Business

Stamford, Conn.-based Poseidon Resources develops alternative water sources
September 18, 2004 12:00 AM - The Stamford Advocate, Conn.

Most cruise ships today have desalination equipment and more than 90 percent of the water in Arabian Peninsula countries comes from seawater desalting plants.

TransCanada, Petro-Canada To Jointly Build Liquefied Gas Plant In Quebec
September 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press

CALGARY — Two of Canada's biggest energy companies, TransCanada Corp. and Petro-Canada Inc., plan to build a liquefied natural gas plant in northeastern Quebec to meet North Americans' growing demand for the fuel.

Lumber Mill Helps Employees With Housing-Finance Program
September 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Gretchen Fehrenbacher, The Columbian, Vancouver, Washington

VANCOUVER, Washington — Bob and Sharon Lewis had long wondered how they could help employees at their Columbia Vista lumber mill become homeowners. Then, a guest speaker from national mortgage financier Fannie Mae explained how an employer-assisted housing finance program could work.

Council Eyes Plans To Add More Downtown Housing
September 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Paul Sisson, North County Times, Escondido, California

ESCONDIDO, California — City Council members took both tangible and conceptual action Wednesday to create more housing downtown.

Building's Completion Puts Pressure On CD-Case Maker Infiniti
September 2, 2004 12:00 AM - By Joe Walker, The Paducah Sun, Kentucky

PADUCAH, Ky. — Saeed Yousefian admits he never thought Paducahans would meet his deadline of erecting a 100,000-square-foot building in time to start making plastic cases for compact discs, DVDs and other optical media to companies such as RCA and Sony.

Gas, Engineering Firm Plans To Invest In Thai Ethanol Plant
September 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Busrin Treerapongpichit, Bangkok Post, Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand — Picnic Gas and Engineering Plc is poised to invest 1.7 billion baht to build an ethanol production plant with a capacity of 500,000 litres per day in a bid to become a full energy-networking company within the next three years.

University Officials Say Polymers Still Show Big Promise
August 20, 2004 12:00 AM - John Russell, Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio

AKRON, Ohio ? It's an old, familiar promise: polymers can turn Akron into a high-tech city, complete with hot-selling products and lucrative jobs. So far, however, it's been slow to happen. But officials at the University of Akron say polymers still have big promise.

Study Claims U.S. Power Plants Far More Polluting than National Neighbors
January 12, 2004 12:00 AM - Anton Caputo, San Antonio Express-News

The United States' reliance on coal makes its power industry significantly dirtier than its counterparts in Mexico or Canada, a new study charges.

Monroe County, Ind., Buses Doing Well Burning the Cleaner Bean
January 4, 2004 12:00 AM - Michael Schroeder, Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind.

In terms of performance, soy biodiesel passes the test. But is it affordable? The verdict is still out.

Recycling Leaders to Share Ideas Today at Myrtle Beach Conference
March 23, 2002 12:00 AM - Kerry Reynolds, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach (SC)

Every day, trucks dump 2 million pounds of waste -- the equivalent of enough cinder blocks to build a 15-story building about the size of a basketball court -- into the Horry County landfill.

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