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OSHA cites United for violations at Newark airport

OSHA cites United for violations at Newark airport

People Express: Its trademark brand of service is back in flight

People Express: Its trademark brand of service is back in flight

Honeywell sells business for $155M, makes other changes in operating units

Honeywell sells business for $155M, makes other changes in operating units

Transportation News

Honeywell sells business for $155M, makes other changes in operating units

Honeywell announced Monday it has sold its Friction Materials business to Federal-Mogul in a $155 million cash deal. Read More »»

Rochelle Park company lands fleet tracking contract

A Rochelle Park-based maker of machine-to-machine solutions announced Thursday that it has been chosen to create a tracking system for Swing Transport's fleet of more than 1,000 dry van trailers. Read More »»

Report: Christie administration pushed Port Authority to hire connected Cranford-based law firm

Sources say that in 2010, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration “pressed” Port Authority officials to hire Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, the Cranford-based law firm where Christie himself once was a partner, according to a Monday night report by The Record. Read More »»

Suddenly, developer is flush with industrial space

In northern New Jersey, demand for Class A warehouse and distribution space is soaring. Industrial vacancy is shrinking. And shovel-ready construction sites are at a premium. Executives at Hartz Mountain Industries know this as well as anyone. Read More »»

Land of luxury: High-end car sales booming in N.J.

Exotic, luxury car ownership is making a comeback, and according to Jim Appleton — president of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers and current chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives — there's no better place to capitalize on it than in the Garden State. Read More »»

iCIMS bolsters senior leadership team

Matawan-based iCIMS, a provider of Software-as-a-Service talent acquisition software, announced Thursday it had named Michael Wilczak senior vice president of corporate development. Read More »»

Procida vehicle closes on $10M in loans

An Englewood Cliffs company on Tuesday announced three loan closings totaling more than $10 million. Read More »»

Parsippany car rental company expands in Germany

Parsippany-based Budget Car Rental announced Tuesday it is opening 150 new facilities in Germany, doubling its total to nearly 300. Read More »»

New system is designed to reduce transportation industry risk

Tractor-trailer accidents have received renewed attention in the New Jersey area recently, following a New Jersey Turnpike accident that seriously injured actor Tracy Morgan, and now a Morristown-based transportation-industry insurer has created a risk management solution for its transportation customers. Read More »»

Port Authority names new airport leaders

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday announced new leaders for four airports around the region: Read More »»

SBA names N.J.'s Small Business Person of the Year, other award winners

It was a time to celebrate for the U.S. Small Business Administration and its members on Tuesday, as the organization named its New Jersey award winners as part of Small Business Week. Read More »»

Christie chief of staff tells Bridgegate panel he had ‘no prior knowledge’ of lane closures

Kevin O’Dowd, Gov. Chris Christie’s chief of staff, told the New Jersey Legislative Select Committee on Investigation Monday that he “had no prior knowledge of, or played no role in” the decision to close lanes at the George Washington Bridge last September as a means of alleged political retribution. Read More »»

Auto insurer coming to the Garden State in August

Nationwide Insurance and the state Department of Banking and Insurance announced Friday that the insurer will enter the New Jersey auto market in August 2014. Read More »»

Hertz reviewing three years’ worth of financial reports

Hertz Global Holdings must review its past three years of financial reports, it said Friday. Read More »»

Mercedes-Benz begins construction project

Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Montvale, announced Thursday it has begun construction of a new West Coast facility in Long Beach, Calif. Read More »»

Port Authority gets $167M federal grant for post-Sandy PATH work

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced last week that it has received an additional $167 million in federal funding for post-Superstorm Sandy work on the PATH rail system. Read More »»

CBRE orchestrates renewal at Edison industrial site

Performance Team Freight Systems Inc. has renewed its 193,100-square-foot industrial lease at 145 Talmadge Road in Edison, according to brokerage firm CBRE. Read More »»

Port Newark-based FAPS provides modifications for automobiles coming in, going out of the country

Let's say you drive a foreign car. Maybe it's German, Japanese, South Korean, whatever. Ever wonder how that import got from Asia or Europe to your driveway in the Garden State? Read More »»

Hess sells retail gas business for $2.8B

The Hess Corp. announced Thursday it's finally out of the retail gas business. Read More »»

Jersey City files $400 million lawsuit against Port Authority over tax agreements

After first pledging to do so in November, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced Thursday that the city had filed a $400 million lawsuit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over tax discrepancies for properties it owns. Read More »»

Poll Question of the Week:

With John Degnan sworn in as the new chairman of the Port Authority, is Bridgegate finally behind us?

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