Weather permitting, Boeing plans to finally get its 787 jetliner into the air, with about 50 percent of the plane made of lightweight composite materials.
Biomass represents that â€œshovel-ready,â€ â€œfire when readyâ€ technology for short-term reductions in fossil fuel intensity.
DEARBORN, Mich., November 17, 2009 - The SME Education Foundation has been honored with the 2009 Project Lead The Way Â® Patriot Award. The award is presented annually to an organization which has contributed altruistically and patriotically to the mission of Project...
DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 20, 2009 - The manufacturing industry is quite alive, well and optimistic about its future, based on the buzz, business and booth traffic at the just-concluded 2009 FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show, including METALFORM. Some 25,000 visitors from more...
New Collaborations to Aid Supply Chain Development, Growth and Jobs for North American Wind Energy IndustryDecember 15, 2009 7:05 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments
DEARBORN, Mich., December 10, 2009 - Creating clean sources of energy and providing jobs are key goals of the North American wind energy industry. To help achieve these goals, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has joined forces with the American Wind Energy Association on...
Some forms of blindness occur because photoreceptors in the retina degrade. The first flexible implant could help
Comprehensive Program Will Upgrade Hundreds of Buildings, Save Millions in Annual Utility Costs and Create Local Jobs MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2009 â€“ Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a $33.6?million energy efficiency and facility renewal...
Campbell Soup said that it will cut the amount of sodium in its SpaghettiOs canned pastas by up to 35 percent, as food makers increasingly try to make healthier products for children.
A proposal to require the owners of a New Jersey nuclear power plant to install water cooling towers that would help revive the waterway at the site has been put on hold.
A man believed to be the only consumer to develop "popcorn lung" from regularly eating microwave popcorn and its artificial butter flavoring has settled his claims against a flavor developer.
Exxon Mobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, is making a $29 billion bet that pressure to curb climate change will mean natural gas.
An explosion at a chemical plant in the Houston area shook nearby homes, generated black smoke seen for miles and injured two workers.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked the U.S. EPA to withdraw its finding that greenhouse gases threaten the public health and welfare of Americans, alleging the conclusion is based on "manipulated data."
Domestic political opposition, corruption, grass-roots intransigence and sheer bureaucratic incompetence stand as significant roadblocks to any agreement on emissions curbs.