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European plastics industry concerned about plastic bag bans

The European plastics industry has expressed concerns over plans to limit the use of plastic bags across the European Union, suggesting that the move might have a negative impact on trade in packaged goods in Europe.
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Japan's Otsuka to acquire Avanir Pharmaceuticals for $3.5 billion

The Japanese company said on Tuesday that this acquisition would strengthen its business in the area of neurological conditions.
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Fuel leak discovered at Mobil refinery in Australia

Mobil shut down a high-pressure pipeline at its Altona refinery in Australia early on Friday morning after a gas leak.
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BOC opens LNG plant in Queensland

Gases, chemicals and equipment supplier BOC opened a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing plant in southern Queensland, Australia, on Dec. 2.
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Researchers in Belgium turn sawdust into gasoline

A new chemical process developed at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis converts the cellulose in sawdust into hydrocarbon chains.
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Seven in 10 supermarket chickens contaminated with campylobacter, UK survey shows

Supermarkets and food producers in the United Kingdom have faced criticism after it emerged that more than seven in 10 fresh chickens on sale across the country are contaminated with campylobacter.
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Gas flows to Ghana processing plant despite concerns

Natural gas has started flowing to a new gas processing plant in Ghana, despite safety concerns being raised by the country's Energy Commission (EC).
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Asian Development Bank finances rural wastewater infrastructure projects in China

The development bank has entered into a facility agreement with water and wastewater treatment solutions provider Sound Global Ltd. to improve rural wastewater management through the use of innovative technologies.
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Ineos plans $1 billion investment in UK shale gas exploration

Chemicals company Ineos said on Thursday that it is planning to invest $1 billion in shale gas exploration and appraisal in the United Kingdom.
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Meat processor JBS Australia to acquire Primo Group for $1.25 billion

JBS Australia, the largest meat processing company in Australia, has agreed to acquire Primo Group, the largest ham, bacon and small meat products producer in Australia and New Zealand.
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