A collection of news and information related to Plant Closings published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 127 » View hbindependent.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >
South Bend TribuneThe entry into Lake Michigan of 79 gallons of what officials at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission describe as "very slightly radioactive'' water has drawn its share of attention, very little of it positive. The leak...
In the May 2 Tribune, an editorial titled "Let's talk about communicating" appeared. While we recognize that good decision-making should be based on collaborative efforts, it is critical to have accurate facts and clarify the lack of communication that...
Tags: Local Government, Plant Openings
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Lou Demeter recently had the opportunity to travel into his past. Demeter, 89, of South Bend, walked the floors and gazed out the windows of Building 84, the huge old former Studebaker Corp. assembly plant on Lafayette Boulevard. He worked...
Associated PressYears of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them. Some feedlots in the nation's major cattle-producing states have already...
Daily American Staff WriterPaul Fedorchak of Bedford was a plant manager for Morton Metal Craft. When the company was bought out and the plant was closed in 2009, he decided to switch careers. Fedorchak became a registered nurse. "I always wanted to go into the medical field,"...
From a sprawling United Auto Workers hall outside Detroit, John Zimmick has seen factories close and grown men cry when their jobs disappear. Through all the economic uncertainties of life in auto country, there has been one constant: the union. In...
An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators. The company made choices in designing support structures...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMONETT, Mo. -- Workers at the Dairy Farmers of America plant in Monett will soon be looking for new jobs. Eighty-six employees were notified by a letter on Wednesday that the DFA plant will be shutting down in the second half of 2013. It's not the news...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them. Some feedlots in the nation's major cattle-...
Tags: Droughts, Natural Disasters
GOSHEN -- It's hard to vote against a sure thing. United Steelworkers Local 9550, which represents about 350 members at Cequent Performance Products, voted Friday evening to accept the closure agreement offered by the company. The vote was held at...
Tags: Mexico, Politics, Unions, Arbitration, Unemployment
Money and power were on the agenda Thursday afternoon, as dozens of area residents weighed in at a California Public Utilities Commission hearing in Costa Mesa on whether to reopen two troubled units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and to...
There is some temporary flooding relief this morning for people who live near the former New Energy Ethanol Plant. The city of South Bend has turned on one of the pumps at the plant after reaching a deal with the previous owners. Since the plant...
May 9, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
May 7, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 28, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 11, 2013 |Story| Daily American
Mar 28, 2013 |Story| Daily American
Mar 23, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 22, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
Mar 7, 2013 |Story| KY3-TV
Mar 1, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Feb 23, 2013 |Story| WSBT-TV
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
Feb 16, 2013 |Story| WSBT-TV
Original site for Plant Closings topic gallery.