Economies of Scale

Fresno wants to add more commercial cannabis licenses

Before awarding even a single retail marijuana license, Fresno City Council is considering increasing the number of licensed sellers. The current allocation is 14 retail cannabis licenses – two in each of the council’s seven districts. The city code allows this number to increase to 21, with three in each …

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Outsourcing Strategies to Excel in Manufacturing

NEW DELHI: Manufacturing outsourcing began in the 1970s, when companies contracted non-core processes to third-party vendors to alleviate labor arbitrage and avoid settlement payments. The concept of outsourcing was officially recognized as a business strategy, with increased adoption in the 1990s. Outsourcing opened up opportunities for economies of scale, lower …

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How Utah Could Be The Saudi Arabia Of Sustainable Energy And Why It Likely Not, Writes Editorial Board

We don’t pay lip service to solar, wind and geothermal power, but Cox’s devotion to 20th century sources is depressing. Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune Rocky Mountain Power runs tours to promote its Blue Sky clean energy program with a bus trip to the wind farm at the …

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Elon Musk dragged Bitcoin where he dreaded going

Bitcoin uses a lot of electricity. The same goes for electric cars, space travel, and civilization in general, but few things burn energy so brazenly. To appease criticism, Elon Musk and Michael Saylor announced late last month that Bitcoin miners in North America had agreed to form the Bitcoin Mining …

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Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard

There is one issue that affects virtually every person on the planet, regardless of race, religion, age, income, or place of residence: the climate. Whether it’s droughts, fires, water shortages, hurricanes and floods, crop losses, melting ice and rising sea levels, an ocean that heats up and becomes more acidic, …

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Climate disaster: five ways to tackle it and make the world a better place for you and me

Climate change is a race against time. The sooner we find out, the better. It is possible to alleviate the urgent crisis by focusing on collective actions that include making sustainable lifestyle choices, discouraging fossil fuel industries, stepping up pressure on governments, and securing accountability at every level of governance. …

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Farmers and fishermen reach common ground with government

Instead of an irreconcilable conflict between farmers / fishermen and government, common ground was forged at the National Food Security Summit (NFSS) on May 18-19. In addition, from May 31 to June 2, high-level public-private monitoring meetings were held on the four major programs of the agricultural banner and cross-cutting …

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How Mass Consolidation Turned Food and Energy Companies Into Hack Targets | 2021-06-04

A company that slaughters cattle may seem like an unlikely target for a cyberattack. That is, until you realize that cutting a single company could cripple hamburger and steak supplies for all Americans. That’s the lesson of the recent ransomware attack on one of America’s largest beef producers. Namely, a …

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Global Ship Repair Market Report (2021-2030) –

Dublin, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Global Ship Repair Market Report 2021: Impact of COVID-19 and Recovery until 2030” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global ship repair market emerging from …

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Strong rebound in shipbuilding orders over the five months of 2021

HHI in South Korea is one of the large order shipyards (HHI) Posted on June 1, 2021 at 7:44 PM by The maritime executive The shipbuilding industry is experiencing an upsurge in orders in the first months of 2021 driven by market demand especially in container transport. A new analysis …

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