NEW YORK-- Shares of CF Industries climbed to an all-time high Wednesday after the fertilizer maker said that it might boost its dividend over time. THE SPARK: At an investor presentation, detailed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said that it will continue to evaluate raising its dividend over time.» Read More
OSLO, Nov 26- Fertiliser maker Yara has bought a string of assets in Latin America and continues to push ahead with other expansion plans, staying on course for its 2016 growth targets, it said on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT, Nov 14- German potash maker K+ S announced plans on Thursday to cut costs by 500 million euros over the next three years following the collapse of one of the world's two big cartels selling the fertiliser.
*Sberbank may finance the deal if it is agreed. Mazepin, who has a fortune estimated at $3.2 billion by Forbes magazine, could team up with Russian tycoon-turned-politician Mikhail Prokhorov in a possible deal, the Vedomosti newspaper reported earlier on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.
FRANKFURT, Nov 5- German chemicals group BASF said it launched a legal challenge against the European Commission's ban of BASF's insecticide fipronil, imposed in July on concern its use as seed treatment is linked to declining bee populations.
Nov 5- Mosaic Co reported sharply lower third-quarter earnings on Tuesday as prices of its potash and phosphate fell and buyers took a cautious stance, and the U.S. fertilizer company said prices may remain weak into 2014..
Nov 5- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co said on Tuesday that it would close its small potash mine at Hersey, Michigan, and sell its salt operation.
Oct 28- Mosaic Co said on Monday that it would buy the phosphate business of fellow U.S. fertilizer company CF Industries Holdings Inc for $1.2 billion in cash. Minnesota- based Mosaic will acquire the South Pasture phosphate mine and plant, a phosphate manufacturing plant and ammonia terminal and warehouse facilities, all in Florida.
Oct 28- U.S. fertilizer maker Mosaic Co said it would buy CF Industries Holdings Inc's phosphate mining and manufacturing business for $1.2 billion in cash.
OSLO, Oct 18- Norwegian fertiliser firm Yara posted a 23 percent drop in third-quarter core earnings as Chinese overproduction dragged prices lower, and said it was considering a major investment in the United States to increase its presence there.
TORONTO, Oct 7- The Canadian government said on Monday it blocked a bid from a company controlled by Egyptian telecom tycoon Naguib Sawiris to buy a fiber optic network, citing national security concerns.
Jana Partners reported a 13.5 percent stake in Outerwall and said it intends to explore options, including a possible sale, for the Redbox operator.
*Calls $330/ T "guideline" price for rail supplies to China. MOSCOW, Oct 3- Russia's Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, has increased market share since breaking up with its partner in Belarus and expects global potash prices to rebound in 2014, the company's head of sales said.
Oct 2- Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc said Chief Operating Officer Chuck Magro would take over as Chief Executive from Mike Wilson, who retires on Dec. 31. Magro will join Agrium's board immediately, the company said. Wilson has been Agrium's CEO since 2003. During this time, Agrium's stock has quadrupled.
The 39- year-old Phosphate Chemicals Export Association Inc handled U.S. exports of the crop nutrient on behalf of Mosaic and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan. A Potash Corp spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment.
Phosphate Chemicals Export Association Inc handled U.S. exports of the crop nutrient on behalf of Mosaic and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan.
Sept 24- China's acquisition of a 12.5 percent stake in Russian potash producer Uralkali looks to be a "non-event," the chief financial officer of Canadian rival Potash Corp of Saskatchewan said on Tuesday.
Sept 23- Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc warned that its potash volumes are expected to be about 30 percent lower than normal in the current quarter, but raised its dividend 50 percent, saying that agriculture's longer-term fundamentals are strong.
*New chairman reviewing Novartis' five business divisions. Novartis board member Pierre Landolt cited agrochemicals company Syngenta- formed in 2000 through the merger of Novartis' Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals- as a guide for how the drugmaker could unlock value for shareholders.
*Wholesale nitrogen, phosphate sales volumes likely to be lower. *Says customer demand delayed across all three nutrients. Sept 23- Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc warned that its potash volumes are expected to be about 30 percent lower than normal in the current quarter.
Sept 23- Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc said potash volumes are expected to be about 30 percent lower than normal in the current quarter. The company said wholesale nitrogen and phosphate sales volumes are expected to be down 20 and 30 percent, respectively,. Agrium raised its dividend by 50 percent to $3.00 per share.