Volvo Makes First Commercial Deal Using Self-Driving Trucks

Volvo’s first autonomous commercial truck will be used for limestone mining. According to VentureBeat, the automotive company Volvo has signed a deal with the Norwegian mine Bronnoy Kalk to use its self-driving trucks to transport limestone from the mine to a nearby port. This is the first time Volvo’s self-driving trucks will be officially used…

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U.S. Real Estate Market Is Starting To Cool Down

Real estate markets are cooling off throughout the U.S. and it isn’t only because of the winter season. According to Forbes, although mortgage rates are still climbing, housing prices are finally beginning to cool off. “There is a definite shift,” said Lawrence Yun, the chief economist of the National Association of Realtors. “I would characterize the…

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Plastics Waste Becoming a Global Concern; Could Be Reused For Good

In the United States, the plastics sector, which is the third-largest manufacturing industry, is incredibly important. Though plastic material is used in virtually every industry across the globe, there are some serious underlying concerns that need to be addressed: pollution and waste. The Guardian reports that an anti-plastic revolution is needed in order to combat…

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Dyson Announces Plans To Build Electric Car Factory In Singapore

British technology company and renowned vacuum manufacturer Dyson Ltd. plans to manufacture its first electric car in Singapore. According to Bloomberg, Dyson announced its plans to complete a factory in Singapore by 2020 and release its first electric car model by 2021. Dyson’s recent announcement is just one part of the company’s $2.6 billion effort…

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A Deep Dive Into the U.S. and Global Metals Market

Across the construction sector, metals are not only important, they are crucial. The four most common metals used throughout the construction industry are carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and copper. Carbon Steel: is a steel with carbon content up to 2.1% by weight. Steel is considered to be carbon steel when no minimum contact is…

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Are Your Company’s Meetings Terrible? Here’s How to Fix Them

According to recent data, anywhere from 36 million to 55 million meetings take place on a daily basis in the United States. Research published in the Harvard Business Review reveals that meetings have increased in both frequency and length over the last 50 years — a fact that many employees have probably suspected but can…

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How Can You Stay Healthy This Fall Season?

Cold and flu season is upon us and it’s important to stay as healthy as possible. It’s no fun being sick and missing out on all of your favorite fall activities. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can keep your body strong and healthy this fall. So let’s take a look at a few…

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