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July 28, 2011PotashCorp reported second-quarter earnings of $840 million, or 96 cts/share, up 81% from the same period last year on higher selling prices for potash, phosphate and nitrogen, and...
July 26, 2011Agchem company Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) says its Makhteshim Agan India (Hyderabad, India) subsidiary has opened a new formulation and packaging plant at Dahej, India, which is a hub...
July 22, 2011Syngenta recorded first-half Ebitda up 12%, to $2.1 billion compared with the same period one year earlier, on corresponding sales up 14%, to $7.7 billion. The group's crop...
July 15, 2011This Week on CW: Lonza is acquiring Arch Chemicals for $1.4 billion. At Semicon West 2011 in San Francisco, attendees discussed the growth of end markets and the potential and problems...
July 7, 2011Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) says it has issued a notice on Kribhco (Surat, India), a producer of ammonia and urea, to close down one of its two urea plants at Hazira near...
July 5, 2011Bayer CropScience says it has reached settlement agreements with attorneys representing U.S. long-grain rice growers in litigation involving about 11,000 U.S. farmers who claim that a...
June 29, 2011BASF Crop Protection and Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa; Brasilia), a leading Brazilian agricultural research institute, have signed an agreement to...
June 28, 2011Spending cuts by big pharma companies has led to the global pharma industry’s first ever annual fall in R&D spending, according to research by Thomson Reuters. The...
June 27, 2011Makhteshim Agan (Tel-Aviv), a leading global producer of generic crop protection chemicals, says it has reached a deal with Isagro (Milan), a Sumitomo Chemical’s subsidiary, for...
June 22, 2011Fine and specialty chemical producer CABB (Suzbach/Taunus, Germany) has agreed to buy KemFine (Helsinki), a custom manufacturer of fine chemicals, from private equity firm 3i...