EQUIPMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EQUIPMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ship picks up pings consistent with a plane’s ‘black boxes’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787914-68/ocean-search-flight-detected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787914-68/ocean-search-flight-detected.html.csp">Ship picks up pings consistent with a plane’s ‘black boxes’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICK PERRY </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALLEN G. BREED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T19:48:01.325-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 07:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official called the “most promising lead” yet in the search for Flight 370. Officials coordinating the multinational search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet still urged caution Monday after a weekend that also brought reports of “acoustic noise” picked up by a Chinese vessel also trying to solve the aviatio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577879142014-04-07T19:48:01.325-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T19:48:01.325-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787914@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:48:01 MDT ’Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785502-68/ocean-flight-search-signals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785502-68/ocean-flight-search-signals.html.csp">’Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICK PERRY and ALLEN G. BREED </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T15:00:10.35-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 03:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official called the “most promising lead” yet in the search for Flight 370. Officials coordinating the multinational search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet still urged caution Monday after a weekend that also brought reports of “acoustic noise” picked up by a Chinese vessel also trying to solve the aviation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577855022014-04-07T15:00:10.35-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T15:00:10.35-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785502@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:00:10 MDT Ships race to investigate signals in jet search http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782869-68/search-equipment-australian-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782869-68/search-equipment-australian-chinese.html.csp">Ships race to investigate signals in jet search</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICK PERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T22:03:01.858-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet raced toward a patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday to determine whether a few brief sounds picked up by underwater equipment came from the plane’s black boxes, whose battery-powered pingers are on the verge of dying out. Ships scouring a remote stretch of water for the plane that vanished nearly a month ago detected three separate sounds over three days. A Chinese ship picked up an electronic pulsing signal on F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577828692014-04-06T22:03:01.858-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T22:03:01.858-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782869@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:03:01 MDT Ships race to investigate signals in jet search http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57781850-200/search-plane-australian-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57781850-200/search-plane-australian-chinese.html.csp">Ships race to investigate signals in jet search</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICK PERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T12:30:16.166-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet raced toward a patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday to determine whether a few brief sounds picked up by underwater equipment came from the plane’s black boxes, whose battery-powered pingers are on the verge of dying out. Ships scouring a remote stretch of water for the plane that vanished nearly a month ago detected three separate sounds over three days. A Chinese ship picked up an electronic pulsing signal on Fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57781850@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:30:16 MDT After electrocution scare, Salt Lake cops arrest suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57758477-78/police-warehouse-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57758477-78/police-warehouse-lake-salt.html.csp">After electrocution scare, Salt Lake cops arrest suspect</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T14:00:41.871-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As burglary calls go, an early Tuesday morning response turned out to be major one, involving police, canines and paramedics. Salt Lake City police got the initial burglary-in-progress call at 4:51 a.m., but did not find anything amiss when they entered the Mark Steel Corp. warehouse at 1230 W. 200 South. Shortly after 8 a.m., though, a second 911 call sent officers back to the scene. This time, dogs were used to help the search, and officers spotted the 34-year-old male suspect tucked into the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758477@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:00:41 MDT Drought, cold temperatures bring mixed results to snow sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57681916-79/percent-january-snow-apparel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57681916-79/percent-january-snow-apparel.html.csp">Drought, cold temperatures bring mixed results to snow sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T07:37:12.624-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The drought in the western United States and frigid temperatures in the east and midwest have brought mixed results for ski and snowboarding retailers across the country. The latest SnowSports Industries (SIA) RetailTRAK survey shows that while the snow sports retail market is up 4 percent in units sold and increased 7 percent in dollars sold to $2.8 billion for the 2013-14 year, January sales showed a 4 percent drop in equipment, a 12 percent drop in apparel and a 10 percent in accessories sale...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57681916@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:37:12 MDT Heavy equipment company expanding in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57701861-79/equipment-honnen-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57701861-79/equipment-honnen-lake-salt.html.csp">Heavy equipment company expanding in Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T13:31:03.678-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honnen Heavy Equipment — a Salt Lake City-based dealership for John Deere and Hitachi construction equipment, Wirtgen milling machines, Hamm rollers and compactors, Vogele pavers and Kleeman crushers — is expanding. The company is building a new facility at 1380 S. Distribution Drive near the corner of Bangerter Highway and California Ave. “We are excited about the increased space in our parts warehouse and the new service offerings this larger facility will provide for our customers,” said Mark...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57701861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:31:03 MDT GE to spin off lending unit, plans IPO later this year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676202-79/billion-equipment-later-plans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676202-79/billion-equipment-later-plans.html.csp">GE to spin off lending unit, plans IPO later this year</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T08:37:02.532-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fairfield, Conn. • General Electric is moving ahead with plans to spin off its North American consumer lending unit, and it aims to complete an initial public offering for the business later this year. The company, to be called Synchrony Financial, estimates proceeds of up to $100 million from the offering, a figure it devised primarily to calculate a filing fee, according to a document filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The document did not indicate how many shares will...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576762022014-03-13T08:37:02.532-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T08:37:02.532-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676202@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:37:02 MDT Norwegian arms firm charged with corruption http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596138-79/norwegian-charges-kongsberg-authorities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596138-79/norwegian-charges-kongsberg-authorities.html.csp">Norwegian arms firm charged with corruption</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T08:26:01.906-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockholm • The Norwegian defense group Kongsberg says it has been charged with corruption relating to its activities in Romania. Kongsberg say it was informed of the charges Tuesday by the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime. It added that the charges are linked to deliveries of communication equipment to Romania from 1999 to 2008, but didn’t provide any more details. In 1999-2001 the company said it had secured communication equip...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575961382014-02-25T08:26:01.906-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T08:26:01.906-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596138@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:26:01 MDT