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June 16, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added four substances to the candidate list of substance of very high concern (SVHC), which now contains 155 substances. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reach-candidate-list-updated-with-four-new-SVHCs_61837.html
June 16, 2014
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) has appointed Michael Majerus CFO, effective 1 July, for a three-year term. He succeeds Jürgen Muth, who steps down on 30 June by mutual agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-Group-appoints-new-CFO_61828.html
June 16, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on potential candidates for substitution for triclosan and medetomidine under the scope of the biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-for-triclosan-medetomidine_61833.html
June 13, 2014
The German government says that it welcomes the European Commission's proposal for a prompt and sustainable reform of the European Union’s emissions trading system but...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germany-pushes-for-stricter-reform-of-emissions-trading_61806.html
June 13, 2014
The German government wants to top up its financial contribution to international climate protection. Gerd Müller, Germany’s development minister; and Barbara Hendricks...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germany-to-provide-more-money-for-climate-protection_61805.html
June 13, 2014
Germany’s association of biotechnology industries (DIB; Frankfurt) has criticized the council of EU environment ministers' majority decision to extend the approval...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DIB-criticizes-national-ban-on-cultivation-of-genetically-modified-plants_61799.html
June 13, 2014
Highfield Resources (West Perth, Australia), a developer of three potash projects in northern Spain, has raised $32 million for its three wholly owned potash projects in the area, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Highfield-Resources-raises-funds-for-Spanish-potash-projects_61795.html
June 12, 2014
The European Council has reached agreement that provides for a two-step procedure enabling European member states to restrict or even ban the cultivation of authorized...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Council-agrees-to-allow-member-states-to-restrict-or-ban-cultivation-of-GMOs_61721.html
June 12, 2014
Omnova Solutions says it has expanded major capabilities at its Le Havre, France, manufacturing facility, which will enable the company to increase its production of specialty acrylic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Omnova-expands-capacity-for-specialty-acrylic-resins-for-waterborne-coatings-in-France_61703.html
June 12, 2014
A well-functioning transport infrastructure is an important economic factor in Germany. About 226 million m.t. of chemical products were shipped to customers in 2012 (excluding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Germanys-chemical-industry-calls-for-a-masterplan-for-transport-infrastructure_61711.html
June 12, 2014
PPG Industries says it has begun operation of a new packaging unit installed at its Gonfreville, France, coatings plant and aerospace application support center. With the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/PPG-adds-packaging-capabilities-at-Gonfreville-France-site_61712.html
June 12, 2014
Merck KGaA says it has reached an agreement to sell the laboratory equipment and production units of Chemische Fabrik Lehrte, a business within Merck that produces industrial salts at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-sells-assets-of-Chemische-Fabrik-Lehrte-to-Schussler-Novachem_61709.html
June 11, 2014
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Development (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, celebrates ten years today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SusChem-celebrates-ten-years-preparing-for-next-decade_61684.html
June 11, 2014
The RAG Foundation (Frankfurt), a public-sector trust, says it will reduce its stake in Evonik Industries to diversify its investment risks, according to Reuters reports. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Report-German-trust-to-cut-stake-in-Evonik_61556.html
June 11, 2014
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says that Stefaan Haspeslagh will succeed Gérard Marchand as new chairman of the board at Tessenderlo Chemie. Marchand’s term ended at the end...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-Chemie-appoints-new-board-chairman_61546.html
June 11, 2014
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) and DSM's food specialties business have signed a collaborative agreement involving early-stage research of several biological active...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/DSM-food-specialties-unit-and-Marrone-Bio-sign-R-and-D-agreement_61544.html
June 11, 2014
KI Chemistry, a unit of Kulczyk Investments controlled by Poland’s richest man, Jan Kulczyk, has agreed to buy 51.1% stake in the chemical producer Ciech (Warsaw) following an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/KI-Chemistry-buys-majority-stake-in-Ciech_61572.html
June 11, 2014
Johnson Matthey (London) reports a 24.9% rise in profits for the company’s fiscal year, ended 31 March, compared with the previous fiscal year, to £338.7 million ($566...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-reports-rise-in-profits-and-sales_61571.html
June 11, 2014
Indonesia has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) against antidumping measures that the European Union imposed last year on imports of biodiesel from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Indonesia-files-complaint-with-WTO-against-EU-biodiesel-antidumping-measures_61680.html
June 11, 2014
Avantium (Amsterdam) has closed a €36-million ($50 million) financing round backed by a consortium of investors including Swire Pacific, Coca-Cola, Danone, and Alpla, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Avantium-raises-&euro36-million-toward-first-commercial-scale-PEF-facility_61672.html
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