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September 29, 2015
Europe's styrene contract price for October is expected to settle substantially lower later this week despite the stable direction of raw material costs. However, even with a...
September 29, 2015
Germany’s federal state secretary, Jochen Flasbarth, has called for a strengthening of international efforts better protect people and the environment from the effects of...
September 29, 2015
Bayer CropScience on Tuesday inaugurated its European oilseed processing center at Monheim, Germany. With this facility, the company has substantially expanded its platform to offer...
September 28, 2015
Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding’s (MES) board has approved the acquisition of 99.36% share in TGE Marine AG (Bonn, Germany) from Caledonia Investments, Gasfin Investment and...
September 28, 2015
Officials representing Russia and Ukraine together with the European Commission have agreed on the terms of natural gas deliveries from Russia to Ukraine via the European Union for the...
September 28, 2015
Sibur (Moscow), an integrated gas processing and petrochemicals producer, on Monday reported a 5.6% rise in net revenues in the first half, to 181.4 billion Russian rubles ($2.74...
September 28, 2015
Arkema says that Heike Faulhammer has been appointed as the company’s v.p./sustainable development, effective 1 October. She will succeed Gérard Langlais, who is retiring...
September 28, 2015
BASF said at the company’s investor day at Ludwigshafen on Monday that it expects chemical production to continue growing well above global GDP until 2020. However, the business...
September 28, 2015
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) says that it expects to complete its previously announced acquisition of life science company Sigma-Aldrich (St. Louis) within the next two months...
September 27, 2015
Inovyn, the Ineos-Solvay chlorvinyls joint venture, is building a large-scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site in Belgium. This move reinforces...
September 25, 2015
Versalis (Milan) will continue to operate its 490,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy, until the end of 2016 after entering into an ethylene supply agreement with a...
September 25, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading global producer of potash, announced on Friday that its board of directors has approved an increase in a previously approved share buyback...
September 25, 2015
Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has opened a plant for cosmetic ingredients at its Holzminden site. The plant, which cost €15 million ($16.8 million)...
September 25, 2015
Solvay says that, following its soda ash plant at Povoa, Portugal, shutting down permanently in early 2014, the company’s peroxides business unit has upgraded its peroxide...
September 24, 2015
Kem One said on Thursday that it has started work to convert its Lavéra, France mercury-cell chlor-alkali unit at a cost of €150 million ($169.1 million). The company will...
September 24, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the EU member states, will create a market stability reserve (MSR) for the European Union Emissions...
September 24, 2015
Grupa Azoty, Poland’s major chemicals producer, on Monday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 320-million zlotych ($85.5 million) nylon-6 manufacturing complex at Tarnów...
September 24, 2015
BASF and Genomatica have expanded their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) based on renewable feedstock using Genomatica’s patented process to include...
September 24, 2015
Bayer CropScience said on Thursday that it is extending its European wheat breeding center at Gatersleben,  Germany. The company has tripled the capacity of its facilities...
September 24, 2015
Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland), a producer of synthetic rubber, and Groupa Azoty’s subsidiary ZakÅ‚ady Azotowe Chorzów (Chorzów, Poland) have signed two supply deals...
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