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Johnson Matthey's first-half profits stable
Johnson Matthey reported a profit of £172.8 million ($216.6 million) for the company's fiscal first half ended 30 September 2014, a decrease of 0.5% compared with the same period last year. Revenue fell by just over 25% year-on-year (YOY), to £4.8...

Ineos pledges to become the biggest UK shale player with a $1-billion investment
Ratcliffe: UK shale reserves are similar to US Ineos today pledged to invest $1 billion in UK shale gas exploration and appraisal if it wins all the shale gas licenses it has applied for. The company held a rare press conference in London, fronted by Jim...

Developer of organic photovoltaics receives more funds to commericalize its process
Eight19 (Cambridge, UK) , a developer of low-cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, has announced that it has received a further £1 million ($1.6 million) in funds. The...

Synthomer taps Ineos for new CEO appointment
Synthomer (Harlow, UK), a producer of synthetic and natural rubber latices and specialty emulsion polymers, announced today the appointment of Calum MacLean as group CEO. MacLean joins from Ineos where he is a senior board executive and was a founder member...

Reckitt Benckiser details demerger of pharma, new unit to be called Indivior
Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) today gave an update on plans announced on 28 July 2014 to demerge its pharmaceuticals business with a separate UK listing and detailed a proposed timetable for the demerger. The new company, to be called Indivior, will be UK...

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