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May 15, 2015
North America's styrene market is expected to be oversupplied in the second half of 2015 as styrene plant turnarounds come to an end in June, according to IHS Chemical director David...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/North-Americas-styrene-market-expected-to-swing-to-oversupply-in-second-half-of-2015_70439.html
May 15, 2015
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has cited DuPont for 11 safety violations and fined the company $99,000 after investigating a methyl mercaptan leak that killed four employees at DuPont’s La Porte, TX, facility in November 2014....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/DuPont-fined-$99000-for-fatal-La-Porte-mercaptan-release_70440.html
May 15, 2015
Cefic and the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU; Brussels) hosted a joint event this week on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Cefic-EU-and-US-industry-have-a-responsibility-to-speak-up-in-support-of-TTIP_70434.html
May 15, 2015
Speculation is growing that Monsanto could soon return with a sweetened offer for Syngenta after lining up buyers for large parts of Syngenta’s seeds business, especially in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Reports-Monsanto-seeks-buyers-for-Syngentas-US-seeds-business-to-meet-antitrust-concerns_70432.html
May 15, 2015
Invista said this week that the force majeure on adiponitrile (ADN) and hexamethylene diamine (HMD) was still in effect, as its Victoria, TX, facility was still in the process of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Invista-force-majeure-still-in-place-at-Texas-ADN-plant_70423.html
May 14, 2015
Braskem reported net income of $204 million reais ($66.8 million) for the first quarter, down by almost a half from R$396 million in the corresponding period of last year. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskems-first-quarter-net-income-falls-by-almost-half_70182.html
May 14, 2015
Williams (Tulsa, OK) is to acquire Williams Partners in an all-stock-for-unit transaction valued at $13.8 billion. The two companies expect the deal to close in the fall of 2015 after regulatory and shareholder approval. Williams Partners will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Williams-Williams-Partners-to-merge-in-$13-8-billion-deal_70410.html
May 14, 2015
Albemarle says that its Chemetall surface treatment business unit has acquired the business of Chemal (Hamm, Germany). Chemal, which was founded in 1975, specializes in research and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Albemarles-Chemetall-unit-acquires-aluminum-finishing-business-in-Germany_70408.html
May 14, 2015
Rare Earth Minerals (REM; London) has announced an updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) for the Sonora lithium project in northern Mexico, which indicates that the combined project...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/mexico/Rare-Earth-Minerals-says-Sonora-lithium-resources-more-than-double-previous-estimates_70405.html
May 13, 2015
Mosaic announced on Wednesday that its board of directors has elected James (Joc) O'Rourke, currently executive v.p./operations and COO, to succeed James Prokopanko as president and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Mosaic-appoints-new-president-and-CEO_70392.html
May 13, 2015
New personal-care product textures and sensory experiences, as well as sustainability and product safety initiatives, took center stage at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists'...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Suppliers-Day-2015-New-textures-drive-development-as-growth-prospects-are-strong_70391.html
May 13, 2015
Biopolymers firm Metabolix (Cambridge, MA)  reports a first-quarter net loss of $5.8 million, compared with a net loss of $8.2 million in the year-ago quarter. Sales increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Metabolix-narrows-loss_70390.html
May 13, 2015
CB&I said on Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract by NextDecade for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) and engineering, procurement and construction contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-for-LNG-export-project-in-Texas_70389.html
May 13, 2015
During the week ended 9 May, chemical railcar traffic in North America increased slightly year-over-year (YOY) despite sequential declines in the United States and Canada. For all of North America, chemical railcar traffic during the week totaled 44,144 carloads, down 2.8% from the previous week, but up 0.4 % YOY, according to data released on 13 May by the Association of American Railroads....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Weekly-North-America-chemical-rail-loadings-up-year-on-year-amid-weakness-in-US-Canada_70388.html
May 13, 2015
Propylene stocks were flat in the United States during the week ended 8 May, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration today. Non-fuel use propylene stocks...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Propylene-inventories-stable-in-United-States_70378.html
May 13, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that, at a special meeting held on 12 May, shareholders of Polypore International (Charlotte, NC) have approved Asahi Kasei’s previously announced deal to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Polypore-shareholders-approve-acquisition-by-Asahi-Kasei_70373.html
May 12, 2015
The US subsidiary of Lanxess has announced the appointment of Antonis Papadourakis as president and CEO, as well as country speaker/Nafta region, effective 1 July. Papadourakis, who...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Lanxess-taps-Arkema-for-top-US-executive-appointment_70327.html
May 12, 2015
Flint Hills Resources said in a maintenance filing with state regulators yesterday that a high-pressure leak had been discovered in the steam cracker at the company's Port Arthur, TX...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Flint-Hills-to-idle-Port-Arthur-cracker-due-to-leak_70356.html
May 12, 2015
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (Houston) said today that its Evangeline ethylene pipeline could be placed back into service as early as mid-June, should its recent tool runs and repairs...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Boardwalk-says-Evangeline-pipeline-may-be-back-in-service-by-mid-June_70341.html
May 12, 2015
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) reports first-quarter net income of $128.3 million, up 20% year-over-year (YOY) from $106.7 million. Net sales increased 1% YOY, to $774.9 million. Adjusted earnings per share of $1.45 beat analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.43/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/IFFs-net-profit-rises-earnings-beat-estimates_70339.html
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