WatchIt Technologies Inc. announced today that, through its Intellectual Property attorneys, Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry, LLP, it has successfully nationalized its International Patent application in the United States and the European Union. Previously, one application was filed for an International patent. The PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty), to which most countries belong, gives either 30 or 31 months depending on the country... Read more..
Sunoco Inc. announced that it will permanently close its polypropylene manufacturing facility located in Bayport, Texas, no later than April 30, 2009. The facility can produce approximately 400 million pounds of polypropylene each year. “The decision to close the facility was made after an extensive review which demonstrated that the plant is no longer financially viable,” said Bruce D. Rubin, Vice President of Sunoco Chemicals. Sunoco has three... Read more..
Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has received an order for crude oil treatment at Rabigh gas turbine power plant in Saudi Arabia. The order value is about SEK 70 million and delivery is scheduled for 2009. “During the last month we have won two large power orders from Asia which confirms that energy related customers continue to invest,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa... Read more..
World Energy Solutions, Inc., an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced N.serve Environmental Services GmbH sold 300,000 primary CERs to Electrabel GDF Suez via the World Green Exchange. The auction was structured to provide bidders with transparency into project characteristics and help N.serve transact with confidence despite volatility in world carbon markets. N.serve and World Energy tailored the transaction... Read more..
ShengdaTech Inc., a leading manufacturer of nano precipitated calcium carbonate and a major manufacturer of coal-based chemical products in Shandong Province, PRC, today announced that it has engaged KPMG as its new independent registered public accounting firm, effective November 11, 2008. KPMG replaces Hansen, Barnett & Maxwell, P.C., which was dismissed on November 11, 2008. The decision to change the independent registered public accounting... Read more..
Massey Energy announced that its board of directors has elected Baxter F. Phillips, Jr. to be president of the company, a position formerly held by Don L. Blankenship. Blankenship will continue to serve the company as chairman and CEO. Phillips most recently served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the company. In his new role, Phillips will assume increased responsibility for Massey Energy’s aggressive strategic... Read more..
G.I. Jobs magazine has named American Electric Power one of the nation’s 50 most “military-friendly” employers for the sixth consecutive year. AEP is among only seven companies that have appeared on the publication’s top-50 list each year since it was introduced in 2003. G.I. Jobs helps provide training and career opportunities for veterans and those in transition from military to civilian employment. This year’s honorees... Read more..
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturers, today announced it has entered into a new long-term polysilicon supply agreement with Wacker Chemie AG. Under this agreement, Wacker Chemie will supply Yingli Green Energy with polysilicon from 2010 through the end of 2017. The total amount of polysilicon supplied is expected to allow Yingli Green Energy to produce... Read more..
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturers, today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with TÜV Rheinland (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. to form a strategic partnership covering a range of quality control initiatives at the Company. Under the proposed strategic partnership, TÜV Rheinland would conduct periodic factory inspections to review... Read more..
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) product manufacturers, today announced that it’s principle operating subsidiary, Baoding Tianwei Yingli New Energy Resources Co., Ltd. (“Tianwei Yingli”), has entered into a new credit line trade finance facility agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Export-Import Bank of China (“China Eximbank”), a government policy... Read more..