BP oil spill: A ‘preventable disaster’
Deepwater Horizon reports continue to mount and they all point to the same thing: BP was asleep at the wheel
Deepwater Horizon reports continue to mount and they all point to the same thing: BP was asleep at the wheel.
Even though an audit pointed out issues with the cement contractor, Halliburton Co., three years before the disaster, BP failed to keep a close watch on the work, according to the presidential oil spill commission.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.