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January 3, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it expects, in 2014, to receive about twice the number of applications for authorization to use substances of very high concern...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-expects-applications-to-authorize-SVHCs-will-double-in-2014_57731.html
December 31, 2013
Sibur (Moscow) says that it has sold its 100% stake in its Plastik (Uzlovaya, Russia) subsidiary to a group of private investors, for 575 million Russian rubles ($17.5 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-sells-Plastik-subsidiary_57697.html
December 30, 2013
Researchers from the department of chemistry at York University (York, UK), the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (Paris), and Aix-Marseille University (Marseille, France) say...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Researchers-discover-family-of-enzymes-that-degrade-biomass-into-sugars-potentially-for-biofuel-production_57681.html
December 30, 2013
Rosneft (Moscow), Oil Techno (Yerevan, Armenia), and tire manufacturer Pirelli have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for joint R&D related to synthetic rubber, in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Rosneft-Pirelli-sign-deal-for-rubber-R-and-D-partnership-in-Armenia_57682.html
December 26, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for nine copper compounds: copper (II) oxide; copper...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-calls-for-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-nine-copper-compounds_57657.html
December 24, 2013
Sibur (Moscow) and Gazprom Neft announced today that they have signed an agreement for the construction of a new gas processing plant (GPP) to process 900 million cubic meters/year of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-and-Gazprom-sign-gas-processing-agreement-to-boost-petchem-feedstock-supply_57646.html
December 24, 2013
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading global producer of potash, has announced that a board meeting held on 23 December confirmed Dmitry Osipov as its new CEO, effective 24 December...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Appointment-of-new-Uralkali-CEO-heightens-speculation-about-revival-of-potash-cartel_57645.html
December 24, 2013
BASF and Gazprom (Moscow), on 23 December, signed the final agreement to swap assets of equivalent value. Through the swap, Wintershall (Kassel, Germany), a wholly owned subsidiary of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-and-Gazprom-sign-final-agreement-for-asset-swap_57641.html
December 23, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on the potential for substitution of glutaraldehyde, under the appropriate article of the Biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-consultation-on-potential-for-substitution-of-glutaraldehyde_57630.html
December 23, 2013
Saltigo (Leverkusen, Germany), a wholly owned subsidiary of Lanxess, says it will increase its prices worldwide for some multicustomer products by up to 5%, effective 1 January 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Saltigo-increases-price-for-pharma-intermediate_57629.html
December 23, 2013
Kemira says it signed an agreement today to sell its formic acid business, including the feed and the airport runway deicing product lines, part of Kemira’s ChemSolutions...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kemira-sells-formic-acid-business-to-Taminco-will-focus-on-water-chemicals_57625.html
December 23, 2013
Borealis (Vienna) announced today that it formed a joint venture with First Energy Bank (Manama, Bahrain) to buy a 20.3% stake in Neochim (Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria). On 21 December, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/Borealis-acquires-stake-in-Bulgarian-fertilizer-producer-Neochim_57624.html
December 23, 2013
Evonik Industries says that it is realigning Creavis, its strategic innovation unit, as of 1 January 2014. The aim, according to Evonik, is “to enable Creavis to work faster...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-to-realign-Creavis-its-strategic-innovation-unit_57620.html
December 23, 2013
Solvay and Areva (Paris) say that they have signed an agreement to develop new applications for the use of thorium, an element that is abundantly present in the earth’s crust and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Solvay-and-Areva-sign-deal-to-develop-new-applications-for-thorium_57623.html
December 20, 2013
The business activities of beleaguered polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon, France) will be run jointly by businessman Alain de Krassny and buyout firm OpenGate Capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Court-approves-joint-takeover-of-PVC-firm-Kem-One_57616.html
December 20, 2013
Uralchem deputy chairman Dmitry Osipov will be appointed CEO of Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading producer of potash, Interfax news agency reported today citing Uralkali customer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-CEO-to-be-replaced-by-Uralchem-executive_57600.html
December 20, 2013
Ineos Grangemouth (UK) today announced that almost the entire workforce of 1,350 employees has signed up to the company’s new pension plan and accepted its new terms and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-Grangemouth-employees-sign-up-to-pension-plan-securing-new-investment_57599.html
December 20, 2013
Uralchem (Moscow), a leading Russian fertilizer producer and exporter, today announced the opening of a terminal at Riga Port, in Latvia, for the handling and short-term storage of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russian-fertilizer-producer-Uralchem-opens-terminal-in-Latvia_57598.html
December 20, 2013
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) and Sberbank (Moscow) have signed an agreement to open a non-revolving $2-billion credit line, Uralkali announced today. The credit line will be used as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-secures-$2-billion-loan-agreement-from-Sberbank_57617.html
December 20, 2013
The Eighth European Bioplastics conference, held recently at Berlin, attracted 350 participants from 215 companies and organizations. Several key themes emerged during the conference...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bioplastics-Must-perform-better-consider-whole-value-chain_57594.html
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