The Life of Ni

  Nickel is a naturally occurring metallic element with a silvery-white, shiny appearance. It is the fifth most common element on earth and occurs extensively in the earth’s crust and core. Nickel, along with iron, is also a common element in meteorites and can even be found in small quantities in plants, animals, and seawater.…

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How GE Could Become The Apple Of The Industrial Internet

How GE Could Become The Apple Of The Industrial Internet General Electric doesn’t just make jet engines, wind turbines and locomotives anymore. It now makes data centers — that also happen to power airplanes, harness wind energy and ride the rails. Connecting these machines is a GE software platform that could underpin an Industrial Internet ecosystem…

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U.S. Oil Exports Rise 7-Fold in First 3 Months

U.S. Oil Exports Rise 7-Fold in First 3 Months The 40-year ban on exporting U.S. crude was lifted last December. Since then, there’s been a seven-fold increase in America’s oil exports to destinations other than Canada, which was excluded from the ban. The frenzy of export activity, while still relatively small, is noteworthy given the…

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Not Your Grandfather’s Factories

NOT YOUR GRANDFATHER’S FACTORIES For much of the past 30 years, the American public’s view of manufacturing has been unrelentingly grim: shuttered factories, laid-off workers and the steady disappearance of “Made in America” products from consumers’ shelves. But U.S. manufacturing is showing strong signs of rebirth. Since the end of 2010, U.S. manufacturers have added…

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