Algae are capable of generating 33,000 gallons of oil per acre per year (while corn can produce a mere 30), but how is this kind of oil best produced? Valcent Products Inc.
In 1988, a chemical fire ignited at PEPCON, a rocket fuel manufacturing plant in Henderson, NV, but that's not all. In danger of going up immediately thereafter was 6 million pounds of rocket fuel held in the facility's storage area, which explodes only seconds later.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halting its search for World War I-era chemical weapons in a Washington, D.C., neighborhood after workers found an open glass flask containing traces of the chemical agent mustard.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Corning Inc. said Tuesday its output of liquid-crystal-display glass will be lower than expected in the third quarter after an earthquake halted glass production at a plant in Japan.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's government may seize control of a shuttered medicine plant that belongs to Pfizer Inc. Commerce Minister Eduardo Saman says the government could takeover the plant if an agreement to get the factory operating again cannot be reached.
In California, the U.S. Navy, Biodiesel Industries and Aerojet announced that they have
NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Water is an essential ingredient for creating delicious foods. But experts warn that it's becoming increasingly scarce. In fact, the United Nations suggests more than one in six people worldwide don't have ample access to safe water.
PETROLIA, Pa. (AP) - An idled chemical plant in western Pennsylvania is getting back to business this week, with all of its more than 250 workers expected back by next week. Indspec Chemical Corp.'s plant is in Petrolia, about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh.
How do you go about choosing the right HMI vendor for your operations? It's an important question as the vendor you select will greatly impact your overall total cost of ownership for not only the HMI but your process and machines as well.
Alexandria, Va. - The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the launch of its new
PRINCETON, N.J. - Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ROC) today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded its Chemetall Foote Corp. subsidiary $28.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - 3M Co. said Monday its board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 51 cents. The manufacturing conglomerate said the dividend is payable Sept. 21 to shareholders of record on Aug. 21.
MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press Writer - August 10, 2009 MEXICO CITY (AP) - U.S. refineries bought millions of dollars worth of oil stolen from Mexican government pipelines and smuggled across the border, the U.S.
OSKAR GARCIA Associated Press Writer - August 10, 2009 LAS VEGAS (AP) - Labor
NORMA LOVE Associated Press Writer - August 10, 2009 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -New Hampshire became at least the 17th state to enact a law requiring large companies to inform workers and the state before mass layoffs or plantÂ closings. Gov.