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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Oct. 5

2:55 PM MDT | October 5, 2012 | By VINCENT VALK

This Week on CW:
 
BASF is restructuring its construction chemicals division in Europe due to low demand. The restructuring could involve as many as 400 job cuts.
 
3M has acquired Ceradyne, a maker of ceramics for body armor and industrial applications, for $860 million.
 
Monsanto’s fourth-quarter loss widened as the company released 2013 guidance below expectations.
 
Budget officials in the US say that TSCA reform could cost chemical makers millions.
 
Around the Web:
 
A study from Norway finds that electric cars produce more greenhouse gas emissions than their conventional counterparts due to their reliance on coal-fired electricity, BBC News reports.
 
A columnist in Reuters addresses the super-wealthy who feel neglected by the Obama administration.



Comments (1) for Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Oct. 5
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pbte old papers chemicals 2nd year 2012
Posted by fahim on Sunday, October 7, 2012 @ 12:29 AM










 
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