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June 24, 2014
Uralkali, one of the world’s largest potash producers, has announced that it has won the auction to develop the Romanovsky block of the Verkhnekamskoye...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-wins-auction-for-Romanovsky-potash-block-in-Russia_62005.html
June 24, 2014
Monsanto has held informal talks with Syngenta in recent months, offering a friendly takeover of Syngenta, according to a Bloomberg report. Such a deal, which would have...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reports-Monsanto-held-talks-to-acquire-Syngenta_61987.html
June 24, 2014
Croda (Goole, UK) says its full-year pretax profits will be below the £251.4 million ($426.9 million) it posted in 2013. Croda cites the stronger UK currency. "For...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Croda-says-strength-of-UK-currency-will-dent-full-year-profits_62003.html
June 24, 2014
Brazil's antitrust body CADE (Brasilia) has challenged the proposed acquisition by Braskem of Solvay Indupa (Bueno Aires), Solvay's polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and chlor-alkali business...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Brazils-antitrust-authority-challenges-Braskems-acquisition-of-Indupa_61991.html
June 24, 2014
Engineering and construction firms SNC-Lavalin Group (Montreal, Canada) and Kentz Corp (St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands)  have announced an agreement for SNC-Lavalin to buy...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SNC-Lavalin-to-buy-Kentz-Corp-for-$2-billion-to-gain-bigger-exposure-to-shale-opportunities_61983.html
June 23, 2014
The Supreme Court today upheld EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases (GHG) from “sources that would need permits based on their emission of conventional...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Supreme-Court-upholds-EPA-regulation-of-greenhouse-gases_61982.html
June 23, 2014
A. Schulman has named Bernard Rzepka as its next CEO, effective 1 January 2015. Current chairman and CEO Joseph Gingo will remain chairman after his retirement as CEO on 31...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Schulman-names-next-CEO_61968.html
June 23, 2014
Oneok Partners’ (Tulsa, OK) 75,000-bbl/day natural gas liquids fractionator, now under construction at Mont Belvieu, TX, has received a Greenhouse Gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration permit from EPA. Oneok expects to complete the fractionator project, which will cost $525–575 million, during the fourth quarter....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Oneok-gets-air-permit-for-$550-million-Mont-Belvieu-NGL-fractionator_61973.html
June 23, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Bion Tech (Taipei), a producer of biological crop protection agents, have settled a patent infringement case in Korea. Under the settlement, Bayer CropScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-CropScience-and-Bion-Tech-settle-patent-infringement-case-in-Korea_61970.html
June 23, 2014
Bayer CropScience has appointed Adrian Percy as head/R&D, effective 1 August. Percy, currently senior v.p./global regulatory affairs at Bayer CropScience, replaces David Nicholson...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-CropScience-appoints-new-head-of-R-and-D_61969.html
June 23, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s largest fertilizer company and a top-10 fertilizer player globally, today announced that it has won the auction for the right to explore and produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EuroChem-wins-new-potash-licence-in-Russia-will-become-major-potash-player_61962.html
June 23, 2014
cAkzoNobel says it will invest more than €6.5 million ($8.8 million) in its research center at Songjiang, China, near Shanghai, to add a dedicated facility for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-to-establish-performance-coatings-technology-center-in-China_61960.html
June 20, 2014
The recent overwhelming victory by Narendra Modi and his BJP party has fuelled a massive rise in optimism in India and reawakened interest in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indias-plastics-demand-to-double-PlastIndia-tells-London-seminar_61948.html
June 20, 2014
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) has broken ground for the construction of two 500,000 m.t./year polyethylene plants at its site in Old Ocean, TX....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-begins-construction-of-polyethylene-plants-at-Old-Ocean-TX_61886.html
June 20, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical says it has begun constructing second steam cracker at its Baytown, TX, facility and two downstream polyethylene lines at its Mont Belvieu, TX, plastics plant. EPA gave the project a final greenhouse gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration construction permit last month....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-begins-expanding-Baytown-ethylene-PE_61929.html
June 20, 2014
Cefic says that Europe's output of chemicals will grow by 2.0% this year on the back of rising industrial demand, in particular from the automotive industry. Production is expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cefic-Europes-chemical-output-to-grow-2-0-percent-this-year_61945.html
June 20, 2014
Huntsman announced today that an unplanned manufacturing disruption at its Port Neches, TX propylene oxide (PO) and methyl tert butyl ether (MTBE) facility will reduce its second...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-reveals-PO-MTBE-disruption-at-Port-Neches_61923.html
June 20, 2014
Farms and Families of North America Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP; Saskatoon, SK), an alliance of farmers designed to build a nitrogen fertilizer plant, announced today the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Farmers-organization-announces-site-for-$1-7-billion-nitrogen-fertilizer-plant_61930.html
June 19, 2014
Engineering and construction firm KBR today announced a net loss and lower revenues year-on-year in the first quarter. It reports a net loss of $43 million, down from a net income of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/KBR-to-review-operations-after-first-quarter-loss_61934.html
June 19, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, today announced an increase in first-quarter revenues and in production. The company has also agreed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-reports-higher-revenue-and-potash-sales-despite-lower-prices_61931.html
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