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January 15, 2009
Cal Dooley of ACC and Joe Acker of Socma tell CW about what they'd like to see from the new administration in Washington....
January 2, 2009
The United Nations has adopted a resolution to make 2011 the 'International Year of Chemistry'. The resolution will celebrate the achievements of chemistry and its contribution to...
January 1, 2009
Tian Wenhua, the former chairman of dairy foods company Sanlu Group, has gone on trial at the Intermediate People’s Court of Shikiazhuang, China, accused of adding melamine to...
December 31, 2008
Reckitt Benckiser (Slough, U.K.), which sells a broad range of branded healthcare, personal care, and cleaning products across the world, says it has begun a campaign aimed at...
November 27, 2008
Solvay said earlier today that its CEO Christian Jourquin and members of the European Works Council signed an agreement defining shared objectives regarding sustainable development and...
November 23, 2008
The threat of terrorist attacks on chemical facilities can be “substantially reduced” by converting them to safer and more secure chemicals or processes, says a new report...
November 20, 2008
Cefic is today celebrating the 10th anniversary of the long range research initiative (LRI)-a program designed to provide answers to gaps in fundamental scientific data relating to...
November 18, 2008
Doyle: Offering a bonus. PotashCorp says it has reached a tentative agreement with roughly 500 striking employees at its Allan, Cory, and Patience Lake potash operations in...
November 18, 2008
DuPont has filed a lawsuit against Koch Industries’ (Wichita, KS) subsidiary Invista, alleging that Invista is infringing on DuPont patents and has misappropriated trade secrets...
November 12, 2008
U.K.’s regulatory body for the chemicals industry, the Environment Agency (Bristol, U.K.), has put out a warning to chemical firms to beware of an individual who has been posing...
November 11, 2008
InformexUSA, the flagship annual U.S. chemicals expo due to take place next in San Francisco in January 2009, will for the first time tailor a significant part of the event toward...
October 27, 2008
The recovery of plastics in Europe reached 50% for the first time in 2007, according to a report by plastics manufacturing and recycling groups PlasticsEurope (Brussels), EuPC...
October 27, 2008
Canadian officials have released a plan for regulating bisphenol A (BPA), which includes banning the “sale, import, or advertising” of baby bottles that contain BPA. The...
October 24, 2008
A coalition of businesses and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) has developed an initiative to promote the widespread adoption of the use of safer chemicals in consumer products...
October 20, 2008
Pirates continue to hold a chemical tanker and its 22-member crew off the coast of Somalia, having seized the vessel in the Gulf of Aden in mid-September. The 25,269-dwt m.t. tanker...
October 15, 2008
Solvay says it has set 25 new environmental targets as part of a long term program to be more sustainable. The new targets include a 20% reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases...
October 3, 2008
The European Commission has fined nine companies a combined €676 million ($974 million) for conspiring to fix prices of paraffin wax between 1992 and 2005. Sasol, Total, and...
October 3, 2008
H.J. Heinz says it will no longer use Chinese milk in its baby food products due to a widening scandal over melamine contamination of milk and milk powder produced in China (CW, Sept...
September 26, 2008
Li Changjiang, the head of China’s food and product quality agency, has been forced to resign over the widespread sale of baby milk powder and other milk products tainted with...
September 24, 2008
I’d like to see the chemical sector doing more… research and development on nature-based chemistry; the way microbes, fungi, plants and animals have evolved and perfected, over billions of years, super efficient and novel ways of harvesting sunlight up to making substances that appear to avoid antibiotic resistance; in short, the field of biomimicry....
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