To meet the demand for skilled workers at Luminant’s new lignite mine in northern Robertson County, Luminant has joined forces with Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley to train 64 new Heavy Equipment Operators.
Updated: 6:50 PM
Materials and High Technology Manufacturing Company takes $30,000 Grand Prize
Posted: 9:37 AM
American Airlines Saturday says it's gotten federal clearance to return all but three of its 300 MD-80 jets to service.
Posted: 1:58 PM
The steady drum beat of job losses, home foreclosures and rising energy prices has pushed consumer confidence to a new low.
Posted: 11:40 AM
KBTX Media was one of three local companies honored Thursday by the Better Business Bureau with the 2008 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics
Updated: 2:16 PM
New research shows Texas parents, like parents nationwide, say their children’s college education is their highest savings priority, even more important than saving for retirement, a home or other goals.
Posted: 5:44 PM
The Senate is considering a bipartisan measure which would shower some 25 billion dollars in tax breaks on home builders and banks.
Posted: 3:56 PM
The Energy Information Administration says average monthly gas
prices will peak around $3.60 a gallon in June. However, prices
could rise much higher than that at times.
Posted: 1:22 PM
Two of the world's largest oil companies
announced plans Tuesday to jointly develop a multibillion dollar
natural gas pipeline to move North Slope natural gas to market.
Posted: 1:16 PM
Some pilots at Fort Worth-based American Airlines say the company isn't offering enough training on new cockpit equipment.
Posted: 1:13 PM
A federal audit of 18 beef slaughterhouses after the nation's largest beef recall has found humane handling violations in three of them.
Posted: 11:42 AM
Eighty percent of businesses affected by a major incident close within 18 months, and one in five businesses suffers a major disruption every year. These facts prompt the Continuing and Professional Studies Office (CAPSO) at Texas A&M University to offer two programs this spring focusing on business continuity planning and vulnerability assessment, from design and mitigation to strategy.
Posted: 10:51 AM
Economists are expecting more U.S. job losses in the coming months on top of the 80,000 that were cut last month.
Posted: 10:35 AM
A week before the tax filing deadline, Treasury Department watchdogs are saying that inadequate controls over the IRS computer system could make confidential taxpayer information more vulnerable to hacking and theft.
Posted: 10:30 AM
The nation's biggest airline says it's freezing hiring for management and support jobs because of the high cost of jet fuel.
Updated: 8:00 AM
Chris Clark, of North Potomac, says he purchased the name for
$20 about 14 years ago.
Posted: 2:53 PM
More than 80 percent of people surveyed in a CBS News-New York
Times poll think things have "pretty seriously gotten off on the
Posted: 11:55 AM
The Triple-A Texas gas price survey released today found that
regular self-serve is averaging $3.21 per gallon statewide this
Posted: 10:49 AM
Building new transmission lines so wind-power turbines can connect to the Texas power grid could cost ratepayers as much as about 6.4 billion dollars.
Posted: 3:29 PM
Apple Inc. says a new consumer study shows its iTunes online music store vaulted past Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in February to become the top overall music retailer in the U.S.
Posted: 3:25 PM
Kansas City Southern plans to build a distribution center and railroad facility in Fort Bend County that could create up to 2,000 jobs in the region.
Posted: 12:13 PM
Federal officials are defending their actions to prevent the failure of Wall Street's Bear Stearns by quickly arranging a sale to banking giant JP Morgan Chase.
Posted: 11:48 AM
ATA Airlines is scrambling to help stranded customers traveling after the company filed for bankruptcy and canceled all of its flights.
Posted: 11:11 AM
The German subsidiary of Fort Worth-based Moncrief Oil is suing Russian energy giant OAO Gazprom over ownership rights to a Siberian gas field bought in the late 1990s.
Posted: 11:08 AM
Dell Incorporated founder and CEO Michael Dell says the world's No. 2 computer maker is committed to reducing costs and improving the company's competitiveness.
Posted: 11:02 AM
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