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Berkshire Hathaway acquires chemical maker Lubrizol for $9 billion

OMAHA, Neb. — American conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway has completed its $9 billion acquisition of specialty chemical maker Lubrizol, according to Banking Business Review.With the closing of this transaction, Lubrizol is
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Tyco International to split into three independent companies

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland — Tyco International Ltd. today announced that it will split into three independent, publically traded companies, according to a press release.The three companies created through the separation
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Fire breaks out at Shanghai petrochemical plant

SHANGHAI — A fire broke out late Thursday evening in an alkene production facility at the Shanghai Secco Petrochemical Co., Xinhua News Agency reported.Firefighters worked through the night to extinguish
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Former auto-chemical exec sentenced to prison

NEW YORK — James Margulies, a former automotive-chemical CEO, received a prison sentence of seven to 21 years for a multimillion-dollar stock manipulation scheme, The Associated Press reported.The former
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European Commission to review controversial chemical regulation

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Somali pirates hijack chemical tanker off Omani coast

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Thousands protest at Chinese chemical plant

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Australian chemical facility shut down after chemical leak

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3M Names New Executive Vice President

3M Co. named Michael Vale executive vice president of its Consumer and Office Business division, succeeding Joe Harlan, who is leaving to take a top management post at Dow Chemical
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Sinopec and Syntroleum Announce Grand Opening of Demonstration Plant

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) and Syntroleum Corporation announced today the grand opening of the Sinopec/Syntroleum Demonstration Facility (SDF) located in Zhenhai, China, according to a press release. SDF
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