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July 7, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) says its Canadian joint venture subsidiary with Mitsui & Co. has secured a C$7.0-million ($6.6 million) grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BioAmber-wins-grant_62278.html
July 7, 2014
Monsanto has announced that it is issuing $4.5 billion in senior bonds in several tranches, with a variety of maturity dates and interest rates. The largest tranche is worth $1.0...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Monsanto-issues-debt_62279.html
July 7, 2014
Olin says it is refinancing its 8.875% senior bonds due in 2019 using an existing $265-million senior revolving credit facility and a delayed drawdown term loan to pay down the debt...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Olin-refinances-debt_62280.html
July 7, 2014
Omnova reports fiscal second-quarter earnings up 17.2% year-on-year (YOY), to $3.4 million, or 7 cts/share, on sales down 1.6%, to $266.4 million. Adjusted earnings from continuing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Omnova-net-income-up_62281.html
July 7, 2014
EPA released its final risk assessment for trichloroethylene (TCE)—the first such assessment to be completed as part of the agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EPA-issues-final-risk-assessment-for-TCE_62282.html
July 7, 2014
Vopak says it plans to divest about 15 tank storage terminals, primarily smaller terminals, that together contribute about 4% of group Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Vopak-to-divest-about-15-tank-terminals_62283.html
July 7, 2014
Esso Belgium, a division of ExxonMobil, has announced plans to install a new delayed coker unit at the company’s 320,000-bbl/day Antwerp refinery to convert heavy, higher-sulfur...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ExxonMobil-to-invest-$1-billion-at-Antwerp-refinery_62284.html
July 7, 2014
Borealis Chimie (Paris), a Borealis subsidiary, has divested its stakes in a urea plant at Le Havre, France; and in a related ammonia storage facility at nearby Gonfreville, France, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Yara-buys-Borealis-out-of-urea-plant-in-France_62285.html
July 7, 2014
IMCD Group (Rotterdam) priced its initial public offering at €21/ordinary share ($28.56)—the middle of the previously announced price range. The company says that the IPO was...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IMCD-shares-debut_62286.html
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
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