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Tighter resin prices leading to price hike for PE film

One of North America's largest film makers is pushing through a polyethylene price increase due, in part, to the tight resin market.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, AEP Industries, Dow Chemical

Fri Aug 29, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

TETRA Technologies Price Target Increased to $15.00 by Analysts at Howard Weil

The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. Howard Weil's price target would suggest a potential upside of 29.20% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Tetra Technologies

Business Journal

Bayer plans $100 million project in Berkeley - maybe

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals could spend $100 million to build a product testing facility and raze three buildings in Berkeley, but the drug developer said a final decision on whether to move forward with the project won't come until later this year.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Berkeley, CA

Reuters

Germany's Bayer to launch three new Xarelto trials

Germany's Bayer unveiled plans to launch three new studies to expand the uses of its anti-clotting drug Xarelto, one of its top five new medicines.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Stroke, Health

Medical News

Janssen, Bayer announce expansion of EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO

Janssen Research & Development, LLC and its development partner, Bayer HealthCare, announced today the expansion of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO to include additional high-risk patient populations.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Stroke, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

The Washington Post

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People hold signs during one of many worldwide "March Against Monsanto" protests against Genetically Modified Organisms and agro-chemicals, in Los Angeles, in October 2013.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Dow AgroSciences

Iol.co.za

PIC pledges vigorous governance push

South Africa's Public Investment Corporation, which holds shares worth 13 percent of the stocks traded in Johannesburg, plans to use its influence to curb executive pay, appoint chairmen and promote better governance.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Sasol

Cape Gazette

Grace 'Ruth' Cannon, DuPont Co. retiree

Grace "Ruth" Crawford Cannon, 84, of Milton, passed away Thursday Aug. 28, 2014, at Harrison House in Georgetown, surrounded by her family.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Milton, DE, Georgetown, DE, Wilmington, DE, Lewes, DE

Forbes.com

Q2 2014 Integrated Oil and Gas Round-Up: Capital Expenditures

Vertically integrated oil and gas companies have both upstream as well as downstream operations.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Energy, Chevron Corporation, Exxon Mobil, ExxonMobil Chemical

Benzinga

US Stock Futures Gain Ahead Of Consumer Data

US stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade, ahead of economic data.

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Related Topix: The9, Software, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle

Texas Tribune

Texas Hospitals Say They've Lost Insured Patients to Urgent Care

Eighth-grader Montanique DeShay waits as Ashlyn Brooks, medical assistant at MedSpring Urgent Care in Austin, comes to check on her on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, Austin, TX, Hawkins, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Sys-Con Media

Albemarle and ICL to form polymeric flame retardant manufacturing joint venture

These flame retardants are designed to replace hexabromocyclododecane . HBCD has been the leading flame retardant used in expanded and extruded polystyrene foam applications, but is being phased out in the European Union , plant, which is scheduled to come on line in the 4th quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Agriculture

Business Journal

Agtech company BioConsortia opens headquarters, lab in Davis

BioConsortia, the agricultural biotechnology company that raised $15 million in venture capital earlier this year, has opened its headquarters office and laboratory space in Davis.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Agriculture, Science, Biotech, Science / Technology, UC Davis, AgraQuest

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

REFILE-In race for bigger margins, drug makers willing to lose the India "advantage"

Indian drugmakers are fleeing a regulatory morass at home and moving some research and development to Europe and the United States as they try to boost margins by producing high-value drugs.

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Related Topix: Sun Chemical, World News, India, Food and Drug Administration

Washington Times

Ruling affects Illinois cancer cluster case

A Pennsylvania court ruling means a lawsuit can go forward accusing a chemical company of dumping toxins in Illinois, causing a deadly cancer cluster.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rogers Director Carol R. Jensen Sells 1,000 Shares

Rogers Director Carol R. Jensen sold 1,000 shares of Rogers stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Electronics, Rogers

Manufacturing.net

Airgas Opens New Location In North Dakota

Airgas, Inc., one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, announced that it has recently opened a new location in Dickinson, North Dakota, significantly enhancing its local product and service capabilities for customers in the Bakken shale oil region.

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Related Topix: Airgas Online, Dickinson, ND

JD Supra

The Wait Is Over: Liable Parties Can Now Seek Early Contribution...

The recent Supreme Court of New Jersey ruling in Magic Petroleum v. Exxon Mobil demonstrates a trial court's ability to allocate liability to "dischargers" while maintaining the role of the state's Department of Environmental Protection in determining the remediation and clean-up costs.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical

Business Journal

Greif's pick for new auditor shouldn't surprise anyone

Deloitte & Touche LLP is replacing Ernst & Young LLP, Greif said in a federal filing.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Accounting, Deloitte and Touche, Scotts, Scotts Miracle-Gro

Business Journal

Syngenta preps for a deal - without Monsanto

With or without Monsanto - Syngenta AG may be gearing up for a deal. While preliminary merger talks reported between Monsanto and Syngenta earlier this year did not culminate in a transaction, the discussions indicate Syngenta is open to a deal - either as an acquirer or a target, Bloomberg reports.

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Related Topix: Syngenta AG

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