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May 12, 2014
Norbert Dentressangle, a transport, logistics and freight forwarding company, has won a new five-year contract with Sabic UK Petrochemicals to provide a maintenance, repair and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Norbert-Dentressangle-wins-warehousing-contract-from-Sabic-UK_61017.html
May 12, 2014
Geo Specialty Chemicals (Ambler, PA) says it has begun construction of a new production facility at its Hythe site in the United Kingdom designed to serve the fast growing contact lens...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Geo-begins-construction-of-new-facility-at-Hythe-UK_61011.html
May 12, 2014
IGas (London), a shale gas explorer, has acquired Dart Energy (Singapore) for about A$211.5 million ($198 million), IGas says. The combination of IGas and Dart will create a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/IGas-acquisition-will-create-largest-UK-shale-gas-explorer_60989.html
May 7, 2014
Arkema will cease production at its coating resins production unit at Stallingborough, UK, the company confirmed today. The plant was formerly part of Cray Valley, a Total subsidiary...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Arkema-to-cease-coating-resins-production-at-UK-site_60865.html
May 7, 2014
Ineos has reached an agreement with Evergas (Copenhagen) to expand, from four to six vessels, the former's order for a series of ethane vessels that are under construction in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-orders-two-additional-ethane-carriers-from-Evergas_60851.html
May 5, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) said on Friday that it completed its acquisition of AZ Electronic Materials, creating a leading solutions provider in the premium segment of high-tech...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Merck-KGaA-completes-acquisition-of-AZ-integration-to-be-completed-by-end-of-the-year_60778.html
May 2, 2014
There has been a slight uptick in phenol and phenol derivatives demand in Europe partly as result of an improved economic outlook, notably in the automotive sector, and an absence of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Phenol-prices-firm-up-in-Europe-but-longer-term-sentiment-is-bearish_60758.html
May 2, 2014
AstraZeneca says that its board today rejected Pfizer’s proposal to combine the two firms. “The financial and other terms described in the proposal are inadequate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AstraZeneca-board-rejects-Pfizers-sweetened-proposal_60759.html
May 2, 2014
Pfizer announced today that it has submitted a revised written proposal to AstraZeneca to combine the two companies. The move follows consultation with major shareholders. Pfizer says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Pfizer-raises-offer-for-AstraZeneca-sends-letter-to-UK-prime-minister_60757.html
April 30, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) announced today that it has received the final clearance from the Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) to acquire AZ Electronic Materials (AZ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/China-clears-Merck-KGaAs-acquisition-of-AZ-Electronic-Materials_60705.html
April 30, 2014
Shell today reported a 3% rise in first quarter chemical volume sales, to 4.29 million m.t., compared with the year-earlier period. Sales volumes declined 3% compared with the fourth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Shell-reports-higher-first-quarter-chemical-sales-Qatar-project-awaits-final-investment-decision_60685.html
April 30, 2014
The UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum, a body led by government but including the chemical industry, nongovernmental organizations, trade unions, and others, has launched a new advice on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Chemical-Industries-Association-backs-new-advice-on-authorization-under-Reach_60658.html
April 29, 2014
LyondellBasell reports first-quarter net income of $944 million, up 5% year-on-year on gains in Europe and Asia. Sales increased 4.4% YOY to $11.1 billion. Earnings of $1.72/share beat the consensus estimate of $1.71/share by a nose....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/LyondellBasell-net-income-up-5-percent-YOY-short-of-analyst-consensus_60663.html
April 29, 2014
Arle Capital (London), a private equity firm spun out of Candover Investments (London) in 2010, is to acquire Innovia (Wigton, UK), a manufacturer of specialty films for labels...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Arle-Capital-to-acquire-supplier-of-polymer-for-new-UK-banknotes_60653.html
April 28, 2014
Pfizer said today that it approached AstraZeneca on Saturday seeking to renew discussions, which could lead to the merger of the two companies. The news follows an initial approach by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Pfizer-confirms-interest-in-AstraZeneca-will-hold-investor-call-today_60625.html
April 25, 2014
Establishing a shale gas industry in the United Kingdom would provide a huge boost to the UK economy, according to an official report, published today. Shale gas could create an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Government-report-Building-UKs-shale-industry-could-create-$55-billion-supply-chain_60606.html
April 24, 2014
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it has signed an exclusive agreement to manufacture high-quality graphene products using a new process developed by researchers at Trinity College Dublin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Thomas-Swan-says-it-has-exclusive-agreement-to-manufacture-graphene-products-using-new-process_60535.html
April 24, 2014
Elementis's (London) first-quarter sales volumes increased across most segments, the company announced today in an interim management statement. The company did not disclose profit or...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Elementis-says-first-quarter-volumes-increased-full-year-profits-likely-to-meet-expectations_60520.html
April 23, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) said today that ICL Fertilizers’ subsidiary, Cleveland Potash Ltd. (CPL), will expand its polyhalite mining capacity at its Boulby mine in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ICL-to-invest-in-major-expansion-of-polyhalite-potash-capacity-in-the-UK_60482.html
April 22, 2014
Solena Fuels (Washington), in partnership with British Airways, has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel, British Airways...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/British-Airways-and-US-firm-join-forces-in-waste-to-jet-fuel-project_60457.html
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