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Illinois Central School Bus Workers Overwhelmingly Approve Agreement

WASHINGTON — School bus drivers and monitors in Waukegan, Ill., have ratified a four-year agreement with Illinois Central School Bus by an overwhelming 6-1 margin. The agreement improves working conditions and secures…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Sprint and Manage Mobility Announce Joint Offering for K-12 Schools

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Sprint and Manage Mobility understand the complexity and challenges K-12 schools and their IT departments face in rolling out mobile learning programs. Many schools do not have the budgets, tools…
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Global Growth Drives Plant Expansion at Bitzer

lOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Over the last ten years, BITZER has invested $90 million in its Rottenburg (Germany) Screw Compressor plant, which currently has 543 employees. The town of Rottenburg…
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National Safety Council Supports Continued Funding of NIOSH Programs

ITASCA, Ill. – The National Safety Council today approved a new policy position statement in support of adequate, stable funding for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and urges Congress and…
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Researchers Say Stiffer Pavements Can Reduce Fuel Use

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that a pavement property called deflection could save more that $15 billion in annual fuel costs and…
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