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November 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that the registry of intentions has updated with six new intentions and one new submission. The new intentions are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHAs-registry-of-intentions-updated-with-six-new-intentions-and-one-new-submission_65649.html
November 20, 2014
Johnson Matthey reported a profit of £172.8 million ($216.6 million) for the company's fiscal first half ended 30 September 2014, a decrease of 0.5% compared with the same period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Mattheys-first-half-profits-stable_65569.html
November 20, 2014
Ratcliffe: UK shale reserves are similar to US Ineos today pledged to invest $1 billion in UK shale gas exploration and appraisal if it wins all the shale gas licenses it has applied...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-pledges-to-become-the-biggest-UK-shale-player-with-a-$1-billion-investment_65570.html
November 18, 2014
Eight19 (Cambridge, UK) , a developer of low-cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, has announced that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Developer-of-organic-photovoltaics-receives-more-funds-to-commericalize-its-process_65502.html
November 18, 2014
Synthomer (Harlow, UK), a producer of synthetic and natural rubber latices and specialty emulsion polymers, announced today the appointment of Calum MacLean as group CEO. MacLean joins...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Synthomer-taps-Ineos-for-new-CEO-appointment_65499.html
November 17, 2014
Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) today gave an update on plans announced on 28 July 2014 to demerge its pharmaceuticals business with a separate UK listing and detailed a proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Reckitt-Benckiser-details-demerger-of-pharma-new-unit-to-be-called-Indivior_65470.html
November 13, 2014
BP has extended the force majeure on acetic acid production at the company's Hull-Saltend site in the United Kingdom, through December, the company says. BP will, however, raise its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BP-extends-acetic-acid-force-majeure-at-UK-site-through-year-end_65357.html
November 13, 2014
Engineering & construction group AMEC (London) today announced the completion of the £5 billion ($7.9 billion) merger with Foster Wheeler, creating Amec Foster Wheeler...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AMEC-and-Foster-Wheeler-combine-into-Amec-Foster-Wheeler_65355.html
November 13, 2014
Two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered sea vessels were launched on Teesside today. Operated by shipowner Anthony Veder, the new ships will carry liquefied ethylene gas from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/New-vessels-launched-to-ship-Sabics-ethylene-produced-in-the-UK_65311.html
November 12, 2014
Health-care firm Consort Medical (Hemel Hempstead, UK) says that it today completed the previously announced acquisition of Aesica Pharmaceuticals (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK) from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Consort-Medical-completes-acquisition-of-Aesica_65312.html
November 12, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced a public consultation on applications for authorization of trichloroethylene (TCE) under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-alternatives-to-trichloroethylene-under-Reach_65317.html
November 7, 2014
Croda International today reported a 6.1% decline in third-quarter adjusted profit before tax, to £55.1 million ($87.3 million), on revenues down 3.3%, to £259.0 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Croda-reports-lower-third-quarter-profits-and-revenues_65213.html
November 5, 2014
AMEC (London) said today that it has extended its offer to acquire fellow engineering and construction firm Foster Wheeler until 12 November. The offer has been extended to provide...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AMEC-extends-offer-to-buy-Foster-Wheeler-new-company-to-be-named-Amec-Foster-Wheeler_65132.html
November 5, 2014
Momfluorothrin and 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one (CMIT) have been added to the registry of intentions (RoI) under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Momfluorothrin-CMIT-added-to-registry-of-intentions-under-CLH_65136.html
November 5, 2014
Alent (Woking, UK), a supplier of highly engineered and customized specialty chemicals and materials, today announced the appointment of Andrew Heath as CEO. Heath, who replaces Steve...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Alent-appoints-new-CEO-issues-interim-report_65134.html
November 4, 2014
Murphy Oil (El Dorado, AR) said on Tuesday that Murco Petroleum, its wholly owned subsidiary, was unable to complete the sale of the Milford Haven refinery and terminal assets in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Klesch-pulls-out-of-UK-refinery-purchase-deal-leading-to-permanent-closure_65123.html
November 4, 2014
CRACKING US ETHANE: Grangemouth with Dragon shale gas carrier Ineos Olefins & Polymers Europe said today that it has reached an agreement with Evergas to order an additional two...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-orders-two-more-vessels-to-ship-US-ethane-to-its-European-crackers_65089.html
November 4, 2014
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, has entered into an agreement to acquire Definiens, a privately-held company that has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AstraZeneca-to-strengthen-oncology-portfolio-with-acquisition-and-collaborations_65088.html
November 3, 2014
Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) has acquired Pentagon Chemicals (Halebank, UK), a maker of fine and specialty chemicals for the life science market, in a deal that closed on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Vertellus-acquires-UKs-Pentagon-Chemicals_65053.html
October 31, 2014
Chad Holliday, 66, former CEO of DuPont and former chairman of Bank of America, will become the first American chairman at Royal Dutch Shell, Shell said Thursday. Holliday, already a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Former-DuPont-CEO-Holliday-to-become-first-American-chairman-of-Royal-Dutch-Shell_65011.html
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