SpaceX starts construction of Starship launchpad in Florida

SpaceX starts construction of Starship launchpad in Florida

An aerial view of Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shows where SpaceX had previously begun work on a launch pad for a Starship (bottom right corner), captured during an overflight by the Inspiration4 crew on September 13, 2021. John Kraus / Inspiration4 SpaceX has begun building a launch pad for its Starship … Read more

Kneeling omicron shutdown shows lack of government coordination

Kneeling omicron shutdown shows lack of government coordination

A decision by several countries to impose border restrictions due to concerns about the omicron Covid variant was this week called a “knee-jerk” by a group serving the aviation industry. Nearly two years into the pandemic, “we do not really seem to have learned much,” said Peter Harbison, Emeritus Chairman of CAPA – Center for … Read more

The truck drivers’ strike in the port of Vancouver was averted by agreement

The truck drivers’ strike in the port of Vancouver was averted by agreement

VANCOUVER – A container truck driver strike against two companies serving Vancouver’s port, which was due to begin on Friday, will be avoided. The union Unifor says it has reached an agreement with Prudential Transportation at the time of the deadline, to avoid a strike in Canada’s busiest port. It reached an agreement with Aheer … Read more

Tesla seeks tariff exemption for graphite from China for batteries

Tesla seeks tariff exemption for graphite from China for batteries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory’s groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China, on January 7, 2019. Aly Song | Reuters Tesla is among the hundreds of players in the automotive industry asking the U.S. Trade Representative for extended tariff exemptions on parts and materials imported from China used to make or repair cars. Supply … Read more

Nearly half of Americans say inflation has caused them “economic difficulties” and how the omicron variant could affect mortgage rates

Nearly half of Americans say inflation has caused them “economic difficulties” and how the omicron variant could affect mortgage rates

Hi, MarketWatchers. Do not miss these top stories. Nearly half of Americans say inflation has caused them “economic hardship” As Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says it’s time to withdraw the word ‘temporary’, a new Gallup poll provides insight into the effects of rising prices. Read more Collectors can DM, email and text you about … Read more

The Ford pickup remains America’s best-selling truck for 45 years

The Ford pickup remains America’s best-selling truck for 45 years

Ford Motor Co. shows a new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, on September 17, 2020. Rebecca Cook | Reuters DETROIT – The Ford Motors F-Series pickup will remain the U.S.’s best-selling vehicle for the 40th year in a row in 2021 and the industry’s best-selling truck for the 45th … Read more

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