Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en General Mills - We Want to Be around in 150 Years so Will Reduce Emissions http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/general-mills-we-want-be-around-150-years-so-will-reduce-emissions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014/General-Mills" target="_blank">General Mills Inc. (IW 100/260)</a> announced on August 31 that it will reduce gas emissions by 28% across its full value chain &ndash; from farm to fork to landfill &ndash; over the next 10 years. And the company said it reached this number based on scientific findings which have found what is necessary to sustain the health of the planet.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/general-mills-we-want-be-around-150-years-so-will-reduce-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/general-mills-we-want-be-around-150-years-so-will-reduce-emissions#comments Environment Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:37:00 +0000 175931 at http://www.industryweek.com General Mills At Last, South Africa Opens New Power Plant http://www.industryweek.com/energy/last-south-africa-opens-new-power-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After years of delays, the first unit of a new coal plant north of Johannesburg is churning out electricity, though it won’t reach full power until 2019, seven years later than planned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/last-south-africa-opens-new-power-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/last-south-africa-opens-new-power-plant#comments Energy Environment Global Economy Technology The Latest Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:21:00 +0000 175511 at http://www.industryweek.com Mark Wilson, Getty Images Bzzzz! Honey Bee Micro Sensors Might Help Increase Insect's Population http://www.industryweek.com/technology/bzzzz-honey-bee-micro-sensors-might-help-increase-insects-population <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Australian scientists turn to tiny technology — sensors that measure just 2.5 millimeters and weigh 5.4 milligrams — to solve a population problem and perhaps lift the lid on new tech possibilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/bzzzz-honey-bee-micro-sensors-might-help-increase-insects-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/bzzzz-honey-bee-micro-sensors-might-help-increase-insects-population#comments Environment Information Technology Global Economy Technology The Latest Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:14:00 +0000 175101 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan, Getty Images French Oil Giant Sells North Sea Gas Assets Worth $900 Million http://www.industryweek.com/finance/french-oil-giant-sells-north-sea-gas-assets-worth-900-million <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The massive sale of a gas terminal and two pipelines represents about 10% of Total's planned $10 billion assets selloff over the next couple years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/french-oil-giant-sells-north-sea-gas-assets-worth-900-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/french-oil-giant-sells-north-sea-gas-assets-worth-900-million#comments Environment Procurement Treasury & Cash Management Finance Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:04:00 +0000 175091 at http://www.industryweek.com Mark Renders, Getty Images China, Japan Battle to Build Indonesia's First Bullet Train http://www.industryweek.com/technology/china-japan-battle-build-indonesias-first-bullet-train <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Asian powers have battled for months for the contract to build the Indonesian train, and the result should come soon: Indonesian president Joko Widodo is expected to announced the decision August 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/china-japan-battle-build-indonesias-first-bullet-train" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/china-japan-battle-build-indonesias-first-bullet-train#comments Emerging Technologies Environment Transportation Trade Global Economy Supply Chain Technology The Latest Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:55:00 +0000 175061 at http://www.industryweek.com Junko Kimura, Getty Images Oil Service Giant Schlumberger Buys Cameron for $14.8 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/oil-service-giant-schlumberger-buys-cameron-148-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The deal combines reservoir and well technologies with surface, drilling, processing and flow control technologies, and should bolster Schlumberger's position in the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/oil-service-giant-schlumberger-buys-cameron-148-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/oil-service-giant-schlumberger-buys-cameron-148-billion#comments Change Management Companies & Executives Environment Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy Leadership The Latest Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:14:00 +0000 175031 at http://www.industryweek.com Schlumberger Obama Makes Case for Renewable Energy http://www.industryweek.com/energy/obama-makes-case-renewable-energy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'We see the trend lines, we see where technology is taking us, we see where consumers want to go. That has some big fossil fuel interests pretty nervous, to the point where they are trying to fight renewable energy.'</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/obama-makes-case-renewable-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/obama-makes-case-renewable-energy#comments Energy Environment Global Economy Technology The Latest Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:34:00 +0000 174821 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>President Barack Obama discusses renewable energy at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.</p> Isaac Brekken, Getty Images Fire Burns at Steel Plant Near Tokyo Airport http://www.industryweek.com/safety/fire-burns-steel-plant-near-tokyo-airport <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Workers might have started the fire by using gas burners to dismantle the plant, which stopped operations in June and will close later this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/fire-burns-steel-plant-near-tokyo-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/fire-burns-steel-plant-near-tokyo-airport#comments Environment Safety Global Economy Operations The Latest Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:05:00 +0000 174721 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Firefighters spray water on a a blaze near Tokyo. Flames erupted Monday at a Nippon Steel &amp; Sumitomo Metal plant on Monday, raging for close to two hours.</p> Koichi Kamoshida, Getty Images Russian Energy Giant Gazprom Faces Challenge as Output Slumps http://www.industryweek.com/energy/russian-energy-giant-gazprom-faces-challenge-output-slumps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With a Russian recession building, natural gas power Gazprom is predicted to churn out its lowest amount of gas ever, which could loosen its monopoly in some areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/russian-energy-giant-gazprom-faces-challenge-output-slumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/russian-energy-giant-gazprom-faces-challenge-output-slumps#comments Energy Environment Quality The Latest Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:35:00 +0000 174221 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Gas flames burn from a gas control center. Russian natural gas power Gazprom is in the midst of some struggles that could further lessen its value from its current $50 billion mark.</p> Joern Pollex, Getty Images Toyota Workers Injured, Lines Shut After Tianjin Explosion http://www.industryweek.com/safety/toyota-workers-injured-lines-shut-after-tianjin-explosion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 50 Toyota workers are among the hundreds of Tianjin residents injured after the deadly chemical explosion Wednesday, though more might have been at risk had their factory not been closed last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/toyota-workers-injured-lines-shut-after-tianjin-explosion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/toyota-workers-injured-lines-shut-after-tianjin-explosion#comments Companies & Executives Environment Safety Warehousing and Distribution The Latest Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:43:00 +0000 174211 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>More than 110 people have died since last Wednesday, when a chemical explosion burned through Tianjin, China, the fourth-most-populous city in the world.</p> ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images