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Company Behind Keystone XL Seeks U.S. Approval for Another Pipeline

April 27, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Canadian energy giant behind the controversial Keystone XL project last week filed for U.S. approval of another international crude oil pipeline. 

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Q&A: What's Listeria and How Is It Traced to Ice Cream?

April 27, 2015 3:08 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | News | Comments

As a result of massive ice cream recalls, consumers and investigators alike are beginning to ask questions. Check out the answers to some common questions surrounding the listeria outbreak in ice cream. 

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Volvo CEO: U.S. Growth To Return This Year

April 27, 2015 2:55 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Hakan Samuelsson, CEO of Volvo Car Group, talks about plans to revive sales in the U.S. and the new XC90 sport-utility vehicle.

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Cloud ERP: The Top 4 Questions You Should Be Asking

April 27, 2015 2:48 pm | by Lori Payne | Articles | Comments

For those who have become receptive to the potential benefits of Cloud-based manufacturing software and are beginning to evaluate their options, we offer four key questions you should ask as you conduct research and enter into discussions with possible providers.

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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 90

April 27, 2015 2:33 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Families of at least 90 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the automaker.

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VW Chairman Quits, but Questions Over Future Remain

April 27, 2015 2:16 pm | by David McHugh, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker — in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business?

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Chipotle Completes Transition to Non-GMO Ingredients

April 27, 2015 10:11 am | by Candice Choi, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so.

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American, United Delay, Change Boeing 787 Orders

April 27, 2015 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand. 

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Ford Recalls 390K Cars

April 27, 2015 9:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while the cars are in motion.

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DuPont Hopes Acquisition Will Bolster Crop Products

April 24, 2015 3:17 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

DuPont this week announced an agreement to buy a California biotech company that officials hope will advance the chemical giant's agribusiness offerings. 

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Manufacturing's Winner & Loser of the Week

April 24, 2015 3:12 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

This week we have a winner who has exceeded expectations this year, while the loser has learned that while imitation may be the highest form of flattery, it does not bode well in the business sector.

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Harley Recalls Nearly 46K Motorcycles

April 24, 2015 2:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage.

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Toyota To Provide First Hydrogen-Fueled Pace Car

April 24, 2015 1:59 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A hydrogen-fueled vehicle will lead the field at a NASCAR race for the first time when a 2016 Toyota Mirai serves as the official pace car Saturday night at Richmond. 

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White House Expresses 'Concerns' About Energy Funding Bill

April 24, 2015 1:48 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

House Republicans and the House Republicans and the White House are sparring over research funding for the Department of Energy in the upcoming fiscal year. 

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Tesla's CEO Accepts $1 per Year From the Company

April 24, 2015 1:41 pm | by USA Today | Videos | Comments

Elon Musk has paid himself California's minimum wage for the past two years, but he only kept $1 and returned the rest to Tesla Motors. 

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Inspection/Preventive Maintenance Services for Processing Equipment

April 24, 2015 1:04 pm | by Eriez Magnetics | Product Releases | Comments

Eriez 5-Star Service provides inspection/preventive maintenance services for a broad assortment of processing equipment. 

Where Are You on the Path to OSHA Hazcom 2012 Compliance?

April 24, 2015 10:33 am | by Graphic Products | News | Comments

Hazard communication was OSHA’s second most violated standard of 2014, and is routinely in the top five. Facilities continue to fall behind the curve, potentially facing thousands in fines and jeopardizing the safety of their workforce, or show “good faith efforts,” effectively sidestepping citations.

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DD Worm Gear Electric Cylinders

April 24, 2015 10:29 am | by Nook Industries | Product Releases | Comments

DD worm gear driven Electric Cylinders incorporate an alloy steel worm which drives a high strength bronze worm gear (drive sleeve).

GM CEO Dismisses Talk of Merger with Fiat Chrysler

April 24, 2015 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is dismissing any talk of a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

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U.S. Durable Goods Orders Jumped in March

April 24, 2015 10:12 am | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods increased by the largest amount in eight months. 

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Ford to Lay Off 700 Workers Due to Slow Car Sales

April 24, 2015 9:58 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford Motor Co. said it's laying off 700 workers at a Michigan assembly plant because of slow sales of the small cars and hybrids it makes.

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