Jamaica Gleaner Business
Published: Monday Thursday | January 7, 2010
IMF letter of intent ready
Jamaica's letter of intent to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now ready, meaning the country could be just weeks away from signing a US$1.2-billion loan agreement with the IMF. Read More...Cold causes energy price jump, devastates crops
Snow, ice and wind wreaked havoc on energy markets Wednesday, where a barrel of oil topped US$83 a barrel for the first time since the fall of 2008. Read More...Trash to gas: Landfill energy projects increasing
HUNDREDS OF trash trucks across California are rumbling down city streets using clean fuel made from a dirty source: garbage. The fuel is derived from rotting refuse that San Francisco and Oakland residents and businesses have been discarding in the Altamont landfill since 1980. Read More...Police issue warning
THE POLICE High Command is warning against public protests that could result in damage to property. Read More...Major redundancy at Windalco
NINE MONTHS after Windalco suspended production at its Ewarton refineries, the bauxite company says it will implement a redundancy exercise for its 762 permanent employees at the end of March, this year. Read More...