Zinc producers eye resuming operations

Demand prompts moves to restart mothballed mines

Barclays feels shareholder anger on pay

Over third of investors refuse to back board

.A man uses an E-cigarette, an electronic substitute in the form of a rod, slightly longer than a normal cigarette.

E-cigarettes face FDA regulation

Proposed rules are part of effort to oversee growing industry

Zimmer / Biomet: hip to be square

Medical device merger makes sense in context of an ageing industry

2012 : On 19 May, Drax Power Limited awarded Alstom an engineering, procurement and construction contract to build the main processing works for what is believed to be the largest biomass co-firing project in the world – the 4,000 MW Drax power station in North Yorkshire (UK). Image from Alstom Engineering
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GE / Alstom: loosening the purse strings

There may be merit in a bid for the French company

UPS profits hit by harsh US winter

Delivery group forecasts full-year earnings at bottom of range

EFH bankruptcy talks hinge on tax issues

Creditors push to split Texas utility without triggering Internal Revenue Service bill

AstraZeneca looks at $15bn of spin-offs

Drugs group seeks to shift focus from Pfizer takeover talk

Asset sales help KKR beat expectations

Buyout group floated Santander unit in the first quarter

Facebook buys fitness-tracker app Moves

Social network also announces News Corp partnership

Alstom shares jump on $13bn GE bid report

France warns it is ready to fight to protect national interests

Time Warner Cable defends Comcast deal

Value of all-stock offer drops to less than $40bn

Munk to exit Barrick after highs and lows

Pace positions itself for video streaming

Set-top box maker on track to meet revenue targets

Miners examine prospects of golden merger

Talks between Barrick Gold and Newmont could be resurrected

Zimmer agrees $13.4bn Biomet acquisition

Latest deal unites makers of orthopaedic and surgical products

GM vows to regain customer trust

Carmaker records worst quarter since 2010 return to public listing

Caterpillar lifted by construction rebound

Modest US economic recovery offsets mining slowdown

Funds infusion planned for cyber security

Groups unite to bridge funding gap that left websites exposed

Zimmer to buy Biomet for $13.4bn

Medical devices makers will close deal in 2015

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