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DENSO Announces ‘Dare to Dream’ $25,000 Sweepstakes

June 25, 2010 7:01 am | Comments

DENSO Robotics announced a DENSO “Dare to Dream” sweepstakes contest that will award $25,000 in cash to the winner, selected randomly from among all eligible entrants.

Transform Solar To Build Solar Panels In Idaho

June 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Company formed by?Micron Technology and Origin Energy of Australia says it plans to start making extremely thin but highly efficient solar cells that will be available next year.

Maryland To Build Car Charging Stations

June 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

More than $500,000 in federal stimulus money is being used to build at least 64 charging stations for electric vehicles.

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Indiana Whirlpool Plant Makes Final Refrigerators

June 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Whirlpool plant in Evansville that has been the site of protests over its closure is producing its final refrigerators, and 600 employees will soon be out of work.

Magna Postpones Controversial Shareholder Vote

June 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Auto parts maker?postponing shareholder vote on controversial plan that would offer its founder nearly $1 billion in stock, cash and other incentives to give up voting control of the company.

Genco Shipping Buying 16 Ships For $545M

June 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Shipping & trading firm will buy 16 Supramax dry bulk vessels for $545 million with hopes of capitalizing on strong demand for commodities in?developing countries.

Judge Delays Ruling on Report into Plant Fire Deaths

June 25, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

Company attorneys went to court Thursday to urge Chief U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel to suppress a report into the fatal fire that broke out in a water tunnel.

Doubts Over Effectiveness of BP's Containment Cap

June 25, 2010 5:57 am | by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press Writer | Comments

The government's worst-case estimates suggested the cap and other equipment were capturing less than half of the oil leaking from the seafloor.

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India Takes Another Step Towards Extradition Over Bhopal

June 25, 2010 5:53 am | Comments

India's Cabinet has approved pushing for the former head of Union Carbide to be extradited over the toxic gas leak in 1984 that killed an estimated 15,000 people.

Smelly Wastewater Plant to Get Makeover

June 25, 2010 5:49 am | Comments

A renown wastewater treatment plant management firm will take control of the wastewater treatment plant in NM in order to improve treatment processes to reduce odors and improve efficiencies.

70 percent chance tropical depression in Caribbean: report

June 25, 2010 5:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A low-pressure area over the western Caribbean Sea strengthened further, and now has a high 70 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Friday.

Aggressive Action To Reduce Soot Emissions Needed To Meet Climate Change Goals

June 25, 2010 5:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Princeton University, Engineering School ) Without aggressive action to reduce soot emissions, the time table for carbon dioxide emission reductions may need to be significantly accelerated in order to achieve international climate policy goals such as those set forth in last...

Dow Joins Sustainability Innovators Working Group

June 25, 2010 4:25 am | by Dow Chemical Company | Comments

Fourteen major industry leaders have formed the Sustainability Innovators Working Group — aiming to define and develop state-of-the-art approaches for environmental management and corporate sustainability.

NSF Grant Will Develop New Online Hub For Biochemistry, Molecular Biology Educators

June 25, 2010 1:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ) The National Science Foundation this week awarded a more than $360,000, five-year grant to the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to establish a rich, central, online resource for educators across the nation.

MIT Chemists Find An Easier Way To Synthesize New Drug Candidates

June 25, 2010 1:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) MIT chemists have designed a new way to attach a trifluoromethyl group to certain compounds, which they believe could allow pharmaceutical companies to create and test new drugs much faster and potentially reduce the cost of drug discovery....

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