700CLUBNEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day 09:51, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Sasol raises cost estimate for U.S. plant by around $1 bln

Sasol has raised the expected cost of its U.S. ethane cracker project by around $1 billion following a review by the project's new management, the South African petrochemical firm said on Wednesday....

UPDATE 1-Sasol raises cost estimate for U.S. plant by around $1 bln

Source: reuters.com

Sasol increases cost estimate for U.S. chemicals plant by around $1 bln South Africa's Sasol has increased its cost projection by around $1 billion for a chemical plant in the United States following a review by the project's new management....
08:17, 2019-05-22

EQM raises cost, delays timing of Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline EQM Midstream Partners LP said on Monday it had raised the estimated cost of its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to $4.8-$5.0 billion and delayed the projected completion to mid-2020 due to ongoing legal and regulatory challenges....
19:34, 2019-06-17

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
16:17, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-At G20, Canada raises concern about Mexico gas pipeline row Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 3-Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project....
20:51, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
20:51, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 3-Congolese army fires in the air during protest near Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness said....
15:00, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
00:00, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Canadian LNG plant signs Chinese supply contract A small-scale Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant has signed the country's first binding supply agreement with China, ahead of much larger deals expected to be finalised with operators of bigger new terminals....
11:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
20:34, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will move on Tuesday to scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp following the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said....
17:17, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Fifth Wall raises $503 mln from property owners seeking tech edge Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on real estate technology, raised $503 million from a group of 50 large U.S., European and Asian property owners who will provide a market for the start-ups and their products it invests in....
19:00, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall Arizona will withdraw financial incentives for Nike Inc's manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured a colonial-era version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
04:00, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. issues mixed report on Alaska Gasline's LNG export plant U.S. energy regulators issued a report on Friday for Alaska Gasline Development Corp's proposed $43.4 billion Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that found it would provide economic benefits to the state but could hurt the environment....
00:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 2-Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020 -union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:34, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-Wells Fargo tempers cost-cutting outlook Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday, due in part to lower expenses, but the bank reined in its outlook for cost cuts to invest in improving its risk management....
20:17, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-American Airlines raises unit revenue forecast, shares rise American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 U.S. carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to fly fuller planes....
17:00, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Chewy raises IPO price range amid strong investor demand Online pet products retailer Chewy Inc raised the price range of its initial public offering on Wednesday, indicating strong investor demand and valuing the company at about $8.4 billion at the top end of the range....
20:17, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
08:00, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-TJX raises full-year profit forecast after same-store sales beat TJX Cos Inc raised its full-year profit forecast and beat quarterly same-store sales estimates on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts attracted more shoppers....
15:17, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
15:51, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share of inexpensive electricity....
05:51, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin says F-35 cost cuts a year ahead of plan Lockheed Martin is a year ahead of schedule with its plan to cut the cost of its F-35 A fighter jet variant to $80 million by 2020, the U.S. company said on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 4-Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new front in the Trump administration's trade wars....
22:51, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-Dollarama raises full-year same-store sales forecast after beating estimates Canadian discount retailer Dollarama Inc raised its full-year comparable sales forecast on Thursday after posting a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly revenue as limited price hikes attracted shoppers who also spent more on average....
15:51, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
01:00, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Medallion Resources eyes North America for rare earths extraction plant Canada's Medallion Resources Ltd said on Tuesday it was looking at sites across North America to develop an extraction plant for rare earths, as the ongoing U.S.-China trade war has turned the spotlight on the strategic metals....
20:51, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
05:51, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 2-Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker -governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics say reflects links to slavery....
22:51, 2019-07-02

EU vote turnout estimate at around 50% The European Parliament's first turnout estimate for bloc-wide elections came at between 49 and 52 percent on Sunday evening, compared to a final reading of 42.61 percent in the last European elections in 2014....
20:34, 2019-05-26

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old Southern California natural gas plant because it's no longer economically competitive in California's...
18:51, 2019-06-27

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Big Corn Crop Estimate Startles Markets The Department of Agriculture projected more corn acreage was planted this spring than last year despite record wet weather, sending corn futures sharply lower....
05:00, 2019-06-29

New Estimate for an Oil Leak: A Thousand Times Worse Than Rig Owner Says The leak, about 12 miles off the Louisiana coast, has been releasing oil and gas into the Gulf of Mexico since 2004, when a bundle of undersea pipes ruptured....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
01:34, 2019-06-14

Lobbying cost of US cap-and-trade bill estimated at 1% its climate cost Enlarge / House Republicans hold a press conference opposing part of the Waxman-Markey Bill with the help of a chart representing... something. (credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr) Lobbying is ostensibly a way to inform politicians about issues affecting their constituents. But it has also bec...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
07:17, 2019-05-24

Uber's IPO underwriters recommend buying, estimate deep losses The underwriters of Uber Technologies' initial public offering on Tuesday overwhelmingly recommended the company's shares, even as they estimated deeper losses than previously expected for the ride-hailing service this year....
20:17, 2019-06-04

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
10:17, 2019-06-06

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Division 2 Update: Server Status down as Ubisoft reveals big Title Update 5 news Division 2 Maintenance is coming today with a new update for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Here's all the changes you can expect, following some big Title Update 5 info during the State of Play livestream....
09:34, 2019-07-11

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
19:34, 2019-07-02

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes 1.09 Confirmed: Gunner Title Update is live on PS4, Xbox The Division 2 Title Update 4 Patch Notes have now been shared along with more details on how to unlock the Gunner Specialization. Here's everything you need to know....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Xbox One UPDATE: Major Games Pass News as Microsoft release July 2019 console update Microsoft has announced some exciting news for the Xbox Game Pass in its July Update - a much-needed new feature is coming to a console near you very soon....
17:17, 2019-07-09

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. No...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
06:51, 2019-06-06

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
17:17, 2019-06-06

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and legislative compensation committee empaneled by G...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the less-than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign. The staggering sum was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Party Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. It dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders in the 2020...
18:17, 2019-06-19

How much does 1.5TB of RAM cost? While most of us get away with having a few gigabytes of RAM, there are modern motherboards designed for workstations that can take enormous amounts of RAM. But lots of RAM is expensive. Very expensive....
11:34, 2019-07-06

How much will 1.5TB of RAM for your Mac Pro actually cost? Apple's new Mac Pro has the capability for a whopping 1.5TB of RAM. But a lot of people have no idea how much this amount of RAM would cost. Let me tell you, but you'd better take a seat....
13:51, 2019-06-06

LG Chem Considering Building Second U.S. EV Battery Plant Trump praised U.S. investments by SK, Lotte Group and other South Korean conglomerates and raised hopes that Korean companies will continue to expand in the United States....
14:34, 2019-07-13

BYD launches electric bus output at 2nd N.A. plant BYD Co., China’s largest electrified vehicle maker, opened its second North American electric bus assembly plant, in Newmarket, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot factory will first focus on assembling buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, Canada’s largest transit operator, BYD said. ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021. The announcement comes after other carmakers like......
10:17, 2019-06-02

Massive explosion at Philly plant A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia burned for more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was mostly propane. (21 June)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-22

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the cause of the blast has not been determined. The mi...
05:51, 2019-06-02

GM investing $20M in Texas plant for next-gen SUVs The investment adds to roughly $1.4 billion GM has invested in the facility for the next-gen SUVs since 2015, including construction of a new paint shop....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Explosion at Russian TNT plant injures 38, some seriously MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s emergencies ministry says 38 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. The ministry said four of the injured were in se...
16:00, 2019-06-01

This tomato is the first ‘sexually fluid’ plant A plant that baffled scientists by repeatedly changing gender is the first to be called “sexually fluid.” A single Dungowan Bush Tomato plant can vary between male, female or neither. It has confused botanists since it was first discovered in the Australian outback in the 1970s. But DNA analys...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than produce Corolla cars....
17:00, 2019-07-10

LG Chem considering 2nd EV battery plant in U.S., report says The South Korean EV battery maker is weighing an investment of $1.7 billion in the plant that could begin production in 2022, with Kentucky and Tennessee among the candidates for a location, sources told Reuters....
14:00, 2019-07-11

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
03:01, 2019-06-02

Fire Reported At Toyota Plant SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at the Georgetown Toyota plant. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Details are limited at this time, but fire officials say no one was hurt. They described the fire as small. No word on a cause, or any damage. The post Fire Re...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Becker's trophy auction raises over 680,000 pounds An online auction of German tennis great Boris Becker's trophies and memorabilia has raised more than 680,000 pounds ($852,652), with his 1989 U.S. Open trophy attracting the highest bid of 150,250 pounds....
10:34, 2019-07-12

Team Trump raises concerns of fundraising war A fight has broken out over two new Republican fundraising sites built to take advantage of GOP support for President Trump and down-ticket candidates and provide the party with platforms that can compete with the hugely successful Democratic site ActBlue.com...
20:51, 2019-07-09

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
07:34, 2019-06-13

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday that his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in second-quarter fundraising. ​ ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”Thank you to the over 400,000 of you who have inv...
15:51, 2019-07-01

The Fed's "Financial Frailty" Raises This Important Question Do you have faith in the Fed? If so, a look at the central bank's portfolio might prompt second thoughts. Find out why, plus take a look at two charts which show you who is really in charge of the trend in interest rates....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M to fit lidar on the head of a pin Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a considerable amount of space. Not so with Voyant Photonics, which has created a lidar system that you really could conceivably balance on the head of a pin. ...
07:34, 2019-07-17

Elizabeth Warren Raises $19.1 Million in Second Quarter (WASHINGTON) — Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and a leading voice of the party’s liberal base. The Massachusetts senator’s second-quarter contributions...
22:51, 2019-07-08

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Lovingly, a family raises an intersex child – again OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mom of two intersex children born two decades apart is rejecting the secrecy that often surrounds people born with both male and female traits. After Amie Schofield’s eldest child was injured in a violent attack, and she and her husband became determined to speak out ...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Celebrity appeal raises €500,000 for Sea-Watch captain A funding campaign for the arrested captain of a rescue vessel has raised half-a-million euros. Sea-Watch 3 skipper Carola Rackete faces prison after forcing her way into port with a boat carrying migrants....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
03:17, 2019-07-11

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
04:17, 2019-06-11

Trump raises nearly $25M in less than 24 hours for presidential campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Part...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia Raises India's Haj Quota By 30,000 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota from 1,70,000 to 2,00,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom....
00:34, 2019-06-29

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The lead fundraiser in the crowded Democratic field for...
01:34, 2019-07-16

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. Treasury Department freezes any U.S. assets belong...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Netflix raises prices in another major market Just months after Netflix announced its biggest price increase ever for US subscribers, The Guardian reports that the UK is getting a similar bump starting this week. As was the case for the US in January, this is the first time that prices for the streaming service have increased since 2017, but th...
21:51, 2019-05-31

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
21:17, 2019-07-10

How much does the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G really cost? The first OnePlus 5G phone ever, and the first 5G phone to launch on UK carrier EE, is the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, which you can preorder right now. You’ll get it next week, at which point you’ll be able to use the carrier’s 5G network if it’s available in your area. But how much d...
01:34, 2019-05-24

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space. The plant in the Ohio River town of Clarksville produced toothpaste and other personal hygiene products for decades until it closed in 2007. But a ...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Analysis: What went wrong at Ford's Bridgend plant? Bridgend was originally built to supply engines for the Escort Ford is shutting its Welsh engine production facility after 40 years. We look at the reasons why Ford’s closure of its Bridgend engine plant ends a chapter that began at the peak of the brand’s popularity in the UK in the 1970s and re...
23:17, 2019-06-27

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. The vote of hourly workers...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure - ITV Car manufacturer Ford is to close its British engine manufacturing plant in Bridgend, Wales, ITV news reported, saying an announcement would be made on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow A major fire caused by a possible explosion at the Severnaya Thermal Power Plant near Moscow injured at least eight people Thursday, authorities said....
17:17, 2019-07-11

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
05:17, 2019-06-15

Caleb Plant: ‘I don’t think that any of these super-middleweights are on my level’ From a small town with no boxing, to upsetting a feared opponent to win his world title, Caleb Plant is still only just getting started The post Caleb Plant: ‘I don’t think that any of these super-middleweights are on my level’ appeared first on Boxing News....
23:51, 2019-07-05

How to Create a Simple Plant-Watering Schedule As an elder millennial, it goes without saying that I’m into plants. I have five on my office desk (one is a small fishbowl with two Marimo moss balls). But I don’t just go on autopilot and water ‘em every Friday. Plants don’t like that, preferring a more personalized schedule. But how do you keep t...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be announced formally tomorrow (Thursday). The plant opene...
21:51, 2019-06-05

Drake’s esports team 100 Thieves raises $35 million Drake’s esports franchise 100 Thieves said Tuesday it has bagged $35 million in a new fund-raising round. The Post reported exclusively on May 30 that the Los Angeles-based team of professional gamers was looking to raise $25 million, and reported last week that the funding round was oversubscribed....
19:00, 2019-07-16

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
23:17, 2019-07-09

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
02:01, 2019-05-24

100 Thieves raises $35 million for esports teams and L.A. headquarters 100 Thieves has raised $35 million in funding for its esports club, content business, and its apparel business. The company will build a new HQ in L.A.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

UN atomic watchdog raises questions of Iran’s centrifuge use U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, but reports its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing...
22:00, 2019-05-31

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris Raises $23 Million Since Announcing US Presidential Bid California's powerful India-origin Democratic Senator Kamala Harris has raised more than USD 23 million since she announced her presidential bid in January....
11:51, 2019-07-08

Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB Believe it or not, Apple has kept iOS' cellular download limit to 150MB per app since September 2017 -- and that's a problem when many apps can be larger. The company is changing with the times, though, and has quietly upped the cap to 200MB. And t......
02:51, 2019-06-01

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
23:00, 2019-07-08

15Five raises $30.7 million for weekly employee evaluations 15Five, a San Francisco-based startup developing a suite of employee performance evaluation tools, has raised $30.7 million in venture capital.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and died down in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, e...
21:17, 2019-06-12

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the impact of trade clashes between Washington and Beijing. In a weekend meeting with top Samsu...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Kamala Harris Raises $2 Million in 24 Hours After Debate Ms. Harris collected donations from 63,277 people, according to a campaign aide. The aide said 58 percent of those donors had not contributed to her campaign before....
21:51, 2019-06-29

China's Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals......
12:17, 2019-07-03

Kamala Harris raises $12M in 2nd quarter, far behind hauls of top rivals Sen. Kamala Harris of California raised nearly $12 million the past three months -- which pales in comparison to the amount raised by three of her rivals....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far-right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his allies is alleged to be discussing how to funnel Russian funds into the coffers of the far-right League....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Vectra raises $100 million to protect cloud environments with AI Cloud security provider Vectra has raised $100 million in venture capital, it announced today, bringing its total raised to over $200 million.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donations for the period....
20:34, 2019-07-03

Brazil retailer Grupo SBF again raises offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Grupo SBF SA, which controls sports retailer Centauro, has raised its bid for Netshoes Ltd, the firm said late on Tuesday, as a bidding war for the struggling e-commerce player heated up....
15:17, 2019-05-29

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

Pompeo raises pressure over Huawei before May meets Trump Next PM could overturn decision to let Chinese firm supply non-core 5G kitMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has ramped up the pressure over the use of Huawei technology in 5G networks hours before Donald Trump was expected to demand that the UK rethinks its plan to do business with the Chinese...
21:51, 2019-06-03

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week...
13:51, 2019-05-25

Trudeau raises detention of 2 Canadians with China’s Xi at G20 summit Canada and China are going through a "challenging moment" right now, Trudeau said in his summit closing press conference, adding that direct conversations are key to moving forward....
14:51, 2019-06-29

American Airlines raises forecast for key revenue measure American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its second-quarter forecast for unit revenue, a closely watched performance measure for carriers, as the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets reduced its overall fleet size....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Kyndi raises $20 million for explainable AI that analyzes documents Kyndi, a startup developing what it describes as an explainable natural language processing platform, today announced that it's secured $20 million.Read More...
14:51, 2019-07-10

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong economy and a healthy environment. (July 8)        ...
00:51, 2019-07-09

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
18:34, 2019-06-05

New Machu Picchu airport raises damage fears Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those who worry about the project's effect on the Sacred Valley....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Pryon raises $20 million to automate enterprise workloads with AI Pryon, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based provider of AI-powered tools targeting enterprise, has raised a fresh $20 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Icertis raises $115 million to automate contract management Contract management provider Icertis has raised a whopping $115 million in venture capital at a $1 billion valuation, it revealed this week.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Trump raises nearly $25M in first 24 hours after 2020 campaign launch President Trump pocketed nearly $25 million in campaign cash for his re-election in less than 24 hours, according to the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee. “@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel gu...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Modsy raises $37 million for shoppable 3D room remodeling Modsy, a startup developing a platform that lets property owners create virtual renderings of rooms and restyle them in real time, has raised $37 million.Read More...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Copper, which develops CRM tools for G Suite, raises $15 million Copper, a San Francisco-based developer of G Suite customer relationship management tools, has received an extension to its series C funding round.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M NEW YORK (AP) — An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change. Christie’s auction house says it raised $21.5 million Thursday, selling off more than 120 guitars owned by the Pink Floyd guitarist, singer and songwriter. Proceeds w...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excited about a pledge of $100 million for public educa...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Marin Alsop Raises the Baton for Women Conductors “The great thing about the last two years is I feel empowered to speak out even further. Now I feel like I have company, and that there’s a safety net.”...
06:51, 2019-06-17

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
10:00, 2019-07-17

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
21:34, 2019-05-22

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and died down in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, e...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Fortnite Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours GuardianCon, which began a few years back as a small Destiny con and has since grown into an all-weekend show held in July in Orlando, also runs a week-long charity stream. Which has just raised over $3 million for a children’s hospital in Memphis....
01:17, 2019-06-24

No cost advantage for robotaxis Whether robotaxis will really prove cheaper than buying your own car depends heavily on where you live — and how much inconvenience you're willing to put up with....
06:17, 2019-05-31

How much does a wedding cost? A lot, it turns out. The national average wedding cost is $33,931. To estimate how much you’ll spend, get quotes based on your wedding style, date and location.       ...
14:51, 2019-06-22

This Weekender Bag Is Way Too Nice to Cost Less Than $90 I’ll always stan a good rolling suitcase, but for quick weekend getaways, a grab-and-go duffel bag is worth its weight in gold, especially as airlines get ever more restrictive with their baggage policies. Azcoe’s Arx Weekender, now taking preorders on Kickstarter, looks like it’s going to be an exe...
03:00, 2019-06-29

Nike goes ahead with investment in new Arizona manufacturing plant Nike Inc said on Thursday it will open a manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of at least $184 million, going ahead with the site after the state of Arizona last week withdrew an incentive package following the footwear maker's cancellation of a controversial sneake...
04:34, 2019-07-12

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
13:51, 2019-06-14

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented spruce tips.“With butter, there are so many more interesting alternatives,” says the Italian-born, Lon...
16:01, 2019-06-14

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
04:34, 2019-07-11

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
09:34, 2019-07-16

New Filipino law requires students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate A new law has been introduced in the Philippines which requires all elementary school, high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will move on Tuesday to scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp following the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said....
18:00, 2019-06-11

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
15:00, 2019-05-21

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
23:51, 2019-05-22

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
21:17, 2019-05-28

Simple city gardening: how to transform your outside space with just one plant Kate Gould, award-winning RHS Chelsea garden designer, explains how a few well-chosen plants can turn a small garden or balcony into a relaxing retreat....
07:01, 2019-06-07

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
16:51, 2019-05-28

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire Almost 80 people were injured and two more were missing after explosions and a fire at an explosives plant in Dzerzhinsk. The cause of the blasts that shattered windows in the city of 230,000 was not clear....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
19:01, 2019-06-01

Windsor plant's future depends on FCA's minivan strategy As the Dodge Grand Caravan approaches the end of production, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles must evaluate its strategy for the minivan market it invented more than 30 years ago....
08:17, 2019-06-24

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
04:01, 2019-06-14

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
05:01, 2019-06-30

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. A Tyson spokesman said five employees were sent to the hospital on Tuesday morning after the incident outside its plant in Springdale, about...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
08:00, 2019-06-08

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
15:34, 2019-06-01

UK economy slides in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns Britain's economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest fall in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to reverse closures planned for when they had expected Britain to leave the EU....
12:34, 2019-06-10

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
08:34, 2019-06-29

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-earth mineral-processing companies announced a new jo...
18:51, 2019-05-26

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
07:00, 2019-06-01

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
13:01, 2019-07-01

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
15:34, 2019-06-17

Ford: No Brexit link to Bridgend plant closure Ford has confirmed plans to close its engine plant at Bridgend in South Wales by September 2020, saying it faced becoming "economically unsustainable" in the world's drive for electric vehicles....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Toyota opts to build crossover instead of Corolla at Ala. JV plant The automaker, which is building the factory in cooperation with Mazda, said the change in plans "is in response to changing market demands and a growing consumer appetite for light trucks."...
20:34, 2019-07-10

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
02:17, 2019-07-10

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, union says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Bosch India Expands Its Bidadi Plant In Karnataka Bosch is one of the major players for supply of technology and services in India and it recently inaugurated its expanded facility in Bidadi, Karnataka. The company has invested about 31 million Euros......
15:51, 2019-07-17

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Jaguar to invest big in UK with new electric XJ and more set for Castle Bromwich plant News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar should confirm today that the next generation XJ and other electric models will be built in the UK at its Castle Bromwich factory...
09:51, 2019-07-05

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new version of its industry-upsetting burger, which it says looks, tastes and cooks more like beef than the original Beyond Burger. The new “meatier”...
21:51, 2019-06-11

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, report says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
00:00, 2019-06-06

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
22:00, 2019-06-14

Risks, rewards in speedier nuclear plant closures Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to nuclear waste management company for quicker decommissioning. Questions have been raised about whether the companies have the experience and funds to do the job. (May 21)        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Lockheed to keep Sikorsky helicopter plant open in Pennsylvania Lockheed Martin has agreed to keep a helicopter plant in Pennsylvania open, reversing plans announced early last month after appeals from President Donald Trump and the state's congressional delegation....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant PARIS (AP) — Unions and owner Ferrero say workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back to work after production after was brought to a near standstill in a dispute over salary negotiations. Ferrero said on Wednesday that access to the factory was reopen...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Nemak to shut Canada plant that supplies GM in China About 90 percent of the engine blocks produced in Nemak's Windsor plant are destined for Cadillac vehicles at GM's Shanghai plant, CBC Windsor reported....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans to locally assemble vehicles for the emerging nation where demand for cars has been soaring....
13:51, 2019-05-30

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
18:51, 2019-06-22

Al Gore's Generation raises $1 bln for latest private equity fund Sustainable investment specialist Generation Investment Management, co-founded by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, has raised $1 billion for its latest private equity fund, it said on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
12:17, 2019-05-22

Campbell raises profit forecast on snack boost, shares up 10% Campbell Soup raised its profit forecast for the year on Wednesday after its quarterly earnings beat estimates on stronger sales of its growing range of snacks, sending its shares up nearly 10%....
19:17, 2019-06-05

SpaceX satellite launch raises questions: Who owns the sky? Everyone or the wealthy few? Satellites will soon outnumber stars visible to the naked eye, and they'll have ads. We must balance research, commerce, opportunity and preservation.       ...
14:51, 2019-06-19

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Warren raises $19.1 million for presidential bid in second quarter, third among crowd of rivals Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter of the year, placing her in the top three for the period among top-tier rivals, her campaign announced in an email to supporters on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-08

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
13:51, 2019-07-12

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppose the industry....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
17:17, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Missouri agency raises abortion clinic concerns JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 5 p.m. Missouri’s health department is citing failed abortions, compromised patient safety and legal violations as it pressures the state’s only abortion clinic to com...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders Raises $18 Million in 3 Months, Trailing Buttigieg Mr. Sanders’s fund-raising has slowed since he began his campaign, though his second-quarter total is still likely to be among the largest in the field....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
20:00, 2019-06-20

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Synapse raises $33 million to build APIs for financial services Synapse, a San Francisco-based startup developing APIs and products that help customers build consumer-facing financial services, has raised $33 million.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Kamala Harris raises $12 million as campaign continues to surge Sen. Kamala Harris continued her steady ascent in the Democratic primary field on Friday as her campaign revealed that she raised nearly $12 million during the second quarter of the year. The presidential hopeful received donations from more than 279,000 individuals, who donated an average of $39, o...
04:17, 2019-07-06

E.Ventures raises $400 million for early-stage U.S. and European startups E.Ventures, a 20-year-old fund with headquarters in San Francisco and Berlin, has raised $400 million for two early-stage venture capital funds.Read More...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Apple raises iPhone cellular download bar to a still-miserly 200MB As 5G and LTE Advanced networks spread across the globe, Apple has slightly increased the maximum cellular download limit for iTunes and App Store files.Read More...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Chinese Esports Group Backed by Tencent Raises $775 Million in U.S. IPO Chinese video-streaming service DouYu raised $775 million in its IPO, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet....
16:17, 2019-07-17

RPT-Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
17:17, 2019-05-28

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth outlook.Industrial production in Europe’s largest e...
22:51, 2019-06-07

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year, his campaign said on Monday, putting him in the top tier among the more than 20 Democrats running for the White House....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
13:17, 2019-06-22

Qatar attendance at Saudi summit raises prospect of detente Gulf Cooperation Council will meet to discuss Iran’s alleged role in Gulf drone attacks A possible US-backed thaw in Qatari-Saudi relations has been signalled by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia to lay the ground for their country’s attendance at a major summit in Jeddah on alleged Irania...
09:51, 2019-05-29

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
01:51, 2019-06-30

RH Raises Outlook, Plays Down Impact From Higher China Tariffs Luxury home-furnishing retailer RH raised its forecast for sales and profit this year, a move that cheered investors worried about the impact of higher tariffs on China could have on the company....
02:17, 2019-06-13

Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post "Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward might return to his former club, but his public relations company said he would show up in Paris on Monday."...
13:34, 2019-07-14

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Walter Lübcke murder raises specter of neo-Nazi terrorism A suspected neo-Nazi's arrest in the Kassel politician's murder case has focused concerns on far-right terrorism in Germany. The city is home to an extremist scene and was the location of a notorious NSU murder in 2006....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
22:17, 2019-06-12

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Woman raises awareness about veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune TUCSON – On the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in the 1950s through 1980s were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with chemicals. Now, it is Tara Craver’s mission to make sure veterans know ...
03:51, 2019-06-29

Aera raises $80 million to extract and augment enterprise data San Francisco-based Aera (formerly FusionOps) has raised $80 million to develop data processing and augmentation products powered by machine learning.Read More...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier credit conditions to get businesses and consumers spending....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Notable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.Read More...
14:00, 2019-07-16

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Kamala Harris raises $2 million in 24 hours after breakout debate California Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential campaign announced Saturday that it raised $2 million in 24 hours following her breakout moment in Thursday's 2020 Democratic debate....
19:51, 2019-06-30

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut....
13:34, 2019-07-16

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle deigned by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction...
19:51, 2019-05-24

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy? A Fed report raises questions Almost 4 in 10 people wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency, according to the Federal Reserve report that lays out the everyday concerns that worry U.S. households....
08:17, 2019-05-24

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Musk says Tesla's pickup will cost under $50,000 Tesla's soon-to-be-unveiled pickup truck will have a starting price of less than $50,000, it will be a better truck than a Ford F-150 and it will outperform a Porsche 911, according to CEO Elon Musk....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million price tag. The company says it is working on its follow up, a road legal supercar fighter that will cost considerably less than the BT62....
04:17, 2019-05-29

Horner: Vettel cost Max shot at P2 Max Verstappen could have finished second at the British Grand Prix had he not been punted off the race track by Sebastian Vettel, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner....
20:34, 2019-07-15

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes toward first responders and their families, along with neighborhood victims, who were sickened from ...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the country £1tn and lead to industries becoming “economically uncompetitive” without government subsid...
13:51, 2019-06-06

2019 Skoda Superb to cost from £24,655 Skoda Superb iV Czech firm's flagship saloon has been extensively updated, with hybrid version to follow next year The revised version of Skoda's flagship Superb is now available to order in the UK, with prices starting from £24,655 for the saloon and £25,975 for the estate version. The updated m...
23:17, 2019-06-27

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
10:17, 2019-06-09

This New Jersey home cost only $10 — but nobody bought it It can be hard to find a good deal on a home in the New York metropolitan area. In fact, according to Zillow, the median price of homes currently listed in New Jersey is $342,000. So when a 4,000-square-foot Victorian mansion in Montclair, New Jersey, hit the market in 2017 for just $10, you’d expec...
23:34, 2019-07-16

How writing about a goldmine cost a top reporter his job Jabir Idrissa is living hand-to-mouth after a crackdown on the media in TanzaniaTwo years ago, Jabir Idrissa was one of Tanzania’s leading investigative journalists, breaking stories on alleged corruption, the environment and human rights abuses for two of the most respected publications in Dar es S...
02:00, 2019-06-19

Tariffs and new streamers will cost you in 2019 Look for devices from China--laptops, notebooks, phones, televisions and the likes, to cost more, due to President Donald Trump's tariffs.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in the air?About 4,000 chemicals are currently used to scent products, but you won’t find any of them listed on a label. Fragrance formulations are consider...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost Sony's new CEO has confirmed that the company will keep faith in its mobile division, despite its numerous struggles. Kenichiro Yoshida (pictured), who replaced Kaz Hirai as head of the Japanese giant, told journalists that he wouldn't walk away from......
14:51, 2019-05-22

Here's how much it could cost to climb Mount Everest The business of climbing Mount Everest generates more than $300 million a year, but experts say it could be in jeopardy. Garrett Madison, Madison Mountaineering and mountain guide/climber, and CNBC's Robert Frank join "The Exchange" to discuss the dilemma....
01:17, 2019-06-13

Italian automotive supplier plans new manufacturing plant in Detroit Tiberina Group, a supplier of body-in-white and metal stampings for the auto industry, acquired 10 acres of land at the former American Axle site near downtown Detroit....
22:17, 2019-05-31

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, until an assessment is made of its environm...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Lockheed Martin to keep Pennsylvania plant open at Trump's request Lockheed Martin Corp has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the company said on Twitter on Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-07-11

Foxconn's Wisconsin plant opens next May with fewer jobs than promised Foxconn's long-promised factory in Wisconsin will finally begin production in May 2020, but to start, it's only creating 1,500 jobs. That's far fewer than the 13,000 jobs it once said it would add. At this rate, Foxconn will likely lose out on hundre......
04:51, 2019-07-11

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry....
15:34, 2019-06-19

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
21:00, 2019-05-30

WordPress Is Borked So Enjoy This Glorious Plant That's Taking Over the Internet The internet is full of sites, and a crap ton of them are run by WordPress. But around 1:05 pm today, something went sideways for sites hosted on the Wordpress VIP Go platform...and an internet star was born. See this friendly ‘lil succulent? It’s currently plastered on any site that reverted to the...
20:51, 2019-06-11

Musk says Tesla likely to produce Model Y in existing Calif. plant For the Model Y, Tesla has been weighing the pros and cons of its current plants, including space constraints and labor costs due to the Bay Area’s high cost of living....
13:17, 2019-06-03

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
14:51, 2019-06-19

Kawhi Leonard receives housewarming gift from infamous 'Plant Guy' What’s more important to the NBA Finals MVP than the Larry O’Brien Trophy? How about a house warming present from Toronto Raptors fans hoping he stays with the team next season and beyond?...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Beyond Meat answers Impossible Foods with 'meatier' plant patties Beyond Meat isn't going to sit by the wayside while Impossible creates juicier versions of its plant-based burgers. The company is rolling out a "meatier" version of the Beyond Burger to grocery stores across the US. The mix of mung bean, pea and r......
21:34, 2019-06-11

Bridgestone To Invest Over Rs. 350 Crore In India To Expand Indore Plant With this expansion, the capacity of the Indore plant will go up to over 20,000 tyres a day by 2020.This expansion will enable Bridgestone India to meet the increased demand for its products....
08:17, 2019-07-10

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK plant Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in Britain, in a major boost for the UK government and a sector hit by the slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
13:51, 2019-07-05

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a little known electric vehicle company was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
23:51, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Saudis: Yemen rebels targeted desalination plant DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s Houthi rebels have fired a rocket into the kingdom targeting a desalination plant, but that no one was...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:51, 2019-06-15

U.S. farmers plant more corn, fewer soybeans than expected despite floods U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Morocco prepares to launch tender for 230 MW plant in Atlas mountains The Moroccan agency for sustainable energy (Masen) said it opened on Tuesday the first stage in a tender process to build, operate and maintain a 230 megawatt solar plant near the town of Midelt in the Atlas mountains....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Jaguar Land Rover accelerates move to EVs with plant investment Jaguar Land Rover will start making a full-electric version of it’s flagship sedan, the XJ, as part of a multi-million-pound investment in electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich plant in central England....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Federated Co-op buying ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask. Federated Co-op said it will invest in the Terra Grain Fuels ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask., to make it more efficient and pursue carbon capture and storage technologies....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Ford confirms plan to close UK engine plant in 2020 Ford said in securities filing it would record a $650 million pre-tax charge for the plant closure in 2019. About $400 million is for employee termination cash payouts. The other $250 million will cover pension expenses, the filing said. ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Dakkota Integrated Systems to supply FCA's expanded plant in Detroit Dakkota's Detroit plans come as the city angles for suppliers to expand alongside Fiat Chrysler's $2.5 billion investment and 5,000 new automotive jobs planned at two plants on the city's east side....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Ford closes UK plant as Brexit chaos slams manufacturing Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and uncertainty over Brexit....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Electric Mini production to begin at UK plant in late 2019 BMW will begin building its new electric Mini at its British factory from late 2019, with the first vehicles reaching customers from spring next year, the German carmaker said on Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-07-09

‘Frightening’ number of plant extinctions found in global survey Study shows 571 species wiped out, and scientists say figure is likely to be big underestimateHuman destruction of the living world is causing a “frightening” number of plant extinctions, according to scientists who have completed the first global analysis of the issue.They found 571 species had def...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Ford Mich. axle plant suffers machine fire Workers were evacuated from a portion of the Ford axle plant in suburban Detroit after a production machine caught fire. No injuries were reported and Ford said the fire won't cause any supply disruptions....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Kawhi Leonard, Whenever You Get A Minute, This Extremely Drunk Raptors Fan Has A Plant For You Kawhi Leonard had one of the great NBA postseasons, dismantling the Process, outplaying the MVP, and being the single best player in a Finals that brought down a dynasty. He was near-unanimous Finals MVP, and is now the first player in the history of the league to earn that honor in both conferences...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Lockheed Martin announces $142M expansion of Arkansas plant LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lockheed Martin says it is spending $142 million and hiring 326 new workers over the next few years as it expands its south Arkansas facility. The Maryland-based company on Monday announced the expansion of its plant in Camden, about 85 miles (140 kilometers) southwest of Li...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall Arizona will withdraw financial incentives for Nike Inc's manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured a colonial-era version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-02

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Agave plant to flower, reveal its identity for the first time in 57 years After more than a half-century, an agave plant in the Arid House greenhouse at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is preparing to flower for the first time....
19:34, 2019-07-08

UAW, Faurecia reach tentative deal to end strike at Mich. plant Workers were told to report for the afternoon shift after a nine-hour strike. The settlement ends the threat of disrupted interior parts shipments to Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla....
18:34, 2019-06-21

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Tuesday’s plant opening in the ancient West...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
13:51, 2019-06-10

Global News reporter catches up with ‘Plant Guy’ after video goes viral Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard....
18:17, 2019-06-17

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
08:17, 2019-05-27

Residents’ suit claims contamination from uranium plant site COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties but weren’t informed about it. Several residents are suing over contamination from the site of the former Portsmou...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Mallinckrodt stock swings up 16%, then down, after drugmaker raises 2019 profit outlook Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals rose as much as 16.4% but opened lower after first-quarter earnings beat projections and the company raised its guidance....
15:01, 2019-05-21

China warships leave Sydney after surprise visit 'raises hackles' Three Chinese warships sailed out of Sydney on Friday after an unannounced visit that came amid a tussle for influence between Australia and China in the Pacific....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-22

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
07:51, 2019-05-23

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal privilege over internal documents....
16:17, 2019-06-28

China raises anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes China said on Friday that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States and the European Union....
11:17, 2019-06-14

In One Day, Jaime Harrison, Lindsey Graham's Challenger, Raises Six Figure in Donations He’s the son of a single mom and already has an endorsement from Luke Skywalker. (Fine, it’s actor Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, who showed love—but if I said that Hamill endorsed him, would you even have known who he was?) He’s running a campaign under the hashtag #SendLindseyHome—as in Presid...
02:51, 2019-06-04

Lululemon Reports Higher Sales, Raises Full-Year Outlook Lululemon Athletica raised its outlook for the current fiscal year after the athletic-apparel company said growth from online purchases and sales of its core leggings and joggers boosted results in the latest period....
02:17, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
16:17, 2019-06-30

Grab raises $300 million from asset manager Invesco to fuel growth Grab has received an additional $300 million investment from asset manager Invesco Ltd as part of plans by Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing company to raise $6.5 billion in total capital this year....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Gene mutation meant to protect from HIV 'raises risk of early death' China accuses gene-edit scientist of chasing fame as US research links mutation to shorter life expectancyA genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist tried to create in twin girls born last year, in the hope of protecting them against HIV, has been found to raise the risk of an early death.He Jianku...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths of a bad-loan crisis, weighed down by some $200......
12:17, 2019-06-17

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as BoC holds rates, raises Q2 growth forecast Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, as the Bank of Canada held interest rates steady and raised its second-quarter growth forecast as expected, while highlighting the risks that trade wars posed to the global economy....
17:00, 2019-07-10

Israel auto safety firm TriEye raises $17 mln in Intel-led round Israeli startup TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology is designed to see in adverse weather and at night, said on Tuesday it raised $17 million in an early funding round led by Intel Capital....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
17:17, 2019-05-22

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself. The attack near Tokyo on Tuesday has raised concerns about how children can be protected on their way to school. Officials s...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Boeing raises outlook for airplane demand while Airbus rolls out new model Boeing said the airline industry will need 44,040 new commercial airplanes by 2038. The market value of those planes would reach $6.8 trillion, up from $6.49 trillion estimated last year....
16:17, 2019-06-17

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Sitetracker raises $10 million for cloud-based project management software Project and site management software developer Sitetracker has rasied $10 million from Energize Ventures, extending its series B to $34 million.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-29

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Migration from eastern Europe raises German population to record high Germany's population reached a record high of more than 83 million people last year, largely because migration, most of which came from eastern Europe, data showed on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
17:34, 2019-05-31

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Fuel Prices In Madhya Pradesh Up By Rs 4.5 Per Litre As State Raises Duty Petrol and diesel prices in Madhya Pradesh shot up by around Rs 4.5 per litre from Saturday with the state government raising additional duty on these petroleum products by Rs two, which comes a day......
15:51, 2019-07-06

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

New York Giants coach raises eyebrows after saying these quarterbacks are ‘fiery under the covers’ New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur made an odd comparison when talking about two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning and the team’s No. 6 pick Daniel Jones....
17:00, 2019-05-29

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warned, as the UK faces an increasing risk of blazes fr...
10:17, 2019-06-22

Sonder raises $210 million to offer apartments with hotel-level service San Francisco-based hospitality company Sonder announced that it's raised $210 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to $400 million.Read More...
20:34, 2019-07-11

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem like a lot for something you’ll probably acc...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned earlier today when discussing the hit his company will take......
14:51, 2019-06-17

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Iran bears little resemblance to its buzzing brethren. The aircraft costs a whopping $123 million apiece — about $34 million more than Lockheed Martin’s ...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Trade war with China could cost Apple dearly Analysts wonder if China will ban sales or production of Apple devices in retaliation for U.S. stance on local giant Huawei. Earnings could fall 29%.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Playing Original Game Boy Games in HD Will Cost You More Than a PS4 With 2019 already halfway over, it’s becoming painfully clear that Nintendo isn’t going to release a Game Boy Classic Edition to celebrate the console’s 30th birthday. The GBAConsolizer helps take some of the sting out of that gross oversight, letting Game Boy, GBC, and GBA fans enjoy their favorite...
20:34, 2019-07-15

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Broke Gen X to inherit cost of Gen Z’s unrealistic dreams As Democratic candidate after Democratic candidate continues to find things to make “free,” there’s the inevitable question of who will pay for it. Free health care, free college, reparations for African Americans, back taxes for married gay people, canceling student loans — there are few proposals ...
21:51, 2019-06-29

Mona May on Enchanted and how costuming Stuart Little cost $600,000 Mona May has been working in Hollywood as a costume designer since the early 90s, styling movies such as The Wedding Singer, Stuart Little, Enchanted, and of course, Clueless. We sat down with the accomplished designer to talk about the joy of designing for Enchanted, and how costuming the titular C...
22:17, 2019-07-10

Colorado law caps cost of insulin at $100 a month DENVER — People with diabetes in Colorado won’t have pay more than $100 a month for insulin under a new law. Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation Wednesday that caps insurance co-payments on insulin no matter the type of insulin. KCNC-TV reported that the Democrat declared that the days of insulin pr...
23:34, 2019-05-24

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or traveling with nothing but a personal item to stow under our seat. Low cost airlines have charged extra for full-sized carry-on bags for years, and now, the...
15:34, 2019-05-21

The battle between streaming platforms is getting nasty — here’s how much it’ll cost you If you haven’t heard, Netflix is leaking content: Friends is leaving Netflix for HBO Max, The Office is leaving Netflix for NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service, and all Marvel and Star Wars content is leaving Netflix for Disney+. And this is just the tip of the iceberg… The streaming wars are ...
12:51, 2019-07-12

New survey suggests MBAs might not be worth the cost Only 55 percent of students poised to earn MBAs from the nation’s top 25 business schools said they had received job offers with salaries of $100,000 or more — down from 81 percent last year....
07:01, 2019-06-11

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which today published its ‘What is the Price of Loyalty’ report. Among other things, the paper shows that...
16:51, 2019-05-29

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. They found people who increased their red meat int...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
02:00, 2019-06-05

Amazon takes on TCL’s Roku TV with low-cost HDR Fire TV Enlarge / Seeing is believing when it comes to HDR, and this mock-up comparison of the display tech hints at what awaits Toshiba buyers. (Note: The TV pictured above is NOT the one we're writing about today.) (credit: Ars Technica) Things are looking a lot brighter for Amazon's collection of Fire ...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
04:01, 2019-06-06

Toyota's War With Dealer Over Recalls Cost It $16 Million Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $15.8 million to a California dealer who accused it of retaliating against him because he had developed safety-recall software that was costing the automaker millions of......
09:17, 2019-07-16

What Should HBO Cost? The Question Is Giving AT&T Executives a Headache The corporate home of Wonder Woman, Harry Potter and “Friends” weighs how its streaming service can compete on price with Disney, Netflix and Amazon....
00:17, 2019-06-03

Ocasio-Cortez: Serious climate plan to cost at least $10T WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York says any plan to adequately address climate change would cost at least $10 trillion. The Democrat is the lead author in the House of the Green New Deal, a plan to dramatically cut the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. Whil...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Here's how much returning American astronauts to the moon could cost NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
02:34, 2019-06-15

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Nestle claims its plant-based Awesome Burger is healthier than rivals Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are about to have some major competition. Nestle's Sweet Earth is prepping the Awesome Burger, another take on plant-based hamburgers. The veggie mix (which includes yellow peas and wheat) should have largely realisti......
00:51, 2019-06-04

Tyson Foods to set up beef processing plant in Kazakhstan eyeing China -FT Tyson Foods Inc is in talks to set up a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, as part of the central Asian country's push to attract investment by projecting itself as an agricultural powerhouse on China's border, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing three people with knowledge of the dis...
07:51, 2019-05-23

Samsung Electronics says to cut production volume at China mobile phone plant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has decided to cut the volume of mobile phone production at its plant in the Chinese city of Huizhou due to the impact of intensifying competition in the country....
05:17, 2019-06-05

Six years later, Florida couple wins right to plant veggies in their front-yard Imagine as a homeowner, being told where you can and cannot plant your vegetable garden. That's the exact battle a Florida couple faced for six years....
02:17, 2019-07-04

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
01:34, 2019-06-12

Beyond Meat to start plant-based meats production in Europe next year Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday it would begin making its plant-based meats in Europe next year, in an effort to expand production outside the United States....
15:51, 2019-05-28

No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald's Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant's head said on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Exxon Mobil, SABIC to start construction of $9 bln petrochemical plant in Texas Exxon Mobil Corp and Saudi Basic Industries Corp said on Thursday they would start construction of a $9 billion petrochemical plant in Texas in the third quarter that would have the world's largest ethane processing capacity....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
13:17, 2019-06-11

Plant-based nuggets? Tyson Foods moves into meat alternatives Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted.       ...
00:51, 2019-06-14

UK government to work with Ford and unions on engine plant closure - spokesman The British government will work closely with Ford, trade unions and other stakeholders, a government spokesman said on Thursday after the carmaker announced it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Lockheed Martin to keep Sikorsky chopper plant open after Trump pressure Lockheed Martin will keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Pennsylvania open after President Trump pressured its chief executive to continue operations there — saving 465 jobs. “At the request of President Trump, I took another look at our decision to close the Coatesville, PA, facility and have dec...
02:00, 2019-07-12

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share of inexpensive electricity....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Who are you calling chicken? Tyson Foods is getting into the business of plant-based meat. Tyson Foods entered the crowded fray of alt-meat Thursday, with the country’s largest meat producer announcing it will produce plant-based meat products under the Raised & Rooted brand. They intend to......
01:17, 2019-06-14

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, following news that a ban to exports to China has ended....
03:17, 2019-06-14

After Discussion With Trump, Lockheed Martin Plant in Pennsylvania Will Stay Open The company announced in June that the facility would close by 2020. Now Lockheed’s top executive, Marillyn Hewson, says the plant will “pursue additional work.”...
07:17, 2019-07-11

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment in UK plant Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
09:51, 2019-07-05

UK union officials expect Ford engine plant closure - source Officials from the Unite trade union expect carmaker Ford to announce the closure of its Bridgend engine manufacturing plant in Wales on Thursday, a source said....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Tyson Foods says not formalized plans for Kazakh beef processing plant Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it has not formalized plans for a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, responding to a media report that the largest U.S. meat processor was in talks over a multibillion-dollar investment in the country....
14:51, 2019-05-23

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
01:00, 2019-07-05

CORRECTED-No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnerships Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant's head said on Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-06-12

Tellurian, Total finalize Louisiana Driftwood LNG export plant agreements U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc said on Wednesday that units of French oil major Total SA have agreed to buy LNG from the U.S. company's proposed $30 billion Driftwood export project in Louisiana....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of the facility....
03:00, 2019-06-15

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
15:51, 2019-06-13

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Darius Rucker raises over $2 million for St. Jude with 10th Nashville benefit concert Darius Rucker has raised over $2 million for St. Jude through his concert, "Darius and Friends." It is known as the unofficial kickoff to CMA Fest.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-11

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter as his White House bid gains momentum He's among three 2020 candidates for president, including former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris, who have received the support of top financiers across the country....
14:34, 2019-07-01

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Trump raises specter of imposing 'very profitable' new tariffs on Mexico despite deal breakthrough Even as he again hailed his administration's last-minute, much-heralded deal on Friday with Mexico as a "successful agreement" to address illegal immigration at the southern border, President Trump on Sunday bluntly suggested he might again seek to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico if its cooperati...
02:17, 2019-06-10

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M for a climate change charity An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change.        ...
19:00, 2019-06-22

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
01:34, 2019-06-02

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-04

BBQ by phone: Traeger's smart grill raises the heat of your summer party game With Traeger Grills' latest models, you can grill, smoke, roast, braise, bake and barbeque your food. After 10 days with the Ironwood 650, my family can't stop praising my grill skills....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Spend management software provider Ivalua raises $60 million at a $1 billion valuation Ivalua, a company developing cloud-based enterprise spend management software, raised $60 million in growth equity at a $1 billion valuation.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Wall St. gains as weak private jobs data raises rate cut bets U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve were boosted by weak private sector jobs growth and on hopes that tariffs on Mexican goods could be avoided....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U.S., as part of a global expansion. The new round ...
08:17, 2019-07-11

If China and the US split the tech world, that could come at a cost to consumers Mahendra Negi, chief financial officer of Trend Micro, says if companies are forced to develop different sets of technologies, then it will raise costs and create compatibility issues....
09:51, 2019-05-28

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are paying for that access with their personal data, a r...
20:51, 2019-06-28

Deutsche Bank restructuring to cost up to $5.6 billion: source Deutsche Bank expects the cost of a major overhaul in the works to be up to 5 billion euros ($3.4-$5.6 billion), one person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
15:51, 2019-07-03

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association. The findings suggest that the co...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lifetime earning potential. The American Cancer Society study released Wednesday calculates the missed-out money implications and, in the process, emphasi...
23:00, 2019-07-08

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday....
23:17, 2019-07-08

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters. Meanwhile, Republican senators warned the administration they were prepared to block the tariffs, the Washington Post reported....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Formula 1 cost cap figure from 2021 season set to be $175million A cost cap of $175million per year is set to be imposed on Formula 1 teams from the 2021 season, obliging Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull to trim their budgets...
02:17, 2019-06-08

The Football Show: Out of control Neville could cost Lionesses "Phil Neville has launched into another emotional and hyperbolic set of comments after England\u0027s win over Norway to reach the Women\u0027s World Cup semi-finals - will his lack of composure cost the Lionesses?"...
14:17, 2019-06-28

The High Cost of The Office, Friends and the Allure of Old TV Shows The hottest, most expensive TV shows out there right now? Sitcoms that are decades old. The Office, which aired from 2005-2013 on NBC, is one of Netflix's most popular shows. As of......
20:51, 2019-06-27

U.S. Clampdown to Cost Huawei $30 Billion in Revenue, Founder Says The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the next two years....
12:34, 2019-06-17

How much each flyover cost during Trump’s Fourth of July event Largely staying away from politics, President Trump's hourlong "Salute to America" was perhaps most noteworthy for the seven flyovers during the event....
05:51, 2019-07-05

Weekend Box Office: Godzilla reigns, but at a major cost Early expectations for Godzilla: King Of The Monsters were understandably high - a $60 million domestic haul sounds fairly reasonable for one of the most ambitious battles in cinema this year (aside from that quiet snafu with that one purple guy, obviously). Alas, the result was a resounding “meh” a...
22:51, 2019-06-03

US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF Christine Lagarde says world must avoid the ‘self-inflicted wounds’ of a tit-for-tat wrangle The International Monetary Fund has called for a speedy end to the deepening trade war between the United States and China after calculating that the tit-for-tat tariffs will cost $455bn (£357.5bn) in lost o...
18:00, 2019-06-05

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose their jobs....
22:00, 2019-07-08

10 perfectly good monitors that cost less than the Apple Pro Stand Apple's Pro Display XDR unveiling was dragged down by the announcement of a proprietary $999 stand, sold separately. Here's 10 alternatives for those who won't stand for this pricing model....
00:34, 2019-06-08

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Bobby Portis Is A Lesson In The Cost Of Doing Business With Bad NBA Teams A crappy side effect of the NBA’s salary cap is it’s usually better business for your favorite team to have a cheap good player than an expensive one, so you are conditioned to think of cheap contracts for good players as “good” and pricier contracts for comparable players as “bad.” Sticking with th...
07:51, 2019-07-02

The cost of that highway toll? Depends on where you purchased your E-ZPass Many drivers don't know that state highway tolls differ based on where you buy your transponder. You're likely paying more than you realize.       ...
21:51, 2019-06-08

Why Taylor Swift Has No Problem Defending Herself--No Matter the Cost As Taylor Swift approaches her upcoming 30th birthday, happening on December 13 of this year, she's begun taking stock of the things she's learned over the course of her first three......
15:51, 2019-07-02

The unbearable cost of summer camp for children with special needs Although a growing number of summer camps welcome kids with disabilities, many require parents to provide and to pay for the necessary supports that their children need to attend, a financial surcharge that can make camp prohibitively expensive....
21:34, 2019-06-18

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition to cost from £39k News 1 Jul, 2019 Nissan’s limited run 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition starts at £38,995 and draws inspiration from the legendary Datsun BRE 240Z racer...
13:51, 2019-07-01

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will steamroll poorer residentsSan Jose is the Bay Area’s most populous city, home to more than a million people and the headquarters of eBay, TiVo and Adobe. I...
15:17, 2019-07-03

Pension-pork bills could cost NY taxpayers extra $1.5B They’re doling out the pork. Paying for the New York’s retired municipal workers could cost taxpayers an additional $1.5 billion dollars this year thanks to a trove of pension-pork bills introduced by Albany lawmakers in the final days of the legislative session. One proposal to give a blanket boost...
04:34, 2019-06-07

Dreadlocks that cost teen a job could make him a star model A Texas teen who was snubbed from a job at Six Flags because of his dreadlocks is set for the ultimate comeback — with a potentially-lucrative career as a model. “One door closed and another one opened,” Kerion Washington, 17, said of the amazing opportunity his initial rejection h...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Why changing a plane ticket can cost more than the original flight The simplest mistake can cost you anywhere up to £160 to correct depending on how soon you notice itAmid all the hassle involved in getting the family out of the door for the summer holidays, it may not be forgetting a bag, vital medication or leaving the kitchen window open that causes the greatest...
10:51, 2019-07-07

Cyberattack that cost Baltimore $18M a mystery after experts eye NSA link Weeks after Baltimore fell victim to ransomware known as "RobbinHood," government officials and intelligence agencies don't have a clear picture of exactly what -- or who -- caused the crippling cyberattack....
16:51, 2019-06-10

The Football Show: Neville's hubris may have cost England "The Football Show reacts to England\u0027s defeat to the USA in the semi-finals of the Women\u0027s World Cup, plus all the latest from our expert at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Monarchy cost British taxpayers $85.2 million last year Buckingham Palace says the monarchy cost the taxpayer 67 million pounds ($85.2 million) during 2018-19, a 41% increase on the previous financial year...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
23:34, 2019-07-03

8 Killer Zombie Movies That Didn't Cost an Arm and a Leg to Make The Dead Don’t Die, opening Friday, is indie icon Jim Jarmusch’s first foray into zombie movies, but it’s by no means the first indie zombie movie—as fans well know, the horror genre is full of low-budget movies that still manage to make a huge impact. As Jarmusch’s take on the undead shuffles into ...
19:51, 2019-06-13