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National Peroxide Terminates S. R. Lohokare's Appointment As MD

11:52am GMT

Dec 15 (Reuters) - National Peroxide Ltd ::SAYS ‍DECIDED TO TERMINATE S. R. LOHOKARE'S APPOINTMENT AS MD WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT​.SAYS APPOINTS SURESH KHURANA AS CEO, DIRECTOR WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.

Inner Mongolia Lantai To Buy Chlor-Alkali Related Assets Via Cash, Share Issue

11:11am GMT

Dec 15 (Reuters) - Inner Mongolia Lantai Industrial Co Ltd <600328.SS>::SAYS IT PLANS TO BUY CHLOR-ALKALI RELATED ASSETS FOR A COMBINED 2.9 BILLION YUAN ($438.92 million) VIA CASH, SHARE ISSUE.SAYS IT AIMS TO RAISE UP TO 1.2 BILLION YUAN IN PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF SHARES TO FUND THE ACQUISITIONS.

Lmg Chemicals Corp Elects Dominic L. Sytin As Chairman, President And CEO

7:37am GMT

Dec 15 (Reuters) - LMG Chemicals Corp ::- ELECTS DOMINIC L. SYTIN AS CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO.ROBINSON W. SIAO ELECTED AS VICE-CHAIRMAN OF BOARD ‍​.

Orica Updates On Ammonium Nitrate Volumes For FY18

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Dec 15 (Reuters) - Orica Ltd ::SEES FY18 GLOBAL AMMONIUM NITRATE VOLUMES TO BE AROUND TOP END OF PREVIOUSLY PROVIDED GUIDANCE.SEE NO NEW OR UNEXPECTED PRICE RESETS IN FY19.WILL INCREASE INVESTMENT IN TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AND IT TO AROUND $40 MILLION IN FY18​."WE ARE CLOSE TO END OF KNOWN HEADWINDS THAT WE HAVE ROUTINELY FACED OVER LAST THREE YEARS".

Albemarle Enters Into Agreement To Sell Portion Of Performance Catalysts Solutions To W. R. Grace & Co.

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Dec 14 (Reuters) - W. R. Grace & Co ::ALBEMARLE ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO SELL PORTION OF PERFORMANCE CATALYSTS SOLUTIONS TO W. R. GRACE & CO..ALBEMARLE - W.R. GRACE TO ASSUME LEASE & OPERATIONS AT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CENTER IN BATON ROUGE, OPERATIONS AT YEOSU, SOUTH KOREA SITE.ALBEMARLE - ORGANOMETALLICS AND CURATIVES PORTIONS OF PERFORMANCE CATALYSTS SOLUTIONS BUSINESS WILL REMAIN WITH CO.

Grace To Acquire Polyolefin Catalysts Business

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Dec 14 (Reuters) - W. R. Grace & Co ::GRACE TO ACQUIRE POLYOLEFIN CATALYSTS BUSINESS.W. R. GRACE & CO - DEAL FOR $416 MILLION.W. R. GRACE & CO - EXPECTS TO FINANCE TRANSACTION WITH A COMBINATION OF DEBT AND CASH.W. R. GRACE - SIGNED AGREEMENT TO BUY POLYOLEFIN CATALYSTS BUSINESS OF ALBEMARLE.

Univar Announces Resolution Of Canadian Tax Dispute

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Univar Inc ::UNIVAR ANNOUNCES RESOLUTION OF CANADIAN TAX DISPUTE.UNIVAR INC - CANADA REVENUE AGENCY DID NOT FILE APPEAL TO CHALLENGE FEDERAL COURT OF APPEAL'S JUDGEMENT ISSUED ON OCT 13, 2017 IN UNIVAR'S FAVOR.UNIVAR - COURT DISMISSED PREVIOUSLY DISCLOSED ASSESSMENT OF WITHHOLDING TAXES & INTEREST RELATED TO RESTRUCTURING FROM 2007 ACQUISITION OF UNIVAR.

Axalta Coating Systems Sees Preliminary 2018 Net Sales Growth About 6% to 7%

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Axalta Coating Systems Ltd ::AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS LTD SEES PRELIMINARY 2018 CAPEX OF ABOUT $160 MILLION.SAYS SEES PRELIMINARY 2018 NET SALES GROWTH ABOUT 6 PERCENT TO 7 PERCENT - SEC FILING.SEES PRELIMINARY 2018 ADJUSTED EBITDA IN RANGE OF $940 MILLION - $980 MILLION.FY2018 REVENUE VIEW $4.66 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SEES PRELIMINARY 2018 FREE CASH FLOW BETWEEN $430 MILLION AND $470 MILLION.

India's Polson Sept-Qtr Profit Rises

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Polson Ltd ::SEPT QUARTER PROFIT 9.5 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 7.2 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.SEPT QUARTER REVENUE FROM OPERATIONS 306.6 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS 249.1 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.

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