BETH DeFALCO Associated Press Writer - September 11, 2009 JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Eight years after the Sept.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Alstom and The Dow Chemical Company today celebrated the successful start-up and operation of a pilot plant to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the flue gas of a coal-fired boiler at the Dow-owned facility in South Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
SANDY SHORE AP Energy Writer - September 10, 2009 DENVER (AP) - DowÂ Chemical Co. said Thursday it will sell a hollow sphere plastic pigment product line to specialty chemicals maker Omnova Solutions Inc. and close two production units at a Texas plant.
DAN SEWELL AP Business Writer - September 10, 2009 CINCINNATI (AP) - The Procter & Gamble Co.
FREEPORT, Texas - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it will close styrene monomer and ethylbenzene production units at its Dow Texas Operations site in Freeport, Texas by the end of the year.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Monsanto Co., the world's biggest seed maker, said Thursday it plans to make deeper work force cuts than previously announced, saying it will reduce its staff by about 8 percent to cut costs. The St.
Thrill-seeking robot programmers, that is. Chem.Info's editorial staff, of course, does not condone such obviously dangerous - albeit fun-looking - creativity.
The removal of residue from processing equipment using a dry ice blasting machine.
A flaming styrene tanker catches firefighters off guard when it explodes, showering them with flames and debris.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks about promising cellulosic ethanol feedstocks and new research that allows yeast to convert simple sugars to biodiesel and gasoline by altering its metabolic pathway.
BERLIN (AP) - German drug and chemical maker Merck KGaA said Wednesday that it has bought Chinese pigment company Suzhou Taizhu Technology Development Co. Ltd. in a deal that gives it more clout in a fast-growing market.
The brewing of beer is the most energy-intensive of all foodstuffs during production. A cool, freshly drawn beer has a dark side: it is among the most energy-intensive foodstuffs during production.
By Nancy McMullen COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Lost Orphan Mine below the Grand Canyon hasn't produced uranium since the 1960s, but radioactive residue still contaminates the area.
MATTHEW PERRONE AP Business Writer - September 9, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP)Â - Food makers must alert government officials of potentially contaminated products within 24 hours under a new rule designed to help federal regulators spot food safety issues sooner.