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U.K. nuclear reactor undergoes maintenance


  • World Nuclear News

EDF Energy took a reactor offline Friday at the Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant in the U.K. for a planned maintenance program. The company said an additional 1,000 workers will be needed during th… Read More

Senate hearing to look into challenges with freight rail


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A Senate hearing Wednesday will look into challenges faced by companies that ship goods via rail. Industry groups have cited financial challenges from lack of freight rail competition. Meanwhile, Sen.… Read More

Sincerity is key for SMB cause-marketing campaigns


  • B2C Marketing Insider

Cause marketing can be a great way for small businesses to spark their customers' passion and loyalty, writes Nathan Roberson. Still, that will happen only if you're sincere and committed to the cause… Read More