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June 2, 2015
Bayer CropScience, a subgroup of Bayer, and the Grains Research & Development Corp. (GRDC; Canberra) have signed a five-year agreement to join forces to establish the Herbicide...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Bayer-CropScience-and-Australia-based-grains-research-center-team-up-to-discover-weed-control-solutions_70919.html
May 29, 2015
Agricultural chemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says that it has secured distribution rights for Sumitomo Chemical’s crop protection products in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Nufarm-to-distribute-Sumitomo-Chemical-crop-protection-products-in-UK_70818.html
May 19, 2015
Orica (Melbourne) today announced that Alberto Calderon has been appointed as managing director and CEO, effective immediately. Calderon was appointed interim managing director and CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-keeping-interim-CEO-at-helm_70481.html
May 12, 2015
Orica (Melboune) reports a 3% year-on-year (YOY) decline in net profit from continuing operations for the company's fiscal first half, ended 31 March 2015, to A$211 million (US$168.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Oricas-profits-dip-on-tough-conditions-in-mining-industry_70328.html
May 5, 2015
Agricultural chemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says that its board of directors today appointed COO and acting CEO Greg Hunt as the company's new managing director and CEO. Hunt was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Nufarm-appoints-CEO_70078.html
May 4, 2015
AkzoNobel said today that it has finalized the €153-million ($170.4 million) divestment of its global paper chemicals business to Kemira. The deal was first announced in July...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/AkzoNobel-completes-divesting-paper-chemicals-business-to-Kemira_70053.html
May 4, 2015
Engineering and construction firm WorleyParsons (Sydney) today announced expected nonrecurring redundancy, onerous lease charges, and general project provisions of A$125 million (US$98...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/WorleyParsons-cuts-jobs-as-commodity-slowdown-hits-projects_70049.html
April 10, 2015
Aurobindo Pharma (Hyderabad) has announced the sale of its entire stake in subsidiary Aurobindo Pharma (Australia) to Eris Pharma Australia (Melbourne). The divestment is part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Aurobindo-Pharma-sells-Australian-subsidiary_69338.html
April 9, 2015
Wildhorse Energy (Perth, Australia) has agreed to acquire Australia Salt Lake Potash (ASLP; Thornleigh), which has two large, salt-lake brine projects in Western Australia State...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Wildhorse-Energy-to-acquire-Australia-potash-exploration-firm_69300.html
April 9, 2015
Rare Earth Minerals Plc (REM; London) says that Hastings Rare Metals, REM's 70% joint venture partner in the Yangibana Rare Earths Elements jv in Western Australia, has selected a team...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Rare-Earth-Minerals-advances-Australian-project-with-prefeasibility-study_69299.html
April 8, 2015
Kuraray says that it has completed acquiring all shares in Plantic Technologies (Melbourne), a company involved in biobased barrier films, from Gordon Merchant No.2 Pty Ltd. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Kuraray-acquires-Australian-biobased-barrier-films-company-Plantic_69277.html
March 30, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience announced today that it has transferred its New Zealand business to local Alchemy Agencies. The move follows Alchemy successfully bidding for distribution rights...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Bayer-transfers-its-New-Zealand-MaterialScience-business-to-local-distributor_69008.html
March 27, 2015
Chevron announced today that its wholly owned global energy subsidiary has entered into an underwriting agreement for the sale of its 50% stake in Caltex Australia (CAL). The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Chevron-to-sell-stake-in-Caltex-Australia_68974.html
March 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia (CTA; Crestmead), one of the leading suppliers of tile adhesives and associated mortar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Sika-acquires-Australian-tile-adhesives-firm_68958.html
March 25, 2015
Agricultural chemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) today announced its financial results for its fiscal first half, ended 31 January. Nufarm reports a 23% rise in first-half net profits...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Nufarm-reports-rises-in-profits-sales_68882.html
March 23, 2015
Orica (Melbourne) today announced the appointment of Alberto Calderon as interim managing director and CEO, effective immediately. Orica’s managing director and CEO Ian Smith...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-appoints-interim-CEO_68803.html
March 18, 2015
Orica (Melbourne) chairman Russell Caplan today announced that the company’s board and Ian Smith have agreed on a timetable for Smith to step down from the position Ian Smith. of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-CEO-to-step-down_68651.html
March 9, 2015
Cardia Bioplastics (Melbourne) has decided to discontinue funding of its film- and bag-making operations in Brazil. The company will instead prioritize financial resources to increase...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Cardia-Bioplastics-closes-Brazil-plant-to-focus-on-AsiaPacific_68386.html
March 2, 2015
Orica (Melbourne) says that it has completed the previously announced sale of the company’s chemicals business to funds advised by private equity firm Blackstone (New York), for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Orica-completes-sale-of-chemicals-business-to-Blackstone_68216.html
March 1, 2015
Potash West (PWN; Belmont, Australia), an exploration company focused on developing greensand deposits in Western Australia’s Perth basin, has acquired a 25% stake in a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/australia_new_zealand/Potash-West-acquires-stake-in-battery-grade-lithium-carbonate-process_68206.html
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