Trade Unions say no to Austerity With Actions Across Europe 30 November

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PARIS, November 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —

On Wednesday 30 November, public sector workers will protest austerity measures in more than 25 European countries, following a call for action by the European Federation of Public Service Unions. Actions will …

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USW Officials Detail Oil Health & Safety Problems to Congress

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Health Safety to be Number One Issue in National Bargaining Talks WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –United Steelworkers (USW) officials briefed congressional members and staff today about health and safety problems in the oil…
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China Hydroelectric Corporation States That Its Policy is Not To Comment on Unusual Market Activity

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NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — In view of the unusual market activity in the American Depositary Shares of China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) (the “Company”) (each representing three shares of the Company’s ordin…
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ScottMadden Releases Latest Energy Industry Update

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ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –In its recently released Energy Industry Update, ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, highlights the continuing challenges faced by the energy and utilities industries as world economic…
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BHP Billiton: Review of Diamonds Business

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YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — BHP Billiton announced today that it is reviewing its diamonds business, comprising the Group’s interests in the EKATI Diamond Mine and the Chidliak exploration project in Canada.

BHP B…

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Oil prices near the $100 mark again

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Oil prices are flirting with $100 per barrel again after a private survey found that American consumer confidence rose this month to the highest level since July.

AARP Deeply Disappointed in Draft Idaho Energy Plan

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Utility Co.’s Beat Out Consumers as Plan Passes Out of Interim Committee Absent Key Consumer Protection Measures – Ignoring Public Input
BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Round one in the debate over Idaho’s draft Energy Plan has g…
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Opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline protest the project in front of the White House on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Goolsbee calls Keystone XL pipeline critics naive

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People in the U.S. opposing TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL pipeline are being “naïve,” said Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

Independent Expert Study Confirms Johnson Controls Battery Plant is Not the Cause of Elevated Blood-Lead Incidents in Kangqiao Area in Shanghai

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MILWAUKEE, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — An independent investigation, conducted by the Lead-acid Battery Sub-Commission of the China Electric Equipment Industry Association, has indicated that Johnson Controls could not be the cause of the elevated bl…
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EnergySavvy Launches New Energy Efficiency Program Software and Expands Customer Roster

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SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — EnergySavvy announced the general availability of Program Optix, its new software application for utilities running energy efficiency programs, and added two new software clients: the City of San Francisco …
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