Fertilisers
Brazilian mining giant Vale to sell part of fertilizer business to Mosaic Co for $2.5 bn
20 December 2016
A cooperative way to make ammonia
05 October 2016
Yara acquires Tata Chemicals’ urea business in India for $400 million
10 August 2016
Fertiliser prices slashed by up to Rs5,000 per tonne: minister
05 July 2016
Govt fixes freight rates for direct road movement of fertilizers from plant or port
16 June 2016
Cabinet approves Rs9,000-cr revival plan for Hindustan Fertilizer’s Barauni unit
25 May 2016
NTPC-Coal India JV to help revive Fertilizer Corp of India
17 May 2016
Mandatory to print retail prices on fertilizer packs: minister
16 March 2016
Govt relaxes subsidy norms for SSP fertiliser units
11 March 2016
Pesticide residues found in 12.5% of Indian food samples
03 October 2015
Mosaic Fertilizer penalised $2 bn over waste disposal
03 October 2015
IFFCO forms agrochemicals JV with Mitsubishi Corp
27 August 2015
US fertilizer giant CF Industries to buy European rival OCI’s assets for $8 bn
07 August 2015
UB Group to buy shares from Zuari to equal stake in MCFL
01 June 2015
Deepak shows waning interest in MCFL with 12% stake sale
14 April 2015
Canadian potash industry takes a hit on tax changes
20 March 2015
Swapping of KG-D6 gas for RCF units in Maharashtra to boost power generation in AP
13 March 2015
Government moves to rein in subsidies, starting with urea
19 January 2015
Deepak springs surprise, offloads 2.2% stake in Mangalore Chem
05 January 2015
Zuari to buy 36.56% in Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers for Rs398 crore
30 December 2014
Coal India to form 2 JVs for Fertiliser Corp revival
24 December 2014
Modi intervenes to restart ailing FACT in 15 days
22 December 2014
Poddar’s Adventz sweetens offer in battle for MCF takeover
05 December 2014
Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers keen to continue using naphtha as feedstock
05 December 2014
Mangalore Chemicals shares spurt as Vijay Mallya resigns from board
01 December 2014
Fertilizer giants CF Industries and Yara end merger talks
17 October 2014
CCI clears Zuari’s proposal to acquire 26% stake in Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers
17 September 2014
Govt to evolve holistic fertiliser policy to promote use of biofertilisers
25 August 2014
SAIL may exit Rs35,000-cr Sindri revival project
23 June 2014
Deepak Fertilisers moves HC against stoppage of gas supply
16 May 2014
Deepak Fertilisers to make open offer for 26% stake of Mangalore Chemicals
23 April 2014
IFFCO arm to set up $1.6-bn urea plant in Canada’s Quebec province
19 April 2014
Reliance defies EC, tells fertiliser firms to pay double for gas
10 April 2014
CBI probing Norway’s kickback findings in Yara-Kribhco deal
05 February 2014
Ministers panel recommends hike in fixed cost of urea, subsidy
30 January 2014
Norway exposes kickbacks in aborted Indian fertilizer deal
18 January 2014
The Mosaic Co to buy CF Industries' phosphate business for $1.2 bn
29 October 2013
China’s sovereign wealth fund CIC acquires 12.5% in Russian fertilizer miner Uralkali
24 September 2013
RCF-CIL-GAIL-FCIL consortium to invest Rs8,000-cr to revive Talcher urea plant
06 September 2013
Bunge to sell entire stake in Moroccan fertilizer JV to OCP Group
06 September 2013
Marubeni excludes Gavilon’s energy business out of $3.6-bn acquisition
10 June 2013
EU to ban pesticides in bid to save bees
30 April 2013
PotashCorp abandons $15-billion takeover of Israel Chemicals
25 April 2013
Texas fertiliser plant flattens town, causes 2.1 magnitude tremor
18 April 2013
Tata Consulting Engineers wins project management contract for Africa’s biggest fertiliser plant
19 March 2013
Fertilser glut as policy change makes farm nutrients unaffordable to farmers
28 January 2013
Coromandel Fertilisers acquires 56.28 % stake in Liberty Phosphates
25 January 2013
GSFC to acquire 19.98 % in Canadian potash Karnalyte for Rs250 crore
11 January 2013
Government to sell 12.5 per cent equity of RCF for about Rs360 crore
26 December 2012
US wants more Pakistani efforts to curb fertilliser production for IEDs
14 December 2012
Norway’s Yara to buy Bunge's Brazilian fertilizer business for $750 mn
07 December 2012
Israeli govt rejects Potash Corp’s $15-bn bid for Israel Chemicals
03 November 2012
IFFCO partners with Canadian firm to build $1.2-bn fertiliser plant in Quebec
11 October 2012
Pakistan government's move to cut fertiliser supply to North Waziristan angers farmers
14 September 2012
Deepak Fert drops plan for technical ammonium nitrate plant in South Australia
30 August 2012
Paradeep Phosphates plans Rs600 crore outlay for capacity expansion projects
23 August 2012
Glencore to sell Viterra’s stake in Canadian Fertilizers to CF Industries for $911 mn
03 August 2012
Government asks RIL to increase gas supplies to IFFCO, Indo Gulf Fertiliser
25 June 2012
German fertiliser producer K+S starts work on $3.2-bn potash mine in Canada
21 June 2012
Canada’s PotashCorp not to hike stake in Israel Chemicals
11 June 2012
Government cuts subsidy on phosphatic and potassic fertilisers
01 March 2012
Yara, Apache take control of Oswals' Burrup Fertilisers
01 February 2012
New fertiliser investments in 2012 to follow policy change: Fitch
27 January 2012
Oil ministry proposes curbs on gas allocation to fertilizer units
18 January 2012
Zuari-Mitsubishi JV acquires 30 per cent stake in Peru phosphate firm
30 December 2011
ANZ to sell Oswal stake in Burrup Fertilisers to Apache for $560 mn
16 December 2011
Vale to buy out minority shareholders in Vale Fertilizantes for $1.22 billion
12 December 2011
Phosagro to reduce prices of fertilisers for IPL and IFFCO
25 November 2011
Israel Chemicals buys out partner's 50-% stake in Belgium's Nutrisi
24 October 2011
India signs another potash deal with Israel Chemicals at $490 per ton
12 August 2011
India eyes upto 25-% stake stake in Belarus's Belaruskali
10 August 2011
Tata Chemicals' Q1 net down 27 per cent at Rs111 crore
08 August 2011
SAIL's proposal to revive Sindri fertiliser plant gets CCEA approval
06 August 2011
Indian fertiliser companies finally sign annual potash supply deals with cartels
05 August 2011
Centre draws up Rs8000-cr revival plan for Sindri fertiliser
27 June 2011
Zuari Industries invests $5 million in Synthesis Energy Systems
11 June 2011
Coromandel International makes open offer for 31 per cent of Sabero Organics Gujarat
03 June 2011
Coromandel to buy out Sabero Organics promoters’ stake for Rs283 cr
01 June 2011
Tata Chemicals acquires indirect stake in EPM Mining of US
27 May 2011
End gas subsidy for power, fertiliser units, says panel
20 May 2011
Pankaj Oswal sues Burrup Fertilisers for $500 million
12 May 2011
RCF leases out phosphatic fertiliser production to Bharat Fertiliser
03 May 2011
Government hikes benchmark prices, subsidy for imported fertilisers
28 April 2011
Endosulfan becomes political issue as BJP-Left join hands
26 April 2011
Tata Chemicals buys 25-% stake in Gabon fertiliser unit
12 April 2011
Government set to hike nutrient-based subsidy rates on fertilisers
09 April 2011
Deepak Fertilisers to set up TAN plant in Australia
30 March 2011
Nagarjuna Fertilizer signs MoU with Nigerian government for fertiliser plants
25 March 2011
Cargill puts fertilizer producer Mosaic into play
19 January 2011
Fertiliser makers may get Rs900 crore per year for three years for efficiency improvement
05 January 2011
Russian potash producers Uralkali and Silvinit in $24 billion merger plan
21 December 2010
ANZ puts Oswal's Burrup Fertilisers in Australia under receivership
20 December 2010
Agrium in talks to sell AWB’s commodity management business
15 December 2010
Singapore’s Olam to build $1.3-bn fertiliser plant in Gabon
15 November 2010
Canada says no to BHP's $40-bn hostile bid for Potash Corp
04 November 2010
India signs MoU for joint venture phosphate projects in Syria
01 November 2010
AP faces problems in fertiliser distribution
15 September 2010
Coromandel in fertiliser technology tie-up with Shell
13 September 2010
Government panel to recommend changes in fertiliser subsidy
21 August 2010
India's 2009-10 fertiliser subsidy bill lower at 64,932 crore: minister
07 May 2010
Fertiliser companies contract 140 lakh tonnes imports since 1 April
30 April 2010
Coal India, GAIL, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers
25 March 2010
Strike by contractor's workers hits Tata Chem's Haldia operations
20 March 2010
Canada’s Canpotex signs $222 million potash deal with India
22 February 2010
Canada’s Agrium extends bid for CF Industries
22 February 2010
Government announces hike in urea prices, nutrient-based fertiliser subsidy policy
18 February 2010
Norway’s Yara to acquire US rival Terra for $4.1 billion
16 February 2010
Kribhco to upgrade Hazira fertilizer plant
02 February 2010
L&T to convert National Fertilisers' ammonia feedstock plant to natural gas
01 February 2010
Vale acquires Bunge’s Brazilian fertilizer assets for $3.8 billion
28 January 2010
National Fertiliser gets nod to convert three units to gas
22 January 2010
Vale in talks to acquire Bunge’s Brazilian fertilizer business for $3.8 billion
16 January 2010
Centre mulls revival of defunct FCI and HFC fertiliser units
11 December 2009
CF Industries raises offer for Terra to $4.58 billion
08 December 2009
Six fertiliser units seek natural gas supplies for expansion
03 December 2009
Agrium to nominate directors for CF board in 2010
03 December 2009
RCF demands cheaper gas in K-G dispute
29 September 2009
More gas needed for brownfield project, sick units: fertiliser secretary
15 September 2009
Tata Chemicals becomes largest shareholder in Rallis after stake buy
20 August 2009
Agrium may raise its $4.1-billion bid for CF
06 August 2009
Samsung invests $40 million in Perdaman’s $3.5-billion urea plant
06 August 2009
Government modifies fertiliser pricing scheme
25 June 2009
Fertiliser units worried after HC verdict on RIL gas
25 June 2009
CWC, FACT to jointly set up container freight station at Cochin
11 June 2009
CF Industries rejects yet another Agrium bid
30 March 2009
Reliance signs D6 gas pacts with urea makers
28 March 2009
RIL’s K-G gas overpriced, moan fertiliser companies
24 March 2009
CF Industries nixes Agrium’s improved offer; sweetens own offer to Terra
24 March 2009
Fertiliser units to get top priority for RIL’s KG gas
23 March 2009
CF Industries reject Agrium bid, to continue to pursue Terra
09 March 2009
Hostile bid for Terra lands CF Industries in Agrium's crosshairs
25 February 2009
CF Industries launches $2.37-billion hostile bid for rival fertiliser maker Terra
24 February 2009
Government hopes to cut soaring fuel, fertiliser subsidy bills
17 February 2009
RIL KG basin gas to ease shortfallf in power, fertiliser units
03 February 2009
Fertiliser maker CF Holdings makes $2.1 billion bid for rival Terra Industries
16 January 2009
Ecologists slam `fertilising' sea near Antarctica for climate research
14 January 2009
Punjab’s Markfed signs MoU with global agri-business company Syngenta
30 August 2008
New pricing policy to boost investment in urea plants
09 August 2008
Potash Corp to add 2.7 million tonnes capacity on heightened demand for fertilizer
18 July 2008
IFFCO takes a stake in Australian phosphate miner
18 July 2008
Canada’s Agrium buys 70-per cent stake in CMF for $50 million-plus
11 July 2008
Rising costs and delayed reimbursements will hurt Indian fertiliser manufacturers: CRISIL
25 June 2008
Government hikes gas allocation for fertiliser units, power plants
29 May 2008
Cabinet committee on economic affairs approves revised policy for single super phosphates for 2008-09
14 April 2008
Deepak Fertilisers in ammonium JV with Norway's Yara
07 February 2008
PepsiCo to produce Carrageenan in Tamil Nadu
29 December 2007
IFFCO to invest $100 million in phosphoric acid plant in Senegal
24 December 2007
Fertiliser companies want duty cut on fuel, inputs in the budget
20 December 2007
Government working on revival of closed fertiliser units
07 December 2007
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers awards methanol reformer package order to L&T
17 September 2007
Aditya Birla group''s Indo-Gulf fertiliser unit starts operation
06 September 2007
Fertilisers consumption tops 449 lakh tonnes
17 August 2007
Sojitz Receives to build ammonia plant for Pakistan''s Fatima Fertilizer
27 July 2007
Coromandel Fertilisers logs 100 crore net
04 May 2007
Coromandel Fertilisers acquires IFFCO''s stakes in Godavari Fertilisers
18 April 2007
IFFCO sets up new company to strengthen rural network, sells GFCL stake
17 April 2007
GFCL awaits pre-expansion environment sanctions
19 January 2007
Disruption at ammonia plant forces shutdown at GNFC
02 November 2006
Coromandel Fertilisers sets up joint venture in Tunisia
28 September 2006
Coromandel Fertilisers turnover, net profit up
20 July 2006
Kumar Mangalam Birla to acquire Chinese phosphate firm
02 January 2006
Murugappa group in a 3-way JV in Tunisia, plans Rs300 crore capex
01 December 2005
Other income boosts Godavari Fertilisers'' profit. Breaks dividend drought
23 April 2005
Coromandel Fertilisers acquires 2.5% in SA Foskor Ltd.; to advise on operations
17 February 2005
Petroleum ministry asks CPCL to resume naphtha supply to MFL
02 February 2005
GNFC announces highest-ever Q3 and nine-monthly net
01 February 2005
Indo Gulf Fertiliser''s Jagdishpur unit shut-down
09 March 2004
Good rain, implementation of revamp projects to help GNFC
26 September 2003
Kerala govt yet to decide on reducing tax burden on FACT
10 September 2003
Govt plan to run FACT through co-op consortium faces hurdles
01 September 2003
GNFC Q1 net profit rises 53%
28 July 2003
GNFC registers Rs 1,464-crore turnover; PBT at Rs 136 crore
14 June 2003
Crisis ends as FACT to give KRL post-dated cheques for Rs 101 cr
15 May 2003
Centre invites fresh bid for sale of 51% equity stake in FACT
10 February 2003
Government invites fresh bid for sale of 51% equity in FACT
06 February 2003
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