• August’s top news stories

    The European Commission (EC) granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between Linde and Praxair, and Petrobras planned to scrap its plans to divest stakes in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem....

  • July’s top news stories

    Advanced materials and speciality chemicals company Solvay started constructing a new manufacturing plant to increase resin mixing capacity; and AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals started design works for its second expansion phase...