The legislation exempts the proposed Magnetation Inc. pellet plant in Itasca County from certain state environmental reviews.
The plan will let Dow sample soil at up to 1,400 residential properties in Midland, home of its corporate headquarters.
The Romanian government says it will invest $97.5M of state aid to help production at its compact van factory Romania.
The unemployment rate fell in 45 U.S. states in January, a sign that nearly all of the country is benefiting from an improving economy and job market.
The United States, the European Union, and Japan filed complaints with the WTO charging that China is limiting its export of rare earths that are vital to the production of technology components.
Honda Motor Co. said it plans to open a new motorcycle plant in Indonesia with an annual output capacity of 1.1M units to meet growing local demand.
Missouri is offering $1.1 million of incentives for an expansion of Invensys Controls that Gov. Jay Nixon says could create 200 jobs.
Former employees of a now-shuttered washer and dryer plant are expected to join a class-action lawsuit seeking back pay for time spent putting on protective equipment before shifts.
In its latest statement on a simmering dispute over the iPad brand name, Apple said that Proview's insistence that it still owns the mainland China iPad trademarks is misleading and unfair.
Drivers will switch from using distracting devices built into car dashboards to using even more distracting handheld devices unless the government addresses both issues, automakers warned.
The World Trade Organization ruled that U.S. planemaker Boeing received more than $5B in illegal government subsidies, much less than what European arch-rival Airbus received.
Workers at a Campbellsville factory that makes T-shirts for U.S. soldiers won't have to fear losing their jobs to prisoners.
The Brazilian government officially asked Mexico to set a $1.4B annual limit on the auto exports it ships to Brazil, an official with direct knowledge of trade talks between the nations said.
Visteon said the sale will allow it to concentrate on making climate-control and electronics products for vehicle manufacturers and on its joint ventures.
The Savannah River Site is celebrating a new power plant that will provide half the power the site needs by burning debris that would have been thrown away.
India's president, Pratibha Patil, sought to reassure Parliament that the economy will regain its high growth trajectory.
As the world's most valuable company sets out to define and dominate the rapidly evolving markets it created with the iPhone and iPad, Apple is likely to face antitrust regulators who want to curb its power.
U.S. prosecutors say Chinese Communist leaders decreed that obtaining DuPont's manufacturing method of "titanium white" was a national economic and scientific imperative.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the cruise control cable may become detached and hold the throttle open.
Volkswagen AG, Europe's biggest carmaker by sales, said Monday it was targeting a further increase in deliveries and revenues in 2012 despite difficult trading conditions in some European countries.