DuPont names Breen as chairman and CEO

NEW YORK - DuPont's board of directors named Edward D. Breen as chairman and CEO after...for seats on the board. The fight eventually resulted in the spinoff of DuPont's performance chemicals unit this summer into a separate business named...

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...

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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DuPont buys Ici's white pigment, polyester businesses

DOVER, Del. (AP) - DuPont Co. will expand its operations making...PLC. The deal is expected to boost DuPont's market share in titanium dioxide...polyester business about 5 percent. DuPont will take over London-based ICI's...

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DuPont to proceed with swamp studies

...Okefenokee Swamp agreed Wednesday to allow DuPont to proceed with environmental studies...information will guide the committee. DuPont voluntarily put the research on hold in...officials stated opposition to the mine. DuPont vowed to cancel the project unless it...

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Says DuPont operated SRP at cost

...4 letter: Thank you for your compliment about DuPont. I agree that "DuPont did an excellent job designing, constructing and...River Site"... Your statement that "they (DuPont) managed this contract for the government for only...

Cites errors in letter on DuPont

...Krist (letter, Aug. 4) implies the DuPont Co. incurred a possibly significant...error in his second sentence when he says DuPont "managed this contract for the government...Bill Bebbington entitled History of DuPont at the Savannah River Plant and read it...

DuPont stockholders oppose mining plan

A group of DuPont stockholders has launched a campaign to...April 29 annual shareholders meeting at DuPont's headquarters in Wilmington, Del...billion in investment assets, including DuPont stock. Some of the group's clients...

DuPont, Tate & Lyle join forces

...already pulling out of chemical giant DuPont Co.'s $100 million joint-venture...fronts to use more renewable resources, DuPont and Tate & Lyle consider themselves several...possible." E. coli bacteria modified by DuPont scientists is used to convert corn sugar...