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July 9, 2015
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading Russian producer of petrochemicals and part of the local TAIF Group (Kazan), has decided to divide its planned $9-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russian-petchems-firm-NKNK-splits-$9-billion-cracker-project-into-two-phases_72038.html
July 8, 2015
DKSH has announced the acquisition of Andreas Jennow (Birkerød, Denmark), a specialty chemicals distributor in northern Europe. With this move, DKSH's performance materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DKSH-acquires-Danish-specialty-chemicals-distributor_72012.html
July 8, 2015
The European Parliament on Wednesday endorsed reforming the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), following informal agreement with the European Council. The reform involves reducing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Parliament-adopts-MSR-industry-says-it-will-not-reduce-emissions-but-will-drive-up-costs_72009.html
July 8, 2015
The European Parliament has voted in a plenary session to approve recommendations to European Commission negotiators working on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Parliament-gives-green-light-to-TTIP-negotiators_72008.html
July 8, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience said on Wednesday that its Brunsbüttel, Germany–based toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant will be permanently closed in early September. The closure of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-MaterialScience-to-close-TDI-plant-in-Germany_72006.html
July 8, 2015
The lower court in Norway on Tuesday sentenced three former Yara (Oslo) executives and one still employed by the company to prison sentences ranging from two and three years, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Norwegian-court-sentences-former-Yara-executives-including-CEO-for-corruption_72004.html
July 8, 2015
Cefic says in its latest Chemicals Trend Report (June 2015) that European chemical output grew by 0.3% during the first four months of 2015, compared with the year-ago period. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-European-chemicals-stagnate-trade-surplus-shrinks-during-first-quarter_71978.html
July 8, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has criticized today’s decision by the European Parliament giving the green light for further negotiations towards...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Europes-parliament-fails-to-recognize-opportunity-for-regulatory-cooperation_72013.html
July 8, 2015
Deinove (Montpellier, France), a biotech company developing processes for producing biofuels and biobased chemicals using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, announces on Wednesday...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Biofuels-company-Deinove-reaches-new-milestone_71996.html
July 8, 2015
Nanogate (Göttelborn, Germany), a leading integrated systems provider for surfaces, has acquired a 100% stake in its subsidiary GfO. Nanogate exercised its existing majority...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Nanogate-acquires-subsidiary-doubles-inkjet-capacity_71995.html
July 8, 2015
Ferro says it has completed the acquisition of Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona), a producer of specialty inorganic pigments, on a cash-free and debt-free basis for €149 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ferro-completes-acquisition-of-Spanish-pigments-producer_71994.html
July 7, 2015
Clariant says it signed a framework contract with Statoil (Stavanger, Norway) on 3 June to supply production chemicals and services for the Johan Sverdrup oil field. The contract, with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-to-supply-chemicals-and-services-to-Statoil_71976.html
July 7, 2015
Leading potash producer Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) on Tuesday announced its production results for the second quarter and first half of this year. Uralkali produced 3.0 million m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-reports-decline-in-output-of-potash-in-second-quarter-and-first-half_71975.html
July 7, 2015
Chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says that is supports the goal of a sustainable, circular economy in Europe. But overzealous regulations on industrial waste, such as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-EU-waste-rules-must-not-be-allowed-to-stifle-production_71971.html
July 7, 2015
Velocys (Abingdon, UK), the AIM-listed gas-to-liquids (GTLs) technology firm backed by Russian tycoon and owner of Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich, has suspended its CEO, Roy...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Velocys-suspends-CEO-over-allegations-of-serious-misconduct_71970.html
July 7, 2015
Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely) has announced plans to invest a total of $45.5 million in Carbon Recycling International (CRI; Reykjavik), including an initial investment and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Chinese-automaker-takes-majority-share-in-Icelands-renewable-methanol-producer-CRI_71969.html
July 7, 2015
Materis Paints (Clichy, France), a global player in decorative paints with brands that include Tollens and Zolpan in France, MaxMeyer in Italy, Revetón in Spain and Robbialac in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/French-decorative-paints-company-changes-name-to-Cromology_71968.html
July 7, 2015
Germany’s chemical industries association VCI (Frankfurt) says that yesterday’s compromise by the ruling coalition government on a draft reform of the country’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Germanys-inheritance-tax-needs-to-be-improved-for-SMEs_71983.html
July 7, 2015
Evonik Industries on Tuesday said that, via its venture capital arm, it has acquired shares in a technology company in Germany. The company has invested in a minority share in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-Industries-acquires-minority-stake-in-nanocellulose-start-up_71967.html
July 7, 2015
Neste Jacobs and Industrija nafte (INA; Zagreb) have signed an agreement for Neste Jacobs provide consulting services in INA’s residue upgrading program at the Rijeka refinery in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/Neste-Jacobs-ordered-to-upgrade-refinery-in-Croatia_71965.html
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