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
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.