Sasol Ltd. Chief Executive Officer David Constable’s total pay rose 68 percent due to his “outstanding” work and is in line with the company’s policy of paying non-South Africans in dollars, it said after some shareholders voted against its wage policy.
Environmentalists opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline are expanding their fight against imports of Canadian heavy crude oil by trying to block rail projects that offer another way for it to enter the U.S.
Record crops in Canada, the world’s top canola grower and second-largest wheat exporter, are overwhelming the country’s rail system, creating a shortage of grain cars and slowing shipments to foreign buyers.
Canadian National Railway Co., North America’s most efficient carrier, said it will split its stock and plans a C$1.4 billion ($1.36 billion) buyback after posting a third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates.
British businessman Victor Dahdaleh paid about 40 million pounds ($64 million) in bribes to the former chairman and chief executive officer of Bahrain’s state- owned aluminum producer, a prosecutor said.