MONTREAL (CP) - AbitibiBowater announced Thursday that it will suspend production indefinitely at several Canadian and U.S. mills in a corporate streamlining that will affect about 1,500 Canadian workers. The cuts, which begin Oct.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Procter & Gamble Co., maker of Tide laundry detergent and Gillette shavers, rose Friday after a Citi Investment Research analyst upgraded the stock to "Buy," praising the company's new price-cutting strategy. Shares rose $1.82, or 3.3 percent, to $57.
ASHLEY, Ind. (AP) - A company that makes household chemicals plans to close a northeastern Indiana factory where 55 people work. Chemtura Corp. has asked a New York bankruptcy court to let it consolidate operations at its Bio-Lab Inc. plant in Ashley into a Georgia factory.
Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info An article posted Wednesday on greentechmedia.com reported on the work being done by Minnesota-based biotech startup Segentis, and a â€œbrand newâ€ molecule that they are producing from cellulosic biomass: levulinic ketal.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - September 17, 2009 In Washington, although some say that
STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press Writer - September 17, 2009 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Many urban streams have become salty enough to harm aquatic life, largely because of salt used for deicing roads in the winter, according to a new government study released Wednesday. The U.S.
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Arkema has announced the construction of a carbon nanotube (CNT) pilot production plant at its Mont site (France, Pyrenees-Atlantiques).
Balluff's new Micropulse® ProCompact linear position transducer has a Micropulse ProCompact rod-style transducer that incorporates field-proven, non-contact magnetostrictive technology into welded, hermetically-sealed stainless steel housing.
September 16, 2009 Sure Seal, Inc., has launched its new SV series sampling system valves. The valves feature: A direct in-line closed-loop design that collects representative samples direct from the process piping or instrumentation loop without the need for flushing.
September 16, 2009 Footage of an explosion literally blowing the floating roof off a refinery storage tank after lighting bypassed the facility's lightning protection system and started a fire.
September 16, 2009 A bolt that wouldn't budge nearly stopped the $175 million replacement of Hubble's best survey camera.