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The first regional jet produced in China's initiative to compete in the commercial aircraft market made its debut flight Tuesday carrying 70 passengers.
by Paul Traynor, Associated Press
6.28.2016
12:21pm
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The EPA told Honolulu water utility officials it has approved three out of four new wells the Navy plans to build to help monitor the threat of leaks from giant fuel storage tanks near Pearl Harbor.
by Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press
6.28.2016
12:08pm
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Employees at the 210-megawatt Sun Peak Generating Station achieved a significant milestone this month by marking 25 years of safe plant operation without a lost-time accident.
by NV Energy
6.28.2016
12:02pm
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The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to kill a plan to use a proposed marine terminal to transport Utah coal to Asia, calling such shipments public health and safety hazards.
by Janie Har, Associated Press
6.28.2016
11:52am
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Walmart kicks off its annual U.S. Manufacturing Summit in Arkansas on Tuesday, highlighting progress in its 10-year commitment to purchase $250 billion in American-made goods.
by Alliance for American Manufacturing
6.27.2016
11:30am
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The incident Sunday came days after Honda Malaysia announced an additional recall of more than 145,000 vehicles to replace defective front passenger airbag inflators.
by The Associated Press
6.27.2016
11:24am
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U.S. Toy Company, Inc. operates a 750,000-square foot-distribution center that ships to retail consumers, as well as commercial and wholesale accounts. Changing facility space requirements led to a reduction in truck shipment preparation space.
by Fairbanks Scales
6.27.2016
11:12am
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Find out how advanced technologies developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's latest institute will make U.S. manufacturing more productive, energy efficient, and competitive.
by U.S. Department of Energy
6.27.2016
10:52am
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Included in IMPO's top five news stories: Indiana loses $108 million annually from Carrier's plant closure and a Nevada manufacturer is under investigation after a viral video shows workers allegedly dumping industrial waste.
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6.27.2016
10:32am
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Federal labor regulators last week proposed $77,000 in penalties for MillerCoors over violations found in its brewery in Fort Worth, Texas.
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6.24.2016
11:40am
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Erika Shuff, a quality specialist engineer at ATS — and also one of ATS’s nominees for the Engineering Leaders Under 40 Award — discusses the importance of incorporating women in STEM fields.
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6.24.2016
11:36am
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State authorities are investigating a Nevada manufacturer after a video of workers allegedly dumping industrial waste went viral this week.
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6.24.2016
10:43am
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In this episode, a company creates floor tiles that generate electricity from walking.
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6.24.2016
10:30am
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Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in May, reversing two months of gains and delivering more bad news for American manufacturers.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
6.24.2016
10:19am
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GE Power has announced plans to shut the Chattanooga Alstom facilities it recently acquired and lay off most of the workforce.
by The Associated Press
6.24.2016
10:10am
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A Newark, OH manufacturer’s failure to handle hazardous materials and respond properly to an emergency led to an explosion that injured four workers, including two contractors who scaled an 8-foot security fence topped with triple-strand barbed wire to...
by U.S. Department of Labor
6.23.2016
12:24pm
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Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling children's safety gates because the locking mechanism is unreliable and may result in injury to children.
by The Associated Press
6.23.2016
12:13pm
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An accident at an aluminum refinery in central China has killed 11 workers, state media and a local official said Thursday, pointing to continuing industrial safety problems despite government-ordered improvements.
by The Associated Press
6.23.2016
11:52am
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Tesla Motors on Tuesday announced a $2.8 billion bid to acquire SolarCity as the electric vehicle maker seeks to expand its presence in renewable energy.
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6.23.2016
10:44am
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The Indianapolis facility, once slated to close in the mid 1990s, has become the sole location for some programs by Raytheon Co, which is investing $24 million into renovations there.
by Jared Council, Indianapolis Business Journal (Via Associated Press)
6.23.2016
10:26am
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In this episode, researchers produced an ultra-thin firm that could alter how we produce and utilize electronics.
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6.22.2016
12:24pm
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A new survey by the National Safety Council showed 33 percent of 2,000 employees surveyed nationwide believe safety takes a backseat to productivity at their organization.
by National Safety Council
6.22.2016
12:14pm
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By next week, Fiat Chrysler plans to stop producing new vehicles in North America with the most dangerous type of Takata airbag inflators.
by The Associated Press
6.22.2016
12:13pm
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California plans to end its use of nuclear power over the next decade under an agreement between the state's largest utility and environmental groups.
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6.22.2016
11:57am
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The Holland facility is expected to begin operations next month and plans to create 150 new jobs over the next three years.
by Coastal Automotive
6.22.2016
11:46am
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Investment in the U.S. remains strong, with total FDI in the U.S. growing at an average of six percent per year.
by U.S. Department of Commerce
6.22.2016
11:28am
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The Obama administration on Tuesday announced a ninth advanced manufacturing hub aimed at developing smart sensors and digital process controls to improve production efficiency.
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6.21.2016
12:05pm
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In this episode, researchers accidentally make a discovery that could lead to low-energy water harvesting and purification for the developing world, and fabric that automatically pulls sweat away from the body and releases it as a vapor.
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6.21.2016
10:56am
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Fire officials say there were two explosions and a fire at a suburban Pittsburgh steel plant.
by The Associated Press
6.21.2016
10:36am
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Texas officials predict the number of orphaned wells could soar to 12,000, which would be nearly 25 percent more than what regulators can't keep up with now.
by Paul Weber, Associated Press
6.21.2016
9:35am
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Unemployment rates have fallen to very low levels in a third of U.S. states, a trend that may push up wages in those areas.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
6.20.2016
11:40am
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A production supervisor talks about how important safety is in a fast-paced textile factory. He reveals the daily risks involved in his line of work and opens up about how safety affects him personally.
by Bova Safety Footwear
6.20.2016
11:39am
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Included in IMPO's top five news stories: Tesla announces plans to release a lower-priced Model S and a worker at a Wisconsin plant is killed in a crane accident.
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6.20.2016
11:37am
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Canal maintenance workers noticed more water than usual flowing through the culvert last week. Engineers conducted an inspection and found that the culvert's timber framework had deteriorated, allowing canal water to seep through.
by Chris Carola, Associated Press
6.20.2016
11:20am
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Anticipated losses by Carrier suppliers and other related businesses in Indiana will reportedly bring the total statewide impact to $108 million per year and end more than 2,700 jobs.
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6.20.2016
10:57am
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The Nuclear Regulation Authority granted its approval of Kansai Electric Power Co.'s plan to continue the operation of its No.1 and No.2 reactors at the Takahama nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, both of which are over 40 years old.
by Kyodo News
6.20.2016
10:36am
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The findings show that of the 17.5 million vehicles sold in the U.S. in 2015, approximately 65 percent were produced in the United States.
by The Alliance for American Manufacturing
6.17.2016
12:10pm
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Federal regulators have closed an investigation of Lumber Liquidators after the company agreed not to resume sales of Chinese-made laminate flooring.
by The Associated Press
6.17.2016
11:35am
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Fiat drew heated criticism in recent days after vehicles sold in Argentina were reportedly accompanied by owner's manuals with sexist language.
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6.17.2016
11:06am
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GE and EDF began operation Friday at the Bouchain, France plant, the first ever combined-cycle power plant that earned the record based on an achieved efficiency rate of up to 62.22 percent.
6.17.2016
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