News http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6731/more en Boeing, Chinese Firm to Turn 'Gutter Oil' into Jet Fuel http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The two companies estimate that waste oil in China could yield 500 million gallons of biofuel annually.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel#comments Environment News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:59:00 +0000 151341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright, Justin Sullivan, Getty Images</em></p> Total Names New Bosses as Russia Probes Fatal CEO Plane Crash http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-names-new-bosses-russia-probes-fatal-ceo-plane-crash <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thierry Desmarest, who had once prepared De Margerie for the top job, now appears to have been asked to do the same for newly named chief executive Philippe Pouyanne, who currently heads the refining and chemicals division.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-names-new-bosses-russia-probes-fatal-ceo-plane-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-names-new-bosses-russia-probes-fatal-ceo-plane-crash#comments Companies & Executives News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:31:00 +0000 151321 at http://www.industryweek.com Francois Durand, Getty Images Activist Investor Loeb Tells Amgen to Consider Breakup http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/activist-investor-loeb-tells-amgen-consider-breakup <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb successfully pressed for shakeups at Yahoo and other leading companies, and in May reached a deal with Sotheby's to join the board of the auction house after faulting management for weak strategy and excessive spending.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/activist-investor-loeb-tells-amgen-consider-breakup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/activist-investor-loeb-tells-amgen-consider-breakup#comments Companies & Executives Finance Leadership News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:35:00 +0000 151311 at http://www.industryweek.com WHO Pools Experimental Ebola Vaccines as Experts Scramble to Beat Virus http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/who-pools-experimental-ebola-vaccines-experts-scramble-beat-virus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A batch of experimental Ebola vaccine was set to arrive in Switzerland from Canada on Tuesday as researchers scramble to beat the deadly disease that has west Africa in its grip.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/who-pools-experimental-ebola-vaccines-experts-scramble-beat-virus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/who-pools-experimental-ebola-vaccines-experts-scramble-beat-virus#comments Global Economy News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 151291 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Felicity Hartnell, a clinical research fellow at Oxford University, holds the vile of the ebola vaccine ChAd3 before the first healthy UK volunteer receives an ebola vaccine at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, England, on September 17. (Photo by Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images)</p> Workers Strike for Better Pay at Embraer http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workers-strike-better-pay-embraer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The workers downed tools on the day Embraer presented its new KC-390 military transport plane as part of plans to ramp up its presence in the military sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workers-strike-better-pay-embraer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workers-strike-better-pay-embraer#comments Workforce News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:01:00 +0000 151271 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>&nbsp;Photo Courtesy of Embraer</em></p> Chicago is Getting to Work Filling Manufacturing Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chicago-getting-work-filling-manufacturing-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The program will focus on three areas of need: raising awareness of manufacturing jobs in the city’s and the region’s manufacturing sector; increasing capacity at existing workforce organizations to help them to match job seekers to jobs and training programs that meet the needs of area manufacturing businesses; and facilitating coordination through a web portal that will connect job seekers with training and employment opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chicago-getting-work-filling-manufacturing-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chicago-getting-work-filling-manufacturing-jobs#comments Expansion Management Workforce News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:53:00 +0000 151251 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Mayor Rahm Emanuel</p> <p><em>Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images News</em></p> Fujifilm Boosting Supply of Ebola Drug http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/fujifilm-boosting-supply-ebola-drug <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"If this clinical trial shows the efficacy and safety of Avigan tablets as treatment (for the Ebola virus), Fujifilm is expected to receive requests to provide the products for large-scale clinical use," the company said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/fujifilm-boosting-supply-ebola-drug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/fujifilm-boosting-supply-ebola-drug#comments Companies & Executives Safety Leadership News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:39:00 +0000 151221 at http://www.industryweek.com Total Reels, but Plans Succession after Sudden Death of CEO http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-reels-plans-succession-after-sudden-death-ceo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Christophe de Margerie, who did not designate a successor, was killed late Monday when his private jet struck a snowplow on takeoff in Moscow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-reels-plans-succession-after-sudden-death-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-reels-plans-succession-after-sudden-death-ceo#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Leadership News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:31:00 +0000 151211 at http://www.industryweek.com Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images AbbVie Terminates Shire Takeover, Blames New US Treasury Rules http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/abbvie-terminates-shire-takeover-blames-new-us-treasury-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AbbVie will pay Shire a breakup fee of $1.635 billion for "all losses and damages in connection with this transaction."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/abbvie-terminates-shire-takeover-blames-new-us-treasury-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/abbvie-terminates-shire-takeover-blames-new-us-treasury-rules#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Finance Leadership News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:08:00 +0000 151201 at http://www.industryweek.com Apple's SIM Move Chips Away at Gemalto's Share Price http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apples-sim-move-chips-away-gemaltos-share-price <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shares in French digital security company Gemalto slumped on Monday as investors worried that Apple's new SIM card for its latest iPads could threaten part of Gemalto's business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apples-sim-move-chips-away-gemaltos-share-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apples-sim-move-chips-away-gemaltos-share-price#comments Global Economy Technology News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:29:00 +0000 151171 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks with talk show host Stephen Colbert via a conference call during an event introducing new iPads at Apple&#39;s headquarters in Cupertino, California, last week. 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