BHP Billiton Ltd. on Wednesday went hostile in its bid for Canadian fertilizer company Potash Corp. The move comes one week after the Port of Vancouver announced BHP had selected the port for a new potash export facility. BHP decided to take its $40 billion offer for Potash Corp. directly to shareholders after being [...]
China is increasingly importing logs, and ILWU Local 14 members recently loaded this log ship on Humboldt Bay.
Longshoremen have been loading a ship with logs being exported by Figas Construction of Eureka. The ship has kept between 17 and 34 dock workers, truck drivers, supervisors, gear men, clerks, bosses, crane operators [...]
The public is invited to join a roundtable discussion with Ambassador Han Duk-Soo of South Korea Aug. 31 to talk about the Korean Free Trade Agreement. If approved by Congress, the Korean agreement would be the first U.S. free trade agreement with a major Asian economy and the largest trade deal since the 1993 [...]