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ALS Ltd (ALQ.AX)

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ALS Ltd says Nerolie Withnall retires as chairman
5:17am EDT 

ALS Ltd : Retirement of chairman - Nerolie Withnall . Says Bruce Phillips appointed chairman of the board .  Full Article

ALS Ltd expects better performance from metallurgy businesses
Monday, 25 Jul 2016 09:13pm EDT 

ALS Ltd : "We expect to see a better performance from our metallurgy businesses this year" . In the industrial division we expect a slight improvement " . Says Nerolie Withnall has retired as chairman . "Expecting a first half operating loss in oil & gas of approximately $14 million" .  Full Article

ALS Ltd updates on guidance
Monday, 25 Jul 2016 09:13pm EDT 

ALS Ltd : Chairman elect's agm address (inc. first half FY 2017 guidance) . Board expects first half underlying after tax profit to be in the range of $50 to $55 million . Current expectation for underlying profit after tax for the full year to March 2017 is broadly in line with analyst consensus . Seeing growth in our environmental, food, pharmaceutical, geochemistry and tribology businesses" . Profits from coal and asset care business units remain flat" . Is likely the co's future dividend payout ratio will be in the range of 50% to 60% of underlying net profit" .  Full Article

ALS posts FY 2016 underlying npat of $99.5 million, 27 pct lower from FY 2015
Sunday, 29 May 2016 10:19pm EDT 

ALS Ltd : Preliminary final report (app 4e) - year ended 31.3.16 . FY underlying npat of $99.5 million for FY 2016, 27% lower from FY 2015 . Says FY preliminary revenues from ordinary activities down 8.6% to A$1.36 billion . Says the total partly franked dividend for the year will be 13.5 cents per share . Ensuing reduction of industry activity levels and oil price expectations has led to the group recognise a further non-cash impairment . Expects short to mid-term market conditions to remain challenging and unpredictable until the oil price stabilizes" . Australian market conditions are expected to remain challenging throughout FY 2017 .  Full Article

ALS Ltd announces final dividend
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 09:07pm EDT 

ALS Ltd:Announces FY 2015 final dividend of 10 per share will be paid on July 1.  Full Article

ALS Ltd announces ownership interest of Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries
Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 10:15pm EST 

ALS Ltd:Says that Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries has an interest in 23,801,665 ordinary shares of the company, representing 5.98 pct. of total voting power.  Full Article

ALS Ltd announces ownership interest of Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries
Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 12:08am EST 

ALS Ltd:Says that Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries has an interest in 20,227,678 ordinary shares of the company, representing 5.05 pct. of total voting power.  Full Article

ALS Ltd declares interim dividend
Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 07:38pm EST 

ALS Ltd:Declares a partly franked (10 pct) interim dividend of 11 cents per share.Will be paid on Dec. 19 on all shares registered in the company’s register at the close of business on Dec. 04.  Full Article

ALS Limited sells Reward Distribution business
Friday, 31 Oct 2014 01:19am EDT 

ALS Limited:Announces that it has divested its non-food hospitality supplies business, Reward Distribution.Says ALS has sold the Reward business to Paris-based E.CF Group, in partnership with some members of the existing Reward management team.Says the sale of the business will generate about $22 million in cash for ALS.  Full Article

ALS Ltd lowers H1 2015 net profit after tax guidance; gives H1 2015 revenue guidance
Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 07:03pm EDT 

ALS Ltd:Says that subject to audit review, underlying net profit after tax (excluding amortisation of intangibles and restructuring costs) for H1 2015 is expected to be about A$64 mln.Estimates H1 2015 revenues to be A$755 mln.At the company's annual general meeting on July 29, ALS Ltd provided guidance that it expected underlying net profit after tax for H1 2015 to be about A$74 mln.H1 2015 net income of A$74 mln and revenue of A$756 mln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Thyssenkrupp plans further shakeup of Industrial Solutions

ESSEN, Germany, July 4 - German industrial group Thyssenkrupp announced a further shakeup of its Industrial Solutions unit, which it is restructuring in the face of weak demand for plant engineering and challenges in its naval business.