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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
October 31, 2014
Specialty chemicals producer Elementis (London) in its interim management statement for the three months ended 30 September 2014 said it has demonstrated resilient performance in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Elementis-reports-resilient-third-quarter-performance-in-challenging-conditions_65013.html
October 29, 2014
Johnson Matthey says that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Clariant's battery materials business for $75 million. The transaction, which is expected to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-to-acquire-Clariants-battery-materials-business-for-$75-million_64880.html
October 29, 2014
BP included a $444-million impairment charge in its third-quarter accounts following a "strategic business review" of its petrochemicals business. BP's petrochemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Big-impairment-charge-aromatics-oversupply-weigh-on-BPs-petchem-earnings-plant-closures-planned_64850.html
October 28, 2014
Synthomer (Harlow, UK) today warned in its interim management statement that its full-year earnings will be slightly below analysts' consensus because of weakening conditions in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Synthomer-warns-on-profits-as-European-demand-falters_64845.html
October 28, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on dichlofluanid and salicylic acid under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-dichlofluanid-and-salicylic-acid-under-CLH_64858.html
October 27, 2014
Biopharmaceuticals group CSL (Parkville, Australia) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Novartis’s global influenza vaccine business for $275 million. The business will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/CSL-to-buy-Novartiss-flu-vaccines-business-creating-a-global-leader_64806.html
October 22, 2014
Stan Higgins, chief executive of the North East Process Industry Cluster (Nepic; Wilton, UK), has been elected European cluster manager of the year 2014. The vote took place at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Chief-of-UKs-Nepic-elected-European-cluster-manager-of-the-year_64671.html
October 22, 2014
UK employers' association CBI (London), commenting ahead of a meeting of the European Council in Brussels, says that “competitiveness must be at the heart of European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/UKs-CBI-Competitiveness-must-be-at-heart-of-EU-climate-discussions_64666.html
October 21, 2014
Croda International (Goole, UK) has appointed Jez Maiden as new group finance director to take over from Sean Christie, who will step down in 2015 after nine years in the role. Maiden...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Croda-appoints-new-group-finance-director_64439.html
October 21, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on proposals for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) of three substances: azadirachtin (Neem...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-CLH-proposals-for-azadirachtin-margosa-extract-and-terbuthylazine_64639.html
October 20, 2014
Ineos, which has already acquired two licenses to explore for shale gas in the United Kingdom, is bidding for more licenses, according to Tom Crotty, group director at Ineos. Crotty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-ups-the-ante-on-UK-shale-exploration_64595.html
October 15, 2014
The United Kingdom competent authority says that it will submit a restriction proposal to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) in January 2015 to restrict...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-the-persistence-and-bioaccumulation-of-two-siloxanes_64522.html
October 15, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on the harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for triadimenol. The deadline...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/ECHA-starts-CLH-public-consultation-on-triadimenol_64521.html
October 15, 2014
AbbVie (Chicago) and Shire (Dublin) have announced that AbbVie is reconsidering its previously announced decision to acquire Shire for £32 billion ($51 billion). AbbVie says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AbbVie-reconsiders-decision-to-acquire-Shire_64523.html
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