Transportation

Renewed Momentum

Even when times are tough, Alabama’s economy is strengthened by the automotive industry in the state. Often the effects of the industry...

Bye Bye Profits, Bye Bye Boeing

Boeing, which beat out Mobile-based EADS for an enormous Air Force refueling tanker contract, had two big farewells to announce in...

Slow Trains & Wide Open Spaces

In Birmingham, a river does not run through it. There is no lake front or bay side or ocean view. No significant...

Drummond Sues Plaintiff Lawyer in Death Case

Birmingham-based Drummond Co. has filed suit against a noted labor lawyer, claiming that the attorney defamed the company by saying in legal...

Funding Education

The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) does more than provide a forum for interaction among automotive companies in Alabama. The organization also strives...

Rebuilding Alabama's Front Porch

One of the first things greeting you when you reach the departure level of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is the curious façade on the...

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.