PROJECT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROJECT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Google building fleet of package-delivering drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp">Google building fleet of package-delivering drones</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com, which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. Google Inc. has dubbed its effort “Project Wing.” Although Google expects it to take several m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583489042014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:01 MDT Letter: Central Pointe project should be unique http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326664-82/central-pointe-project-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326664-82/central-pointe-project-south.html.csp">Letter: Central Pointe project should be unique</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T12:05:03.447-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Finally it looks like the Central Pointe project in South Salt Lake will become a reality. The 12 acres owned by the city stand on the west side of 2200 South State Street on the new streetcar line. The Boyer Company is in negotiations with the city to develop it. Construction should begin next year with completion in 2016. I hope the Boyer Company and the city remember to develop the area with a central theme and a personality that is distinctively different from other shopping areas. Bob LeMo...</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> 58326664@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:05:03 MDT Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325772-79/oracle-state-oregon-website.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325772-79/oracle-state-oregon-website.html.csp">Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN J. COOPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salem, Ore. • The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company’s role in creating the troubled website for the state’s online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in Salem, alleges that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Oracle was the largest technology contractor working on Oregon’s health insurance enrollment websit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583257722014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:58 MDT Egypt picks consortium to draft Suez Canal plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312585-79/canal-project-egypt-suez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312585-79/canal-project-egypt-suez.html.csp">Egypt picks consortium to draft Suez Canal plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAGGIE MICHAEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T08:35:01.64-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • Egypt selected a consortium of Egyptian and the Persian Gulf companies Tuesday to develop the government’s mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones, officials said. Egyptian authorities say the massive development plan is badly needed to help boost an economy that has been ravaged by three years of political turmoil. The Suez Canal is a key source of revenue for Egypt, bringing in around $5 billion annually. Canal Autho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583125852014-08-19T08:35:01.64-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T08:35:01.64-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312585@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:35:01 MDT Australia may cut renewables as solar project falters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309461-79/energy-solar-project-australia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309461-79/energy-solar-project-australia.html.csp">Australia may cut renewables as solar project falters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Iain Wilson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T12:10:01.908-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Plans to build the world’s largest solar power plant of its kind have been scrapped in Australia after the developers questioned the government’s commitment to clean energy. Solar Systems said it suspended plans for a 100-megawatt plant in the Australian state of Victoria. The plant, which would have used concentrating photovoltaic technology to intensify the power of the sun, would have been three times larger than any currently commissioned projects, according to data compiled by Bloom...</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> 58309461@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:10:01 MDT Not so lonely: Jack Antonoff spins off from fun. with Bleachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58279485-223/fun-album-bleachers-antonoff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58279485-223/fun-album-bleachers-antonoff.html.csp">Not so lonely: Jack Antonoff spins off from fun. with Bleachers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MESFIN FEKADU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T17:54:36.233-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jack Antonoff is spinning off from his chart-topping band fun., but he’s recruited some big-time backup for his solo side project: Yoko Ono and Lena Dunham. The 30-year-old guitarist has taken a break from the Grammy Award-winning pop-rock trio for his project Bleachers, releasing the album “Strange Desire” last month. Ono makes an appearance on the record, and his “Girls”-starring girlfriend directed the music video for lead single “I Wanna Get Better,” currently No. 1 on Billboard’s alternati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582794852014-08-15T17:54:36.233-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T17:54:36.233-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279485@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:54:36 MDT Outlook brightens for old Cottonwood Mall site in Holladay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288488-79/cottonwood-mall-corp-hughes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288488-79/cottonwood-mall-corp-hughes.html.csp">Outlook brightens for old Cottonwood Mall site in Holladay</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:45:57.034-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay Mayor Rob Dahle’s expectations are building that the old Cottonwood Mall site will be revitalized soon. Fueling his optimism is a recent commitment by Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres to establish a 10-screen, 2,300-seat complex — complete with an IMAX screen — in the 57-acre mixed-used project being redeveloped by Howard Hughes Corp. The Miller family’s decision to become part of the Holladay project follows the June disclosure that Smith’s Food and Drug had signed a letter of intent ...</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> 58288488@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:45:57 MDT Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294062-79/alaska-epa-mine-pebble.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294062-79/alaska-epa-mine-pebble.html.csp">Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:52:02.256-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anchorage • Hundreds of people turned out in Anchorage to comment on a proposal that would severely restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region. The proposal, made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month, effectively would bar the type of development that the mine’s owner, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., has discussed. The agency is hosting public meetings in Alaska this week, though written comments can be submitted through Sept. 19. People on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582940622014-08-13T16:52:02.256-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T16:52:02.256-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294062@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:52:02 MDT Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58251294-223/mirren-foot-hundred-journey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58251294-223/mirren-foot-hundred-journey.html.csp">Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SANDY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T12:07:25.833-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 12:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” she fears: “Oh my God, is it going to suck?” Never mind that the 69-year-old Dame of the British Empire who won an Oscar for playing the Queen just said a four-letter word. Mirren also said that when she takes time off work, she worries that she has forgotten how to act altogether. Of course, her 45...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582512942014-08-07T12:07:25.833-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T12:07:25.833-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251294@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:07:25 MDT Egypt starts digging new section of Suez Canal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263230-68/canal-egypt-digging-project.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263230-68/canal-egypt-digging-project.html.csp">Egypt starts digging new section of Suez Canal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAGGIE MICHAEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:50:02.022-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • Egypt’s president on Tuesday inaugurated the digging of a new section of the Suez Canal, a $4 billion military-led project to expand a key corridor of world trade that he says will be finished next year. As warplanes flew overhead in a ceremony broadcast on state television from the canal city of Ismailia, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said that the new 35-km (22 mile) segment is part of several planned mega projects to boost the country’s dilapidated economy. Egypt is the gatekeeper of the cana...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582632302014-08-05T10:50:02.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:50:02.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263230@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:50:02 MDT Thursday on TV: 'Project Runway' is really annoying me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58246545-63/nbc-judges-watching-ago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58246545-63/nbc-judges-watching-ago.html.csp">Thursday on TV: 'Project Runway' is really annoying me</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T12:23:01.511-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 12:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, I'm willing to admit that I'm a fan of Project Runway (7 p.m., Lifetime). I was mocking my daughter for watching it a few years ago, and she got me to sit down and watch it with her.Weirdly enough, I was hooked.After last week's Season 13 premiere, I'm sort of tempted to give up on the show for a couple of reasons:First, the winning dress last week was hideous. I could go to a thrift store, rip the bottom off a dress, cut the top of the sleeves open and stain it and I'd have something close ...</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> 58246545@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:23:01 MDT Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233634-79/fuel-project-nuclear-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233634-79/fuel-project-nuclear-money.html.csp">Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEG KINNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T15:19:32.143-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Savannah River Site, S.C. • South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state’s congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward. U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott said Monday that congressional budgets have the money to keep the mixed oxide fuel project from being suspended. Construction began on the plant in 2007. It is part of an agreement with Russia to turn nuclear weapons into reac...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582336342014-07-28T15:19:32.143-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T15:19:32.143-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233634@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:19:32 MDT Scott D. Pierce: ‘Manhattan’ feels like sci-fi, but it’s history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58212057-223/manhattan-series-war-hickey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58212057-223/manhattan-series-war-hickey.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: ‘Manhattan’ feels like sci-fi, but it’s history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T16:36:52.295-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Imagine a TV series about a group of people sequestered in the middle of nowhere, secretly racing to build the ultimate weapon to end a war that has engulfed their planet. As millions are dying across their world, they’re desperate to perfect this weapon before the powers of evil do. Sounds like science fiction, but it’s science fact. It’s “Manhattan,” a new drama series about the Manhattan Project, which built the atomic bombs that ended World War II. “We sometimes talk about this story as a t...</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> 58212057@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:36:52 MDT Jewish center unveils $100,000 solar panel array to help ‘repair the world’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173998-78/array-center-jcc-kilowatt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173998-78/array-center-jcc-kilowatt.html.csp">Jewish center unveils $100,000 solar panel array to help ‘repair the world’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T21:55:37.664-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center unveiled its $100,000 solar panel project Sunday as part of the family fun day. A JCC news release said that thanks to Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy program, the center was able to install a 2.08 kilowatt array on its main building plus a 20.08 kilowatt array on the roof of its indoor pool facility. The JCC said the project is an extension of its commitment to the ideal of Tikkun Olum, Hebrew for “repairing the world.” Sunday’s ...</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> 58173998@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:55:37 MDT Work on Salt Lake City’s new airport ready for takeoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194814-78/airport-lake-salt-terminal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194814-78/airport-lake-salt-terminal.html.csp">Work on Salt Lake City’s new airport ready for takeoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T21:01:14.494-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After two decades of planning, Salt Lake City will begin today building the airport of tomorrow. The $1.8 billion project will boast a brand-new terminal and, officials say, transform Salt Lake City International into one of the nation’s most efficient airports. One of the construction tricks will be keeping the existing airport running — with all those jets landing and taking off and millions of passengers arriving and departing — while a new airport takes shape around it. “The logistics of op...</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> 58194814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:01:14 MDT Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177158-68/library-roosevelt-presidential-collection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177158-68/library-roosevelt-presidential-collection.html.csp">Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BURBACH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T12:34:05.671-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • Theodore Roosevelt’s love of the country’s untouched, natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, parks and monuments during his presidency. His legacy, though, is being preserved digitally. A devoted group of scholars and Roosevelt admirers has been scanning his papers and artifacts for years and is finalizing a design for a library and museum commemorating the life of the 26th president. Unlike the presidential libraries that came before it,...</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> 58177158@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:34:05 MDT