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July 10, 2015
Coty (New York), a cosmetics major, on Thursday signed a definitive agreement to merge with Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) fine fragrance, color cosmetics, and hair color...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Coty-acquires-P-and-Gs-beauty-business-in-a-merger-worth-$12-5-billion_72070.html
July 10, 2015
BASF and Poietis (Pessac, France), the first company in the world for 3-D laser-assisted bioprinting, have signed an agreement on R&D in cosmetics, BASF says. Based on the combined...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-and-Poietis-sign-R-and-D-agreement-on-3-D-bioprinting-technology-for-skin-care-applications_72077.html
July 10, 2015
Russia’s energy group Lukoil (Moscow) has strongly denied accusations of money laundering and tax evasion brought against its Petrotel-Lukoil subsidiary and its employees by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lukoil-denies-charges-of-money-laundering-and-tax-evasion-in-Romania_72073.html
July 10, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC) subsidiary will increase production capacity for hydrogenated styrenic thermoplastic elastomer by 30% at its production site at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asahi-Kasei-to-expand-capacity-for-hydrogenated-styrenic-thermoplastic-elastomer-in-Japan_72069.html
July 9, 2015
Solvay on Friday inaugurated its alkoxylation plant in Singapore, the largest plant of its kind in Asia, as part of its global strategy to expand growth of its specialty surfactants in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-inaugurates-alkoxylation-plant-expands-research-center-in-Singapore_72067.html
July 9, 2015
A new potash mining project is being planned in Belarus by Russian businessman Mikhail Gutseriev. His company, Slavkali was registered a few years ago in Minsk as a subsidiary of GMC...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Slavkali-plans-new-potash-project-in-Belarus-targeting-China-for-sales_72066.html
July 9, 2015
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC; Vadodara, India) plans to invest between 80-100 billion Indian rupees ($1.26-1.58 billion) in a new petrochemical complex at Dahej, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GSFC-revives-plans-for-petrochemical-project-at-Dahej-India_72065.html
July 9, 2015
Stepan has signed a long-term supply agreement to supply Sun Products’ anionic surfactant requirements for laundry detergents in North America. The supply agreement is expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Stepan-signs-long-term-surfactant-supply-deal-with-Sun_72064.html
July 9, 2015
The US Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA; Washington) has placed DuPont in its severe violator enforcement program after follow-up inspections of a fatal accident at DuPont’s La Porte, TX facility found “serious, willful and repeat violations.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OSHA-places-DuPont-in-severe-violator-enforcement-program_72063.html
July 9, 2015
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) has announced several structural changes in senior management that will realign the commercial organization, integrate supply chain activities with projects organizations, and address other strategic objectives. The changes will go into effect on 1 August, says the company....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-to-restructure-senior-management_72061.html
July 9, 2015
Praxair has acquired two independent distributors of packaged gases. The distributors, Cryospec in San Francisco and Garland Welding Supplies in Garland, TX, had combined 2014 annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Praxair-acquires-packaged-gas-distributors-in-California-and-Texas_72044.html
July 9, 2015
Arkema and Hydro-Québec, through its subsidiary SCE France, have signed a partnership to set up a joint R&D laboratory to work in the energy storage sector. The laboratory...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-and-Hydro-Quebec-form-R-and-D-partnership_72047.html
July 9, 2015

Dow Chemical confirms reports that it has requested the closure of a stretch of State Highway 332 near its Oyster Creek site at Freeport, TX, following a process upset that resulted in the release of trace amounts of hydrocarbons.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-requests-road-closure-at-Freeport-TX-facility-after-trace-leak-from-process-upset_72045.html
July 9, 2015
Thailand’s energy group PTT Public Co. (Bangkok), parent of PTT Global Chemical, has nominated Tevin Vongvanich as its next president and CEO effective, 10 September. He will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PTT-to-replace-current-president-and-CEO_72043.html
July 9, 2015
CB&I on Thursday announced Carbon Holdings awarding it a contract for the license and basic engineering design of an ethylbenzene and styrene plant to be built at Ain Sokhna...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Egypt-awards-contract-to-CB-and-I-for-large-ethylbenzene-styrene-plant_72042.html
July 9, 2015
Saudi Aramco says its Berri gas plant at Al Jubail has commissioned a new, more efficient ethane liquefaction exchanger at the ethane and natural gas liquefaction (NGL) recovery plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Aramco-upgrades-Berri-ethane-plant_72041.html
July 9, 2015
London-listed Rare Earth Minerals (REM; London) has provided further details on its Sonora lithium mining project in Mexico and says it has increased its shareholding in a lithium and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Rare-Earth-Minerals-advances-Mexican-lithium-project-ups-stake-in-Czech-lithiumtin-deposit_72040.html
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/home/top_of_the_news/Russian-petchems-firm-NKNK-splits-$9-billion-cracker-project-into-two-phases_72038.html
July 9, 2015
Aditya Birla Chemicals India (Rehla, India) has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has received approval from shareholders for the previously announced merger with Grasim...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shareholders-approve-chlor-alkali-producer-Aditya-Birla-Chemicals-Indias-merger-with-Grasim_72037.html
July 9, 2015
Sekisui Chemical (Tokyo) says that its previously announced joint venture with Lubrizol, for manufacturing chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resin in Thailand, is now operational...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lubrizol-Sekisui-chlorinated-PVC-joint-venture-in-Thailand-becomes-operational_72036.html
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