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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
Last year, Canadian cryptocurrency company Digihost bought a power plant in North Tonawanda, New York for $3.5 million. But the townsfolk said, not in my back yard.
NASA researchers are looking into a new line of defense that could break apart asteroids days or even hours before a potential impact with earth.
On March 17, 2021, towing vessel Miss Dorothy was pushing 14 barges on the Mississippi River north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when a fire broke out in the engine room.
On Dec. 10th, a tornado demolished the Mayfield Consumer Products candle plant in Mayfield, Kentucky. Eight workers lost their lives, but the death toll could have been higher if not for Marco Sanchez.
In early 2019, Swiss helicopter manufacturer, Kopter, announced its plans to “conquer” the U.S. market from its new factory in southern Louisiana. Well, things haven’t gone according to plan and the company recently pulled the plug on the entire project.
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Georgia county officials blamed a “bare minority" for forcing a referendum in which voters defeated plans to buy land for a commercial rocket launch pad.
57-year-old David Bennett died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Bennett was a historical patient, the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig.
Stoli Group announced a major rebrand and the end of the use of the Stolichnaya name.
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