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August 3, 2015
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) and Nano-C (Westwood, MA), a privately held company, have announced joint development of new fullerene derivatives for the emerging field of organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Merck-and-Nano-C-join-forces-to-develop-fullerene-derivatives-for-organic-photovoltaics_72690.html
August 2, 2015
CF Industries has completed the acquisition of the shares it did not already own in GrowHow UK from Yara International for $580 million in cash. GrowHow owns and operates nitrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/CF-Industries-completes-acquisition-of-GrowHow-UK-from-Yara_72676.html
July 30, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell says that it will cut 6,500 jobs this year, almost 7% of its total workforce, as part of additional cost-cutting plans designed to offset the impact of a prolonged...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Shell-to-cut-6500-jobs-group-wide-in-response-to-continued-low-oil-prices_72553.html
July 28, 2015
LyondellBasell reports net income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion, up 7.8% year-over-year (YOY) as higher volumes and lower feedstock costs more than offset declines in product prices. Sales totaled $9.1 billion, up 11.7% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/LyondellBasell-income-up-beats-analyst-consensus_72480.html
July 28, 2015
BP has announced that its petrochemicals business swung to an underlying replacement cost (RC) profit before interest and tax of $76 million in the second quarter of 2015 from an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BPs-petrochemicals-business-swings-to-profit_72475.html
July 28, 2015
A Monsanto spokeswoman has confirmed to Reuters that the $2-billion breakup fee offered to Syngenta if antitrust regulators blocks US firm’s proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Monsanto-$2-billion-breakup-fee-payable-if-Syngenta-deal-blocked-on-any-antitrust-grounds_72472.html
July 28, 2015
Elementis on Tuesday reported its results for the six months ended 30 June. Revenues were $360.4 million, down 10%, or 4% excluding currency movements. Group operating margins remained...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Elementis-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-looking-for-bolt-on-acquisitions_72470.html
July 22, 2015
Johnson Matthey on Wednesday released its first-quarter trading update covering the quarter ended 30 June. Group sales were up 6%, to £797 million ($1.25 billion), while...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-reports-higher-sales-on-robust-catalysts-demand_72349.html
July 21, 2015
Croda's (Goole, UK) profit after tax for the first six months of 2015 stood at £97.3 million ($151.6 million), up 11% year-on-year (YOY), according to the company's unaudited...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Crodas-profit-up-in-first-six-months_72334.html
July 21, 2015
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), the leading global producer of the high-performance polymer polyetheretherketone (PEEK), on Tuesday announced its interim management statement for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Victrex-reports-flat-sales-on-higher-volumes-acquires-Kleiss-Gears_72329.html
July 17, 2015
Ineos is relocating many of its corporate functions back to the United Kingdom from Switzerland, says chairman Jim Ratcliffe in an interview that appears today in the London Evening...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-to-relocate-corporate-functions-back-to-the-UK_72231.html
July 17, 2015
Ineos has confirmed to CW that it is relocating part of its senior staff back to the United Kingdom from Switzerland. The company moved its headquarters from the United Kingdom to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-confirms-London-will-act-as-dual-headquarters-with-Switzerland_72272.html
July 15, 2015
The UK government on Tuesday decided against a public inquiry into the £2 billion ($4.7 billion) potash project planned for the North York Moors national park. The York potash...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/UK-government-rules-out-public-inquiry-into-York-Potash-project_72185.html
July 15, 2015
Jim Ratcliffe inspects one of two shale gas carriers Ineos held a ship naming ceremony Tuesday at Qidong, China, near Shanghai, in the latest landmark of the company's $1-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-names-ships-built-to-carry-shale-gas-from-the-US-to-Europe_72127.html
July 13, 2015
Vopak has received a nonbinding offer for all of its UK assets, the company announced Monday. Vopak has also confirmed that, based on this interest, exploratory meetings are currently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Vopak-receives-nonbinding-offer-for-its-UK-assets_72105.html
July 13, 2015
Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) has reached a deal to acquire Alent (Woking, UK) in a cash and stock transaction for about £1.4 billion ($2.17 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Platform-Specialty-Products-to-acquire-UK-based-specialty-chemicals-firm-Alent-for-$2-3-billion_72100.html
July 12, 2015
Following a landmark planning approval by the North York Moors National Park Authority of a controversial potash mine in the United Kingdom, the investor, Sirius Minerals (London), has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Sirius-Minerals-seeking-finance-for-UK-potash-mine-may-raise-capacity-of-the-project_72094.html
July 10, 2015
Ineos on Friday announced that the 330-ton roof of its new ethane tank at Grangemouth, UK, has been lifted into place. The tank, Europe's largest for ethane, will be able to hold over...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-reaches-milestone-in-project-to-supply-US-ethane-to-Grangemouth-complex_72083.html
July 7, 2015
Velocys (Abingdon, UK), the AIM-listed gas-to-liquids (GTLs) technology firm backed by Russian tycoon and owner of Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich, has suspended its CEO, Roy...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Velocys-suspends-CEO-over-allegations-of-serious-misconduct_71970.html
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