More than 50 West Virginia and Pennsylvania property owners are suing FirstEnergy Corp. over groundwater pollution, soggy yards and foundation damage they blame on a leaking coal ash impoundment and the 7-mile waste pipeline that feeds it.
A health care trust for Chrysler retirees saw an 18 percent gain in the value of its assets thanks to the rising value of its stake in Chrysler.
The chief executive of Alcatel-Lucent SA is warning that the telecommunications equipment maker could go under if it doesn't slash costs — and jobs.
Conair is recalling approximately 570,000 of its Infiniti Pro by Conairâ hair dryers because they can short out and start a fire or burn someone.
As the plant nears its 30th anniversary next year, Manufacturing Plant Director Jason Gray says everyone is prepping for the celebration.
Germany has managed to delay tougher European Union car emission rules amid fears they could harm its automotive industry.
South Korean tire-maker Hankook announced Monday that it will build its first North American plant in Tennessee, creating 1,800 jobs.
The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default and a partial government shutdown entered its 14th day as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds over spending in their last-ditch negotiations to end the crises facing the nation.
Older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce. Some 82 percent of working Americans over 50 say it is at least somewhat likely they will work for pay in retirement.
Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, said industrial production rose 1 percent. The increase was roughly in line with market expectations.
French company Plastic Omnium plans a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for the Inergy Automotive Systems facility, located in Wayne County near New Boston. The facility will produce about 1.5 million plastic fuel tanks a year.
When South Carolina gave Daimler Trucks $2 million to buy land in York County five years ago, the hope was the vehicle-maker would move its company's headquarters to the region.
China's exports suffered an unexpectedly sharp decline in September amid weak global demand but imports grew. Exports fell 0.3 percent to $185.6 billion, a customs official said at a news conference.
The Indiana appeals court has decided against stopping a lawsuit filed by a Detroit-based construction company against the German company that stopped building a new transmission factory in central Indiana five years ago.
Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a new battery research and manufacturing lab that they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.
Inside the labs of DuPont's Nutrition and Health business at the Experimental Station, a team of scientists in Delaware whose life work is rooted in improving food safety testing technologies advance the BAX system, which the firm invented to detect foodborne pathogens, including salmonella, listeria and E. coli.
The rising demand for new cars is creating a problem for parts suppliers — and that, in turn, could hurt the growth of car plants in Mississippi, a trade association official says.
Hemp Oil Canada Inc. President and CEO Shaun Crew said the Bluegrass state is in the running for a possible plant in the U.S. to process hemp seeds. The company would look to contract with area farmers to supply seeds to the plant, he said.
In a mix of boomer individualism and economic necessity, older Americans have fueled a wave of entrepreneurship. The result is a slew of enterprises such as Crash Boom Bam, the vintage drum company that 64-year-old Glay began running from a spare bedroom in his apartment in 2009.