In a glass-walled conference room at the California headquarters of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told Texas officials he was interested in building the world’s first commercial rocket launchpad in their state -- if the state could compete.
What does “crossing our border” or “entering the United States” mean in 2014? After four decades of working the border in its many forms -- from my career in the Coast Guard, and going back to two years with the Drug Enforcement Administration in El Paso, Texas, in the 1970s -- I now believe we need to start by reimagining it.
SBM Offshore NV, Modec Inc, and BW Offshore Ltd are competing to supply Petroleo Brasileiro SA with a production vessel as the biggest producer in ultra-deep waters looks to rebound from the lowest domestic output since 2008, said two people with knowledge of the tender process.
Brazil’s $3 billion plan to build remote airports to handle freight seeks to end dependence on cargo shipments along the Amazon River and potholed roads that contribute to transport costs twice the U.S. average.
Texas officials asked an appellate court to revive a state requirement that abortion doctors affiliate with local hospitals by overturning a federal judge’s finding that the measure isn’t medically necessary and places an unconstitutional burden on women seeking to end pregnancies.