MEMC (NYSE: WFR) Resumes Wafer Production in Japan

April 13, 2011, ST. PETERS, Mo., (Coal Geology) – MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR) has resumed production of 300mm wafers at its facility in Utsunomiya, Japan following the earthquake that occurred on March 11. The facility has been shipping unaffected product and has resumed production on qualified process tools, while continuing to inspect, qualify,…

Witness: Disaster in Japan : one-hour special that exemplifies the sheer magnitude of the disaster in

April 7, 2011, WASHINGTON, (Coal Geology) – The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011, as the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded crippled Japan and triggered a massive tsunami that swallowed entire communities, leaving unprecedented catastrophe in its wake.  All the while, amateur videographers, news crews, tourists and countless others were recording the sights…

Nuclear Plant Crisis in Japan Poses No Present Risk to Pennsylvania Residents: PEMA

March 18, 2011, HARRISBURG, Pa.,(Coal Geology) – The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the state departments of Environmental Protection and Health are working with federal partners to monitor the situation at Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors.”We receive regular updates from federal agencies that are working closely with the Japanese authorities,” said PEMA Director Glenn M. Cannon.…

Japan Earthquake impact on U.S. Automobile Industry

March 16, 2011, NEWARK, N.J., (Coal Geology)- The automobile industry is the largest U.S. importer of goods shipped via container transport from Japan, giving auto manufacturing and support businesses the greatest threat of disruption as Japan’s industrial output struggles following the devastating earthquake and tsunami, according to data and analysis from The Journal of Commerce/PIERS. …