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December 15, 2015Neste (Espoo, Finland), Veolia (Paris), and Borealis have agreed to create Kilpilahti Power Plant (KPP), a joint venture to build a combined heat and power plant at Porvoo, Finland...
December 15, 2015An Ineos subsidiary is to acquire 100% of the shares of Befesa Valorización de Azufre (BVA; Bilbao, Spain), a regional producer of sulfuric acid and oleum. The completion of the...
December 15, 2015Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has opened a new mortar plant at Philadelphia. The interior finishing market has huge potential in the fast-growing cities on the US East...
December 17, 2015Total's refinery at Gonfreville, France has been shut down as a result of a strike, Total confirmed Monday. The strike takes place after the conclusion of the annual mandatory...
December 14, 2015Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says it is acquiring Wiberg (Salzburg, Austria) for $130.4 million. Wiberg is a producer of savory flavors with...
December 14, 2015BASF has declined to comment on a report that it is planning to invest in petrochemicals in Iran. The local Press TV, citing Hamid Reza Rostami, director of planning and development at...
December 14, 2015Shell announced on Monday that it expects an overall potential reduction of approximately 2,800 jobs globally, or approximately 3% of its total combined group workforce, once the $70-billion takeover of BG Group (Reading, UK) is completed....
December 14, 2015The corporate tax for companies registered in Germany will rise from about €123.2 billion ($135.4 billion) to about €144 billion 2019, an increase of nearly 20%, according to...
December 14, 2015Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) on Monday announced that it has acquired Ormet Circuits (San Diego), a company that designs, manufactures, and sells sintering, electrically conductive...
December 14, 2015Lonza on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Sven Abend as COO/specialty ingredients, following Beat In-Albon deciding to step down from that role and...