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June 27, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s leading fertilizer producer, has lost an initial case in an Amsterdam court against Dutch-registered IMR, whose affiliate Shaft Sinkers (Sandton...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EuroChem-loses-initial-court-case-against-potash-contractor_62121.html
June 27, 2014
Evonik Industries has appointed Christian Kullmann to the executive board, effective 1 July. Kullmann becomes chief strategic officer responsible for corporate strategy and corporate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-appoints-new-board-member-in-charge-of-strategy_62117.html
June 27, 2014
The future of Europe's polyolefin value chain lies in making it inclusive of future generations of employees, says Koos van Haasteren, executive v.p. at Sabic Europe. In a keynote...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PEPP-2014-The-future-of-Europes-polyolefin-value-chain-lies-in-sustainability-related-opportunities_62037.html
June 26, 2014
Several companies have appealed against a decision taken by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on C14-C17 chloro alkanes (medium-chain chlorinated paraffins, MCCP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-medium-chain-chlorinated-alkanes_62083.html
June 26, 2014
The executive board of Evonik Industries today presented plans to the supervisory board to reorganize the group structure. The company says that the executive board plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-Industries-to-reorganize-group-structure-in-response-to-tougher-competition_62050.html
June 26, 2014
A group of companies has appealed against a decision on carbon tetrachloride by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the agency says. The appealing companies are: the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-carbon-tetrachloride_62048.html
June 26, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor Barentz International (Hoofddorp, Netherlands) says it has acquired Maustepalvelu (Hämeenlinna, Finland). Maustepalvelu, otherwise known as MP...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Distributor-Barentz-acquires-customized-blending-firm-in-Finland_62047.html
June 26, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) and its main shareholder, private equity firm Bain Capital, say they have decided, due to "significant demand," to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IMCD-increases-number-of-shares-offered-in-IPO-by-10-percent_62046.html
June 26, 2014
Ineos and Solvay say that they have signed a definitive agreement to create their previously announced chlorvinyls joint venture, and that they will name the jv Inovyn. The jv is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-Solvay-sign-agreement-for-chlorvinyls-JV-to-be-named-Inovyn_62042.html
June 25, 2014
Asia will remain the main demand region for polyolefins, and its share of worldwide polyolefin consumption will exceed 50% by 2020, with China representing well over half of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PEPP-2014-Asia-will-continue-to-drive-demand-growth-for-polyolefins_62020.html
June 25, 2014
Bayer said today that it has issued two hybrid bonds with a total volume of €3.25 billion ($4.43 billion) as the first step in refinancing the $14.2-billion bridge loan arranged...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-issues-hybrid-capital-of-&euro3-25-billion-to-finance-Merck-and-Co-s-consumer-care-acquisition_62039.html
June 25, 2014
Innovation, focused on market and customer needs and attractive growth markets, is expected to contribute 1–2 percentage points annually to Clariant's sales growth, helping the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-highlights-role-of-innovation-plans-metallocene-polyolefins-hike-China-catalysts-R-and-D-center_62036.html
June 25, 2014
The European Commission has today strictly limited the level of bisphenol A (BPA) in toys for children up to the age of three years and for toys that are intended to be in the mouth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-strictly-limits-BPA-in-toys_62014.html
June 25, 2014
Europe's olefins and polyolefins industry needs to improve its feedstock flexibility while continuing to innovate and create opportunities, since it faces growing competition from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PEPP-2014-Europes-polyolefins-industry-must-innovate-improve-feedstock-flexibility_62013.html
June 25, 2014
Huntsman says that agribusiness group Wilmar International (Singapore) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Huntsman’s European commodity surfactants business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Wilmar-aquires-Huntsmans-European-commodity-surfactants-business_62012.html
June 24, 2014
Uralkali, one of the world’s largest potash producers, has announced that it has won the auction to develop the Romanovsky block of the Verkhnekamskoye...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-wins-auction-for-Romanovsky-potash-block-in-Russia_62005.html
June 24, 2014
Monsanto has held informal talks with Syngenta in recent months, offering a friendly takeover of Syngenta, according to a Bloomberg report. Such a deal, which would have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Monsanto-held-talks-to-acquire-Syngenta_61987.html
June 24, 2014
Croda (Goole, UK) says its full-year pretax profits will be below the £251.4 million ($426.9 million) it posted in 2013. Croda cites the stronger UK currency. "For...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Croda-says-strength-of-UK-currency-will-dent-full-year-profits_62003.html
June 24, 2014
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has sharply criticized the agreement between the German government and the European Commission to tax new plants for in-house...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-bemoans-fall-in-competitiveness-with-new-tariffs-for-in-house-electricity-production_62004.html
June 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited interested parties to comment on a hazard class open for public consultation for linalool. The dossier...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-requests-comments-on-CLH-for-linalool_61994.html
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