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April 23, 2014
Output of chemicals in the European Union increased in January 2014 for the fourth consecutive month, or 3.3% year-on-year (YOY), according to Cefic. Chemical sales in December 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Cefic-EU-chemical-output-increases-for-fourth-consecutive-month_60493.html
April 23, 2014
Researchers at the Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research (Amber) center at Dublin have developed a new process—which promises to be simple and affordable—to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/New-process-developed-for-mass-production-of-graphene_60488.html
April 22, 2014
The European Commission says that it has requested Germany to fully transpose the requirements of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) into national law. EU ETS is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Commission-asks-Germany-to-fully-implement-EU-emissions-trading-system_60463.html
April 22, 2014
The European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the European Union's Court of Justice for failing to notify the commission about what penalties have been put in place in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Commission-refers-Poland-to-court-for-failure-to-comply-with-laws-on-F-gases_60459.html
April 22, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on a total of 30 testing proposals for 17 substances. The hazard endpoints for which vertebrate testing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-testing-proposals-for-17-substances_60458.html
April 22, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it is extending the timeline for it to complete is full assessment of bisphenol A (BPA) to the end of 2014. The authority...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EFSA-to-reevaluate-BPA-by-end-of-2014_60447.html
April 21, 2014
DuPont reports first-quarter operating earnings of $1.5 billion, up 1% year-on-year (YOY). Weak agricultural results offset gains across other segments. Operating earnings of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/DuPont-earnings-up-1-percent-despite-revenue-slip-on-weak-ag-results_60409.html
April 17, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (Miami) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chemtura’s pesticides business for $1 billion. The price consists of $950 million in cash plus 2 million shares of Platform common stock....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Platform-acquires-Chemturas-agchems-business-for-$1-billion_60408.html
April 17, 2014
Huntsman says that agrobusiness group Wilmar International (Singapore) has agreed to purchase Huntsman’s Europe-based commodity surfactants business....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Huntsman-sells-surfactant-business-to-Wilmar-and-closes-plant-in-Italy_60375.html
April 17, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it will acquire a 51% stake in Sasa Polyester Sanayi (Adana, Turkey), a leading polyester and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producer in Turkey, from Hac─▒ Ömer Sabanc─▒ Holding (Istanbul)....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Indorama-to-acquire-Turkish-firm-Sasa-Polyester-Sanayi_60376.html
April 17, 2014
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) says that it has signed a two-year agreement with Qatar Navigation (Milaha; Doha) to transport...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Muntajat-signs-contract-to-transport-petrochemicals_60377.html
April 17, 2014
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, says it has commenced a prosecution against Orica (Melbourne) in the NSW Land and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/New-South-Wales-EPA-initiates-legal-proceedings-against-Orica_60360.html
April 17, 2014
DSM says that it is in exclusive discussions with Aland Nutraceutical (Jingjiang, China), a worldwide producer of vitamin C, to aquire the latter company. The discussions may result in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/DSM-in-discussions-to-buy-Chinas-Aland-Nutraceutical_60361.html
April 17, 2014
Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK), the potash export cartel owned jointly by Agrium, Mosaic, and PotashCorp; and potash producer Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) separately signed major potash-supply contracts with Indian customers in early April....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/asia_pacific/Canpotex-Uralkali-sign-major-potash-supply-deals-with-India_60362.html
April 17, 2014
BioConsortia (Davis, CA), an agricultural biotechnology company that discovers and develops microbial consortia for crop improvement, has raised $15 million in its Series B funding round. Khosla Ventures (Menlo Park, CA), an existing investor; and new investor Otter Capital (Palo Alto, CA) participated equally....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Ag-biotech-firm-BioConsortia-raises-$15-million-in-funding_60388.html
April 17, 2014
PotashCorp says that its board has appointed Jochen Tilk as president and CEO, effective 1 July. He succeeds Bill Doyle, who will remain a senior adviser with the company through June...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/PotashCorp-names-next-CEO_60389.html
April 17, 2014
Linde has completed construction of a 575-m.t./day nitrogen liquefier at its Delta, OH, air separation plant to support increased demand in the Ohio and Midwestern markets, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Linde-brings-nitrogen-liquefier-online-at-Ohio-plant_60412.html
April 17, 2014
The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) shows that worldwide emissions of greenhouse gases have risen to unprecedented levels despite a growing number of policies to reduce climate change....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Latest-IPCC-report-Rise-in-GHG-emissions-must-stop_60413.html
April 17, 2014
Ashland and Clariant say that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell their foundry chemicals joint venture, ASK Chemicals (Hilden, Germany), to investment funds affiliated with Rhône, a London- and New York–based private equity investment firm....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Ashland-Clariant-sell-foundry-chemicals-JV-to-equity-firm_60394.html
April 17, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has agreed to acquire flavors and nutrition ingredients maker Diana Group (Vannes, France) from private equity firm Ardian (Paris) for €1.3 billion ($1.8 billion). The deal is expected to close in the third quarter....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Symrise-buys-flavors-firm-Diana-Group-for-$1-8-billion_60395.html
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