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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, August 27

12:58 PM MDT | August 27, 2010 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW: BHP Billton's quest for PotashCorp continued this week. The Australian mining giant said it would exit from potash distribution network Canpotex, a move Agrium's CEO called "crazy." Meanwhile, Brazilian mining firm Vale has ruled out a bid for PotashCorp. Sinopec reported a 75% rise in operating income, driven by Chinese economic growth. The company's chemicals segment saw income rise by 69%. Meanwhile, Nova swung to profit on improved business conditions and higher margins. A U.K. study has shown that BPA affects testosterone levels in...

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