The European aluminum industry is worried about China flooding the global market with vast amounts of the industrial metal.
The Mennekes family of Kirchhundem is powering the motoring world of the future. They invented the plug that electric cars used to charge up. Given the auto industry's focus, Mennekes' plugs may soon become a household name beyond Germany.
The world's largest online retailer is teaming up with oil giant Shell and its German gas station chain to create a network of convenient pick up locations for its goods, pitting it against express delivery companies including UPS and Deutsche Post DHL, Handelsblatt has learned.
Despite Germany moving away from fossil fuels, the French oil company Total is expanding its network of gas stations in Europe's largest economy. But in a nod to the future, it is also installing electric charging stations and hydrogen pumps.
After the lifting of sanctions on Iran, trade fair operators are refreshing their contacts and planning events to take advantage of new opportunities in the country.
German scientists have just embarked on a research expedition in the Pacific Ocean to search for valuable minerals scattered across the deep-ocean floor. They hope to determine whether the extraction of so-called manganese nodules is feasible.
After announcing a record loss of €1.1 billion in 2015, Austrian energy giant OMV has decided to counter falling oil prices by pursuing opportunities in Germany - and the gas and oil fields of Russia and Iran.
Germany's electric car market could get a boost on Tuesday, when Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with executives from carmakers BMW, VW and Daimler to discuss possible subsidies and help Germany's weak e-car industry.
Jungheinrich, the world's third-biggest forklift maker maker, is growing thanks to high demand for automated logistics services. The Hamburg-based firm plans to grow worldwide and is looking at takeover targets, its chief executive told Handelsblatt.
The head of German-based GEA food technologies talks about producing more food, more efficiently, for many more people.