News - 19 Sep 2003
Positive findings from Guidant Corp regarding their everolimus eluting stents with bioabsorbable polymers were reported at the 15th Annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference in...
News - 10 Sep 2003
Mercedes Benz have unveiled their all new Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren supercar at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The car was a joint project between Mercedes Benz and their Formula 1 partner McLaren, which...
News - 9 Sep 2003
A massive fire broke out at the Bridgestone tyre factory about located 110km north of Tokyo. Hundreds of fire fighters are battling the blaze, using trucks, cranes and helicopters.
Over 5000 nearby...
News - 5 Sep 2003
Akzo Nobel have announced that will sell off three of its businesses to reduce debt. These businesses are:
The businesses have been...
News - 14 Aug 2003
American Steel producers US Steel and International Steel Group have signed a letter of intent to exchange assets.
Under the agreement, US Steel will exchange the assets of their plate business,...
News - 30 Jun 2003
Magnesium International is looking for expressions of interest for the sale of its power station development at Port Pirie. The finds from the sale will be used for the development of their SAMAG...
News - 21 May 2003
In the continuing saga of consolidation and restructuring of the US steel industry Weirton Steel today filed for voluntary reorganisation under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy code. They will become...
News - 16 May 2003
In a report just published by the Environmental Working Group entitled "Canaries in the Kitchen – "Teflon Toxicosis" is Deadly to Pet Birds, Are We at Risk?", they found that...
News - 15 May 2003
South Asian Petrochem Ltd, the flagship of the Dhanseri Group commissioned its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) operation in West Bengal, India today.
Although the plant was commissioned today,...
News - 13 May 2003
BASF have acquired the Vistanex (TM) LM polyisobutylene business of Exxon Mobil. No details were released regarding the transaction which did not involve any manufacturing sites or personnel.