Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup By MARI YAMAGUCHI - AP - Sat Mar 08, 1:29AM CST TOKYO (AP) — There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need.
Elhanan Helpman wins the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for explaining how the behavior of firms and investments shapes the global marketplace PR Newswire - Tue Feb 18, 8:10AM CST The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Economics, Finance and Management category goes to Elhanan Helpman for his outstanding work in two key areas in modern economics: international trade and output growth. Helpman's name is the connection in two new theories that have transformed these fields: first, the integration of multinational corporations into standard trade models, and, in second, casting innovation as an engine of growth alongside the traditional factors of labor and capital.
Valerus Awarded US$62m Contract To Deliver Two Turnkey Compressor Stations for Crestwood Midstream Partners PR Newswire - Thu Jan 30, 6:00AM CST Valerus (www.valerus.com), a subsidiary of Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ) (www.kentz.com), the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction group, is pleased to announce it has been recently awarded a US$62m contract by Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (www.crestwoodlp.com) to provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of two compressor stations.
EFactor Group Corp. Announces DTC Eligibility of Its Common Stock PR Newswire - Fri Dec 20, 8:30AM CST EFactor Group Corporation (OTCBB: EFCT) ("EFactor Group Corp." or "the Company"), owner of EFactor.com, a niche social network for entrepreneurs, content aggregator and provider of resources to entrepreneurs worldwide, announced today that its common shares have been granted eligibility status by the Depository Trust Company (DTC), subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
Generic Pharmaceutical Savings Reach $217 Billion in 2012 PR Newswire - Thu Dec 19, 2:08PM CST Ten-Year Savings Exceeds $1.2 Trillion Dollars, Retail Market Savings Underscore Value of More Affordable Generics to Patients, Payers
International Team comes together to Study Demand Response Impacts at New Mexico Utility PR Newswire - Thu Jul 18, 9:00AM CDT Toshiba Corporation and Landis+Gyr team up with Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), the University of Kyoto, and Los Alamos County to study demand response pricing programs. Utilizing smart meters and customer volunteers, the partners will study how consumers respond to variable pricing per kilowatt hour and how this impacts their electric demand during the summer months. The research will begin in late July and run through September.
LIPA Selects Landis+Gyr for Smart Grid Project on Fire Island PR Newswire - Mon Jun 24, 9:00AM CDT Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has selected Landis+Gyr to deploy advanced metering and smart grid technology on Fire Island, the central island of the outer barrier islands along the south shore of Long Island, as part of a project to enhance service, safety and reliability of the electric distribution system for residents and businesses.
Global markets rise after US jobs report By CARLO PIOVANO - AP - Fri Jun 07, 12:19PM CDT LONDON (AP) — Stock markets rose on Friday after a U.S. jobs report suggested the Federal Reserve is likely to keep its stimulus program going for now.
Japan-India summit aims at nuke technology talks By ELAINE KURTENBACH - AP - Sun May 26, 6:09AM CDT TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India will work toward an agreement on nuclear energy cooperation during a visit this week by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as Tokyo tries to boost exports of atomic technology and other infrastructure to help revive the economy.
Review: Toshiba brings high-res screen to Windows By PETER SVENSSON - AP - Fri May 17, 5:03PM CDT NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, Apple added a visually stunning option to its MacBooks: screens with ultra-high resolution. These "Retina" displays reveal four times as much detail as any Windows laptop screen ... until now. Toshiba just released a new laptop line with a Retina-level display.
Landis+Gyr to Play Key Role in Smart Grid Award for TEPCO PR Newswire - Wed May 08, 8:30AM CDT With Toshiba Corporation's recent announcement that Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has selected the firm's proposal for a smart metering communications system and associated meter data management system (MDMS), Landis+Gyr is poised to undertake its indispensable role for the world's largest smart grid project.
SK Hynix posts $159M profit as chip prices rise By YOUKYUNG LEE - AP - Wed Apr 24, 5:48AM CDT SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. on Wednesday reported its third consecutive quarterly profit as prices for PC memory chips rose.
LG Electronics' profit plunges on slow TV sales By YOUKYUNG LEE - AP - Wed Apr 24, 3:51AM CDT SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its first quarter earnings shrank to less than one tenth of the year-earlier quarter as its TV business languished, masking a recovery in mobile phone sales.
Toshiba and Landis+Gyr Take Another Step Toward the Smart Community PR Newswire Europe - Wed Feb 06, 7:01PM CST -- Toshiba Acquires Consert, Leading-Edge Intelligent Solution Provider for Smart Grid Deployments
SK Hynix posts profit as chip demand improves By YOUKYUNG LEE - AP - Tue Jan 29, 10:31PM CST SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. reported a second straight quarterly profit as its debt load eased and sales benefited from increased demand for chips used in smartphones and servers.
Markets higher on good news from Europe, Japan By TOBY STERLING - AP - Fri Jan 25, 11:41AM CST AMSTERDAM (AP) — Positive economic news from the European Central Bank and Germany, combined with promises of more monetary easing in Japan, helped stock indexes in those countries lead most markets around the world higher Friday.
Landis+Gyr Adds Two-Way Water Advanced Metering to the Gridstream Solution Portfolio PR Newswire - Thu Jan 17, 1:04PM CST Landis+Gyr announced today the availability of a two-way water metering solution to utilities through the Gridstream® platform.
Toshiba to Sell Stake in Nuke Unit - Analyst Blog Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Investment Research - Fri Dec 28, 1:55PM CST Toshiba Corporation is reportedly planning to sell up to 36% stake in Nuclear power unit Westinghouse.