Buffett says it's clear that railroad tank cars carrying crude oil need to be updated because oil from certain regions has the potential to be more dangerous than previously thought.
Mattel Inc. has made a friendly takeover offer for Canadian toy maker Mega Brands Inc., which has the world's No. 2 line of construction sets after Lego.
Subaru is projecting the investment will add 50 full-time jobs at the factory, but that's down from the 900 new jobs expected when the company announced the project.
A rising stock market and a more optimistic outlook among younger Americans pushed up a measure of U.S. consumer sentiment in February.
The donation comes as Google and other technology companies face criticism over private buses they use to pick up employees in San Francisco.
The EPA is taking the first steps toward possibly restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect near the headwaters of a world-premier sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska.
A federal judge has ruled that the city of Moberly and its industrial development authority are not responsible for bonds involved in a failed artificial sweetener plant project.
Sharp is considering selling its Pulogadung plant in Jakarta after terminating the production of liquid crystal display televisions and other home appliances to slash costs, sources said.
India's monopoly coal producer has missed its production targets, leading to chronic electricity shortages and sending power producers scrambling for pricier imports.
Japanese electronics maker is planning to sell some of its properties in Tokyo including its former headquarters building as part of its restructuring efforts.
Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies.
Federal investigators say a deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident and not caused by a criminal act.
In recent weeks, however, Beshear has called tobacco use the single-biggest factor contributing to Kentucky's dismal overall health status.
PepsiCo has rejected a call from activist investor Nelson Peltz to separate its global drinks division from its snack unit.
But a new survey indicates that obtaining drugs from alternate sources is costing them a lot of money they can't spare.
Mazda held a ceremony to fully open its first Mexican plant as a base for exports to the United States, Latin America and Europe.
Sen. Corker blamed the UAW appeal — and the resulting delay in certifying the results of the union election — for putting a hold on expansion talks at the plant.
The $67 million expansion comes barely a year after the brand created a backlash by saying it was cutting the amount of alcohol in each bottle to stretch its whiskey supplies.
Major airplane programs have been consistently late to market — up to three years and longer. These delays have cost companies billions and, in some cases, tens of billions of dollars in direct costs and lost sales. Delays have also deteriorated market values and hindered credibility. The delays are widespread rather than isolated to a particular company or market segment.
Tesla Motors recently announced that four states are in contention for a massive new $5 billion plant that the company hopes will build batteries for 500,000 cars a year and employ up to 6,500 people, and there's no doubting that the level of incentives offered will be off the charts.
Shell recently threatened to close the Nembe Creek Trunk Line because of repeated sabotage. It carries about 60,000 barrels daily for Africa's biggest oil producer.
The U.S. imports all of its natural graphite, but mining companies are searching locations from Alaska to Alabama, optimistic about future demand.
The Irwindale City Council scheduled a public hearing and a vote on whether to declare the Sriracha plant a public nuisance — a declaration that at some point could lead to a shutdown order.
But a key category that reflects business investment rebounded on the strength of demand for electronics and fabricated metals.