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Japan Sees Future Business In Fukushima Cleanup

By Mari Yamaguchi TOKYO (AP) – There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need. Eyeing dozens of aging reactors at home and hundreds [...]

One-Woman Business Nurtures Green Rooftops

By Nick Woltman ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Twin Cities residents walk past Angie Durhman’s work every day, but few of them are likely to notice it. Durhman’s one-woman business designs and maintains greenroofs – roofs that are topped with a layer of vegetation – in the metro area and nationally.

Paralyzed Madison Combat Vet Goes ‘Robocop’

By Steven Verburg MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Just under three years ago, a powerful bomb blast ripped the earth apart along a remote road in Afghanistan, leaving Army Sgt. Dan Rose paralyzed from the chest down. Since then, Rose has plied Rocky Mountain powder on specially adapted skis, completed his first marathon in a wheelchair [...]

BOB-CAT® Introduces All-New XRZ™ Zero-Turn Mower

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (March 10, 2014) – BOB-CAT, a leading brand of commercial walk-behind and zero-turn riding lawn mowers, introduces its newest mower, the BOB-CAT XRZ. The XRZ is a zero-turn mower developed for commercial contractors who are new to the professional landscape maintenance industry. Equipped with a premium high-back elastomeric vibration control (EVC) seat, [...]

Pepsico Recognizes Motion Industries With A Supplier Of The Year Award

Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, has received a 2013 MRO Supplier of the Year Award from PepsiCo, headquartered in Purchase, NY. Motion was the only company to receive this award in the Other Goods and Services category. PepsiCo’s Supplier of the Year Awards are the most prestigious [...]