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May 26, 2010
BASF CFO Kurt Bock, recipient of CW's SFO of the Year award, expressed tempered optimism about the industry's outlook in the keynote address at CW's 15th Annual CFO Conference in New...
May 25, 2010
Patents pending that relate to techniques for generating synthetic cells could provide the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) with a “monopoly” position on a...
May 25, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) says it has successfully created a synthetic bacterial cell using laboratory chemicals and knowledge relating to the manipulation of...
May 21, 2010
The second annual Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) featuring discussions between industry executives and chemicals sector stakeholders from around the world concluded today in Helsinki...
May 19, 2010
Chem Emissions is CW's periodical series looking at the latest greenhouse gas emissions reports from leading chemical companies. We'll be reporting on the latest numbers and...
May 18, 2010
A study published this week by research institute CE Delft (Delft, the Netherlands) has concluded that energy-intensive industries participating in the European Union’s (EU)...
May 10, 2010
Much of the focus this past week has been on chemical industry activity in the Middle East, not least with the start-up of the world’s largest ethane cracker at Ras Laffan...
May 6, 2010
SusChem, a sustainable technology program being jointly managed and funded by the European chemical industry and the European commission, announced this week that it is broadening its...
April 28, 2010
The following is a Q&A based on an examination of AkzoNobel's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting. Questions were submitted via email and answered by the company.

April 28, 2010
Solvay says it has begun operating a refuse derived fuel (RDF) cogeneration plant at its manufacturing site at Bernburg, Germany. The RDF plant, which generates steam and electricity...
April 23, 2010
Member companies of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD; Arlington, VA) supported the objectives of yesterday's Earth Day by incorporating both large and small...
April 22, 2010
President of ACC   Forty years ago, the first Earth Day ushered in a new era of environmental awareness for Americans concerned about the future health of our planet. To...
April 14, 2010
A combination of new regulatory and legislative initiatives, along with cyber attacks that are growing in both sophistication and frequency, has created a "new norm" for a...
April 8, 2010
Chem Emissions is CW's new periodical series looking at the latest greenhouse gas emissions reports from leading chemical companies. We'll be reporting on the latest numbers and...
April 22, 2010
A wave of start-up companies are bringing new bioprocessing technologies from the laboratory to the market and making collaborative deals with chemical companies and other players from...
March 31, 2010
The following is a Q&A based on an examination of PPG's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting. Questions were submitted via email and answered by the company. A brief discussion...
March 31, 2010
LyondellBasell reached a settlement with the U.S. government today under which the company will pay $162 million to fund cleanup of environmental liabilities. The agreement settles...
March 30, 2010
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added acrylamide to its list of 29 substances of very high concern (SVHC). SVHCs placed on the so called candidate list will...
March 31, 2010
Petrochemical makers face continued volatility as globalization and excess liquidity transform markets, says Hiromasa Yonekura, chairman Sumitomo Chemical. ...
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