General Mills said that the previously announced job cuts, which were mostly in the U.S., were part of a restructuring plan called Project Catalyst that was approved during its fiscal second quarter.
The boom in U.S. oil production over the past decade led thousands of workers to prairie cities from Texas to North Dakota. Now, Saudi Arabia hopes those workers--many of them casualties of the ongoing downturn in crude prices--will consider the deserts of the Middle East instead.
Japan is famous for innovation. But, like many countries in the Pacific, it must also cope with fierce forces of nature. Now one local company has merged insights from both and built what could be one of the first “disaster-proof” factories.
Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.
Two Italian companies recently announced plans to process potato byproducts into plastic materials.
Personal care products that contain tiny plastic pellets are increasingly in the crosshairs of state lawmakers amid concerns over their environmental impact.
Ford Motor Company and Microsoft on Tuesday announced a partnership to implement a cloud-based system on new Ford models starting later this year.
The first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft assembled at the company's South Carolina plant has been delivered.
While the Keystone project awaits a final decision, scenes are unfolding almost every week in lesser-known developments that have quietly added more than 11,600 miles of pipeline to the nation's domestic oil network.
In the wake of a 10 percent slide last week, the price of crude oil on the West Texas Intermediate index fell to about $44 per barrel, the lowest level in six years.
General Motors was spared a potentially lengthy legal battle over faulty ignition switches following a settlement with the family of a Georgia victim last week. The family's attorney, however, said further probes of the company's actions would continue.
Veronika Scott, 25, built a nonprofit, the Empowerment Plan, which employs and trains homeless single parents to manufacture the coats that were her project for a class at Detroit's College for Creative Studies four years ago.
China has overtaken German to become the world's third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent of the market remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and Russia, a new study says.
Low oil prices and subsequent cutbacks in the field by drilling companies could be contributing to a rash of worker fatalities in North Dakota, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration signed an agreement to share data relating to pesticides and toxic substances, the agencies announced Monday.
An autonomous car developed by Michigan-based auto supplier Delphi Automotive will soon be making a 3,500-mile journey across the U.S.
Output at U.S. factories fell for a third straight month in February, driven by a big drop in production at auto plants.
The machinists union on Monday asked for an election so about 2,500 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can decide whether they want union representation.
Lumber Liquidators will provide air testing supplies to consumers in the wake of a report that its laminate flooring contained high levels of formaldehyde.
Toyota's new hydrogen-powered car already costs far less than analysts' original forecasts, but reports suggest the Japanese automaker hopes to make it affordable to most car buyers in the next five to seven years.