Yara’s nitrous oxide abatement catalyst, which significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions from industry, has been awarded a prestigious Norwegian environmental prize, "Glassbjørnen" (The Glass Bear).
A ceremony attended by royalty and government ministers marked the latest milestone in Yara's joint venture Qafco-5.
Yara made a number of divestments in the first half of 2008, mainly to re-deploy funds to enhance its overall growth strategy.
A new Yara liquid CO2 facility provides the final piece for a planned UK bio-refinery.
Jørgen Ole Haslestad assumes the post of president and CEO of Yara International.
Yara continues its efforts to rejuvenate African agriculture. Two major Africa-related events occurred in 2008.
Yara reported its strongest quarterly result ever for the three-month period ending May 31, 2008.
Yara and WWF Norway have agreed to collaborate on a range of key environmental issues.
Yara opened its Shouguang Center for Plant Nutrition Research in the Shandong province, China.
Yara has signed final agreements with the National Oil Corporation of Libya and the Libyan Investment Authority, creating the Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Company (Lifeco) JV.
Yara Sluiskil in the Netherlands was awarded IFA’s Green Leaf Trophy award for its safety and environmental performance.
Yara announces the permanent closure of its NPK plant in Peremarton, Hungary.
Yara marks the first building stone of the new Urea7 plant in Sluiskil, the Netherlands.
Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco), a JV of which Yara owns 25 percent, signed a letter of intent for the construction of the Qafco-6 expansion project.