BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union regulators on Wednesday fined seven chemical companies euro61 million for fixing the price of calcium carbide, a chemical used to make steel.
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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Lower sales and restructuring charges helped drive chemical giant DuPont Co.'s profit down 61 percent in the second quarter, overshadowing a strong showing by its agriculture and nutrition business. Its adjusted earnings still beat Wall Street expectations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The man who is credited with turning WD-40 into a household name has died at 84. His widow says John S. Barry died of pulmonary fibrosis on July 3 at a nursing facility in La Jolla (HOYE'-yuh). Employees of what was then the Rocket Chemical Co.
ROCKAWAY, N.J. - The editors of R&D Magazine have announced the winners of the 47th Annual R&D 100 Awards, which will be formally presented at an Awards Banquet in Orlando on November 12, 2009.
July 17, 2009 CHICAGO (AP) - Officials say an explosion at a Chicago biodiesel manufacturing plant that injured two workers was caused by a chemical reaction.
CHICAGO (AP) - Two people have been injured in an explosion at a factory in Chicago that sent bricks and debris flying hundreds of feet in the air. Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says the 9 a.m. explosion seriously damaged the one-story building.
CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) - Police have arrested a 25-year-old man and located another male who they believe may have launched a military illumination flare that caused a massive fire at a southeastern Wisconsin meatpacking plant.
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SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press Writer - July 15, 2009 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico-based energy technology company announced plans Wednesday to develop in southern New Mexico what it calls the world's first utility-scale, zero-emissions hydrogen power plant.
According to the Nuclear Energy Institute , the continuous development of cutting-edge innovations has helped the nuclear energy industry become the most reliable carbon-free source of electricity.
John C. Ernst Co. simplifies the process of locating replacement flowmeters, liquid level gauges, sight glass indicators and other flow control monitoring devices. â€œWhen a flowmeter, level gauge or other device needs to be replaced, it needs to be done quickly,â€ asserts John C.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - July 16, 2009 In California, more details have emerged on
Last Tuesday, the plastics industry launched a groundbreaking campaign to challenge itself, the government and consumers to step up recycling and stop sending plastic to landfills.