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GOP Spending Proposals Would Thwart Labor Rules

June 30, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Democrats harshly criticized the overall spending bill and the NLRB provisions.

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Today in Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for manufacturing professionals

Kraft Shareholders Approve Sale Of Company To Heinz

July 1, 2015 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The merger will create one of the world's largest food companies.


Report: OSHA Not Doing Enough To Protect Workers From Chemical Hazards

July 1, 2015 10:07 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Chemical exposure limits set by the EPA are up to 1,000 times stronger than those set by OSHA.


United Airlines Investing $30M In Biofuels Producer

July 1, 2015 10:02 am | by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | Comments

The investment will reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions.


Tractor-Trailer Hitches Could Be Faulty, 6,000 Might Be In Use

July 1, 2015 9:51 am | by Tom Krisher, Dan Sewell, The Associated Press | Comments

The Ultra LT could be in use on as many as 6,000 semis across the nation.


Toyota Executive Resigns After Arrest In Japan

July 1, 2015 6:20 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

Julie Hamp has resigned following her arrest on suspicion of drug law violations.


Toyota, Nissan, Honda Back Hydrogen Stations For Fuel Cells

July 1, 2015 6:19 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

They are working to get more fuel cell vehicles on the roads.


China's Manufacturing Weak In June, More Jobs Cut

July 1, 2015 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The world's second-largest economy is struggling to emerge from a slump.


Federal Judge Rules Maui County Ban On GMO Crops Invalid

June 30, 2015 10:06 pm | by Audrey Mcavoy, The Associated Press | Comments

The county is a major center for research on genetically engineered crops.


Report: Looming Obamacare Tax Could Increase Labor Strife

June 30, 2015 4:11 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Health insurance could complicate talks between auto companies and the UAW.


Sustainable Manufacturing: A Q&A With Eastman Chemical's Mark Cox

June 30, 2015 3:16 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Mark Cox explains how going green is a boost for the mega-manufacturer’s bottom line.


Judge Tosses Verdict Favoring DuPont In Whistleblower Case

June 30, 2015 3:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

This occurred after the judge ruled that DuPont withheld information on safety problems.


NAM: Overtime Regulation Is One More Roadblock For Manufacturers

June 30, 2015 2:43 pm | by Mallory Micetich, National Association of Manufacturers | Comments

NAM argues that the overtime regulations stand in the way of robust job creation.


Four Forklifts And Lifting Equipment Safety Tips: A Workplace Safety Primer

June 30, 2015 2:39 pm | by Adam Robinson, Marketing Director, Cerasis | Comments

Unless you’re superman, you’re not going to be lifting heavy pallets anytime soon.


This Grounded Jet Engine Is Helping Keep The Lights On At The World’s Largest Hospital

June 30, 2015 2:35 pm | by Thomas Millas, GE Reports | Comments

Aeroderivative turbines can ramp up to full power in less than 10 minutes.


AkzoNobel To Expand Texas R&D Facility

June 30, 2015 2:29 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The expansion is scheduled to be completed early next year.


Consumer Reports Finds Some Newer Cars Burn Too Much Oil

June 30, 2015 2:11 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The magazine focused on survey data from 498,000 owners of 2010 to 2014 models.


Dubai Plans To Build 3D Printed Office Building

June 30, 2015 12:30 pm | by Adam Schreck, The Associated Press | Comments

Fast-growing Dubai might have found a way to make construction move even faster.


ConAgra To Sell Store-Brand Food Business

June 30, 2015 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The company said that it wants to concentrate on improving business for its name brands.


Coal Industry Scores A Win But Fate Of Plants Still In Air

June 30, 2015 10:05 am | by Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | Comments

Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision.


Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample Warning

June 30, 2015 9:57 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | Comments

The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel office.



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