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2014-10-16 12:34:10

LUEDENSCHEID, Germany, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, intec will be presenting its leading-edge measuring technology "made in Germany" at the most important European telecommunication industry event, the Broadband World Forum (BBWF), taking place from 21 to 23 October in Amsterdam. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/712205 ) While intec's presence last year was dominated by even faster DSL interfaces (such as VDSL2 Vectoring and...

2014-10-13 08:22:57

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus has successfully completed an external assurance review of the policies and processes that it uses to establish price benchmarks for oil, thermal coal, coking coal, natural gas and biomass. These processes are designed to ensure compliance with the principles for price reporting agencies (PRAs) set out by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (the IOSCO PRA...

2014-10-03 00:20:36

LONDON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for rare earths is approaching a critical juncture as China, the world's largest producer, reshapes its export and production policies after losing a WTO trade case brought by the US, EU and Japan. China is likely to ease controls on its exports in a move that could lead to increased volatility in the price of these strategic materials. But, at the same time, China will seek to pursue alternative measures to control rare earths...

2014-06-11 08:22:17

SINGAPORE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has introduced new daily price assessments for swaps settled against the Argus/IHS McCloskey API 8 index for 5,500 kcal/kg thermal coal delivered cfr south China. Cleared volumes of derivatives settled against the API 8 coal benchmark rose above 12mn t in 2013, the first full year of cleared trade. More than 2mn t traded in both November and December, and a monthly record of 2.79mn t was...

2014-06-09 16:21:59

HOUSTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting organisation Argus has launched the Argus DeWitt Olefins Daily report. This publication provides US Gulf coast pricing for ethylene and propylene, including daily volume-weighted averages, market analysis, coverage of global contract and swaps prices and a large news section. The US petrochemical industry is experiencing a resurgence, as low-priced ethane and propane have made domestic...

2014-06-06 00:20:40

SINGAPORE, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched the first month-ahead index for Australia's east coast Wallumbilla natural gas market in the Argus LNG Daily market report. The month-ahead Wallumbilla price, known as the AWX index, is designed to offer the Australian gas industry a reliable weekly price reference for natural gas traded at Wallumbilla in southeast Queensland for delivery on a month-ahead basis. The AWX...

2014-05-29 12:23:20

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has devised a methodology to assess the value of space on the Colonial oil products pipeline. The Argus Colonial pipeline space assessment is designed to provide associated parties with an additional layer of transparency regarding the market value of line space along the pipeline. The assessment is published daily in Argus US Products. US downstream markets are experiencing greater levels...

2014-05-15 00:20:56

SINGAPORE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus and IHS Inc (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, have licensed the API 4 and API 5 coal indexes to Singapore Exchange (SGX) for the listing of derivative products. This will assist the development of risk management products for the regional and global coal markets. The API 4 index assesses the spot market price of coal exported from Richards...

2014-05-06 08:24:08

SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has bought Metal-Pages, a specialist pricing, news and analysis service focusing on speciality metals, rare earths and ferro-alloys. The acquisition will greatly increase the range of Argus information available to the metals sector. Metal-Pages was established in 2000 and publishes 230 individual metals prices on a twice-weekly basis. Its coverage is international with a particular...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.