End of an era in Indian aviation as Goyal bows out

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal rose from humble beginnings to be undisputed king of India's skies. But now, at 69, massive debts have forced him to cede control of the pioneering airline he founded.

Norwegian to raise 300 mn euros to bolster finances

Struggling low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said Tuesday it planned to sell new shares to raise three billion kroner (309 million euros) to meet financial obligations as it restructures and cuts costs.

Pulling valuable metals from e-waste makes financial sense

Electronic waste—including discarded televisions, computers and mobile phones—is one of the fastest-growing waste categories worldwide. For years, recyclers have gleaned usable parts, including metals, from this waste ...

Batteries—quick coatings

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using the precision of an electron beam to instantly adhere cathode coatings for lithium-ion batteries—a leap in efficiency that saves energy, reduces production and capital ...