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British Airways and US firm join forces in waste-to-jet fuel project
Solena Fuels (Washington), in partnership with British Airways, has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel, British Airways says. The chosen location for the project is the Thames Enterprise Park, part...

Glaxo and Novartis announce major three-part business transaction
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced a major, three-part transaction with Novartis involving its consumer health-care, vaccines, and oncology businesses. GSK and Novartis, as part of the transaction, will create a new, world-leading consumer health-care...

Pfizer eyes AstraZeneca for a reported $100 billion
UK press over the weekend said that Pfizer has made initial approaches to acquire AstraZeneca for £60 billion ($101 billion) in the world’s largest pharma acquisition. Both companies declined to comment on the report, which appears in The Sunday...

Nylon demand improves in Europe, tracking automotive growth
Western European demand for fiber-grade nylon chip improved in the first quarter of 2014, and volumes grew by 2–4% from the same period last year, according to IHS Chemical's latest Market Advisory Service: Global Nylon Fibers &...

Graphene NanoChem and Emery Oleochemicals form JV to develop enhanced specialty chemical additives
Platinum NanoChem (Kuala Lumpur), a wholly owned subsidiary of Graphene NanoChem (Kuala Lumpur), has signed an agreement for a joint venture collaboration with Emery Advanced Materials, a subsidiary of Emery Oleochemicals (Selangor, Malaysia), focused on...

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