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July 30, 2007
The European Commission has launched legal charges against 16 European Union (EU) member states for failing to liberalize their national energy markets in accordance with an EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Brussels-Moves-to-Force-Open-EU-Energy-Markets_5300.html
July 30, 2007
Stepan says it expects to post a loss of $5 million-$6 million in the fourth quarter, due mostly to “lower margins combined with unplanned plant operating costs,” says F...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Stepan-Expects-Fourth-Quarter-Loss_5297.html
July 30, 2007
Rohm and Haas (R&H) says it expects fourth-quarter earnings from continuing operations to be 75 cts–79 cts/share, excluding restructuring charges. The consensus of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/R-and-H-Announces-Earnings-Estimates-Lays-Off-200-Employees-in-North-America_5295.html
July 30, 2007
Monsanto reported net income for its fiscal first quarter ended November 30, 2006 of $90 million (16 cts/share), up 53% over the year-ago quarter, and beating analysts’ estimates...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Favorable-Tax-Rate-Lifts-Monsantos-Earnings_5292.html
July 26, 2007
DSM says it will build an engineering plastics compounding plant in India. The plant will be located in the Ranjangaon MIDC industrial zone about 60 km from Pune. DSM says that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/DSM-Plans-Compounding-Plant-in-India_6006.html
July 26, 2007
The CW75 Index slipped less than 1% for the week ending March 28. The Morgan Stanley global composite index was flat, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell by 1.2%. Basic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/cw75-stock-performance_6032.html
July 25, 2007
Senators Mary Landrieu (D., LA) and Representative John Peterson (R., PA) say lawmakers on the House and Senate energy committees will consider drafting legislation this year to open...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Congress-to-Consider-Second-OCS-Bill_5516.html
July 25, 2007
Prices U.S.: Caustic soda: $360-365/ton fob, April contracts; $320-$340/ton fob, spot. Chlorine: $310-335/ton del, first-quarter contracts; $300-310/ton fob, spot EUROPE: Caustic soda...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Chlor-Alkali_6134.html
July 25, 2007
The Surface Transportation Board (STB; Washington) has issued a final rule declaring it an “unreasonable” practice for railroads to compute fuel surcharges that do not...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/STB-Bars-Misleading-Fuel-Surcharges_5497.html
July 25, 2007
Revolymer (Wales, UK), a University of Bristol (Bristol, UK) spin-out company, says it has burst the bubble on how to make chewing gums that do not stick to shoe soles and other...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Chewing-Gum-to-Become-Less-Tacky_5492.html
July 25, 2007
It is the chemicals—and not just the craftsmanship—that give the Stradivarius violin its “pristine” sound, say researchers led by Joseph Nagyvary, professor at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Chemicals-Secret-of-the-Strads-Brilliant-Sound_5491.html
July 25, 2007
Angela Wollenburg has been appointed manufacturing services representative for Ashland Casting Solutions. Angela Wollenburg Unilever has appointed Michael Treschow chairman, beginning...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/key-changes_5489.html
July 25, 2007
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) has recommended that the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) withdraw a proposal that would have overhauled how federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Science-Panel-Tells-OMB-to-Withdraw-Risk-Guideines_5486.html
July 25, 2007
Major soaps and detergents producers say they cleaned up last year largely because of successful product price increases that helped to offset higher energy and raw material costs...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Soaps-and-Detergents_5469.html
July 25, 2007
Europe’s chemical distribution sector faces a variety of issues and challenges in the coming years. They include globalization, industry consolidation, and the growing presence...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/FECC-2007-Overcoming-Challenges_6919.html
July 25, 2007
Ambani: IPCL posts earnings gain. Indian Petrochemicals (IPCL; Vadodara) reported earnings up 40%, to $91.2 million, for its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2006. Sales were up...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Indian-Petrochemicals-Reports-Gain_5431.html
July 25, 2007
P&G Chemicals says that Feixiang Chemicals (Zhangjiagang) Co. Ltd. (Zhangjiagang City, China), with whom P&G has a supply and marketing agreement, has increased capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/P-and-G-Chemicals-Expands-Amines-Capacity-Via-Partnership_5427.html
July 25, 2007
PPG Industries says it has acquired the architectural and industrial coatings business of Renner Sayerlack (Gravatai, Brazil). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but analysts...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/PPG-Buys-Paintmaker-in-Brazil-as-Acquisition-Spree-Continues_5426.html
July 25, 2007
Chemical shippers will continue to have a rough ride on all modes of transport this year, as fuel costs are high and capacity remains tight. Several carriers have announced new fuel...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Rough-Ride-for-Shippers-Amid-High-Rates-Tight-Capacity_5424.html
July 25, 2007
Four organizations representing survivors of the December 1984 Bhopal gas disaster have condemned an offer to the Indian government by Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group (Mumbai)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Tata-Boss-Proposes-Cleanup-of-Bhopal-Site-Survivors-Protest_5415.html
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