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GM, GE look to develop rare earth materials supply chain

Oct. 06, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

General Motors and General Electric are looking at developing a supply chain of rare earth materials that help make electric vehicles and renewable energy equipment. The companies said Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding between the automaker and GE Renewable...

US will give aircraft companies $482 million for pandemic

Sep. 13, 2021 07:41 AM EDT

The Biden administration is making $482 million available to aviation industry manufacturers to help them avert job or pay cuts in the pandemic. The taxpayer-funded relief will cover up to half of the payroll costs at 313 companies, according to the Transportation...

Lawsuit against University of Montana alleges sex bias

Aug. 06, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Details emerged Friday in a lawsuit filed by three former administrators and one current faculty member accusing the University of Montana of sex-based discrimination. The Missoulian reported the lawsuit filed in U.S....

Oregon governor signs ambitious clean energy bill

Jul. 27, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's clean energy bill, which sets one of the most ambitious timelines in the country for moving to 100% clean electricity sources, was signed by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday. The legislation lays out a timetable for the state’s two major...

Pandemic, penalties aside, bribes go on at China hospitals

Jul. 20, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

As the coronavirus pandemic threatened to overwhelm Chinese hospitals last year, Chinese resellers appear to have colluded to inflate the prices of ventilators and other essential medical equipment from multinational companies including Siemens, GE and Philips, according to a review of recent...

GE Appliances celebrates completion of expansion in Kentucky

Jul. 20, 2021 04:16 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — GE Appliances celebrated the completion of a $60 million expansion that will create more than 245 full-time jobs at its sprawling operations in Kentucky's largest city. The company said it added 4-door refrigerator production at Appliance Park in...