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2008-08-05 03:00:37

By Anonymous The Deal; Ashland Inc. has agreed to purchase Hercules Inc. for about $2.6 billion in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the deal, Ashland will pay S 18.60 in cash plus 0.093 shares of its stock in exchange for each share of Hercules.

2008-07-15 09:00:44

CHICAGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has reached an agreement with Hercules Inc. on alleged clean-air violations at the company's chemical plant at 5228 N. Hopkins St., Milwaukee, Wis.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.