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Recycled Plastic Bridges To Be Built In VA

November 12, 2009 4:17 am | Comments

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. (Business Wire) -Axion International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: AXIH ),

Dow Continues To Shed Businesses

November 12, 2009 4:00 am | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical Co. on Thursday said it will sell its powder coatings business to Amsterdam-based Akzo Nobel NV for an undisclosed amount. The move advances the chemical company's strategy of shedding noncore assets in an effort to reduce debt from its $16.

Massive Floating Facility

November 11, 2009 11:10 am | Comments

A tour of Chevron's massive $800 million Genesis gas and oil production platform, and footage of the monumental task required to build the facility.

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Earth Is Running Out Of Helium

November 11, 2009 10:41 am | Comments

The United States' helium supply could be depleted in a decade, and Earth could be helium-free by the end of the century. Enjoy the baloons and zeppelin rides while you can.

Green M & Ms

November 11, 2009 10:35 am | Comments

On Tuesday, Mars Chocolate unveiled a 28,000-panel solar garden, which provides 20 percent of peak energy consumption at its New Jersey manufacturing plant.

Cutting-Edge Membrane Separation Technology

November 11, 2009 9:07 am | Comments

Dr. Kam Sirkar from NJIT talks about the latest research in membrane separation technology, and

EU Fines Plastics Cartel For Price Fixing

November 11, 2009 6:04 am | Comments

Novemebr 11, 2009 BRUSSELS (AP) - EU regulators on Wednesday jointly fined Akzo, Ciba, Elf Aquitaine and seven others euro173 million (U.S. $260 million) for fixing the price of plastic additives. Ciba was fined euro68.4 million, Akzo was ordered to pay euro40.

EPA: Toxic Chemicals In U.S. Lakes Is Widespread

November 11, 2009 5:38 am | Comments

DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer - Novemebr 11, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly half of lakes and reservoirs nationwide contain fish with potentially harmful levels of the toxic metal mercury, according to a federal study released Tuesday.

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Grasses, Woods & Mustards Key To Aviation, Military Biofuels

November 11, 2009 4:20 am | Comments

By Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - Novemebr 11, 2009 Ceres, ViaSpace, Sustainable Oils,

Canadian Plant Fire Linked To Battery Malfunction

November 11, 2009 4:12 am | Comments

By Robert Matas CP Writer - Novemebr 11, 2009 VANCOUVER (CP) - A spectacular fire at a plant in southeastern British Columbia that recycles lithium batteries may have started after a spontaneous malfunction in a battery, the company says.

Ford Using Straw-Reinforced Plastic In 2010 Flex

November 11, 2009 3:58 am | Comments

Novemebr 11, 2009 Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F ), working with academic researchers and one of its suppliers, is the first automaker to develop and use environmentally friendly wheat straw-reinforced plastic in a vehicle.

BPA Exposure Linked To Sex Problems In Factory Workers

November 11, 2009 3:45 am | Comments

MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer - Novemebr 11, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - Male factory workers in China who got very high doses of a chemical that's been widely used in hard plastic bottles had high rates of sexual problems, researchers reported Wednesday.

The Role Of Vacuum Technology In Energy-Efficient Manufacturing

November 10, 2009 11:42 am | Comments

Peter Tell, chief technological officer at PIAB, speaks with Product Design & Development magazine on the role of vacuum technology in energy-efficient manufacturing.

Oil Tanker Evades Pirates With High-Speed Maneuvers

November 10, 2009 4:57 am | Comments

JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press Writer - November 10, 2009 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -

OSHA Adds $64,000 To Existing Fines Against Chemical Processor

November 10, 2009 4:45 am | Comments

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health

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