| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Port of Baltimore officials say they "are preparing for the worst," in the event of a longshoremen's strike at one minute past midnight Dec. 30.
But that would be nothing, they say, compared with a management decision to lock out workers at the...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:55 PM
In a post earlier today on the anniversary of the publication of Darwin's Origin of Species, I casually grouped creationsts among hysterics about the Obama re-election and other individuals who do not appear to be wired to code. I may not have done them...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:57 PM
The sales force for the port of Baltimore travels the country and the world, looking for business.
It could be farm equipment manufactured in the Midwest on its way to Australia or furniture coming from South America or Alabama-built Hondas headed for...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The Port of Baltimore led the nation in vehicle and roll on/roll off traffic in 2012 and surpassed previous marks for general cargo handling, state officials announced Wednesday.
The port's public and private terminals moved 652,000 vehicles last year,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years.
A strike would clot...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The port of Baltimore moved up one spot in the national rankings in cargo handling last year on the strength of a 37 percent jump from 2009 in the value of shipments over its docks, according to the U.S. Census.
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday that the...
| Feb 27, 2011
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.
NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
| Nov 14, 2011
I'm putting out a call to any Howard County resident who was a Rosie the Riveter during World War II and to family members of a Rosie. You are a Rosie if you answered the government's call through articles in magazines and fliers — "Women, you could...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Tech Center student places third in national welding competition
Collins Lethbridge, a student at Francis Scott Key High School who is also a welding technologies student at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, recently competed in the...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:59 AM
The Port of Baltimore's public terminals set new marks last year in the handling of vehicles, containers and wood pulp while also posting a strong showing in the areas of general cargo and farm and construction machinery.
The figures, released Thursday,...
| Mar 28, 2003
If Raymond Book does his job just right, no one should know he did his job at all.
At a crammed construction site wedged into downtown's west side, hulking cranes and other heavy machinery chip away at the aged exterior of the Hippodrome Performing...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:16 PM
BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping's crackdown on corruption has sown so much fear that many Chinese officials are doing anything to stay out of trouble - from dithering over approving big-ticket projects to seeking early retirement.
A small number...