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Boeing, FAA face more pressure from U.S. lawmakers over 737 MAX accidents

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CHICAGO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Pressure mounted on Boeing Co in Washington as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets, even as the world’s biggest planemaker worked to return the grounded fleet to the skies. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft is parked at a Boeing production facility in Read More

Boeing, FAA officials called to testify in U.S. Senate on 737 MAX plane crashes

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ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co faced growing pressure in Washington on Wednesday as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets while the world’s biggest planemaker worked on returning the grounded fleet to the skies. Ethiopian Red Cross workers carry a body bag with the remains of Ethiopian Airlines Read More

U.S. fund Elliott battles the odds in latest showdown with Hyundai

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SEOUL (Reuters) – The showdown between U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management and Hyundai Motor Group is set to come to a head on Friday when shareholders gather to vote on the fund’s demands for a hefty special dividend and a board shake-up. FILE PHOTO: Paul Singer, founder and president of Elliott Management Corporation, speaks Read More

The City of Mississauga Bypasses the Grid with Clear Blue Technologies’ Smart Off-Grid Lighting

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TORONTO, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clear Blue Technologies International Inc. (“Clear Blue” or “the Company”) (TSXV: CBLU), the Smart Off-Grid™ company, today announced the installation of its Smart Off-Grid Illumient lighting systems in the City of Mississauga, Ontario. The project in Duncairn Downs Park, located in the Erin Mills Community, was completed late Read More

Rotork electric actuators used in U.S. shale oilfield pipeline’s solar solution

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3/19/2019 Photo: Rotork IQ3 intelligent multi-turn electric actuators. BATH, UK — Rotork IQ3 intelligent multi-turn electric actuators have been specified for use in solar powered control stations for water gathering pipelines in the U.S. Located in the oilfields of West Texas and New Mexico, the intelligent systems allow for the remote operation of single-stage isolation Read More

Riding with 'Uncle Diego': Uber's wild drive for growth in Chile

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile’s capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble. FILE PHOTO: A taxi driver holds a flag reading “No more Uber” during a nationwide strike to protest against Uber Technologies in Santiago, Chile Read More

Riding with 'Uncle Diego': Uber’s wild drive for growth in Chile

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile’s capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble. FILE PHOTO: A taxi driver holds a flag reading “No more Uber” during a nationwide strike to protest against Uber Technologies in Santiago, Chile Read More

Flooded U.S. Air Force base underscores climate risk to security: experts

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation’s nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to national security, experts said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: One of many areas near the southeast side of Offutt Air Read More

Marriott to open 1,700 hotels, return $11 billion to shareholders by 2021

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(Reuters) – Marriott International Inc said on Monday it plans to open more than 1,700 hotels and return up to $11 billion to shareholders by 2021 as part of its three-year growth strategy, sending its shares up as much as 3 percent. FILE PHOTO: Signage for the New York Marriott Marquis is seen in Manhattan, Read More

Nissan governance panel sees no need to overhaul alliance agreement -source

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FILE PHOTO: The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front of a common dealership of the companies in Saint-Avold, France, Jan. 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – The external committee tasked with improving governance at Nissan Motor Co believes the firm can deepen ties with Renault SA without overhauling Read More