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Smog and a hard place: China regions caught between economic woes and pollution war

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Amid a slowing economy and a slew of mixed signals from the environment ministry, China’s embattled local governments are facing a dilemma: do they go all out to curb smog this winter, or do their best to keep factories humming? FILE PHOTO: Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Read More

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby adds chairman role

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People visit heavy machinery of Caterpillar at Bauma China, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery in Shanghai, China November 27, 2018. Picture taken November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Jim Umpleby would take on the additional role of chairman, effective immediately. Umpleby, a member Read More

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Board Changes

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (“Birchcliff” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BIR) is pleased to announce that Ms. Stacey McDonald has been appointed as a director of Birchcliff effective December 14, 2018. Ms. McDonald brings over 13 years of experience in the energy and financial sectors to Birchcliff, including extensive Read More

Tom Imeson to Retire from NW Natural Following Illustrious Career in Public Affairs

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Kathryn Williams Appointed to Take Over for Imeson in Early April PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The NW Natural Holdings (NYSE:NWN) and Northwest Natural Gas Company’s boards of directors have acknowledged Tom Imeson’s intent to retire on April 1, 2019, and appointed Kathryn Williams to take his place as NW Natural’s vice Read More

Ampelmann inks two new contracts in Asia Pacific

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12/13/2018 Photo: Ampelmann A-type MWV in Indonesia. THE NETHERLANDS — Dutch multinational Ampelmann has secured two new contracts in the Asia Pacific region. Two A-type systems have made their way to India and Indonesia, respectively, and will enable both short- and long-term Walk to Work (W2W) operations. The contract for India is with vessel owner Read More

Group forms to oppose tie-up of U.S. telecom firms T-Mobile, Sprint

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The Sprint logo is displayed on a a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An array of companies and groups that have opposed T-Mobile US Inc’s TMUS.N plan to buy Sprint Corp (S.N) announced on Thursday that Read More

Tecogen Announces Six Chillers Sold for Indoor Growing

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WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas powered on-site power, heating and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce three separate Tecochill orders into the burgeoning indoor cultivation industry.  The three projects, located in Florida and Massachusetts, collectively consist of four 150/200 Read More

Green power on track to overtake coal in Germany by year end

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Green energy is on track to overtake coal as Germany’s main power source this year, with renewables set to cover a record 38 percent of the country’s electricity consumption, two percent up from 2017, two energy industry groups said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A wind turbine used to generate electricity near the Read More