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September 12, 2011
Dow AgroSciences says it will invest in HRZ Wheats (Aranda, Australia), a wheat breeding company established in 2003. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Dow AgroSciences...
August 31, 2011
DKSH (Zurich) has acquired specialty chemicals distributor Tiger Chemicals (Melbourne, Australia) to expand its market presence in Australia and gain market access to the market...
August 25, 2011
Cabot has agreed to sell its Supermetals, primarily a maker of tantalum and alloys, to Global Advanced Metals (GAM; Perth, Australia), a leading supplier of tantalum ore, for $400 million. Cabot’s Supermetals business, primarily a maker of tantalum and alloys for electronics, aerospace, and chemical applications, posted 2010 sales of $177 million and operating profit before tax of $35 million. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year....
August 15, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that following an incident on August 8, 2011 at the company’s production site at Kooragang Island, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, a small amount of...
August 5, 2011
Lynas Corp. (Sydney) has officially opened its rare earths mine at Mount Weld, Western Australia. The previously announced project cost an estimated A$100 million to develop over a...
July 19, 2011
Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, has disclosed plans tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of carbon dioxide (CO2), including chemical and plastics producers, to...
July 13, 2011
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says that based on its latest forecast, the company estimates that underlying operating profits for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2011, will be between...
July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
July 4, 2011
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says Paul Binfield has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO). Paul Binfield is currently the finance director with Coles Liquor and Hotels, a...
June 3, 2011
Wilmar International (Singapore) announced today that its Australian sugar subsidiary Sucrogen (Port Melbourne) has agreed to buy Proserpine Co-operative Sugar Milling Association...
May 31, 2011
Yara International says that the construction of the previously announced 330,000-m.t./year technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) plant at the Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia has been...
May 23, 2011
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says an employee was killed in an accident at the company’s manufacturing site at Laverton North, Australia on May 19. The worker died after being...
May 13, 2011
Dow Microbial Control says it has opened a customer application center in Melbourne to serve the growing microbial control market in the region, particularly as Australia and New...
May 10, 2011
Sumitomo Chemical says it has increased its shareholding in agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) from 20% to 21.7%. Sumitomo also plans to acquire up to an additional 1.3% of Nufarm’s...
May 3, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) recorded a 5% rise in net profits before individually material items, for the fiscal first half ended March 31, 2011, to A$264 million ($285 million), compared with...
April 8, 2011
Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI; Albany, NY) says it has entered into a development and long term exclusive commercial supply agreement with Parnell Manufacturing (Alexandria...
April 6, 2011
Clean energy technology company LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand) says it is partnering with LCY Chemical (Taipei) to produce biobased chemicals. Under the terms of the deal, LCY will...
March 31, 2011
Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals (Pune, India) says it is working towards setting up a 300,000-m.t./year technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) plant in the state of South Australia in...
March 30, 2011
Sojitz Corporation (Tokyo) and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Kawasaki) have concluded an agreement with the Australian rare earths group Lynas Corporation (Sydney)...
March 25, 2011
Yara International says it has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with engineering and construction company Técnicas Reunidas (Madrid) to build a previously announced...
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