Feds To Study Nuke-Waste Burial In NV
Nevada and the federal Energy Department announced Tuesday they''ve formalized a panel to study contentious issues including whether radioactive material from a World War II-era plant in Tennessee will be buried at a former nuclear weapons proving ground north of Las Vegas.
$11M In New Equipment Planned For Auto Plant
An auto parts company is planning to spend nearly $11 million on new equipment for a southern Indiana factory.
Applications For U.S. Jobless Aid Fall To 7 Week Low
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level in seven weeks, a sign that the U.S. economy and job market are steadily improving.
Murray Energy Expanding Coal Prep Plant
Murray Energy is expanding its coal preparation plant in Benwood, West Virginia.?
The Story Behind Edison''s Electric Christmas Tree Light
Lighting the modern Christmas tree is an event infused with tradition as well as electricity. But it wasn't always so. Going back centuries, people used wax candles to illuminate their pines, spruces and firs, with many a family keeping an emergency bucket of water at the ready.
Airbag Maker Takata Shuffles Top Managers To Improve Response To Recall Crisis
Takata Corp., the Japanese maker of airbags at the centre of massive recalls in the U.S. and elsewhere, apologized and said Wednesday that it was reshuffling its top executives, who plan to take pay cuts in response to the crisis.
Japan''s Top 3 Carmakers Cut Domestic Production In Nov
Japan''s top three carmakers Wednesday reported weaker domestic production for November, as the lingering impact of the consumption tax hike in April dented sales and their strategy to build more vehicles overseas led to reduced exports in the month.
U.S. Economy Grew At Fast Rate In Q3
The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 5 percent annual rate in the July-September period, the fastest in more than a decade, on the strength of consumer spending and business investment.The resurgence in growth last quarter provided the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is steadily strengthening a...