Herald Business Journal

Auto industry cries foul as Trump moves toward car tariffs

Trump’s latest plan is to consider slapping tariffs on imported autos and auto parts.

  • Jul 18, 2018


Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Wednesday’s passenger was Mannequin Skywalker, an instrumented dummy in a blue flight suit.

  • Jul 18, 2018


Soy “milk” makers may need to find alternative description

The FDA signaled plans to start enforcing a federal standard that defines “milk” as coming from cows.

  • Jul 18, 2018


Coastal bank has a good first day of Wall Street trading

The Everett-based company’s stock was offered at $14.50 and rose to $16.40 by the close of trading.

New Air Force One will be red, white and blue, Trump says

The present light-blue color scheme on the Everett-built 747s was chosen by President Kennedy.

Boeing wins $12.7 billion deal with VietJet Aviation

The agreement covers 80 of Boeing’s 737 Max 10 planes and 20 of the 737 Max 8 models.

Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

The company hopes to have monthly oribial launches of its Electron rocket.

Northwest cherry farmers face the pitfalls of a trade war

The 50 percent tariffs tacked to U.S. cherries is putting a dent in imports of the fruit to China.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Multi-billion-dollar Hanford bidding process delayed

CH2M now holds a central Hanford cleanup contract worth about $5.8 billion.

  • Jul 18, 2018

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system

The EU says the company forced handset makers to install Google apps.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

It covers a third of the global economy and markets of more than 600 million people.

  • Jul 18, 2018

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Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries

But operators will follow the Coast Guard’s revised policy and stay farther away.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Japan-made passenger jet showcased at Farnborough

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet displayed its advanced state of development and high performance.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Edmonds asbestos-removal firm cited for improper handling

The state has accused Above & Beyond Asbestos Removal of multiple “willful and serious violations.”

Amazon upbeat on Prime Day, despite early glitches

The retailer’s website had problems on Monday — the shopping holiday it created.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Lawmakers warn that Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

The administration ordered the tariffs in response to a complaint from a paper producer in Washington.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Bitter Rivals Airbus and Boeing agree: No one wins trade war

Boeing’s CEO said resolving the dispute is essential because the industry relies on the free flow of goods.

As Boeing 797 nears, GE ‘wrestling’ with what to do on engines

General Electric said it’s not convinced there will be enough demand for the airplane.

Boeing rewriting business model as 797 plans take shape

The company hopes to make money not only by building and selling the plane but from keeping it flying.