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BP: Restructuring to Cost $1 Billion in Next Year

December 10, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press

Oil giant BP has warned that plans to streamline its business will cost it $1 billion over the next year.                                         

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Manufacturing Technology Orders Up in 2014

December 9, 2014 1:07 pm | by The Association For Manufacturing Technology

October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $417.80 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.                                 

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U.S. Wholesale Stockpiles Up in October

December 9, 2014 1:01 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press

Stockpiles at the wholesale level increased 0.4 percent, matching September's figure, the Commerce Department reported.                                     

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Chrysler Plans $266M Spending for Indiana Plants

December 9, 2014 12:55 pm | by The Associated Press

Chrysler is expected to spend $266 million on new equipment for two central Indiana factories.                                             

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Supreme Court Rules Against Pay for Amazon Warehouse Security Checks

December 9, 2014 12:50 pm | by Sam Hananel, The Associated Press

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that warehouse workers who fill orders for retail giant Amazon don't have to be paid for time spent waiting to pass through security checks at the end of their shifts.               

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Nissan Recalls 470K Vehicles

December 9, 2014 10:03 am | by The Associated Press

Nissan is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause fuel leaks.                                           

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UAW Reaches Top Tier of VW Labor Policy in TN

December 9, 2014 9:59 am | by Erik Shelzig, The Associated Press

The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the South.             

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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 38

December 9, 2014 9:54 am | by The Associated Press

At least 38 people have died and 51 have been injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.                                   

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EU Calls for Japan to Eliminate Trade Barriers

December 9, 2014 9:50 am | by The Associated Press

The European Union is calling on Japan to make further efforts to eliminate trade barriers in the auto and food safety sectors as they began a fresh round of bilateral free trade negotiations Monday in Tokyo.         

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New Rules Expand EPA's Scope

December 9, 2014 9:44 am | by The Associated Press

The state environmental agency says a proposed federal rule to reduce carbon dioxide releases from power plants exceeds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's authority, will put electrical grids at risk and is unfair in how it would be applied to states.

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Honda Expands Air Bag Recall While Takata Remains Quiet

December 8, 2014 2:39 pm | by The Associated Press

Late Friday, Honda confirmed it would replace driver's air bag inflators on 2.6 million more vehicles as it expands repairs to the entire U.S., despite airbag supplier Takata's refusal to take its recall nationwide.     

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Tesla Asks Texas for Looser Regulations, Hints at Future Factories

December 8, 2014 2:22 pm | by Will Weissert, Associated Press

The electric carmaker can't legally sell cars in Texas, and hints that future factory investments could be hampered by the state's ban on its direct-sales model.               

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Supreme Court Rejects BP's Appeal of Oil Spill Settlement

December 8, 2014 1:57 pm | by Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

BP PLC wanted the court to consider whether people and businesses seeking payments under the settlement included some who haven't actually suffered any injury related to the spill.            

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Study Shows Millennials Prone to Job-Hopping

December 8, 2014 1:33 pm | by The Associated Press

Employers should note, 40 percent of the youngest generation expects a promotion every one to two years, and a third admit they’re targeting raises and promotions this year.             

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Workers Demand Accountability After Refinery Explosion

December 8, 2014 9:36 am | by Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press

Several workers injured in an explosion at Consumers Co-operative Refineries Ltd., are collectively suing the company as well as associated companies that were involved in the plant's refurbishment.               

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Fuel Exports Soar Under Obama Administration

December 8, 2014 9:24 am | by Dina Cappiello, The Associated Press

Under President Barack Obama, the U.S. has reduced more carbon pollution from energy than any other nation, according to U.S. Energy Department data. However, analysis of the data shows that U.S. exports of gasoline and diesel more than made up for the savings at home in pollution abroad. 

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U.S. Unemployment Rates Fall for Women and Vets

December 8, 2014 9:18 am | by The Associated Press

November was a good month for women and recent veterans who sought jobs.                                                   

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Automaker Seeks $118M Tax Break for 4-Mile Move

December 8, 2014 9:11 am | by Geoff Mulvihill, The Associated Press

Subaru announced plans to move its U.S. headquarters to Camden, just four miles from its current home in Cherry Hill, and said it is seeking $118 million in tax breaks intended to lure jobs to the impoverished city.          

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U.S. Job Market Hits a Turning Point

December 8, 2014 9:06 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5½ years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job.         

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Revere Control Systems Opens New Office

December 5, 2014 4:14 pm | by Revere Control Systems

Revere Control Systems, a Birmingham-based automation EPC firm, has announced the opening of an office in Texarkana, TX, marking the fourth satellite office opened within the last three years.                 

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