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Could A 3D Printed Plane Be On The Horizon?

The benefits of 3D printing have caught the attention of a number of industries and the more this technology matures, additive manufacturing continues to prove itself. The aerospace industry is particularly interested in experimenting with 3D printing in their manufacturing processes. Airbus is diving into the world of 3D printing head first as they recently set up a separate corporate venture capital fund worth $150 million intended for innovative technology investments. The aerospace ...

Rocky Road Ahead For The Coal Industry

The coal industry is facing some new hurdles as the U.S. moves toward a more sustainable approach to energy. Coal mines have been closing, and demand for coal continues to fall. Now the Obama administration will be halting new coal land leases until a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and the environmental impact of coal mining can be completed. Coal reserves that are already under lease are allowed to resume operations, but no new leases will be granted in the near ...