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February 26, 2014
Following a meeting held on 25 February, the board of directors of Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a globally leading producer of potash fertilizers, has announced a list of candidates...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-nominates-candidates-to-be-elected-to-its-board-of-directors_59110.html
February 26, 2014
Belarusian Potash Co. (BPC) has signed a contract to export potash fertilizers to China in the first half of 2014, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency said on Tuesday. BPC’s contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Belarusian-Potash-Co-signs-contract-to-export-potash-to-China_59109.html
February 26, 2014
DSM today reported a 44% increase in fourth-quarter net profit from continuing operations before exceptional items, to €101 million ($138.8 million), on sales up 5%, to €2.22...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DSM-reports-higher-fourth-quarter-profits-nutrition-hurt-by-soft-demand-and-currencies_59108.html
February 26, 2014
Showa Denko says it has decided to increase its capacity for supplying high-purity nitrous oxide (N2O), a specialty gas for semiconductor production, by cooperating with Dooam...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Showa-Denko-builds-high-purity-nitrous-oxide-capacity-in-South-Korea_59105.html
February 26, 2014
BASF says sales to customers in Asia/Pacific were €12.5 billion ($17.17 billion) in 2013, which is unchanged compared with 2012. BASF companies located in the region had total...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-reports-flat-sales-in-Asia_59103.html
February 25, 2014
BASF today announced its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results and said it is cautiously optimistic about this year. Fourth-quarter net income rose 16.3%, to €1.14 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-reports-higher-profits-cautiously-optimistic-about-2014_59073.html
February 25, 2014
Flavors and fragrances group Givaudan (Geneva) today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 100% of Soliance and its subsidiaries. Soliance is currently a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Givaudan-to-acquire-French-producer-of-cosmetic-ingredients-Soliance_59021.html
February 25, 2014
Croda (Goole, UK) achieved £59 million ($98.2 million) in pretax profit for the fourth quarter of 2013, up 2.6% on the year-earlier period, the company announced today. Operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Crodas-fourth-quarter-pretax-profit-up-2-6-percent_59078.html
February 25, 2014
Chemtura reports fourth-quarter net earnings of $13 million, down 19% year-on-year (YOY) from $19 million, owing to weak results in industrial engineered products. Net sales increased 2% YOY, to $544 million. Earnings of 13 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 11 cts/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chemtura-fourth-quarter-earnings-down-at-$13-million-but-beat-estimates_59080.html
February 25, 2014
Styrolution, the equally owned styrenics joint venture of BASF and Ineos, announced today that it plans to rationalize polystyrene (PS) capacity in North America. Styrolution also...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styrolution-to-mothball-PS-plant-in-the-US-strengthen-specialties_59077.html
February 25, 2014
Sibur has appointed Andrey Frolov as executive director of Sibur International (Vienna), Sibur’s trading company, succeeding Ilya Gushchin, who left the company, Sibur announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sibur-appoints-executive-director-of-Sibur-International_59074.html
February 25, 2014
Elementis's (London) profit for full-year 2013 was up 6.4%, to $106.7 million, the company announced today. Pretax profit was $136 million, almost 2% higher than the $133.4 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Elementis-full-year-profit-up-more-than-6-percent_59072.html
February 25, 2014
Braskem has revised the price of its stock tender offer to minority shareholders of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Solvay Indupa (Buenos Aires) to 2.40 Argentinian pesos/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Braskem-raises-offer-for-Indupa-listed-shares-by-78-percent_59070.html
February 25, 2014
Asahi Kasei says it will close permanently several petrochemical production plants in Japan and, with Mitsubishi Chemical, is also moving ahead with the previously announced plan to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asahi-Kasei-to-close-several-petrochemical-plants-in-Japan-moves-ahead-with-cracker-JV-with-Mitsubishi-Chemical_59069.html
February 25, 2014
Styron says it plans to expand its latex capacity with a new reactor at its Zhangjiagang, China, production facility. This expansion will mainly support the demand for latex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styron-to-expand-latex-capacity-in-China_59061.html
February 24, 2014
Petronas (Kuala Lumpur), the state-owned energy group, is likely to again miss a final investment decision (FID) for a previously announced $19-billion Refinery and Petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petronass-Rapid-project-likely-to-again-miss-FID-deadline_59045.html
February 24, 2014
Iluka Resources (Perth, Australia) is acquiring an 18.3% stake in Metalysis (Rotherham, UK), a Cambridge University spin-off that is developing a low-cost titanium process, for A$22.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Iluka-acquires-stake-in-developer-of-low-cost-titanium-manufacturing-process_59038.html
February 24, 2014
Kemira announced today that it will invest in an expansion of facilities and a new reactor capable of multipurpose chemicals production at its Telêmaco Borba plant, in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-expands-paper-chemicals-operations-in-Brazil_59044.html
February 24, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), a major fertilizer producer, said today that it has signed a potash supply contract with Belaruskali (Soligorsk, Belarus). "Following last year's breakup of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-Belaruskali-sign-potash-supply-contract_59040.html
February 24, 2014
Borealis achieved €148 million ($203 million) in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2013, an increase of 48% compared with the same quarter of 2012, according to the company's...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borealis-profit-up-48-percent-in-fourth-quarter-full-year-sales-break-&euro8-billion_59039.html
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