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November 20, 2014
ACC and NACD have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to better align their respective performance programs, including commitments to share best practices, systems and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/NACD-2014-ACC-NACD-agree-to-align-Responsible-Care-and-Responsible-Distribution-programs_65535.html
November 20, 2014
Johnson Matthey reported a profit of £172.8 million ($216.6 million) for the company's fiscal first half ended 30 September 2014, a decrease of 0.5% compared with the same period...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Johnson-Mattheys-first-half-profits-stable_65569.html
November 20, 2014
Ratcliffe: UK shale reserves are similar to US Ineos today pledged to invest $1 billion in UK shale gas exploration and appraisal if it wins all the shale gas licenses it has applied...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-pledges-to-become-the-biggest-UK-shale-player-with-a-$1-billion-investment_65570.html
November 20, 2014
After the recent US mid-term elections with Republicans once again taking control of the Senate, distributors and producers are holding out hope that the regulatory burden lessens and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/NACD-2014-Regulatory-hurdles-persist_65549.html
November 20, 2014
High energy costs and lower R&D spending have eroded the competitiveness of the European Union's chemical industry in export markets during the last two decades, Cefic says. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cefic-study-Costly-energy-lower-R-and-D-spending-have-eroded-EU-chemical-sectors-competitiveness_65566.html
November 20, 2014
Biological technician Frederic Bach conducts greenhouse-based diagnostics tests at Bayer CropScience’s Weed Resistance Competence Center at Frankfurt, Germany. Bayer CropScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-CropScience-opens-weed-resistance-competence-center-at-Frankfurt_65564.html
November 20, 2014
Sunshine Biopharma (Montreal), a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various forms of cancer, says that it...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sunshine-Biopharma-signs-manufacturing-deal-with-Lonza_65563.html
November 20, 2014
Evonik Industries says that Claas-Jürgen Klasen has been appointed as president/Evonik Greater China region, effective 1 January 2015. He succeeds Hans-Josef Ritzert, who will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-appoints-new-head-of-China-business_65561.html
November 19, 2014
Petroleos Mexicanos's (Pemex) board has approved the company's previously announced corporate revamp, Pemex announced. The board will maintain state-controlled Pemex's profitable...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Pemex-board-approves-companys-reorganization_65533.html
November 19, 2014
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santigo) reported a net income of $66.4 million during the third quarter compared with $138.9 million year-on-year (YOY). However, this...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SQMs-reports-39-6-percent-Ebitda-margin-in-third-quarter-highest-for-six-quarters_65530.html
November 19, 2014
Industrial biotechnology  firm Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA) says it has partnered with Bio-XCell Malaysia to construct Verdezyne’s first commercial-scale renewable chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Verdezyne-to-build-biorefinery-in-Malaysia_65532.html
November 19, 2014
Samsung Engineering and fellow Samsung Group unit, Samsung Heavy Industries told the Korea Exchange today that they have called off their $2.5 billion merger due to shareholder...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Samsung-Engineering-and-Samsung-Heavy-Industries-call-off-merger-plan_65531.html
November 19, 2014
BASF has completed the sale of its 50% share in Styrolution to its partner, Ineos. Relevant merger control approvals have been granted. Styrolution was founded in October 2011 as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-completes-divestment-of-50-percent-stake-in-Styrolution-to-Ineos_65477.html
November 19, 2014
Distributors are generally optimistic, and see a light at the end of the regulation tunnel as the annual meeting of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) meeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/NACD-2014-Distributor-supplier-relationships-evolve_65517.html
November 19, 2014
State-owned Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) has sold its 11% stake in the Long Son petrochemical project in Vietnam to state energy major PetroVietnam, to help speed up...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Vinachem-sells-its-stake-in-petchems-project-to-PetroVietnam_65527.html
November 19, 2014
Sibur’s subsidiary Biaxplen, a major producer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) has launched a new type of biaxially oriented metallized heat sealable film. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Biaxplen-launches-new-type-of-metallized-BOPP-film_65525.html
November 19, 2014
Frutarom Industries (Herzelia, Israel), one of the top-ten companies in the flavors and fine ingredients market, today reported a 42.0% rise in third-quarter net income to $24.2...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Frutarom-reports-record-results-helped-by-emerging-markets-and-acquisitions_65524.html
November 19, 2014
Orica (Melbourne) today announced that it has agreed to sell the company’s chemicals business to funds advised by private equity firm Blackstone (New York) for A$750 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Orica-to-sell-chemicals-business-to-Blackstone-for-$652-million_65523.html
November 19, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), the world’s largest producer of potash, has announced the closure of its Solikamsk-2 mine due to flooding. The mine, which analysts estimate...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-closes-big-potash-mine-due-to-flooding_65522.html
November 19, 2014
Arkema announced today the launch of a share capital increase with preferential subscription rights of shareholders for about €350 million ($438.1 million). The rights issue is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-launches-rights-issue-to-help-finance-Bostik-acquisition_65521.html
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