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June 7, 2010
European chemical distributors’ association FECC (Brussels) has elected Edgar Nordmann as its new president, effective May 31, 2010. Nordmann is chairman of chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/FECC-Elects-New-President-Director-General-Stands-Down_27117.html
June 4, 2010
BASF has announced several changes within its management team. Jacques Delmoitiez, currently president of BASF's polyurethanes division, will become president of BASF's regional...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/BASF-Announces-Personnel-Changes_27219.html
June 3, 2010
Tessenderlo Group has confirmed press reports that it is in talks to exit its fertilizers business. The company says that a number of parties have shown signs of interest in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-in-Talks-to-Sell-Fertilizer-Business-Mulls-Exit-from-PVC_27072.html
June 1, 2010
The company says it is planning to add two facilities, one to develop solutions for construction, personal care, coatings, plastics and composites, healthcare, and electronics and the other to advance the company's silicon-based technologies for use in photovoltaic cells....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Dow-Corning-Adding-Silicon-Tech-Center-to-Belgium-Site_27101.html
March 30, 2010
DSM has agreed to sell its fertilizers and melamine businesses to Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo) for €310 million ($415.4 million) on a cash and debt-free basis with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/DSM-Sells-Fertilizer-and-Melamine-Businesses-to-Egyptian-Firm_25723.html
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Consortium-Begins-Biorefinery-Development-Project_25395.html
March 4, 2010
The University of North Texas (UNT; DentonTX) has been awarded grants totaling $120,000 to develop toxicology tests relating to the aquatic environment, for Cefic, the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Cefic-Selects-U-S-University-to-Develop-HazChem-Tests_25171.html
February 15, 2010
Yara International (Oslo), the leading global fertilizer producer, has agreed to buy competitor Terra Industries for $4.1 billion, just weeks after CF Industries Holding abandoned its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Yara-International-to-Buy-Terra-Industries-for-$4-1-billion_24804.html
February 12, 2010
Abbott Laboratories has secured conditional EU approval for the acquisition of the drug unit of Solvay. Abbott will need to divest the cystic fibrosis testing business of Solvay...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Abbott-Secures-Conditional-EU-Approval-for-Solvay-Drugs-Acquisition_24776.html
February 12, 2010
Polimeri Europa (Milan), the petrochemicals business of energy group  ENI (Rome), reported an adjusted operating loss of €104 million ($144.6 million)  in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Polimeri-Europas-Losses-Mount-Due-to-Prolonged-Industry-Weakness_24778.html
February 11, 2010
Univar says it has agreed to acquire Quaron Group (Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands), a distributor of chemicals in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. Financial terms were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Univar-to-Acquire-Dutch-Firm_24702.html
February 10, 2010
Solvay plans to invest €5 million ($6.95 million) to build a 1-megawatt (MW) test fuel cell at SolVin's Lillo plant at Antwerp, Belgium. SolVin is a joint venture in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-to-Build-Large-Fuel-Cell-at-Antwerp_24675.html
February 5, 2010
A committee representing European Union (EU) member states has accepted a European Commission proposal to direct funds raised from the region’s emissions trading scheme (ETS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Agrees-to-Pump-Billions-of-Dollars-into-CCS-and-Renewables_24607.html
February 4, 2010
The European Commission has issued a directive ruling that from March 2011 ethyl lauroyl arginate, a preservative, may only be used in concentrations of less than 0.8% in cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Sets-Limits-on-Ethyl-Lauroyl-Arginate-in-Cosmetics_24585.html
January 28, 2010
Emissions from the plants of European brominated flame retardant producers and users dropped “significantly” in 2009, as a direct result of a voluntary industry program...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Brominated-Flame-Retardants-Group-Reports-Emissions-Cuts-Riles-Environmental-Group_24399.html
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