Biopharmaceutical company GTx Inc. is reporting that recent clinical trial results on GTx-758, a drug the company is developing, show potential as a hormonal treatment for advanced prostate cancer in men. Read more: GTx drug trial achieves medical castration – Memphis Business Journal
The Babcock & Wilcox Co. has signed a contract to build two 1,000-megawatt coal-fired boilers for a large power plant in China. Read more: Babcock & Wilcox signs China deal – Charlotte Business Journal
Those in the wind energy industry feel they have a “job creation engine” if the federal government will just lend a hand. And a former Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner is right in the middle of the fight.
The World Trade Organization on Wednesday issued a ruling in a case brought by the European Union that claims The Boeing Co. received illegal subsidies from the United States government. Read more: Wichita Business Journal
Coppell, Tex.-based CiCi’s Pizza is aiming to almost double its restaurant count, adding 500 locations in next six years. Nontraditional locations, like airports, might account for some new sites as the chain adds to its existing stock of just more than 600 restaurants. Read more: Dallas Business Journal
The United States imported $29.3 billion in foreign oil — approximately 63 percent of its supply — during the month of August, according to the latest monthly oil import update from Dallas businessman T. Boone Pickens. Read more: Dallas Business Journal
Bill Harrison, chair of the State Board of Education and former superintendent of Cumberland County Schools, will over see the state’s handling of $400 million in federal Race to the Top Funds won this summer. Read more: The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area