Stavrolen stopped the production of polyethylene and polypropylene

Stavrolen, a major producer of polyolefins in the Russian Federation, has stopped the production of low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) in Budennovsk for scheduled repairs, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. According to the company’s customers, from September 6, Stavrolen stopped the production of HDPE and PP for a long and planned preventive repair. […]

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Karpatneftekhim lowered September HDPE prices for the Ukrainian market

The largest petrochemical plant in Ukraine – Karpatneftekhim (Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region) – announced a reduction in the price of low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) for supplies to the domestic market in September, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. So, the decrease in September quotes of the company’s IPA amounted to USD48 per tonne compared with the level […]

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AUCHAN turns from plastic bags

AUCHAN Retail Russia is testing a complete rejection of plastic bags. The first hypermarkets, at the cash desks of which they completely refused to sell plastic packaging, were AUCHAN Tyumen and AUCHAN City Zvezdny. AUCHAN Retail Russia is launching a number of environmental initiatives aimed at the complete rejection of plastic bags in chain stores. […]

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Lanxess has created a new adhesive prepolymer

Special chemistry concern Lanxess AG has created a new prepolymer for adhesives, the company said. Isocyanate prepolymers are substances with a low free monomer content of less than 0.1 mass. % free MDI. This property allows the new product to meet more stringent regulatory requirements. The product also improves the technical characteristics of adhesives. Ronald […]

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Rental and environmental tax administration

On Wednesday, August 28, a press conference on the topic “Administration of rental fees and environmental tax” was held at the press center of IA Most-Dnepr The press conference was attended by: – Yulia Kirpa, Head of the environmental tax administration and rental payments department for the management of taxes and fees from legal entities […]

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