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Versalis cuts its losses on higher margins, restructuring
ENI (Rome) has announced that its chemicals subsidiary Versalis narrowed its net loss to €58.0 million ($66.1 million) in the fourth quarter of 2014 from €116 million in the corresponding quarter of 2013. Versalis's sales declined 11%...

Italian companies to collaborate in green production of levulinic acid
Bio-on and Eridania Sadam, both headquartered at Bologna, Italy, have announced that they will work together on defining and optimizing the production of levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid), a key molecule “for the sustainable and low-impact future of...

Versalis restarts Porto Marghera cracker, starts supplying Shell
ENI (Rome) has confirmed to CW that its chemical subsidiary, Versalis (Milan), has restarted its 490,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy and that the cracker is supplying olefins to Shell Chemicals. "We can confirm that the plant is...

Matrica signs agroindustrial supply chain agreement
Matrica (Novara, Italy), a 50-50 joint venture between Novamont (Novara) and Versalis (Milan), has signed an agreement with  Coldiretti (Roma) and Consorzi Agrari d’Italia, for the creation of innovative agroindustrial chains to create short-chain...

EFSA: Bisphenol A exposure does not pose a health risk for consumers
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has completed its comprehensive re-evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and toxicity. EFSA concludes that “BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group at current exposure...

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