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March 7, 2014
Igor Sechin, Rosneft's president and chairman of the board;, and Leonid Mikhelson, chairman of Sibur Holding’s board of directors, have signed a set of documents for supplies of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Rosneft-and-Sibur-sign-new-feedstock-supply-contracts_59397.html
March 7, 2014
Minerals Technologies (MTI) this morning submitted a $45/share bid for Amcol (Hoffman Estates, IL), raising the possibility of an intensified bidding war between it and Imerys for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Minerals-Technologies-raises-Amcol-bid-to-$45share_59268.html
March 7, 2014
Evonik Industries (Essen, Germany) today reported a 63% drop in fourth-quarter net income, to €103 million ($142.8 million), on sales of €3.14 billion. Sales in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-reports-lower-profits-and-revenues-expects-slight-improvement-in-2014_59394.html
March 7, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) reports a 59.7% rise in net profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, to 6.37 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Songwon-reports-rises-in-profits-and-sales_59393.html
March 6, 2014
Shin-Etsu (Tokyo) is studying plans to build a US world-scale ethylene plant, executive chairman Chihiro Kanagawa tells CW. Shin-Etsu is the largest US and global maker of PVC and currently purchases all of its US ethylene requirements under long-term contracts....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shin-Etsu-evaluating-US-ethylene-investment_59392.html
March 6, 2014

Canexus (Calgary, AB) says that Gary Kubera, the company’s president, CEO and director, has resigned, effective immediately.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Canexus-CEO-resigns_59389.html
March 6, 2014
Bayer said today that it has completed the voluntary takeover offer for the pharmaceutical company Algeta (Oslo). Payment of the offer price has been made to Algeta's shareholders who...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-completes-voluntary-takeover-offer-for-Algeta_59387.html
March 6, 2014
Bayer CropScience announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Biagro Group (Gral Las Heras, Argentina), a producer and distributor of biological seed treatment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-CropScience-acquires-biological-seed-treatment-firm-Biagro_59385.html
March 6, 2014
Matthias Zachert will take over as chairman of Lanxess on 1 April 2014, more than one month earlier than previously announced. Zachert had originally been scheduled to take the reins...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-new-chair-to-start-in-April_59370.html
March 6, 2014
BASF broke ground today on a resin and electrocoat (e-coat) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at Caojing, China, the company says. The plant is scheduled to commence...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-breaks-ground-on-electrocoat-plant-at-Shanghai_59365.html
March 6, 2014
Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) will make a final investment decision (FID) on the Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development (Rapid) project in Johor State, Malaysia, by end of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petronas-says-final-investment-decision-on-Rapid-will-be-made-this-month_59360.html
March 6, 2014
Taminco announced today it completed, 23 December 2013, the previously announced acquisition of Kemeria Oyj’s formic acid business, including the feed and the airport runway...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Taminco-completes-acquisition-of-Kemiras-formic-acid-business_59374.html
March 6, 2014
Merck KGaA today announced full-year and fourth-quarter results and said it has achieved its objectives for 2013 despite a challenging market environment. The company reports organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Merck-KGaA-reports-strong-results-on-back-of-efficiency-measures_59356.html
March 6, 2014
Gazprom (Moscow) said on Tuesday that as from next month, it will no longer sell gas to Ukraine at a discount until Ukraine settles its debt for the supplies it has already received...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Russia-to-discontinue-discount-on-gas-sold-to-Ukraine-from-next-month_59354.html
March 6, 2014
Dow Chemical says that it will build a new R&D facility at Lake Jackson, TX, near its largest manufacturing site at Freeport, TX. The new center will replace several of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-to-build-R-and-D-facility-in-Texas_59353.html
March 6, 2014
The European Commission has, as expected,  opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the planned acquisition by Huntsman of a number of titanium dioxide (TiO2) assets...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EU-Commission-opens-in-depth-probe-into-Huntsmans-acquisition-of-Rockwood-titanium-dioxide-assets_59362.html
March 5, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical's recently expanded petrochemical complex in Singapore. ExxonMobil Chemical says that it will build facilities to manufacture halobutyl rubber and Escorez...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-Chemical-to-build-halobutyl-rubber-and-hydrocarbon-resin-plants-in-Singapore_59352.html
March 5, 2014
Agricultural chemical company UPL (Mumbai), which was known as United Phosphorus until last October, says it has increased its stake in UPL do Brasil Industria E Comercio de Insumos...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indias-UPL-increases-stake-in-Brazil-agchem-company_59328.html
March 5, 2014
Growing incomes and improving diets in developing countries such as Brazil, India, and China, combined with significant biofuels production in the United States and Brazil, are driving...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Growing-economies-US-biofuels-development-driving-global-demand-growth-for-ammonia_59336.html
March 5, 2014
Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM; Santiago) says its net profit during the last quarter of 2013 totaled $69 million, down more than 50% from the $141.8 million reported in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SQMs-fourth-quarter-net-profit-falls-by-half_59330.html
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