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Activist investor steps up pressure on DuPont

NEW YORK - A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz announced plans to nominate its own slate of four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-09/activist-investor-steps-pr
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...events and support from city officials.Activist investor pushes change in DuPont boardNEW YORK - A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz announced plans to nominate its own slate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-09/business-news
Jackson spared 65 years ago from SRS construction

...he had ordered the Atomic Energy Commission to develop a hydrogen bomb. An announcement followed in November that the DuPont Co. would take over parts of Aiken, Allendale and Barnwell counties to build a plant that would manufacture plutonium and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-02/jackson-spared-65-years-ago-s
Savannah River Site influence on women focus of Tuesday lecture

...encouraged the plant's families to support the nation's economy and promote ideals of capitalism, Frederickson said. The DuPont Co., which built the site with the Atomic Energy Commission, wanted its families to purchase televisions, refrigerators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-24/savannah-river-site-influence
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...or more in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.The men were convicted of stealing Delaware-based DuPont Co.'s method for making titanium dioxide, a chemical that fetches $17 billion a year in sales.In other newsALPHA NATURAL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-05/business-news
Frank Holmes

...Memorial Post #71, the Forty & Eight Volture #1177 and the VFW. He retired from the Health Physics Department of E.I.DuPont Co. at the Savannah River Plant. Special appreciation is expressed to the Staff of National Health Care and Dr. John Velky...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000164011469
Johnny L Mixon (AIKEN, S.C.)

...was a Fire Captain with the Augusta Fire Department in the early 1940's. In 1951 he began his career with the E.I. DuPont Co. as an E(s)and(s)I mechanic. He was a charter member of Foreman Memorial Baptist Church and the New Ellenton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-07-04/johnny-l-mixon-aiken-sc
Unemployed face reality of a dying industry

...machine atop a pile of rubble, moving bricks and other debris around with a metal claw. He is shoving around pieces of the DuPont Co.'s Martinsville plant, once the largest nylon factory in the world with a work force of nearly 5,000. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/06/bus_331392.shtml
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EPA renews license on bio-tech corn

...form of Bt toxin in StarLink could cause allergies. The Bt corn made by Monsanto, Syngenta AG, Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. contain different versions of the pesticide protein that are safe for people to eat, agency officials said. StarLink...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/19/tec_327674.shtml
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Vest saves officer in drug shootout

...II, made by Second Chance of Central Lake, Mich. The outer shell is made of Kevlar, an organic fiber introduced by DuPont Co. in the 1970s that's five times stronger than steel on an equal basis weight but much lighter. The insert that goes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/13/met_318438.shtml
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