Big changes rock waste giant
- But wait, there's more. Wolpin, Bill // World Wastes;Mar1997, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p4
Editorial. Discusses the series of events that have taken place in WMX Technologies Inc. in February 1997. Resignation of Mike Frischkorn as head of the Environmental Industries Association (EIA), Washington, D.C.; WMX sells $1.5 billion in assets for the next 18 to 24 months; Portland, Oregon...
- At WMX, its garbage in, jobs out, stock up. Dwyer, Ann; Andreoli, Tom // Crain's Chicago Business;2/3/97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p34
Focuses on the initiatives announced by WMX Technologies Incorporated to get its stock price up. Description of the measures taken; Reaction of the market to the initiatives.
- Dutch treat. Freedman, William // Treasury & Risk Management;Apr97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on WMX Technologies Inc.'s restructuring effort and buyback program. Decline in WMX's shares price after its announcement of the change in focus; Utilization of the Dutch auction in repurchasing the targeted 50 million shares; Minimization of the possibility of mispricing through Dutch...
- WMX tries high-tech route. Daniels, Steve // Waste News;10/28/96, Vol. 2 Issue 24, p1
Reports on the launching of WMX Technologies Incorporated's own satellite television network. Statement from the company's vice-president William Plunkett; Information on the network's programming; Benefits of introducing the television network; Plans to extend the networks reach.
- WMX Technologies' stock price jumps. Russell, John // Waste News;12/02/96, Vol. 2 Issue 29, p1
Reports that as of December 02, 1997, the stock at WMX Technologies Incorporated increase by 9.8 percent over three trading days, closing at a 52-week high of $36.25 on November 26, 1997. Persuasions made by representatives of Lens Incorporated to WMX executives to sell and distribute its...
- WMX to appeal big court award. Russell, John // Waste News;12/23/96, Vol. 2 Issue 32, p29
Reports that a judge has ordered WMX Technologies Incorporated to pay $91.5 million to the former owner of a hazardous-waste landfill in Emelle, Alabama. Reason behind the lawsuit.
- Soros targets WMX heads. Andreoli, Tom // Waste News;01/06/97, Vol. 2 Issue 33, p2
Reports that an investor group is looking to oust the top three executives of WMX Technologies Incorporated, chairman Dean L. Buntrock, chief executive officer Phillip B. Rooney and chief financial officer, James E. Koenig. Identity of the investor group; Reaction of WMX management to the move;...
- WMX streamlining structure. Daniels, Steve // Waste News;01/06/97, Vol. 2 Issue 33, p2
Reports on WMX Technologies Incorporated's plans to streamline its corporate structure. WMX's current corporate structure; What the proposed changes are designed to do; Comments from William Plunkett, vice president for financial and investor communications.
- Anxious investors. // Waste News;01/06/97, Vol. 2 Issue 33, p8
Opinion. Comments on the problems which the corporate structure of WMX Technologies Incorporated is experiencing. Call for the ousting of three top executives by an investor group; What investors in the company want to see; View that the company is in a difficult position.