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September 11, 2007Akzo Nobel’s Eka pulp and paper chemicals business has agreed to supply chlorine dioxide and to operate and maintain a bleaching chemicals plant at Gavle, Sweden for Stora Enso, a pulp and paper maker....
August 6, 2007Ineos says it has agreed to buy Hydro Polymers (Oslo), the integrated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) business of Norsk Hydro, for NK5.5 billion ($907.7 million) in net debt and equity...
August 6, 2007Kemira says it is evaluating plans for its pigments and Chemidet businesses, including a potential sale, and expects to be finished with the process by the end of this year. The...
August 6, 2007Yara International (Oslo) says it has acquired the Finnish government’s 30.05% stake in Kemira GrowHow (Helsinki) for an undisclosed sum. The rest of GrowHow is listed on the...
August 1, 2007Akzo Nobel says it is ready to grow its chemical business following a major reshaping of the business’s portfolio. The restructuring involved divestment of 16 businesses over the...
July 31, 2007Orica has bid more than €900 million ($1.2 billion) to acquire mining services company Dywidag-Systems International (DSI; Aschheim, Germany) from private equity firm Industri...
July 27, 2007Borealis has announced plans for a major expansion and modernization of its polyethylene (PE) capacity at Stenungsund, Sweden. The company will invest €370 million ($492 million)...
July 26, 2007Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract to build a previously announced Basell Lupotech T-process low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant for Borealis at Stenungsund...
July 26, 2007BIM (Stenkullen, Sweden), a supplier of advanced surface treatments to the pulp and paper industry, says it has set up an operation, BIM Spain, at Barcelona, Spain as part of its...
July 25, 2007Perstorp says it will invest €175 million ($237 million) to build a new plant to producer valeric aldehyde and its derivatives 2 propylheptanol (2-PH) alcohol, valeric acid, and a...
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