UP sugar mills hit by falling sugar prices
Uttar Pradesh sugar mills are bracing up for yet another challenge of steep fall in sugar prices in the state. The wholesale sugar prices have fallen from Rs 3,000/quintal (ex-factory) last month to Rs 2,750/quintal at present.
Bengal records highest lockouts in India: Labour Minister
Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said here on Saturday that West Bengal records the highest number of lockouts in the country. He described the present situati...
Teen killed in pedestrian crash on I-71
Police have identified an area teen killed on I-71 over the weekend.Around 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Joshua Alcorn, 17, from Kings Mills was reportedly struck by a semitrailer on southbound Interstate 71 near the South Lebanon exit at mile marker 28 in Union Twp.
Sherman's 'March to the Sea,' through the eyes of a Union soldier
When Gen. William T. Sherman successfully completed his ?March to the Sea? 150 years ago this month, he sent President Abraham Lincoln a Christmas greeting like no other.
Alcoa closure part of global trend: govt
The federal government says it is working on ways to provide new jobs, as Alcoa announces the closure of a Victorian smelter and two rolling mills.
Alcoa denies carbon tax led to closures, job shedding
The last aluminium recycling plant in NSW will close, leaving about 180 workers in western Sydney out of a job. Alcoa has also announced it will shut its Point Henry aluminium smelter and a rolling mill in Geelong, Victoria, resulting in the loss of 980 jobs in August.
Obama waives sanctions authority despite new law
WASHINGTON ? President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday authorizing new sanctions on Russia but said he does not plan to impose the penalties outlined in the measure. White House officials have said Obama has concerns that the measure was not in line with his policy of enacting sanctions in tandem with the European Union. The U.S. and Europe have sought to present a united front against ...
Port Henry closure: 950 jobs to go
Alcoa has announced that it will shut its Point Henry aluminium smelter.
Prominent area residents who passed in 2014
A number of prominent Ellwood City-area residents and former residents died in 2014, including former Ellwood City Mayor Donald Clyde and Ellwood City business owner and former Franklin Township Super
ISLAMABAD: Exports rose by over nine per cent year-on-year to $1.966 billion in November from $1.796bn, brightening hopes for better proceeds in the upcoming months.