On Monday, research published online by the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America linked March 2014 earthquakes in Poland Township, Ohio to hydraulic fracking. The next day, as if the earth beneath the U.S. wanted to say, “Told you so,” the ground began to rattle Texans in their boots.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus.
LG Display said Monday two people were killed and four others sickened by a nitrogen leak at its factory north of Seoul.
SpaceX had an eventful weekend, with a disappointing crash landing of a supply ship on Saturday and a successful delivery of groceries and Christmas gifts to the International Space Station on Monday morning.
Take a look at GM's newest electric car unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in IMPO's Photo of the Day.
Month after month, U.S. hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. But that isn't happening, and economists are struggling to explain the phenomenon.
This is the 22nd year for the awards at the Detroit Auto show, and this year the awards were given to Ford for the North American Truck of the Year and VW for the North American Car of the Year.
The 2016 Titan has a new Cummins diesel engine that Nissan says will give the truck the power and capability of a heavy-duty truck at the price of a light-duty one. Ford and GM don't offer diesels on their light-duty trucks. Chrysler's Ram does, but Nissan's Cummins V8 diesel is more powerful than Ram's V6, and can tow more.
General Mills continues its layoffs with another plant closure, this time one of its Pillsbury facilities.
A recent analysis from the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation suggests a European economic recovery has been "sapped by a paucity of fiscal impulses and near-absence of centrally managed monetary stimulus."
The challenge for 2015 is to create smarter data - the year that IoT will become the Internet of Your Things.
Take a look at IMPO's photo of the day, featuring the President as he begins his travels promoting some very big announcements that will directly effect the manufacturing sector.
Oil prices have continued their descent in the face of a global supply glut. PwC's UK head of oil and gas told Bloomberg the winners and losers of cheap oil are becoming increasingly clear.
Three executives charged in a chemical spill last January in West Virginia pleaded not guilty in federal court Thursday.
As you sip that ice-cold Coca-Cola, the workers who helped manufacture it are worrying about losing their jobs. Just this morning, Coca-Cola announced it will be laying off between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs throughout the next few months in an effort to help trim costs.
Manufacturing job growth increased dramatically in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to numbers from the federal Labor Department released Friday.
Japanese automaker Nissan and NASA are teaming up to advance the technology behind cars that drive autonomously.
Kee Safety, Inc has introduced the new OSHA and CSA compliant Easi-Dec Platform system which is designed to provide maintenance and repair workers with safe, rapid access to working heights indoors or outdoors.
A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz announced plans to nominate its own slate of four directors to the industry titan's board.