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2014-03-06 20:20:45

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) ("AMCOL" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has determined in good faith, after consultation with its financial and legal advisors, that a revised proposal received earlier today from Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) ("MTI") to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company at a price per share of $45.75 in cash (the "Revised MTI Proposal")...

2014-02-26 16:24:35

Agreement Increases Price Per Share for AMCOL Shareholders to $42.75 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) ("AMCOL" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved an amended merger agreement with Imerys S.A. ("Imerys"), pursuant to which AMCOL shareholders will receive USD $42.75 per share in cash, an increase of $1.75 per share, for each share of AMCOL common stock that they own,...

2014-02-25 00:20:48

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) ("AMCOL" or the "Company") today confirmed that it has received a revised, unsolicited proposal from Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) ("MTI") to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company at a price per share of $42.50 in cash (the "Revised MTI Proposal"). The Revised MTI Proposal is dependent on MTI's receipt of sufficient financing for the transaction pursuant to MTI's...

2014-01-15 16:20:45

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89zgdm/calcium_carbonate) has announced the addition of the "Calcium Carbonate - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89zgdm/calcium_carbonate ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calcium Carbonate in Thousand...

2013-10-08 08:21:50

MONTREAL, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Mason Graphite Inc. ("Mason Graphite" or the "Company") (TSX.V: LLG) invites you to watch two informational video interviews conducted with President and CEO, Benoit Gascon, on its website at www.masongraphite.com. American television icon and former host of CNN's Larry King Live, Mr. Larry King, and successful hedge fund manager, investor, traveler, writer, and regular media commentator, Mr. Jim Rogers, provide insightful interviews that...

2013-10-01 23:23:19

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Calcium Carbonate Industry. London (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calcium Carbonate in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Ground Calcium Carbonate, and Precipitated Calcium Carbonate. The End Use Segments also analyzed for Precipitated Calcium Carbonate include: Paper, Paints & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Plastics, and Others. The report provides separate...

2013-07-31 08:25:19

LONDON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012, world consumption of kaolin had recovered to almost 23Mt, according to a new report on the industry by Roskill, compared to under 20Mt during the global economic downturn of 2008/09 when demand for kaolin weakened. Consumption is concentrated in Asia (36%), Europe (30%) and North America (24%), and differences in regional rates of growth will continue to reshape the industry. By 2017, Asia is forecast to account for 39% of total...

2011-11-03 14:04:00

PARIS, November 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Firm sales, up +9.3% (+9.2% at comparable Group structure and exchange rates) compared with first 9 months of 2010 - Operating margin up one point to 13.9% - +24.4% growth in net income from current operations - Luzenac Group consolidated from August 1, 2011 - Target of over +20% growth in net income from current operations confirmed for full-year 2011 On Thursday,...

2011-09-20 01:45:00

PARIS, September 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imerys announces today the inauguration, in Andersonville (Georgia, United States) of a production unit for ceramic proppants. Produced from minerals owned and processed by Imerys, ceramic proppants are beads that keep fractures in hydrocarbon reservoirs open, combining great mechanical strength with low density. They are essential to unconventional oil and gas production. Already active in this market with rod shaped proppants...

2011-08-01 11:25:00

PARIS, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imerys has completed today the acquisition of 100% of the Luzenac Group from Rio Tinto. With sales of approximately USD395 million in 2010, Luzenac Group is the world leader in talc processing. This mineral is used in many technical applications such as polymers, paints, ceramics and paper, in a wide range of end markets (industrial equipment, construction and consumer goods etc.). It will therefore strengthen Imerys leadership and product...