Jerry Samson

...lived in Augusta for the last 45 years. He served in the United States Marine Corps and retired as Plant Operator from General Chemical. He was an avid fisherman and loved his dog, Nina. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Tammy Culbreth...

Dow Chemical, Olin in $5B cash-and-stock deal

MIDLAND, Mich. - Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part...Third Point LLC to split its specialty chemical and petrochemical businesses.Dow...7 billion.Shareholders of Dow Chemical Co. will receive about 50.5 percent...

Manning Widener

...children. Manning received his Masters in Engineering from the University of South Carolina in 1980. He taught classes in Chemical Operations and Maintenance at Augusta Technical College. His career as an Engineer included working at sites across the U...

Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

...manufacturing companies with overseas markets.The report said that a slowdown in the chemical industry had been reported by contacts in St. Louis and Kansas City while chemical companies in the Dallas region talked about a drop in export demand which they...

Important questions linger over nuclear deal with Iran

...from Georgia, is the co-chairman and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, a charitable organization working to reduce the global threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons.)

Mosquito complaints increased last year

...Augusta every Friday ? from the Savannah River to R.A. Dent Boulevard between 15th and East Boundary streets ? with a chemical that lasts 28 days.Normal sprays only provide three to five hours of relief, Wishard said.The city of Augusta had the...

Corporate deals appetite hits 5-year high

...lower commodity prices will also foster M&A activity among companies that spend a lot on raw materials, such as European chemical firms, as they could have more money available to invest.EY's survey is based on interviews with 1,600 senior executives...

Proposal would cut time for suing over Georgia workplace injuries

ATLANTA ? Workers would have less time to see if a job-related accident or chemical exposure resulted in a disability under legislation that a joint legislative panel considered Monday.In an uncommon joint meeting...

Blind woman sues senior care center over chemical burns

...saying she was severely burned when she walked through a puddle of bleach and ammonia with thin socks on.Joyce Thomas suffered chemical burns that led to an infection and severe pain in her feet after walking through the puddle in the kitchen of Aging Gracefully...

Richmond County chemical releases rose slightly in 2013

Chemical releases in industry-heavy Richmond...million pounds.The EPA study tracks chemical releases to air, water, land or disposal...anything unusual," he said.Nationally, chemical releases or disposal have decreased 7...