A court ruled that a man who lived near a Kubota plant died of mesothelioma caused by asbestos used at the plant, and ordered the machinery maker to pay 31.9M yen in damages to his family.
Otter Tail Corp. is negotiating to sell its North Dakota-based wind tower manufacturing company for $20 million, leaving the future of nearly 400 workers uncertain.
Ford Motor Co. says its new C-Max hybrid wagon gets 47 miles per gallon in both city and highway driving.
Teva Pharmaceutical, the largest generic drug company in the world, said it is the target of a federal bribery investigation into its business in Latin America.
Union workers rejected an earlier five-year contract proposal in July and had been working under an extension of the old contract, which expired July 15.
Officials fearing toxic smoke told residents to remain indoors late Monday as a fire at a Chevron refinery released black plumes over the plant in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The decision was made due to strong airplane sales, as the company has a backlog that is "disturbingly healthy."
A former marketing director of a Central Valley frozen food company will serve time in prison for embezzling nearly $450,000 from the company.
There are plans to test the 200-acre site of the former plant in Macomb County's Shelby Township for trichloroethylene and trichloroethane.
Financial markets rallied Friday as an increase in U.S. hiring suggested the world's largest economy is not heading for recession but recovering gradually.
Executives said Europe would be challenging, but they would not estimate when GM would return to making money in the region.
It said the family-run workshop, which made locks, was illegal. The blast happened when sparks from a polishing machine ignited dust in the workshop.
The Port of Kalama facility made its first production-quality wine bottles last Wednesday, ushering in a new era for a plant that seemed destined for mothballs three years ago.
Before it shut down and declared bankruptcy, Avtex Fibers was cited for violating Virginia's environmental laws with wastewater discharges into the Shenandoah River.