AGL shares rally on asset sales

AGL shares rally on asset sales

AAP AGL announced the asset sales and cost cutting plans on Tuesday as part of a wide ranging restructure that will also see it focus heavily on solar energy and smart metering. AGL aims to sell off around $1 billion worth of assets by the end of the 2016/17 financial year, and IG market strategist Evan Lucas said the company's controversial Gloucester coal seam gas project in New South Wales is …

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  • Packaging Adhesives Market 2015-2019 - Technologies & Applications for the $4.9 Billion Market GlobeNewswire - 59 minutes ago

    Dublin, May 26, 2015-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Packaging Adhesives Market by Technology, by Application- Global Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. The ...

  • Corporate maneuver at Samsung strengthens heir's influence Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    Corporate maneuver at Samsung strengthens heir's influence

    Two key Samsung companies are merging in a step toward ensuring the son of the group's ailing chairman inherits control of the theme parks to smartphones conglomerate. Samsung said Tuesday that its defacto ...

  • CES Asia Bringing Latest Technology Innovation to the Asian Marketplace Business Wire - 7 hours ago

    SHANGHAI--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The inaugural CES AsiaTM launched yesterday with more than 200 of the world’s most important names in consumer technology, including Audi, China Mobile, Ford, IBM, Intel, JD.com and Volkswagen – gathering in Shanghai to introduce groundbreaking technology innovation that is shaping the future of the industry and improving the lives of consumers around the world. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and co-produced by INTEX, the 2015 CES Asia will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China, and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace while shining a spotlight on Asian innovation. “Each of you here today at CES Asia is participating in history.

  • Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman Associated Press - 14 hours ago
    Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

    After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat — and maybe even ...

  • China cuts import tax on clothes, other goods Associated Press - 18 hours ago

    China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spending and economic growth. Beijing is in the midst of a marathon ...

  • Strategic Cooperative Agreement between FDG Electric Vehicles and CEA Group Realizing Electrification … ACN Newswire - 20 hours ago

    HONG KONG, May 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - FDG Electric Vehicles Limited ("FDG Electric Vehicles", "FDG" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group"; ...

  • Global Plastic Extruder Industry Report 2014 - Forecasts to 2020 GlobeNewswire - 23 hours ago

    Dublin, May 25, 2015-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Plastic Extruder Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. The Global Plastic Extruder Industry Report ...

  • Hitachi Chairman and CEO Hiroaki Nakanishi Named to Order of the British Empire ACN Newswire - Mon, May 25, 2015 6:26 PM AEST

    TOKYO, May 25, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that Hiroaki Nakanishi, Chairman and CEO of Hitachi, Ltd., has been named an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. This British Award was established in 1917 by King George V. Up to that time, similar awards were presented to politicians, soldiers, and public officials, but the Order of the British Empire is bestowed upon individuals who have made substantial contributions to the United Kingdom, including economists, intellectuals, entertainers, athletes and persons working in social contribution. Mr. Nakanishi has served as President of Hitachi Europe Ltd., which is headquartered in the U.K., and as Chief Executive for Europe, functioning as a representative for the Hitachi Group in Europe.

  • CEA's Groundbreaking Book Digital Destiny Comes to China Business Wire - Mon, May 25, 2015 10:00 AM AEST

    SHANGHAI--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Change the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate will make its debut in China at the inaugural CES AsiaTM, which will run May 25-27 in Shanghai. Already a New York Times best-seller in the United States, CEA’s latest book is now available for presale in China and will be available nationwide in Mandarin Chinese starting June 8. CES Asia, produced by CEA and co-produced by INTEX, showcases the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace.

  • Rumford mill to lay off about 50 workers Associated Press - Sun, May 24, 2015 5:27 AM AEST

    Catalyst Paper is laying off about 50 workers at the Rumford mill. WCSH-TV reports (http://on.wcsh6.com/1F2Vr9i ) that the company announced that a temporary shutdown of a paper machine has been extended ...