A credible climate policy will help ease the opposition to pipelines and force energy companies to invest in innovative ways to reduce costly greenhouse gas emissions
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess and Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today signed an agreement to establish a synthetic rubber joint venture. Lanxess and Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, will each hold a 50 per cent stake in the €2.75 billion venture, with Saudi Aramco paying approximately €1.2 billion in cash for its 50 per cent share after deducting debt and other financial liabilities.
Rubber & Plastics News Contributing Editor Edward Noga believes that the scare talk in the natural rubber industry probably is just that: Talk.
Tire manufacturers talk about what it means to be green, now and in the future.
The question of sustainability is inextricably linked to tires and their impact on the environment. As an industry we’re concerned with what raw materials go into the making of new tires, how much tires can boost the fuel economy of vehicles on the road today, as well as what happens to these tires once they’ve reached the end of their lifecycle.
What a difference a century makes, more or less. The 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 in these photos was painstakingly restored over a period of years by owner Donald Davidson, who is only the car's third owner in 98 years. It's shown with Electric Auto Association board member Chris Neff's 2014 BMW i3 REx, which may be able to out-accelerate the…
Ontario’s provincial government filed documents with regulators for an initial public offering of Hydro One Inc. in what’s expected to be Canada’s largest IPO in 16 years. Greg Bonnell reports.
Wall Street fell sharply on Friday after the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero fueled concerns about global growth, muddying the outlook for stocks. The TSX was also firmly in negative territory. Apart from the state of the world economy, the Fed cited financial market volatility and sluggish inflation at home in its decision on Thursday, while leaving the door open for a modest policy tightening later this year.
UITENHAGE, South Africa—Goodyear South Africa Ltd. plans to increase capacity for high-value-added consumer tires at its Uitenhage.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Nexen Tire Corp. plans to break ground Oct. 1 on its $1.1 billion plant…
WILMINGTON, Del. — Oral arguments have begun in Delaware federal district court in the patent infringement lawsuit Bridgestone Americas brought…