catalytic-filter-bag-technology_67198.html
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