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3 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Pocket Park meeting Aug. 21

Estes Park residents will have the opportunity Thursday to voice their opinions on the proposed "pocket park" playground area near the Scott Ponds off of Carriage Drive.

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Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Nordson, Industrial Machines

7 hrs ago | ZDNet

Exoskeletons could soon lighten the load for US Navy shipbuilders

The unpowered FORTIS exoskeleton is designed to increase an operator's strength and endurance by transferring weight from their arms to the ground.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Vice President Joe Biden To Visit Goodwin College

Vice President Joe Biden arrived at Goodwin College early Wednesday afternoon to speak with administrators and students at the private school about the importance of skills-building in the workforce.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, East Hartford, CT, Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT

16 hrs ago | Reuters

Northrop Grumman sees European interest in Hawk surveillance drone

U.S. defense company Northrop Grumman Corp is in talks about selling its high-altitude surveillance drones in Europe, with Britain, Germany and Norway seen as the likeliest customers, a top executive said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Northrop Grumman, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

17 hrs ago | Philly.com

Judge dismisses pollution suit targeting Moorestown plant

A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a lawsuit in which two Moorestown couples alleged that their families were exposed to health risks and a loss of property value because of underground contamination caused by a toxic chemical spill at a plant now owned by Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Moorestown, NJ, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

21 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald

Bad news for hopeful Illinoisans on jobs, economy

Numbers released today in a monthly report on jobs and employment by Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest Illinois is doing poorly - despite two recent announcements from Gov. Quinn's office highlighting a drop in unemployment and expansion of jobs in the Rockford area.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere

Yesterday | West Australian

Tyre makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Bejamin Moore announces plans to open Cali. distribution center

The paint, color and coatings brand said the Oakland center will sell all of the company's products and serve as the distribution center for the company's network of Asia-Pacific retailers and distributors.

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Related Topix: Benjamin Moore, Chemicals

Salt Lake Tribune

Bulls like United Technologies' rebound potential

New York a After pair of engine failures last quarter left United Technologies shares at the cheapest valuation in three years, trading in the options market suggests the stock is poised to rebound.

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Related Topix: United Technologies, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Aerospace-Defense, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

MilitaryCity.com

Air Force grounds 82 F-16Ds after cracks discovered

The Air Force has grounded over half of its F-16D Fighting Falcons, the service's Air Combat Command announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, US Military, US News, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Silicon Alley Insider

Lear Nears Deal To Buy Eagle Ottawa For More Than $800 Million: WSJ

Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, is nearing a deal to buy Eagle Ottawa LLC, a supplier of premium automotive leather, for more than $800 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Textiles, Lear Corporation, Auburn Hills, MI, Southfield, MI

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Buying: Sushil Dhiman Acquires 13,500 Shares of SMTC Stock

SMTC CEO Sushil Dhiman purchased 13,500 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th.

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Related Topix: Electronics, SMTC, Telecom

Business Journal

Could UCLASS end up as the Pentagon's next runaway program?

Northrop Grumman Corp.'s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator is being used to test the first carrier-based launches by an unmanned aircraft, with the goal being to reduce risks for the follow-on UCLASS program.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Northrop Grumman

Business Journal

Kennametal CEO Cardoso to retire

Kennametal CEO Carlos Cardoso will be retiring at the end of the year after nine years at the helm of the Latrobe-based manufacturer.

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Related Topix: Kennametal, Construction, Industrial Machines

WFAA-TV Dallas

Landowners cited for pile that damaged Del. bridge

The owners of land in Delaware where a huge mound of dirt damaged a highway bridge have been served with violation notices by state environmental regulators.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook remai... )--Royce Focus Trust : Closing Prices - July 31, 2014 NAV $9.14 MKT $8.26 Total Return Performance Periods ended July 31, 2014 NAV MKT 1 Mon... )--State Street Global Advisors announced today that the SPDRA S&P Biotech ETF received payment as an authorized claimant from a class action settlement ... )--Wells Fargo & ... (more)

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Related Topix: Royce Value Trust, Financial Services, Industrial Machines, Belden, Student Loan Corporation, SLM, Wells Fargo , Mach One, Banking

Business Journal

Snapshot: Lockheed-Martin tests exoskeletons + Twitter experiments to users' dismay

Partial clearing is expected in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20 percent. High: 87. Low: 71. *The lightweight, load-bearing exoskeletons popularized in the movie "Iron Man" will be used to assist the Navy's ship maintenance crew in performing tasks that require heavy lifting.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Startups, Savi Technology, Twitter

Agri Marketing

John Deere Launches Special Edition Of Gator

John Deere is offering two new special edition Gator utility vehicles bound to turn some heads.

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Related Topix: John Deere , Construction, Industrial Machines, Marketing

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Global 3D printing market sparks manufacturing revolution

In 2008, the global additive manufacturing market was sized at $1.227 billion. By the end of 2013, it reached $3 billion.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

ITW Palmetto plant rebrands streamlines

An aircraft power systems company that moved more of its operations to Manatee County two years ago with the intention of growing its workforce is now becoming a leaner operation aiming to have its products under the same brand worldwide.

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Related Topix: Palmetto, FL, Manatee County, FL, Industrial Machines, Startups, BV Capital, Illinois Tool Works

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