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Exclusive: SpaceX, Boeing design risks threaten new delays for U.S. space program

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its human spaceflight program later this year. One of Boeing Co’s CST-100 Starliner astronaut capsules is seen at a Read More

Exclusive: Brazil's Odebrecht to propose bondholder losses of over 70 percent – sources

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The corporate logo of the Odebrecht SA construction conglomerate is pictured at its headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA next week will ask its bondholders to accept losses of more than 70 percent from their bonds’ face value as part of a Read More

Sainsbury's-Asda deal in jeopardy as UK regulator condemns plan

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Sainsbury’s planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart’s Asda, saying it was unlikely the companies would be able to address its “extensive” concerns about the deal. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past branches of ASDA and Sainsbury’s in Stockport, Britain April 30, 2018. Read More

Exclusive: China regulator stops accepting new video game applications to clear backlog – sources

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s top content regulator has asked local authorities to stop submitting requests to monetize new video games, while it processes a backlog of applications built up after a lengthy pause last year, three people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe Read More

Sainsbury's-Asda deal in doubt as UK regulator raises big objections

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Sainsbury’s planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart’s Asda, saying it was unlikely the companies would be able to address its “extensive” concerns about the deal. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past branches of ASDA and Sainsbury’s in Stockport, Britain April 30, 2018. Read More

UK regulator raises big objections to Sainsbury's-Asda deal

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator said on Wednesday Sainsbury’s planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart-owned Asda should either be blocked or require the sale of a significant number of stores, or even one of the brands. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past branches of ASDA and Sainsbury’s in Stockport, Britain April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Read More

Nissan to oppose having same chair as Renault: FT

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The Nissan logo is seen at Nissan car plant in Sunderland, Britain February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd’s independent committee on governance is expected to recommend against the company having the same chairman as Renault SA, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the discussions. Renault Read More

American Gilsonite Company has appointed V.P., CCO

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2/19/2019 Photo: Craig Mueller. HOUSTON — American Gilsonite Company (AGC), exclusive supplier of Gilsonite, is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Mueller as V.P. and CCO, effective immediately. Mr. Mueller is responsible for AGC’s commercial strategy, business development, advancement of technologies for customer-focused products and leadership of its worldwide sales team. He will work Read More

Wood awarded EPCI contract by Equinor in Norway

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2/19/2019 Equinor’s Snorre A. Photo: Wood. HOUSTON — Wood has secured a new $13 million contract with Equinor to deliver engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) services to the Vigdis boosting station increased oil recovery (IOR) project. Effective immediately, Wood will provide topside modifications to enable the tie-in of subsea equipment to offshore platforms Snorre Read More

American Gilsonite Company has appointed V.P, CCO

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2/19/2019 HOUSTON — American Gilsonite Company (AGC), exclusive supplier of Gilsonite, is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Mueller as V.P. and CCO, effective immediately. Mr. Mueller is responsible for AGC’s commercial strategy, business development, advancement of technologies for customer-focused products and leadership of its worldwide sales team. He will work closely with AGC’s Read More