MADRID (Reuters) - Spain may join Germany in relaxing a pledge to scrap nuclear power and let plants run on for decades, softening an anti-nuclear stance that was one of the firmest in Europe.
Police will likely refer the Morita Chemical Industries Co. officials to prosecutors before the end of this month on suspicion of professional negligence resulting in death.
PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Travellers in Europe face fresh air traffic disruptions as a volcanic ash cloud that cost airlines millions of euros last month started drifting back to the continent, according to authorities.
( Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ) Less noise, less exhaust, less refuse -- air travel of the future is expected to be quieter, cleaner and more environmentally friendly. To achieve this goal, new structural concepts and aerodynamic profiles have to be engineered, along with better drive...
( Tampere University of Technology ) Physiological signals can nowadays be easily monitored with measurement devices implanted inside a living body. Researcher Jarno Riistama from Tampere University of Technology believes that the next tech-savvy generation represents a potential...
"BP needs to stop avoiding the truth and allow all public officials to prepare for a worst case scenario."
A new sewage treatment plant in Washington requires a 13 mile tunnel to pump the outflow to the Puget Sound.
Ice buildup on BP's containment box made it too buoyant and clogged it up, forcing workers to abondon the first attempt to place it over the leak.
Federal statistics show Wisconsin produced 2.65 billion pounds of cheese last year, which accounted for 26 percent of the U.S. cheese output in 2009.
Auto parts supplier has agreed to give senior noteholders control of the company if they can raise more than $1 billion to pay off secured lenders.
Luxury car maker BMW said?sales were up 14.6 percent on the year in April -- bolstered by rising demand in Europe and the U.S. and big gains in Asia.
Exports jumped by 10.7 percent on the month, totaling $109.3 billion in March -- and rose 23.3 percent from a year earlier, Germany?s Federal Statistical Office said.
Meat producer returned to profitability in its second quarter on improvements in its chicken business and higher beef and pork revenue.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian fund manager Thomas George says environmentally responsible companies should beat the broader market, given growing renewable energy demand and tighter regulations, particularly after the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
MONTREAL, Quebec, May 7, 2010 — Manufacturing in Quebec has done an about face. In the depths of the recent recession, pundits were claiming that recovery would be a long and slow road for the manufacturing sector in Quebec. But on the heels of one blockbuster announcement after...