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24 min ago | PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: BASF Corporation - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile

Its product portfolio includes petrochemicals, monomers, intermediates, dispersions and pigments, care chemicals, nutrition and health products, paper chemicals, performance chemicals; catalysts, construction chemicals, coating, performance materials and crop protection products. BASF serves aerospace, mass transit, wind energy, chemical, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition, and packaging industries.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Alternative Energy, Energy, Medicine, Nutrition, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Florham Park, NJ

4 hrs ago | MSN Money

Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility

Cargill Inc's [CARG.UL] lawsuit against Syngenta AG over rejections of genetically modified U.S. corn by China may be just the start of legal challenges against global seed makers over trade with one of the world's biggest markets. Trading giant Cargill said in court documents on Friday that it had lost more than $90 million because Syngenta sold Agrisure Viptera corn, known as MIR 162, to U.S. farmers without first obtaining import approval from China, which has turned away boatloads of U.S. crops containing the variety over the past year.

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Related Topix: Food, Cargill, Syngenta AG, Agriculture, Science, ADM

7 hrs ago | Korea Herald

LG Chem develops world's fir...

LG Chem has developed the world's first OLED light panel with high luminous efficacy and long-lasting performance that can compete with LED lights. The industrial materials giant said Thursday that its OLED light panel has an efficacy rate of 100 lumens per watt that can last about 40,000 hours.

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Related Topix: LG Chem

11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Methanex Corp. Is A Market Leader With Potential To Unlock Value

Summary: The current stock price for Methanex Corporation provides a solid entry point for investors. Declining methanol prices and a plant shutdown in Egypt created a stock pullback from recent highs.

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Related Topix: Methanex, Marketing

15 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

GE Sells Appliance Division; Long-Term Play Becomes Clearer

In its latest strategic move, GE announced it was selling off its appliance division to Electrolux for $3.3 billion. While not unprofitable, the division earned less than 4% of GE's total $146 billion; GE will focus on more profitable and larger growth sectors, such as energy .

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Manufacturing, 3M, Aerospace-Defense, Honeywell, General Electric, Financial Services, TV, Electronics, Jack Welch

20 hrs ago | China Daily

Chinese plant joins US firm in fuel ingredient production

UOP LLC, a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., is working with a Chinese petrochemical company to provide new technology in the production of a key fuel ingredient, the company announced. The Illinois-based firm has been selected by the Shandong Shouguang Luqing Petrochemical Company for its Oleflex technology to make isobutylene, a component used in making high-octane fuel and synthetic rubber.

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Related Topix: UOP LLC, Honeywell International, Aerospace-Defense

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Bracknell News

Top physicist Brian Box opens 3M's new innovation centre in Bracknell

A TOP physicist and TV presenter has said Bracknell is now "on the map" for cutting-edge technology after opening a new innovation centre. Popular science presenter and former member of pop group D:Ream, Professor Brian Cox was guest of honour at the official opening of technology firm 3M's new customer innovation centre at its base in the Western Industrial Area last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M

The Advocate

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The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. announced the winners of its Seventh Annual Craft Workforce Development Excellence Awards, recognizing contractors who invest in workforce development programs that include recruitment, assessment, training, career path development and retention of employees. The GBRIA Craft Workforce Development Most Valuable Plant award was presented to BASF Corp. and The Dow Chemical Co.-Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, BASF Corp

Post Register

More farmers are now using social media

"We have a limited supply of aronia berries right now. We will probably sell out tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Agriculture, Science, Hawkins, Bloomington, ID, Life, Food, Vegetables

Dallas Morning News

Exxon's $700 million Russian Arctic oil well hangs on sanctions

Exxon Mobil Corp.'s work on a $700 million Arctic well in Russia could be stopped before it's finished under new U.S. and European Union sanctions that outlaw the drilling partnership. New sanctions ban U.S. and EU companies from working with Russian officials or companies to find or produce crude from deep seas, shale fields or the Arctic.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Vladimir Putin

Business Wire

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BRAG to Honor Edward Enninful, Shawuan Johnson, Boris Kodjoe, Patrick Kodjoe & James G. Brown, Jr. at the 44th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala )--Today, BRAG announced three exceptional honorees for the organization's 44th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala.

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Related Topix: Praxair, LTC Properties, Real Estate, Insurance, MetLife

Seeking Alpha

Priceline: Value And Growth At A Reasonable Price

Priceline's shares have started to trend negative on little news-- is this an opportunity or a sign of something more ominous? With all the hoopla surrounding Apple and Gilead , the impending Alibaba IPO, and other hot IPOs like GoPro and Pollo Loco even, the market seems to be doing pretty well overall. Yet the major indices declined over the past week or so, and there appears to be increasing heterogeneity in certain industries.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Apple, Biotech, Startups, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Monsanto, SanofiSynthlabo

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Forbes.com

How Does Exxon Plan To Tap The Growth In Global Chemicals Demand?

Chemicals are used in a wide variety of products and play an important role in the world economy. Plastics and other petrochemicals form an integral part of most of the manufactured products we use today.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Baytown, TX, Mont Belvieu, TX, Financial Markets

News Shopper

Erith and Plumstead men jailed for 4m betting scam

Two men from Erith and Plumstead have been jailed for a horse-race betting fraud that netted up to A 4 million and duped victims across the UK. Police are attempting to recover money from the four men who were charged with conspiracy to commit fraud between 2010 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Hawkins

Medical Daily

U.S. Dept. of Justice Wants To Hold Bayer In Contempt: Phillips Colon ...

The American unit of Bayer AG is making unsubstantiated claims about its Phillips Colon Health product, the United States said on Friday as it sought to hold Bayer Corp in contempt of a court order for the statements. Bayer claimed the product can "defend against" occasional constipation, diarrhea and other problems, but did not have reliable scientific evidence to support the description, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Biotech, Bayer AG, Bayer HealthCare, US News

The Washington Post

Carbon Volatility to Jump on EU Overhaul Talks: Carbon & Climate

Citigroup Inc., Societe Generale SA and Commerzbank AG say prices will start swinging again after European lawmakers resumed talks this week on setting up a reserve to reduce a permit glut that drove the market to a record low. Sixty-day volatility for carbon futures surged by a quarter in April 2013 after politicians threatened to block a rescue plan designed to support prices.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, Basf Ag, Science / Technology

NewsOK.com

German firm buys shares in North Sea oil, gas

Germany's Wintershall says it is buying shares in North Sea oil and gas fields from Norwegian company Statoil for $1.25 billion. Wintershall, a subsidiary of BASF SE, said Friday that the transaction is expected to close by the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Functional, Inc

Brandon Sun

Germany's Wintershall buys shares in oil, gas fields from Norway's Statoil for $1.25B

Germany's Wintershall says it is buying shares in North Sea oil and gas fields from Norwegian company Statoil for $1.25 billion. Wintershall, a subsidiary of BASF SE, said Friday that the transaction is expected to close by the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Functional, Inc

The Capital-Journal

Deal in works on some claims over Monsanto wheat

A potential settlement appears to be in the works on some claims in lawsuits over the May 2013 discovery of genetically engineered Monsanto wheat in an Oregon field. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil in Kansas has given the parties until Sept.

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Related Topix: Monsanto, Kansas, OK

Customer Interaction Solutions

Rovi Teams with Broadcom on Advanced, Cloud-Based Entertainment...

The demonstration at Rovi's booth at IBC 2014 marks the first commercially deployable set-top box reference design to showcase Rovi Guide, and highlights the flexibility of the solution. Rovi Guide is an HTML5-based, multi-platform media programming guide that can deliver rich, advanced entertainment search and discovery capabilities through Rovi's cloud-based technologies and services.

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Related Topix: Rovi Corporation, Software, Semiconductors, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Electronics, Champion Technologies, Beceem Communications, Broadcom

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