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January 31, 2014
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) says its sales for the fourth quarter 2013 were SF 75.4 million ($83.9 million), compared with SF 63.9 million in the year-ago quarter, an...
January 29, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested more information from stakeholders on a proposed restriction of 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone, or N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP)...
January 28, 2014
The European Union and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), including the United States and China, have pledged to launch negotiations within the WTO to...
January 24, 2014
Freedom Industries has filed for bankruptcy a week after a leak at one of its tanks containing 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) forced a water ban in nine West Vriginia counties surrounding Charleston, WV—the state’s largest city....
January 24, 2014
Germany's energy-intensive industries association EID (Berlin) has strongly criticized the planned provisions for the self-generation of electricity, as laid out by the federal...
January 24, 2014
The fraction of renewable energy in the global energy mix could be increased to 30% or more by 2030, double the level today, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; Abu...
January 24, 2014
Brazil incurred a trade deficit for chemcial products of about $32 billion during 2013, up 13.6% from the prior year, according to figures released by Abiquim (São Paulo), the...
January 24, 2014
Chemtura has filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of California at Sacramento seeking to overturn California’s new fire-safety standard for upholstered furniture. The standard...
January 24, 2014
Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) along with trade-related issues top the regulatory concerns for Socma this year, officials said at the Informex trade show, which ran 21–24 January at Miami....
January 24, 2014
Agrium lowered fourth-quarter projections on 21 January, saying operating earnings are expected to be at the bottom of a previously announced range of 80 cts–$1.25/share....
January 24, 2014
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City) has announced the acquisition of Agro Nitrogenados’ urea manufacturing asset, which Pemex plans to reactivate and revamp. The...
January 24, 2014
Production has started at Petroquímica de Venezuela’s (Pequiven; Valencia, Venezuela) 1,800-m.t./day ammonia plant at the Morón petrochemical complex in Carabobo...
January 24, 2014
Novozymes (Bagsvaerd, Denmark) says it met or exceeded all of its financial targets in 2013 following a strong fourth quarter. Organic sales growth in 2013 was 7.0%, Ebit grew by 6.0%...
January 24, 2014
Sabic reports a 5.7% increase in fourth-quarter 2013 net profit, to 6.16 billion Saudi riyals ($1.64 billion)....
January 24, 2014
The European Commission says it has “adopted a recommendation aimed at ensuring that proper environmental and climate safeguards are in place for fracking....
January 24, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) says that its Uralkali Trading subsidiary has reached an agreement on potash deliveries to China in the first half of 2014 at $305/m.t. cfr. The price is...
January 24, 2014
Connell Brothers (San Francisco), a division of Wilbur-Ellis (San Francisco), says that its Connell Brothers Australasia (Brisbane, Australia) subsidiary has acquired the business of...
January 24, 2014
Total says Chinese authorities have given it the go-ahead to proceed with a coal-to-olefins joint venture with China Power Investment (CPI; Beijing) in the autonomous region of Inner...
January 24, 2014
Reliance Industries says net profits for its fiscal third quarter, ended 31 December 2013, increased 0.2% compared with the same period of the previous year, to about 55.11 billion Indian rupees ($892 million)....
January 24, 2014
Jack Golsen, chairman and CEO of LSB Industries, has issued an open letter to shareholders defending the company’s business strategy against criticism from shareholder Engine...
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