Stories tagged: warehouse
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Two people died after a massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, damaging nearby buildings and homes and rousing frightened people from their sleep miles away, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Doing your job side-by-side with robots isn’t easy. According to their makers, the machines should take on the most mundane and physically strenuous tasks. In reality, they’re also creating new …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
The Jensen-Byrd warehouse on Main Avenue was first built as a storage facility for the Marshall-Wells Company in 1909. Today, it’s part of the WSU campus in the University District.
Mon., June 24, 2019
The Velox Naval Supply Depot got its name from a famous racehorse in the 1890s, Harry Velox. Now the 530-acre property, near Sullivan Road and Trent Avenue, is a business …
Sun., May 12, 2019
The strike of 500 Spokane teamsters and chauffeurs is off. An agreement to end the week-old strike means the men will return to work the next day.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Amazon.com, fighting back against the image of poor working conditions at its warehouses, has been calling workers around the country into “all-hands” meetings in the past week where they’ve been …
Fri., April 13, 2018
An unnamed company has submitted conceptual plans for a huge warehouse near the Spokane International Airport. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment Thursday on whether the e-commerce giant was checking …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
Another warehouse is coming to Playfair Commerce Park, according to city permit records.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017
Washington State University has stopped negotiations with the company given the green light to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building near the downtown Spokane Riverpoint campus and will instead start over …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016
Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said Saturday that the death toll could …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016
A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia’s emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims …
Thu., March 12, 2015
A multinational corporation that specializes in aftermarket and specialty auto parts will open a distribution center on the West Plains. Keystone Automotive Corp., a subsidiary of LKQ Corp., will build …