Bloomberg says it has obtained documents confirming that Exxon Mobil Corp. is the latest company to raise concerns that a stockpile of U.S. government crude is tainted with poisonous gas. Exxon Mobil said some of the oil it purchased last year from the Energy Department’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve, or SPR,...
Cortec advances biodegradable packaging options as global auto manufacturer runs pilot tests on shipping performance. The Czech subsidiary of one of the world’s three largest car manufacturers, began looking for a biodegradable packaging substitute to reduce the amount of conventional plastic packaging they use. As global companies are becoming more...
A compact neutron source has been used to quickly and non-destructively measure the amount of salt inside pieces of concrete. The technique was developed by Yoshie Otake by and colleagues at RIKEN in Japan and could help assess salt damage in the world’s aging civil infrastructure, according to Physics...