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February 19, 2015
The winners of a £20-million ($31 million) competition to bring innovative biotechnology projects to market have been announced this week. A total of 23 projects, ranging from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Winners-of-$31-million-UK-industrial-biotechnology-competition-announced_67886.html
February 18, 2015
CropEnergies (Mannheim, Germany) has temporarily paused production at its Ensus (Wilton, UK) bioethanol subsidiary. The production facility was taken offline a few days ago for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/CropEnergies-pauses-bioethanol-production-at-UK-site-citing-low-prices-euro-weakness_67857.html
February 18, 2015
BP said today it has starting training additional replacement workers to supplement the current workforce that has been filling in for striking United Steelworkers (USW) employees. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BP-training-replacement-workers-during-USW-strike_67880.html
February 18, 2015
ENI (Rome) has announced that its chemicals subsidiary Versalis narrowed its net loss to €58.0 million ($66.1 million) in the fourth quarter of 2014 from €116 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Versalis-cuts-its-losses-on-higher-margins-restructuring_67860.html
February 18, 2015
Clariant today reported fourth-quarter sales of 1.59 billion Swiss francs ($1.69 billion), rising 2.0% in local currencies. The increase was driven by higher prices. Despite some...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-reports-mixed-results-does-not-expect-to-achieve-midterm-Ebitda-margin-target-in-2015_67854.html
February 18, 2015
Lubrizol says that it has, since January, agreed with Velox (Hamburg, Germany), a distributor of specialty raw materials for the plastics, composites, rubber, paints, and coatings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lubrizol-and-Velox-expand-TPU-distribution-deal_67850.html
February 18, 2015
The use of renewable energy resources is successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen). EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EEA-report-Increasing-use-of-renewable-energy-results-in-falling-carbon-emissions-in-Europe_67856.html
February 17, 2015
Jacob Stolt-Nielsen, founder of Stolt-Nielsen Ltd. (SNL), died on 15 February, aged 83. Stolt-Nielsen retired from the board of SNL in December 2014, 55 years after he founded the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Stolt-Nielsen-founder-dies_67848.html
February 17, 2015
Bio-on and Eridania Sadam, both headquartered at Bologna, Italy, have announced that they will work together on defining and optimizing the production of levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Italian-companies-to-collaborate-in-green-production-of-levulinic-acid_67833.html
February 17, 2015
Sibur announced today that the first foundations have been laid on ZapSibNeftekhim, the company’s biggest investment project being built at Tobolsk, Russia. The ceremony was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-starts-work-on-its-largest-project-completion-may-take-longer-than-expected_67831.html
February 17, 2015
Air Liquide's sales during the fourth quarter of 2014 totaled €4.05 billion ($4.62 billion), up 3.9% year-on-year (YOY), according to the company's results released today. The gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquides-fourth-quarter-revenue-up-3-9-percent_67828.html
February 17, 2015
Ineos has reassured its employees at Grangemouth, UK, that it has secured at least 15 years' supplies of US ethane for the complex's petrochemicals operations. This move...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-reassures-Grangemouth-employees-has-secured-15-years-of-US-ethane_67826.html
February 17, 2015
Clariant says that Dolf Stockhausen will step down from the company's board of directors at the annual general meeting on 31 March. The board will propose electing Susanne Wamsler as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-board-member-to-step-down_67820.html
February 16, 2015
Uhde Inventa-Fischer, a member of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, said today that it has been awarded a major contract from the chemical group Grupa Azoty (Tarnow, Poland) to build...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-signs-contract-to-build-nylon-6-plant-in-Poland_67814.html
February 16, 2015
Bayer is planning to reorganize its life science businesses, which include its health-care and crop science businesses, in anticipation of the separation of Bayer MaterialScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-to-reorganize-life-sciences-businesses-after-BMS-separation_67783.html
February 16, 2015
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland), a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharma intermediates, and finished drugs, says that the US FDA, last week, revoked a warning...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/FDA-revokes-warning-letter-issued-to-facility-acquired-by-Siegfried_67816.html
February 16, 2015
OCI N.V. (Amsterdam) announced today that it has formally commenced proceedings to demerge the company’s engineering and construction business from its fertilizer and chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/OCI-NV-details-plans-to-demerge-fertilizers-from-construction-operations_67807.html
February 13, 2015
Cluff Natural Resources (London) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Halliburton's manufacturing and services business, one of the world's largest providers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cluff-and-Halliburton-to-collaborate-on-UK-offshore-underground-coal-gasification_67778.html
February 13, 2015
The Scottish Industrial Biotechnology Development Group (SIBDG), supported by Scottish Enterprise (Glasgow), has released the Biorefinery Roadmap for Scotland. The document sets out...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Scotland-publishes-plans-for-biorefineries-through-2025_67776.html
February 12, 2015
AkzoNobel's net income attributable to shareholders dropped in the fourth quarter of 2014 to €7.0 million from €51.0 million in the corresponding period of 2013. The figure...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobels-net-income-drops-on-one-off-charges-Ebitda-beats-estimates_67751.html
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