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December 5, 2013
Dow Chemical is carving out a $5-billion/year chunk of its chlorine value chain for disposal as part of the company’s long-term shift to higher-margin, noncyclical activities, the company announced on 2 December....
December 5, 2013
Rockwood Holdings has entered into a joint venture with Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group (Tianqi; Chengdu), China’s leading lithium company, giving Tianqi a 51% stake and Rockwood a...
November 29, 2013
German trade union IG BCE (Hanover), representing workers in the chemical, mining, and energy sectors, has called for a pay rise of 5.5% ahead of the forthcoming round of pay...
November 18, 2013
The European Union and the United States have concluded the second round of week-long negotiations for the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP). "Significant...
November 15, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its member state committee (MSC) has agreed that the agency should request further information on six substances. The MSC...
November 14, 2013
A large majority—77%— of executives in Germany are in favor of the country's Energiewende, or energy transition, according to a survey conducted by chemical industry...
November 13, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has received seven applications for authorization for uses of bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) under...
November 7, 2013
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into plans by Solvay and Ineos to merge their chlorovinyls activities in Europe into a 50-50 joint venture. The commission...
November 7, 2013
Third-quarter results at US basic and diversified firms continued to benefit from access to cost-advantaged feedstocks and stabilizing global economic growth. Certain segments remained...
October 25, 2013
DuPont announced on 24 October that it will spin off its performance chemicals segment to shareholders through a tax-free spin-off. The business includes titanium dioxide...
October 25, 2013
Commodity and diversified chemical makers posted stronger third earnings as increased efficiency and cost savings offset subdued demand. Dow Chemical posted a nearly 20% gain in profit...
October 10, 2013
Oman Oil Co. (OOC; Muscat) has reached a deal to acquire Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) from private equity owners Advent International (Boston). Financial details have not been disclosed...
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