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Top U.S. Manufacturers View Labor Issues As Increasing Risk

May 28, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Businesses were impacted this year by record snowfall and a prolonged labor dispute.

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Daily news and top headlines for manufacturing professionals

EPA Plans Temporary Pesticide Restrictions While Bees Feed

May 28, 2015 9:48 am | by Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

The rule would create temporary pesticide-free zones.


California Awards $250M To Career Prep Programs

May 27, 2015 8:06 pm | by Lisa Leff, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Represented career fields include agriculture, IT and advanced manufacturing.


Labor Secretary Checks Out Training Programs At Shipyards

May 27, 2015 5:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An aging workforce underscores the importance of training a new generation of workers.


New Federal Rules On Stream Protection Hailed, Criticized

May 27, 2015 5:14 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | News | Comments

House Speaker Boehner called the rules "a raw and tyrannical power grab."


Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones To Crash

May 27, 2015 5:08 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Some pranksters are using the glitch to crash other peoples' phones.


GM To Offer Android, Apple Systems In Many 2016 Models

May 27, 2015 4:07 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Nearly every major automaker will begin offering CarPlay or Android Auto by 2016.


Report Calls For Public Investment In 3D Printing

May 27, 2015 3:21 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The study anticipates that the technology will mean rapid changes for regional economies.


Do Your Business Processes Need A Spring Cleanup? Ask These Four Questions

May 27, 2015 3:19 pm | by Jeff Frankel | News | Comments

See how much spring cleaning you really need to do to make the most of 2015.


Who Will Lose Their Job To The Machines?

May 27, 2015 3:16 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor | Blogs | Comments

Here is some insight into predictions for the future of automation in the workplace.


SpaceX Receives Certification For U.S. Military Launches

May 27, 2015 3:07 pm | by Jacob Meister, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

SpaceX is just the second company to receive the green light from the U.S. Air Force.


Distillery Owner, Injured Worker Sue Still-Maker After Fatal Explosion

May 27, 2015 2:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A distillery owner and one of his employees are suing after an explosion killed another worker.


Unemployment Rates Fell In 23 U.S. States In April

May 27, 2015 1:55 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Nationwide, employers added a healthy 223,000 jobs in April.


Exxon Shareholders To Vote On Climate Change, Fracking

May 27, 2015 1:48 pm | by David Koenig, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The resolution's sponsor Michael Crosby says, "This company has to be making plans for the future."


Drilling Cutbacks Drag Down Job Growth In Oil Patch

May 27, 2015 1:40 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged down job growth.


EPA Issues Final Rules Protecting Drinking Water, Streams

May 27, 2015 12:37 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Drinking water for 117 million Americans will be protected under new government rules.


Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles For Power Steering Problem

May 27, 2015 12:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford says an intermittent electrical connection can cause the power steering to stop.


Vision, Response Critical For Ensuring Supply Chain Continuity

May 27, 2015 12:19 pm | by Joe Shust, Editor | News | Comments

As economies become more global, supply chains have become more complicated.


VW Study Says Tennessee Plant Expansion Could Create 10K Jobs

May 27, 2015 9:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The plant expansion is scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2016.


Personal Info Of 104K Taxpayers Stolen From IRS Website

May 27, 2015 9:41 am | by Stephen Ohlemacher, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The IRS said it is notifying taxpayers whose information was accessed.


Chemical Engineer Offers Hope Of Reducing Nuclear Waste

May 27, 2015 9:37 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Scientists could be edging closer to greatly reduced waste from nuclear power plants.



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