Aircraft manufacturing

FILE - This Dec. 6, 2016, file photo shows the United Technologies Electronic Controls factory in Huntington, Ind. United Technologies is acquiring Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion in order to expand its aerospace capabilities. United Tech, which makes Otis elevators and Pratt & Whitney engines, said Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, it's paying $140 per share in cash and stock for Rockwell Collins, a 9.4 premium over Tuesday's closing price, when reports of a deal surfaced. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
September 05, 2017 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Airplane makers Boeing and Airbus raised concerns Tuesday about the proposed tie-up of industrial company United Technologies and aerospace parts maker Rockwell Collins, saying that the deal could raise costs or slow the production of planes. Boeing and Airbus both buy equipment...
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Richard Rennard, president of acrylic monomers, America for Arkema Inc. speaks during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. The Arkema Inc. plant had been left without refrigeration for chemicals that become volatile as the temperature rises. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 3:51 pm
CROSBY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey (all times local): 2:50 p.m. State and federal environmental regulators say they are assisting local officials responding to a chemical plant explosion outside Houston. That includes monitoring the smoke...
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Richard Rennard, president of acrylic monomers, America for Arkema Inc. speaks during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. The Arkema Inc. plant had been left without refrigeration for chemicals that become volatile as the temperature rises. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 1:35 pm
CROSBY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The Harris County sheriff says 15 deputies sought medical attention after a fire started at a Houston-area chemical plant but most were quickly treated and released. Sheriff...
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Richard Rennard, president of acrylic monomers, America for Arkema Inc. speaks during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. The Arkema Inc. plant had been left without refrigeration for chemicals that become volatile as the temperature rises. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 12:29 pm
CROSBY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is clarifying comments its director made regarding the public health threat from the smoke drifting from a burning chemical plant near...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:55 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated bribery. If found guilty, Evgeny Pavlov, an employee of Bombardier Transportation Sweden AB in Azerbaijan, could face a six-year jail sentence and...
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August 18, 2017 - 8:20 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier was charged Friday with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation if found guilty. Swedish prosecutor Thomas Forsberg said Evgeny Pavlov bribed a public...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump to speaks to Boeing employees in the final assembly building at Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston, S.C. The Air Force, which has been looking for ways to lower the cost of new planes for Air Force One, confirmed on Tuesday, Aug. 1, that it is talking to Boeing about buying two jumbo jets that were ordered but never delivered to a now-defunct Russian airline. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
August 01, 2017 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force, which has been looking for ways to lower the cost of new planes for Air Force One, is talking to Boeing about buying two jumbo jets that were ordered but never delivered to a now-defunct Russian airline. The Air Force and Boeing confirmed Tuesday that they are...
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July 12, 2017 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers questioned the Air Force's top civilian official on Wednesday about alleged improprieties in the way it acquires multimillion-dollar aircraft. Reps. Ted Budd and Walter Jones, both of North Carolina, said in a letter sent Wednesday to Air Force Secretary...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars has resorted to using helicopters to retrieve car parts from a French factory blockaded by workers worried about their jobs. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Thursday on BFM television that the government will take the "necessary...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gives a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro said a helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court in a confusing incident that he claimed was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
June 28, 2017 - 11:19 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in what President Nicolas Maduro said was a thwarted terrorist attack aimed at ousting him from power. The confusing incident, which may ratchet up tensions in a country already paralyzed by...
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