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2013-12-27 04:20:36

DUBLIN, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6q76d/phthalic) has announced the addition of the "Global Phthalic Anhydride Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6q76d/phthalic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Phthalate plasticizer was the largest...

2013-12-06 12:22:41

DUBLIN, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5p5nrd/china_coal_tar) has announced the addition of the "China Coal Tar Industry Report 2013" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In 2012, China's economy slowed down, iron and steel companies restricted production due to losses, coke prices kept falling, and the coking industry was sluggish. Overall, the coking industry was confronted with...

2010-12-23 09:56:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) and Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec", Nasdaq: PRPX) today announced the closing of an Asset Purchase Agreement ("APA") with Koppers, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. ("Koppers", NYSE: KOP). Koppers will purchase the assets of Portec's rail joint business primarily located at Portec's Huntington, WV Plant. Revenues for this business in 2010 are estimated at...

2010-12-09 17:42:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) and Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec", Nasdaq: PRPX) , announce the signing of an Asset Purchase Agreement ("APA") with Koppers, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. ("Koppers", NYSE: KOP). Koppers will purchase the assets of Portec's rail joint business primarily located at Portec's Huntington, WV Plant. Revenues for this business in 2010 are estimated at...

2008-10-03 00:00:17

Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said Wednesday it completed previously announced $160 million sale of its metallurgical coke plant in Monessen to Arcelor Mittal Holdings Inc. Koppers expects to get $90 million in cash from the sale. Arcelor Mittal had been buying all of the Monessen plant's annual production of 320,000 metric tons of coke. Arcelor Mittal said the acquisition is a step toward increasing its self-sufficiency in coke production. Originally published by The Tribune-Review....

2008-10-01 15:00:39

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue. World Wood Preservative Chemicals Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092429/World-Wood-Preservative-Chemicals-Market.html This report analyzes the US and European markets for Wood Preservative Chemicals in US$ Million. The major End Use segments analyzed for the US and Europe markets are Decking, Landscape Products, Railroad Products, Utility Poles,...

2008-08-09 00:00:24

Koppers Holdings Inc., Downtown, said Thursday that second- quarter net income rose 8 percent to $24.3 million, or $1.16 a share, compared to $22.3 million, or $1.08, a year ago. The increase is a reflection of strong product demand in Koppers' key end markets of aluminum and railroads, said CEO Walter W. Turner. The company also benefited from higher pricing in some of its chemical products, due to higher oil prices, Turner said. Sales increased to $375.3 million, compared to $326.7...

2008-08-05 18:00:29

By Chris Buckley, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Aug. 5--MONESSEN -- For most of the veteran workforce at the coke plant, Monday's informal meeting with company officials was something they had seen before. The current employer was announcing that the 67-year-old coke plant was being sold. The difference this time was the workers left the plant at day's end confident they will be punching timecards for years to come. On Monday, Koppers Holdings Inc., of Pittsburgh, announced...

2008-08-05 03:00:34

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 5--Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said Monday it is selling its Monessen coke plant to the world's largest steelmaker for $160 million in a deal that will end its involvement in the coke-making business. Koppers Inc., a subsidiary of Koppers Holdings, said it expects the sale to ArcelorMittal SA of Luxembourg to be completed in the fourth quarter. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals. The sale would affect about 180...

2008-08-05 00:00:29

By Joe Napsha Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said today it signed a deal to sell its metallurgical coke-producing plant in Monessen to ArcelorMittal SA for about $160 million. Koppers operates the coke plant in southern Westmoreland County. It expects the sale to be completed in the fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approvals. ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, currently purchases all of the coke produced at the plant. The Monessen plant has an annual production of...