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Unfixed Recalls an Ongoing Issue

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Recalls are an unfortunate part of the automotive industry and a significant portion of them are ignored by consumers, leading to as many as 70 million vehicles with unfixed recalls on the road. Whether they are initiated by manufacturers or by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), it is likely that several recalls impacting […]

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New Device Can Determine if Yellow Diamonds are Man Made

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A tech company in Hong Kong has created a device that can determine if yellow diamonds are lab grown or imitation. According to reports, Diamond Services of Hong Kong say their Diamond Natural Device (DND) is the first to be able to identify man made or treated yellow diamonds.  The system works by lowering the […]

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ExxonMobil to Build $10 Billion Liquified Natural Gas Export Facility

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ExxonMobil’s project to build a $10 Billion liquified natural gas export facility in Texas is a go, with construction slated to begin soon. The project, a partnership between ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum, will take about five years and more than 9,000 workers to build. According to reports, the new facility will have a capacity of […]

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Volvo Introduces Cameras to Curb Drinking and Driving

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Volvo has announced it will introduce a series of cameras and sensors the automaker says will curb drinking and driving. According to reports, the cameras will monitor drivers for signs of drinking and driving and will limit speed, or in some cases park automatically, if the drivers eyes close or stray from the road for extended periods. Sensors […]

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Toyota Ups Investment to $13 Billion

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Toyota announced it will further increase its planned investment in the United States, as the automaker has pledged to invest $13 billion by 2021. Toyota had previously announced an investment of around $10 billion in 2017. According to reports, that commitment will include adding production of hybrid models, increasing capacity and building expansions at several […]

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Vale Ordered to Freeze $260 Million in Funds for Disaster Compensation

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Brazilian courts have ordered iron ore mine operators Vale to freeze $260 million in funds to compensate locals impacted by the January dam disaster at the Corrego do Feijao mine, which killed 300. According to reports, Vale must also provide lodging, shelter, maintenance and food to those displaced by the disaster. The collapse was the […]

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New Bill Would Better Define Agricultural Goods

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A recently reintroduced law would better define which “agricultural goods” would be exempt from the federal Hours of Service (HOS) regulations and electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandate. According to reports, the Agricultural Trucking Relief Act, reintroduced by Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia, will clarify the definition of an “agricultural good.”  Truckers carrying these commodities are […]

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Proper Storage, Handling of Heat Transfer Oils Critical for Facility Success

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  Heat transfer oils are common in industrial applications and properly storing and handling them is critical in keeping facilities running smoothly. Most heat transfer oils are considered class IIIB liquids by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), meaning they aren’t subject to the heavy regulations that more flammable materials face. However, they do present […]

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Takeaways from the 2019 NTEA Work Truck Show

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The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) hosted its annual Work Truck Show last week, March 5-8, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. While most tradeshows focus on innovation and new tech in passenger cars, the Work Truck Show caters exclusively to heavy duty vehicles used in a wide range of jobs. While the focus […]

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Manufacturing Industry Continues Record Expansion

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The manufacturing industry continues its record expansion despite a slight dip in February, according to the Gardner Business Index (GBI). Manufacturing posted a 53.4 for February 2019, a slight drop from the previous month. However, that score marks the 25th consecutive month where the industry was considered “expanding.” Industries that score above 50 on the […]

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