Organic foods generally are grown with fewer chemicals and artificial ingredients and are produced according to a strict set of government standards.
As concerns regarding the environment continue to rise, the importance of sustainable manufacturing follows suit. Check out why it's important and what manufacturers and consumers think.
Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, lifting retail sales for the first time in four months.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been taking part in anti-government demonstrations in Brazil, sparked by anger over a massive corruption scandal at the state-run oil giant Petrobras.
Construction workers in economically distressed southern New York are ecstatic about the job possibilities, but landowners who have been fighting the first pipeline for three years are dismayed at the prospect of going through the whole process a second time.
A top official who led China's biggest petroleum company and later was assigned to oversee state-owned companies went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and abuse of power.
Inbra, which specializes in plastic and rubber additives, will spend $7.7 million to establish the 24,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.
The analysis projects that technological advances and continued exploration and development of oil and gas reserves will generate an average annual growth rate of 6 percent in oilfield chemicals.
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Commercial and industrial chemical products company Zep Inc. is being taken private in a $692 million sale including assumed debt to private equity firm New Mountain Capital.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to acquire U.K.-based BG Group in one of the largest deals ever in the oil and gas sector.
Here’s a quick look at the chemical giant’s history, from game-changing innovations and alleged war crimes, to rapid expansion and tackling the chemical challenges of the future.
Mexico's state-run oil company and U.S.-based First Reserve are announcing a $1 billion deal to invest in the energy sector.
Enviro Tech is a chemical company focused on food safety and water treatment. Company officials say the plant will eventually employ more than 80 workers.
Agribusiness Monsanto Co., whose popular weed killer Roundup has been partly blamed by critics for knocking out monarch butterflies' habitat, said Tuesday it is committing $4 million to efforts to stem the worrisome decline of the black-and-orange insects.
A recently released report anticipates demand for cleaner transportation will substantially increase the global hydrogen market in the near future.
CSX also agreed to complete restoration of the river bank in the area of the derailment and monitor the river for any long-term environmental impacts from the incident.
An agreement between Wyoming environmental regulators, a gas developer and a bond surety company would put the surety company in charge of inventory and reclamation of as many as 143 small reservoirs containing groundwater from coal-bed methane wells.
Dow and Olin said the new transaction would double Olin's scale and create "an industry leader with revenues approaching $7 billion."
Production increased in eight segments, including organic chemicals, consumer products and pharmaceuticals, but decreased in eight others that included synthetic fibers, plastic resins and adhesives.
Seco, like so many Central Appalachian communities, owes its existence to coal — its very name is an acronym for South East Coal Company. But as mining wanes, officials across the region are looking for something to replace traditional jobs and revenues.
The March report from the National Association for Business Economics forecasts more hiring, a lower unemployment rate, a lower inflation rate and more growth in consumer spending in 2015, compared to the group's forecast December 2014.
Almost three decades after a dramatic drop in crude prices brought the state to its knees, is Wyoming better prepared to navigate another oil industry bust?
Energy firm Hess Corp. has donated $15 million to the University of Wyoming to bolster research into extracting hard-to-get oil and gas deposits.
Top executives from Montana's largest mining company are relocating to Denver and the company plans to close its offices in Billings as part of cost-cutting moves.