IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: World News and Views :: Top of the News

Displaying 1 - 20 of 11519 stories.
April 27, 2015
LyondellBasell reports first-quarter net income of $1.164 billion, up 23% year-over-year (YOY) from $944 million as increased volumes and margins offset price declines. Sales totaled $8.185 billion, down 26% from $11.135 billion. Earnings of $2.41/share beat the consensus estimate of $2.12/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LyondellBasell-beats-estimates-with-increase-in-net-income_69810.html
April 27, 2015
Showa Denko says that it will establish a new company next month, which will take over the phenolic resins business of Showa Denko, and will transfer 85% of the shares in the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Showa-Denko-to-sell-phenolic-resins-business-to-Aica-Kogyo_69831.html
April 27, 2015
China’s imports of aromatics were mostly higher in March versus February amid market concerns of tight supplies, falling inventories, and plant turnarounds, the latest statistics...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/China-imports-more-aromatics-in-March-amid-tight-supply-lower-inventories-plant-turnarounds_69824.html
April 27, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired the remaining shares in Vitiva (Markovci, Slovenia), and Frutarom now holds Vitiva's...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Frutarom-acquires-remaining-shares-in-Slovenia-based-firm-Vitiva_69828.html
April 27, 2015
Solvay says that it has today broken ground on a facility that will produce highly dispersible silica (HDS), at Gunsan, South Korea. The new 80,000-m.t./year HDS plant is expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-builds-silica-plant-in-South-Korea_69827.html
April 27, 2015
Zeon Corp. (Tokyo) says that it will expand production capacity at its Mizushima, Japan site for thermoplastic elastomers sold under the brand Quintac, which is used mainly as a raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Zeon-to-expand-production-capacity-for-thermoplastic-elastomers_69825.html
April 26, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) said today that following a turnaround at the company’s carbon monoxide (CO) and acetic acid plants at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sipchem-restarts-carbon-monoxide-and-acetic-acid-complex_69823.html
April 26, 2015
Ineos Technologies has confirmed that it has licensed its Innovene S process technology for the manufacture of medium-density and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) to Socar Polymer for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-confirms-award-of-HDPE-technology-contract-in-Azerbaijan_69822.html
April 26, 2015
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) said today that it has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a previously announced titanium sponge plant to CTCI...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tasnee-awards-titanium-sponge-plant-contract-to-CTCI-and-Chiyoda_69821.html
April 24, 2015
Air Liquide today reported €3.99 billion ($4.29 billion) in sales for the first quarter, up 7% year-on-year (YOY), benefiting from a positive 7.3% currency impact that was partly...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Air-Liquides-sales-rise-on-currency-effects-offsetting-weaker-energy_69802.html
April 24, 2015
Styrene spot prices are starting to cool in Europe with the arrival of long-awaited imports. But the possibility of increased contract prices for May has not yet moved down the agenda...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europe-styrene-spot-prices-start-to-cool-but-contract-hike-expected_69808.html
April 24, 2015
Kemira (Helsinki) today reported operating Ebitda of €66.4 million ($71.4 million) in first-quarter 2015 compared with €57.5 in the year-ago quarter, an increase of 15%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-announces-increases-in-sales-profit-and-margin-maintains-outlook-for-2015_69799.html
April 24, 2015
South Korea’s benzene exports to China will exceed 95,000 m.t. for a fourth consecutive month amid firm domestic demand, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. About 95,000 m.t. of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/South-Koreas-benzene-exports-to-China-will-exceed-95000-m-t-in-April-for-fourth-straight-month_69798.html
April 24, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) today reported its first-quarter results, with higher deliveries and improved margins reflecting lower gas costs and a stronger US dollar. "Ammonia and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Yara-hit-by-one-off-charges-despite-big-improvement-in-underlying-results_69797.html
April 24, 2015
Potash development company Sirius (London) on Thursday received planning permission from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council (RCBC) in the United Kingdom to go ahead with its...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sirius-receives-first-planning-permission-for-UK-potash-project_69796.html
April 24, 2015
A. Schulman says that it has expanded its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) compounding capacity by adding a production line at the masterbatch plant at Bornem, Belgium. The added PET...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Schulman-expands-PET-masterbatch-compounding-capacity-in-Belgium_69795.html
April 24, 2015
Toray Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) has acquired additional shares in Toray Chemical Korea (Seoul), formerly Woongjin...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-completes-tender-offer-for-former-Woongjin-Chemical_69794.html
April 24, 2015
Toyo Engineering (Narashino, Japan) today confirmed that it has been awarded a contract by Shin-Etsu Chemical’s Shintech subsidiary in the United States to construct the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CB-and-I-Toyo-Engineering-confirm-contracts-for-Shin-Etsus-ethane-cracker-project-in-US_69793.html
April 24, 2015
Benzene spot prices have hit the $3.00/gallon mark in the United States for the first time in 2015, following a jump in NYMEX WTI crude futures. The jump also comes alongside stronger...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Benzene-hits-$3-00gal-in-US-on-stronger-demand-rising-crude_69718.html
April 24, 2015
LyondellBasell Industries could soon idle its metathesis unit at Channelview, TX, amid declining propylene prices, according to IHS Chemical analysts. The metathesis process consumes...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LyondellBasell-may-idle-metathesis-unit-as-propylene-prices-decline_69717.html
Pages:  [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next »










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa