ROMULUS, Mich.— Detroit Metropolitan Airport has been awarded a $5 million federal grant to renovate its taxiway. Michigan's two U.S. senators announced the grant from the U.S. Transportation Department on Monday. The Detroit News reports the airport in Romulus is the 18th busiest airport in North America in terms of total passenger traffic.» Read More
As a global business, Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh AO offers this advice to world leaders for how to spur growth.
WASHINGTON, May 15- A U.S. Senate committee passed a six-year transportation bill on Thursday that would keep federal spending on highways and mass transit at current levels but does not tackle the looming shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund.
OTTAWA, May 13- A train engineer charged with criminal negligence in a Canadian rail disaster that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec last July will seek to be released on bail at a court appearance on Tuesday, his lawyer said.
TORONTO/ OTTAWA, May 12- Canadian authorities on Monday charged Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Ltd and three employees with criminal negligence following last summer's train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that killed 47 people.
TORONTO, May 12- Canadian authorities have charged three men as well as Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Ltd with criminal negligence following last summer's train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec that killed 47 people.
BEIJING, May 8- Chinese imports of soybeans hit their highest so far this year in April, climbing 63.5 percent from the same month in 2013, official customs data showed on Thursday. Growth was helped by more imports from Brazil, China's top supplier, after port congestion last year delayed shipments. "There are no logistics problem in Brazil, not like last year.
With money running out to fix America's roads and bridges, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell believes a gas tax hike is needed, and fast.
The federal gas tax hasn't gone up in 20 years. CNBC contributor Ed Rendell and Cato Institute senior fellow Dan Mitchell, debate whether it's time.
BEIJING, May 6- Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday, police said, the latest in a series of such assaults that have raised jitters around the country.
*HSI +0.5 pct, H-shares +0.6 pct; China markets shut. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was also helped by confidence returning to the tech sector on Wall Street, though there were falls for telecom shares due to China's pilot programme on taxes.
Hal Sirkin, Boston Consulting Group, explains why the U.S is a rising star in global manufacturing competitiveness.
April 25- Virgin America said on Friday it would offer new flights from Dallas Love Field after it was awarded two gates at that airport by the U.S. Justice Department.
Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."
*Libya oil guards take control of Hariga port, Zueitina pending. *OPEC sees lower demand for its crude in 2014. NEW YORK, April 10- Global crude oil drifted modestly lower on Thursday, pressured by weaker economic data from China as well as the prospect of a rebound in oil exports from Libya.
The annexation of Crimea carries hidden costs that could hurt an already struggling Russian economy.
*Libya struggling with progress three years after Gadaffi ouster. TRIPOLI, March 30- When a militia holding Libya's eastern ports loaded a North Korean-flagged tanker with oil earlier this month, the Libyan parliament sacked its own prime minister and turned to U.S. commandos to bring its cargo back.
Police arrest six people to bust an LAX theft ring that stole an uncounted amount of valuables. The LAT reports.
Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport with not a single U.S. facility making the top 10.
WASHINGTON, March 26- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety alert on Wednesday on how airplane pilots can avoid landing at the wrong airport, after recent incidents when planes landed on much shorter runways than their intended destinations.
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD ISSUES SAFETY ALERT ON WRONG AIRPORT LANDINGS AFTER TWO RECENT INCIDENTS.