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June 8, 2015
Syngenta has rebuffed a second, virtually unchanged takeover approach by Monsanto. The latest proposals, outlined by Monsanto’s CEO Hugh Grant in a letter sent on 6 June, are...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Syngenta-rebuffs-second-unchanged-Monsanto-approach-with-a-breakup-fee_71058.html
June 8, 2015
Evonik Industries said on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Monarch Catalyst (Dombivli, India). Evonik announced plans to acquire Monarch Catalyst in March, subject to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-Industries-completes-acquisition-of-Monarch-Catalyst-in-India_71056.html
June 7, 2015
DSM on Friday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership with Sona Biscuits (Sobisco; Kolkata) in India to help provide effective nutrition to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DSM-forms-JV-with-Sobisco-to-produce-fortified-foods-and-beverages-in-India_71051.html
June 7, 2015
Ineos has been named as Britain’s biggest private company by The Sunday Times top track 100 report. The company has revenues of $54 billion and operates 65 sites across the world...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-named-Britains-largest-private-company_71050.html
June 5, 2015
DuPont said Friday that shareholders will receive one share of Chemours common stock for every five shares of DuPont held, payable on 1 July....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuPont-finalizes-terms-of-Chemours-peformance-chemicals-spin-off_71049.html
June 5, 2015
The toluene and mixed xylene (MX) markets in the United States have featured higher prices and increased demand this week coming from gasoline blenders on the back of tight reformate...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toluene-mixed-xylene-markets-stronger-in-US-this-week-on-tight-reformate-supply_71040.html
June 5, 2015
Reuters said Thursday that SEC is investigating allegations that Dow Chemical chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris misused company funds for personal benefit, citing “people familiar...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reuters-report-says-SEC-investigating-misuse-of-company-funds-by-Dow-CEO_71039.html
June 5, 2015
Shell Chemicals expects that product from the company's Moerdijk, Netherlands 940,000-m.t./year steam cracker will be available from mid-July, the company confirmed today. “We...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-expects-output-from-Moerdijk-cracker-to-be-available-from-mid-July_71034.html
June 5, 2015
Economic reports for the past week present an ambiguous picture of the US economy, according to a review by the ACC. Shipments of chemicals excluding pharmaceuticals fell again in April, but inventory levels remained low....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-April-chemical-shipments-down-but-inventories-remain-low_71035.html
June 5, 2015
Canexus (Calgary, AB) says it has agreed to sell its North American Terminal Operations (NATO) in Bruderheim, AB, to Cenovus Energy for $75 million, which Canexus will use to pay down bank debt. The company expects to close the deal on 31 August....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Canexus-sells-North-American-Terminal-Ops-to-Cenovus-Energy-for-$75-million_71022.html
June 5, 2015
Flavors and fragrances firm Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) said on Friday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Flavor Infusion (Laguna Beach, CA), a specialist supplier to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Symrise-acquires-California-based-Flavor-Infusion_71032.html
June 5, 2015
The Dangote Group (Lagos), one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa, is planning to build a $4-billion petrochemical complex at Lekki, near Lagos, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dangote-to-build-world-scale-cracker-polyolefin-plants-in-Nigeria_71030.html
June 5, 2015
Poland’s leading chemicals producer Grupa Azoty (Tarnów) has outlined an investment plan through 2021 for its Puławy-based subsidiary, which makes fertilizers and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Grupa-Azoty-outlines-investment-plans-for-Puawy-_71028.html
June 5, 2015
Praxair says that it has signed a long-term supply contract with agricultural chemical company UPL (Mumbai), formerly known as United Phosphorus, for the supply of gaseous nitrogen to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Praxair-signs-gas-supply-deal-with-Indian-agchem-firm-UPL_71026.html
June 4, 2015
Molycorp, the sole US-based maker of rare earth oxides, is preparing to file for bankruptcy, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The company had $1.7 billion in debt and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Report-Rare-earths-producer-Molycorp-on-verge-of-bankruptcy_71024.html
June 4, 2015
Omnova Solutions (Beachwood, OH) has acquired New Fluid Solutions (Houston), a producer of oil and gas drilling fluid additives and other products for $5 million, plus up to $2 million more over the next two years depending on performance. The transaction includes New Fluid Solutions' full line of drilling fluid additives and a blending facility, warehouse and quality assurance/control laboratory in Stafford, TX....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Omnova-acquires-oilfield-chemicals-maker_71018.html
June 4, 2015
BASF has applied for permits authorizing the construction of its 475,000-m.t./year methane-to-propylene project at Freeport, TX. In a notice issued on 2 June, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) said it had received the applications on 14 May. BASF announced selection of the Freeport site in March, and the company expects to make a final investment decision in 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-submits-Freeport-TX-propylene-project-to-TCEQ_71008.html
June 4, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, on Thursday said it started commercial production of natural detergent alcohols at its Al Jubail manufacturing complex. The 50,000 m.t./year plant has...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Saudi-Kayan-starts-commercial-production-of-detergent-alcohols_71007.html
June 4, 2015
Europe's June styrene customer reference price has been agreed on at €1,398/m.t. cif Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp, a rollover against the May agreement. It follows the settlement...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europes-June-styrene-customer-reference-price-rolls-over-at-&euro1398_71006.html
June 4, 2015
BIG CELEBRATION: Inauguration of thiochemicals complex. Arkema and its joint venture partner CJ CheilJedang on 4 June held the official inauguration ceremony for a thiochemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-holds-opening-ceremony-for-thiochemicals-complex-in-Malaysia_71002.html
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