With a price tag of about $340 million, the C-17 Globemaster III is one of the most in-demand cargo planes in the world. It can transport troops and cargo as well as aid in the evacuation of people in weather-ravaged or war-torn areas. In August 2021, the C-17 was used to evacuate thousands of people from Afghanistan during the Taliban occupation. Insider got an exclusive look at the plane to find out how this giant aircraft is able to perform its unique missions.
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America isn't running out of everything just because of a supply-chain crisis. America is running out of everything because Americans are buying so much stuff.
Claims that the US is running short on everything miss a key point. Record imports are part of the reason for the epic supply-chain congestion.
The opening of the Jio World Drive mall, spread over 17.5 acres in the Maker Maxity complex close to the upscale areas of Bandra and Khar, has injected life into India's premium retail segment.
ASML makes advanced semiconductor equipment. Washington is dead set on keeping it from doing business with China.
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A Spanish court has shelved a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken galleon for tons of precious coins over a decade ago. In 2007, the Florida-based Odyssey Marine Exploration scooped up over half a million silver and gold coins from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean when it discovered a sunken Spanish galleon. Spain disputed the company's claim to the treasure, which was worth an estimated $500 million.
Oil prices climbed to multiyear highs on Monday but there are no signs of the industry ramping up spending in response. Increased demand amid the global Covid recovery has contributed to rising oil prices. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures climbed to $83.85 per barrel, their highest level since October 2014, while Brent crude oil futures touched three-year highs above $86 per barrel at one point on Monday.
Ongoing labor shortages, supply chain issues, and weather conditions are causing beef prices to skyrocket.
As natural-gas prices surge, coal-fired generation in the U.S. is set to increase for the first time in seven years, a government forecast finds.
The United States and ally nations should mine and process more rare earths to ensure adequate global supply of the strategic minerals for military and commercial uses, a U.S. Department of Defense official said on Tuesday. The remarks underscore the Pentagon's rising interest in public-private mining partnerships to counter China's status as the top global producer of rare earths, the 17 minerals used to make specialized magnets for weaponry and electric vehicles (EVs). "We know we cannot resolve our shared exposure to supply chain risk without a close partnership with industry," Danielle Miller of the Pentagon's Office of Industrial Policy told the Adamas Intelligence North American Critical Minerals Days conference.
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Almost 100 million people are making a huge mistake when it comes to retirement planning. A recent Nationwide Financial study found that around 40% of adults across America believe that Social Security benefits alone should be sufficient to live on. Future retirees anticipating they can rely solely on Social Security will likely be surprised to find out how low their benefits end up being once they start getting their checks.
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The airline previously planned to put workers requesting exemptions to the Covid-19 vaccine on unpaid leave until their cases were reviewed.
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Rockdale Marcellus, based in Canonsburg and producing gas in northeastern Pennsylvania, filed for Chapter 11 in September.
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The lack of new machinists and other skilled workers in highly technical manufacturing trades has been an issue for decades. Smith & Wesson's planned move from Springfield to Tennessee is being seen as an opportunity by come companies.
Walmart Inc. said Tuesday it will create 400 new full-time jobs in South Carolina as it has selected Spartanburg County for a new high-tech grocery distribution center. The discount retail giant's stock rose 1.8% in premarket trading. The new center, with more than 720,000 square feet, will be its largest grocery distribution center, and is set to open in 2024. It will rely on employees, automation technology, robotics and machine learning to process fresh and frozen groceries. "Walmart's high-t
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"Even though travel demand remains depressed, conditions are arguably favourable for new competitors to make their mark," analysts say.
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Oil prices continue to march higher. Brent, the global oil benchmark, recently touched $85 a barrel, while WTI, the U.S. oil price benchmark, is just a couple of dollars behind. Crude prices are pushing levels not seen since 2014.
The actions are based on an increase in number of reports ranging from years ago to the present, Activision said in a letter to employees. The owner of "Call of Duty" and "Candy Crush" franchises added it would expand its ethics and compliance team in order to create a "more accountable workplace and culture".
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7 in 10 tech workers say they're considering quitting their job within the next year in a new survey
Top reasons that tech workers may quit include limited career progression and the working hours, per the survey of 1,200 people.
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A fast-food worker is going viral after revealing the alleged least-ordered item at McDonald’s. The revelation comes courtesy of Stephen Patula, the McDonald’s employee behind the popular TikTok page @patulafamilymcdonalds. In this new video, which has already drawn almost 5 million views, Patula explained why hot tea is his location’s least-sold item. “We bought these stores back in July, and I have yet to serve one hot tea,” Patula said in the clip. “I actually didn’t even know that we sold hot tea until about a month ago”. That fact is a little ironic because, as Patula added in his clip, his location probably sells more iced tea than anything else. Of course, Patula’s video is totally subjective — and just based on the store where he works
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Things are so bad, even Mari's lawyer, Edward Ward, claims that she needs to cough up the dough she owes to 50.