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Mitsubishi Plant Closure Ends Foreign Automakers' UAW Ties

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

Mitsubishi maintained its UAW ties after taking sole control of the plant in 1991.

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GAO: Thousands Of Chemical Facilities Incorrectly Reported Data About Toxic Release Threats

July 29, 2015 11:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The GAO report analyzed the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program.


The Green Evolution Of Manufacturing: The Tipping Point Of Eco-Friendly Methods

July 29, 2015 11:18 am | by Jon Wikstrom | News | Comments

Manufacturing in this century is expected to get a lot greener in the very near future.


FAA Investigating Airliner That Nearly Ran Out Of Fuel

July 29, 2015 11:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The passenger jet landed safely after nearly running out of fuel.


Will The Internet Listen To Your Private Conversations?

July 29, 2015 11:04 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

These innovations will confront people with a choice pitting convenience against privacy.


Bill Would Require Companies To Highlight Anti-Trafficking Practices

July 29, 2015 11:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The legislation aims to root out human trafficking across global supply chains.


U.S. Manufacturing Growing Despite Declining Share Of Overall Economy

July 29, 2015 10:55 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A new report suggests that the expanding service industry is to blame.


In The Mix: Busted! The Truth Behind 3 Food Fads

July 29, 2015 10:43 am | by Kari Imberg, Meagan Parrish, Editors | Videos | Comments

We're busting away three trendy myths in food processing.


Rise And Shine: This Diamond-like Material Is Helping Solar Power Cast A Bigger Shadow

July 29, 2015 10:30 am | by Tomas Kellner, GE Reports Staff | News | Comments

SiC takes the best features from diamond and combines them with the properties of silicon.


Amazon Plans Drone Sky Highways

July 29, 2015 10:21 am | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Autonomous drones would fly at an altitude of between 200 and 400 feet.


House, Senate Move Toward Passage Of Transportation Bill

July 29, 2015 10:17 am | by Joan Lowy, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The three-month patch would keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states.


Mini Recalls About 35K Cars To Bolster Side Crash Resistance

July 29, 2015 10:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The recall includes 30,456 cars in the U.S. and another 4,130 in Canada.


Industry Insider: What Amazon Business Means For Industrial Distributors, Pt. 2

July 29, 2015 10:02 am | by Industrial Distribution | Videos | Comments

Jack Keough talks about how distributors' practices will be affected by Amazon Business.


U.S. Agency Denies Request For Fiat Chrysler Investigation

July 29, 2015 9:54 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The Center for Auto Safety filed a petition last August asking for an investigation.


GA Judge Cuts Damage In Jeep Fire Death

July 29, 2015 9:48 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A Georgia judge cut the damages from $150 million to $40 million.


Two Injection Wells Shut Down After Oklahoma Quakes

July 29, 2015 9:41 am | by Sean Murphy, The Associated Press | News | Comments

More than 15 temblors of magnitude 2.0 or stronger were reported Monday.


Court Orders EPA To Redo Air-Pollution Limits In 13 States

July 28, 2015 3:40 pm | by Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | News | Comments

At the same time, the court upheld the EPA's right to impose the clean-air standards.


New Bill Seeks $48M For In-Vehicle Alcohol Detection

July 28, 2015 3:37 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor | News | Comments

The funding would to be appropriated out of the Highway Trust Fund.


Nebraska Trial Set Over Land Seizures For Oil Pipeline

July 28, 2015 3:29 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The lawsuit would keep TransCanada Corp. from seizing land to build the pipeline.


Microsoft Launches Windows 10: Here's What That Means

July 28, 2015 3:16 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Here's a look at the launch and why it matters.


Commercial Honeybee Colonies At 20-Year High Despite Population Losses

July 28, 2015 3:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Over the last decade, beekeepers have reported mysteriously increasing colony losses.



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