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Saturday, March 24, 2018

(Video) Fisker laying off the bulk of its employees: GigaOm

Electric car maker Fisker Automotive laid off 80 percent of its staff, according to published reports. The decision was later confirmed by the Delaware Governor's Office. "We have been closely monitoring the company’s situation are...

DuPont, USDA reach agreement on conservation, biofuels

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack  announced a new federal-private collaboration with DuPont, aimed at safeguarding  natural resources on private lands used to supply feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol production. Cellulosic ethanol uses corn plant materials, rather...

SevOne keeps close ties with UD

By Kathryn Meier &  Rachel Taylor University of Delaware  From humble beginnings in a small workspace off Main Street in Newark to a recent announcement that they raised $150 million in funding led by Bain Capital...

Court rules against AstraZeneca in asthma drug patent battle

United States District Court in New Jersey ruled that AstraZeneca’s patent protecting Pulmicort Respules in the U.S. is invalid. The decision deals another blow to the pharmacutical company that plans to eliminate 1,200 jobs in...

Claymont steel mill owner reaches deal to sell S. African site

Claymont Steel owner reaches deal to sell S. Africa mill Claymont mill owner Evraz, PLC has signed a non-binding agreement to sell its 85 percent stake in a South African steel mill. The potential buyer is...

(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...
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