Business News Archive - July 31, 2010

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the chemicals business of Laffans Petrochemicals Ltd. Located in Ankleshwar, India the Laffans chemicals business manufactures amines and surfactants.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Ventures LLC and Mine Reclamation, LLC announced today that the U.S.

PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced it will appeal a preliminary injunction entered Friday evening by the U.S.

JOLIET, Ill., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup rookie, Kevin Gleason, earned his first career pole this afternoon after leading the field with a lap of 2:46.455 (75.696 mph) making him the fifth different polesitter in the first six races of the 2010 season.

SAN DIEGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- One local oil change business is going to the dogs - and cats. Eight years after Jiffy Lube first came to the area, it recently invested $1 million in a new look and efforts to enhance customer service.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.