Archive for December 12th, 2012

U.S. military veterans searching for manufacturing jobs should take a closer look at Workshops for Warriors, a nonprofit organization that aims to help place and certify them in manufacturing jobs. And now, manufacturing stakeholders are joining the cause: This week, Sandvik Coromant, the supplier of metalcutting tools and solutions, announced that it is contributing a grant worth $40,000 in metalcutting tools. Read more

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Plus: U.S. Pressing China in Trade Talks, Workers Value Corporate Responsibility, the Reason for Christmas Gift Crazes, Fiscal Cliff Negotiation Tips and Traveling in Peace. Read more


Solar energy research is a field that’s constantly changing and evolving, as new research and technology allow for breakthroughs that might have been unthinkable even a year or two earlier.

Much of the funding for solar research comes from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and recently the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) announced that it was giving grants worth $14 million to eight possibly transformational projects taking place across America.

These grants, given to private companies and universities alike, are part of a larger $130 million DOE investment in cutting-edge research encompassing 11 technology areas in 24 states.

For our purposes, though, the solar research projects are worth a closer look.  Read more

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