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Aircraft orders increase durable goods outlook, but spending soft

A surge in demand for commercial aircraft lifted orders for big-ticket manufactured goods in September, but businesses spent less on computers and machinery. The Commerce Department says orders for durable goods rose 3.3 percent last month. Overall, it was the best showing since January. But excluding transportation, orders fell 0.8 percent after having risen 1.9… Continue Reading Aircraft orders increase durable goods outlook, but spending soft

Springs FedEx planes cut emissions

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FedEx has upgraded its aircraft at the Colorado Springs Airport to Boeing 757s. The new equipment will allow FedEx to move closer to its goal of reducing fuel consumption up to 36 percent and lower greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent, said airport Aviation Director Mark Earle. Company officials said it was targeting a 20-percent emissions… Continue Reading Springs FedEx planes cut emissions

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