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Hershey Plant Modernization Could Cost 600 Jobs

June 2, 2010 7:08 am | News | Comments

The Hershey Co. is proposing to slash up to 600 jobs in a move to modernize and expand the newer of its two hometown plants while shutting down production in the original plant.

A Precision Lumpbreaker

June 2, 2010 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Franklin Miller introduces its DELUMPER DC2085L crusher to not only break up lumps and crush minerals, but also improve product consistency, and facilitate mixing, drying and conveying.

Lockheed Martin Selling 2 Units, Merging Others

June 2, 2010 6:28 am | by | News | Comments

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. says it will sell two businesses and realign others, saying the moves will improve its performance.


EU Says Emissions Down 2 Percent In 2008

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

European Union says it reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 2 percent in 2008 from the previous year as an economic recession cut back energy use.

German Car Exports Jump In May

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Auto industry group said German car exports increased by nearly half in May compared to a year earlier but sales continued to slide at home.

Kimberly-Clark Opens 1st Russian Plant

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Consumer products maker opened its first plant in Russia, which will make two Huggies diapers.

Tata Opens New Nano Factory

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Indian automaker inaugurated a factory to produce its super-cheap compact Nano car nearly two years after violent farmer...

China Moves Toward Mobile Payment Standard

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

The nation's largest wireless carrier is pressured by regulators to drop its proprietary technology and adopt the global standard.


Risoe's Next Energy Conference Takes Hold Of The Big Issues On Energy And Climate

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark ) Risoe DTU's next energy conference will deal with the pressing large, long-term energy issues.

OBIS Selects OpenGeo For Web-based Geospatial Mapping

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Census of Marine Life ) OpenGeo today announced that the Ocean Biogeographic Information System has selected it to replace their existing geospatial mapping tools. OpenGeo is a fully-integrated, open source geospatial platform for manipulating maps and data. OpenGeo will provide...

Visual System Interprets Sign Languages

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) Spanish sign language is used by over 100,000 people with hearing impairments and is made up of hundreds of signs. CVC-UAB researchers Sergio Escalera, Petia Radeva and Jordi Vitria selected over twenty of these signs to develop a new visual...

Advanced Crude Oil Characterization

June 2, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

ALMSCO's BenchTOF-dx uses comprehensive two-dimensional GC combined with time-of-flight mass spectrometry and is capable of producing classical electron impact ionization  spectra.

High-Speed Testing Software

June 2, 2010 5:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

High-speed testing software from InterTech Development Company is tightly integrated to machine controls.


Honda Says Chinese Workers Back On The Job

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by | News | Comments

Automaker said a key parts factory in China resumed full operation following a two-week strike over wages that forced Honda to halt production at four plants.

Toyota To Rev Up Highlander Production In Indiana

June 2, 2010 5:29 am | by | News | Comments

Japanese automaker is boosting production of the gas model Highlander sport utility vehicle at its southern Indiana plant.


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