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Dow Announces Plans to Retire Debt in the First Quarter

February 24, 2011
According to Business Wire, the Dow Chemical Company is launching a cash tender offer for approximately $750 million aggregate principal amount of notes listed by Dow and its subsidiaries.
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FMC Corporation Authorizes $250 Million of Share Repurchases

February 21, 2011
PRNewswire reports that FMC Corporation’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of the company''s common shares. The company''s Board also declared a
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Air Products to Supply Industrial Gases to Solar Atmospheres

February 17, 2011
PRNewswire reports that Air Products has been selected by Solar Atmospheres, Inc., the largest commercial vacuum heat treating company in North America, to provide industrial gases for its newest plant
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NJ Chemist Pleads Not Guilty to Poisoning Husband

February 10, 2011
According to the Associated Press, a former chemist killed her estranged husband by poisoning him with a lethal and massive dose of a highly toxic metal that a nurse''s sharp
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Ex-Dow Worker Guilty of Selling Secrets to China

February 9, 2011
A former research scientist was convicted of charges he stole trade secrets from Michigan''s Dow Chemical Co. and sold them to companies in China, the Associated Press reports. After a
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Solar-Powered Pumping System Feeds Acidic Treatment Chemicals

February 7, 2011
New weatherable solar-powered chemical dosing features a non-metallic, peristaltic pump for corrosion-free transfer of caustic and acidic treatment chemicals from an integral thermoplastic storage tank to water and wastewater containment
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Berkshire to Buy Remaining Shares of Wesco

February 7, 2011
According to the Associated Press, Warren Buffett''s Berkshire Hathaway will buy all of the remaining shares in Wesco Financial that it does not already own, in a deal valued at
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Dow Chemical Earnings Rise Sharply for Fourth Quarter

February 3, 2011
The Associated Press reports that Dow Chemical Co. reported sharply higher fourth-quarter profit with the industrial giant reporting strong sales across the globe. It said it earned $426 million, or
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Cargill Investing $210 Million in Brazilian Plant

February 3, 2011
According to the Associated Press, Cargill plans to build a corn processing plant in Brazil to produce starches and sweeteners, building on its investments in the South American country, which
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Huntsman Considers New Fertilizer Plant in France

February 1, 2011
The Associated Press reports, chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corp. has tentatively agreed to spend roughly 30 million euros (about $41 million) to build a new magnesium sulfate fertilizer-making plant at a
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