IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: World News and Views :: Europe

Displaying 421 - 440 of 7734 stories.
April 23, 2014
Kemira (Helsinki) today reported a drop in first-quarter Ebit and lower revenues due mainly to divestments and unfavorable currency exchange rates. Operating Ebit was down 14%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kemira-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-starts-up-coagulants-plant-in-Spain_60481.html
April 22, 2014
Solena Fuels (Washington), in partnership with British Airways, has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel, British Airways...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/British-Airways-and-US-firm-join-forces-in-waste-to-jet-fuel-project_60457.html
April 22, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced a major, three-part transaction with Novartis involving its consumer health-care, vaccines, and oncology businesses. GSK and Novartis, as part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Glaxo-and-Novartis-announce-major-three-part-business-transaction_60460.html
April 22, 2014
The European Commission says that it has requested Germany to fully transpose the requirements of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) into national law. EU ETS is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-asks-Germany-to-fully-implement-EU-emissions-trading-system_60463.html
April 22, 2014
The European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the European Union's Court of Justice for failing to notify the commission about what penalties have been put in place in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-refers-Poland-to-court-for-failure-to-comply-with-laws-on-F-gases_60459.html
April 22, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on a total of 30 testing proposals for 17 substances. The hazard endpoints for which vertebrate testing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-testing-proposals-for-17-substances_60458.html
April 22, 2014
ThyssenKrupp's industrial solutions segment announced today that it has been awarded a fertilizer plant contract by Nitrogénmüvek, a Hungarian producer of fertilizers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/ThyssenKrupp-to-supply-fertilizer-plant-to-Hungary_60455.html
April 22, 2014
Permira, a European private equity firm, today announced that a company owned by Permira funds has entered into an agreement to acquire CABB International (Sulzbach, Germany), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Permira-to-acquire-fine-chemicals-producer-CABB-Group-from-Bridgepoint_60453.html
April 22, 2014
BASF will boost its photoinitiator production and efficiency at Mortara, Italy, through investments in its facilities there, the company announced today. The site is one of the largest...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-to-boost-photoinitiator-production-in-Italy_60450.html
April 22, 2014
Quality Circular Polymers (QCP; Urmond, Netherlands), an initiative of Huub Meessen and Marc Houtermans—entrepreneurs with extensive experience in petrochemicals—will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Start-up-to-build-polymer-plant-based-on-used-plastics-in-the-Netherlands_60448.html
April 22, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it is extending the timeline for it to complete is full assessment of bisphenol A (BPA) to the end of 2014. The authority...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-to-reevaluate-BPA-by-end-of-2014_60447.html
April 22, 2014
UK press over the weekend said that Pfizer has made initial approaches to acquire AstraZeneca for £60 billion ($101 billion) in the world’s largest pharma acquisition. Both...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Pfizer-eyes-AstraZeneca-for-a-reported-$100-billion_60445.html
April 22, 2014
Merck KGaA says it has agreed to further extend its recommended cash offer for AZ Electronic Materials (Luxembourg) to 2 May, since antitrust clearance by China’s Ministry of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-extends-offer-for-AZ-Electronic-Materials_60443.html
April 21, 2014
Peter Greven (Bad Münstereifel, Germany), a producer of oleochemical additives, is starting up a production facility for metallic soaps at its Venlo, Netherlands, site this month...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/German-firm-completes-oleochemical-additives-expansion-at-Dutch-site_60357.html
April 21, 2014
AkzoNobel registered €129 million ($178.3 million) in net income attributable to shareholders in the first quarter, up 45% year-on-year (YOY) mainly because of lower financing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobels-first-quarter-net-income-up-on-lower-financing-costs_60356.html
April 21, 2014
Polief (Blagoveshchensk, Russia), a subsidiary of Sibur (Moscow), has completed a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) expansion, increasing capacity from 140,000 m.t./year to 210,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-subsidiary-completes-PET-expansion-in-eastern-Russia_60354.html
April 17, 2014
LyondellBasell says it has ended discussions to sell its mothballed refinery at Berre, France, to petroleum trading firm Sotragem (Monaco), and that it will make the closure of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/LyondellBasell-ends-negotiations-to-sell-French-refinery_60392.html
April 16, 2014
LyondellBasell has increased its first-quarter interim dividend by 17% and announced plans to continue repurchasing shares....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/LyondellBasell-increases-interim-dividend-plans-additional-buybacks_60325.html
April 16, 2014
Syngenta had $4.7 billion in sales during the first quarter, according to the company's latest trading statement, released today. The figure represents a 2% increase from the same...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Syngentas-first-quarter-sales-up-2-percent-to-$4-7-billion_60322.html
April 16, 2014
Evonik Industries today announced leadership changes in some of the company’s businesses. Gregor Hetzke will head Evonik’s advanced intermediates business unit, effective 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-announces-leadership-changes_60321.html
Pages: « Previous  13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 [22] 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Next »










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa