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July 7, 2014
Merck KGaA says that all remaining shares of AZ Electronic Materials were transferred to Merck on 2 July after Merck exercised a compulsory squeeze-out. Merck previously held 99.84% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Merck-squeeze-out_62287.html
July 7, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals Agro (Tokyo), the agricultural chemicals subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals; and BASF have signed an exclusive worldwide development and license agreement for a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-Mitsui-pact_62288.html
July 4, 2014
A public consultation on potential candidates for substitution of carbendazim has been opened by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki). Potential candidates for substitution...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-of-carbendazim_62253.html
July 3, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has secured financing for its €1.3 billion ($1.78 billion) acquisition of the Diana Group by issuing a bond for €500 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Symrise-secures-financing-for-Diana-acquisition-through-$680-million-bond-issue_62249.html
July 2, 2014
The committees for risk assessment (RAC) and socioeconomic (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) have adopted opinions on applications for authorization of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-approves-specific-uses-of-DEHP-DBP-under-Reach_62214.html
July 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new substances of very high concern (SVHC) have been added to the registry of intentions, under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Four-phthalates-added-to-registry-of-intentions-as-SVHCs-under-Reach_62216.html
July 2, 2014
Biochemical company METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) and SK Chemicals (Seoul) say that they have signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement to manufacture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/SK-Chemicals-and-Metex-sign-exclusive-deal-for-bio-PDO_62209.html
July 1, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has confirmed that acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups. EFSA...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Acrylamide-is-a-public-health-concern-according-to-EFSA-draft_62191.html
July 1, 2014
The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT; Brussels) says in a recently published report that Europe needs to take “strategic decisions to set the region on a path of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Report-Europe-needs-to-address-industrial-competitiveness-or-risk-further-erosion_62190.html
July 1, 2014
Cefic says in its latest chemicals trends report that output of chemicals in the European Union increased again in April, continuing the trend of year-on-year (YOY) growth that began...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-chemical-output-increases-for-eighth-month-in-a-row_62156.html
June 27, 2014
Farms and Families of North America Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP; Saskatoon, SK), an alliance of farmers designed to build a nitrogen fertilizer plant, announced on 20 June...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Farmers-organization-plans-site-for-nitrogen-plant_62103.html
June 27, 2014
Oneok Partners’ (Tulsa, OK) 75,000-bbl/day natural gas liquids (NGLs) fractionator, now under construction at Mont Belvieu, TX, has received a Greenhouse Gas Prevention of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Oneok-gets-air-permit-for-NGL-fractionator_62104.html
June 27, 2014
Huntsman announced on 20 June that an unplanned manufacturing disruption at its Port Neches, TX, propylene oxide (PO) and methyl tert butyl ether (MTBE) facility will reduce its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Huntsman-disruption_62105.html
June 27, 2014
PPG says it will spend $40 million to expand a coating resins facility near São Paulo. The expansion will add 65,000 sq ft to the facility, which makes resins for electrocoat...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/PPG-expands-plant_62106.html
June 27, 2014
Bock: Industry recovery is volatile. Cefic says that the output of chemicals excluding pharmaceuticals in the European Union will grow 2.0% this year on the back of rising industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Cefic-upgrades-EU-output-forecast_62091.html
June 27, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) and its main shareholder, private equity firm Bain Capital, say they have decided, because of “significant demand,” to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IMCD-increases-number-of-shares-offered-in-IPO_62092.html
June 27, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added four substances to the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC), which now contains 155 substances...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-adds-four-substances-to-Reach-candidate-list_62093.html
June 27, 2014
A green chemistry complex has been inaugurated at Porto Torres, Italy, by Matrìca, a 50-50 joint venture between Versalis (Milan), ENI’s chemicals subsidiary; and Novamont (Novara...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Versalis-JV-commissions-green-chemistry-complex_62094.html
June 27, 2014
Odfjell has agreed with investment firms Breakwater Capital and Oak Hill Advisors to form a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and ethylene shipping joint venture. Odfjell, meanwhile, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Odfjell-forms-JV_62095.html
June 27, 2014
OMV (Vienna) has started up a butadiene expansion at the company’s Schwechat, Austria, refinery and petrochemical complex. Butadiene capacity was increased by 30%, to 60,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/OMV-butadiene-hike_62096.html
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