Halliburton cuts 8% of North American jobs as fracking slackens

Business Jul 23, 2019

Halliburton cuts 8% of North American jobs as fracking slackens

Halliburton Co. is shifting strategy in its largest region to deal with subdued customer spending by trimming 8 percent of its North American workforce and shelving unused frack gear. The world's biggest provider of fracking equipment, including heavy duty rock-blasting pumps and sand-storage silos, declined ...

Team Europe ends Japan's reign as Japan Open champion

Figure Skating Oct 7, 2017

Team Europe ends Japan's reign as Japan Open champion

Japan missed out on its third consecutive title at the Japan Open team figure skating competition on Saturday, settling for a runner-up finish. The host team, featuring Mai Mihara, Marin Honda, Shoma Uno and pro skater Nobunari Oda, scored a total of 614.93 points in ...

Business / Corporate Jan 30, 2015

Toshiba to exit TV business in North America

Toshiba Corp. said Thursday it will stop developing and selling televisions in North America, licensing the business to a Taiwanese firm, as the Japanese electronics-maker showed robust earnings for the April to December period. Toshiba, facing intensifying price competition in the global TV market, is ...

Business Sep 11, 2014

Ajinomoto to acquire U.S. frozen foods maker Windsor

Ajinomoto Co. said Wednesday it will acquire U.S. frozen food maker Windsor Quality Holdings LP for about $800 million (about ¥84 billion) in a bid to increase its presence in the vast North American market. A U.S. subsidiary of Ajinomoto, known widely as the producer ...