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Machinists Could Postpone Boeing Unionization Vote

April 16, 2015 2:13 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The International Association of Machinists union is reportedly considering delaying a union election amid heavy pressure from Boeing Company and South Carolina elected officials. 

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Jaguar Takes On Virtual Reality

April 16, 2015 2:05 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Jaguar is breaking into an arena that could greatly affect the industrial sector — virtual reality. 

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Environmentalists Kick Up Dust at Fracking Industry in Drought-Stricken California

April 16, 2015 12:58 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | News | Comments

Is fracking contributing to California's drought? Industry experts say it isn't.

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Manufacturing in Philadelphia Area Rises Slightly in April

April 16, 2015 12:53 pm | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Factories in the Philadelphia region got a bit busier in April compared to March.

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Powdered Alcohol Creator Tries To Get Ahead of State Bans

April 16, 2015 12:48 pm | by Alanna Durkin, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores. 

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Officials Find Dozens of Chemicals in Oregon Waterways

April 16, 2015 12:44 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Environmental officials in Oregon detected traces of 128 chemicals across all state watersheds, according to a recent report.

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EPA Official Takes Issue With Chemical Reform Bill

April 16, 2015 12:38 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator expressed concerns Tuesday about provisions of a chemical regulations overhaul pending in Congress.

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Apple Invests in Sustainable Solar Project, Forest Conservation

April 16, 2015 10:46 am | by Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "sustainable" timberland in Maine and North Carolina. 

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C255 Industrial Combustion Analyzer

April 16, 2015 10:29 am | by UEi Test Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

The UEi C255 Industrial Combustion Analyzer features the EOS CO2 measurement technology.

Forest Service Examines Long-Expired Nestlé Water Permit

April 16, 2015 10:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Forest Service is investigating Nestlé over a report that the company drew water from drought-ravaged California sing a long-expired permit. 

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Court Rules GM is Shielded From Death Claims by Bankruptcy

April 16, 2015 9:54 am | by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a 2009 bankruptcy order shields General Motors from billions of dollars in death and injury claims tied to defective ignition switches in older small cars.

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Exxon: $8.9B Sought in Pollution Case 'Not Real'

April 16, 2015 9:38 am | by David Porter, Jonathan Fahey, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Exxon Mobil's top lawyer said Wednesday that the nearly $9 billion initially sought by the state shouldn't be used as a barometer because it was calculated using faulty methodology.

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KIND Bars Maybe Not So Kind After All

April 16, 2015 9:33 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Although KIND bar sales have roughly doubled in size every year for a decade, last month the FDA sent a warning letter to the company for labeling several of their fruit and nut bars as “healthy”— because they do not meet federal standards.

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More Americans Sought Unemployment Benefits Last Week

April 16, 2015 9:26 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose for the second straight week yet remained at a low level that is consistent with more hiring.

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April Marks Equal Pay Day

April 15, 2015 3:21 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

Yesterday marked the number of days more a woman has to work past December 31 in order to make the same as the average man did in the previous year. 

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GM Drops Price of the Electric Chevrolet Spark

April 15, 2015 2:28 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is the latest automaker to drop the price of an electric car in the face of slow sales.

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Factory Output Rises for First Time Since November

April 15, 2015 2:20 pm | News | Comments

Output at U.S. factories rose last month for the first time since November, pushed up by increased auto production.

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Digital Factories: The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

April 15, 2015 2:12 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Is this a vision of the future of industry? Fewer workers, more machines, fully automated.

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Toyota to Build $1B Corolla Plant in Mexico

April 15, 2015 1:54 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Toyota announced plans Wednesday to construct a new billion-dollar manufacturing plant in Mexico and alter production at its facilities in Canada.

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Why Deep Discounts on Warehouse Equipment Can Cost Far More in the Long Run

April 15, 2015 1:50 pm | by Don DeSimone | Articles | Comments

Poorly designed equipment can lead to costly downtime and supply chain disruptions.

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