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1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

Investopedia

How To Invest In Samsung

How can an American invest in Samsung Group if shares of the South Korean electronics giant don't trade on a major U.S. exchange and the company doesn't have an American Depositary Receipt ? Sure, Samsung trades on the Korea Exchange and its global depositary receipts are listed in Europe, but those avenues can be complicated or even verboten for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Samsung Group, Electronics, Semiconductors

Courier News

Let's ease up on Exxon Mobil taxesLet's ease up on Exxon Mobil...

Let's ease up on Exxon Mobil taxes Company already pays plenty back to government, so don't blame their lawyers Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1tMrhnH A Exxon sign is seen at a station in this September 20, 2008 photo in Manassas, Virginia.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Manassas, VA, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Forbes.com

Funds Added To Broadcom Positions

At Holdings Channel , we have reviewed 3,729 13F filings for the 06/30/2014 reporting period, and looked at the various S&P 500 components held by each of these reporting hedge funds and other 13F filers.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Broadcom, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Champion Technologies, Beceem Communications, Financial Markets

Dallas Morning News

Exxon Mobil agrees to $1.4 million settlement in Louisiana pipeline spill

Over the last three years, Exxon has faced a series of lawsuits by government and private citizens over pipeline spills, including high-profile ruptures in Mayflower, Ark., and on the Yellowstone River in Montana.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, US News

Charlottesville Tomorrow

SOL scores announced amid wind of change

The same report also showed that Charlottesville City Schools students dipped below state averages in four of the five subjects, though the average shortfall was only 2.25 percentage points.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Education Etc., Charlottesville, VA

Reuters

Dupont fined $1.275 million in West Virginia toxic pollution case

DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million and spend an estimated $2.3 million more to settle claims by U.S. officials that the global chemical conglomerate failed to prevent toxic releases of hazardous substances in West Virginia that killed at least one man, environmental regulators said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News, Belle, WV

The Peninsula

QE benchmark pulls back 0.3 percent

DUBAI: Qatar Exchange's benchmark pulled back 0.3 percent yesterday, dragged down by banks.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World News, Saudi Basic Industries, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

How Will Dow Chemical (DOW) Stock React To Sale of Two Subsidiaries?

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Mozilla, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

How Will Dow Chemical (DOW) Stock React To Sale of Two Subsidiaries?

Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates DOW CHEMICAL as a Buy with a ratings score of A+.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Financial Markets, Business News

The Globe and Mail

Dow hires banks to sell two chemical units

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris speaks during the CERAWEEK world petrochemical conference in Houston March 8, 2012.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Stanley, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Financial Services, Entomology, Science, Midland, MI

Ag Professional

Novozymes and Monsanto showcase new ag innovations

Novozymes and Monsanto Company leaders highlighted how the companies' BioAg Alliance is working to develop innovations for agriculture to boost productivity and further support the management of natural resources on the farm.

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Related Topix: Monsanto, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Boone, IA

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