12 July 2007 13:00 [Source: ICIS news]
Inside messy reality of cutting co2 output
The panoramic view from the roof of American Electric Power Co's Mountaineer power plant here sends a vivid message: coal is king. Conveyor belts pull coal from a nearby mine, coal barges bob on the shimmering
Whole Foods CEO posted to food forums
In January 2005, someone using the name "Rahodeb" went online to a Yahoo stock market forum and posted this opinion: no company would want to buy Wild Oats Markets Inc, a natural foods grocer, at its price then of about $8 (€5.76) a share.
Alcan puts itself up for auction
Rio Tinto was last night in the closing stages of a deal to purchase Canadian aluminum giant Alcan Inc to help the Canadian aluminium giant stave off a hostile bid from Alcoa Inc, according to people familiar with the transaction.
Money & Investing
Train gains in vain? Activists bet big
Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn and big-name hedge funds have bet more than $8bn on railroad stocks in recent months. But going along for the ride could be bumpy.
Court faults buyout
The private equity buyout boom has found critics in Congress and among some investors recently. Now the country's most important court for corporate law has raised questions about some deals.
Refco report sheds light on collapse
Law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw and accounting firms Grant Thornton LLP and Ernst & Young LLP may face legal claims in connection with the 2005 downfall of commodities and derivatives trading firm Refco Inc, according to the findings of a report by a Refco bankruptcy examiner.
A nuclear ruse uncovers holes in
Undercover Congressional investigators set up a bogus company and obtained a licence from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in March that would have allowed them to buy the radioactive materials needed for a so-called dirty bomb.
Bush to declare gains in
The Bush administration will assert in the next few days that progress in carrying out the new American strategy in
In an unusually blunt session here on Wednesday, several of
Whole Foods executive used alias
John P Mackey used the name Rahodeb as his chat board name when speaking about his company, Whole Foods, and a rival, Wild Oats. He is a self-described vegan and libertarian who pays himself $1 a year as chairman and chief executive and maintains a blog on the company’s website where the posts are occasionally barbed.
White House gives
A widely anticipated White House report on
A Bush aide’s long road from the White House
On a snowy evening in December 1998, Sara M Taylor, the daughter of a former pipe fitter at a John Deere plant in
Sting reveals security gap at nuclear agency
Undercover congressional investigators posing as
Corporate gains shrink deficit
Surging corporate profits - and another big increase in corporate tax collections - will shrink the federal budget deficit to its smallest number in five years, according to new White House estimates, which show the deficit falling to $205bn in the fiscal year that ends in September.
GLOBE AND MAIL,
London's Rio Tinto PLC tabled a staggering $38.1bn bid for Montreal aluminium maker Alcan Inc early Thursday morning, easily trumping a rival US suitor with an all-cash offer that would amount to the world's largest ever mining deal - and the biggest takeover in Canadian history.
The West needs to “wake up” and understand that without a rapid and fair solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the world is headed toward decades of more violence and extremism,
Cameco forecasts more
Cameco Corp's overhaul of its flooded
BCE bondholders eye lawsuit over deal
Angry holders of BCE Inc bonds that have plunged as much as 20 per cent in recent months are making preparations to sue the owner of
Cold spell claims eight more lives A cold spell covering most of Sixty killed in ‘Operation Silence’ Pakistani commandos cornered the last die-hard militants at Fuel prices flexed to counter shortages Oil companies YPF and Petrobras announced yesterday that they will sell their petrol at the same price as GNC compressed natural gas to taxis and private cabs for the next three days. ($1 = €0.73)
Cold spell claims eight more lives
A cold spell covering most of
Sixty killed in ‘Operation Silence’
Pakistani commandos cornered the last die-hard militants at
Fuel prices flexed to counter shortages
Oil companies YPF and Petrobras announced yesterday that they will sell their petrol at the same price as GNC compressed natural gas to taxis and private cabs for the next three days.
($1 = €0.73)
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