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August 6, 2019  

Woman fatally shot at car seat factory in Alabama

Co-worker charged, shooting stemmed from a history of disagreements

News Aerospace General
January 16, 2019  

Airbus starts work on A220 assembly line six months after Bombardier sold jetliner

Plant construction complete or not, production of the narrow-body aircraft is to start in the third quarter.

News Automotive General
July 12, 2018  

Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs

20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama are at stake.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
January 10, 2018  

UPDATE: Confirmed, Alabama picked for new $1.6B Toyota Mazda plant

Will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda.

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June 26, 2017  

Blue Origin investing $200M to build Alabama rocket engine plant

Huntsville, Ala. facility will employ 350 workers.

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December 15, 2016  

Manufacturer cited with safety violations after robotic machine kills woman

The 20-year old woman had entered a robotic station to clear a sensor fault after the assembly line had stopped.

News Energy Manufacturing General
September 12, 2016  

Unfinished US nuclear plant Alabama for sale at fraction of cost

Tennessee Valley Authority looking for a minimum bid of $36.4 million.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 24, 2015  

Alabama auto seat workers vote to join UAW

Workers cited issues such as wage caps and growing use of temporary workers in their vote to join the union.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 7, 2015  

Blue Bell recalls almost 200 furloughed workers

Production resumes at Alabama plant following listeria contamination.

News Construction Government Manufacturing General Production
March 31, 2015  

Thousands of plaintiffs remain in Chinese drywall case

April 28 hearing will determine damages to up to 4,000 homes built or repaired with drywall made by Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd.

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December 2, 2014  

Mercedes violated labour laws at Alabama plant, Feds say

The automaker stopped UAW supporters from handing out literature inside the plant.

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October 7, 2014  

Homeowners who sued Chinese drywall firm will share damages

Chemicals in the drywall stank and sometimes corroded pipes and wiring.

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September 24, 2014  

Alabama Mercedes plant should be be unionized, Daimler labour chief says

Michael Brech said he supports the United Auto Workers’ efforts to gain recognition at the plant.

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August 15, 2012  

Alabama gives Austral USA $5 million cash injection

Shipbuilder is expected to add up to 1,000 jobs at its Mobile, Ala. shipyard.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
June 28, 2012  

Airbus to build first US plant in Alabama: report

Plant expected to boost competition with Airbus’ archrival Boeing.