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August 25, 2014
Westlake Chemical (Houston) says its board of directors has declared a dividend of 16.5 cts/share, an increase of 31% over the 12.6 cts/share paid during the second quarter of 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Westlake-boosts-dividend-by-31-percent_63373.html
August 25, 2014
Chemtura announced today that, effective 5 September, Anne Noonan will resign as senior v.p./industrial engineered products in order to pursue another opportunity. The company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemturas-industrial-engineered-products-head-steps-down_63374.html
August 25, 2014
China CAMS Engineering, (Beijing), a subsidiary of China National Machinery Industry Corp., has been awarded a contract to build a petrochemical complex for Navoiazot (Navoi...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chinese-engineering-firm-awarded-PVC-plant-contract_63375.html
August 25, 2014
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemical company majority owned by the country’s energy major PTT, will appoint Supattanapong Punmeechaow, currently a PTT...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/PTT-Global-Chemical-to-appoint-new-CEO_63371.html
August 25, 2014
Roche (Basel) said on 24 August that it has agreed to acquire InterMune (Brisbane, CA), a biotech company focused on R&D and commercializing therapies in pulmonology and orphan...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Roche-to-buy-US-biotech-firm-InterMune-for-$8-3-billion_63372.html
August 25, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries plans to build a world-scale propylene oxide (PO)/tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) plant on the Texas Gulf Coast, with start-up planned for 2019. PO from the plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/LyondellBasell-plans-worldscale-POTBA-plant-for-US-Gulf-Coast_63370.html
August 22, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 132.93 133.10 Airgas (ARG) 110.05 110.02 Albemarle (ALB) 61.65 62.31 Ashland (ASH) 107.24 106.99 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 41.80 41.82 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_63363.html
August 22, 2014
Agrium today announced that it has named Steve Douglas senior v.p. and CFO, effective 3 November. Douglas joins the company from Brookfield Asset Management (Toronto, ON) where he was...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Agrium-names-new-CFO_63361.html
August 22, 2014
ACC today released its global chemical regional production index (Global CPRI), showing a 0.1% rise on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in July—indicating that growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/ACCs-global-chemical-production-index-inches-up_63362.html
August 22, 2014
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City), Mexico's national oil company, says that it has begun corporate restructuring in response to the recently announced energy reform, which ends...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Mexicos-energy-reform-leads-Pemex-to-restructure-operations_63358.html
August 22, 2014
The American Chemistry Council’s v.p. of regulatory and technical affairs Michael Walls today testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing at Lake...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/ACC-testifies-against-EPAs-call-for-stricter-ozone-standards_63359.html
August 22, 2014
DuPont has filed a patent infringement suit in US court in Delaware alleging that SunEdison has violated the company’s patent on using tellurium in front-side silver solar pastes...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/DuPont-files-patent-suit-against-SunEdison-over-solar-paste_63360.html
August 22, 2014
Coatings maker Axalta has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) for an initial public offering (IPO) of an undetermined value, according to regulatory...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Axalta-files-for-IPO_63357.html
August 22, 2014
The CW75 index increased 2.3% for the week ended 19 August, rising above the MSCI World Index which grew 2% and dipping below the S&P 500, which rose 2.4%....
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/CW75-Stock-Performance_63353.html
August 21, 2014
The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI; Bangkok) is seeking soft loans from the government to help establish a bioplastics industry in Thailand. The FTI is meeting with the Finance...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/NatureWorks-seeking-soft-loans-to-establish-Thai-bioplastics_63344.html
August 21, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 133.10 133.87 Airgas (ARG) 110.02 109.94 Albemarle (ALB) 62.31 61.68 Ashland (ASH) 106.99 107.17 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 41.82 41.68 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_63345.html
August 21, 2014
Lenzing today reported Ebitda declined 29%, to €91.1 million ($121.9 million), in the first six months of 2014 on 9.1% lower sales of €900.0 million. Ebitda margin declined from...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Lenzing-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-speeds-up-savings-plan_63341.html
August 21, 2014
Billionaire George Soros has more than doubled his stake in Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales (YPF; Buenos Aires), purchasing 8.47 million shares during the second quarter, Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Report-Billionare-Soros-more-than-doubles-stake-in-YPF_63342.html
August 21, 2014
AkzoNobel yesterday broke ground on its previously announced decorative paints facility at Chengdu, China. Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province. The new facility is part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/AkzoNobel-breaks-ground-on-decorative-paints-facility-in-China_63343.html
August 21, 2014
Occidental Chemical (OxyChem; Dallas) has successfully started up a new $49.5-million hydrochloric acid (HCl) unit at its Niagara Falls, NY, chlor-alkali facility, the company says...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/OxyChem-starts-up-hydrochloric-acid-unit-at-Niagara-Falls_63338.html
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