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July 23, 2015
Syngenta (Basel), the leading agricultural chemicals player, on Thursday reported first-half 2015 integrated sales of $7.6 billion, a 3% increase at constant exchange rates (CER)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-confirms-margin-targets_72381.html
July 22, 2015
Ardian (Frankfurt), an independent private investment company, says that it has acquired the exclusive synthesis and maleic anhydride (MA) intermediates and specialties businesses of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Investment-firm-buys-agchem-intermediates-and-MA-and-derivatives-businesses-from-DSM-JV_72360.html
July 20, 2015
Evonik has awarded Hargrove Engineers + Constructors (HEC; Mobile, AL) an engineering, construction, and procurement (EPC) contract to build a plant at Theodore, AL, HEC says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Evonik-awards-EPC-contract-for-agchem-intermediate-project-in-Alabama_72303.html
July 17, 2015
Jacobs Engineering says it has been selected by Monsanto to provide engineering and procurement for a potential expansion of its St. Charles Parish operations in Luling, LA. Monsanto...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-selects-Jacobs-Engineering-for-Louisiana-project_72274.html
July 14, 2015
Bayer CropScience and Evonik have agreed to build two plants in Mobile, AL, that will make a precursor for glufosinate ammonium, Bayer’s herbicide Liberty. The partners say they expect to complete the project in mid-2017 for a cost of over $200 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-Evonik-agree-to-$200-million-project-for-herbicide-precursor-at-Mobile-AL_72028.html
July 7, 2015
Bayer CropScience plans to invest $50 million to expand capacity at its Muskegon, MI, manufacturing plant. The company earlier this month held a ceremony to kick off the expansion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-invests-$50-million-in-Michigan-expansion-project_71972.html
July 6, 2015
Douglas Products (Liberty, MO) has acquired Dow AgroSciences' Vikane and ProFume businesses for an undisclosed sum, according to Altamont Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-sells-Vikane-and-ProFume-fumigants_71960.html
July 5, 2015
Monsanto is prepared to change its name if it succeeds in its $45 billion unsolicited bid to acquire Syngenta, the world’s largest maker of agricultural chemicals. Hugh Grant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-prepared-to-change-name-to-acquire-Syngenta_71885.html
July 3, 2015
Plant Impact (Harpenden, UK) and Arysta LifeScience on Friday announced that Arysta LifeScience will launch Banzai, a new product that improves cocoa yields under stressful growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Plant-Impact-and-Arysta-LifeScience-new-agchem-will-boost-global-cocoa-yields_71874.html
July 3, 2015
Sichuan Hebang Corp., in its first investment outside China, has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the Israeli agrochemicals company, Stockton (Petah Tikva, Israel), for $90 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sichuan-Hebang-to-acquire-Israeli-agchems-company-Stockton_71868.html
July 1, 2015
Bayer CropScience said on Wednesday that effective 1 July 2015 Jacqueline Applegate, 49, becomes head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-appoints-new-head-of-Environmental-Science-business_71795.html
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
June 24, 2015
Blank-check acquisition firm Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) has priced its recently-announced stock offering at $26.50/share, with gross proceeds expected to total...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Platform-prices-stock-offer-at-$26-50share-upping-value-to-$420-million_71577.html
June 24, 2015
Monsanto, announcing its third-quarter results today, reconfirmed that it is eager to merge with Syngenta. However, Monsanto signaled earlier that it has other options. Monsanto...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-still-eager-to-merge-with-Syngenta-but-signals-it-has-other-options_71569.html
June 23, 2015
Syngenta’s chairman Michel Demaré on Tuesday said that future takeover proposals from Monsanto need to be at a fair price and provide a high degree of certainty that such...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsantos-takeover-offer-needs-to-reflect-fair-price-says-Syngenta-chairman_71525.html
June 15, 2015
France's ecology minister, Segolène Royal, on Sunday announced the ban on garden centers' sale Roundup, Monsanto’s glyphosate herbicide, which the United Nations has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Frances-ecology-minister-bans-garden-centers-sale-of-Roundup_71299.html
June 10, 2015
Bayer CropScience has succeeded in enforcing its patent in China for crop protection products containing the active ingredient spirotetramat, the company said on Wednesday. Local...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-wins-patent-lawsuit-in-China_71134.html
June 8, 2015
Local news sources report explosions and a “massive” fire at the Hanover, PA, warehouse of Miller Chemical, a manufacturer and marketer of agricultural chemicals. Firefighters arrived on the scene at 3.30 am. No injuries were reported, and the fire was reportedly brought under control by late morning....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Massive-fire-at-agchem-firm-in-Pennsylvania_71075.html
June 8, 2015
Syngenta has rebuffed a second, virtually unchanged takeover approach by Monsanto. The latest proposals, outlined by Monsanto’s CEO Hugh Grant in a letter sent on 6 June, are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-rebuffs-second-unchanged-Monsanto-approach-with-a-breakup-fee_71058.html
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