Chemicals manufacturing

CORRECTS DATE - FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, visitors tour the exhibition booth of ChemChina, also known as China National Chemical Corp., during the China International Chemical Industry Fair in Shanghai, China. U.S. regulators have agreed to the Chinese conglomerate’s proposed $43 billion acquisition of Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta on condition it sells some businesses to satisfy anti-monopoly objections. The Federal Trade Commission’s announcement on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, follows approval last year by European regulators of the purchase by state-owned ChemChina. It would be China’s biggest foreign acquisition to date. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
April 05, 2017 - 6:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and European regulators have cleared a Chinese conglomerate's proposed $43 billion acquisition of Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta on condition it sells some businesses to satisfy anti-monopoly objections. The Federal Trade Commission's announcement comes alongside the approval...
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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, March 27, 2017. The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and Du Pont, saying that the companies' commitments to divest businesses have addressed its concerns. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 27, 2017 - 9:16 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont on Monday, declaring itself satisfied with commitments the companies have made to divest businesses. Both plan to join in a $62 billion deal and then break apart into three separate, publicly traded companies...
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March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Industrial paints and chemicals company AkzoNobel has rejected a second unsolicited takeover bid from U.S. company PPG Industries worth 22.4 billion euros ($24.1 billion). AkzoNobel CEO Ton Buechner said in a statement Wednesday that the bid "significantly fails to...
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March 14, 2017 - 4:00 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Dems say CBO report on GOP bill 'knockout blow' WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican leaders in Congress are scrambling to shore up support for their health care bill. This, as critics go on the attack over new estimates that 14 million people would lose...
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Darren Woods, Exxon Mobil CEO, speaks during CERAWeek at the Hilton Americas,Monday, March 6, 2017, in Houston. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
March 06, 2017 - 5:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday praised Exxon Mobil Corp. after the company announced plans to create thousands of jobs by spending $20 billion over 10 years on refineries, chemical and liquefied natural gas plants along the Gulf Coast. Exxon said the work would create 12,000...
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March 05, 2017 - 1:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Oil and gas companies, including some of the most celebrated industry names in the Houston area, are facing increasingly sophisticated hackers seeking to steal trade secrets and disrupt operations, according to a newspaper investigation. A stretch of the Gulf Coast near Houston...
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