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Today in Manufacturing Podcast
Today in Manufacturing has a new podcast brought to you by the editors of Industrial Media. In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward.
Mar 19th, 2021
PG&E Begins New Mass Power Shutoff
One Napa County reporting station hasn’t seen a measurable drop of rain since mid-September — the first time that’s happened since 1905.
Nov 20th, 2019
PG&E Execs to Face Regulatory Board
CEO Bill Johnson said the utility understood the magnitude of the hardships the outages caused for customers and pledged to improve.
Oct 18th, 2019
Planned Power Outages Begin in California
PG&E announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties.
Oct 9th, 2019
San Francisco Floats Ban on e-Cigs
San Francisco was the first city in the United States to approve an outright ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and flavored vaping liquids.
Mar 20th, 2019
Gas Explosion Shoots Fire, Burning Buildings
The fire was started by non-PG&E crews working on fiber-optic wires.
Feb 7th, 2019
Engineers Search for Cause in Cracked Beam
It shut down a brand new $2 billion transit center in San Francisco.
Sep 27th, 2018
Next to Ban Plastic Straws
The idea is to cut down on handing out items that customers may not need.
Jul 24th, 2018
Wildfires Cause $1B in Damage
The fires ravaged 7,000 buildings.
Oct 20th, 2017
CA Wine Makers Assess Fire's Damage
At least five wineries belonging to local trade group members have had "complete losses" in facilities, with nine more sustaining damage.
Oct 11th, 2017
Robot Tax May Battle Automation
The question of whether — or how quickly — workers will be displaced by automation ignites fierce debate.
Sep 5th, 2017
Landslide Part of $1 Billion in Damage
It's still moving, so engineers haven't been able to assess the damage.
May 24th, 2017