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Friday, December 15, 2017

(Gallery) Top ‘Shark’ video named as County Chamber holds annual dinner

The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce last week selected the winner of its first “Swim with the Sharks” Video Pitch Competition and presented its annual awards at its 2013 dinner and networking event...

AstraZeneca, Watson settle Crestor patent case

AstraZeneca announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement in its US patent infringement litigation against Watson Laboratories, Inc., Actavis, Inc. (formerly known as Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), and EGIS Pharmaceuticals regarding Watson’s proposed...

Opinion: Not the right time for a minimum wage increase

The Delaware State Senate last week passed a proposed increase in the Delaware minimum wage, mirroring an action taken last year. It remains to be seen if the amended measure will meet as a similar proposal...

Deadline approaches for recycling grants

Applications are being accepted through March 28 for Universal Recycling grants and low interest loans for Delaware’s commercial sector to assist them in collecting, transporting, processing and marketing recyclables. All for profit, not-for profit retail...

Christina River Cleanup in its 22nd year

Volunteers are being sought for the Christina River Cleanup along the river and several of its tributaries on Saturday, April 6 from 8 a.m. until noon at 12 sites throughout northern New Castle County. Two...

DuPont, Monsanto settle seed battle

DuPont and Monsanto reached a series of technology licensing agreements that will expand the range of seed products. The agreements settle a contentious legal battle between the giant  companies. The agreements include a multi-year, royalty-bearing...

Legislative Update from the Delaware State Chamber

Rich Heffron of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce talks about last week's legislative session, including a compromise on an increase in the minimum wage.

Apple now using Bloom fuel cells as it works toward renewable energy goal

Apple is using Boom fuel cells in its goal  to get 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources at company facilities. The northern California company is currently building a plant in Newark, Del....

Delmarva seeks power delivery rate increase

Delmarva Power asked the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) to authorize a delivery rate increase of about $42 million to help pay for improvements to its electric system. The base rate adjustment is subject to...

Florida Chesapeake unit buys propane company

Florida Public Utilities Co.,  a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover,   announced that its propane subsidiary, Flo-Gas Corporation, has purchased the propane operating assets of Glades Gas Company. Glades Gas has been a family-owned...
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