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July 11, 2012
DuPont says the Global Food Security Index was launched yesterday by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU; London),which is part of the Economist Group. The index is exclusively...
October 27, 2011
Thomas: Plastics from CO2. Lohec: Pragmatic approach. Van Beurden: Big in biofuel. Hawkins: Collaboration is key. Leading chemical makers continue to save costs through...
September 6, 2011
European Commission vice president Antonio Tajani and Cefic president Georgio Squinzi, gave a joint press conference today to mark the opening of a four-day exhibition within the...
May 27, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
January 12, 2011
DSM BioSolutions, DSM’s microbial fermentation contract manufacturing business, has disclosed that it has secured a contract with BiAqua (Badhoevedorp, the Netherlands) to...
November 4, 2010
The European Commission has today proposed to ban phosphates and limit phosphorus-containing compounds in all domestic laundry detergents across the European Union (EU). If approved by...
August 27, 2010
AkzoNobel subsidiary Eka Chemicals has agreed to divest its water treatment chemicals production activities located at Vetlanda, Sweden, to Feralco Nordic (Helsingborg, Sweden), a...
August 12, 2010
Research by Iowa State University (ISU; Ames) shows that planting switchgrass in rotation with fertilized crops reduces levels of soil nitrates leached into waterways following heavy...
August 2, 2010
Two engineers at Stanford University have developed a cheaper, cleaner waste water treatment process which generates greenhouse gases (GHG) nitrous oxide and methane. These gases may...
May 20, 2010
EPA has issued a directive requiring BP to “identify and use a less toxic and more effective dispersant” to help break apart oil gushing from a broken BP well in the Gulf...
November 17, 2009
Leading polyolefins firms, including Borealis and Shell, have begun to look closely at the risk of water shortages affecting their polyolefins manufacturing chain.   About 80...
November 6, 2009
China’s Pearl River, the country’s third longest river, is being heavily polluted by discharges from a string of chemical factories and other industrial installations...
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