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.
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.
Jason Dearen Associated Press Writer - July 16, 2009 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)Â -- A
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.
By Ed Sullivan Cooling towers, an effective and common means for industrial process heat extraction, are not closed-loop systems.