Starting today, various manufacturing businesses in the Daytona Beach, Fla., area will connect with job seekers online through a virtual job fair, a collaborative effort between the Volusia Manufacturers Association, the Center for Business Excellence, the CEO Business Alliance, Team Volusia, and Volusia County Economic Development to help solve the region’s immediate skilled worker shortage issue. Read more
Tugboats and power plants are doing it. Fleet vehicles are doing it, municipal buses are doing it. And now, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway is experimenting with doing it — switching over from diesel to natural gas, that is.
Yes, part of the reason is the new federal regulations slated to come into effect in a couple years mandating stricter limits on pollution, limits which would hit diesel-powered locomotives. Natural gas-powered locomotives would qualify under the regulations. Read more