The pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that tore apart over the Mojave Desert didn't know his co-pilot had prematurely unlocked its brakes, though protocol for the test flight required the co-pilot to announce the step, federal investigators said.
North Carolina businesses won't have to pay even higher unemployment insurance taxes beyond what's required while the state still owes the federal government money to pay jobless benefits during the Great Recession.
September U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $176.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology.
Service and maintenance machine workers at Good Old Days Foods Inc. are being exposed to amputation and electric shock hazards due to a lack of machine guarding and lockout/tagout procedures.
More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the increase wasn't sharp enough to disrupt the job market's positive momentum.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is buying the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble Co. in a deal valued at approximately $3 billion.
For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end. The company said it will start notifying customers this week that they can take their SUVs to dealers, who will replace faulty power window switches.
A New York state lawmaker says another 126 workers at the Remington Arms manufacturing plant in the Mohawk Valley are being laid off.
GE has announced that it will build a new manufacturing facility to drive innovation and implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies across GE.
A trade deal between the U.S. and China could end tariffs on $1 trillion in global sales of semiconductors, MRI machines, GPS devices, printer ink cartridges, video game consoles and other high-tech items.
U.S. wholesale businesses posted a modest gain in their stockpiles in September as sales rebounded from a big decline the previous month.
A groundbreaking agreement struck Wednesday by the United States and China puts the world's two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming.
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slow down this month following record levels seen in September and October as retailers rushed to bring merchandise into the country ahead of a possible shutdown of West Coast ports.
U.S. low-cost car manufacturer, Local Motors, plans on selling 3D printed cars in about a year, ranging in price between $18,000 to $30,000.
The large majority of aerospace manufacturers said they plan to increase their workforce over the next 12 months, expect to win new long-term supply agreements in the next three years, and expect aircraft deliveries to continue to grow at least through 2016.
Ford is using the metal almost exclusively in the body of the 2015 version of its best-selling F-150 pickup, which will arrive at dealerships next month. Barnett is already answering customers' questions about the truck.
Germany's largest industrial union is calling for a 5.5 percent pay increase next year for some 3.7 million workers in Europe's biggest economy.
It's Ford Motor Co.'s biggest bet in decades: an aluminum-sided F-150 that could set a new industry standard — or cost the company its pickup truck crown.
You have to break some eggs to make an omelet and, according to a lawsuit from the maker of Hellmann's, the same goes for mayonnaise.
Google has signed a long-term lease for part of a historic Navy air base, where it plans to renovate three massive hangars and use them for projects involving aviation, space exploration and robotics.