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Every week, we cover the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
An elevator carrying workers to the surface of a platinum mine in South Africa suddenly dropped more than 600 feet.
Tesla mechanics in Sweden are engaging in a major conflict with the automaker – walking off the job after 5 years of pursuing a bargaining agreement.
Last year, a fire broke out on the bridge of the S-Trust, an oil tanker that was docked in Baton Rouge.
U.S. Steel says that demand from the idled operation will be taken on at other facilities.
VW brand chief Thomas Schaefer told staff the company’s high costs and low productivity have led to a point where it is “no longer competitive.”
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It has begun pumping carbon-free electricity onto the Nevada grid to power Google data centers.
The excavator can autonomously draw a 3D map and localize existing building blocks and stones.
Electric vehicle sales are expected to hit a record 9% of all passenger vehicles in the U.S. this year
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