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2011-02-07 16:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today reported a net loss of $53.5 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2010, versus net income of $62.1 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2009. Net income in the current quarter included restructuring and other income and charges of $131.4 million after-tax, or charges of $1.81 per diluted share, primarily related to the shutdown of the phosphates business located...

2011-01-14 18:59:47

The Estero de Domingo Rubio wetland, located near the Marismas del Odiel Natural Area in the Huelva estuary, is regionally, nationally and internationally protected thanks to its ecological value. However, its tributary rivers and the Ría de Huelva estuary pump manmade pollutants into it, which could affect its water quality and ecosystem. Industrial activity, accumulations of dangerous waste, the expansion of farming, and excessive extraction of sand and gravel for the...

2010-11-30 05:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today the company will cease operations at its Foret phosphates plant in Huelva, Spain, by December 31, 2010. The closure is due to a Spanish judicial ruling that prohibits Foret from adding gypsum to storage stacks near the Huelva site after December 31, 2010. Gypsum is a byproduct of phosphoric acid production at the front end of the plant. Phosphoric acid is used to make sodium and calcium phosphates,...

2010-04-08 14:37:29

Surface ozone levels in the south west of the Iberian Peninsula usually exceed the protection threshold established by EU regulations for people and plants in spring and summer, according to data gathered between 2000 and 2005 by four measuring stations in Huelva, one of them next to the Doñana National Park. The limits established to protect human and plant health by the European Directive on ozone are usually exceeded from April onwards, especially during the summer, in...

2010-02-10 07:07:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andalucia region of southern Spain warms up New York during February 2010 with its 10th Annual Flamenco Festival, thrilling audiences while inspiring them to visit Andalucia, birthplace of the art of flamenco. Among several stellar productions, Seville-born, "extraordinarily sinuous" Maria Pages, performs her evocative Autorretrato (self-portrait) at the NY City Center. Also during February, the Festival tours to Miami, Washington DC, Boston,...

2009-06-18 15:25:44

Spanish scientists say they've confirmed the presence of zinc, copper and lead at high levels in the Huelva estuary's water and sediments in southwest Spain. The team of researchers from the University of Cadiz also studied how some of the heavy metals are transferred to fish and discovered zinc, cadmium and copper accumulate in the body tissues of sole and gilthead bream. We found positive correlations between the levels of some metals in the waters of the Huelva estuary and those in the...

2009-04-23 17:04:08

A Spanish real estate company is offering a free divorce lawyer as an incentive to couples who purchase three-bedroom homes in Huelva province. Officials with Geimsa realtors said the deal is aimed at couples who have been postponing divorce because they can't afford new homes, Britain's The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. A divorce is very expensive, said Vanesa Contioso of Geimsa. So we are offering new clients the free use of our lawyers to handle the process. The deal applies to...

2008-08-18 00:00:00

By Laura Silverman This was not your typical Spanish holiday. We didn't want the busy Costa del Sol or packed tours to Gaudi's Barcelona. Maybe an exploration of the local area but no crowds - definitely no crowds. So that's why we chose Punta Umbria. In summer, the resort is mainly popular with locals from Huelva city and Seville. By day, they relax on the long, sandy beach - part of the Costa de la Luz, go hiking in the pinewoods, cycle or watch the world go by from outdoor cafes. In the...

2008-08-14 15:00:54

Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion has been awarded a E43.1 million contract to construct a new transmission line to distribute the electricity generated by nine wind farms with a total power output of 335.15MW corresponding to Group-3 of the Huelva electrical clearing zone of Spain. The new 120km double circuit transmission line, which is designed for 400kV but will initially operate at 220kV, will connect the new substation of Puebla de Guzman in Huelva, with that of Guillena in Sevilla....


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