2010 was a good year for the wind tower manufacturing company Vestas , which is based in Denmark and has a factory in Pueblo. Vestas received 15 orders from the United States and Canada last year. This marks its best sales performance in North America, since it entered the market... more »
Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter is heading to Denmark and Finland this week. His office says he will promote Colorado clean-tech jobs.
Among his destinations is the world headquarters of Vestas Wind Systems in Denmark. Vestas is building four production plants in Colorado, including one in Pueblo, that will employ... more »
Governor Bill Ritter will travel to Denmark and Finland this week to promote renewable energy companies and to visit the Vestas Wind Systems world headquarters.
Vestas is the world's largest manufacturer of wind turbines and has made Colorado its North American manufacturing hub with a plant in northern Colorado... more »
Researchers in Denmark are warning that hair dye products may be more dangerous than first thought. Danish researchers said that after numerous tests of common supermarket permanent hair dye products they found that they can cause an allergic reaction and even harm the user's immune system. The lead researcher says... more »
The International Olympic Committee has selected Rio de Janiero to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Chicago was eliminated in the first ballot of voting for the 2016 Olympics on Friday, a stunning defeat for the city that was expected to be one of the two finalists. Not even the... more »
Combining hometown pride and political muscle, President Barack Obama lobbied Olympic leaders to give the 2016 Summer Games to Chicago, saying a nation shaped by the people of the world "wants a chance to inspire it once more."
The president and his wife, fellow Chicagoan Michelle Obama, put their... more »
The International Olympic Committee will decide on Friday where to hold the 2016 Olympics. The United States is touting Chicago, one of four finalists. President and Mrs. Obama are making the case for the USA in Copenhagen, along with Oprah Winfrey. The other finalists are Tokyo, Madrid and Rio de... more »
Chicago's delegation for the vote to award the 2016 Olympics will have a decidedly golden hue. Fourteen Olympic gold medalists, including Michael Johnson, Nastia Liukin and Nadia Comaneci, are among the 26 Olympians and Paralympians traveling to Denmark next week in support of Chicago's bid. Chicago is locked in a... more »