Chemicals (TRBC)

China’s approval of DowDuPont soy poses challenge to Bayer

China’s approval of DowDuPont soy poses challenge to Bayer

Published 09/01/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - China’s approval of imports of a DowDuPont Inc (DWDP.N) genetically modified soybean puts rival Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) on the defensive, investors and [more…]

South Africans make bricks from human urine

South Africans make bricks from human urine

Published 02/11/2018

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African researchers say they have made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria, which could [more…]

Volvo halts Iran truck assembly due to U.S. sanctions

Volvo halts Iran truck assembly due to U.S. sanctions

Published 24/09/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo has stopped assembling trucks in Iran because U.S. sanctions are preventing it from being paid, a spokesman for [more…]

Hengli’s high-tech petroleum complex breathes down PetroChina’s neck

Hengli’s high-tech petroleum complex breathes down PetroChina’s neck

Published 10/09/2018

DALIAN, China (Reuters) - On reclaimed land on the island of Changxin near the port of Dalian, workers are putting the finishing touches on a [more…]

China’s July industrial profit growth cools for third straight month

China’s July industrial profit growth cools for third straight month

Published 27/08/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Profit growth for China’s industrial firms slowed for a third straight month in July, in a further indication that demand in the [more…]

U.S. court orders Trump administration to enforce chemical safety rule

U.S. court orders Trump administration to enforce chemical safety rule

Published 18/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to [more…]

West and Russia square off for fight over empowering chemical…

West and Russia square off for fight over empowering chemical…

Published 26/06/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Britain, which has condemned Russia over the nerve agent poisoning of an ex-spy, is pushing to give more teeth to the [more…]

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Published 07/06/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Plastic waste and toxic chemicals found in remote parts of the Antarctic this year add to evidence that pollution is spreading to [more…]

‘Buy now or wait?’, Italian sell-off lures back investors

‘Buy now or wait?’, Italian sell-off lures back investors

Published 31/05/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Some European and U.S. fund managers are stepping back into Italian equities after fresh angst about a break from the euro zone [more…]

Chemicals boss Ratcliffe tops Sunday Times Rich List

Chemicals boss Ratcliffe tops Sunday Times Rich List

Published 12/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Jim Ratcliffe, the founder and boss of chemical giant Ineos, is the richest man in the United Kingdom, according to the Sunday [more…]