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July 4, 2011
The European Commission says it has repealed a November 2009 decision to impose fines on Elementis (London) and the former Ciba Specialty Chemicals for participating in a price-fixing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Europe-Repeals-Cartel-Fines-Against-Elementis-and-the-Former-Ciba_35917.html
June 28, 2011
The European Commission confirmed today that it is not seeking to develop a new body of legislation to manage risks presented by nanomaterials. Instead, it is planning for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Rejects-Development-of-Separate-Nanomaterials-Regulation_35693.html
June 23, 2011
Cefic has revised upward its forecast for 2011 growth in production of chemicals in the European Union (EU). Cefic raised its 2011 output growth forecast for chemicals to 4.5%, from a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Cefic-Raises-Forecast-for-2011-EU-Chemicals-Output-Growth_35725.html
June 22, 2011
Poland has blocked plans by other European Union (EU) member states to toughen EU targets to cut carbon emissions. EU ministers, meeting in Luxembourg this week, discussed plans to cut...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Poland-Blocks-Plans-to-Toughen-EU-Emissions-Target_35684.html
June 16, 2011
Rhodia and Umicore (Brussels) have jointly developed a process for the recycling of rare earth elements from nickel metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries. The process can service...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Rhodia-and-Umicore-Jointly-Develop-Rare-Earth-Recycling-Process_35565.html
June 15, 2011
Solvay has launched its friendly cash offer to acquire Rhodia for €31.60/share. The previously announced offer values Rhodia at €3.4 billion. The launch of the offer by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-Launches-Cash-Offer-for-Rhodia_35513.html
June 15, 2011
Ineos's Kerling subsidiary  has agreed to acquire Tessenderlo Group's polyvinyl chloride (PVC) activities, including Tessenderlo's chlor-alkali operations and part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Ineos-Acquires-Tessenderlo-Groups-PVC-and-Chlor-Alkali-Business_35502.html
June 13, 2011
Lanxess is in preliminary negotiations to acquire Taminco (Ghent, Belgium) from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, reports say. The discussions reportedly cover a proposed deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Lanxess-to-Buy-Taminco_35423.html
June 10, 2011
Solvay and Rhodia expect to begin their integration process in early September, provided they receive the relevant approvals, said Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, chairman and CEO of Rhodia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-and-Rhodia-Likely-to-Start-Integration-Process-in-Early-September_35168.html
June 1, 2011
Lanxess is in preliminary negotiations to acquire Taminco (Ghent, Belgium) from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, reports say. The discussions cover a proposed deal valued at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Lanxess-in-Talks-to-Buy-Taminco_35217.html
May 27, 2011
This Week on CW:   BASF announced plans to build a major TDI plant at Antwerp or Ludwigshafen by 2014.   Huntsman has signed a license agreement with Chinese firm Yantai...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-27_35157.html
May 27, 2011
Polyester manufacturer JBF Industries (Mumbai) says its JBF RAK subsidiary has signed a preliminary agreement with BP to build a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant at BP's Geel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Indian-Firm-Plans-PET-Plant-at-BP-Site-in-Belgium_35114.html
May 26, 2011
BASF has announced plans to build an integrated toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex in Europe by 2014. The single-train plant will be designed to produce 300,000 m.t./year of TDI...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/BASF-to-Build-Large-TDI-Plant-in-Europe_35059.html
May 23, 2011
The European Commission has decided to impose provisional antidumping duties on European Union (EU) imports of certain fatty alcohols and their blends originating in India, Indonesia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Slaps-Provisional-Antidumping-Duties-on-Fatty-Alcohols-from-Three-Asian-Countries_34984.html
May 18, 2011
The European Commission has imposed definitive antidumping duties on European Union (EU) imports of melamine originating from China. The decision firms up provisional antidumping...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Firms-up-Antidumping-Duties-on-Melamine-from-China_34915.html
May 16, 2011
Jourquin: 'New' Solvay will be less cyclical. Solvay’s recently agreed €3.4-billion ($4.9 billion) takeover of Rhodia will help Solvay to align itself with global mega...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Jourquin-Outlines-His-Vision-for-the-New-Solvay-Following-the-Takeover-of-Rhodia_34819.html
May 16, 2011
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) posted net profits of €30 million ($43 million) for the first quarter of 2011 compared with a €5-million loss in the same period of 2010. Sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-Profit_34805.html
May 9, 2011
Solvay posted a huge rise in first-quarter 2011 net profits from continuing operations to €98 million from €12 million in the same period of 2010. Sales increased 23%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvays-Profits-and-Sales-Rise-on-Higher-Volumes-and-Prices_34699.html
May 5, 2011
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) posted net profits of €30 million for the first quarter of 2011 compared with a €5-million loss in the same period of 2010. Sales increased 18%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-Swings-to-a-Profit_34588.html
May 4, 2011
Environmental pressure group ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) today has published a list of 22 substances being sold in Europe which it says feature endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Environmental-Group-Demands-EU-Action-on-Endocrine-Disrupting-Chemicals_34549.html
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