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April 17, 2015
Industry groups welcomed House draft legislation aimed at reforming US chemical management, with both ACC and Socma testifying on 14 April before the House Energy & Commerce...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Industry-expresses-support-for-House-TSCA-reform-bill-urges-prompt-action_69512.html
April 17, 2015
Nova Chemicals says that Todd Karran has been appointed president and CEO. Karran has been the acting CEO while maintaining his previous roles of senior v.p. and CFO since May 2014. He will remain CFO while the board searches for a replacement....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Nova-confirms-CEO_69513.html
April 17, 2015
Invista has launched P8, a technology platform that reduces the cost of manufacturing purified terephthalic acid (PTA), a polyester precursor, by up to $40/m.t., Invista says. P8...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Invista-launches-updates-PTA-technology-platform_69514.html
April 17, 2015
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) say that EPA has agreed to issue final rules implementing the federal Renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EPA-to-issue-2014-2015-RFS-rules-by-30-November_69515.html
April 17, 2015
Petrobras expects to release its delayed, audited financial results for the second half of 2014 as early as 22 April. The company has meanwhile clarified the possible sale of a stake...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Petrobras-clarifies-possible-Braskem-stake-sale_69516.html
April 17, 2015
Praxair has started up multiple oxygen plants to supply glass maker Nadir Figueiredo (São Paulo). The plants have a combined capacity in excess of 100...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Praxair-starts-up-Brazil-oxygen-plants_69517.html
April 17, 2015
Enterprise Products Partners has started a supplemental, binding, open commitment period to determine shipper demand for an incremental capacity addition to the Aegis ethane pipeline...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Aegis-pipeline-expansion_69518.html
April 17, 2015
Inbra Indústrias Químicas is planning a plastic and rubber additives manufacturing facility in Orangeburg County, SC. Inbra is investing $7–10 million to establish the facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/US-plasticizer-investment_69519.html
April 17, 2015
KBR has been awarded a reimbursable contract by Flint Hills Resources to modify and expand its Corpus Christi West, TX, refinery. KBR will provide construction management and direct...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/KBR-gets-refinery-job_69520.html
April 17, 2015
Halocarbon has named David Bacon its new CEO. Bacon was most recently president of LSP Products Group, a plumbing products and materials manufacturer. He had previously been general...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Halocarbon-names-CEO_69521.html
April 17, 2015
<p>Lenzing has announced the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Dolan (Kelheim, Germany) and Lenzing&rsquo;s 91.1% stake in European Carbon Fiber (Kelheim) to WHEB...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lenzing-sells-Dolan-stake-in-European-Carbon-Fiber_69560.html
April 16, 2015
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Germany in 2014 fell in comparison with those in the previous period for the first time in three years, the federal environment ministry (UBA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Germanys-greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-YOY-for-first-time-in-three-years_69476.html
April 16, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says that Harry Swan, its managing director, has been appointed to the governing board of Innovate UK, the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, formerly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Harry-Swan-appointed-to-governing-board-of-Innovate-UK_69468.html
April 15, 2015
The output of chemicals in the European Union rose by a paltry 0.2% in 2014, while sales fell 1.1% compared with the previous year because of lower prices, according to the latest...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-chemical-output-stagnant-in-2014-sales-fall-prices-plunge-confidence-slips_69400.html
April 15, 2015
The European Parliament’s voted today in support of an agreement struck by legislators. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and ministers moved closed to an agreement on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-Parliament-committee-agrees-on-plan-to-cut-use-of-traditional-biofuels-accelerate-shift-to-advanced-biofuels_69410.html
April 15, 2015
Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Technip's France arm to develop the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/METabolic-EXplorer-signs-MOU-with-Technip-to-develop-biobased-L-methionine_69434.html
April 15, 2015
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria), a producer man-made cellulosic fibers, has today announced the sale of its fully owned subsidiary Dolan (Kelheim, Germany) and its 91.1% stake in European...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lenzing-sells-Dolan-and-stake-in-European-Carbon-Fiber_69439.html
April 15, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it is expanding its production network with the opening of a new factory in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in April 2015. The plant will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Tikkurila-opens-plant-based-on-novel-production-concept-in-Kazakhstan_69436.html
April 14, 2015
Delo Industrial Adhesives (Windach, Germany), which produces adhesives and application technologies for a wide range of industries, says it achieved sales revenues of €74 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Delo-Industrial-Adhesives-reports-sales-grew-24-percent-in-2014-aims-to-increase-workforce-by-15-percent_69403.html
April 14, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published its annual overview on chemicals in food. The report is targeted at the general public and aims to give...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-publishes-annual-overview-for-general-public-on-chemicals-in-food_69412.html
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