Nuke plant in Iran pulls fuel for safety concerns
Technicians in Iran’s nuclear program now have to unload fuel from the country’s first atomic power plant because of an unspecified safety concern
Technicians in Iran’s nuclear program now have to unload fuel from the country’s first atomic power plant because of an unspecified safety concern, a senior government official said.
The vague explanation raised questions about whether Stuxnet caused more damage at the Bushehr plant than previously acknowledged.
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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.