MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical Co. on Thursday said it will sell its powder coatings business to Amsterdam-based Akzo Nobel NV for an undisclosed amount. The move advances the chemical company's strategy of shedding noncore assets in an effort to reduce debt from its $16.
A tour of Chevron's massive $800 million Genesis gas and oil production platform, and footage of the monumental task required to build the facility.
The United States' helium supply could be depleted in a decade, and Earth could be helium-free by the end of the century. Enjoy the baloons and zeppelin rides while you can.
On Tuesday, Mars Chocolate unveiled a 28,000-panel solar garden, which provides 20 percent of peak energy consumption at its New Jersey manufacturing plant.
Dr. Kam Sirkar from NJIT talks about the latest research in membrane separation technology, and
Novemebr 11, 2009 BRUSSELS (AP) - EU regulators on Wednesday jointly fined Akzo, Ciba, Elf Aquitaine and seven others euro173 million (U.S. $260 million) for fixing the price of plastic additives. Ciba was fined euro68.4 million, Akzo was ordered to pay euro40.
DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer - Novemebr 11, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly half of lakes and reservoirs nationwide contain fish with potentially harmful levels of the toxic metal mercury, according to a federal study released Tuesday.
Novemebr 11, 2009 AdoptSMT Group, developer, manufacturer and supplier of the FeederMaster® calibration system for component feeders, recently showcased its latest model, the Digital FeederMaster.
Novemebr 11, 2009 Gassonic has developed a gas leak simulation tool for ultrasonic gas detection, and can be accessed in a trial version on Gassonic’s website at www.gassonic.com/simulator .
By Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - Novemebr 11, 2009 Ceres, ViaSpace, Sustainable Oils,
By Robert Matas CP Writer - Novemebr 11, 2009 VANCOUVER (CP) - A spectacular fire at a plant in southeastern British Columbia that recycles lithium batteries may have started after a spontaneous malfunction in a battery, the company says.
Novemebr 11, 2009 Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F ), working with academic researchers and one of its suppliers, is the first automaker to develop and use environmentally friendly wheat straw-reinforced plastic in a vehicle.
MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer - Novemebr 11, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - Male factory workers in China who got very high doses of a chemical that's been widely used in hard plastic bottles had high rates of sexual problems, researchers reported Wednesday.
Sullair Corporation has redesigned its 100 to 600 HP two-stage tandem rotary screw compressors to provide increased levels of energy efficiency and operating performance. The compressors also offer: Variable capacity control, featuring spiral valve technology.
Jeio Tech, Inc. has released a new line of vortex mixers featuring both touch and continuous operation, as well as: A low profile design and rubber feet for increased stability. A highly sensitive touch switch for real-time mixing.