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World Leaders Meet In Paris For Two-Week Climate Summit

November 30, 2015 | by Seth Borenstein and Angela Charlton, The Associated Press | Comments

Already, 181 nations have made pledges to combat man-made carbon dioxide pollution.

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Today in Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for manufacturing professionals

Last Boeing C-17 Soars Before California Assembly Plant Closure

November 30, 2015 9:54 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Long Beach facility assembled more than 250 C-17s over the past two decades. 


Brazil To Sue BHP, Vale For $5.2B For Burst Dam

November 30, 2015 9:35 am | by Mauricio Savarese, The Associated Press | Comments

Brazil's environment minister said the price tag could still be increased.


Report Anticipates Slower Manufacturing Growth, Improved Hiring

November 27, 2015 1:08 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

A recent economic forecast estimated that production would increase by 2.6 percent next year.


FAA Task Force Proposes Drone Registration Requirement

November 27, 2015 1:02 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The panel recommended that the registration process include an educational component.


Falcon 9 Wreckage Found Off Coast Of England

November 27, 2015 11:47 am | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter | Comments

The metal piece is about 10 meters by 4 meters wide and was found in the Isles of Scilly. 


Thai Poultry Producers Accused Of Labor Abuses

November 27, 2015 11:25 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Abuses were found at six factories that process broiler meat.


Japan Announces $10.6B In Climate Financing For 2020

November 27, 2015 11:12 am | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | Comments

The financing was meant to help developing countries fight climate change.


Ferrari Hometown Overwhelmed By Roar Of Test-Driving Fans

November 27, 2015 10:59 am | by Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Comments

A number of test-drive businesses give anyone the chance to rev up and peel out.


Produce In Costco Salad Linked To E. Coli Is Being Recalled

November 27, 2015 10:47 am | by Olga Rodriguez, The Associated Press | Comments

Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. has recalled a mix of diced celery and onion.


Toyota Recalls Vehicles In Japan, Europe For Airbag Defect

November 25, 2015 11:55 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

Toyota is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective Takata airbags.


Costco Chicken Salad Linked To 19 People Ill With E. Coli

November 25, 2015 11:42 am | by Donna Gordon Blankinship, The Associated Press | Comments

The strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli can be life-threatening.


VW To Offer Quick Fix For Diesel Engines In Europe

November 25, 2015 11:36 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

VW says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines into compliance.


Photos Of The Day: Indoor Ocean Provides Turbulent Testing Waters

November 25, 2015 10:26 am | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Comments

The pool can simulate waves of more than 100 feet and winds of over 200 miles per hour.


Costco Says It Doesn’t Intend To Sell Genetically Modified Salmon

November 25, 2015 10:06 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Critics called for labeling requirements on the modified fish.


Toxic Wastewater From Collapsed Brazilian Dam Reaches Ocean

November 25, 2015 10:01 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

After 16 days, the toxic mud completed a more than 300-mile course journey to the Atlantic.


Obama Administration Floats South Carolina Wind Energy Projects

November 25, 2015 9:47 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is considering developing four offshore areas.


Democrats Offer Bill To Overhaul Food Labels

November 25, 2015 9:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The act would create a nutrition label for the front of food products.


US Officials Signal Move Toward Embracing Self-Driving Cars

November 25, 2015 9:24 am | by Justin Pritchard, The Associated Press | Comments

Currently, self-driving cars need to have someone behind the wheel, ready to take over.


Michigan, Fiat Chrysler Reach Deal On Tax Credits

November 24, 2015 5:16 pm | by David Eggert, The Associated Press | Comments

FCA will have to spend an additional $1B on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9B in business tax credits.


Report: Crude Prices Hindering African Oil Projects

November 24, 2015 3:16 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The price slump sparked a sharp reversal of fortunes for Africa's oil industry.



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