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October 1, 2015
The European Union’s competitiveness council, made up of Europe’s ministers of economic affairs, has held an informal debate, with the participation of representatives from...
September 29, 2015
Germany’s federal state secretary, Jochen Flasbarth, has called for a strengthening of international efforts better protect people and the environment from the effects of...
September 28, 2015
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has released a set of 11 recommendations related to endocrine disruptors. The organization’s “Principles for...
September 28, 2015
Altivia Petrochemicals (Houston) has finalized an agreement to acquire all of Haverhill Chemicals’ (Houston) phenol, acetone, alpha-methylstyrene (AMS), and bisphenol A (BPA) assets...
September 28, 2015
ACC’s chemical activity barometer (CAB), a leading indicator of economic activity, fell 0.4% in September, following a revised 0.2% decline in August. “Business activity cooled off in September,” says ACC chief economist Kevin Swift...
September 28, 2015
DuPont has named Timothy Glenn as president of its crop protection unit, effective 1 October. Glenn, who will work under executive v.p James Borel, is replacing Rik Miller, who is...
September 28, 2015
Calumet Specialty Products Partners (Indianapolis) has selected industry veteran Timothy Go as its next CEO, effective 1 January 2016. Go was most recently the v.p./operations at Flint...
September 28, 2015
The US September propylene contract fell 3 cts/lb on the back of ample supply and weak crude futures, putting the polymer-grade propylene contract at 30.0 cts/lb and the chemical-grade...
September 28, 2015
Syngenta has received EPA approval for Orondis, a new fungicide. First sales are expected in 2016. Orondis has a peak sales potential of more than $150 million. Launches in several...
September 28, 2015
Sabic’s 195,000-m.t./year cyclohexane unit at Wilton, UK, will close at the start of 2017 because a change in the feedslate of the accompanying steam cracker will end benzene...
September 28, 2015
Yara International says that it has signed a nonbinding heads of terms to sell its carbon dioxide (CO2) business in Europe to Praxair for €218.0 million ($244.2 million). The sale includes Yara’s 34% stake in the Yara Praxair Holding joint venture, which Praxair is buying for an estimated €94 million....
September 28, 2015
Flavors and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan (Vernier, Switzerland) says it has acquired 100% of the shares of Induchem Holding (Volketswil, Switzerland) and its subsidiaries. Induchem...
September 28, 2015
Zeon Chemicals’ Europe arm has completed consulting with its employees over the previously announced closure of the company’s nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) plant at Barry, UK, and...
September 28, 2015
JBF Industries (Mumbai), a leading producer of polyester, has agreed with investment firm KKR for KKR will invest $150 million in JBF Group, an entity that includes JBF’s...
September 28, 2015
Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) has put a $170-million neodymium-polybutadiene (Nd-PBR) rubber project at Triunfo, Brazil, on hold owing to uncertainty surrounding the availability of...
September 28, 2015
Total has hired CB&I to provide its proprietary ethylene technology and front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for a $2-billion, 1-million m.t./year ethane-fed steam...
September 28, 2015
H.B. Fuller reports that net income for its fiscal third quarter, ended 30 August, increased more than sixfold, to $26.8 million. Special charges and nonrecurring items were...
September 28, 2015
The European Commission has given unconditional clearance to Royal Dutch Shell’s £47.0-billion ($71.4 billion) acquisition of gas company BG Group (Reading, UK). The proposed deal...
September 28, 2015
The Indian government has announced plans to divest a 10% stake in Indian Oil (New Delhi), the country’s largest enterprise. The government is selling 242.7 million shares through an...
September 25, 2015
On the eve of the fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM), scheduling to commence in Geneva on 28 September, the International Council of Chemical...
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