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26 May, 2020, 06:13 BST Elkem Changes Corporate Structure and top Management to Accelerate Specialisation, Gain Synergies and Further Improve Operational Excellence

Elkem has appointed Inge Grubben-Strømnes as SVP for Silicon Products, a new division set up to sharpen the commercial focus and further improve...


08 May, 2020, 11:12 BST Elkem ASA - Mandatory Notification of Trade - Primary Insiders

Fredrik Norman, VP Corporate Communications & Public Affairs of Elkem ASA (OSE ticker code: "ELK"), has on 8 May 2020 purchased 6,000 shares in Elkem ...


08 May, 2020, 11:01 BST Elkem ASA - Minutes From the Annual General Meeting 2020

The annual general meeting of Elkem ASA was held on 8 May 2020 in Oslo. All proposals on the agenda were adopted, cf. the notice of the annual...


08 May, 2020, 06:15 BST Results Holding up in Challenging Market Environment

Elkem's result for the first quarter of 2020 was generally holding up well despite the challenging market conditions caused by Covid-19. The result...


06 Mar, 2020, 07:27 GMT Elkem ASA Temporarily Closes Head Office on 6 March Due to Coronavirus

Elkem has decided to temporarily close its head office at Drammensveien 169, Oslo in Norway, on Friday 6 March due to a confirmed case of coronavirus....


03 Mar, 2020, 13:45 GMT Elkem ASA Initiates New Productivity Improvement Programme

OSLO, Norway, March 3, 2020 Elkem has decided to implement a new global productivity improvement programme to improve the company's cost position and ...


13 Feb, 2020, 06:23 GMT Results Still Hampered by Weak Markets, New Acquisition Supporting Specialisation

Elkem's result for the fourth quarter of 2019 was hampered by weak markets. Prices for silicon metal and ferrosilicon have however, started to...


30 Dec, 2019, 09:12 GMT Elkem Acquires Polysil, a Leading Chinese Silicone Elastomer & Resins Company

Elkem ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the shares in Polysil, a leading Chinese silicone elastomer & resins material manufacturer...


23 Oct, 2019, 09:14 BST Elkem ASA - Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting 2019

An extraordinary general meeting of Elkem ASA will be held on Friday 15 November 2019 at 13:00 (Norwegian time) at the company's headquarter in...


22 Oct, 2019, 06:13 BST Robust Results in Challenging Markets

Elkem's result for the third quarter of 2019 was relatively strong given the challenging market conditions. Macro-economic uncertainty, trade...


26 Sep, 2019, 08:12 BST Michael König New CEO of Elkem ASA

Current chairman of the board of Elkem ASA, Michael König will assume the position of CEO of Elkem ASA from 1 December 2019. Current CEO, Helge...


16 Aug, 2019, 10:23 BST Elkem ASA Acquires Basel Chemie

Elkem ASA acquires Basel Chemie, a Korean producer of specialty silicone gels for cosmetics and water repellents for the construction industry. The...


19 Jul, 2019, 06:40 BST Market Downturn Gives Lower Earnings

Elkem's result for the second quarter of 2019 was negatively impacted by a steep decline in silicones prices in China following the implementation of ...


13 May, 2019, 06:45 BST Elkem's Silgrain® Powering Space Exploration and Research

Elkem is a world-leading supplier of specialised silicon materials to a range of industries, including aluminum, electronics, silicone chemicals,...


10 May, 2019, 14:17 BST Elkem is Planning Temporary Ferrosilicon Production Capacity Adjustments

As a consequence of the sharp decrease in ferrosilicon prices and over-supply in the European market, Elkem is planning temporary reductions of...


06 May, 2019, 07:44 BST The Fast-growing Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Market: Elkem Participates at Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe 2019

With the rapid development in electrification of the transport sector and the increasing need for energy storage systems, the demand of batteries is...


24 Oct, 2018, 08:13 BST A Strong Quarter Despite Weaker Market Conditions

Elkem's result for the third quarter was strong, despite being affected by maintenance stops and weaker market prices for its main products. The...


17 Aug, 2018, 06:40 BST Strong Performance Supported by Favourable Markets

Elkem has delivered another excellent quarter with strong growth in revenue and profit. The strong result is particularly driven by the Silicones...


08 May, 2018, 06:47 BST Strong First Quarter for Elkem

Elkem reports a strong first quarter with solid growth in revenue and profit, benefitting from good market conditions in all segments. The improved...