New fire erupts at flood-damaged Texas chemical plant -video

A raging fire and thick black smoke rose from Arkema SA’s flood-damaged Texas chemical plant on Friday evening, according to video aired on Houston television stations and broadcaster CNN. The company said earlier on Friday that it expected additional fires from the plant in the coming days even though floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey that…

UK factories move up a gear, hinting at stronger growth – PMI

IHS Markit said manufacturing output growth in August hit a seven-month high and new orders rose at the fastest pace in three months. Growth in exports eased off only slightly from a seven-year high in July, helped by stronger demand from key markets in Europe, the United States and elsewhere and by the fall in…