Missouri University of Science and Technology gets grant for solar education

Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive about $4.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to support innovative solar energy research and development. The funds will be used to ... Read More

DuPont Buys Danish Danisco for $6.6 Billion

Tender offer had been repeatedly delayed until DuPont upped its bid. ... Read More

Ameren forms separate transmission business

Ameren Corp. said Monday it created a new subsidiary dedicated to electric transmission infrastructure investment and identified $3 billion in potential projects. The new company, Ameren Transmission Co. (ATX), will build ... Read More

GE orders 100 jets from Boeing, Airbus

General Electric’s aircraft leasing unit announced at the Farnborough airshow on July 19 that it has placed an order for 100 planes from Boeing and Airbus. GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) ... Read More

Nixon signs the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act, Ford Incentives in Kansas City

Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday afternoon signed the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act in the Kansas City area, which has a Ford Motor Co. assembly plant that could be a key beneficiary ... Read More

Tech Aerospace to add 100 jobs in Washington, Mo

Tech Aerospace Group Inc., a Kansas City airplane parts maker, plans to build a new $17.5 million 75,000-square-foot plant and add 100 jobs in Washington, Mo. The company, which had also ... Read More

MU noted for energy efficiency

The University of Missouri has been recognized by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency for using a variety of alternative energy sources to power its campus. MU was one of three universities ... Read More

Boeing gets $1.5B air force contract

Boeing Co. has received a $1.53 billion U.S. Air Force contract for eight C-17 transport planes, the Pentagon said on Tuesday in a daily list of contract awards. It said $734 ... Read More

Ford taps Toshiba to make motors for hybrid

Toshiba said on June 23 it will build electric motors for a new Ford hybrid vehicles at its plant in the United States. The company, already building motors for bullet trains, ... Read More

Caterpillar’s global sales jump

Caterpillar Inc. said Friday that its machine sales worldwide jumped 11 percent in May compared with a year ago as a rebound in North American and Asian business markets helped offset ... Read More