Markets :: Fine Chemicals/Biotech :: Agricultural chemicals
One Dead Following Fire at Bayer Plant in India
6:39 AM MDT | March 15, 2010 | Deepti Ramesh
Bayer CropScience informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) in a statement today that a fire occurred at the company’s production facility at Ankleshwar, India on March 11, and that one employee died as a result of the incident. The fire occurred in a plant where active ingredients for crop protection products are produced, and the blaze was brought under control within 25 minutes, the company says. Bayer CropScience says it is cooperating with the local authorities to investigate the cause of the fire. There was minimal impact on the rest of the site and...
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