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August 22, 2014
Resin Trade (Burton on Trent, UK), a polymer distribution company, has selected polyethylene (PE) bag manufacturer Duo UK to be the first UK-based company to produce mailing bags using...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Duo-UK-to-produce-mailing-bags-using-Braskems-Green-PE_63349.html
August 19, 2014
Ineos Upstream, the company’s new oil and gas exploration and production business, has purchased the rights to explore for shale gas in the area around the group's Grangemouth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-acquires-51-percent-stake-in-shale-exploration-license-in-UK_63269.html
August 15, 2014
Sabic has announced that it is going ahead with majorly upgrading its olefins plant at Wilton, UK, to enable it to use ethane gas feedstock imported from the United States. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Sabic-proceeds-with-converting-UK-cracker-to-use-US-ethane_63232.html
August 13, 2014
BASF's venture capital business says it has invested €1.0 million ($1.3 million) in the technology company SmartKem (St. Asaph, UK), a leader in R&D of high-performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BASF-invests-in-organic-semiconductor-inks-firm-SmartKem_63145.html
August 11, 2014
Synthomer (Harlow, UK) posted a 7% decline in pretax profit for the first half of 2014 compared with the corresponding period of last year, to £45 million, on sales down 9%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Synthomer-posts-lower-earnings-and-sales-on-strong-UK-currency-weak-Asian-nitriles_63102.html
August 6, 2014
Sirius Minerals says it has decided to close the Sydney office to fully focus on the York potash project in the United Kingdom. Most executive roles in the company, which were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Sirius-Minerals-to-close-Sydney-office-to-concentrate-on-UK-project_63014.html
August 5, 2014
Three former senior executives of Innospec have been jailed and another received a suspended prison sentence in the United Kingdom for bribing Indonesian officials to extend the life...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/UK-jails-former-Innospec-executives-for-Indonesia-corruption_62980.html
August 1, 2014
Ineos's compounds subsidiary and Doeflex Compounding (Swindon, UK) have received unconditional clearance from the European Commission to combine the companies' polyvinyl chloride (PVC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-Doeflex-receive-European-Commission-approval-to-combine-their-PVC-compounding-businesses_62935.html
July 30, 2014
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a producer of high-performance polymers, including poly(ether ether ketone), today announced its third-quarter results, covering 1 April–30...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Victrex-ups-sales-in-quarter-to-June_62805.html
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that European Union member states have indicated their intention to submit harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) dossiers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-announces-four-CLH-dossiers-submitted-two-intentions-added_62801.html
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on harmonized classification and labelling (CLH) for bendiocarb (1,3-benzodioxol-4-ol, 2,2-dimethyl-...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-CLH-for-bendiocarb_62799.html
July 29, 2014
BP's petrochemicals business posted an underlying loss before interest and tax of $98 million in the second quarter on a replacement cost (RC) basis compared with an underlying RC loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BPs-petchem-loss-widens_62773.html
July 29, 2014
Elementis today announced its interim six-month results, reporting a 5% rise in operating profit, to $76.8 million. Sales were up 3%, to $400 million, while operating margin, at 19%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Elementiss-profits-and-revenues-rise_62769.html
July 28, 2014
The government has today announced plans to open large parts of the United Kingdom for oil and gas exploration, including unconventional oil and gas that can only be produced by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/UK-government-invites-bids-for-large-scale-shale-fracking_62739.html
July 28, 2014
BP has announced that Iain Conn, group managing director and chief executive/downstream, is leaving the company and is to step down from BP’s board by the end of the year. Conn...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BP-names-replacement-for-chief-executivedownstream_62740.html
July 28, 2014
Following a strategic review announced last October, Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser (RB; Slough, UK) said today that it plans to spin off its pharmaceuticals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Reckitt-Benckiser-to-spin-off-pharmaceuticals-business_62736.html
July 25, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries reports record earnings for the second quarter of $2.22/share, well above the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.92/share as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York). Gains were broadly distributed across the business....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/LyondellBasell-reports-record-quarter-as-net-income-increases-27-percent_62721.html
July 23, 2014
Johnson Matthey says it made progress in the first quarter of 2014/15, covering 1 April–30 June, in the face of headwinds from the effect of foreign currency translation and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-reports-lower-profits-flat-sales_62652.html
July 22, 2014
Croda today reported lower second-quarter sales and earnings on weak consumer demand in Europe. Sales were down 5.8%, to £263.4 million ($449.6 million), while adjusted operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Crodas-sales-and-earnings-down-unlikely-to-match-last-years-pretax-profit_62628.html
July 18, 2014
The boards of AbbVie (North Chicago, IL) and Shire (Dublin) announced today that they have reached agreement for AbbVie to acquire Shire for approximately £32 billion ($54.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AbbVie-to-acquire-Shire-for-$55-billion_62587.html
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