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April 26, 2013
Trading in Evonik Industries shares began on 25 April, on the Frankfurt and Luxembourg stock exchanges. It follows three rounds of private placements this year by Evonik’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Evonik-lists-in-Frankfurt-and-Luxembourg-aims-for-MDAX_51511.html
April 15, 2013
The outlook for first-quarter results has dimmed as weaker-than-expected demand led several companies to issue warnings and industry analysts trimmed quarterly estimates....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Trimmed-estimates-early-earnings-turn-sentiment-bearish_51136.html
April 15, 2013
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) and Mitsubishi Corp. say they are in the final stages of an agreement with the government of Trinidad and Tobago and local partner, Neal & Massy...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Japanese-firms-confirm-plans-for-petchem-project-in-Trinidad-and-Tobago_51137.html
April 1, 2013
DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred business will pay Monsanto a minimum of $1.75 billion in royalty payments through 2023 to stack Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 (RR2)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/DuPont-and-Monsanto-sign-licensing-deal-end-patent-fight_50831.html
March 29, 2013
Dow Chemical announced plans to build four downstream polymer and elastomer units that would be fed from its planned Freeport, TX, cracker. The investments include a metallocene-based...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Dow-plans-four-US-polymer-plants-signs-ethylene-supply-agreement-for-Idemitsu-Mitsui-LAO-JV_50830.html
March 19, 2013
Dow Chemical says it plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion from divestitures over the next 18 months, including sales of its polypropylene licensing and catalysts business and plastic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Dow-Chemical-details-$1-5-billion-divestiture-plan_50546.html
March 19, 2013
LyondellBasell Industries announced plans last week to add 800 million lbs/year of ethylene capacity at its Corpus Christi, TX, site by late 2015 as part of a capital spending ramp-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/LyondellBasell-boosts-US-ethylene-PE-expansion-plans_50545.html
March 8, 2013
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released a final award amount of nearly $2.5 billion in the arbitration case between Dow Chemical and Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City) related to the aborted K-Dow transaction....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Kuwait-ordered-to-pay-Dow-$2-5-billion-in-K-Dow-case_50367.html
March 8, 2013
A. Schulman last week announced a hostile bid to acquire struggling Ferro for $6.50/share. The offer price represents a 25% premium to Ferro’s closing price on 1 March—the last...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Schulman-makes-hostile-bid-to-acquire-Ferro-for-$855-million_50368.html
March 1, 2013
RAG Foundation (Essen, Germany) and CVC Capital Partners, owners of Evonik Industries, have revived plans to float Evonik. “Evonik Industries is resuming its preparations for its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/RAG-and-CVC-revive-plans-to-float-Evonik_50164.html
February 15, 2013
Dow chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris went before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources last week to make the case for limiting US exports of natural gas. The question...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Liveris-presses-US-Senate-for-a-restrained-incremental-approach-to-exports_49882.html
February 8, 2013
Fourth-quarter results at commodity and diversified firms were mixed, as weakness in Europe and China cast a pall over favorable ethylene margins in North America. Company officials...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Diversified-results-reflect-shaky-end-to-2012-outlook-tepid_49697.html
February 8, 2013
Praxair has agreed to acquire beverage carbonation firm NuCO2 from a Los Angeles–based private equity firm, Aurora Capital Group, for $1.1 billion in cash. The transaction is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Praxair-acquires-beverage-carbonation-firm-NuCO2-for-$1-1-billion_49698.html
January 25, 2013
Dow Chemical has withdrawn from National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), citing the group’s position on natural gas exports. Dow’s decision to leave the top US...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Dow-withdraws-from-NAM-over-gas-exports_49317.html
January 25, 2013
Kullman: Volume gains driven by agriculture. The cyclical downturn in titanium dioxide (TiO2) continued to drag on DuPont’s profits, which tumbled 70% in the fourth quarter and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/DuPont-profits-fall-sharply-industrial-gas-results-mixed_49318.html
January 18, 2013
Bunch: Sales, earnings rise despite Europe slump. PPG Industries reported fourth-quarter net income of $227 million, up 5% year-on-year. Revenues were up 4%, to $3.6 billion. Reported...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/PPG-meets-expectations-as-fourth-quarter-reports-start_49111.html
January 18, 2013
PPG Industries says that it is currently in discussions with partner Essilor, a maker of ophthalmic lenses and optical equipment, relating to the future of their Transitions Optical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/PPG-mulls-options-for-Transitions-optical-jv-stake_49112.html
January 11, 2013
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced on 28 December that she will leave the agency after President Obama’s State of the Union address later this month. Jackson says she is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Jackson-steps-down-as-EPA-administrator-choice-of-successor-seen-as-clue-to-policy-direction-in-Obamas-second-term_48881.html
January 11, 2013
Siadat: To build on the strong technology base. Clariant has signed an agreement to sell its textile chemicals, paper specialties, and emulsions businesses to private investment firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/SK-Capital-to-acquire-three-businesses-from-Clariant_48882.html
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