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AbitibiBowater To Halt Production At Some Plants

September 18, 2009 6:33 am | Comments

MONTREAL (CP) - AbitibiBowater announced Thursday that it will suspend production indefinitely at several Canadian and U.S. mills in a corporate streamlining that will affect about 1,500 Canadian workers. The cuts, which begin Oct.

P & G Aggressively Cutting Prices

September 18, 2009 5:56 am | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Procter & Gamble Co., maker of Tide laundry detergent and Gillette shavers, rose Friday after a Citi Investment Research analyst upgraded the stock to "Buy," praising the company's new price-cutting strategy. Shares rose $1.82, or 3.3 percent, to $57.

Company To Close Ind. Chemical Factory

September 18, 2009 5:44 am | Comments

ASHLEY, Ind. (AP) - A company that makes household chemicals plans to close a northeastern Indiana factory where 55 people work. Chemtura Corp. has asked a New York bankruptcy court to let it consolidate operations at its Bio-Lab Inc. plant in Ashley into a Georgia factory.

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"Brand New" Biochemical Has Some History

September 18, 2009 5:36 am | Comments

Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info An article posted Wednesday on greentechmedia.com reported on the work being done by Minnesota-based biotech startup Segentis, and a “brand new” molecule that they are producing from cellulosic biomass: levulinic ketal.

Algae In The House

September 18, 2009 5:26 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - September 17, 2009 In Washington, although some say that

Urban Streams Contaminated By Road Salt

September 18, 2009 5:08 am | Comments

STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press Writer - September 17, 2009 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Many urban streams have become salty enough to harm aquatic life, largely because of salt used for deicing roads in the winter, according to a new government study released Wednesday. The U.S.

Sidestream Filtration Of Cooling Systems

September 17, 2009 12:30 pm | Comments

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Controlling Motor Inefficiencies

September 17, 2009 9:35 am | Comments

By Christian Fritz, Product Marketing Manager, and Brian MacCleery, Senior Product Manager,

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Arkema To Build Nanotube Pilot Plant

September 17, 2009 6:48 am | Comments

Arkema has announced the construction of a carbon nanotube (CNT) pilot production plant at its Mont site (France, Pyrenees-Atlantiques).

Raising The Roof

September 16, 2009 10:52 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 Footage of an explosion literally blowing the floating roof off a refinery storage tank after lighting bypassed the facility's lightning protection system and started a fire.

Extreme Maintenance

September 16, 2009 10:11 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 A bolt that wouldn't budge nearly stopped the $175 million replacement of Hubble's best survey camera.

Google's Cooling Water Treatment Plant

September 16, 2009 9:45 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 A tour of the 20,000 sq. ft. water treatment plant that Google built in Belgium to provide cooling water for its massive data center.

Clunker Recycling Pilot Plant

September 16, 2009 7:48 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 Currently, when a vahicle is junked, about 75 percent of it is recycled. Argonne National Laboratory's recycling pilot plant demonstrates how the remaining 25 percent, known as automobile shredder residue, can be separated into metals, polymers and waste.

Illegally Dumped Chemicals Kill 3 In China

September 16, 2009 5:27 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 SHANGHAI (AP) - Three people have died and an additional 17 required medical treatment after they were exposed to bags of a toxic chemical illegally dumped by a factory in eastern China, the local government said Wednesday.

Robot Sub Hunts Toxic Waste Off Italian Coast

September 16, 2009 5:11 am | Comments

ROME (AP) - Italian authorities have dispatched a robot submarine with a video camera to a shipwreck off the Calabrian coast to see if it's carrying radioactive waste dumped by the mob in a lucrative disposal racket.

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