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February 28, 2014
Solvay and Ineos say they have offered the European Commission a revised remedy package, consisting of substantial asset divestments, to secure the commission's approval for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-Ineos-sweeten-divestment-package-offered-to-secure-EU-Commission-approval-for-chlorvinyls-JV_59224.html
February 28, 2014
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) and Dong Energy (London) have joined forces to develop an integrated process to produce renewable diesel and aviation fuel based on agricultural residues...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Neste-Oil-Dong-Energy-to-collaborate-on-waste-to-biofuels-technology-development_59222.html
February 28, 2014
Specialty aqueous polymers producer Synthomer (Harlow, UK), formerly known as Yule Catto, reported a 5% decline in pretax profit for full-year 2013, to £90 million on sales also...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Synthomer-posts-lower-profits-and-sales-on-weak-economy_59245.html
February 28, 2014
A fire at Lukoil's (Moscow) Stavrolen petrochemical complex at Budyonnovsk, Russia, has resulted in the suspension of production at the facility, Lukoil has announced. The fire broke...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Lukoil-suspends-production-at-Russia-complex-because-of-ethylene-plant-fire_59221.html
February 28, 2014
BASF Services Holding, an indirect, wholly owned group company of BASF, says it is to sell its subsidiary BASF Services Consult (Hamburg) to Tech Mahindra (Düsseldorf), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-to-sell-its-third-party-consulting-business_59219.html
February 28, 2014
Huntsman announced today that it expects the European Commission to open a phase II investigation of its proposed acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-expected-to-conduct-extended-review-of-Huntsman-Rockwood-pigments-deal_59232.html
February 28, 2014
Vopak posted a 5% decline in Ebitda excluding exceptional items for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with the corresponding period of 2012, to €183 million. Operating profit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vopak-reports-a-decline-in-earnings_59235.html
February 28, 2014
Henkel has signed an alliance with CMS Technology (Danbury, CT), a packaging technology developer, to create food-safe antimicrobial additives for packaging, the company says. CMS owns...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Henkel-signs-antimicrobial-packaging-alliance_59236.html
February 28, 2014
Wacker Chemie (Munich) and Technische Universität München (TUM) have signed an agreement to extend their existing partnership in silicon chemistry for another six years...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-sponsors-Institute-of-Silicon-Chemistry-at-Munich-University_59228.html
February 28, 2014
Bayer today reported higher sales and profits for the fourth quarter and full-year 2013 and gave a forecast for this year hoping to grow sales by about 5% on a currency- and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-reports-higher-sales-and-profits-ups-pharma-pipeline-estimate_59225.html
February 27, 2014
Styrolution (Frankfurt), the global leading producer of styrenics jointly owned by BASF and Ineos, today announced record profits for 2013. Ebitda before special items for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Styrolution-posts-record-profit-on-strong-styrene-PS-margins-optimistic-for-2014_59151.html
February 27, 2014
Jotun (Sandefjord, Norway) has completed construction of a paints and coatings plant at the industrial park in St. Petersburg, Russia. The plant, occupying a surface area of 9...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Jotun-opens-paints-and-coatings-plant-in-Russia_59157.html
February 27, 2014
Petrochemical producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) says that its operating profit in fourth-quarter 2013 was 411 million forint ($1.82 million) compared with a loss of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/TVK-reports-rise-in-profitability-sales_59076.html
February 27, 2014
Solvay's adjusted net income during the fourth quarter of 2013 totaled €25 million ($34.3 million), diving 87% compared with the fourth quarter of 2012, when the company reported...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvays-net-profit-down-87-percent-in-fourth-quarter_59113.html
February 27, 2014
Potash development company Sirius Minerals announced today that it has proposed to replace a proposed mineral transport system (MTS) at its planned polyhalite potash project in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-Minerals-plans-new-transport-system-at-UK-potash-project_59111.html
February 27, 2014
BASF and Kemira say that Kemira will acquire BASF's global alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) emulsion business. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. The transaction is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-to-acquire-BASFs-alkyl-ketene-dimer-emulsion-business_59142.html
February 26, 2014
Lanxess said today that it expects to record a net loss of €204 million ($280.2 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with a net income of €50 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-expects-large-losses-announces-fourth-quarter-impairment-charges_59115.html
February 26, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has announced that it will hold a public scientific meeting on bisphenol A (BPA), to take place at Brussels on 23 April. The aim...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-to-hold-public-scientific-meeting-on-BPA_59119.html
February 26, 2014
Bayer says that the offer period for the previously announced voluntary takeover offer for Norwegian pharmaceutical company Algeta (Oslo) ended on 26 February, and Bayer had received...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Offer-period-closes-for-Bayers-acquisition-of-Algeta_59114.html
February 26, 2014
Following a meeting held on 25 February, the board of directors of Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a globally leading producer of potash fertilizers, has announced a list of candidates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-nominates-candidates-to-be-elected-to-its-board-of-directors_59110.html
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