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  • Sept 18- Retail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line that carries fuel to the U.S. East Coast, as the company started to construct a bypass line around the leak. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than...

  • The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than six cents overnight and more than 15 cents in a week. Prices were up 4 cents in North Carolina to $2.136 and 4 cents in South Carolina to $2.011. Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf...

  • Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast on Sept. 9 after a leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Meanwhile, retail prices continued to spike on Saturday, according to motorists' advocacy group AAA, and states, including Tennessee and North Carolina, joined others in temporarily waiving rules...

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept 16- United Parcel Service plans to expand its 3 D printing service to Asia and Europe, the U.S. shipping company has told Reuters, in a bid to fully embrace and get ahead of a trend that threatens to eat away a small but lucrative part of its business. Amling said UPS is looking at either Singapore or Japan for an Asian 3 D printing factory.

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...

  • Sept 16- A sinkhole spanning 45 feet in diameter opened at a Mosaic Co phosphate fertilizer facility in Florida, leaking 215 million gallons of "slightly radioactive water," a company spokesman said on Friday. The Minnesota- based company immediately reported the incident to state and federal environmental authorities, Mosaic spokesman Ben Pratt said on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike due to an ongoing partial shutdown of Colonial Pipeline, the vital artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Specifically, traders and analysts say the six states most likely to be affected are Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike as a result of an ongoing shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, the key artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Specifically, traders and analysts say the six states that are most likely to be affected are Georgia, Virginia, South...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike as a result of an ongoing shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, the key artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Retail prices in Georgia and Tennessee were also higher, with regular gasoline rising to $2.136 a gallon on Friday from...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- Colonial Pipeline Co, operator of the largest refined products pipeline system in the United States, said on Thursday it would delay until next week the full restart of its main gasoline line bringing fuel to the East Coast after a 6,000- barrel leak in Alabama. The company on Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines, which are critical...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- Colonial Pipeline Co, the largest refined products system in the United States, on Wednesday increased its estimate of a gasoline leak in Alabama by about six times, but maintained it would restart the affected line completely by the weekend. The pipeline said about 6,000 barrels of gasoline spilled in Shelby County, Alabama, up from an earlier...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- Colonial Pipeline Co, the largest refined products system in the United States, on Wednesday increased its estimate of a gasoline leak in Alabama by about six times, but maintained that it would restart the affected line completely by the weekend. The pipeline said it now estimated that about 6,000 barrels of gasoline spilled in Shelby County,...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 14- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday it plans to hire around 95,000 seasonal employees for its crucial peak holiday season this year, unchanged from the past two years as improvements to its network should help it handle rising ecommerce volumes. "We're always looking for how we can improve efficiencies as a...

  • ATLANTA, Sept 13- Holding signs and banners and chanting "Oil Kills," protesters in Atlanta and other U.S. cities on Tuesday shouted support for Native American activists trying to stop construction of a North Dakota pipeline they say will desecrate sacred land and pollute water. "We were all moved by the spirit to be here," said Linda James Thomas, 59, who attended the...

  • ATLANTA, Sept 13- Holding signs and banners and chanting "Oil Kills," protesters in Atlanta on Tuesday shouted support for Native American activists trying to stop construction of a North Dakota pipeline they say will desecrate sacred land and pollute water. "We were all moved by the spirit to be here," said Linda James Thomas, 59, who attended in support of the...

  • ATLANTA, Sept 13- Holding signs and banners and chanting "Oil Kills," protesters in Atlanta on Tuesday shouted support for Native American activists trying to stop construction of a North Dakota pipeline they say will desecrate sacred land and pollute water. "We were all moved by the spirit to be here," said Linda James Thomas, 59, a Native American who said she...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- If you think only humans are living longer, check out Willoughby. The adorable little shih tzu from Atlanta is still trucking at the ripe old age of 18. Dogs are now living an average of 11.8 years, according to the 2016 State of Pet Health report from privately owned Banfield Pet Hospital, which operates veterinary clinics around the United States.

  • GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept 13- Swedish bearings maker SKF is betting on automated manufacturing to help it stay global market leader in an industry hit by sluggish demand and weak pricing, with its first fully automated assembly line set to be running by early 2017.. SKF has invested 190 million crowns in its new Gothenburg product line for bearings used in...