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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, August 13

12:34 PM MDT | August 13, 2010 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW: A variety of chemical companies saw solid earnings increases, driven by rises in volumes. Braskem, however, was not among them, as the Brazilian's firms earnings slid with the real. The company also detailed its investment plans for the U.S. and the Americas, though it does not expect to make any U.S. acquisitions for the next three years. BP's troubles continue, as OSHA has fined the company $50.6 million, a record, for safety violations related to the 2005 refinery accident at Texas City. Albemarle CFO Richard Diemer has resigned. Chemtura's...

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