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February 23, 2015
Braskem has not yet approved its 2015 investment budget, and the company's board has decided to take a couple of extra months to refine it because of the volatility in energy markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Braskem-board-yet-to-approve-2015-budget-future-of-Comperj-petchems-project-uncertain_68010.html
February 23, 2015
Matheson (Basking Ridge, NJ), a subsidiary of industrial gases company Taiyo Nippon Sanso (Tokyo), says that it has acquired Sims Welding Supply (Long Beach, CA), a supplier of...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Matheson-acquires-industrial-gases-firm-in-California_68011.html
February 23, 2015
Chemoxy (Middlesbrough, UK), which manufactures environmentally friendly solvents, esters, and other industrial chemicals, has secured £10 million ($15.4 million) in growth capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemoxy-secures-£10-million-investment-for-expansion_68012.html
February 23, 2015
Four petrochemical units at Feyzin, France, are expected to go into an eight-week maintenance turnaround starting today, according to local news report. Total operates a refinery at...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Report-Total-Solvay-petchem-JV-in-France-to-start-turnaround_68013.html
February 23, 2015
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (Laval, PC) said on Sunday that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Salix Pharmaceuticals (Raleigh, NC) under which Valeant will...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Valeant-Pharma-to-acquire-Salix-Pharma-in-$14-5-billion-deal_68014.html
February 20, 2015
Axiall reports a net loss of $13.8 million for the fourth quarter, a sharp drop year-over-year (YOY) from $57 million. Net sales were flat YOY at $1.1 billion. Adjusted earnings per...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Axiall-swings-to-loss_67982.html
February 20, 2015
Reliance Industries’ refinery and petrochemical complex at Jamnagar, Gujarat state, is witnessing a phenomenal expansion phase. The company is in the process of adding Jamnagar 3...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Jamnagar-readies-for-the-next-stage_67983.html
February 20, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) has confirmed that workers at the company's Dead Sea Works (DSW) subsidiary launched a full strike yesterday at DSW's Sodom, Israel bromine plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Workers-strike-at-ICL-plant_67984.html
February 20, 2015
US prompt benzene spot prices have again dropped below the $2.00/gallon mark this week on the back of ample supply, weak demand, declining crude futures, and the potential for imports...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Benzene-prices-fall-back-below-$2-00gallon-in-US_67985.html
February 20, 2015
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 155.90 156.03 Airgas (ARG) 116.46 116.32 Albemarle (ALB) 54.43 54.44 Ashland (ASH) 126.88 127.17 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 47.57 46.84 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_67986.html
February 20, 2015
Omnova Solutions has agreed to support two board nominees backed by activist investor Barington Capital (New York), avoiding a possible proxy fight. Under the terms of the agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Omnova-and-Barington-reach-agreement-on-board-seats_67980.html
February 20, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) reports a net loss of 890 million baht ($27.3 million) for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with a net loss of baht456 million in the fourth quarter of...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Indorama-widens-loss-looking-at-$1-billion-in-acquisitions-in-2015_67981.html
February 19, 2015
The CW 75 index increased 2.4% for the week ended 17 February, outpacing both the S&P 500 and the MSCI World Index, which rose by 1.5% and 1.7%, respectively....
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/CW75-Stock-Performance_67921.html
February 19, 2015
PolyOne says that it is expanding capacity for its OnForce LFT long-fiber specialty thermoplastics, in response to growing customer demand for metal replacement. A new, dedicated...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/PolyOne-expands-long-fiber-specialty-thermoplastics-capacity_67908.html
February 19, 2015
OMV (Vienna) says that operating profit at its petrochemicals business slipped in the fourth quarter of 2014 to €21 million, from €25 million in the corresponding quarter of 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/OMVs-petchem-profit-slips_67909.html
February 19, 2015
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 156.03 153.16 Airgas (ARG) 116.32 116.08 Albemarle (ALB) 54.44 54.82 Ashland (ASH) 127.17 127.20 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 46.84 46.88 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_67910.html
February 19, 2015
Yara International and BASF today announced that they have agreed to build a previously announced world-scale ammonia plant at BASF’s site at Freeport, TX. The two companies, in...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Yara-and-BASF-confirm-Freeport-ammonia-unit_67903.html
February 19, 2015
Fertilizer major PhosAgro (Moscow) has announced the commissioning of a new phosphate-potash fertilizer production line with a capacity of 100,000 m.t./year of PKS fertilizers...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/PhosAgro-commissions-PKS-fertilizer-plant-in-Russia_67904.html
February 19, 2015
US specialty chemical market volumes fell 0.5% on a sequential basis in January, following gains of 0.3% and 0.6%, respectively, in November and December, according to ACC. The drop...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/ACC-Specialties-market-volumes-decline-in-January_67905.html
February 19, 2015
Albemarle says that its Chemetall surface treatment business unit has completed the acquisition of all shares of its Shanghai Chemetall joint venture and is now the sole owner of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Albemarles-Chemetall-unit-buys-out-partners-in-Shanghai-JV_67906.html
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