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Welding Crash Course in the TechShop

March 30, 2012 12:34 pm | by PDD Broadcast Crew | Videos | Comments

Can Louise work an arc welder? Watch and see if she passes the smash test at the end of the lesson.

FDA rejects call to ban BPA from food packaging

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by MATTHEW PERRONE - AP Health Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned food.The agency said Friday that petitioners did not present compelling...

AEP Ohio submitting new rate plan

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by JoANNE VIVIANO - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A rate proposal that American Electric Power Co. is submitting to Ohio regulators on Friday discards several charges that delivered high bills to businesses, churches and schools while retaining a request to collect fees when customers switch to competitors.The plan replaces one rejected last...

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Parnell confirms deal on Point Thomson gas leases

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by BECKY BOHRER - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell confirmed Friday that a settlement has been reached in the long-running dispute over leases on the Point Thomson gas fields, clearing the way for progress on a major pipeline project.Parnell had set a Saturday deadline for the major North Slope players to coalesce...

AOL wins, bloggers lose over HuffPo payment suit

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Huffington Post doesn't have to pay bloggers for providing content for its website in part because they knew from the start they wouldn't be paid and could have taken their work elsewhere, a federal judge ruled Friday.U.S. District Judge John Koeltl dismissed a lawsuit that bloggers filed...

Should I Learn Lean or Six Sigma?

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

This week I was talking with a friend of mine who is between jobs; a victim of a recent layoff. He has a plethora of skills and experience, including program management and market analysis, and a master’s degree in education. He explained that many of the recruiters he works with are showing him “business analyst” positions and asking if he can fill those roles.

Total: We're drilling relief wells to handle leak

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

French energy company Total says it's preparing to drill relief wells to help control a gas leak which forced the evacuation of 238 staff at a North Sea platform earlier this week.Gas is still being burned off above the company's Elgin platform about 150 miles (240 kilometers) off the coast of...

Weekly US oil, gas rig count up by 11 to 1,979

March 30, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is up by 11 this week to 1,979.The Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,318 rigs were exploring for oil and 658 for natural gas. Three were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago...

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Mexico says Ford to invest $1.3 billion at plant

March 30, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mexican President Felipe Calderon says the Ford Motor Co. will invest an additional $1.3 billion at its stamping and assembly plant in the northern city of Hermosillo.The plant makes the Ford Fusion midsize sedan.Calderon said during a visit to Hermosillo Friday that the investment will create...

US regulators approve new South Carolina nukes

March 30, 2012 10:50 am | by BRUCE SMITH - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal regulators have approved plans to build two new nuclear reactors to generate electricity in South Carolina.The project is only the second to receive federal approval in a generation. Last month, the NRC voted to issue a permit to Atlanta-based Southern Co. to build and operate two new...

Best Buy Co

March 30, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

4thQtrYearAgoRevenue$16,630,000$16,080,000Net Loss$1,700,000c$651,000Per Shared$4.89c$1.62

Techcon Enhances TS5440 Series Microshot Needle Valve

March 30, 2012 10:49 am | by Techcon Systems | Product Releases | Comments

Techcon Systems has enhanced the performance of its high-precision TS5440 Series Microshot Needle Valve to reduce maintenance costs and widen the application range.

UCLA Engineers Use Electricity to Generate Alternative Fuel

March 30, 2012 10:11 am | by UCLA | News | Comments

Imagine being able to use electricity to power your car — even if it's not an electric vehicle.

US: Tobacco companies must report ingredients

March 30, 2012 9:50 am | by MATTHEW PERRONE - AP Health Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Tobacco companies will be required to report the levels of dangerous chemicals found in cigarettes, chew and other products under the latest rules designed to tighten regulation of the tobacco industry.The preliminary guidance issued Friday by the Food and Drug Administration marks the first...

FDA: tobacco companies must report chemicals

March 30, 2012 9:50 am | by MATTHEW PERRONE - AP Health Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Tobacco companies will be required to report the levels of dangerous chemicals found in cigarettes, chew and other products under the latest rules designed to tighten regulation of the tobacco industry.The preliminary guidance issued Friday by the Food and Drug Administration marks the first...

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