Category: Regulations


Globalfoundries inks chip deal with US DoD

February 16, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Globalfoundries has announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to supply 45nm SOI ICs manufactured at GLoFo’s Fab 8 in Malta, New York. The agreement is made possible by Fab 8’s compliance with U.S. International Traffic in […]

Process, Production, Regulations

Europe launches quantum processing on silicon programme

February 5, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Called Quantum Large-Scale Integration with Silicon (QLSI), and valued at €15m, it will focus on spin qubits and silicon lithography as the route to maintaining large numbers of quantum bits for information processing. “The partners have already realised many of […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Automakers Push for Congressional Movement on AV Rules

February 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — A group of nearly four-dozen automakers, industry advocacy groups and corporations sent a letter to Congressional leaders Feb. 3 urging action on legislation that would allow for greater deployment of autonomous vehicles. The Coalition for Future Mobility, which […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

HGV Driving After Brexit – The Road Ahead

February 3, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The UK’s complete exit from the EU has been marked by mass confusion. Businesses of all sizes are struggling to grapple with the post-Brexit rules. The haulage industry is at the sharp end of this. With that in mind, Walker […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Biden to SuspendNew Federal Oil and Gas Leasing

January 26, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

President Biden is planning on Wednesday to halt new oil and gas leasing on federal territory, people familiar with the matter said, setting up a confrontation with the oil industry over the future of U.S. energy. The Biden administration has […]


Biden to sign order aimed at pushing federal government to buy American-made products

January 25, 2021

Via: Plant Services

President Biden on Monday will sign an executive order aimed at pushing the federal government to buy more goods produced in the United States, a key part of his campaign pledge to revive domestic manufacturing. The executive order will call […]


UK automakers seek Brexit phase-in period to avoid border mess

December 30, 2020

Via: Automotive News

UK carmakers offered faint praise for the country’s Brexit deal while warning border chaos will be unavoidable unless governments allow more time to meet new customs-related administrative requirements. The accord reached last week with the European Union largely addresses the […]


Agriculture Industry Bets on a New Cash Crop: Carbon

December 23, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. farmers make their living raising crops from the soil each year. Now, some are getting paid for putting something back into their fields: carbon. Big agriculture companies including Bayer AG , Nutrien Ltd. and Cargill Inc. are jockeying with […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

For auto alliance, a chance for a fresh start in D.C.

December 21, 2020

Via: Automotive News

With President-elect Joe Biden preparing to take office in January and his leadership team beginning to take shape, the auto industry has an opportunity to rewrite its relationship with Washington and advance an agenda that steers the U.S. toward an […]

Process, Production, Regulations

California’s new coronavirus curfew does not apply to Tesla

November 23, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Workers at Tesla Inc.’s California vehicle factory are deemed essential and are not impacted by the state’s latest restrictions to curb a new surge in coronavirus infections, the California health department said on Friday. Tesla and local California officials in […]