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Millions of Jobs Could Be Gone for Good

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Manufacturing.net | News | Comments

Jobs in the beleaguered manufacturing sector are among the millions of jobs lost during the Great Recession that may not return.

Canadian legislators grill BP over Arctic drilling

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Exasperated Canadian legislators grilled the head of BP Plc Canadian unit on Thursday, concerned about the risks of the company's plans to drill in Arctic waters after the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Lizards face extinction from global warming: study

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lizards are in danger of dying out on a large scale as rising global temperatures force them to spend more time staying cool in the shade and less time tending to basic needs like eating and mating.

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Pest munches up China fields after GM crop sprays halt

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A once minor pest has ravaged fruit orchards and cotton fields in China after farmers stopped spraying insecticide in crops of a genetically-modified type of cotton resistant to bollworms, experts said.

Fastest Packer Since Brett Favre

May 13, 2010 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Standard-Knapp’s new PakMore™ continuous motion case packer is built for faster and smoother packaging of bottles.

Tough Process Gauges

May 13, 2010 12:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

WIKA Instrument Corporation's XSEL process gauge series uses a pressure system that can withstand harsh plant environments.

Monsanto Enhances Replant Program to Mid-South Farmers in Flood Zone

May 13, 2010 11:27 am | by Monsanto | News | Comments

Enhancements Designed to Maximize Best Options for Planting

Electric car adoption to remain slow: study

May 13, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

DETROIT (Reuters) - High cost and still-limited performance will keep the number of electric cars at only 2 percent to 5 percent of the U.S. market a decade from now, a study by Deloitte Consulting issued on Thursday shows.

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Verizon Sets Sights On Rural LTE

May 13, 2010 11:24 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

FCC leaders praised Verizon's goal of bringing its Long-Term Evolution broadband into underserved areas.

Electrically-Operated Solenoid Valve

May 13, 2010 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Assured Automation’s new J series solenoid valve uses a spring return design that is fail open or fail close upon loss of electrical power.

Eastman Chemical Company Opens State-of-the-art Plant for Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester

May 13, 2010 10:26 am | by Eastman | News | Comments

Eastman Chemical Company today is celebrating the grand opening of a new plant exclusively dedicated to the production of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester at its headquarters in Kingsport, Tenn.

New Third-Party Test Results Confirm Eastman Tritan Copolyester is Free of Bisphenol A and Estrogenic Activity

May 13, 2010 10:26 am | by Eastman | News | Comments

Eastman Chemical Company today released test results that demonstrate Eastman Tritan™ copolyester is free from bisphenol A (BPA) and estrogenic activity (EA).

Get Leaner with Enterprise Resource Planning

May 13, 2010 10:13 am | by Jim Shepard, Sr. VP of AMR Research, for SYSPRO Inc. | Articles | Comments

Integrated ERP software provides control over the planning and management of all facets of a business, including accounting, manufacturing and distribution.

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Congo should review Lake Albert oil deals: group

May 13, 2010 9:26 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo should renegotiate the terms of its Lake Albert oil deals to avoid the "oil curse" that has fed corruption and poverty in other energy producing nations, an advocacy group said on Thursday.

Venezuelan gas rig sinks, no damage

May 13, 2010 9:26 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan natural gas exploration rig sank in the Caribbean sea early on Thursday, but all 95 workers were evacuated safely and there was no leakage, the government said.

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