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EPA Official In Charge of Emissions Standards Steps Down

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The senior Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official in charge of revising vehicle emissions standards has resigned, according to reports. Bill Wehrum, Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, will resign his position effective June 30. He had been working with officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on rewriting vehicle admissions standards through 2026. […]

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Ongoing Strike Threatens Copper Supply

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An ongoing strike at a major copper mine is threatening to cause a major loss in an already short supply of the metal. According to reports, a work stoppage at Chuquicamata Mine in Chile could cause a loss of 10,000 metric tons of copper from an already tight market. The strike has reached 12 days […]

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DEF Contamination a Danger to Pilots

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Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF, has become required for diesel engine vehicles to meet new emission standards. However, its ubiquitous presence at airports has led to a series of contamination issues and dangerous emergency landings that have pilots concerned. Jet fuel contaminated with DEF has caused three reported incidents of engine failure over the past […]

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Hurdles Block Rekindling of FCA-Renault Merger Talk

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The proposed merger between Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) and Renault has failed for now, with two major hurdles standing in the way of a resurrection. According to reports, FCA officials are concerned about the political climate in France, where Renault is based. FCA would want the French government to relinquish its stake in Renault before it resumed […]

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Metalworking Industry Growth Slows, Still Trending Up

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While the metalworking industry continues to grow, it is expanding at its slowest rate since 2017 according to the latest Gardner Business Index report. According to the report, metalworking posted a 51.6 market growth score, its lowest since lowest since 2017. While growth is slowing, the report indicates the industry is still trending up. A […]

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Survey Says Toyota is World’s Most Valuable Car Brand

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Toyota is once again the world’s most valuable car brand according to the 2019 BrandZ global value rankings. According to the report, which has been released annually for the past 14 years, Toyota is the world’s 41st most valuable brand, dropping five spots from 2018. The only other automotive brands to crack the top 100 […]

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Get Prepared for the Year’s Busiest Driving Season

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Summer is here and that means its time for the biggest, busiest driving season of the year. As school lets out and work slows down, many Americans families take to the roads for everything from beach weekends to cross country trips.  It isn’t just families taking to the roads more often.  Commercial and industrial vehicles […]

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Air Safety Institute Cautions Pilots of fuel contaminated with Diesel Exhaust Fluid

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The Air Safety Institute (ASI) has released a safety notice asking pilots to be aware of jet fuel contaminated with diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). According to reports, the notices were issued in response to an incident where two Cessna jets in Florida experienced in-flight failure as a result of contaminated fuel.  This was the third […]

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Iowa Office Building the First to be Constructed with Dowel-Laminated Timber

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An office building in Des Moines, Iowa will be the first multi-story commercial building in the United States constructed dowel-laminated timber. According to reports, mass timber is becoming increasingly common in commercial construction due to its ease of use and environmental friendliness. However, systems like the one used to construct the East Village Building in […]

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FCA Has Proposed a Merger with Renault

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Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has proposed a merger with French automaker Renault, which would create the world’s third largest motor vehicle OEM. According to reports, the new business would be owned 50 percent by Renault’s shareholders and 50 percent by FCA’s. The newly created company would trail only Volkswagen and Toyota in terms of vehicle production. Its […]

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