Month: January 2016

European Union (EU) Ambassador David O’Sullivan was the featured guest at a joint reception hosted by the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, international chambers of commerce, the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce and The World Trade Center Delaware. In his first official visit to the region, O’Sullivan offered an update on the…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Legislation to increase Delaware’s current $8.25 minimum wage by $2 over four years has passed the state Senate after generating heated discussion among lawmakers. The bill cleared the Democrat-led Senate on an 11-to-8 party line vote Wednesday and now goes to the House. To increase the bill’s chances, chief sponsor Robert…

Croda International, the specialty chemical maker, has completed the steel work that will house its main process reactor at its Atlas Point manufacturing site. The company plans to create the first North American plant to manufacturer all-renewable non-ionic surfactants. The process reactor will produce ethylene oxide from bio-ethanol, allowing for the creation of new surfactants,…

Newark, Del. — University of Delaware Acting President Nancy Targett, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), as reported in UDaily., the university’s student newspaper. Her appointment is effective Sept. 1. Targett became acting president at UD in July 2015 following the departure of President…

Beebe Healthcare will host an Registered Nurse Job Fair on Thursday in the Sunshine Café at the Main Campus in Lewes. Applicants can attend  one of two sessions – 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Beebe Healthcare is seeking experienced RNs with a minimum of two years critical or acute…