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May 3, 2015
Titanium ore miner Kenmare Resources (Dublin) says it is talks with Iluka Resources (Perth, Australia), on a watered-down offer valuing the Irish company at about £189 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Iluka-makes-lower-offer-to-acquire-titanium-ore-miner-Kenmare-Resources_70043.html
May 1, 2015
An initial May contract settlement for toluene has been reached in Europe at $740/m.t., a buyer reported today. The fixture represents an increase of $67–72/m.t. on the April...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Higher-initial-settlement-for-toluene-May-contract-in-Europe_70023.html
May 1, 2015
Settlements for the European May benzene contract price have been confirmed at $900/m.t., up $170/m.t. over the April contract price, confirming Europe’s position as the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-May-benzene-contract-settles-$170-higher_70020.html
May 1, 2015
Production of chemicals, excluding pharmaceuticals, increased 3.7% in the United Kingdom in 2014, according to the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London). Addressing a press...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Chemicals-output-increases-in-UK_70019.html
May 1, 2015
ENI (Rome) says that its chemicals business swung to an adjusted net profit of €25 million ($28.0 million) in the first quarter from an adjusted net loss of €76 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ENIs-chemicals-business-swings-to-profit_70018.html
May 1, 2015
BASF today reported its first-quarter results, beating consensus estimates, and has confirmed its outlook for 2015 of sales slightly increasing with Ebit before special items likely...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-reports-first-quarter-earnings-decline-on-higher-sales-confirms-2015-outlook_69958.html
May 1, 2015
A team of researchers from Münster University (Münster, Germany) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME (Aachen, Germany) Münster...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Researchers-identify-components-for-formation-of-rubber-in-dandelions_69980.html
April 30, 2015
Tessenderlo Kerley International, a Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) subsidiary, plans to build an ammonium thiosulfate plant at Borealis's Grand Quevilly nitrogen fertilizer complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tessenderlo-to-build-liquid-fertilizer-plant-at-Borealis-site-in-France_69969.html
April 30, 2015
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), said on Wednesday that it has commissioned the first production stream of its £90-million ($138.8 million), third polyaryletherketone (PAEK)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Victrex-commissions-PAEK-plant_69968.html
April 30, 2015
Wacker Chemie, after performing well in the first quarter, today said it is raising its sales forecast for 2015. The company generated sales of €1.33 billion ($1.49 billion) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-raises-2015-sales-forecast-after-good-first-quarter_69962.html
April 30, 2015
Linde  today reported revenue of €4.40 billion ($4.85 billion) in first-quarter 2015 compared with €4.05 billion in the corresponding quarter of 2014, or up 8.7%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-increases-profit-on-currency-effects-confirms-2015-outlook_69961.html
April 30, 2015
Bayer today reported a strong first quarter. The company, which is restructuring its portfolio by spinning off the MaterialScience operations to concentrate on life sciences, says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayers-first-quarter-buoyed-by-life-sciences-MaterialScience-flotation-on-schedule_69960.html
April 30, 2015
Toray Industries today announced that it has established a new, wholly owned subsidiary based at Neu-Isenburg, Germany. The new company, Toray Resins Europe (TREU), was established...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Toray-establishes-subsidiary-in-Germany-expands-technical-center-in-US_69959.html
April 30, 2015
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany), a manufacturer of carbon-based products and materials, has reported a large year-on-year (YOY) increase in Ebitda before non-recurring items and a small...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-announces-increase-in-profit-on-slightly-lower-sales_69932.html
April 30, 2015
Shell's chemical sales volumes declined 2% in the first quarter compared with the corresponding period of last year, to 4.19 million m.t., the company says. The decrease is mainly a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shells-chemical-volumes-down-on-Moerdijk-outage_69967.html
April 30, 2015
Synthomer (Harlow, UK) today issued a trading update for the first quarter ended 31 March 2015. Trading in the first quarter has been in line with the board's expectations at the time...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Synthomer-provides-trading-update-plans-nitrile-capacity-hike_69963.html
April 29, 2015
Ferro announced today it has agreed to acquire Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona), a maker of specialty inorganic pigments, for €146 million ($162.3 million). Nubiola is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ferro-to-acquire-Spanish-pigments-firm_69950.html
April 29, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, reports an 8% increase in gross profit in the first quarter compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €79...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Distributor-IMCD-reports-higher-profit-sales_69945.html
April 29, 2015
The No. 2 steam cracker of Total's Antwerp olefins subsidiary is still not running, the company has confirmed. Force majeure has been declared for all major products, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Total-confirms-Antwerp-cracker-not-running-declares-force-majeure-across-all-major-products_69928.html
April 29, 2015
Leaving the European Union could cost the UK economy €300 billion ($334.3 billion), slashing 14% off the country's GDP, or €4,850 per capita, according to a report published...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-chemicals-would-be-hard-hit-by-EU-exit-Germany-think-tank_69927.html
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