U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2½ years as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.
The North Dakota Health Department is slated to launch a website this week that will enable the public to monitor oil spills and other hazardous leaks reported in the state.
Jury selection is underway in the Justice Department's case against a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Honeywell announced that it was selected by the Sinopec Maoming Company for business management and automation technology that will rejuvenate and improve operational performance at aging petrochemical plants in Guangdong Province, China.
CAPS is pleased to announce that its Intermediate Bulk Container management business is being rebranded as CHEP Pallecon Solutions.
Enbridge Energy is inviting oil producers to bid on rights to use the largest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to transport North Dakota crude.
A Toronto-based mining company announced Tuesday it is pausing operations at two northern Nevada properties and laying off 182 workers.
The oilfield services company Weatherford International has agreed to pay more than $250 million to settle federal charges that it bribed officials in the Middle East and Africa to win business.
A roof collapse probably caused by a blizzard has killed nine people at a food processing factory in northeast China, state media and an official said Tuesday.
Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents — and relief in places that were spared. But conventional wisdom has been turned on its head in Ontario...
A second state panel has delayed hearings on a proposed uranium mine in the Black Hills until two federal agencies decide on the project.
The U.S. economy is likely to see continued, albeit conservative growth in 2014, according to the American Chemistry Council’s monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), released today.
Lately, a wave of optimism about the growth of American manufacturing has pervaded the media, and projection data says the same. The question is, does this bright spot point to the cure, or just a bandage? A true assessment of American manufacturing requires a closer examination of manufacturing vital signs.
For chemical processing facilities LED's can be a solution to concerns about energy efficiency, cost efficiency and overall lighting performance when building new and retrofitting old plants. In an effort to investigate their potential further, Chem.Info sat down with Andrew Struhs and Devin Sikorski from Dialight, to talk about LED's benefits for processors.
Berry Plastics Corp. plans to close five of its manufacturing plants next year in response to weak demand for the company's plastic containers and packaging.
The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been returned to service after crews completed some planned maintenance work there this week.
Federal land managers intend to reissue a right of way for a 678-mile mile natural gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon now that government scientists have completed a second environmental review they say corrects deficiencies in the first one struck down by a U.S. appeals court.
An official with Mexico's state-run oil company says a proposed energy reform could make it easier for Petroleos Mexicanos to create subsidiaries to exploit the country's vast shale oil and gas reserves.
General Electric Co. said it will close a northern New York electrical capacitor plant that employs about 200 workers.
A California congresswoman has asked for a moratorium on offshore fracking after reports that the controversial oil extraction process has been used in coastal waters for decades.
On Thursday California adopted new flammability standards for furniture and other products that would allow manufacturers to stop using chemical flame retardants.
Gov. Peter Shumlin and other top state officials are in talks with the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's owners about how to dismantle the reactor and handle spent fuel after the plant closes late next year.
With new chemical policies in place, Target and Wal-Mart have joined Whole Foods Market in moving well beyond regulations to reduce the chemical footprints of household cleaning and personal care products sold in their stores.
The House has approved a bill to speed approval of natural gas pipelines, the third bill passed this week to boost energy production in the U.S.
In creating consumer products composed of mixtures of chemicals -- baby lotion, shampoo, cleaners, laundry soap -- chemists seek ingredients that are effective and feasible, but don't consider the hazardous properties of these chemicals and the risks they pose to the people who use them.