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3M’s new granules for shingles help curb air pollution

Business

Category: Chemicals / Metals

3M Co. has a new product to fight air pollution, and it’s not a filter or industrial monitor. It’s a granule used in roof shingles. When the granules are exposed to ultraviolet sunlight, “radicals” are generated that then transform nitrogen oxide into a substance that washes away with rain instead of polluting the air, officials […]

Source: Start Tribune


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Næringsminister Røe Isaksen besøkte Alcoa på Lista

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Økte tollsatser bekymrer mange i næringslivet. 7. august besøkte næringsminister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen Alcoa Lista, en bedrift som hjelpes av den europeiske EØS-avtalen. Til oppmøtt presse, representanter fra Nærings- og fiskeridepartementet og lokale politikere, understreket Næringsministeren viktigheten av EØS-avtalen, og at det er viktig for Norge at vi ikke får indirekte effekter som europeisk straffetoll. […]

Source: Alcoa


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What New Tariffs Mean For American Businesses With Interests In Europe

Category: Business and Investment News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and congressional Republicans in the U.S. are speaking out against President Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs, after he announced Thursday that he would officially place them on allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Susan Danger (@AmChamEU_SDA), CEO of the American […]

Source: Wbur.org


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Autonomous Port Operations to Support Yara Birkeland

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Kalmar will deliver autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalized container handling solution at the Porsgrunn quayside in Norway for fertilizer company and shipowner Yara. This will mean that all the necessary operations related to the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel Yara Birkeland will be conducted in a fully autonomous manner, with […]

Source: Maritime Executive


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Diskuterte handelstiltak med USA

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Næringsminister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen diskuterte norsk bekymring for amerikanske handelstiltak med USAs handelsminister Wilbur Ross i Washington D.C. – Det var et godt møte, men det ble selvsagt ikke gitt noen løfter over bordet. Samtidig understreket Ross at Trump-administrasjonen trolig vil behandle Norge og EU likt i denne saken. Det er for tidlig å si […]

Source: Regjeringen


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