BP is leading an industry-wide push to develop technology that can retrieve oil from formations that are so deep under the sea floor, and under such high pressure and temperature, that conventional equipment would melt or be crushed by the conditions.
The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it reached a $1.25 million settlement with...
General Motors Co. says it plans to largely withdraw its Chevrolet brand from Europe from the...
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled 23,000 last week to 298,000,...
The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
According to a new report from the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) prospects are bright for the U.S. oil and natural gas sectors.
Obama says the plan to use renewables for 20 percent of electricity needs will help reduce pollution that causes global warming, promote American energy independence and boost domestic energy sources such as solar and wind power that provide thousands of jobs.
U.S. factories received fewer orders in October, as aircraft demand fell and businesses cut back on computers. The decline suggests companies were hesitant to invest during the 16-day partial government shutdown.Factory orders dropped 0.9 percent in October, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power's big drawbacks: The sun doesn't always shine. The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while lowering electric bills. The supplier: electric car maker Tesla Motors, whose CEO Elon Musk is also the chairman of SolarCity.
Germany's Merck KGaA has announced plans to buy AZ Electronic Materials, which supplies high-tech materials for the electronics industry, for about 1.6 billion pounds ($2.6 billion).
A report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the Idaho Department of Agriculture spotted moldy yogurt during a routine inspection at a Chobani facility in Twin Falls two months before the company issued a voluntary recall.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is seeking the support of Apple shareholders as he tries to pressure the iPhone maker into spending more of its cash to buy back the company's stock.
A study released by IFS, the global enterprise applications company, reveals that the overwhelming majority of manufacturers are running multiple manufacturing modes from multiple locations, and that their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is not well equipped to handle it.
Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, has announced that ABB Group, a leader in power and automation technologies for utilities and industrial companies, has signed a new global contract covering Amber Road’s GTM solution.
Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
A woman has pleaded not guilty to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass.
A survey of chief executives at the largest U.S. companies shows a growing number are optimistic about the economy's prospects for the next six months and expect to boost hiring.
Autodesk, Inc. has unveiled Autodesk CAM 360 — the industry’s first cloud-based solution for computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
Stratasys Ltd, a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, has introduced FDM Nylon 12, the first nylon material specifically engineered for the company’s line of Fortus 3D Production Systems.
Godlan, a manufacturing ERP software specialist (SyteLine ERP), EAM (Asset Management) specialist and Infor Gold Channel Partner, has announced that it has achieved TEC Accreditation for ERP solutions.
General Motors says it's in Japan for the long haul despite sales of Cadillac and Chevrolet models barely surpassing 1,000 vehicles a year. There has never been much appetite in Japan for U.S. autos, and there are many informal barriers to foreign automakers making it there.
For decades, Detroit paid its bills by borrowing money while struggling to provide the most basic of services for its residents. The city, which was about to default on a good chunk of a long-term debt exceeding $18 billion, will now get a second chance in a federal bankruptcy court-led restructuring.
Tesla shares surged Tuesday after the company disclosed that a German investigation into recent fires involving its Model S sedan found no manufacturer-related defects.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines just as 3-D printers are increasingly able to produce plastic weapons.