The Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) aims to leverage apprenticeship programs to help meet Washington state’s growing need for aerospace workers.
The London-based Institute for Sustainability recently announced that it has received planning permission to build a groundbreaking cross-business demonstration project based on the cradle-to-cradle (C2C) model at the London Sustainable Industries Park (LSIP) in Dagenham, East London.
Cradle to cradle is a design model based on sustainable systems that benefit humans and the environment, that re-use all materials and that produce no waste. Although the concept goes back to earlier research, C2C gained currency in 2002 with the publishing of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, by chemist Michael Braungart and architect William McDonough. Read more
A group of Democrats in the U.S. Senate are attempting to rally bipartisan support for a legislative umbrella containing dozens of bills designed to strengthen the manufacturing sector and create jobs in the industry. Read more