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All-gas project produces first algae crops for bioenergy
All gasThursday August 15, 2013 3:09AM ET
The EU-funded All-gas project, the world's largest project to convert algae into clean energy using wastewater, has grown its first crop of algae biomass at its site in Chiclana, Spain.
North Carolina's export jumped to $14.8 billion
North Carolina exportWednesday August 14, 2013 11:00AM ET
North Carolina's export continues to grow. Merchandise exports jumped by 6% compared to this time last year up to $14.8 billion, according to the U.S. International Trade Administration.
Bank Of Scotland PMI: Strong output growth maintained into July
Scotland businessWednesday August 14, 2013 9:59AM ET
A further strong expansion in Scottish private sector business activity was indicated by latest PMI data from Bank of Scotland, with output levels driven up by a fresh survey-record rise in new business intakes.
China to be oil importer No1
China carWednesday August 14, 2013 7:59AM ET
China will become the world's largest oil importer by October and will hold the No.1 spot through 2014, according the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
New orders helping Irish construction sector
Irish constructionWednesday August 14, 2013 5:49AM ET
The decline in Irish construction activity slowed markedly in July as new orders returned to growth. Weaker reductions were also recorded with regards to purchasing activity and employment.
UK consumer spending continues to grow
UK shoppingWednesday August 14, 2013 3:01AM ET
Consumer spending in the UK continued to grow strongly in July according to Barclaycard's monthly analysis of UK spending. Total spending for the month was up 4.8% on the same month last year.
Texas official: OPEC is manipulating oil markets
Texas oilTuesday August 13, 2013 8:39AM ET
Texas is the 14th largest oil producer in the world and could help free the United States from OPEC's influence through fracking. A state official accused OPEC of manipulating oil markets.
Maryland exports at a record level of $6 billion
MarylandTuesday August 13, 2013 5:49AM ET
Governor Martin O'Malley announced that Maryland's exports climbed to a record $6 billion for the first six months of 2013, compared to $5.8 billion over the same period in 2012.
New Canadian union to fight against Verizon
Unifor the UnionTuesday August 13, 2013 3:13AM ET
Canada will have a new union until the end August, Unifor the Union, created by the merger of Canadian Auto Workers union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union.
Gallon is going up, eGallon holds steady
Electric vehicleMonday August 12, 2013 11:00AM ET
The Department of Energy launched the eGallon to help inform EV drivers how much they can save by fueling their cars with electricity instead of gasoline. The latest national eGallon price is $1.18, compared to $3.49 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline.
European banks lost 8% of branches since 2008
ECBMonday August 12, 2013 9:40AM ET
The European Union lost 5,500 bank branches last year, or 2.5 percent of the total number, according to the data from European Central Bank. That's 20,000 branches less than in 2008, before the financial crisis.
Lawyers to get a doctorate in space law
UNLMonday August 12, 2013 7:42AM ET
The College of Law at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln got a green light to launch a doctorate in space law. UNL is the only law college in the United States to offer a Master of Laws degree in space, cyber and telecommunications law.