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April 24, 2014
Output of chemicals in the European Union increased in January 2014 for the fourth consecutive month, or 3.3% year-on-year (YOY), according to Cefic. Chemical sales in December 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-EU-chemical-output-increases-for-fourth-consecutive-month-update_60493.html
April 24, 2014
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a project that includes an ethane cracker, and polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) production facilities, at Kiyanly, Turkmenistan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Groundbreaking-ceremony-held-for-$3-4-billion-petchem-complex-in-Turkmenistan_60487.html
April 24, 2014
Uralchem (Moscow) a leading producer of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers, reported lower sales and earnings for the whole of 2013 citing difficult market conditions. Net profit was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralchem-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings_60513.html
April 24, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) reported higher first-quarter results with fertilizer output up 5.2% and sales 0.6% higher compared with the corresponding period of 2013. Total fertilizer output...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-raises-fertilizer-output-in-first-quarter_60512.html
April 23, 2014
Researchers at the Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research (Amber) center at Dublin have developed a new process—which promises to be simple and affordable—to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/New-process-developed-for-mass-production-of-graphene_60488.html
April 23, 2014
DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts (DC&F) announced today that it has won a Teflon patent and trademark infringement case against the cookware and home appliances company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DuPont-wins-Teflon-patent-and-trademark-infringement-case-against-Italian-cookware-producer_60484.html
April 23, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) said today that ICL Fertilizers’ subsidiary, Cleveland Potash Ltd. (CPL), will expand its polyhalite mining capacity at its Boulby mine in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ICL-to-invest-in-major-expansion-of-polyhalite-potash-capacity-in-the-UK_60482.html
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
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