Activist investor steps up pressure on DuPont

NEW YORK - A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund...which holds about a 2.7 percent stake in DuPont, has been hammering away at the more...performance chemicals unit separated.While DuPont has already announced plans to spin off...

R. Benton Bryant

...made North Augusta his home for the past 62 years. He was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict and retired from E.I. DuPont with 37 years of service. Mr. Bryant was a member of Belvedere United Methodist Church where he served as a Greeter, was...

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...officials.Activist investor pushes change in DuPont boardNEW YORK - A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund led...directors to the industry titan's board.DuPont shares fell 1.4 percent Friday.Trian Fund...

Frank Bucko

...Immediately following WWII, he began working as an engineer for DuPont in their Bell Plant in Charleston, WV. There he met the love...life. Frank retired from the Savannah River Plant location of DuPont in 1976 after 30 years of service. In 2006, Frank and Betty...

Jackson spared 65 years ago from SRS construction

...that 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...

John Shaw

...Keith Shaw and John C. Shaw, Jr. Mr. Shaw was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired, with 37 years of service, from DuPont as a Lab Technician. Mr. Shaw will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His...

John Eargle Jr.

...in Chemical Engineering and Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a Masters in Chemical Engineering. He retired from E. I. DuPont Company and was a member and past president of the Dutch Fork Genealogy Society. Mr. Eargle was preceded in death by his wife...

David Eidson

...Hunting Club. He worked as a deputy DNR officer, was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman. He retired from E.I. DuPont at the Savannah River Plant where he worked in the maintenance department. Survivors include his daughters, Joan (David...

DuPont buying rest of Pioneer Hi-Bred International

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Chemical giant DuPont Co. is paying $7.7 billion for 80...which was announced today, boosts DuPont's 20 percent stake in the seed company to full ownership and is DuPont's first deal since it announced last...

DuPont Merck cautions states about generic blood thinner

...stake: a $500 million a year market for DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Co. The company...The company, a joint venture between DuPont Chemical and drug maker Merck, says it...alternative has just won FDA approval, say DuPont Merck is more worried about profits than...

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