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Umicore SA (UMI.BR)

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Umicore Says Environmental Impact Of Fire In Hoboken Was Negligible
Monday, 8 Jul 2019 

July 8 (Reuters) - Umicore SA ::ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FIRE IN HOBOKEN WAS NEGLIGIBLE, AS NO RAW MATERIALS WERE LOST IN THE FIRE AND NO METALS WERE EMITTED.SMELTER WILL REMAIN SHUT DOWN UNTIL THE CONVEYOR INSTALLATION HAS BEEN REPAIRED.DELIVERIES TO CUSTOMERS WILL PROCEED AS PLANNED.ESTIMATES FINANCIAL IMPACT OF THE FIRE INCIDENT ON UMICORE’S 2019 REBIT WILL BE SLIGHTLY BELOW € 10 MILLION.IMPACT INCLUDES BOTH VOLUME IMPACT CAUSED BY THE SHUTDOWN AND THE REPAIR COSTS WHICH FALL BELOW THE INSURANCE DEDUCTIBLE LEVEL.  Full Article

Umicore Reports Fire At Peripheral Installation Of Smelter At Its U.S. Plant
Wednesday, 3 Jul 2019 

July 3 (Reuters) - Umicore SA ::SAYS THIS MORNING A FIRE BROKE OUT AT A PERIPHERAL INSTALLATION OF THE SMELTER AT UMICORE’S HOBOKEN PLANT.NO CASUALTIES ARE REPORTED.THE FIRE BRIGADE EXTINGUISHED THE FIRE.IT IS TOO EARLY TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS AS TO THE ORIGIN OF FIRE OR ITS FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL IMPACT ON HOBOKEN ACTIVITY.THE IMPACTED INSTALLATION IS CURRENTLY SHUT DOWN WHILE THE REST OF THE PLANT REMAINS IN OPERATION.  Full Article

Umicore Sees FY 2019 Recurring EBIT Between 475 And 525 Million Euros
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 

April 23 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::UMICORE UPDATE ON TRADING CONDITIONS AND OUTLOOK.EXPECTS ITS RECURRING EBIT FOR THE FULL YEAR 2019 TO BE IN A RANGE OF € 475 MILLION TO € 525 MILLION.UMICORE EXPECTS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN 2020 ALTHOUGH THIS WILL BE BELOW THE PREVIOUS INDICATIONS.ENERGY & SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES BUSINESS GROUP FACES CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS IN ITS KEY END-MARKETS.ENERGY & SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES BUSINESS GROUP EXPERIENCES DELAYS OF 12 TO 18 MONTHS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ITS CATHODE MATERIALS SALES.RECURRING EBIT OF ENERGY & SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES IN 2019 IS EXPECTED TO BE WELL UNDER THE LEVELS ACHIEVED IN 2018.  Full Article

Umicore Partners With ABB FIA Formula E Championship On Battery Recycling
Monday, 18 Feb 2019 

Feb 18 (Reuters) - Umicore SA ::UMICORE PARTNERS WITH ABB FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP TO IMPLEMENT BATTERY RECYCLING PROGRAM.  Full Article

Umicore Expands Production Capacity For Fuel Cell Catalysts
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::EXPANDS PRODUCTION CAPACITY FOR FUEL CELL CATALYSTS.WILL BE EXPANDING ITS PRODUCTION CAPACITY FOR FUEL CELL CATALYSTS IN SOUTH-KOREA.LOW DOUBLE-DIGIT MILLION EURO INVESTMENT.NEW PRODUCTION PLANT CLOSE TO UMICORE’S TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE NEAR SEOUL.NEW PLANT WILL BE COMMISSIONED TOWARDS THE END OF 2019.NEW PLANT EXPECTED TO BE FULLY RAMPED UP BY THE END OF 2020.  Full Article

Umicore Says Fire At Facility In Hoboken Now Extinguished
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::SAYS FIRE AT FACILITY IN HOBOKEN NOW EXTINGUISHED.IMPACT OF THE INCIDENT IS BEING EVALUATED AT THE MOMENT.  Full Article

Umicore Says Ramp Up Of Costs In Battery Materials Is Not Linear - Conf Call
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018 

July 31 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::UMICORE - THE RAMP UP OF COSTS IN BATTERY MATERIALS IS NOT LINEAR - CONF CALL.ON COBALT PRICES: PRICES HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY CAPACITY INCREASES AND OVERSTOCKING AT START OF YEAR - CONF CALL.  Full Article

Umicore Outlines Its European Production Roadmap For Cathode Materials
Friday, 1 Jun 2018 

June 1 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::HAS NOW SELECTED A SITE IN NYSA, POLAND, FOR THIS INVESTMENT.FIRST PHASE OF THIS INVESTMENT IS INCLUDED IN THE € 660 MILLION PROGRAMME AND IS DUE TO START DELIVERIES IN LATE 2020..HAS NOW SELECTED A SITE IN NYSA, POLAND, FOR PLANT TO MANUFACTURE CATHODE MATERIALS.THE FIRST PHASE IS EXPECTED TO CREATE UP TO 400 JOBS.TO BUILD A NEW PROCESS COMPETENCE CENTER AT ITS EXISTING SITE IN OLEN, BELGIUM.THIS INVESTMENT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMMISSIONED IN LATE 2019 AND WILL BE EMPLOYING AROUND 20 RESEARCHERS.NEW PROCESS COMPETENCE CENTER: INVESTMENT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMMISSIONED IN LATE 2019 AND WILL BE EMPLOYING AROUND 20 RESEARCHERS..  Full Article

Umicore's CEO Reiterates Confidence In Material Revenue And Earnings Growth In 2018
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 26 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::CEO MARC GRYNBERG REITERATED HIS CONFIDENCE THAT REVENUE AND EARNINGS WOULD KEEP GROWING MATERIALLY IN 2018.UMICORE EXPECTS FULL YEAR RECURRING EBIT TO BE IN A RANGE OF EUR 510 MILLION TO EUR 550 MILLION.ALL STRATEGIC GROWTH INVESTMENTS INCL. PROGRAMME TO RAMP-UP CATHODE MATERIALS PRODUCTION CAPACITY ARE PROGRESSING WELL.  Full Article

Materia, Inc. Sells Catalyst Business To Umicore
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - MATERIA INC. ::MATERIA, INC. SELLS CATALYST BUSINESS TO UMICORE <<>>.MATERIA SAYS TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN JANUARY, 2018.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Johnson Matthey battles lower profit at its biggest unit

* Maintains full-year forecast (Adds background on Clean Air unit)