Archive for the ‘Chemistery’ Category

$35,000,000 Plan for Basic Chemical Industry in Israel Announced

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Plans for the establishment of a $35,000,000 basic chemical manufacturing complex in Israel were reported here today by the Jewish Agency. The plans envisage production of nitrogen fertilizers, phosphates, euphoric and phosphoric acids, soda ash and magnesia compounds.

Biological computer uses DNA in calculations

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A biological computer – the most advanced one ever developed – has been created by researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. This biological transducer is created using only biomolecules including DNA and enzymes. The device is able to read genetic code, carry out calculations and manipulate DNA to report its results.

Oil Refineries Schedules First Quarter 2013 Earnings Call for May 20, 2013

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By Oil Refineries Ltd Published: Friday, May. 17, 2013 – 1:43 am HAIFA, Israel, May 17, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Conference Call Scheduled for May 20, 2013 at 14:00 UK Time, 9:00 ET

UPDATE 1-Prices, royalties concerns cloud Israel Chemicals profit

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TEL AVIV, May 13 (Reuters) – Israel Chemicals (ICL)’s forecast-beating first-quarter profits were overshadowed by worries about potash prices on Monday, and a government proposal to examine state royalties on natural resources also distracted from the firm’s healthy order books.

Potash Corp abandons Israel Chemicals deal

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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan: We have concluded that now is not the time to pursue this opportunity. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE; TSX: POT) has given up on acquiring Israel Chemicals Ltd. (TASE: ICL), at least for now. Earlier this month, new Minister of Finance Yair Lapid came out against the sale, which effectively ended any chance of a […]

Israel Chemicals’ Dead Sea Workers Protest Potash Corp. Deal

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Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) employees began a strike at a Dead Sea unit of the fertilizer producer to protest a proposed takeover by Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., a union representing workers said. Hundreds of workers blocked the entrance to the plant and 1,300 downed tools, according to an e-mailed statement from the workers committee at […]

PotashCorp Eager to Increase its Market Share

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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan’s (TSX:POT,NYSE:POT) bid for Israel Chemicals (TLV:ICL) could see the Saskatchewan-based company — and its export marketing arm, Canpotex — expand its already dominant position in key fertilizer markets. But negotiations are still taking place and some Israelis do not support PotashCorp’s plan. 

ICL Gains on New Coalition Bets for Potash Sale: Tel Aviv Mover

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Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) advanced the most in more than a month on bets the composition of the new government would make a sale of the harvester of minerals from the Dead Sea to Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. more likely. Shares of the Israeli company that makes fertilizers and potash gained 2.3 percent, the most […]