Volunteers boarding up Detroit homes for safety

DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers are expected to seal as many as 150 abandoned houses on Detroit’s west side. <!– if($(‘#container #gallery’).length == 0){ $(‘#container’).prepend(‘ ‘); } var alt = “”; var title = “”; $(‘#gallery ul.ad-thumb-list’).append(”); –> It is the second effort since August to board up homes that are dangerous eyesores, especially [...]

 

 

 

 

India’s nuclear power conundrum: Energy needs vs. safety concerns – eco

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Cityfolk Festival suffers ‘worst year’ from weather

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Five safety tips for DIY home maintenance

Every month is home safety month at my house, says the guy who cannot complete a job without at least one scratch, bruise or bump.June is National Home Safety Month and just because it’s almost over, don’t slack off.Here are five good tips from the Home Builders Institute to keep yourself out of the ER:Use [...]

 

 

 

 

Jacobs Awarded Houston Business Roundtable "Best of the Best …

PASADENA, Calif., June 26, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received an award for “Best of the Best” in the large contractor category from the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR) at its 25th …

 

 

 

 

CHINA: Food safety foremost on civilian minds – Press

BEIJING — Shanghai grad student Wu Heng hadn’t planned to become a food activist but he couldn’t stop himself after reading a news story about cooks slathering pork in chemicals to make it look and smell like costlier cuts of beef.“I never knew you could make fake beef!” said Wu, who described being shocked and [...]

 

 

 

 

Hecla CEO: Idaho silver mine that was shuttered for safety reasons to start …

Baker said the work should be finished by year’s end, allowing the mine to resume production. More than 110 of the mine’s 250 workers were laid off when it closed.Baker also said at Hecla’s annual shareholders meeting that the company is studying the reopening of the closed Star Morning Mine in Idaho’s Silver Valley, which [...]

 

 

 

 

Bechtel and Ma’aden Aluminium Company Reach New Safety Milestone

 

 

 

 

Summer Home Safety

El Paso Police have a warning for you this morning to protect your home because they say home break-ins typically happen more in the summer time. Police say one of the reasons is because more people are out and about and leave their garages, doors and windows open to enjoy the nice weather. But, police [...]