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  • Pot entrepreneurs bet all on fickle, finicky plants

    SEATTLE A marijuana grow room here blazes from a dozen 1,000-watt bulbs. The light is so intense that Mark Arnold, assistant grower for pioneering pot producer AuricAG, wears blue-tinted lenses to cut the glare. Surveying the tall plants made happy,...
  • BMW confirms new Mexican plant

     
    Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Plants/Manufacturing, BMW, Luxury After over a year of speculation, BMW is finally officially announcing that it's building a factory in Mexico. The new plant will cost the German automaker roughly $1 billion US and...
  • U.S. Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate...
  • BMW is latest luxury automaker to announce Mexico factory

    MEXICO CITY Most Mexican-built autos that U.S. consumers see in showrooms are compact cars like the Ford Fiesta, Nissan Sentra and Honda Fit. But soon premium automakers like BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan on rolling luxury vehicles off assembly...
  • GM plant in Arlington, Texas, ramps up to satisfy SUV demand

    ARLINGTON, Texas Silence seldom settles on the General Motors Assembly Plant here. Already operating around the clock during the week, the plant also ran three Saturdays last month as workers try to meet the demand for GM's 2015 model full-size SUVs. In...
  • Stars and Stripes Jeeps color Independence Day

    Stars and Stripes Jeeps color Independence Day
    No vehicle elicits greater feelings of freedom, adventure and patriotism like the Jeep. Two Jeeps in particular, a 1976 CJ-5 and a 2002 Jeep Liberty, wear their patriotic hearts on their galvanized sleeves. Painted in American flags, the Stars and...
  • Urban-gardening safety tips

    Urban-gardening safety tips
    Each spring, potted herbs and vegetables dot the fire escape of Steve Kelly's home in Mount Vernon. He grows anywhere from six to nine types of peppers, ranging from red and yellow to cayenne and banana. His herbs include basil, tarragon, chives,...
  • Sen. McCaskill investigates troubled power plant in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON A major U.S.-funded power plant built in Afghanistan by Kansas-based contractor Black & Veatch is barely being used and is not properly maintained by poorly trained Afghan staff, according to a recent audit. The $300 million Tarakhil power...
  • Japanese automakers boost investment in U.S. by $5 billion in 2013

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese carmakers boosted investment in their U.S. plants by more than $5 billion in 2013, the biggest increase on record, new figures from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association showed on Monday. Total manufacturing...
  • Mercedes and Infiniti confirm joint production in Mexico [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Luxury It's official, folks: After initial reports last week indicated that Mercedes-Benz was preparing to begin assembly at the Nissan plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico, the two parent...
  • EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight

     EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight
    From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street. What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...