Monthly Archives: May 2010

Vedanta to buy Anglo American zinc assets

Vedanta Resources PLC said Monday it has acquired the zinc assets of Anglo American PLC, creating the world’s largest zinc and lead producer. The deal, valued at $1.34 billion, follows Anglo’s ... Read More

U of Mo. is a top CEO alma mater

The University of Missouri is among the top 10 undergraduate schools that produced the most chief executives among S&P 500 companies. According to this week’s issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, 11 graduates ... Read More

Tech’s 29 most powerful colleges

The University of Missouri comes in at No. 23 on The Daily Beast’s list of Tech’s 29 Most Powerful Colleges. The school is hailed for its Missouri Research Park in St. ... Read More

Study: almost 5 million charging stations by 2015

Drivers who buy electric cars will need a quick, convenient place to recharge their batteries. And the industry is ramping up to fill that need, says a report released Tuesday by ... Read More

Start-up may sell genetic tests in stores

Genetic tests that assess a person’s risk of getting various diseases are heading to the corner drug store. Pathway Genomics, a start-up company, is expected to announce on Tuesday that it ... Read More

Samsung to spend $20 billion on green energy, health

Samsung said on May 11 that it plans to invest $20 billion in healthcare and green energy until 2020 in a move it says could provide thousands of new jobs. Among ... Read More

Red Wing Shoe gets $261K grant to expand, add 42 jobs

Red Wing Shoe Co. has received a $261,270 grant to expand its Potosi plant and add 42 new full-time jobs within two years. The Industrial Infrastructure grant, made through the Community ... Read More

Phycal to open algae lab at Danforth’s BRDG Park

Phycal LLC has leased 2,800 square feet for an algae biotechnology laboratory at the BioResearch and Development Growth Park (BRDG) at the Danforth Plant Science Center. Phycal, led by President and ... Read More

Pfizer, WashU strike deal on research pact

Two of St. Louis’ major powerhouses announced a unique partnership today whose purpose is to discover new uses for existing drugs and to accelerate the development of scientific knowledge about human ... Read More

Oshkosh gets $410M military truck deal

The defense arm of Oshkosh Corp. has received a Pentagon order for more than 2,600 military trucks, in a deal worth more than $410 million. Oshkosh Defense said Monday the vehicles ... Read More