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July 1, 2015
Solvay and Umicore today announced that they have sold their respective 50% stakes in the SolviCore (Hanau, Germany) joint venture to Toray Industries. Financial details of the deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Solvay-and-Umicore-sell-fuel-cell-materials-joint-venture-to-Toray_71802.html
July 1, 2015
Bayer CropScience said on Wednesday that effective 1 July 2015 Jacqueline Applegate, 49, becomes head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-CropScience-appoints-new-head-of-Environmental-Science-business_71795.html
July 1, 2015
CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) and Yara International (Oslo) today announced that CF will acquire Yara’s 50% equity interest in their equally owned GrowHow UK (Ince, UK)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/CF-Industries-buys-out-Yara-in-GrowHow-UK-joint-venture-for-$580-million_71793.html
July 1, 2015
Borealis and Nexeo Solutions, a leader in plastics distribution, have announced an agreement to extend and further develop their existing partnership. Borealis is emphasizing the rigid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-and-Nexeo-extend-plastics-distribution-partnership_71791.html
June 30, 2015
Sirius Minerals (London) has won final planning permission for its $3 billion York Potash project near Whitby in the north of England, four years after the plan was first revealed. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-wins-final-planning-permission-for-controversial-UK-potash-project_71780.html
June 30, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest producers of potash, on Monday reported significantly lower first-quarter production and revenues. Net revenue was down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-reports-lower-revenues-launches-major-investment-plan-to-keep-market-share_71741.html
June 30, 2015
DSM announced today that Atul Thakrar is joining the company as president of its biobased products and services unit, effective 1 July. Thakrar will be responsible for DSM’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-appoints-presidentbiobased-products-and-services_71764.html
June 30, 2015
PPG Industries today announced that it has completed a $5-million expansion at its coatings manufacturing facility at Wuppertal, Germany. The project has increased production capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/PPG-completes-coatings-expansion-in-Germany_71762.html
June 30, 2015
The benzene contract price for July has settled in Europe at $882/m.t., up about $112 on June's price. June prices have averaged $835–849/m.t. cif Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-July-benzene-contract-settles-up-$112_71768.html
June 30, 2015
Greece and its official creditors have been locked in negotiations since early 2015 on the release of the final tranche of funding under the country's second bailout. IHS expects an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Grexit-would-have-little-impact-on-Europes-petchem-industry-IHS_71765.html
June 30, 2015
Evonik Industries announced on Tuesday that it has divested its remaining 10.3% stake in the residential real estate company Vivawest to RAG. Evonik, following the transaction, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-divests-stake-in-real-estate-firm-to-focus-on-specialty-chemicals_71759.html
June 30, 2015
Fifty three small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from Germany’s chemical industry have announced that they “completely convinced” in their support of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germanys-chemical-SMEs-in-favor-of-TTIP_71758.html
June 30, 2015
BASF and Fraunhofer IPMS-CNT (Dresden, Germany) announced on Tuesday that they have joined forces to develop new solutions for the semiconductor industry. BASF has installed a modern...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-and-German-institute-join-forces-to-develop-electronic-materials_71756.html
June 29, 2015
The development control committee at the county council of Lancashire, UK, has denied planning consent for Cuadrilla's (Lichfield, UK) application to explore for shale gas at two sites...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-council-rejects-two-fracking-applications-by-Cuadrilla-chemical-industry-calls-decision-disappointing_71726.html
June 29, 2015
Cepsa (Madrid) has lifted the force majeure on phenol and acetone supplies from the company's Huelva, Spain, site, the company confirmed Monday. The force majeure was originally...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cepsa-lifts-force-majeure-on-phenol-acetone-at-Huelva-Spain_71725.html
June 29, 2015
BASF will lift its force majeure on ethylene oxide (EO) in Europe as of 1 July, the company has announced. BASF declared force majeure on the supply of EO in Europe on 19 May, as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-to-lift-force-majeure-on-EO-and-derivatives-in-July_71723.html
June 29, 2015
Trammo Group (New York), a leading fertilizer trader; and KuibyshevAzot (Togliatti, Russia) have signed an agreement to form an equally owned joint venture to produce granular ammonium...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Trammo-and-KuibyshevAzot-set-up-ammonium-sulfate-production-joint-venture_71722.html
June 29, 2015
Bluestar Silicones is investing €15 million ($16.7 million) to develop and modernize its elastomer production units at Saint Fons, France. The project will increase capacity and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bluestar-Silicones-invests-in-eleastomers-production-unit-in-France_71721.html
June 29, 2015
Arkema, at its capital markets day in Paris on Monday, presented its strategy and ambitions and confirmed its mid- and long-term objectives. The group has also detailed its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkema-confirms-targets-plans-to-double-specialty-molecular-sieves-capacity-in-France_71713.html
June 29, 2015
CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) has sold its stake in Keytrade (Zurich), a worldwide fertilizer trader, to the company’s principals. Financial terms were not disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/CF-Industries-divests-stake-in-Keytrade_71710.html
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