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Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends For 2014

January 13, 2014 12:16 pm | by Equipment Leasing And Finance Association | Comments

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, which represents the equipment finance sector, recently revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2014. Given U.S. businesses will spend in excess of $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment this year, these trends impact a significant portion of the U.S. economy.

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Day 5 Of WV Water Crisis

January 13, 2014 10:45 am | by CBS Evening News | Comments

Residents continue to line up for bottled water trucked in by the National Guard, while booms have been set up along the Elk River to contain the chemical spill that has contaminated the groundwater in nine West Virginia counties. 

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Manufacturing: Moving Workers Into The Middle Class

January 2, 2014 2:25 pm | by cafwd.org | Comments

There's no arguing the facts: in California, manufacturing is a huge element of the state's economy. Now, California's community colleges are stepping up to the plate—educating folks about the manufacturing industry while preparing them for real job opportunities.

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Building The First Floating LNG Facility

January 2, 2014 1:01 pm | by Shell | Comments

Years in the planning and now becoming a reality, the world's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility is under construction. Meet the team working on Prelude FLNG as they take you behind the scenes at this mega project.                         

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American Energy And Manufacturing Competitiveness

December 23, 2013 12:28 pm | by U.S. Department of Energy | Comments

At the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit top CEOs, including Chad Holliday of Bank of America and Eric Spiegel of Siemens USA, discuss the advantages that the U.S. offers for manufacturing, including the largest market in the world, low energy costs and a strong technology infrastructure. 

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Look Inside A Candy-Cane Factory

December 16, 2013 4:47 pm | by CNN Money | Comments

Check out how Hammond's Candies makes candy-canes, marshmallows and caramels all by hand.                                                                          

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Turning Wasted Activity Into Productivity

December 6, 2013 1:39 pm | by TedxTalks | Comments

Bill Peterson, who has more than 30 years of experience in the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) businesses, discusses his theories on turning wasted activity - time - into productive time. Are you making the most of your time?

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Made In The USA

December 6, 2013 10:24 am | by Alliance for American Manufacturing | Comments

Josh Miller, of the film Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey, discusses what he learned making the film, how to be a better Made in the U.S.A. shopper and even gave a glimpse of his next big project.                                             

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Organic Farmer Concerned About 'Fracking'

September 20, 2013 9:12 am | by USA Today | Comments

Stephen Cleghorn owner, of a 50 acre certified organic farm and goat dairy in Reynoldsville, PA, is concerned about hydraulic fracturing gas drilling activity nearby and how it might affect his animals and the farm he and his wife started in 2005.

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Source: Japan Nuke Situation 'Not Under Control'

September 19, 2013 9:11 am | by Euronews | Comments

A senior official from Tokyo Electric Power Company, which runs Japan's troubled nuclear power plant in Fukushima, recently told reporters that the safety situation at the facility was "not under control," though the company quickly released a statement saying otherwise.

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Former EPA Head Discusses Keystone XL

September 18, 2013 9:12 am | by CNN Money | Comments

Christine Todd Whitman, the former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator appointed by former President George W. Bush, discusses the ongoing fight over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project and its possible future.

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World's Larges Solar Plant Comes to Calif.

September 17, 2013 10:39 am | by CBS News | Comments

A massive solar project in the Mojave Desert will hook up to the power grid this weekend, and could start supplying electricity to homes by the end of the year. The plant has 170,000 heliostats, each with the capacity to power one home. Ben Tracy reports.

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FDA Approves 'Historic' Cancer Drug

September 16, 2013 10:11 am | by CBS News | Comments

The FDA is approving Perjeta, a drug proven to shrink tumors before surgery in breast cancer patients. CBS News contributor Dr. David Agus joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the promising drug and what it could mean for cancer patients.

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Tyson Workers Evacuated After Fire

September 13, 2013 9:56 am | by WVEC | Comments

A fire at a Tyson poultry processing facility in Hannover County, Va., forced workers to evacuate early Thursday morning. This video footage shows workers leaving the plant as emergency services work to contain the blaze. The cause of the fire at the plant, just outside Richmond, has yet to be determined.

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Israel Develops Offshore Natural Gas Reserves

September 12, 2013 10:28 am | Comments

Recent discoveries of huge offshore natural gas reserves near Israel hold immense promise for the Middle Eastern nation, its economy and its stability within the volatile region. PBS Aviv bureau chief Martin Fletcher reports from the field.

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