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  • ComEd asks state for rate hike to help fund smart grid

    ComEd asks state for rate hike to help fund smart grid
    Commonwealth Edison Co. is asking regulators to add $3 to the average electricity bill next year to help it fund its massive overhaul of the electricity grid.
  • Holcim announces deal to buy Lafarge

    Holcim announces deal to buy Lafarge
    Holcim of Switzerland unveiled a deal to buy France's Lafarge on Monday to create the world's biggest cement-maker, with $44 billion of annual sales, and launch asset sales worldwide to steer it over antitrust hurdles. The partners billed the industry'...

    Hillshire Brands cutting 1,100 jobs in plant closure

    Hillshire Brands cutting 1,100 jobs in plant closure
    Hillshire Brands Co. plans to shut down an Alabama facility where it produces breakfast sandwiches and breakfast sausages, a move that affects about 1,100 of the Chicago-based company’s workers. Hillshire plans to discontinue all production at its...

    Ford cuts 950 Russian jobs on weak demand

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, Earnings/Financials, Russia The Russian auto market, in decline for the past year and further hit by the declining value of the ruble and recent sanctions over its annexation of Crimea, has forced Ford to cut...

    Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown

    Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown
    Reports of smoke inside a nuclear power facility near Moline, Ill., on Wednesday prompted a partial shutdown of the plant and an alert from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, though federal officials said no injuries or abnormal releases of...