A massive explosion rocked a southeast Missouri aluminum plant Tuesday, injuring some workers and creating a plume of smoke that could be seen for miles.
In total, OSHA announced eight citations against Kapco for safety violations. Total fines could amount to $207,600.
Kellogg says its U.S. breakfast foods division saw another decline in quarterly sales but that trends in the cereal category were improving.
The new factory is designed to be responsive to water and food shortages caused by extreme weather and the increasing global population, and its environmentally friendly measures include recycled water, LED lighting and optimized air conducting.
Construction is expected to begin in early 2016 and finish in 2018.
Low oil prices weighed on the manufacturing sector, which added just 2,000 jobs last month.
Ardagh began providing new BPA-free cans earlier this year and ConAgra announced the complete transition in late July.
Analysts said reports of an improving U.S. economy did not to translate into additional competition in the labor market.
Engineers at MIT have now hit upon a way to impart more dexterity to simple robotic grippers: using the environment as a helping hand.
With $28.2 billion in announced deals, second quarter totals exceeded the $20.5 billion raised in the first quarter this year but were well below the near-record $60.4 billion set in the same quarter last year.
The 12 nations could be left with only weeks to get trade pact terms in place before the 2016 elections begin interfering with the issue in Congress.
St. Louis-based Monsanto, which long targeted Syngenta as a potential avenue to reduce its U.S. tax burden, twice this year submitted takeover offers to Syngenta, which responded in turn with strongly worded rejections.
Shipping lines are now ordering new vessels that carry twice as much cargo as ships from 10 years ago, and as a result, more companies are bypassing smaller ports such as Portland, Oregon, because it is too shallow, too far inland and too rife with delays to accommodate those ships.
Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in recent years.
An agency spokeswoman confirmed the new drug is the first prescription tablet approved that uses the process.
The requirements — should they survive an inevitable court challenge from opponents — would hamper the nation's already embattled coal industry, but they would also aim to maintain the current percentage of energy derived from natural gas.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer is expected to issue its report in October after beginning efforts to identify the connection between red and processed meats and cancer last year.
The increase in capacity at the Beaumont refinery is made possible in large part by abundant, affordable supplies of U.S. light crude from shale.
Victims' families are being offered compensation of at least $1 million each.
Low oil and gas prices are good for the overall economy because they reduce costs for consumers and business, but with oil prices down around 50 percent from last year, major oil companies are cutting back, offsetting some of this good news.