A huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens as it knocked down factory buildings, damaged homes and sent a huge plume of smoke skyward.
Germany chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer said Thursday it would slash 12,000 jobs in a major restructuring following the takeover of Monsanto ...
Hawaii Governor David Ige set up an emergency task force to remove the pentane used in the power plant's turbines.
The country's Industrial Production Index (IPI) reported a 2% increase year-on-year in the review period, said the figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday banned several key chemicals in antibacterial hand soap, warning of health risks and saying they were not more effective than ordinary soap.
German industrial gas supplier Linde confirmed Tuesday reports that it was "in preliminary discussions about a possible merger" with its US competitor Praxair.
A fire caused by an explosion at a chemical and fuel storage facility in the Chinese city of Jingjiang may affect thousands of nearby residents as well as key environmental resources, activists said Saturday.