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Lawsuit Challenges Power Plant's Restart With Gas

October 30, 2014 12:32 pm | by The Associated | News | Comments

The environmental group Riverkeeper has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's approval to restart an idled power plant on the Hudson River with natural gas instead of coal.                     

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JA Worldwide and Alcoa Foundation Implement Global STEM Education Initiative

October 30, 2014 12:22 pm | by JA Worldwide & Alcoa Foundation | News | Comments

JA Worldwide (JA) has announced a new partnership with Alcoa Foundation to launch a global curriculum that will bring enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education to middle and high school students.       

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Alabama Plant Slammed With Labor Violations

October 30, 2014 10:42 am | by OSHA | News | Comments

Wayne Farms LLC, which makes products under brand names Dutch Quality House and Platinum Harvest, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing workers to dangerous machinery, fall and musculoskeletal disorder hazards. 

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Versatile Die & Mold Handling Transporter

October 30, 2014 10:31 am | by Air Technical Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Air Technical Industries (ATI) has announced the development of a Versatile Die and Mold Handling Transporter with a new “twist.”

Ford Recalls 205K SUVs for Fuel Tank Leak

October 30, 2014 10:19 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak, and cause a fire.                                 

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Bar Sues Florida for Restricting Beer Sales

October 30, 2014 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Florida craft beer bar is suing the state over its ban on half-gallon, refillable beer jugs known as growlers.                                       

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Meet Goldie, the Newest Pioneer for Women in STEM

October 30, 2014 9:59 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

My attention has been drawn to the issue of woman in STEM careers a few times in the past couple of weeks. First, when Manufacturing.Net Associate Editor, Bridget Bergin, wrote about the need for a modern Rosie the Riveter. The second time came from a more surprising source — a children’s toy.

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Applications for U.S. Jobless Aid Tick Up to 287K

October 30, 2014 9:38 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market.                           

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Lenovo Wraps Up Purchase of Motorola Phones

October 30, 2014 9:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.                   

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Government Pushes Air Bag Maker on Replacement Parts

October 30, 2014 9:21 am | by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.

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GM To Invest $63M in New Car Plant

October 29, 2014 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co. is investing $63 million in a mid-Michigan plant where crossover vehicles are being built.                                         

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Tesla Barred from Selling Cars in Michigan

October 29, 2014 2:07 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

A battle line has been drawn between Tesla Motors and the state of Michigan. It started after the state's governor signed legislation that effectively bans the electric car maker from doing business there.             

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American Certified Finds Growing Preference for 'Made in USA'

October 29, 2014 1:58 pm | by Jolie Darrow | Articles | Comments

It’s no surprise that recent years have brought a surge in demand for products made in the USA. The financial crisis of 2008, and subsequent recession, have caused Americans to rethink the importance and position of the U.S. economy.     

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Commercial Supply Rocket Explodes at Liftoff

October 29, 2014 1:44 pm | by Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff.                                           

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How Well Did the Fed's Stimulus Work?

October 29, 2014 1:38 pm | by Matthew Craft, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Over the past five years, as the Fed has pumped ever-more money into the financial system, critics have warned that it would lead to all kinds of disasters. It was an unprecedented effort aimed at lowering borrowing costs, encouraging spending and reviving a dormant economy before it could slip back into recession.

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Small Business Divided Over Minimum Wage Votes

October 29, 2014 11:58 am | by Joyce Rosenberg, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours or jobs. Others say it's the right thing to do for workers and the economy.               

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Inside the Chevy Volt Battery Lab

October 29, 2014 11:43 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Go inside the largest automotive battery lab in the world that engineered the battery pack for the new Chevy Volt. And after Peter Valdes-Dapena builds a Volt drive unit, we'll let you decide if he has a future in auto manufacturing.     

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Fiat Chrysler Plans to Spin Off Ferrari

October 29, 2014 10:44 am | by Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a way to unlock value in the luxury brand and distinguish it from its mass-market parent.                    

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Nigeria Sues Coca-Cola for Half-Filled Cans

October 29, 2014 10:37 am | by Michelle Faul, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nigeria filed a suit Monday against Coca-Cola for allegedly refusing to comply with orders from the Consumer Protection Council over two half-empty cans of evaporating Sprite.                     

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New Twin Tech Combi Product Casters

October 29, 2014 10:22 am | by The Revvo Caster Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Revvo Caster Company, Inc. is introducing its new TwinTech “Ultimate” Combi caster central-locking casters sets.       

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