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April 28, 2016
Anglo American (London), one of the largest mining businesses currently in the process of major restructuring, announced on Thursday that it has reached an agreement with China...
April 28, 2016
Dow Chemical reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings as stronger volumes and lower costs more than offset sharp pricing declines. Reported operating earnings were 89 cts/share, up 6% YOY, and 7% above analyst estimates....
April 28, 2016
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), the leading producer of poletheretherketone (PEEK), said on Thursday that it has entered into a consent decree with the US Federal Trade Commission...
April 28, 2016
Asahi Kasei says that its wholly owned Asahi Kasei Plastics North America (Fowlerville, MI) subsidiary held an opening ceremony on 26 April for its previously announced new plastics...
April 27, 2016
Quaker Chemical (Conshohocken, PA) reports net income of $13.3 million for the first quarter, up 20.5% year-over-year (YOY) from $10.6 million. Net sales decreased 1.8 % YOY to $178...
April 27, 2016
Despite a small uptick in US benzene spot prices this week, the US May benzene contract is expected to decline, following stable to weaker spot prices for much of April. The stable benzene market came alongside volatility in energy during the month and a drop in demand from downstream sectors. But overall, the US benzene market is still long, which is also expected to factor in a lower settlement....
April 27, 2016
The Chemical Industry Labor-Management Committee (CILMC), an alliance between the chemical industry and organized construction labor, was introduced to members of Congress at an event...
April 27, 2016
Praxair said Wednesday that it investing $100 million at its Geismar, LA facility to expand its carbon monoxide production and support growing customer demand in the region. The...
April 27, 2016
US nonfuel-use propylene inventory continued its mid-April decline, as turnaround season remains in full swing for the olefins market. For the week that ended on 22 April, Energy Information Administration (EIA) data released on Wednesday showed inventory falling for a second consecutive week....
April 27, 2016
Ferro swung to a first-quarter net loss of $9.97 million, compared with a profit of $11.0 million in the year-ago quarter, due to a loss from discontinued operations. Income from...
April 27, 2016
During the week ended 23 April, chemical railcar traffic in North America totaled 43,123 carloads,  down 2.5% year-over-year (YOY) and down 3.0% from the previous week, according to data released on 27 April by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). However, chemical traffic continues to outperform, with volume for the year to-date increasing 0.7%, versus a 12.9% decline in all railcar traffic....
April 27, 2016
W.R. Grace reports a fiscal first quarter net loss of $2.9 million, compared with a net gain of $52.7 million in the year-ago quarter, on costs related to the 3 February spin-off of...
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