THE EPOXY BLOG

European Propylene Falls

MOSCOW (MRC)–The  Europe propylene contract price  was agreed down €10/tonne in November, however, practically all European producers announced a roll-over of October export polypropylene (PP) prices for November shipments to the CIS markets,

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REACH, Protectionism at its Best IMHO

U.K. Chemical Makers Face ‘Cliff Edge’ on Trade After Brexit

Andrew Noël, Bloomberg News

Toluene diisocyanate (TDI) storage tanks stand at the Covestro AG chemical park in Dormagen, Germany, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Bayer AG sold its remaining stake in Covestro, raising 2.2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) as the German drugmaker closes in on the planned $66 billion purchase of genetically modified seeds supplier Monsanto Co.

Toluene diisocyanate (TDI) storage tanks stand at the Covestro AG chemical park in Dormagen,

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Olin Q3 Results

Olin Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings
Mon October 29, 2018 5:11 PM|PR Newswire|About: OLN

Q3: 10-29-18 Earnings Summary

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BASF in Dubai

BASF inaugurates regional development laboratory at Dubai Science Park

Dubai Science Park becomes home to one of eight BASF Construction Chemicals global development laboratories

BASF inaugurates regional development laboratory at Dubai Science Park

Press Release

  • BASF Construction Chemicals seeks to expand its R&D infrastructure regionally with a focus on new technologies to improve the performance of concrete and construction materials
  • This opening confirms the willingness of BASF’s Construction Chemicals division to grow its business through investing in innovation and into the Middle East 

Dubai-UAE:– BASF’s Construction Chemicals division today launched a new regional competence center,

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BASF Q3 Results

BASF Group increases sales – earnings below prior-year quarter

  • Sales grow to €15.6 billion (plus 8%), largely driven by higher sales prices in all segments (plus 6%) as well as higher volumes (plus 2%)
  • EBIT before special items of €1.5 billion (minus 14%),

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Epoxy Update

US October epoxy subdued despite ongoing turnaround
23 October 2018 21:52 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–The fourth quarter has started on a quiet note for the US epoxy markets,

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Rhine River Issues

Record-low Rhine levels bring widespread disruption across energy and commodities

London — Critically low water levels on the River Rhine,

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