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Ukraine leader fears US-Russia summit won't produce results

Jun. 14, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says he's concerned that this week’s US-Russia summit will not produce concrete results and will leave his country in an uncertain position. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press and other foreign news agencies,...

Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut net emissions by 45%

May. 26, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by net 45% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels in a landmark case brought by climate activism groups, which hailed the decision as a victory for the planet. The...

Roadtec to expand in Chattanooga, creating 128 new jobs

May. 13, 2021 04:56 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced that Roadtec, Inc. will expand its operations in Chattanooga. Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, along with Roadtec officials, said in a news release Wednesday...

3D-printed home in Dutch city expands housing options

Apr. 30, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Elize Lutz and Harrie Dekkers' new home is a 94-square meter (1,011-square foot) two-bedroom bungalow that resembles a boulder with windows. The curving lines of its gray concrete walls look and feel natural. But they are actually at the...

3D printing's new challenge: Solving the US housing shortage

Apr. 27, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

A new generation of startups wants to disrupt the way houses are built by automating production with industrial 3D printers. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, uses machines to deposit thin layers of plastic, metal, concrete and other materials atop one...

Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

Apr. 19, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Organizers of a $20 million contest to develop products from greenhouse gas that flows from power plants announced two winners Monday ahead of launching a similar but much bigger competition backed by Elon Musk. Both winners made concrete that...